American military illustration: "General and staff officers, 1812." This comment
is on the reverse side of the hand colored illustration and was copied to the reverse side of the
frame. "Copyrighted by G.B., 1891" is above the illustration. Size is 7 1/2" by 10 1/2"; frame size is 17" by 20 1/2". Traditionally framed. Also framed with "TruGuard" uv protected glass.
American military illustration with the following statement: "General quarters: gun practice 1891. Lieutenant and seaman in service dress; high powered breach-loading 6-inch rifle."
This comment is on the reverse of the hand colored illustration and was copied to the reverse side of the frame. "Copyrighted by G.B., 1891" is above the illustration. Size is 7 1/2" by 10 1/2"; frame size is 17" by 20 1/2". Tradtionally framed; framing includes "TruGu ...click for details
A most unusual example of late 19th century French majolica made in Sarreguemines, France. The fan shaped centerpiece has a vibrant hand painted floral decoration that is similar on both sides. Some of the gilting around the top is slightly worn, indicative of its age. It measures 13 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 6". In overall excellent condition.
Rare piece of early Royal Vienna C. 1820. Figurine is of a cherub and young boy, both reading. There are some imperfections in the branches and the cherub's pen and an early repair to one of the branches, consistent with its age. It is approximately 12 inches high and 5.5 inches across at the base.
Hand carved Black Forest "felt" hat with plume novelty inkwell. The hinged lid opens to reveal a glass inkwell. It is a souvenir of the Rigi Kulm Hotel, near Lucerne Switzerland which is in the Swiss Alps it is 4,900 feet above sea level; the hotel is over 200 years old. C. 1875. 5" x 4 1/2" X 2 1/4".
English leather over brass traveling inkwell (Writing kit). It opens to reveal a pop-up candle, pen, inkwell, containers for matches and sealing wax. C. 1875. 4 3/4 " x 2 1/2 " x 1 5/8". Excellent condition.
Felt lined button box. Souvenir of Jacobs Ladder railway, Aberystwyth, Wales.The railway was built in 1902 to serve the lead mines, timber and passenger traffic of the Rheidol Valley. In deference to the hostile terrain, the railway was built on narrower track guage (1' 11 3/4").The box measures 3 3/4" wide 2 1/2" deep, and 2" tall. Condition is very good.
A most unusual shaped sewing bucket with pin cushion top. Souvenir of Dunkeld, Scotland. "From the Athole Plantation, Dunkeld. Cam ye by Athole,Down by the Tumme, or banks o' the Garry. Saw ye the lads wi' their bonnets, an white cockades. Leaving their mountains to follow Prince Charlie." On the bottom it states,
"Anderson Bookseller, Dunkeld". 2 1/4" by 2 1/2". Condition is very good.