Of very small size, this coconut is deeply carved and has a brass stopper with cork. Possibly a perfume or snuff bottle, it measures a diminutive 1 5/8" x 1 1/4", and has a very dark and shiny patina. The "eyes" only one of which remains, are oval shaped brass pieces with a blue trade bead in the center. The Brass cap has a cork stopper and is attached with a small brass chain...
An unusual French faience costrel painted with a floral design in yellow and blue. Probably Le Croisic. Height: 13.5 cm. 17/18th cent.
Description of item: This is a rare and beautiful lidded soup tureen, Paris ware, made ca. 1840, with a pretty hand painted flower design and gold rims...
Description of item: This is a very pretty pair of Limoges hand painted perfume bottles, made ca. 1900, with floral designs and they both have their original stoppers and one of the pair is signed by the painter...
Description of item: This is a very pretty and unusual tin plate depicting "Flora", a woman holding a two-handled urn with flowers, made ca. 1890s. It has a beautiful gold and green border and is in pretty good shape, considering its age...
Description of item: This is a very nice round jewelry box made in France, made ca. 1900 in gilded white metal. It has a beautiful gold leaf design of two men gambling. The side of the box is decorated with a garland pattern. It rests on 4 small feet. Please see the photos and the condition report--they are part of the description.
Please note that the photo of the side of the box makes it look like it is silver but it is gold as seen in the other photos...
Large white small diamond print fabric of what may be soft linen type window pane . Pull string cinch at waist. Pin tucks at neck front. Condition is good to fair for age. No stains. It does have two small repairable holes to the top front and front skirt part. al in all still a nice dress for the very big girl dolls...
Very good condition and for a large doll.
20" from top of shoulder to bottom hem.
waist across 12" and is adjustable as it will give a little more and can be cinched in with attached belt.
Sleeve length about 11" from cuff to top.
does have some stitched repairs to collar.
I believe this dress to be Edwardian Period. Very sweet.
sleeve opening about 4" across.
Neck opening , about 41/2 across.
All measurements taken laying flat.
This comport is in excellent condition considering its age . It was produced by Northwood initially in 1899. The pattern is Nautilus Argonaut and the color is shell ivory with gold decorations The comport measures 4.75" high.I will pay postage if mailed to an area in the continental USA.
This is an early sabot (shoe) made at the Grande Maison pottery in France between 1860 and 1883. It is hand-painted with a Petite Bretonne holding a flower and other flower sprays including one on the back of the shoe. There are minor nicks in the glazes on the upper rim and toe, very typical for this soft pottery. A wonderful survivor, measuring 6 inches long, 3 inches high and 2-1/4 inches wide.
Handsome magnifier. Staghorn handle with sterling silver mount. A detailed ram's head in relief surrounded by beaded elements is found on the elaborate mount. A wreath and ribbon design further enhances its end. Hallmarks: Harrison Bros., Sheffield 1894. 5" W., 10 3/4" L.
Sterling silver letter opener with tortoise shell handle. An elaborate scrolling mount separates the handle from the opener. Hallmarks: John Gilbert, Birmingham 1862. 1 1/4" W., 8 1/2" L.
Elegant quality and design. Tortoise-shell handle with blonde highlights is inlaid with sterling silver. The urn and pendant floral design has hand-chased detail. Back of handle is all silver. Hallmarks: William Briggs, Sheffield 1888. 3 1/2" W., 8 1/4" L.
Antique English silver plate cruet set.
This pitcher is in great shape. Thanks for looking.
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God of Vladimir - Vladimirskaya.
The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé gild metal oklad...
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God, Fedorovskaya.
The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé iron oklad...
Authentic antique, 18th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God Vladimirskaya.
The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel and encased with the repoussé iron oklad. This unusual way to encase the icon in iron oklad was usually used in time of war...