A very handsome Knife Box ... in Mahogany wood.
17.5 inches in LENGTH
6.75 inches in WIDTH
5.5 inches in DEPTH
In Wonderful Condition ... Fishing Basket from Maine.
Signed L.B. GERRISH, KITTERING, MAINE
10.5 inches TALL including Handles
7.25 inches in DEPTH
9.25 inches in WIDTH
Offered for your consideration is a vintage, all-original, framed paper advertising sign for the cure of Gonorrhea, Gleet and Syphillis in men. Of interest is the matching 10.5" x 7.5" wood frame with the boldly stamped word "OKAY" on the top. This unusual piece of advertising dates to the early 1900's.
Condition: Modest, unobtrusive wear to the frame with ancient water staining to the paper sign...
This beautiful 19th century mantle clock features a stunning veneer of lapis lazuli stone and face decorated with enamel including cherubs. Measures 14.5" tall and 9.5" wide. Maker is unknown. It does not have its original winding key, but one will be sourced prior to shipment. Working condition of the movement is unknown, but all parts appear to be present and we are confident the clock can be returned to proper working order with serving by a clocksmith.
A little bid different Candle Box
Sliding Lid ... 2 Interior Compartments
10 inches in WIDTH
5.5 inches in HEIGTH
6.25 inches in DEPTH
A VERY COLLECTABLE PIECE
TWO Very Nice BUTTER MOLDS
1 With an ACORN design and other DETAILS
Small repair on top of the ACORN mold
Very slight aging crack on the Wheat Shaft mold
5.5 inches HIGH
4.5 inches in DIAMETER
PRICE $125.00 EACH
Big Boy Toy: Hinged wood bow having three hand-colored paper scales, circa 1800, the lid with alphabetical table of European cities and their latitudes, the vertical face with printed scale, the horizontal face with a central inset compass and hour scale in Roman and Arabic numerals. Glass cover over the dial, unsigned. Measures 3 3/8 in. x 2 in. Condition: Paper toned and with loss, missing string gnomon, one latch missing, flakes to glass cover. 3 3/8 inches x 2 inches
An Early American wooden scoop
This item appears to be a British Colonial Brass handled Cane/Swagger Stick, must be early 20th century period, having a honey malacca shaft ending in a bronze ferrule. Size; Handle measures 3 inches in length, Overall length of item is 27 1/4 inches. Condition Report; Considering the age, in fair condition.
English sterling silver and horn handled cane, handle bears 1911 presentation and and silver and maker's mark, having an ebonized shaft ending in a bronze ferrule. Size; Handle measures 5 inches in length, Overall length of cane 33.5 inches. Condition Report; Considering the age, in fair condition.
English sterling silver handled cane, handle bears the silver and maker's mark, haven't read the marking but believe it to be from late 19th/early 20th century period, having an rosewood shaft. Size; Handle measures 2 ” x 1 1/2”, Overall length of cane 36 inches. Condition Report; Several dings and dents to the handle area, sign of age wear to the shaft.
English sterling silver handled cane, handle bears the silver and maker's mark, haven't read the marking but believe it to be from late 19th/early 20th century period, having an ebonized shaft ending in a bronze ferrule. Size; Handle measures 2 ” x 1 1/2”, Overall length of cane 35 inches. Condition Report; Several dings to the handle area.
Antique 18th century George III English sterling Silver gilt Apostle Spoon, by William Collings, London 1774.ovoid bowl with tapering faceted stem, and topped by a figural apostle terminal.
Hallmarks: Marked with maker's mark in a rectangle punch WC for William Collings, London assay office. Lion passant, leopard’s head and date letter what correspond to 1774.
LENGTH: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in)
WEIGHT in, approx: 51 grams. 1.3/4 troy oz...
Authentic antique 19th century dated 1825 .A.D. set of brass nesting apothecary's weights with hinged lid and containing a series of weights; each weight stamped in the interior with numbers and the date 1825. 1, 2, 4, 8, the interior of the master cup is stamped with 16...
Large German Silvered bronze inkwell-silver shows minor wear-ceramic retort is gone-no repairs-piece comes apart for transport-ca 1860s-very ornate and detailed casting with masks and rich intricate design-inkwell is surmounted by two putti on orbs--this is type of inkwell that was used at important official event signings- e.g.,treaties and surrender documents-11 inches in diameter and 9 inches high=believed to be unique
This is the first Basket Fired box we have come across in 45 years collecting
22.5 inches in HEIGHT
18 inches in DEPTH
17 inches in WIDTH
It was necessary to GOOGLE : "BASKET FIRED"
Here is a brief description of a basket fired.
China Artisan Style Basket-Fired Green Tea
To begin the processing of basket fired green tea, a small amount of fresh
leaf (about 2 lbs.) is placed in an upright bamboo or reed basket, u...
A fine example of an Early American Working Goose decoy.
24 inches by 15 inches
An Early American duck decoy
Measuring 13.5 by 5.75 inches.