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 vibrant pastel landscape in a period frame.The glass is missing. Signed very indistinctly in the lower right corner, the name appears to be E.S. Kulnic, E. Skolnic or E.S.Rolnic (please see companion piece). The paper has a small tear in the stream area, and due to the backing there are small bumps within the sky but not noticeable from a distance. Reframing would be advisable. The picture measures 11-1/2" x 24", the frame 15-1/2"x 27". Not examined out of the frame.
A chromo-lithograph by G. Dianz (?) and copyrighted by F. DeMauro 23 Duane St. New York.The picture is slightly curled on the lower edge but covered by the frame. Framed under glass, the frame measures 18" x 21-1/2".
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.
A wide, undulating sterling cuff. Marked 925, it measures 1-1/2" wide and weighs 44 grams...Light wear.
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.
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".
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.
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...
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".
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"
A rare (unstated) First Edition published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: Gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown, the boards also show wear predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
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"
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An original chromo-lithograph by J. Abys highlighting the historic Italo -Turk agreement. The names of the participants are noted on the bottom. While the colors are quite crisp, the picture has some staining and foxing on the top corner and bottom. The frame which has some chipping measures 19" x 24". Please disregard glare. Copyright by the Italian Book Co. Mulberry St., NY 1912.
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.
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"
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.