A vibrant signed Chinese scroll that measures 30" (including handles) x 72". Modest rippling. Please disregard dark spots - it's due to the flash...
An older, unmarked silver filigree belt that measures 30" x 3/8" including hook clasp. Probably 800 silver.
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".
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 graduated salmon-colored branch coral necklace strung on string. Gold plate clasp.Length 16". US shipping only.
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.
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A gilded brass snuff box with moss and banded agate. The moss agate is fine though somewhat loose in the setting. However, the banded agate has cracks. Both stones are intact. The hinge is slightly askew but works fine. There is a fleur-de-lis design on the top bezel. 1-1/8" 1-5/8"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 tan hardcover with black lettering published by Doran, New York, 1919. The boards show light wear and the front board is separating from the spine. Maugham misspelled with final "n" on front board and spine.
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...