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...
Authentic antique, 19th century, Russian Triptych icon Deesis with Selected Saints composed of three bronze icons mounted in wooden casing. The Savior enthroned with mourning The Virgin and John the Baptist in the center panel, flanked by two icons depicting The Guardian Angel and saints: Zossima and Sabbatius of Solovetskii monastery.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age of 100 years, no repairs or restoration...
Very charming antique Staffordshire spill vase of a couple and a dog. The center is a spill vase tree with a male sitting on a fence and a female standing with a hat and a dog sitting at their feet. The colors are lovely as as the details of the faces and clothing. This dates to the 1850's and there are no chips or cracks. The vase measures 6.25" high and about 3.5" wide. A wonderful figurine!
Nice antique Victorian white ironstone pitcher with pink roses by W.H. Grindley & Co. The pitcher has ornate embossed designs with lovely pink roses and greenery and gold highlights. There are no chips or cracks and there is some loss of the gold highlights. The pitcher measures 8" high and about 8" wide at its widest points. It is marked W.H. Grindley & Co. A lovely pitcher!
Authentic antique, 18th -19th century, Russian Orthodox Icon Mother of God Fedorovskaya.
The Icon is traditionally finely hand painted in tempera on a gessoed wooden panel. The icon is cased in decorated in repousee brass frame.
CONDITION: With an old patina and wear, some flakes in gesso and paint.
DIMENSIONS: 31.5 cm x 27 cm (12 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in)...
A rare ratafia glass, or perhaps more correctly surfeit water glass, with drawn trumpet bowl engraved with what looks like a cornflower, the supporting foliage spiraling up the length of the bowl above a plain stem with elongated tear standing on a folded conical foot. The proportions of the glass are typical of ratafias but are scaled up to over eight inches tall. It is rare for this style of glass to have a plain stem...
Antique 19th century Jerusalem School Mother-of-Pearl Orthodox Christian Icon
Antique 19th century, Jerusalem School, Mother-of-Pearl Orthodox Christian Icon of convex oval form, finely carved in low relief with a central arched niche depicting The Nativity, flanked by two smaller arched niches depicting the scene of the Annunciation, with the winged angel on the right and the kneeling Holy Virgin on the left. Engraved underneath “NATIVITA” and surrounded with floral adornment...
Fine set of Twelve Alvin sterling napkin rings in fine condition.
A fine pair of Sheffield Silver Candlesticks by Mathew Boulton c.1790. Boulton a famed English inventor and manufacturer of fine Sheffield Silver Plate. Each candle stick is hall marked with the Boulton touch mark. Measuring 8.5" T x 4.5"W. in very good condition some copper showing through.
This pair of neoclassical urns or jardinieres are carved from alabaster stone and reside on matched scaglola pedestals, and date from from the mid to late 19th century. Heights including pedestals are 69 and 67.5 in (175.5 and 171.5 cm). The urns have some surface dirt and chips at the bases, and one panel of alabaster is missing from one side of one base as seen in our images. The pedestals have abrasions, obvious scratches and chip losses.
This Mennonite Hexagons quilt makes a stunning composition. The colors are beautifully arranged with the peach color blocks in all the right places. The red and black borders repeat the same fabrics within the quilt. The quilt is almost entirely made of fine wools with a few scattered pieces of velvet. The back is a chestnut colored wool.
It is in excellent condition; measurements are 76" x 79". Made in Pennsylvania; circa 1870.