An exceptionally fine French "Paris "porcelain baluster form urn, almost certainly made by Nast, circa 1816-1826. The ovoid central body with four-arched and colorfully decorated flower reserves, within gilt surrounds, and flanked by swan-headed handles beneath an everted rim, all on a short stem on square base...
A barrel shape tumbler with engraved decoration of tassels and flower garlands. C 1810-20, Swedish Empire period (just before the enthronement of the still reigning Bernadotte dynasty). Polished pontil mark. Height " 3 ½ / 9,4 cm. Condition: fine.
Lovely sterling silver and tortoise magnifier. The tortoise with blond highlights is beautifully inlaid with an elaborately chased rose. Hallmarks: Birmingham 1917. 5 1/4' L.
An enamel and gilt clasp, French, cloisonné decoration in the Neo-Empire style of the 1880’s. Width "2/ 5,5 cm. Condition: a few hardly visible chips to the enamel.
Featuring a miniature object d'art, a rare little antique Austrian figural enamel scent bottle in shape of a barrel or keg of wine/spirits depicting courting scenes on either side, and on one end, a man and the other, a woman. The barrel is enamel also. The mounts, holder, spiget, and figural stopper of boy holding mug are metal, probably brass. Excellent condition, with one tiny flake in enamel...
Antique, 19th century, Jerusalem School, Mother-of-Pearl, Orthodox Christian Icon of convex oval form finely carved in low relief with a central oval medallion depicting the Baptism of Jesus, in Jordan river, by John the Baptist, as recorded in the Biblical Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.
Also depicting the winged angel, to the left, the Holy Spirit descending on him as a dove...
Antique 19th century dated 1885, Imperial Russian Silver-gilt icon vigil lamp Lampada.
The lobed ovoid body of traditional form with pierced crown, mounted with three spiraling chain loops, suspended from three chains.
The lamp is fully hallmarked with Jeweler initials Cyrillic DM' for Mahalov Dmitry Vasilyevich, (1885-1897)...
A fine Qing Dynasty, 19th Century Manchu Rank Feather and original case. These were worn on hats by officials to designate rank in the Court. The plume has one "eye" from a peacock feather. The original case to house the feather is extremely rare. Includes, Rank Feather, Jade Feather Holder, Case. Published and Illustrated in the catalog "Elegance of the Qing Court." A copy of the catalog is included in the sale.
Antique, Caucasian, possibly Georgian or Armenian, silver jug – decanter, of elegant form, on a circular spreading foot, with s - scroll handle and detachable bulbous stopper, 19th century Caucasus.
The surface decorated with finely engraved flower heads between bands of a meandering, flowering vine.
Marked on the foot with five various silver hallmarks.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 20.7 cm (8 1/8 inch). Diameter: 9.3 cm (3 5/8 inch)...
A beautiful set of three emerald green roemers with cup bowls, applied prunts of the stem, and folded feet and polished pontils. Condition is excellent, with no chips, cracks, or restoration. The height of each is 4 7/16", with a bowl diameter of 2 1/2" and a foot diameter of 3".
NOTE: The price given is for the set of 3, but each can be purchased separately.
Authentic antique, 19th century, finely hand painted on a wooden panel, Russian Orthodox Icon of The Christ Pantocrator.
MEASUREMENTS: 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with a nice old patina. The border with remains of the iron nails, which previously held on oklad in which the icon was originally encased. Some flakes and scratches in the paint. No repairs or restorations...
This decorative vase depicts six panels to the body, three variations of flowers and a further three depicting a Lakescape scene.
The neck depicts a starburst patterned border showing scrollwork with diamond shape and foliate border above...
A charming small watercolor on paper painting of a young boy wearing a naval uniform and holding a flute, which is used to pipe the hours. Period bird's eye maple frame with period backboard.,
The painting has even light toning and is in excellent condition, with no folds, tears, or restoration. Sight size is 8 1/8" by 6 1/2", and the framed size is 11 3/8" by 9 3/8".
Antique English sterling silver repousse lid and 10 sided star cut base glass ladies dressing jar. The lid is gorgeous with swags, florals, feathers, and has a blank center cartouche that can be personalized. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1897. It has a gold wash and has one little pin dot hole that is very hard to see. The 10 sided glass jar with star cut base has no chips or cracks. The jar measures 1.5" high and 2" across. A wonderful jar!
Fabulous English sterling silver repousse lid and 10 sided heavy glass pot/jar. The lid has several roses, florals, buds, and leaves with a raised center blank cartouche that can be personalized. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1906 and has a gold wash on the inside. There are 2 little dents on the side of the lid. The heavy glass is 10 sided and has no chips or cracks. It measures 3.5" high and 1.5" across. Just a beautiful jar!
Very rare 18thc Spanish tile family crest- later framed with broad mahogany frame-composed of 36 tiles-32 inches by 32 inches-add 3 inches all around for hand made frame-minor chips to surface-dazzling colors for use inside or out side-perfect over fire place