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.
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.
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 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.
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
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.
Published by HARPER & Brothers,New York, 1883...
A light weight pair of sterling earrings attributed to Jensen USA designer, Laurence Foss. Purchased as part of a Foss collection. Marked only Sterling, they hang 1-3/4" and are for pierced ears.The posts could use a straightening. Total weight: 5 grams.
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.
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"
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 slightly concave bangle. Inner diameter is 2-9/19"; width 5/16"