A rare piece of ephemera, this standing Wedding Dinner Menu from 1915 gives us a glimpse into food and style from the past. Comprised of a thin nylon type fabric fitted inside a metal three panel screen, the front "doors" are hand painted with clumps of lavender iris, opening to a larger centered panel printed with the menu reading: Wedding Dinner of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander, Menu, Grape Fruit Cocktail, Consomme Vemicelli and Marrow Balls, Kennebec Salmon Sauce Mayonaise, Parsley ...click for details
A stunning cotton satin pillow made from a luxurious vintage damask brocade fabric in the style of Fortuny, featuring an ornate repeating pattern of flora and fauna in striking colors of lemon/chartreuse and soft blue, tassel fringe, most likely Italian, circa 1940's. Excellent condition.
Accessorize from the past with this fine antique gold filled watch chain featuring fancy bead lozenge links and swivel loop, made in American, circa 1894-1895, Marked 1/10 14K Gold Filled; Measures 13" long. Condition is excellent, minor wear.
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.
Wonderful Vintage Alligator Wallet Billfold, rich patina, circa 1940's. No label. In addition to the deep billfold area, a pocket and zippered area, there is a celluloid covered license pocket. Measurements: 7 3/8"x 3 7/8". Excellent vintage condition.
Perk up a room with this superb quality large handwoven Chinese Needlepoint Carpet. Purchased in the '80's from Stark Carpet, the best designer rug showroom in the country, this rug has a soft beige colored ground composed of finely knotted New Zealand wool flat pile with an allover pattern of colorful floral sprays in shades of rose, peach, green, brown and russet. Size: 9'2" x 11'2". Condition is like new. Retail Value: $4500.00
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 vintage Herend tureen underplate or serving tray in the Queen Victoria pattern, circa 1940, bearing the Herend shield; also marked 1003 / VBO over B; with basket weave molding, gilt accents, and hand painted with flower sprays and butterflies; Measurements: stand: 16 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches; Condition: pristine.
This is a magnificent Herend soup tureen in the Queen Victoria pattern, with
matching cover, circa 1940, bearing the Herend shield; also marked
1003 / VBO over B; comprising basket weave molding, gilt accents, and
hand painted with flower sprays and butterflies; the tureen has four
delicate applied flowers and vine twist handles; the cover with a lemon
finial. Measurements: tureen with cover: 15 x 113/4 inches. Condition: pristine.