An interesting silver case depicting a hunter shooting at ducks. No marks. The opening measures 2-3/16" round and the piece is 3-1/2" (h) x 4-1/2"(w) x 1" Two screw openings are on the back.. There is a small dab of solder on the inside top. This appears to be silverplate and would benefit from a cleaning.
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 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 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 large oversized coffee table book published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1993.Photography by James Merrell, Hard cover with dustjacket (which has minor curling on the edges and a vertical crease both on the the front and back. Over 400 full-color photos. 240 pages. The book itself is in very good condition.
A two volume set published by Collier in 1902. The pages are uncut and gilded at the top. Illustrated. Some toning. The olive green textured cloth boards show light wear and a few of the pages have small tears and tiny punchmarks on the edges due to the pages being uncut.
A well crafted, solid gold plate bracelet that is unmarked. A tag attached reads Tancer & Two. The gold finish has a rosy hue while the back and sides have a Florentine finish. It measures 7" x 1/2" and weighs a hefty 70 grams.
This choker was purchased in Africa during the early 70's. The triangular low grade Moroccan silver ornaments are accented by red plastic and black glass beads. A fragile piece, it is strung on string and measures 16".It should be restrung -at one point it fell apart and the silver pieces near the center are not equidistant and two of the hand engraved pieces are not on the right side.
Origins and evolution of the Byzantine-Slav Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom written by Casmir Kucharek, Priest of the Eparchy of Saskatoon.Published by Alleluia Press in 1971, this hard cover book has a green silk page marker. The boards show some wear and bottom is slightly smudged (see photo). The green pastedowns are somewhat worn but the book is intact with only a name written inside. 836 pp.
"Poems; including The Saint's Tragedy, Andromeda, Songs, Ballads, &c." A Collected Edition published in 1879 by MacMillan & Co London. The book is in excellent condition with the exception of a small tear on the side of one page (see photo) and an inscription in pencil on the front free paper (where there is light foxing). The top pages are uncut. Blue boards with a gilt lettering and bands.
A pair of solid, etched silver cufflinks marked 800. Possibly German. The front measures 3/4"; total weight 11.3 grams.
Marked 800 along with other faint stamps, this large coral brooch measures 1-3/4" round and has a trombone clasp.
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"
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.
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.
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"
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.