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.
Here is a rare, perhaps 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. The embossed brown cloth cover shows modest wear at the edges and spine. Some foxing. The front free paper is missing and there is a name written in pencil. 333 pp.
A mixed media collage by Riva Leviten. It features painted paper, part of a headline "Beautiful heav..." etc. Signed 88 Leviten in the lower right corner. The pink plastic frame measures 9.5" x 11" , the picture 5" x 6.5". Her other work, "Cake Dreams", is also on this site.
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
An oversized framed Presidential Christmas card/print from Jimmy Carter. Facsimile signatures of both the President and his wife, Rosalyn."Thanks for your friendship and support. With our best wishes..." The gunmetal frame measures 12" x 14-1/4" with the picture fitting snugly into it. Mounted under glass.
An unmarked solid sterling cross with leaf and tendril embellishments on both sides. 1-1/4" x 1-3/4"
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.
Six(6) three section pottery plates. The asparagus appears to be hand painted, the leaves on either end transfers. There are two labels, one reads L'Hirdonelle (see picture), the other, Plaisir d'Offrir L'Hirondelle Manufacture de cadeaux porcelaine.One dish is also signed Rodele(?) Depose 9-1/4" round.
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 colorful, vintage print by listed artist, Salvatore Petruolo. The original gilt frame (with glass) shows signs of wear. The label on the back reads "R.H.White & Co. Boston ...)The frame is 16" x 22" ~ print 10" x 16". Not examined out of frame.
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.
Two signed Japanese watercolor prints framed and matted under glass. Gilt bamboo frames + brocade matting. Frames measure 12-1/2" x 16-1/2"
This lot contains six cloth-bound copies of the Rhode Island Manual. The earliest date is 1893-4 and has an inscription "Compliments of P.O'Sullivan March 1st 1894". The 1899-1900 issue has a separated free paper with a label that reads" Compliments of Michael F. Burns First Representative".This is the only volume with a map that is torn.The 1945-6 issue is unmarked with the exception of a flower drawing in pencil on the back free paper.The 1947-8 issue has a name inscribed on the pastedown and...
Here is a rare collection of menus for five days on the SS Paris French line.. Thursday and Friday have minor smudging on the back but this lot is basically in pristine condition.
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."
A 10k gold etched gold key fob with the letter "H"(possibly for Harvard). Inset carnelian stone.Marked 10k Peters Pat.Weight 2.3 grams ... 3/4"x1/2"
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. Her maids dress her with deference, while the wallclock under the hangings of her lit à la polonaise reads n...
L'Evenement au Bal ~ Freudeberg....Nicely framed antique print. Light foxing but more pronounced within the boxed script and on the edges. No date. The frame measures 13" x 18". Not examined out of frame -sold as is.