This boxed set of a letter opener and seal is made of gilt bronze and signed by G A Chenus. Both pieces are decorated with the leaves and blossoms of an Australian eucalypt tree done with vigour and style. The very fine detail shows the ribs of the leaves and the stamens of the flowers. The seal is decorated on both sides, whilst the letter opener is only decorated on one side...
Very rare antique cut crystal with a sterling silver cap alcohol holder complete with a sterling chain attached to a sterling silver thermometer case which contains the original thermometer. In excellent condition, the crystal alcohol holder measures 3" long and the sterling thermometer case measures 4.5" long. A very fine and rare addition for the collector! Circa late 19th C.
This is a great stick that lights up when you turn the head. Used to flag down taxi cabs in the big city, this amazing stick features a skull in orange to get everyone's attention! This neat stick measures 36" x 2 1/2" x 2". The handle measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 2". The ferrule measures 1 1/4". Such a great and unusual stick.
This is an amazing ivory carved bird walking stick. The detail in this stick is just extraordinary! How do they do it? This great stick measures 36 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 2". The handle itself measures 6" x 2 1/2" x 2". The ferrule is 1 1/4". Such a find!
Rare 19thc Swedish carved wood board used to press linen-these were used throughout Scandinavia--wood is thick pine-handle is dovetailed into base board-drying cracks but they do not destab1lize piece. Finely chip carved with scroll design--these are rare as many ended up as fire wood--white flecks are packing materials-piece never painted-30.50 inches long-6 inches wide-1.75 inches thick
Rare and unusual Iban pottery pattern paddle carved from durable Iron Wood, circa 19th century. The pattern on this would be pressed into unfired clay pots to give it this design by the Iban people of Sarawak. This technique has been used since Neolithic times predating the pottery wheel, where pots were made by coiling “ropes” of clay into a shape and then using the paddle to press the coils together...
A nice working decoy with great decoy
13.5 inches LONG
A chip where the neck meets the body
A very nice Early Pewter & Brass Candlestick.
The Size : 8.50 inches in HEIGHT & 5.75 inches in WIDTH.
Difficult to find ... and Early 19th Century IRON GAME HANGER
15 inches LONG
8.5 inches in DIAMETER
American hand-carved 18 inch SMOKING PIPE.
Has a VERY early look ... impressive!!
When I found this giant beauty more than half-a-century ago in the window of a Manhattan antiques shop it was holding a vase of daisies. The clerk explained that it had a cover and offered me a discount. It was the largest piece of treen I had seen (it still is) and I dragged it back to my cubicle in the Madison Avenue advertising agency for which I worked...
A wooden napkin ring made in Scotland circa 1860, trimmed with paper printed with the MacPherson tartan. The ring, which measures two inches in diameter and one inch in height, is in near mint condition with very faint wear and no damage.
A cast iron doorstop of a cottage style house with climbing roses, shrubs and lawn. The details of the casting are sharp and the original paint is mostly intact. There is a maker's mark under white paint on the reverse side that is not clear enough to read: the numbers 124 and the copyright mark are reasonably distinct. Measurements are about nine inches wide, six inches high to the top of the chimney, and 1-7/8 inches deep.
This is a very nice carved ivory skull walking stick. With a very pretty rosewood shaft, this skull features a very large ivory collar as well. This stick measures 36" x 2 1/2" x 2". The long ivory collar measures 2 1/8". The skull measures 3" x 2 1/2" x 2". The ferrule is 1 1/4" of ivory as well.
Antique Gilt Silver with Agate, Turquoise, and Semi-Precious Stones Parasol Handle & Fitments
The handle is 8 inches (20.3 cm) long by 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide. The fitments range from 1.2 inches (3.1 cm) wide to 0.9 inch (2.3 cm) wide. The total weight is 144 gram.
It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, cracks, or dents, except missing gilded flowers, turquoise, and stones (as seen in the photos).
Our Guarantee: We stand behind all of the items that we sell...
A gorgeous antique ladies Elgin 15 jewel pocket watch with a floral motif designed in relief using gold, yellow, and green golds. The inside is engraved "Edna Forbes, Feb 25,1913". In good working condition, this little beauty measures 1.5 inches in diameter.
Ladies blue enamel 800 silver with gold pendant watch that could be used as a pocket watch. The intricate leaf design on the back of the watch is comprised of silver, yellow gold, a green gold leaves. Circa 1900, it is in excellent working condition. It measures with 2.75" long, diameter of watch 1 1/8"