Ca 1960 A pierced sterling malachite and gold tumi that may be worn as a pendant or brooch. The tumi tests 18k, and it is marked 925 on the bale. The malachite has a few nibbles but they're only evident with magnification and bright light. 1-1/8" square.Weight 10.5grams.
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pgs.
An older, unmarked silver filigree belt that measures 30" x 3/8" including hook clasp. Probably 800 silver.
A black leather box with white stitching and velvet interior. Measures 8" (top w) x 8" (side width tapering down) x 9.25" (h) x 7" (bottom width). Perfect for a statue or other precious items. Very light wear.
Appears to be an early 20thC watercolor. Framed under glass - the mat has faded. Signed EBMS in the lower right corner. Not examined out of the frame. 12-1/2" x 10".
A heavy ornate gold filled medal with a raised papal emblem marked Pius X Mind Body Spirit. The back is stamped "Gold Filled September 1905"... Measures 1-1/4" round weight 12.3grams.
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
Washington Irving. "Revised Edition Complete in One Volume." Published in 1887 by G.P. Putnam's Sons New York. The front features a gilt design on the black leather boards. This is a nice tight edition and smaller book that measures 4.25" x 6.50".
An older print for the Right Honorable John Ker, Earl and Baron of Wakefield, also the Duke of Roxburghe and Marquis of Beaumont and Celsford, Earl of Kelso Viscount Browxmouth, Baron Ker of Cessfurd & Caverfton. Nicely framed. Numbered 230 on the right hand corner. Framed measurements 20-3/4" X 13-1/2"
The decanter features flowers, a lion with man's face, the word PAX,and a church with steeple; it measures 10-1/2" x 4" . There are only three small glasses(not four) which measure 2" x 2"
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
Ca 1970 A sophisticated gold filled necklace with black glass balls marked 1/20 14kGF on the clasp. 18-1/4" x 1/2. Weight 26 grams.
A handsome pair of carved hematite cufflinks featuring a centurion. There is a very, very tiny nick on one stone's beveled edge(only visible with magnification). Marked 930. Unpolished.
Major retrospective of Bonington's paintings, watercolors and prints that were featured in an exhibit sponsored by the Yale Center for British Art. The book is written by Patrick Noon who reviews Bonington's life and work in the first half of the book. Hardcover w/dustjacket published by Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1991. 165 color plates + b/w illustration. 315pp. Mint condition.
Ca 1950 A graduated carved mother of pearl flower necklace with white bead buds. The largest flower measures 3/4" round. No marks. 14"
Ca 1960 An outstanding solid gold plate leaf necklace by Trifari. 18" x 3/4". 63 grams
Published by HARPER & Brothers,New York, 1883...