Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1700 item #1256167
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When I found this giant beauty more than half-a-century ago in the window of a Manhattan antiques shop it was holding a vase of daisies. The clerk explained that it had a cover and offered me a discount. It was the largest piece of treen I had seen (it still is) and I dragged it back to my cubicle in the Madison Avenue advertising agency for which I worked...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1930 item #1001325
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"One step closer and I ring for the servants!" In flawless and unrepaired condition, this fine silver item recalls another era, with afternoon tea a given and dinner clothes in the evening a necessity. It bears the hallmark of The Thomae Company and reflects the quality that company produced. American, 1920's. Approximately 1-1/2 inches to the top of its ivory button and 2-1/8 inches in diameter.
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To expedite the Christian Crusade to "liberate" the Holy Land from the "infidels" gold coins in imitation of the dinar of Caliph al-Amir were minted in fine gold. No city is cited, but they were probably coined in Jerusalum. Ironically, the faulty kufic inscriptions extol the power and and virtues of Mohammad. First phrase, 1100-1131 AD. Approximately 7/8 inch in diameter, 3.92 g.wt. EF condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1052162
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A fine Native American (Navajo)belt with 22 conchas formed from dimes and a matching half-dollar buckle, backings of beaten copper wire. Each sliding concha is approximately one inch by 7/8 inch, the buckle approximately 1-3/4 inches by 1-5/8 inches. Overall length is around 42 inches. Excellent condition. Hallmark not traced. Circa early to mid-Twentieth Century.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1164569
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If you saw the delightful film "Julie and Julia" you will recall the showing of this bible of French cookery, as great an event as Julia Child's epic "Master the Art of French Cooking" many years later. This landmark tome became and has remained the main reference for professionals and skilled amateurs in the field...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1900 item #853251
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Dolls are rarely my thing, I find them usually creepy or sentimental. But these two are alive with spirit and deep feeling...
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Moghul jewelry is exceedingly rare, having been "recycled" for its pure gold and fine gemstones during centuries of war and political upheaval. This exquisite example of Persian artistry has a central floral motif set with diamonds on a pavee of rubies. Each of the eight points of its star are set with diamond., sapphires, an emerald, a carnelian, a topaz and a pearl. The finely detailed back features a champlevee design of a bird and floral motifs. Circa 1630.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #15245 (stock #85AAA)
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The charm of this generously sized sterling silver bowl is its simplicity. The only ornamentation is a beautiful torqued band running almost free-standing around the rim. Of excellent weight and condition, it bears the hallmark of Towle. Made around 1940 to 1950. Approximately ten inches in diameter and 2-1/2 inches deep.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #273575 (stock #339AAA)
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“He is covered with stars, ribbons and medals, more like a Prince of the Opera than the Conqueror of the Nile. It is really melancholy to see a brave and good man, who has deserved well of his country, cutting so pitiful a figure.” This was written by General Sir John Moore upon receiving this painting of his friend and fellow defender of England, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Latin American : Pre 1900 item #292331 (stock #340AAA)
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A very rare Peruvian one sol of 1889 overstruck in the center with a Guatemalan half-real of 1894. Approximately 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Condition: near proof.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #518312
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In Leona Davis Boylan's landmark "Spanish Colonial Silver" (Museum of New Mexico Press,1974), there is illustrated a similar silver water pot. This rare example is uncovered and measures approximately 3-3/4 inches (9-1/2 cm) high and seven inches (18 cm)in diameter at the handles, with a weight of 271 grams. It is offered in "as-found" condition, although to my eye the marks of time only make the piece more appealing. However, for the more fastidious the bumps can easily be planched out...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #446836
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In order to access the tobacco within, the snuff-taker must know the right moves unlock and disengage the cover. The box is carved in the shape of a long, elegant slipper, originally red and black, with a nice low heel and a relief carving of a stylized plant with flowers and “fruit” of two bizarre demons’ heads. In superb condition, it is of Continental manufacture, late Eighteenth or early Nineteenth and measures 5-1/4 inches long, 1-1/2 inches high and 1-5/8 inches wide.