17th to 18th century Spanish brass mortar and pestle. Measures 3.5 inches high and 4 inches wide. All original. To see a similar example go to Sotheby's European Works of Art, Arms and Armour, Furniture and Tapestries catalogue New York January 12, and 13 th 1991 item 234. As early as the 15th century mortars and pestles were used by Ancient Apothecaries to grind herbs to be made into medicines. Pronounced mortero majadero in Spanish. Shipping extra...
Georgian Copper tea urn c1825
This Fine little Urn is quite unusual insomuch as it is quite small, which adds to its attraction, also I think
the workmanship is Finer than the later victorian examples.
I am not certain weather the Brass tap is original as it seems to sit at a rather odd angle but its obviously been
like that for a great many years.
Complete with ther inner liner where the Red hot pig iron was placed to heat the water...
Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and are clothed. Measures 2.125"/5.39 cm. In excellent Condition.
Small Limoges salt box with a rose decor. This box is in fine condition and has no damage. It measures 1 1/4" in diameter and is 2/8" deep.
Double section Limoges stamp box. Hand painted with a pink, orange, yellow and purple flower decor. Circa 1920-30's. This box is in fine condition with no damage. The box measures 3 3/8" wide, 1 1/4"long and 1" thick. Inside the smaller section is 4/8" wide, 1 1/4" long and about 1/2" deep. The second compartment measures 2" wide with the same length and depth as the first compartment.
Limoges salt box hand painted in green with rose decor on top and on bottom inside. This box also has gold gilding decoration around sides and edges. The box is in good condition with no damage. It measures 2 1/8" wide, 2" long and 1 1/8" thick. The depth of the box is 3/8".
A whimsical gilt metal ducks head clip with red glass eyes. Fine condition 5.75 inches x 1.75 inches
The gilt metal water fowl with red glass eyes and finely detailed plumage. Slight nip on the end of the beak, as evidenced in photos. 8 inches x 2.75 inches.
Art Deco decanter set with decanter and four glasses in three colors by Val St Lambert. The decanter is done in clear and purple, two glasses are clear and blue and the other two are clear and maroon. The set is circa 1920's and is in wonderful condition. There are no chips or cracks on any of the pieces. The decanter with stopper is 9" tall and is 6" wide across the bottom. The glasses are 2 3/4" tall and are 2" wide across the top...
United States Watch Co. J.W. DEACON, MARION N.J. Key Wind 3oz. Coin Silver Case Circa: 1870. Marion, New Jersey 1865 – 1877. The Howard brothers of Fredonia, New Your (Independent and Fredonia Watch Co.l) purchased most of th remaining movements in stock and machinery. In the ten year period of movement production current statistical studies indicate an estimated production of only some 60,000 watches were produced. This example is clean, running and accurate...
Sikes Hydrometer by Husbands and Clarke, Bristol, England in its original mahogany box. 19th century. The Sikes Hydrometer was used to determine the alcohol content of spirits in determining its proof. This set includes a brass float, thermometer, and 10 weights used to measure the specific gravity of the liquid (labeled 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, plus the calibration cap weight)...
A fine quality, mint condition ironstone mold in the shell motif made in England circa 1850. The measurements are 4-3/8 by 2-7/8 across the top of the mold, and 2 inches high. This lovely petite mold would have been used for an individual jelly rather than a steamed pudding. It has an impressed mark on the underside that appears to be a pattern number.
Offered is an interesting, early 1900s, medicine bottle proposing the following usage: "Indicated in ovarian neuralgia, pelvic congestion and as a sexual sedative."
The label references the 1906 Food and Drug Act, and the bottle retains partial contents. The bottle is in fine condition and measures about 4 inches high, sporting a mildly worn label.
Female specific medicines remain elusive - don't miss out!
The inhalation of medicinal vapors was common practice during the late 19th and early 20th century. Inhaling devices came in many shapes and forms. This very decorative and functional inhaler was very popular during that period.
This lovely, late-Victorian-styled inhaler is primarily being sold for its original box. The box is complete and very detailed on all sides (including the top), sporting wonderful graphics and information on its many merits...
SWISS GUIOCHE IRISH GREEN ENAMEL OVERLAY ROUND LADIES PENDENT 23mm Sterling 24 inch Necklace C: 1880. Three dimensional Irish Green effects all around the surfaces. Rare all original Ladies enameled round pendent watch. All surfaces in mint original condition. 30 hour winding. This rare pendent comes with a Sterling Silver 24 inch necklace. Clean, running and accurate. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME...
Set of six English flow blue dinner plates by Alfred Meakin Company. Theses plates are are done in the Ormonde pattern dating from 1897. Some of the rims have flea bite chips that may have even happened in the making of the plates. Over all condition of the set is good with no major chips or cracks.
Cut glass ice bucket by J. Hoare & Company. It is from the Brilliant Period, Circa 1890. The bucket measures 5 3/4" tall, 6" wide and 3 1/4" deep. It has a faint signature on the bottom and it is in good condition. There are no chips or cracks on this piece.
8 piece set of Antique Cutlery
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