This extraordinary cased vaseline glass epergne with green edging has four ribbed trumpets. Three trumpets are curved and surround the center one which is straight. Trumpets are in excellent condition; the piece that holds the trumpets has been professionally repaired. C. 1895. 16 1/2" tall 11 3/4" diameter.
Free-form niello inlay art-deco pocket watch by Audemars Freres, Geneva. The thin hunting case is inlaid with niello on both sides with the front having a shield shaped rose gold cartouche with the initials "TJ" inscribed. The inside dust cover is stamp 8ed with gold medal testimonials: " medalles obtenues, Audemars Freres Geneve, Par L'ancienne Maison AudemarsFondee en 1811". The movement is stamped "Audemars Freres Brassius & Geneve, and the serial number 180 ...click for details
Austrian miniature bronze of father cat in a red jacket with two kittens in tow, one on his back and the other held in his hand. He is also carrying a walking stick in his free (right) hand. The kitten on his back is wearing blue clothing. Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 1". Small paint chipping consistent with its age. C. 1900.
Austrian miniature bronze of mother bunny rabbit with her baby bunny in carriage. The carriage has gilt handles, gray wheels, a green hood, and the baby rabbit is covered with a white "blanket" covered with red criss crossing. Dimensions; 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". C. 1900. Small paint chipping consistent with its age. C. 1900.
Pair of Chinese hand carved figures of seated nobility. Great care in the detail of the carving can be seen in the way the chair backs were carved. The "King" measures 4 1/2" tall and 2 1/2" wide. The "Queen" measures 4 3/4" tall and 2 1/2" wide. C. 1900, they are in excellent condition.
Gilt enameled glass vase with a hand painted portrait of a young boy on porcelain. It is stamped on the bottom with an "M" inside a shield under a crown which may be an early Moser mark. It measures 6" tall and is in excellent condition.
A most unusual art form, this precocious terra-cotta figure of a girl holding a doll is framed in a natural nautilus shell, resting on a free form terra-cotta base. Signed "Reguay' on the reverse. It is in excellent condition with some minor chipping on the base which is consistent with its age. It appears to have been made C. 1900 and measures 7 1/2" tall.