A VERY SCARCE DECORATED BRONZE MORTAR, ENGLAND DATING CA. 1600 AD.
The mortar very attractive with a large open rim and decorated with leaves and rosettes as well as square handles.
Size: 15,5 cm. over the handles, 13,6 cm. for the rim, ca. 11,5 cm. high.
Condition: Choice as seen in the pictures.
Provenance: Old Danish Collections and sold by Egeskov Antique.
A larger bronze mortar with Pestle, France, ca. 1550-1580.
The mortar massive with finely sculptured figures in high relief as well as knob handles and Fleur de lis. It comes with a corresponding pestle with the very same beautiful age patina, both in fine condition as pictures indicate.
Size: ca. 14 cm x 11 cm. with the pestle being 17 cm. Weight: ca. 2,5 kilograms.
Ex. Egeskov antique.
18th- 19th c English or Colonial Brass Spectacles- Glasses , some number markings no signature. The arms in rough shape but solid.
Wonderful Example of an Metal Case Clock.
Reproduction of famous piece of art in New York Museum.
Great Example of an EASTLAKE design clock case by WATERBURY CLOCK COMPANY
THE CLOCK'S DIMENSIONS:
HEIGHT is 21 inches
WIDTH is 12 inches
Information to follow ... jpg
One of the most handsome SETH THOMAS OG Shelf Clock
An Added Feature is an alarm feature
DIMENSIONS : 25 inches Tall ... 15 inches in Width
The Dial is 8" by 8 inches
The PAPER is in Excellent condition
Very Unusual case ... light pine finish
One of Seth Thomas' Early ... mid 1800s
Location of their Factory : Plymouth Hollow Conn.
A Very Special Jerome & Co. OG antique Clock
Hand Grained Case
This Model Selected by WALLACE NUTTING to represent his favorite
Early OG Clock for his book
HEIGHT is 26 inches
Width is 16 inches
30 Hour, 2 Weight clock movement
TIME & STRIKE movement
Offered is a fabulous pair of silver covered entree serving dishes by Tiffany & Co. made circa 1880. This pair consists of two serving dishes with their covers embellished with stunning repoussé artwork of floral design throughout.
Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in New York City in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is an American worldwide luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City...
This handmade French baker's proofing basket were used to leave the coiled designs on breads that were so loved. They still are, however have gone the way of modernization! I've searched for these original unique baskets for years! So I was thrilled to find this rare handmade banneton of coiled sweetgrass. I think it is ryegrass. it is in wonderful condition for its age...
Well, here we go again! A scarce and awesome, vintage 1920's, pharmacy bottle with two narcotic contents on the label, cannabis and morphine. Straight out of years of storage from a long-closed, New Jersey pharmacy, the bottle is empty and sports its original label. It is in good condition, dates to the 1920s and measures just under 6 inches.
Ready for your collection!
A very quirky late 19th. century French wooden inkwell deskset made by a combination of carved shoes. The two main shoes have sliding metal lids which reveal the inkwells and these are engraved with other shoes. There is a stamp box at the front with a penrest behind. At the back there is a shoe for pins raised on three further boots. It measures 14 by 10 ins. and is 7 ins. high.
A fabulous 19th C Meissen porcelain inkwell set in Imari palate. Consisting of an inkwell with lid, a sander and an undertray. All pieces were hand painted and are in excellent condition. There is some wear to the enamels on the tray from use but that is it. No hairlines, chips, or cracks. The tray measures 11" by 7.75"; Sander 2.5" high by 4" diameter; Inkwell 3.5" high by 4" diameter.
This relic of a horse saddle was dug up in the southwester dessert area of southern California roughly 50+ years ago. Because of the style of the pummel it looks more Mexican than Western. How long it was buried is an open question...
Featuring a superb quality antique 14k solid yellow gold thimble with ornate raised scroll border and a for-get-me-not flower in the midst of the scroll work. Size 10. Engraved with name Elizabeth. Stamped 14k and a hallmark. The hallmark is a Christmas tree or an arrow with a C, the hallmark of Carter Gough & Company, one of the fine New Jersey companies. Circa 1900. Excellent condition. No damages or repairs. Perfectly round. Weight, 4.6 grams. Postage/insurance extra...
Rare Jennings Brothers inkwell set with an elaborate hunt scene on the cover that opens to show a beautiful hound's head on the inkwell cap. Also inside are 2 racks for holding reservoir fountain pens and a lovely perpetual calendar made of ivorine. The interior is lined with a reddish brown bakelite. This exquisitely detailed inkwell would fine addition to any desk but especially for the person who has an appreciation for beautiful things. Measures 7.5" high, 4.5" square...
This is a fantastic walking stick that features a pair of opera glasses as the handle for the stick. There is also a beautiful stepped hardwood shaft in a high polish grained wood that is amazing. The stick measures 38" x 4" x 1". The handle is 2 1/4" x 4" x 1". The ferrule 2 3/16" in ivory. If you extend the glasses straight upright the stick is 40 1/2" long - but you probably would not use it that way. With the handle to the side is the 38" long and more usable manner. Such and unusual stick!
This is a great weapon stick that is in perfect condition! This walking stick is also a shotgun. Extend below the collar and the cartridge holder appears. The pin is in collar and you pull out the ferrule to fire the shot. This is a very heavy and durable stick as well. Hard wood shaft and horn handle. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 5" x 1 1/4". The handle itself is 2 1/4" x 5" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1 1/2" and the ferrule is 1 1/2". When extended to put the shell in the stick is 37 1/2" long...
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a FABULOUS ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE CHINA HEAD HALF DOLL PIN CUSHION!
A PRETTY IN PINK collectible, whether a collector of HALF DOLLS or ANTIQUE SEWING NOTIONS, this HARD TO FIND pincushion is absolutely CHARMING and makes the PERFECT accessory item to display with your antique POUPEE or BEBE!
Of GERMAN ORIGIN circa 1910 to 1920, this wonderful treasure measures a total of 7" high with a base diameter of 4 1/2" in width, with a lovely hand...
This very attractive early nineteenth century inlaid rosewood veneer desk set stands 72mm high, is 240mm long and 140mm wide. The base for the veneer appears to be mahogany. Internally there is a central lidded cavity with an ivory knob, flanked by two glass inkwells and in front of the inkwells are two spaces, one lidded, for pens...
Sitting on a footed champleve enamel and ormolu base is a moulded slab of onyx, upon which rests another small slab of onyx set in a collar of champleve enamel and atop this is the champleve enamel and ormolu lidded inkstand. The main slab of onyx features a groove on either side as a pen rest. It stands 135mm high, is 225mm long and 130mm wide. The white porcelain inkwell is a replacement, but it is an antique one. There is a small bit of damage to one corner of the onyx as shown in the photo. ...
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an EXQUISITE SET OF 4 ANTIQUE/VINTAGE COBALT BLUE GLASS & RHINESTONE BUTTONS!
This DRAMATIC SET would appeal to both collectors of antique SEWING EPHEMERA as well as to ANTIQUE DOLL enthusiasts who would delight in using these decorative buttons as FASHIONABLE STATEMENTS on a Bebe's coat or even hat: these are even pretty enough to stand on their own!
The buttons measure approximately 3/4" in diameter across the front, 5/8" across the b...
Offered is a stunning silver hand chased repoussé work of dragon design depicting in detail the body, scale, and claws of a dragon beautifully sitting on a on a top or a cover.
This marvelous Chinese top/cover is from the late 19th to early 20th century. It is nicely toned and in excellent condition.
It weighs 72 grams and measures 88.5 cm or 3 1/4 inches.
Offered is marvelous and rare spectacle/eyeglasses case depicting in very fine repoussé incredible floral and foliate decoration on case. A long link chain with decorated cast silver clip is attached to the main case.
A beautiful original dark purple velvet lining embellishes the interior of the glass case.
The case is made of solid sterling silver with present hallmark as "Sterling 2116" on the reverse of the brooch.
This unique and rare spectacle/eyeglasses case from the Victorian ...
Offered is a beautiful large vintage sterling silver salt shaker standing tall on four legs, hallmarked Sterling 925, with three series of holes for convenience.
This magnificent vintage Mexican shaker is lightly toned and in excellent condition.
It measures 17.5 cm or approx. 7 inches and weighs 264 grams.
This attractive pin cushion was a souvenir from the 1862 International Exhibition in London. Measuring 52mm (or 2 inches) in diameter it features a portrait of Queen Victoria on the front, whilst the reverse shows a depiction of the building, it's cost and dimensions. It would have hung from the waist on a ribbon or chatelaine.
This is a fantastic Ca. 1860 pommel shaped handle walking stick. This stick features a continuous panel with deep and lively carving that depicts two hunting dogs against a tree background. The carving is very detailed indeed! This stick has a malacca shaft with ivory eyelets and a braided loop. This very well cared for stick measures 35 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 2 1/4" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The ferrule is an impressive 5".
This is a wonderful all ivory walking stick that features a Pharaoh for a handle. This simple but elegant stick measures 35 1/4" x 1 1/2" x 1". The handle itself measures 3" x 1 1/2" x 1".
A scarce survivor. This is a 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" egg-shaped nutmeg grater in sterling silver with the original gilt rasp and interior. Nutmeg was a valuable spice and a sterling nutmeg grater was a sign of prosperity. This example features fine hand-engraving and a dedication saying Z.S.J. to M.M.J. 25th. Dec 1893. A fine Christmas gift indeed. It is stamped STERLING along the gilt inner rim, the gilding on the interior and rasp is intact and this item is in very good condition with no losses, d...
This is a beautiful medium size antique silver box illustrating knights in a courtroom setting. A series of repetitive cylinders embellish throughout the box with an accent guilt interior giving the antique silver box a lovely contrast.
This attractive antique silver box measures 10.5 cm x 7cm x 2.5 (4.13" x 2.7" x 1") and weighs 156 grams.
Offered is a stunning French silver box with a beautiful repoussé of Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821), the famed French emperor whose military and political actions shaped greatly the European politics in the early 19th century.
The relief of "Napoleon Empereur Des Français Et Roi D'Italie", (Napoleon the emperor of the French people and king of Italy) is visible on the cover centering the profile of Napoleon Bonaparte in his famous laurel wreath decoration.
Professional walking sticks were designed for professionals such as doctors who wanted to carry a small assortment of medical supplies or tools. This particular cane has a filter on the end that screws off and scents can be added to the small sponge in the chamber. This stick was used for smelling in the sick ward in hospitals. Also, aromatic powders could be inhaled as a method of prevention contagion while treating patients at hospitals as well. This is an amazing stick and a piece of medical ...
This is a huge tortoise shell walking stick. Very fat around, about 1" diameter all the way around this fantastic stick. What a stunner! This amazing stick measures 36" x 6" x 1". What a stick!
This is a very rare walking stick that becomes a percussion rifle with sights. You drop powder in the J handle. Grab the hammer with the tip to cock. Banana shoulder holster. This rare stick measures 36" x 4" x 1". The handle itself is 4 1/2" x 4" x 1". The ferrule is 4". With the banana holster attached it makes the overall length 46".