A fabulous pair of brushed gold plate earrings with faux stones. For pierced ears, they hang 3-3/4" from the top of the wire to the bottom. While they are unmarked, we were told these are Lee Angel earrings.
Possibly an unstated first edition. A beautifully illustrated copy in very good condition with red boards, embossed flowers and gilt highlights and gilt beveled edges. One small spot on a page, and a few pages have dog ear creases ( see photos). Published in 1880 by John W. Lovell, New York.
A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People: 1935-1943. Published by St. Martins Press in 1976. Text by Hank O'Neal, photos by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans etc... This hard cover coffee table book is tight and clean however the dust jacket is tattered. A small stain is also at the bottom of the front beige linen board. Wonderful B&W photos that capture that period in time.
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
A small tortoise cuff. The front measures approximately 3/4" tapering down to 5/16". Diameter is 2-1/2" with very slight give. There is light wear including a faint scratch. Sold as is.
C 1930 A turquoise necklace with matching dangle earrings. Strung on wire wrapped with thread. One may want to try and restring the necklace since the end of the thread is worn and the T bar clasp is not attached... some of the beads have cracks/nicks. The beads are approximately 13mm. Necklace measures 19"~ earrings hang 1- 1/4". Probably from India.
Companion piece to the Filipino panel. Made circa 1940,a solid and deeply carved three dimensional magazine rack depicting a female plantation laboring in the fields and a mountain scene with water buffalo on the reverse. Mahogany is not native to the mountain area of the Philippines and is found more easily in the lowlands however, it is among the fast- disappearing species of wood in the country. Slight wear. Unsigned. 18" x 14" x 8"
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"
Nicely framed antique print. Light foxing but more pronounced on the edges. The frame measures 13" x 18". Not examined out of frame-sold as is. "In the French engraving Le Lever after Freudenberg, of the 1780s (illustration, right), gentle social criticism is levelled at the lady of the court; that she slept without unlacing her stays, apparently, perhaps can be seen as artistic licence...
Stated "One of twenty" prints by illustrator and children's book publisher. Helena Chase Johnson. The print is also marked "For Norman" along with her signature. An interesting note -- Chase owned The Little Hotel by the Sea (located at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, Calif.) The hotel boasted of having a beautiful six-passenger mahogany elevator, making it "The Littlest Hotel in the World with an Elevator."
Watercolor signed in the lower right corner H.L.B. and pencilled in on the back Harriet L. Barnecott. Nicely framed and matted under glass. The frame measures 11-1/5" x 16"
Ca 1960 A silver bangle with oxidized panels and dark green stone. Faintly marked RYT H3 along with two smaller stamps( woman's profile facing right with K 3 on either side, and another with a woman's profile facing left.) Diameter is 2-5/8"; width, 2/3". 33grams.