Wonderful Art Nouveau style 19th century silk hand-embroidery of a golden hair maiden (a bride?) holding a bouquet of pink flowers, framed within a lacy tree arbor and standing atop a blanket of daisies. Lovely pastel colors in soft shades of pink, green, blue and yellow make this piece feminine and serene. Unusual handmade frame with glass, front and back cut in a stylized V shape. The back of this piece continues the scrolly tree branch, centered with a pastel blue butterfly. Embroidery in ex ...click for details
Superb Canton silk hand embroidered coverlet panel, circa late 1800-early 1900, featuring a turquoise background with an overall floral design, a centered peony, bordered with flowers in vases and bat motifs in vibrant shades of reds, greens and orange. The coverlet is made in two panels and measures 54" x 77". The linen backing has been removed showing only border remnants. The condition is near mint with minor fading of the background color. This piece is a beautiful combination of c ...click for details
A handsome authentic Big Hornback Crocodile Leather double handle zippered envelope style handbag with suede cloth lining, interior zippered compartment and side pocket. Size: 14" wide x 8" high, Strap height: 9 1/2". Condition is mint. An original luxury bag priced to sell.
This product is made is farmed skin in accordance with the regulation of Convention on Interantional Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Straight out of the "Roaring Twenties", a fantastic French handmade bugle beaded evening wrist clutch,circa 1925, comprising an envelope shape, hand held purse designed with delicate metallic beads in a classic geometric Deco pattern on an overall tortoiseshell-style background made of Czech glass bugle beads in rich shades of amber and dark chocolate, snap closure. Inside a dark taupe water silk lining with single pocket having stitched on label Made In France. Measurements: 8 1/2&qu ...click for details
A lovely handmade glass and faux pearl beaded wrist evening bag/purse, circa 1925, featuring white, silver gray and translucent white glass beads with faux beige pearl accents in a floral lattice pattern, envelope shape, pull zipper closure. Silver ball handle marked TALON. The delicate pearl beads compliment the silvered and white glass seed beads found on both on the front and back of the bag and create a romantic design. The bag is lined in cream silk having one open pocket. Beveled hand mirr ...click for details
A wonderful Art Deco woven silk brocade and gem set evening bag, Chinese, circa 1930, featuring a gold frame bag of woven gilt metal with a delicate yet strong chain handle. The red and blue and green battle motif probably depicts an ancient folktale. The engraved clasp is embellished on each side with carnelian stones. The peach satin interior has one open pocket and a small satin change purse attached to the purse by a fine chain. Measurements: approximately 7" (at widest point) x 5" ...click for details
A classic luggage colored lizard skin Kelly style handbag, circa 1940's featuring beautiful application of the natural variations in the lizard skin set in a gold tone frame, hinged button-style clasp closure, lizard skin handle. The inside of the bag is a luggage colored leather with three open pockets and one zippered compartment. Size: 7 3/8"w x 7'h. Handle: 6 1/2" h. x 3/4"w. The body of the bag is mint. Handle: two cracks, an easy repair.
Spring forward with this wonderful Chinese Art Deco rug, c 1930 featuring vivid colors of raspberry, jade green, turquoise, purple, pink and butterscotch. Measurements: 11' 6" x 8' 6". Great condition with age appropriate freckling.
"Brother, can you spare a dime?" This fun vintage large cast iron Fedora hat-form paperweight is straight out of the 30's, comprised of gold painted nicely detailed banded hat with a worn look, circa 1940, probably American made. Measurements: 4 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" high. Great condition having a few bumps and bruises made to look authentic. Slight wear to the finish adds to the overall look of the hat.
Hold a secret in this handsome cigarette case made in Germany, circa 1925 comprising a tortoise shell finish with a black jewel-like clasp. Inside having a gold tone finish and two decorative bars, marked under clasp D.R. Germany. Measurements: 3 1/4" x 2 1/4". Good condition with several hard to see dimples and minor paint loss.