Chelsea Holosteric Barometer with thermometer.
C.1900. 10" in. diameter.
In heavy silver plate, this desk or service bell is monogrammed with the logo of the Furness Bermuda cruise and shipping line, which established service between New York and Bermuda in 1919, delivering mail, cargo, and passengers. Dubbed the "Millionaires Line" because of its luxurious accommodations, the 40 hour trip became a popular cruise to the island of Bermuda...
Kris (Keris) Handle/Hilt, Indonesia
Kris handle or “keris” hilt, 2.4"H x 1"W x 1.5"D, wood, rich, dark patina, late 19th –Century (?), possibly Minangkabau, West Sumatra.
Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass, with ring turned body and sunshade and eyepiece slide. Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia. Probably English, circa 1870.
Length Open: 5.25"
Length Closed: 17.25"
Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S...
A PAIR OF BRASS MODEL SIGNAL CANNONS, European 19th century type, well executed brass cannon with turned details, on cast iron carriages having pierced design and fitted with eight spoke cast iron wheels.
Cannon lengths 11 1/2 in.,
overall lengths 17.75 in.
Signal cannons were used by ships coming into harbor, which would signal the authorities in the port to come and inspect the ship before it offloaded goods and crew...
A SIGNED WOOD & COPPER Weathervane
Art Deco decanter set with decanter and four glasses in three colors by Val St Lambert. The decanter is done in clear and purple, two glasses are clear and blue and the other two are clear and maroon. The set is circa 1920's and is in wonderful condition. There are no chips or cracks on any of the pieces. The decanter with stopper is 9" tall and is 6" wide across the bottom. The glasses are 2 3/4" tall and are 2" wide across the top...
Cut glass ice bucket by J. Hoare & Company. It is from the Brilliant Period, Circa 1890. The bucket measures 5 3/4" tall, 6" wide and 3 1/4" deep. It has a faint signature on the bottom and it is in good condition. There are no chips or cracks on this piece.
Large 19th century American antique ships wheel. It is hard to find a vintage ships wheel of this quality. This ships wheel measures4 4 inches in diam.from tip to tip and 32 inches inside and 2.5 inches thick. This maritime ships wheel was made from solid teak with a iron hub and dates from the mid to late 19th century.It is in excellent condition. Just in from a coastal New England estate. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Finely preserved in all its elaborate classical detail, this carved bone prisoner-of-war scrimshaw dominoes box retains its bones and counters in separate interior compartments. Four booted and helmeted “bearers” form the corners, with sides and barreled sliding lids reticulated in flowing floral and geometric designs...
An excellent example of the noted French instrument maker, Naudet, Hulot et Companie, is the handsome brass-bound wall unit. Dated circa 1880, it combines a holosteric barometer with two crescent thermometers, Reaumur(Centigrade) and Fehrenheit. The dial is about 6-1/2 inches in diameter, full height with swiveling bezel 8-1/2 inches and depth 2-1/2 inches.
Excellent working condition.
Coconut Shell Dipper with handle of whale ivory, baleen, ebony and mahogany complete with ivory swing ring. Mid 19th century, in excellent original condition. Coconut dippers lasted much longer when used for scooping dry items such as grains or coffee, than they did when used for ladeling liquids. Length 17", Coconut scoop 4-1/2"x4-3/4" diameter. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Carved in fine detail and boasting elegantly turned ivory mounts, this nautical gem is in superb condition, with no cracks or repairs. An abbreviated American shield on the face is flanked by "NB" (New Bedford?) Approximately 13-3/4 inches long, the lustrous bowl is about four inches in diameter.
Solidly and carefully constructed to withstand hard usage, this handsome dipper has fine pewter mounts at the juncture of the handle and around the rim. It is well-balanced, in excellent condition and could still be used today. Probably New England, around the end of the Eighteenth to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Approximately 14 inches in length, the coconut cup is about 4-1/4 inches in diameter.
Burmese 19th c. harp; a hand painted, gilt decorated "boat" form with antique silk braid, featuring a gilt cornucopia shape foremast, custom mounted on plexiglass holder, Burma, aka Myanmar, circa 1880. 42 in. L x 10 in. D x 34.50 in. H. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply...
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-
Antique collection of maritime memorabilia of Captain? in a framed display case including the photograph of the Captain, compass, whale tooth, stylus, button with an engraved anchor, anchor badge, two coins with Chinese writing and a coin with a British ship, part of a hand carved wooden boat, a navigation diary dated 1869 on the course for Boston Massachusetts, and a letter with the envelope dated 1874 stamped N.B with a Canadian 3 cent stamp.
REFERENSES: The item was acquired framed a...
This is an extremely heavy, awesome, bronze age harpoon from Northern India dating to circa 1500 BC. This magnificent piece weighs 996 grams and measures roughly 304mm in length. It has a fantastic patina and no signs of damage or repair. I am listing four of these harpoons this week and this is the heaviest of the bunch. Don't miss out on this incredible find.