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 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"
A substantial gold filled bracelet with ribbon and beading marked 1/20 12k gf along with a maker's mark. 7-1/4" x 5/8" ~ 24.2grams.
A three dimensional charm with palm tree, cultured pearl and synthetic ruby. Marked CREA 14k. Measures 3/4" x 3/4" excluding bale. Light wear on the back. Weight 2 grams.
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.
"American Edition - Reprint and Fac-simile of the Original Kilmarnock Edition." Printed at Kilmarnock in 1869 by James McKee (signed). Original green paper boards with brown paper spine and black lettering. Uncut pages and inscribed with book plate. Enclosed in the book is a typewritten letter (not signed) by a Francis J. Murray of Hingham, MA dated 1945 in which he refers to a poem and its meaning. The cover shows some wear and spotting otherwise a fine edition.
"A collection of Poems; Consisting of Valuable pieces, not inserted in Mr. Dodsley's Collection, or published since. With several orginals by eminent writers Vol. IV." A small rare book missing its calf cover with remnants of it on the spine. Pages have yellowed and there is slight foxing. The first two pages are clipped on the bottom. "London Printed for G. Pearch and fold by Joseph Johnson, St Paul's Church-yard." The book is tight and there is no script.
A First Edition hardcover. Issue with Portrait and Map referenced on the title page. A nice tight copy. Published by Harper & Brothers,New York 1885. Light brown decorated cloth cover that shows light wear. The board corners are somewhat worn. Cocoa endpapers. Very very light foxing. 312pgs.
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...
Dramatic two-tone pendant earrings signed " K. Dance" and marked 18k Sterling. For pierced ears they hang 3". The butterfly clutches are 18k and the curl on one is slightly bent but works fine.
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.
Dainty solid gold earrings that were purchased in Europe. The pendants measure 1/2". Unmarked but acid test 18kt. Total weight: 2 grams.
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".
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.
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"
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C 1930 Sophisticated sterling barpin with goldwash and marcasites. Marked TF STERLING MADE IN GERMANY. A small amount of goldwash has worn off on the back - hardly noticeable. 2 1/4" x 1/2"
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Unusual pair of colorful Copeland vases. Some signs of wear, i.e., a small chip on the base of one and light scuff marks. 7" x 3 1/2"