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. The two internal lids appear to be replacements. The top folding lid has warped slightly...
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...
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.
Offered is a magnificent Chinese porcelain bowl in raised relief design of nine Chinese red-crowned crane birds also known as Chinese national bird beautifully flying a deep cobalt blue color sky with multiple clouds...
Offered is a large magnificent Chinese porcelain bowl in raised relief design of dragons and fire flames belonging to the 1800 to 1850 time period. Two green and one blue dragons expressively soar the inside of this lovely porcelain bowl while two blue and one green dragons rise the outside, making altogether a stunning well composed pattern. Four rectangle parts with fine raised design of flowers and birds join this decoration on the outside...
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...
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 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".
This is a fantastic walking stick that becomes a short 410 gage shotgun. The tip goes in the receiver in the handle to cock the gun, there is no other trigger, you shoot with your thumb. Snakeskin shaft. This great stick measures 36" x 4 1/2" x 1". The handle itself measures 5" x 4 1/2" x 1". The collar is 1" and the ferrule is 4". Fully extended with the shoulder triangle holster the stick measures 48". What a find!
This is a very interesting stick that features a dragon wrapped around the handle. This stick measures 37" x 4 1/2" x 1". The handle is 3" x 4 1/2" x 1". The collar is 1/8" and the ferrule is 1 1/4". A very nice stick.
This is a wonderfully carved walking stick that features a dog and wolf stacked on top of each other. Some really good carving and detail. This stick measures 35 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". The handle itself measures 4 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 1". A really great stick!
This is a fantastic gadget walking stick for any collector! This stick features the symbol for medicine on the front of this ivory handle and if you screw off the top, there are places for 6 tiny viles. Old empty cocaine viles are inside of this great stick. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". There is no collar and the ferrule measures 1 1/2". This is a very unique stick indeed!
This is a marvelous antique oriental silver box (most likely from China) with an astonishing silver repoussé and all hammered chased work to form detailed reliefs of birds on the top and each corner. A lovely design of flowers follow this unique highly repoussé silver chasing throughout the box. A nice old patina embellishes the interior and exterior of this box.
This exclusive antique silver box from the early 1900s measures 16 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm (6.30" x 4" x 2.36") and weighs 400 grams...
This is a marvelous silver box dated 1896 depicting a scene from the Greek mythology illustrating in detail Venus, the Greek goddess and her angels.
This antique silver box is large for its kind and era with a beautiful wood work interior and an uneven patina on the back.
It is truly a gem for any connoisseur antique collector and Greek mythology passionate.
Length 8 1/4 inches - 21 cm
Width 3 3/4 inches - 9.5 cm
Height 2 3/4 inch - 7 cm
Weight 874 grams
An unusual folding silver lorgnette with nose pads. In excellent condition including the glass, they come with their original case. Chain is sterling. A very interesting piece for the collector. The lenses measure 1.5" in diameter. Dates circa 1920
A very rare huanghuali wood Chinese "violin" called an erhu. The main body and neck are carved from a single piece of huanghuali wood, its top stretched with snake skin of beautiful patterning. The bottom of the main body has a sound hole with an openwork carving of a stylized "shou" character meaning longevity (this bottom panel is a separate piece of wood)...
A striking iron Soten School sukashi tsuba. On its openwork ground, samurai in full battle regalia with swords in hand spar near a river over rockwork, a flowing waterfall in the background. Gilt nunome zogan detailing throughout with high relief sculpting. Incised signature of Goshu Kikone Ju on front. This tsuba is in good condition with some minor rubbing to the gilt, commensurate with age and use.
Length: 3”, width: 2.75”
19th Century, Japan
Circa 1840, English porcelain Staffordshire quill pen holder depicting a confetti coleslaw nest with a dove protecting 2 hatchlings from a snake. The inkwell has one hole for the quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter.
English porcelain Staffordshire quill holder featuring a confetti coleslaw nest with 3 spotted eggs, a bird, and a green snake. The inkwell has one hole for a quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about is 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter. Circa 1840.
Large English Staffordshire Bull Terrier ivory walking stick handle. Inset glass eyes, the ivory was skillfully carved to emphasize the strong, muscular body, and intense stare, both of which are characteristic of this sensitive and loving breed. Embossed collar is gold plated. The ivory handle is thick and has very good weight. Measuring 4.5 inches long. No chips. Circa late 19th England.
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)
Antique brass balance scale with elaborate design of Serpent or Dolphin Fish motif. Complete with weights set in solid brass base. Dimensions 8" L x 18" W x 24" H
A set of six nineteenth century brass locks all with original keys. Size: Largest 15.3cm. Smallest 7cm. Condition: all working. Need some cleaning.
HEAVY SPANISH BRONZE MORTAR WITH HIGH RELIEF DESIGN, DATING TO 1550 AD.
Beautifully hand cast with a deeply moulded design of letters in relief around the body intersected by large ribs.
The mortar is ca. 12,2 cm. wide and weighing app. 1 kilograms.
Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality with a fine untouched patination.
Provenance: Large Danish Private Collection
This is a great stick that features two horse heads at either end of the handle. The horses have great details and glass eyes. There is also a great detail on the silver collar. This stick measures 34 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 1 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 2". A great stick!
This stick features a coupled physically engaged at the top of the stick. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The handle itself measures 3" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The ferrule is 1".