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.
Published by HARPER & Brothers,New York, 1883...
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.
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.
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"
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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"
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.
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.
Black glass beads with MOP lentils and coral chips accented by gold (not tested/probably gp) beads.
A pair of solid, etched silver cufflinks marked 800. Possibly German. The front measures 3/4"; total weight 11.3 grams.
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"
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"
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".
Marked 800 along with other faint stamps, this large coral brooch measures 1-3/4" round and has a trombone clasp.