This is a miniature replica of the world-famous Empire State Building in New York City. This piece measures 7 3/4 x 3 x 2 1/2. The markings on the base read worlds tallest, height 1472 ft., New York City and Empire State Building. This piece is in very good condition.
This is a miniature replica of the world-famous Chrysler Building in New York City. This piece measures 8 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2. The markings on the base read New York and Chrysler Building. This piece is in very good condition.
This is a miniature replica of the world-famous Chrysler Building in New York City. This piece measures 6 3/4 x 2 x 2. The markings on the base read height 1046 ft.,77 stories, New York and Chrysler Building. This piece is in very good condition.
These are two very detailed silver plate pheasants, male and female, that feature movable wings. These birds display the correct features for the appropriate gender. Notice the detail carving work of the feathers and also in the feet. The birds measure 3 x 10-3/4 x 2-3/8. Made by Wallace circa 1850-1870.
This delicate basket with moveable handle dates back to 1860 and originates in Moscow. Notice the intricate flower patterns that repeat on each side and the four balls for the feet. This Sterling Silver basket weight approximately 7.46 Troy ounces. With the handle extended up the basket measures 4-1/4 inches tall by 4 inches by 4 inches. A beautiful treasure that you can fill with other treasures!
This beautiful cold painted Vienna bronze ring necked pheasant has some size, measuring 6-1/4 inches from chest to tip of the tail and 3-1/4 inches high. Width across the chest is a little more than an inch. This lifelike bird was part of an impressive collection of over 2000 painted Vienna bronze figures, imported from Europe, which had been donated to a Pennsylvania museum and later deaccessioned because they no longer fit the museum's collecting mission. In fact, the museum's catalogu ...click for details
This circa 1900 Austrian bronze full figural hunting dog has a lovely natural patina, great confirmation and a kind expression. Dimensions are 3-3/8 inches in height x 4-1/4 inches in length. Vienna or Austrian cast bronzes began production around 1850 in small factories and private artist studios and were famous for their naturalistic and detailed representation of figures and animals. Whether painted or with natural patina, animals like this pheasant were sought after for their expressiveness ...click for details
This magnificent large Austrian bronze male pheasant, in brilliant color with his long train or tail behind him, is perched on what appears to be a green onyx base that would be great on a desk. This circa 1900 bird measures 13 inches long from head to tail, 4-1/2 inches high and 2-1/2 inches wide at the breast. The base is 14 x 8-1/2 inches. Austrian or Vienna cast bronzes began production around 1850 in small factories and private artist studios and were famous for their naturalistic and detai ...click for details
This spectacular large German 800 silver swing handle wedding basket has beautiful detailing and dates between 1890 and 1920. What's even more unusual about it is that it has a custom-made glass liner that is in perfect condition. Slightly ovoid in shape, the elaborate openwork detailing with cabuchon panels shows a man and a woman in the garden on each side. It is a bit longer than it is wide, and flares from the base to the top with a basketweave rim detail over a scalloped edge. The baske ...click for details
This beautiful German sterling silver miniature sleigh, pulled by a reindeer, serves as a salt cellar due to the glass insert which, incidentally, is devopid of chips. The sleigh is stamped with English import marks when it was imported to Great Britain. They are hard to photograph clearly, but there are the initials E.T.B. in cartouche, the rampant lion, the letter S, and a leopard's head. Dimensions are 6-1/2 inches in length x 1-3/8 inches in width x 2-3/4 inches in height. The glass inse ...click for details