This is a wonderfully carved walking stick that features a dog and wolf stacked on top of each other. Some really good carving and detail. This stick measures 35 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". The handle itself measures 4 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 1". A really great stick!
This is a fantastic gadget walking stick for any collector! This stick features the symbol for medicine on the front of this ivory handle and if you screw off the top, there are places for 6 tiny viles. Old empty cocaine viles are inside of this great stick. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 5 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". There is no collar and the ferrule measures 1 1/2". This is a very unique stick indeed!
This is a marvelous antique oriental silver box (most likely from China) with an astonishing silver repoussé and all hammered chased work to form detailed reliefs of birds on the top and each corner. A lovely design of flowers follow this unique highly repoussé silver chasing throughout the box. A nice old patina embellishes the interior and exterior of this box.
This exclusive antique silver box from the early 1900s measures 16 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm (6.30" x 4" x 2.36") and weighs 400 grams...
This is a marvelous silver box dated 1896 depicting a scene from the Greek mythology illustrating in detail Venus, the Greek goddess and her angels.
This antique silver box is large for its kind and era with a beautiful wood work interior and an uneven patina on the back.
It is truly a gem for any connoisseur antique collector and Greek mythology passionate.
Length 8 1/4 inches - 21 cm
Width 3 3/4 inches - 9.5 cm
Height 2 3/4 inch - 7 cm
Weight 874 grams
An unusual folding silver lorgnette with nose pads. In excellent condition including the glass, they come with their original case. Chain is sterling. A very interesting piece for the collector. The lenses measure 1.5" in diameter. Dates circa 1920
A very rare huanghuali wood Chinese "violin" called an erhu. The main body and neck are carved from a single piece of huanghuali wood, its top stretched with snake skin of beautiful patterning. The bottom of the main body has a sound hole with an openwork carving of a stylized "shou" character meaning longevity (this bottom panel is a separate piece of wood)...
A striking iron Soten School sukashi tsuba. On its openwork ground, samurai in full battle regalia with swords in hand spar near a river over rockwork, a flowing waterfall in the background. Gilt nunome zogan detailing throughout with high relief sculpting. Incised signature of Goshu Kikone Ju on front. This tsuba is in good condition with some minor rubbing to the gilt, commensurate with age and use.
Length: 3”, width: 2.75”
19th Century, Japan
Circa 1840, English porcelain Staffordshire quill pen holder depicting a confetti coleslaw nest with a dove protecting 2 hatchlings from a snake. The inkwell has one hole for the quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter.
English porcelain Staffordshire quill holder featuring a confetti coleslaw nest with 3 spotted eggs, a bird, and a green snake. The inkwell has one hole for a quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about is 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter. Circa 1840.
Large English Staffordshire Bull Terrier ivory walking stick handle. Inset glass eyes, the ivory was skillfully carved to emphasize the strong, muscular body, and intense stare, both of which are characteristic of this sensitive and loving breed. Embossed collar is gold plated. The ivory handle is thick and has very good weight. Measuring 4.5 inches long. No chips. Circa late 19th England.
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)
Antique brass balance scale with elaborate design of Serpent or Dolphin Fish motif. Complete with weights set in solid brass base. Dimensions 8" L x 18" W x 24" H
A set of six nineteenth century brass locks all with original keys. Size: Largest 15.3cm. Smallest 7cm. Condition: all working. Need some cleaning.
HEAVY SPANISH BRONZE MORTAR WITH HIGH RELIEF DESIGN, DATING TO 1550 AD.
Beautifully hand cast with a deeply moulded design of letters in relief around the body intersected by large ribs.
The mortar is ca. 12,2 cm. wide and weighing app. 1 kilograms.
Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality with a fine untouched patination.
Provenance: Large Danish Private Collection
This is a great stick that features two horse heads at either end of the handle. The horses have great details and glass eyes. There is also a great detail on the silver collar. This stick measures 34 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 1 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 2". A great stick!
This stick features a coupled physically engaged at the top of the stick. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The handle itself measures 3" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The ferrule is 1".
This stick, Ca. 1880, features a soldier carved out of walrus ivory and inscribed "Qv Co. 5" - possibly referring to this particular soldiers rank. This stick has a wonderful rose gold collar that is marked RFS & Co. The stick also has a great exotic hardwood shaft. This stick measures 32 1/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The ivory handle by itself measures 3 3/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The collar is 1" and the ferrule is 1/2". A very nice stick indeed!
Antique scissors, small, for embroidery work, and a measuring tool for knitting, a needle gauge. The scissors made of silvered steel marked Solingen, world famous German knife manufacturing town. The needle gauge of barometer/thermometer shape, marked E & S and Stricknadel Lehre (German for knitting needle gauge). Length of scissors "3 ¾ / 9 cm and of gauge "3 ½ / 8,5 cm. Condition: fine.