All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1305633 (stock #BNJquilnest3)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1305304 (stock #BNJquilnest1)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1305132 (stock #BNJStaffyIvo)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1837 VR item #1304142 (stock #10554)
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)
Height: 16.5”
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1800 item #1304134 (stock #10675)
Unusually Small Tambour Fronted Lap Desk (possibly a child’s lap desk) in mahogany having a single drawer that opens the tambour lid to an interior fitted with two small drawers and a well. English. Circa 1780-1800.
Provenance: The Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA.

Length: 10.5”
Depth: 9”
Height: 5.25”
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #1304130 (stock #719)
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1303130 (stock #BR-039)
JJ Oriental
Price on Request
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1301291 (stock #twohorsehead)
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!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1301286 (stock #couplestickq)
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".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1900 item #1301283 (stock #walrussoldie)
This stick, Ca. 1880, features a soldier carved out of walrus ivory and inscribed "Qv Co. 5" - possibly referring to this particular soldiers rank. This stick has a wonderful rose gold collar that is marked RFS & Co. The stick also has a great exotic hardwood shaft. This stick measures 32 1/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The ivory handle by itself measures 3 3/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The collar is 1" and the ferrule is 1/2". A very nice stick indeed!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1301168
Global Ceramics
$100.00
Antique scissors, small, for embroidery work, and a measuring tool for knitting, a needle gauge. The scissors made of silvered steel marked Solingen, world famous German knife manufacturing town. The needle gauge of barometer/thermometer shape, marked E & S and Stricknadel Lehre (German for knitting needle gauge). Length of scissors "3 ¾ / 9 cm and of gauge "3 ½ / 8,5 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1920 item #1300885
Very well designed and crafted Alexandre Auguste CARON (1857-1932) bronze seal, depicting a young girl in standing position with the right hand in her pocket and biting left hand finger in a contemplative position. Size; Height of seal is 3 3/4 inches, no condition issues beside age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre AD 1000 item #1299970
Priceless Past
$575.00
This is a bronze or copper alloy horse bridle bit. It dates to the Zhou dynasty (as early as 1100 BCE) of ancient China. This particular piece is a very rare type with extra loops on each end. It measures roughly 20 cm in length and weighs 158 grams. This piece is in excellent condition and would be a great addition to any collection.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1299451 (stock #800slvdogstk)
This is a great walking stick made with 800 silver in the shape of a dogs head. He has wonderful yellow glass eyes and he is in perfect condition! This stick measures 35" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". The handle itself measures 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". The collar is 1/8" and the ferrule is 1". A great stick for any dog lover!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1299286 (stock #6parrots)
This is a fantastic walking stick that features 6 small parrots in a row. The parrots are carved from bone and they all have glass eyes. This wonderful stick measures 37" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The handle itself measures 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The ferrule measures 1 1/2" and the collar is 1 1/4". A great stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1299125 (stock #3587)
This obelisk shaped desk thermometer stands 172mm high and the stepped plinth base measures 63mm square. It is veneered with tortoiseshell, and the thermometer sits on a graduated bone backing. It has lost a very small area of tortoiseshell from the corner of the plinth, and the thermometer, which still reacts to temperature changes, appears to have lost the top of the tube. C1900.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1298154 (stock #10646)
EARLY SEA CAPTAIN’s LONG GLASS. Especially nice hand-held telescope made by the London maker T. Lorkin, as beautifully engraved in script near the eyepiece, “T. Lorkin, London, Day or Night.” This fine, olde English example has an early form single draw with wooden barrel and brass fittings. The wooden barrel is turned of a single piece of solid mahogany. The all original four lens optics produce a highly magnified, upright image of surprising clarity...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298082
This Piece is in Excellent Condition! and Fully Functional. The key opens both upper and lower compartments. Cash Drawer features 4 separate coin compartments and three p[paper currency compartments.. Opening of drawers force a clapper strike against a brass bell producing a crisp /sharp mechanical bell tone. Seems designed to be heard throughout a shop or place of business.. Dimensions:
THE VANISHING HEAVENS
$425.00
425.00
This handsome solid brass and walnut pharmacy Pill Machine was used by 19th Century Druggist and designed to increase a pharmacist’s pill production. The instrument consists of two parts. 1. A Slanted Base Plate with two solid brass side rails and a fluted brass strip with markings with graduated markings 2. A Roller with 4 brass wheels and a fluted strip matching the base plate strip. Steps in making a pill: 1...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298078
A Large Victorian Period Walnut and Brass Table Top Stereoscope Slide Viewer c1870 and a Collection of 41 Assorted Slides. Both the stereoscope and the slide collection are in excellent condition. 
This Victorian Period Table-Top Stereo Viewer, is of French or English origin. In addition to the normal lenses for viewing stereo cards, it 
features a large magnifying glass for viewing cabinet cards...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298045
This is a fine antique Asian, Thai cigarette box depicting a beautiful woman dancer on a fine textured motif. This rare cigarette case is guaranteed to be 95% silver with its silver mark visible on the push bottom. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior strap is present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298043
This fine vintage German Repoussé box depicts a pleasant scene in a village landscape. This box might have been used for cigarettes as well as carrying cards. It has some hairline marks on the reverse. A beautiful spiral pattern is repeated on the reverse with repoussé motives engraved throughout the edges. The cover of the case closes tight. This vintage German box is guaranteed to be silver with an engraving of 800 visible on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298042
This is a rare antique cigarette box depicting three mermaids in super high relief, swimming in a sea landscape with a vine engraving initials of RS in the reverse. This magnificent cigarette case is hallmarked .925, in mint condition with a cover that closes tight. The inner holder is spring loaded. It has a classic form with soft corners, nice throughout patina, and gilt interior. It measures 80 mm x 80 mm x 9 mm and weighs 84 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298041
This is a fine antique Asian, Thai cigarette case depicting in high relief three goddesses dancing in a beautiful textured background. The inverse features a different scene with a healer and his patient. This early 20th century Asian cigarette case is guaranteed to be silver. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior straps are present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298040
This is a magnificent antique Asian, Thai cigarette box depicting an anecdotal scenery of four warriors beautifully designed on the front and reverse in a sea and forest landscape holding to a seven heads dragon. This early 20th century Asian cigarette case is guaranteed to be silver with a silver repoussé interior. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair and the door closes tight...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298039
This is an exquisite British Art Nouveau solid silver cigarette case with the profile of a woman in floral design. The Vienna Secession was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists, housed in the Vienna Künstlerhaus. This movement included painters, sculptors, and architects. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior straps are present and in good shape. This magnificent piece is fine sterling silver...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298038
This is a rare antique Russian silver cigarette box from the Soviet Russia era featuring a repoussé of three birds and a riffle with a monogram initial of KM on the front. This unique cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and two straps that are present and in good shape...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298036
This is a gorgeous and rare antique sterling silver enamel card case made by E. J. Trevitt & Sons depicting beautiful "butterfly dancers" after the artwork of the German sculptor Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss (1882 – 1943). E.J. Trevitt & Sons or T & S are registered in 1900 in the cities of Chester and Birmingham in England. They lasted until 1935...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298030
This is an exquisite Imperial Russian silver cigarette case vesta box monogrammed in shaded enamel, quiet heavy for its size, depicting fine scroll of enamel work with flowers and leaves in shades of blue, light blue, turquoise, green, white, and red...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298013
This is a rare antique cigarette box from circa 1902 embellished with a painted enameled scene depicting three jockeys in a countryside landscape. A tight knit pattern embellishes the front edges as well as the reverse side of this unique cigarette case. This magnificent cigarette case has no dents, damage, or sign of repair with a cover that closes tight...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297889
This stunning antique Guilloche cigarette box is embellished with a painted enameled scene depicting two lovers resting in a nature landscape signed by the Austrian painter, Joseph Tschiedel (1870-1954) circa 1900. The beautiful textured purple enamel surrounds the cover and the reverse side of this magnificent cigarette box. This cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and opens to gilt interior. A fine personalized engraving is designed on the left corne...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297888
This is a stunning early 20th century Chinese silver dragon and sun cigarette case. This magnificent gold wash case features a dragon beautifully engraved in high relief surrounding the sun. This cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and interior guards in good shape. This exquisite antique Chinese silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be solid silver, measures 110 mm x 80 mm x 17 mm and weighs 164 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297887
This is a magnificent Russian silver cigarette case depicting the city of Moscow in early 1900 with a raised and high relief design. The cover of this cigarette box closes tight and the interior guards are present. Some minor hairline marks are visible throughout which are normal for the age of the case. This magnificent piece is in great condition with a superb craftsmanship and guaranteed to be silver. It measures 110 mm x 83 mm x 17 mm and weighs 188 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297886
This is a stunning early 20th century Chinese Export silver dragon and sun cigarette case with throughout patina. A magnificent raised design of Chinese dragon embellished with flowers and thunderbolts in high relief embraces the sun that shows a vine engraving initials of CRK in the center. The cover of this box closes tight with some hairline marks visible on the reverse side and minor interior wear. This exquisite antique Chinese Export silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be solid...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297885
This a fabulous Victorian cigarette box that has developed patina over time. The exterior of the box shows two cherubs with some marks indicating their age holding symmetrical ropes embracing two flowers. The front of the cigarette box has a bronze look and the back shows an alligator finish. This beautiful Victorian Art Nouveau piece measures 115 mm x 78 mm x 29 mm and weighs about 276 grams.