Second edition. A complete two volume set written by Vicente LeCuna and edited by Harold Bierck. Translated by Louis Bertrand. Volume One includes time period 1818 -1822; Volume Two, 1823 - 1830. Published in 1951 by the Bolivarian Society of Venezuela/Colonial Press, NY. In excellent condition, the books have blue boards with very light wear and gilt lettering on the spine.
Hard cover with unclipped dustjacket published by Random House 1957.States "FIRST PRINTING"on the copyright page ...a few pages are creased in the lower corner, there are smudges on the texblock and light wear on the jacket otherwise fine...Line 8 is repeated on line 10 on page 327 however there is no 5/57 noted on the bottom corner of the dustjacket.
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
Ca 1950 Three dishes or trays with etched design and beaded rims. Each has a different center design and one has marks both on the front and back. (All are marked on the back.) Some light spotting. 2-3/4" round~ total weight 54.7grams.
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.
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A double pansy pin with pearls and gold filled textured leaves. MarkedWELLS Ster. Unpolished and in mint condition. 1-1/2" x 2"
A slightly concave bangle. Inner diameter is 2-9/19"; width 5/16"
A heavy vintage, rope or ribbon twist charm bracelet marked 1/20 12ktGF B.A.B. The bracelet measures 7-1/2" x 3/8" and weighs 19.8Gr (without charm.) The unmarked carved nephrite charm is nicked on the bottom and measures 3/4" x 1/2".
Ca 1970 Heavy sterling hoop earrings with dangles.The dangles are kinetic and have a wishbone curve (none are damaged.)For pierced ears, they hang 3-1/2" excluding wires; the hoop is 2" round. Marked TC 78 Sterling Mexico. Total weight: 31 grams.
A dark hardwood carving signed G. Simeon. The eyes are notched with a small nails, the mouth is etched and there is light wear. 7-1/2" x 12"
A wide unsigned copper cuff with inlaid abalone.Possibly by Casa Maya. Light wear. At its widest point (front), it measures 2-1/2"
A black angora halter with crocheted "lacy" detail.Made during the late 70's in New York.No tags. Total length of the piece(including ties is 42" - the frontpiece measures 12" x 7-1/2"
Three colorized prints featuring an American General in the Infantry(1794), an Austrian Regiment Officer (1840) and a 16thC Officer in the Queen's L.D. Lancers(1835-1840). These prints may have originally been in a book and all are signed by the same artist. The American General print has a small crease on the bottom. 11" x 13"
A pair of solid, etched silver cufflinks marked 800. Possibly German. The front measures 3/4"; total weight 11.3 grams.
Black glass beads with MOP lentils and coral chips accented by gold (not tested/probably gp) beads.
This lot includes seven back issues of SILVER MAGAZINE that date from 1973 to 1993... They are: Nov.-Dec. 1973,Sept.- Oct 1992,Sept.-Oct 1985,Sept.-Oct 1996,March -April 1982,July-August 1990, and Jan-Feb. 1993. Subjects include Gorham , Souvenir Spoons, Tiffany,Berry Forks, Currier & Roby....etc. Black & White photos accompany articles.
Marked 800 along with other faint stamps, this large coral brooch measures 1-3/4" round and has a trombone clasp.
Ca 1960 "Hand Crafted Austrian Brilliants"--this lot includes heavy clip-on pendant earrings that hang 1-1/2" and a brooch that measures 2" round. Two marquise stones (one on an earring, the other on the pin)have been reset but are difficult to identify.