This is a very interesting gadget stick that was used by mortician's to measure the bodies. Screw off the handle and pull out the 36" measuring stick disguised within. This stick features an ivory handle that measures 1 1/2" x 2" x 1 1/4". The overall length of the stick is 36 3/4" x 2" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1/2" and the ferrule is 2 1/4". A very unusual stick!
This is a very unique walking stick that also doubles as a weapon. Just flick the end of the stick and a 3 3/4" blade pops out the end. The handle is ivory and measures 3 1/8" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The stick measures 35" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1/2" and the ferrule is 3/4". A great stick!
Offered is a large magnificent Chinese porcelain bowl in raised relief design of dragons and fire flames belonging to the 1800 to 1850 time period. Two green and one blue dragons expressively soar the inside of this lovely porcelain bowl while two blue and one green dragons rise the outside, making altogether a stunning well composed pattern. Four rectangle parts with fine raised design of flowers and birds join this decoration on the outside...
Offered is a magnificent Chinese porcelain bowl in raised relief design of nine Chinese red-crowned crane birds also known as Chinese national bird beautifully flying a deep cobalt blue color sky with multiple clouds...
A VERY SCARCE DECORATED BRONZE MORTAR, ENGLAND DATING CA. 1600 AD.
The mortar very attractive with a large open rim and decorated with leaves and rosettes as well as square handles.
Size: 15,5 cm. over the handles, 13,6 cm. for the rim, ca. 11,5 cm. high.
Condition: Choice as seen in the pictures.
Provenance: Old Danish Collections and sold by Egeskov Antique.
A larger bronze mortar with Pestle, France, ca. 1550-1580.
The mortar massive with finely sculptured figures in high relief as well as knob handles and Fleur de lis. It comes with a corresponding pestle with the very same beautiful age patina, both in fine condition as pictures indicate.
Size: ca. 14 cm x 11 cm. with the pestle being 17 cm. Weight: ca. 2,5 kilograms.
Ex. Egeskov antique.
18th- 19th c English or Colonial Brass Spectacles- Glasses , some number markings no signature. The arms in rough shape but solid.
Wonderful Example of an Metal Case Clock.
Reproduction of famous piece of art in New York Museum.
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One of the most handsome SETH THOMAS OG Shelf Clock
An Added Feature is an alarm feature
DIMENSIONS : 25 inches Tall ... 15 inches in Width
The Dial is 8" by 8 inches
The PAPER is in Excellent condition
Very Unusual case ... light pine finish
One of Seth Thomas' Early ... mid 1800s
Location of their Factory : Plymouth Hollow Conn.
A Very Special Jerome & Co. OG antique Clock
Hand Grained Case
This Model Selected by WALLACE NUTTING to represent his favorite
Early OG Clock for his book
HEIGHT is 26 inches
Width is 16 inches
30 Hour, 2 Weight clock movement
TIME & STRIKE movement
Offered is a fabulous pair of silver covered entree serving dishes by Tiffany & Co. made circa 1880. This pair consists of two serving dishes with their covers embellished with stunning repoussé artwork of floral design throughout.
Founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B. Young in New York City in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is an American worldwide luxury jewelry and specialty retailer, headquartered in New York City...
This handmade French baker's proofing basket were used to leave the coiled designs on breads that were so loved. They still are, however have gone the way of modernization! I've searched for these original unique baskets for years! So I was thrilled to find this rare handmade banneton of coiled sweetgrass. I think it is ryegrass. it is in wonderful condition for its age...
Well, here we go again! A scarce and awesome, vintage 1920's, pharmacy bottle with two narcotic contents on the label, cannabis and morphine. Straight out of years of storage from a long-closed, New Jersey pharmacy, the bottle is empty and sports its original label. It is in good condition, dates to the 1920s and measures just under 6 inches.
Ready for your collection!
A fabulous 19th C Meissen porcelain inkwell set in Imari palate. Consisting of an inkwell with lid, a sander and an undertray. All pieces were hand painted and are in excellent condition. There is some wear to the enamels on the tray from use but that is it. No hairlines, chips, or cracks. The tray measures 11" by 7.75"; Sander 2.5" high by 4" diameter; Inkwell 3.5" high by 4" diameter.
This relic of a horse saddle was dug up in the southwester dessert area of southern California roughly 50+ years ago. Because of the style of the pummel it looks more Mexican than Western. How long it was buried is an open question...