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 : 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
$2000.00
Set of Eight Chinese Export Fitzhugh Pots De Creme. Fresh out of a Family Estate. Provence: Purchased from Israel Sack, Inc. in 1995
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...
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...
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 : 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 : 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.