Featuring a lovely Japanese antique gold lacquer comb,or Kushi. Unusual carved relief design on both sides, and thin top which carries over to both sides. 3 3/8" long x 1 5/16" high. Good condition, but one area pictured may be a repair. Dates to the late 19th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed/shipped. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless NY state sales tax number provided and form.
An English antique lay down porcelain china shell scent bottle with sterling silver screw on top. Hand painted. 2.25" high x 1 7/8' wide. Sterling top stamped DL, anchor, lion and V. Dates 1920. Excellent condition. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid sales NY state sales tax number and form provided.
Featuring a very rare antique silver wax seal in the form of a mysterious shrouded figure. The tablet for the seal has not been carved. It unscrews from the figure in order to engrave it. The figure is a great example of art from the Symbolism Movement of art, originating in France and Belgium in the late 19th century, awakening man's interest in the religious and spiritual world. The figure suggests the mystery surrounding the Madona. The veil covering her face, cascading downward, represen ...click for details
Featuring a very fine quality perfume bottle in pristine condition with engraved thistle and leaf design. May be Steuben, but not signed. Thistle design is found in Revi. Exceptionally fine piece. Both the stopper and bottle are engraved with matching numbers, 18. The number on the stopper is near the point which is unusual to find on a stopper. A fine pontil is found on the base of the bottle. The crystal is bright and clean. The thistle design is most rare and unusual on a piece of American c ...click for details
A Japanese napkin ring with transparent enamel over silver foil dating to the late 19th century. With 8 stylized cranes made with silver wires and various shading. Very well done. Measuring 1" wide and 1 3/4" in diameter. Several cracks due to firing flaws with shrinkage between the enamel and the metal base. No enamel missing and no restorations. Black enamel on the interior. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition shortly after having received it and in original pa ...click for details
Featuring a superb Japanese Meiji sterling silver and cloisonne enamel small tray or plate with an ornate reticulated border of stylized moths or butterflies, scrolls and half petaled flowers with gold centers. The beautiful cloisonne butterfly, with many intricate gold wires and colors, hovers over profuse gold wire cloisonne peonies of thick, raised(moriage), shaded transparent and opaque enamels in rich colors of lavender, peach, white to pink, and white to blue. All enamel done with gold wi ...click for details
Featuring a very rare and unusual signed Tiffany sterling silver pomander or potpourri box with intricate pierced work made in England with English hallmarks for Tiffany & Co.. The top has much open work with elaborate designs and in the middle is a medallion of Pegasus and a woman. The sides of the box are decorated with scrolls. The hallmarks on the side of the lid are the lion for England, the leopards head for London, and the initials WC, the makers mark. Also on the side of the lid are ...click for details
Small 19th century red stoneware cabinet unsigned Wedgwood type 3 3/16" spill vase. Gorgeous enameling art work with bird flying over stone wall, turret and sky and beautiful green foliage. Exquisite roses and floral arrangement on reverse. Excellent condition with no chips, damages, restorations, or cracks. This piece is not marked so it is probably not Wedgwood but was produced by another company in Staffordshire. It could have been decorated by a talented amateur artist ex-factory or ev ...click for details
Beautiful French enameled plaques grace the 4 sides of this ormolu dried flower or potpourri holder. The plaques are all different and are decorated with medallions of exquisitely hand painted flowers. The medallions are surrounded by a boarder of raised jewels that are probably also enamel but look like opals. Gold scroll work surrounds the jewels. All set in a wonderful blue background which is painted(or inlaid with gold foil) stars. All plaques in excellent condition. Gilding on ormolu excel ...click for details
Excellent Gorham small ladies flask/bottle with beautifully hand worked repousse flowers.Gorham hall mark and rooster which dates it to 1890. The cleverly made hinged top with original cork screws in a groove to open and close it so that it shuts tightly. The flask measures 5 1/8" long by 2 3/8" wide and weighs 2 1/2 ounces on a regular postage scale. the top is engraved with intials and has a slight dent on one side(see photo). Other than this one spot, the flask is in excellent condi ...click for details