A very nice blue painted mortar and pestle in original blue paint. The mortar is carved out of one piece of heavy wood and is in excellent condition. The pestle is original to this piece. A good piece! Measures7 12" T x 5 1/4" w.
An unusual American sander consisting of a brass top and mixed pot metal base from the late 18th century. Measures 3 1/2" square.
A very nice condiment box with nice warm surface. The wood might be pear wood or birds-eye maple, not sure. It has a few blemishes but that's normal due to age and handling. Lid fits nicely on top of round box. Measures 3" x 3".
This lovely Victorian ink stand depicts a six point stag on a naturalistic base mounted on to a
decorative base with four splayed feet decorated with fierce male faces, two removable lidded glass inkwells.
The silver plating shows signs of wear but does not detract from the utter charm of the piece.
The six matching point stag quill stand compliments this nice set.
Size: ink stand 18cm by 13cm Quill stand: 12.5cm tall.
18th Century Scandinavian wooden pepper grinder in original dry surfaced black paint. Has heavy iron grinder with wooden knob. There is a hairline crack continuous through the bottom part of the grinder and to one side of the top. Measures 8 1/4" tall including handle x 3 3/4" wide. In good condition
Offered is a fabulous, appealing, four drawer, late 19th century, pharmacy label cabinet!
This very well-made, heavy, wooden cabinet sports small, typed labels on the front of the cabinet above each large drawer indicating the label contents of that particular drawer. Each individual drawer contains 18 compartments, most of which continue to retain their original labels from the early, B.O. Heath Pharmacy, Rochester, New York...
The long handle is composed of various scrolls leading to a shell shaped end with scripted letter “E”. The slim prongs are perfect for spearing olives, pickles, or other small foods. The verso is marked with the Whiting mark that includes a Griffin holding a shield with a “W,” and the patent date of 1891.
Size: 9“ long
Condition: Excellent with expected yet minor wear
The long handle composed of an art nouveau pattern of intricate ribbon and azalea pattern leading to a flower shaped end marked by an azalea. The large, petal shaped bowl was originally lined with gold and is perfect for serving fruit. There are no maker’s markings on the piece, but the Azalea patterning is distinctly Blackinton Sterling. The verso is marked “STERLING” and “PAT...
Remarkably well-preserved, this fine relic of the Napoleonic Wars was made by an imprisoned sailor on one of the prison ships (pontons) in Britain. It boasts a pair of under-glass (sous-verre) paintings of a Directoire dandy (un Incroyable) and a fashionable woman (une Merveilleuse) of the late Eighteenth Century on its sliding covers, which enclose the set of tiles. Bone with wooden secondary elements.Minor chips and one old corner repair...
Circa 1850 Lustre Ware Pitcher in Excellent Condition. Measures 3 1/2" In Height. The opening diameter is 3 3/4" and the Base Measures 3 1/2". Fresh out of a house that had five (5) Luster Ware Pitchers. This one is the BEST. The others will be sold in Lot of FOUR.
This is a very nice, traveling, doctor's, medicine case from the early 1900s. The case is of quality leather, and houses a group of metal capped vials most of which sport original labels and some with list UPJOHN as the maker.
The name "Dr. Thomas E Bamford, Jr" is imprinted in gold on the front of the case, and it measures 12" x 6" x 4" and is in good condition.
Back in the day, folks would often purchase eye exam kits by mail order. The kits came with directions and the individual would take the measurements and send the details back to the company for their prescription eyeglasses to be made.
This instrument dated 1928 has survived in very nice condition sporting a miniature paper optical chart. The wooden tool measures about 11.5 inches, complete with a good optical lens and functions like new.
This lovely late Victorian walking stick was and still is the perfect accessory. The stamped sterling silver repoussé handle is extremely long, measuring 7" long x 1 1/2", and bears a beautiful period monogram CHH. The handle tops a slender ebony shaft and bi-metal tip. This stick measures 35 3/4" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2". The ferrule measures 1".
Waltham 14k GOLD Fancy Hunting Case 46 Grams total weight circa: 1895. Very fancy and in near mint original condition. Features a Cottage by the Lake engraving. All 14k gold capped jewel settings, 15j, serial No. 7,391,133. Clean, running and still accurate. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
DIAL: White porcelain and in mint condition...
-A 2 inches round ivory knob cane, rosewood shaft and a 3 ¼” brass ferrule. Overall length of cane is 36 inches, in good condition.
Finely Carved Ivory Dachshund Cane-19th Century-Ivory Sunday golfer with a dachshund front part on one side and his back part on the other to give the impression that the canine goes through the handle. Ebony shaft with an ivory-ferrule. Size; the handle measures 1 3/4"H x 3 1/4" W and overall length of cane is 35 3/4 inches, good condition with some age hairlines.
Ivory Young Girl Cane-Ca. 1885-A well carved girl’s head in bonnet, turned ivory collar, makassar ebony shaft and a metal ferrule, cane is from 1885 period. Size; the handle measures 2"H x 1 1/2" W and overall length of cane is 34 1/2 inches, good condition.
This Victorian walking stick boasts an ivory handle with a seated dog carved in relief. The dog has glass eyes and sits obediently. The handle itself is 4-3/8 x 1-1/4 inches and tops a rosewood shaft and 1-1/4-inch bi-metal tip. Overall length is 35-1/2 inches.