A somewhat primitive watercolor by Leone Cargill.Cargill was an active member of the Providence Art Club during the 1930's, and a descendant of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island. The picture measures 10" x 13-1/2". The frame is missing its glass.
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.
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.
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, unmarked silver filigree belt that measures 30" x 3/8" including hook clasp. Probably 800 silver.
A graduated salmon-colored branch coral necklace strung on string. Gold plate clasp.Length 16". US shipping only.
A vibrant signed Chinese scroll that measures 30" (including handles) x 72". Modest rippling. Please disregard dark spots - it's due to the flash...
A pristine gold filled bangle with niello.Both sides are decorated and rim has a lovely design. Marked 1/20 10k Gold Filled Dunn Brothers. For either a smaller wrist or for a child, it measures 1-7/8" x 2-1/8" and is 3/8" wide.
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.
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".
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
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"
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
C 1920 Impressive and unusual Art Deco sterling pin. It measures 2" x 2" and is marked TH 925 and G. Possibly the work of the Grimminger Company. The locking mechanism (barrel clasp) is missing and the bottom of the onyx has a tiny chip at the side/tip of the beveled edge but is only evident with magnification.Sold as is.
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 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.
Published by HARPER & Brothers,New York, 1883...