A watercolor by contemporary artist, Michael McMahon. A Michigan native, McMahon exhibits at various galleries, teaches art, and is a member of several New York Watercolor Societies. Framed and matted under glass, the frame measures 17" x 22". Signed in the ll corner. Please disregard glare.
An unstated first edition published in1938 by William Helburn, Inc. NY. This oversized blue cloth hard cover (no jacket) was written by Italo Ricciuti with photographs by Rudolf Hertzberg. Introduction by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin. The front and back pastedown and endpapers include a map of New Orleans. Former library copy. Includes B&W photos of exteriors, interiors, and ironworks along with floor plans. 135 plates.
A wonderful etched bakelite box that simulates wood. There are scenes on all sides, top and bottom. Stamped on the bottom. Unfortunately, the piece is mottled with stains. Measures 5" x 3-1/2" x 2-1/2"
Possibly an unstated first edition. A beautifully illustrated copy in very good condition with red linen boards, embossed flowers and gilt highlights and gilt beveled edges. One small spot on the back board also on one page; a few pages have dog ear creases ( see photos).Song lyrics (no musical bars). Published in 1880 by John W. Lovell, New York.
A lustrous strand of double knotted opera length pearls. Some show natural imperfections and light wear. No clasp. The pearls are approximately 1/4" or 6.35mm wide and the necklace is 50" long.
A wide, undulating sterling cuff. Marked 925, it measures 1-1/2" wide and weighs 44 grams...Light wear.
Ca 1960 A textured gold leaf set that includes necklace, earrings (screwbacks), bracelet and brooch. The chain is gold filled but is not original to the piece (signed by DeCurtis). Loran Sim was a Providence jewelry manufacturer active during the 50's & 60's.All items are marked Loran Sim 1/20 12k gf.
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life...
Signed ELLIS in block letters in the lower right corner. A small brown spot is in the upper right corner. Professionally framed and matted under glass. Frame measures 11" x 21"
An unmarked, three dimensional chased sterling bangle with Hindu deity, demon, flowers, and trees. A hollow bangle, it is quite small- perhaps for a child or someone with a small hand. The inner diameter measures only 2-1/16".
Soft blue suede outfit. Flared paints with shirt jacket. Studs with faux turquoise. Size 4/6~ Waist 24"; pant leg (waist to bottom) 41"; shirt~ shoulder to shoulder seam 15-1/2"; length( center/back collar to bottom) 26"; arms~ shoulder seam to cuff 22". This outfit has never been professionally cleaned.
Here is an exceptional, heavy pewter necklace with solid horse shoe nail pendants. We were told it was designed by a Rhode Island School of Design alum but unfortunately no name was given. There is a W mark on the pendants - possibly part of the design or the designer's mark. The necklace is approximately 22"; the centerpiece hangs an additional 3-1/2". Weighs 5.6ozs.
An unusual frame with characters and "beading." There is some wood loss on the characters and restoration may be needed. The frame with glass measures 25-1/2" x 21"; the unsigned print, 20" x 16".
Dainty solid gold earrings that were purchased in Europe. The pendants measure 1/2". Unmarked but acid test 18kt. Total weight: 2 grams.
An early carved jade dish that shows minor wear and two internal flaws. There are very small chips on the tips of two leaves and in the corner area (please see photos). Inscribed CHINA on the back. Etched gilt brass frame.
A lightweight pair of dangle earrings for pierced ears. Marked JCM 14k on the wires. The pendants measure 1" (excluding wires) and the combined weight is 1.3 grams. Light wear but no dings.
A deeply carved floral coffee table that flips. One side is smooth while the other has grooves for carved bowls ( which are missing). The table is 25" round; height: 20"
Featured on page 111 of Costume Jewelers The Golden Age of Design by Joanne D. Ball. Sensational (3) piece set with three- strand necklace and bracelet with spiky brushed gold beads accented by faceted spacers. Strung on string. Marked (crown) Trifari on clasps. The necklace is 18" with an additional 3" extender, the bracelet, 7-1/2". The earrings are for pierced ears and hang 1". The earrings are unmarked.