This is an unusual amber glass wine decanter encased in highly decorative Greek motif metal. The metal is, most likely, pewter. The handle is styled as a winged female nymph in the configuration of a mermaid. On one side of the base is a relief of the wine god, Bacchus. The other side has a relief of the wife of Dionysus, Ariadne. The upper part has two Latin inscriptions...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1837 VR item #1351443 (stock #G1-S6502)
This is a rare soup plate for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad circa, 1830's. It is by Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, Staffordshire, England. It features Tom Thumb on flat plain. The Tom Thumb was the first American built steam locomotive to operate on a common carrier. It is dark blue with a shell border. The diameter is 10 1/4 inches. There is glaze crazing on the back. The front is mint. Impressed mark.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1314558 (stock #P4-1029)
This is a striking pair of Napoleonic Vases with gilt decoration on a cobalt ground. The ornamentation is hand painted. One side bears the Imperial crown and N while the other the Napoleonic eagle. The vases measure 13 1/4 inches high. They are stamped with the Sevres porcelain mark. No chips, cracks or repairs. Very, very slight wear to the gilt.
This lioness bronze paperweight was made by Tiffany Studios, New York prior to 1920. Very nice detail on the figure. It is signed, "Tiffany Studios New York 887."
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1314556 (stock #X2-1324)
Edouard Gilles was the master of Barbotine. This vase is in the planter style and dates 1868-1895, It has his initials in a raised oval on the bottom along with the number, 244. It measures 11 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches high. Very fine condition with vibrant colors.
This Arts & Crafts vase was made by Heintz Art Metal Works circa 1910. It is sterling on bronze, #3622A. The name of the design is, "Goldenrod." It stands 12 inches high. Very nice warm patina. A few rubs on one area of the back. Stamped on the bottom.
This is a very small antique German chocolate mold. Father Christmas stands just 4 inches high and is 2 1/4 inches wide. The clips are original. Very nice detail. The manufacturer and the number 990 are stamped on the inside.
This sweet day dress is made of organdy and has hand done embroidery and smocking. The edging is French lace with a ruffled hem. Two tiny buttons form the back closure. The underslip is made of the same fabric and has buttons at the shoulder making it easy to put on and take off. The gathered puffed sleeves and embroidered bib at the neck complete this perfect toddler dress. The dress measures 19 inches from the back neck to the bottom. It dates between 1900-1920. Mint condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1192030 (stock #T15-10766)
The frame on this ornate bride's basket was made by the Wilcox Silver Co. circa 1880's. The frame holds a beautiful robin's egg blue satin glass basket with touches of cranberry around the double ruffled edge. The frame has a twisted rope handle with an ornate decoration on the top. These baskets were traditional wedding gifts in the Victorian era. The bowl has no chips, cracks, or repairs and is 10" in diameter...