Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #156472 (stock #289AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$400.00
A graceful example of folk art is this antique wooden shoe mitt or winter stirrup carved out of hardwood, a real survivor, as is the crude strap-work reinforcements on both sides testify. Seventeenth Century, Scandinavia, about eight inches long and high by six inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Pre 1900 item #13647 (stock #26AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
Made more for whimsy than for actual use, this folding set of bone implements must have given some sailor hours of creative amusement. The tapered body, decorated on both sides with color-filled bull'-eyes, encloses a fingernail scraper, an awl and a pretty deadly ear cleaner. The bottom has a rounded notch and the business end is crudely shaped to resemble a whale or walrus. American, circa 1800 to 1825. Cf.: McManus "A Treasury of American Scrimshaw" (Penguin Studio), p. 140...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #13648 (stock #27AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$125.00
A charming set of five sterling silver teaspoons skillfully crafted by a silversmith or jeweler without a mould for elaborate flatware. Each of the spoons, initialed "PBT" in script and dated "'92" through "'96," are bright-cut engraved with designs to suggest anthemion-crested cast ware. The stem above the bowl is torque-twisted. Marked only "925 sterling 1000." Mint condition. Each approximately 6 inches long. See Trocadero Item #13651 for a similar butter knife.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #15240 (stock #81AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$225.00
Carved out of solid silver in fine detail is this charming little beast of burden, with his two paniers for offering toothpicks, Andean work of the late Eighteenth or early Nineteenth Centuries. Condition excellent. Approximately three inches long by 2-3/8 inches wide by 2-3/4 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156285 (stock #284AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$275.00
Dating from the late 18th Century or the early 19th, this charming globular cup rests on a conical base. It is of high-purity mine silver and is in excellent condition, measuring around 3-1/2 inches in diameter at the handle and 2-1/4 inches high. Northern Provincial.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156281 (stock #283AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$250.00
A small cup of high-purity mine silver, this graceful example of Andean silver dates from the late 18th Century. It is in sharp condition with only a quarter-inch rim crack. Approximately 3-3/8 inches diameter at the handle and two inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #19065 (stock #119AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$225.00
Elegant in its simplicity is this Scottish carpet bowling ball of lustrous lignum vitae. Originally made of stone, the bowls were replaced in the Seventeenth Century by ones in pottery or, much more rarely, in this tropical wood. This example is Nineteenth Century, manufactured in Glasgow by R. G. Lawrie and approved by the Scottish Carpet Bowling Association. It is approximately 3-3/4 inches in diameter and is decorated with six inlaid plugs of ivory.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23915 (stock #180AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
A superb example of Art Nouveau organic form is this two-part glass vase, a tribute to Venice's ancient connection to the sea. A pair of "sea fronds" -- actually a linked tube of pink glass, pulled and formed -- rises to a height of 12-1/2 inches above their support of shaded red "coral." The vase is in mint condition and is approximately four inches at the widest point. Circa 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Gold : Pre 1910 item #109298 (stock #254AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1475.00
A grand souvenir of Alaska’s Yukon gold rush is this whip or umbrella handle fashioned of handsomely figured fossil ivory and gold. Now fitted with a modern magnifying glass, it retains its high-purity gold ferule bordered with tiny gold nuggets and its 18-karat gold, square-end cap, engraved “EEP” in interlocked script. In excellent condition, the original part of this treasure measures about 11-3/4 inches long, 17-1/2 inches overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #964020
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$7800.00
If this powerful figure,a fish with two riders, had a utilitarian purpose, it would have been as a handle for a needle-like point fitted into the mouth area. This is unlikely, however, as the two figures would impede ease of use. Siberia-Alaska Area (?)pre-Christian Era. Approximately 8-1/2 inches in length, 2-3/4 inches high and one inch deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640741
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
A finely composed scene of flowers and a bird fill this superb Japanese porcelain charger. Dating from the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, it is 16-1/4 inches in diameter. The condition is excellent.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #949276
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$185.00
Sophisticated and practical,this three-piece child's set of knife, fork and spoon expresses the essence of Danish modern style. Hallmarks indicate that they were made in Copenhagen 1938-1939. Knife is approximately seven inches long, the spoon and fork about six.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #27256 (stock #196AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$80.00
Just waiting for a length of silk ribbon is this handsome chrome-plated French buckle in blue champleve enamel set with crackled paste cabuchons. Fine wearable condition, circa 1930, approximately 2-1/4 inches by 1-3/4 inches.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #27255 (stock #195AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
Quite wearable -- if you have size 6-1/4 hands – is this pair of high-fashion 1930’s day gloves in finest kidskin. They are in perfect condition and were made in France by the noted firm of Perrin’s. Approximately 8-1/2 inches by 3-1/4 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #21604 (stock #146AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$195.00
Elegantly simple, this little mug bears a finely chased and engraved shield with the monogram, "DAF," and the date of "11-25 '31'." It is in fine shape and is approximately 2-7/8 inches tall and four inches wide at the handle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #302998 (stock #348AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$28000.00
Weighing an impressive 24-1/2 pounds Troy, this five-piece tea and coffee service is stately but reserved. It was made for England's Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Company and bears the sterling hallmarks for London, 1934. A fifth, purely voluntary mark, the profiled heads of King George V and Queen Mary, pays tribute to the Jubilee Year. The tray, a hefty five pounds alone, is approximately 14 inches by 16-3/4inches...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #315505 (stock #366AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$400.00
This fine sterling silver letter-opener is marked, “Tiffany & Co. Makers,” with pattern and order numbers and the Old English “M” indicating it was made between 1907 and 1938. It is 7-1/4 inches long and 5/8 of an inch wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1900 item #43017 (stock #216AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$425.00
A good mark of a fine jewel is that the back is finished as properly as the front. This piece meets that criterion: its sculptural Art Nouveau gold-work is delightful from any angle. Sporting a fine cornflower blue sapphire, it is at once delicate and powerful. Fourteen karat. Circa 1900.