A rare and perhaps first edition published by A. M. Thayer & Co. This leather bound copy has marble endpapers and textblock. The gilt title is offset by an embossed design. Illustrated with over 450 fine engravings. Condition: a bit musty with faint staining on the first few pages- the boards also show some wear. A tight copy sold as is.
Ca 1970 This lot includes a silver plate Coro Pegasus "fence" bracelet with "silver diamond"accents and a textured gold plate ribbon bracelet. Both signed bracelets measure 7" x 1" with fold over clasps.
Ca 1940 A rare brown jewelry case stamped "Carl Ruopoli Manufacturer of Artistic Jewelry NY" on the padded satin lining. The bottom lining is missing but there is a black felt insert.9-1/2" x 2-3/4". Light wear and faint staining on the satin.
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 60's jade and pearl set with "shamrock" earrings and circle pin. All pieces are signed with the DeCurtis logo, Sterling. The pin measures 1-1/2" round, the earrings are screwbacks. There is a faint glue line on one of the pin's pearls.
Late 19thC. An etched round, quadruple plate silver picture frame with niello. The frame shows some wear,the back stand is a replacement and the glass has a tiny nick. Marked Simpson HM & Co. American Quad with a production number of 629. Measures 4" round.
A lovely little jar with top that measures 2" x 2-7/8". Label reads"Made in Japan". Light wear.
Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association. Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
An interesting pair of sterling earrings marked 925. They measures 2-1/8" and are for pierced ears. Total weight 7.3 grams.
A four strand necklace with MOP chips and beads. Marked Japan on the hook clasp.
Published in 1885 by Thomas V. Crowell & Co. no 13 Astor Pl., New York.Includes numerous illustrations by English and American artists. Ornate boards with gilt lettering and edging. Staining and wear on board edges; pulling away from the top spine; foxing. Book is relatively tight with the exception of the first two pages which have separated.742 pgs.
An ornate saw- tooth set turquoise pendant. Marked with a K. Measures 1-1/4" x 1/2". An old sterling box chain is included in the sale.
Ca1940 Bold and classy, a pair of grooved sold gold plate enamel cufflinks. Marked Foster Pat Pend.USA. 1-3/4" x 2" x 1-3/4". Mint condition. 35 grams.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Scandinavian : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #727521
Glossy blue ovoid vase with "petal" shadows. Marked Marselis Denmark along with the Alumina and Thorsson marks # 2632.Very faint hairline as seen in the first photo. 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Ca 1900 A beautiful piece possibly made by Vantines of France.The rim of the top has a small 1/4" split and is slightly out of round in another section (but does sit well on the base.) Remnants of polish. Marked Depose 523. 5" x 4"~ 10.8 ozs.
A first edition inscribed by the author and published in 1913 by the Roycrofters, East Aurora, NY. The edges on the embossed leather cover is worn, the front and the cover is coming away from the spine, there is a pencil mark on two pages and the inscription page has separated from the book. Inscription reads... " To Edward Fontaine with all kind wishes Elbert Hubbard." The book itself is relatively tight. Sold as is.
Here are two auction catalogs from the Milton Milestone Collection of Early Wedgwood Pottery. Part I was held at Sotheby Park Bernet NYC on 12/16/75;Part II April l6, 1976. Estimate sheets included.Part I has 1-176 lots- Part II, 177-351. No notations, very, very faint musty scent-acceptable condition.Sold as is.
A wonderful pair of gold plate earrings signed Sperry. Screwbacks, they feature green glass cabs with blue and white paste stones. The discs are 1" round and the earrings hang 1-1/2"