An eye catching Victorian pique locket, circa 1860 made of thick tortoise shell and inlaid with gold and sterling silver to form a whimsical rose and rose leaves design, on a tortoise shell bale. The locket opens to store two photos or lock of hair. Each frame rimmed with twisted gold and glass covered.
The locket measures 1 3/4 inches in long from the top of the bale to the bottom of the locket and one inch at its widest point.
It is in very good condition with age appropriate wear, hav ...click for details
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 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.
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
Lovely small cut crystal decanter with faceted stopper, early 20th century American Brilliant Period. The slightly rounded shape is comprised of finely cut squares with patterned centers, hand blown faceted stopper. Size: 8.25" H x 2.75" W. Condition: Decanter is clean and sparkling with age appropriate wear. No interior cloudiness, minor flaking and chips to face of two square. One of a pair. A nice addition to any collection as a pair or on its'own.
A fine cut crystal decanter with faceted stopper, early 20th century American Brilliant Period. The slightly rounded shape is comprised of finely cut squares with patterned centers, hand blown faceted stopper. Size: 8" H x 3.75" W. Condition: Decanter is clean and sparkling with age appropriate wear. No interior cloudiness, minor flaking and chip to face of one square. A nice addition to any collection or a stand out on its' own.
A beautiful example of Victorian bead work, this was originally a purse. Now without a frame, this double sided stylized oval shaped Czechoslovakia glass cut bead design is composed of richly colored purple plum, lavender, gold, bronze, brown and charcoal black floral bouquets on tree limbs made up of horizontal and vertical rows of bead work, original brown silk lining, beaded fringe. Easily restored, might also make a lovely center applique on a special pillow, dress or jacket. Measurements: ...click for details