Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1800 item #969355
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$220.00
Possibly made in the Orient, but more likely in the Western Hemisphere, this label is of paktong, a highly tarnish-resistant alloy introduced from China in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Matthew Boulton and other English silversmiths welcomed its properties, and that it was not subject to taxation. On a fine hand-wrought silver chain, the label boasts a neat feathered border and evidence of careful planching on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #969164
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
The elaborate neo-rococo border of this silver label stands out in high relief. Deeply engraved is "CERISES," indicating it was designed to grace a decanter of "eau de cerises" (cherry brandy or kirschwasser.) Unmarked but solid silver. American, ca. 1885. Approximately 1-1/2inches by 1-1/2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #969139
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
This handsome label in the form of a quarter-board, its details created by engraving, was created the Massachusetts yacht "Athena" early in the last century. American, ca. 1910, approximately 2-3/4 by 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #961917
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$650.00
In mint condition, this fine Georgian service unit, an oval platter and original mazarine (strainer plate, bear the hallmark of early Sheffield platers, T. & J. Creswick. Protecting the back of the copper body of the mazarine is a coating of tin that bears the hallmark of T.& J. Creswick. The solid-cast and applied silver border features elegant gadrooning with corners of acanthus leaves and scallop shells. English, ca. 1811. Approximately 16 inches by 12-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1700 item #957688
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3800.00
This excellent specimen of Flemish weaving is made of of several sections of a much larger piece. At the top is the figure of a kneeling angel, below are cascades of verdure with borders on either side. Belgium, Sixteenth Century. The item is pieced and patched, but beautiful and healthy. Approximately 17 1/2 inches wide by 99 inches long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #951179
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
This elegant Georgian entrée dish of fine Sheffield plate, with cast-silver mounts and overlapped edges, has a cover that can be inverted, without its detachable finial, to serve as another dish. It is in excellent condition, not replated, with the minimal wear normal to a piece of its age. England, circa 1810. Approximately 9-1/4 inches by12-1/4 inches by six inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #950920
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$600.00
Consisting of five elements -- deep warming base, pewter splash guard, primary dish, cover and detachable finial this impressive covered entree dish converts into two service dishes when required. The mechanically applied silver plate is original and shows the wear common to well-cared-for Sheffield plate. The applied cast sterling details and overlapping rims are in excellent condition. Sterling panels for engraving are inset on either side of the cover. Hallmarked with the hand symbol of J...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #949474
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$380.00
Classical grace is reflected in this pair of urns, turned to hold spills -- twisted paper "matches" for carrying fire from the hearth, etc., to light candles or a pipe. They are in lustrous lignum vitae, a very hard tropical wood, valued for its beauty and durability. British, approximately seven inches tall and four inches in diameter, they are hand-turned. (Note the variation in the lower details.)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #930451
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$625.00
Bearing the mark of Jacobus Adriaensz Halder, master faiencier of the famous De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory in Delft, this charmingly flower-bedecked figurine is in excellent condition. Late Eighteenth Century, Holland. Approximately four inches by 3-1/4 inches by 1-3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #925014
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
In the form cinquefoil rosettes, these highly-detailed and finely-detailed tiebacks are prime examples of English stamped-brass work. Approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter, the rosettes are backed in iron and have iron shafts that are about 3-1/2 inches in length to the tops of their original hand-formed mounting screws. Fine condition and excellent patina. England, circa 1825.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #917481
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3800.00
It was confusing as to where to place this extraordinary item, which most likely furnished the central cut for a poster...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #915681
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$850.00
A graceful and well-balanced piece of nautical hand work, this fine dipper features a fluted and inscribed -- "GIVE" on the rim -- coconut cup and delicately turned wooden handle. Approximately 13 inches in length, the cup is about four inches tall by 3-1/4 inches wide. American, Nineteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #818422
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$1450.00
In superb condition, the set of six elaborate plates bears the early mark of Mason's Patented Ironstone, and is decorated with an elaborate chinoiserie design of pheasants in a fantasy landscape. Colors and gilding are lavish and each plate retains a sticker indicating that it was purchased at Boston's exclusive Shreve, Crump and Lowe. English, circa 1830.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #809350
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$325.00
Of solid cast silver the handles of these 7-inch-long shears have impressive heft. Blades are of surgical-quality close-plated steel. American, circa 1900. Please see related silver fruit basket 809080.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #809080
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$1350.00
Deceptively heavy at 23 Troy ounces, this superb object is finely designed and detailed. Manufactured by Towle Silversmiths around 1910, and marketed by Theodore Starr of New York City, it is approximately 9-1/4 inches in diameter and 6-1/2 inches tall to the top of its handsome swing handle. Excellent condition, with no damage or repairs. Please see related grape shears 809350.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #695646
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
An elaborately fitted ditty box for small objects, this mahogany box is inlaid with patterns in light wood, perhaps boxwood. There is a velvet-lined interior with an enclosed compartment in the lid for necklaces and chains. Four separate boxes are concealed under the main tray. American or English, Nineteenth Century, the box measures approximately eight inches by five inches by five inches and is in excellent original condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #695604
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$1650.00
Practical and decorative, this item would store the imposing pocket watch of a gentleman and become a very decorative ornament for the mantlepiece. Italian, late Seventeenth Century, of finely carved wood, it retains most of its original polychrome paint and gilding. Exclusive of the base added for stability and the branch of coral that graces its crest, the piece measures approximately 19-3/4 inches by 6-1/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #661804
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$125.00
A finely crafted pair of table service tongs, this item brings elegance to the serving of fried chicken and other difficult-to-handle food items. The handles are of sterling silver and the business end is precision-crafted of surgical-quality chromed steel, stamped "Germany." Excellent condition, approximately seven inches in length.