A decorative Sterling Silver overlay decanter "pinch" bottle with sterling cap over a vintage Haig's bottl, made in Mexico, mid century. The bottle overlay is cutout and engraved flowers and foliage. Marked STERLING and 925. Glass painted in white HAIG & HAIG, bottom stamped 25 HAIG & HAIG LTD Edinburgh Scotland; Very good vintage condition. Measures 8 1/2" tall by 5" wide.
This colorful vintage ceramic cocker spaniel will keep the libations flowing as a dog head-form cover of a combination bottle pourer and stopper. The head is hand painted sienna brown outlined with black markings, porcelain pourer, cork is near perfect, circa 1940. Measurements- 4 1/8" high. Very good condition with minor flaking on one ear.
This is a whimsical vintage cast man-with-hat form corkscrew with brightly colored blue suit, red tie and black hat and a W. C. Field look, a fun addition to a collection or unique gift. Measures 3 5/8" high. Very good condition.
Keep those you love close by with this unique vintage full-grain leather and haircalf double folding frame with rich chocolate leather patina, circa 1940. Measures 4 1/2" high x 3 5/8" wide. Condition is very good with age appropriate wear to the backbone.
This modern-looking American desk accessory is a copper twist-handle letter opener, made in the Arts and Crafts period, circa 1910, of simple design, wonderful patina. Measurements: 8 3/4 " long; condition is very good with slight wear to point.
A special gift that is both spiritual and practical. This is a magnificent rectangular form bronze casket in ornate Gothic Revival style with cast Bas relief, highly decorated with religious motif illustrating scenes from the life of Christ; circa 1870's. The original interior is lined with balsa wood and most likely used as a tobacco cigar caddy box. These boxes were popular souvenirs of the European Grand Tour and were based of the great treasures of Continental Europe. The high quality of ...click for details
This magnificent handcrafted Art Nouveau figural brass letter opener is the nicest one I have seen, with intricate detailed "Spirit of Life" maiden wearing a flowing, draped gown, one arm resting on back of head, the other catching her windswept gown, standing on a base of sinewy bark surrounded by clover, circa 1890's, very heavy. Measurements: 10 in. high. Condition is near perfect.
In the tradition of the Victorian taste for taxidermy and the macabre, this unusual brass page turner is in the form of a chicken foot holding a feather, beautifully detailed and in perfect condition., circa 1890. Measures 9 3/8 in high. This is a wonderful desk accessory.
Desk decorating? Can't duplicate this original Victorian set of large nickel plated newspaper cutting scissors and letter opener with matching sheath in the style of WMF, circa 1900, the handles and sheath of beautifully cast with Art Nouveau style; blades are steel-cut and marked "Schnefel Bros, Germany;" condition: sheath case and handles in excellent condition, some minor nicks; measurement:, 11 3/4 inches in sheath. Letter opener- 8 3/8 in high.
Jade, ancient symbol of perfection, power and immortality is the STONE of the season. A classic 14K yellow gold and Jade man's ring, circa 1940, size 10, easily re-sized, stamped 14K and monogrammed in script LBC to CY. The jade cabochon has a nice translucency and measures 12 x 15mm; total weight of 6.2 grams. Condition is excellent.