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...
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.
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 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 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.
"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 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 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.
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"
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"
Here is a rare first edition on the Mexican War written by William Jay.Published in 1849 - in Boston by Benjamin B. Mussey & Co.; Uriah Hunt & Co., Philadelphia; M.W. Dodd, New York. Embossed brown cloth cover which shows modest wear at the board edges and spine. Some foxing. The front free paper is missing and there is a name written in pencil. 333 pgs.
Ca 1960 A large sterling pendant with Mayan calendar and raised face. Marked Mexico Sterling EMI eagle 83.The silver chain is 30"; the pendant, 1-3/4" round. Total weight 43.1 grams.
Here is an exceptionally well made, vintage charm bracelet highlighting sevens sports: track, golf, tennis, football, soccer, bowling, and swimming. Several charms have an "H" logo and all are marked sterling, as well as the triple loop bracelet. Weight 31 grams.
The bag shows some wear...There is a slight crease/ bulge on the bottom near one foot, wear on the handle and faint white spotting on the bottom that runs up a quarter of the way.. Sold as is. 8" x 11-1/2"
A green agate necklace with round, fluted, and ornate cylindrical spacers. Strung on a sterling chain. None of the stones are chipped -they just vary in color. Possibly German. Marked Sterling on the clasp. 16"
Ca1955 A stunning one- of- a- kind floral necklace with matching clip-on earrings.It features a large multi-dimensional flower with rhinestones, pearls and black enamel leaves. A black glass accent is on the necklace. There is very light wear on the black enamel and one small pearl is missing on an earring. The front of the necklace measures 3-1/2" x 2" and is attached to a 17" snake chain.The clip-on earrings are 1-1/2" round and snap shut tightly. All marked CORO.