This handled American coin silver cup was made by William K. Vanderslice in San Francisco, CA, circa 1870, consisting of a simple tapered cylindrical form with rope banding around rim and base. Vanderslice was an early California silversmith, working in the mid 19th century. He became widely acclaimed for his fine silverwork. This cup is marked with his name, San Francisco, makers mark and Pure Coin. The cup measures 3 1/2" high, 4 5/8" across including handle, and weighs a little over ...click for details
A fine turn of the century Arita serving bowl and cover, the bowl with molded and reticulated border of interlocking rings, wachigai, forming a band of auspicious “shippo”, the interior decorated in blue, orange and beige fish and lilies, auspicious symbols of longevity and good fortune. The underside marked with a lucky symbol. The bowl is in good condition, having some flaking on the perforated cover. No restoration or chips. The dish measures 12" diameter x 2 3/4" high.
A handsome Pairpoint Crystal Inkwell with Sterling Silver top, comprising a round sterling silver beaded lid mounted atop a hand blown round crystal symmetrical bubble pattern base, American, circa 1893. Silver mount marked STERLING and Makers Mark of Goodnow & Jenks, Boston. Size: 3" H x 2 1/2" dia. approx.; Condition is excellent.
A highly decorative 19th century Chinese Famille Rose Blue Ground Porcelain Wall Vase. One of a pair, each hand painted hanging tapered wall pocket has a lovely detailed design with summer and winter scenes, flowers, butterflies and foliage, featuring a central geisha design in soft shades of blue, pink, green, russet and gold. Plexiglass stand included. Size: 13" H x 4" w. Overall very good untouched original condition with no chips or repairs. Minor glaze imperfection and paint loss ...click for details
A wonderful 19th century Chinese Famille Rose Blue Ground Porcelain Wall Vase. One of a pair, each colorful hanging tapered wall pocket has a lovely detailed design with summer and winter scenes, flowers, butterflies and foliage, featuring a central geisha design in soft shades of blue, pink, green, russet and gold. Plexiglass stand included. Size: 13" H x 4" w. Overall excellent untouched original condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs. Minor glaze imperfection and paint loss a ...click for details
A spectacular 19th century large Famille Rose pink-ground flared rim porcelain beaker vase, finely enameled with a pair of phoenix resting on cherry blossom limbs, surrounded by scattered peony blossoms. Orange peel glaze. Interior and base glazed turquoise. Measures 15" tall. Excellent condition.
19th Century craftsmanship for today's lifestyle. This is a richly colored hand dyed cotton antique American Folk Art floral hooked rug in shades of cream, beige, brown, gray and red comprising a centered diamond with scattered flowers and leaves. The outer corners having floral bouquets on a deep brown striated background, striped border. Size: 107" x 69". Condition is excellent with one minor repair on back.
Attractive antique sterling engraved Match Safe Case, marked W&H CO. STERLING 1, comprising a rectangular shape with engraved leaf and branch design on the front, Victorian monogram SHR, decorative engraving on back, hinged top. Nice patina of old silver. Shows some wear with pin dots and small indents. May need cleaning. Measures 2 1/4" tall x 1 1/8" wide.
Fashion perfect for riding in a one horse open sleigh, this is an original Victorian black silk velvet cape, circa 1890's, featuring silk applique detailing along the front bodice creating a border around the entire cape. A frilly double ruffle black silk ribbon ruff collar is inset with handmade black lace. Silk ribbon attached around the collar creates a bow in front of the neck hook and eye closure. Black silk broadcloth lining. Measurements: Shoulder to shoulder-23" Bottom extended ...click for details