All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1333074 (stock #2A141A)
Chinese carved old Scholar walking stick or Cane, with red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. before 1920's, 30" high, 9 1/2" wide for old Scholar, the details of carving is realistic and well done, black lacquer on the half of the stick. The condition is good and strong, some small areas show the bare wood after many years of rubbing by hands.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1333073 (stock #2A152A)
Chinese carved Bird handle Walking Stick or Cane with gilded red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. early 1920, 35" high, 8" wide for Bird Handle, carved out of natural shape of tree branch. The condition is good and strong, some red lacquer worn out on the beak and the bottom area.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1800 item #1332863 (stock #754)
Original antique Bronze mortar and pestle late 17th early 18th century. Beautiful casting original pestle solid bronze. Measuring 4.5" Diameter 3.5" Tall pestle 6.5" Long. Exquisite patina.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1837 VR item #1332340
The Zep Tepi Emporium
USD $13,300.00
200 Year Old Human Skull from a Male Subject of Western European Ethnicity, More Than Likely British: Subject Born c. 1730-1770 and Deceased c...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1331934 (stock #7244)
An Edwardian 14K white and yellow gold rod link watch chain from the 1910 1920 era. It measures 13-1/2" long, the links alternate from elongated diamond shaped in yellow gold with rectangular lined white gold links and it has a swivel and springring clasp. The links are of hollow construction and this fine chain is is stamped 14K on the jump rings and on the inside of the swivel...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1910 item #1331379 (stock #7217)
A fine gold filled horse or equestrian gold filled mesh watch chain fob from around 1900. This late Victorian or early Edwardian man's fashion accessory consists of a fine chain with a swivel attached to the pocket clip mount; a mesh strip has a metal mount from which is suspended half of a photo locket which has a high relief horse surrounded by a horseshoe mounted with flashy white rhinestones. All components are rose gold coloured except the locket which is yellow gold filled...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1331278 (stock #DSU-416)
Dorian's Doll Room
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We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a SUPERB ANTIQUE FRENCH MINIATURE WOVEN STRAW/WICKER MINIATURE BASKET FOR FASHION DOLLS! This DAINTY little basket is of EARLY VICTORIAN era and most likely was originally used as a child's SEWING ETUI, but will be coveted by your favorite Poupee as a FRENCH FASHION doll satchel to accompany her on her next TRAVEL SOJOURN! Offered in AS FOUND condition, the basket has some age issues, mostly in the form of a partial missing piece of wi...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1331133
This is a magnificent antique sterling silver coffee set made by Black, Starr & Frost with covered foliate scrollwork motives and intricate raised floral pattern. The set contains of three pieces as coffee pot, creamer, sugar bowl, all beautifully and highly repoussé. This gorgeous three piece set is marked for Black, Starr, & Frost, New York Sterling, visible underneath the set...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #1330552 (stock #Misc)
This ladle was formed from a single steer horn and has been polished by years of use in service culinary soups and stews etc...Origins British Isles probably Scottish. There is a crack in the bowl but it retains its beauty as an object of the domestic arts.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330533 (stock #3051)
Victorian Brass Chamberstick with motif of large muscular Vulture, bare chest guarding the family money chest (1837 - 1901) Curled, long tail is finger grip for the chamberstick. Vulture holds two bags of money tightly against his chest. On one side of belt are keys and the other side a small money bag. In excellent condition 7 3/4" high x 2 1/2" wide x 5 1/2" deep...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1330412
Offered is an impressive Chinese white silk embroidered woman coat belonging to pre-1930 time period. This exquisite Chinese white silk fabric with gold and colored thread woman's coat elaborately embroidered with images of dragons rendered in gold threads and other shades as blue, green, red, purple, and pink, creates a stunning and dazzling floral motif and patterns. The broad cuffs with various Chinese characters and other rich designs are vividly noticeable on the rich blue silk...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1330233
Offered is a spectacular classical Roman oil lamp belonging to the 1st century AD with a pear-shaped body and a broad rounded end that tapers in and then sharply outwards towards where it intersects with a smaller rounded head, depicting the head of a Roman God or Goddess on the handle, in superb condition and exceptional realistic details in the rendering of the face and hair...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1329780 (stock #2690)
Watch Company
$225.00
THE BALL COMPANY Grade 435 21j, 16 Size, Swiss, Two finger nickel bridge, lever set, #2778. Adjusted to Temperature and Six Positions and ISOCHRONISM. Original Screw back and bezel white gold filled fancy open face case. Original marke3d porcelain dial with light hairlines. Very clean, running. Just serviced. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1329187 (stock #DSU-397)
Dorian's Doll Room
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We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an EXQUISITE RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MINIATURE NEEDLE CASE BOOK! Whether a collector of antique SEWING EPHEMERA or wanting that special miniature accessory item for display with your ANTIQUE DOLL, you will be THRILLED with this very HARD TO FIND miniature gem! The needle case measures a DIMINUTIVE 2 3/8" high, 1 7/8" wide, and is 1 1/8" thick when closed; when open there are four needle packets that extend ACCORDION STYLE to a total of 8...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1328931 (stock #be110rh)
Beautiful exotic wood case with cylinder music box that has bells, drums and castanets. It plays 10 tunes on the cylinder, but unfortunately I don't know what they are as the list of them disappeared a long time ago. The sound is great, and the case is lovely rosewood. We believe the box to be a Sublime, but there is no makers name any place onthe box that we can see. The lid of the box is slightly warped and has been cracked and fixed, but everything else is in beautiful working condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1328633 (stock #3671)
This large Bois Durci ink stand features an intricately moulded base, upon which sit two glass inkwells and a central urn shaped container. The glass inkwells are fitted with bois durci tops set into silver plated mounts and collars. The urn shaped container has been gilded and the lid and handles are inset with a duck egg blue enamel...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1800 item #1327906 (stock #009965)
Mimi's Antiques
$3000.00
Set of Eight Chinese Export Fitzhugh Pots De Creme. Fresh out of a Family Estate. Provence: Purchased from Israel Sack, Inc. in 1995
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1326912 (stock #DSU-386)
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration a CHARMING ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MINIATURE HASSOCK PINCUSHION for your most PAMPERED POUPEE! Whether a collector of antique SEWING EPHEMERA or wanting that special accessory for display with your antique FASHION DOLL, you will be THRILLED with this unique NOVELTY ACCESSORY item! The pincushion is made of a DECORATIVE CELLULOID frame, measuring a DIMINUTIVE 4 1/4" long and 3" wide at the top, 3 3/4" long by 2 1/2" wide at the bottom, and a t...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1326084 (stock #DSU-386)
Dorian's Doll Room
Sale Pending
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an EXQUISITE RARE ANTIQUE VICTORIAN MINIATURE NEEDLE CASE BOOK! With a fabulous CHILD MOTIF, this delightful treasure is circa 1872, and whether a collector of antique SEWING EPHEMERA or wanting that special accessory for display with your ANTIQUE DOLL, you will be THRILLED with this very HARD TO FIND miniature gem! The PERFECT ACCESSORY to display next to your FAVORITE POUPEE, this charming miniature came from a collection of other QUA...
A huge bronze or bell metal mortar, Italian 17th. century AD.

The mortar with handgrips of folded form and a stepped shape evolving into a very wide rim. This mortar is impressive and would appeal both to the collectors of early European metal item and to interiour decorators looking for something out of the ordinary.

Size: Ca. 23-24 cm. wide and 22 cm. high. Massive construction, extremely heavy weighing ca. 13 kilograms.

Condition: Choice!, finely patinated with s...
An exceptional, huge bronze mortar with pestle, Italian 17th. century AD.

The mortar with two side dolphin handgrips, turned and steped form. This mortar is impressive and would appeal both to the collectors of early European metal item and to interiour decorators looking for something out of the ordinary.

The full set weighs more than 13 kilogram with the mortar weighing around 10 kilograms.

Size: Ca. 22,5 cm. high and 20,5 cm. wide. Masive construction. The pes...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1837 VR item #1322626 (stock #GD-581)
Here you find a lovely maple feast ladle dating to the 1800's. The handle is carved into a well detailed head. European brass trade tacks were used for the eyes. Has a beautiful rich patina from age and use. Measures 9.5 inches in length.

Feasts were important ceremonies among the Woodlands people and their purpose was to give thanks for what they took from nature in order to live. For instance, when sap was gathered from maple trees or wild rice harvested from lakes, they held feasts o...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1900 item #1321962 (stock #be115rh)
One of the most beautiful and unusual clocks I've ever had the pleasure to sell, this alabaster and bronze clock was made by Vincenti et Cie. in France, and was a silver and bronze medal winner according to the marks on the back of the works. It was made in the middle part of the 19th century, and measures 22 1/2" tall x l7" wide x 9" deep. The pendulum is of a girl on a swing, and instead of swinging side to side as most pendulums do, it swings front to back so that the girl is actually swin...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1321695 (stock #3534)
This is a very attractive pair of small silver handled sewing scissors by Theodore Foster & Bros. Co of Providence, Rhode Island. The silver handles are decorated with a swirling arrangement of shells and scrolls and are in very good condition. They are stamped with the initials "F & B" and "STERLING". The blades are steel, which has a very small amount of tarnish, and one point has been slightly bent. The overall length is 80mm and the width is 43mm. C1900.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321569
This is a marvelous set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons, all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage, original, and custom made box decorated with a soft beige velour textile. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the handle. The hallmarks Norway, 925 SV are visible on reverse. This splendid sterling silver, gilt, and enamel teaspoon set is indeed a special addition to your antique sterling silver collection. Length of ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321568
This is a magnificent set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons made by the famous Norwegian Goldsmith Jacob Ulrich Torstrup (1779–1860), all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage box decorated with a black velour textile. The box is not original but each spoon fits perfectly in its place. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the top and handle. The hallmarks of the maker, J. Torstrup, Sterling, Norway are visible on reverse. not...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1321499 (stock #DSU-347)
Dorian's Doll Room
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We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an EXQUISITE ANTIQUE MINIATURE CRYSTAL BEADED HANDLED BASKET FOR FRENCH FASHION DOLLS! This GORGEOUS little gem will be coveted by your most PAMPERED POUPEE as a decorative centerpiece for her dining room table or sideboard, or as an accessory item to accompany her while gathering fruits or flowers! The basket measures a DIMINUTIVE 1 3/4" tall to the top of it's container, 3 1/2" tall including it's CENTER HANDLE, is approximately 3 1/4...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1910 item #1321317 (stock #3117)
Lovely line marker used in Chinese building construction with, China’s most famous poet, Li Po daydreaming between two pots of wine carved on the side. Complete with no damage and still functional. Circa late Qing Dynasty- this is third one I have ever seen outside of a museum and the only one with Li Po. L: 14cm/5.5in and H: 6cm/2.4in.
Impressive late Victorian silver-mounted horn-handled treen walking stick or cane. The horse hoof-form handle over silver collar hallmarked London, 1892, maker's mark indistinct, to a tapering shaft with brass ferrule, 34", (86cm) long. Condition Report; Some tarnishing/wear to silver collar, otherwise good.
Impressive 19th century gilt metal-topped treen walking stick or cane. The mushroom top with a relief mask over entwined serpent, to a tapering shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Missing ferrule.
Fine Victorian horn-handled novelty walking stick or cane. Modelled as the head of a greyhound or whippet, with glass eyes, to a metal collar and rootwood shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Later rubber ferrule. Minor losses to top edge of metal collar.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1321158 (stock #01-240p)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
Price on Request
A namban iron tsuba, octagonal in form and ingeniously overlaid in the rogin style. Pursuing the sacred tama, stylized dragons are superimposed upon its intricate scrollwork, the seppa dai and hitsu ana foliated with a cross-hatching design. This intriguing tsuba is in good condition with some wear to the iron visible along the edge – expected - because of its age and usage. Length: 3”, width: 2.75” 19th Century, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1320284 (stock #2013)
This late 19th century ladies porcelain travelling inkwell is decorated with a band of (now faded) orange lustre, bordered top and bottom with two black bands. Above this is a band of hand painted flowers which is also featured on the top of the lid. The lid and body are connected by a gilt brass collar, with the gilding slightly worn. There is a small firing crack to the lid and a crack to the inner rim of the well. It stands 70mm high and has a diameter of 78mm. Possibly French.
Very well carved ivory erotic dress cane-Ca. 1900-Ivory crook handle depicting the intimate organ of a man, well streaked and richly colored rosewood shaft with a slender beaded silver wire ring collar and a stag horn ferrule. Size; Handle is H. 4 ¼” x 3 ¼”, overall length is 37 inches. Condition Report; Condition is consistent with age.
Impressive carved ivory Owl container cane-Ca. 1890-Well and micro carved owl perched on a book over a larger cylindrical stem, well figured malacca shaft and a stag horn ferrule. The owl shows the typical flat face with large forward-facing eyes and conspicuous circle of feathers around each eye, ear-holes with upright feathers, a hawk-like beak. It pulls out to reveal a cavity in the cylindrical stem which might have been intended for snuff tobacco or drugs. Size; Handle is H. 3 ½” x 1”, ...