One of a kind gypsy outfit with long, colorful chiffon skirt, matching taffeta slip and a small bustier encrusted with sequins and stones.Made in the early '80's by a New York seamstress who designed for Las Vegas showgirls.
An eight coin bracelet that features seven Ethiopian coins and a five (5) corona coin, Franz Joseph IV Kaiser Schiede Munze 1858. The 1 Ghersh Ethiopian coins have Menelik II on one side side and the lion of Judah with flag on the other. The Austrian coin is the center coin. The coins show signs of wear appropriate for age.
Ca 1900 Oil on board. Signed in pencil " Mt. Abraham from back pasture in Strong, Maine painted by Aunt Gertrude Record circa 1900." Some craquelure and minor chipping on the gilt frame. Picture measures 9" x 12"; frame, 12" x 15".
A waxy green jade pendant or charm. The Buddha is wearing a textured gold hat accented by a red stone. Marked 14k on the bottom of the frame. 1" x 1"
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Here is a whimsical piece of folk art, possibly depicting an Australian Cassowary. A plastic coconut shell serves as the body, the feathered tail and headdress are accented by a furry brown material while the spindly neck and legs made from sticks. Unsigned.
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An original print by listed artist and Rhode Island native, Karnig Nalbandian (1916- 1989.) The etching measures 10" x 7-1/2"; the frame,13" x 16". Signed in pencil. On the back, there is a copy of his obituary which highlights his career.
Soft blue suede outfit. Flared paints with shirt jacket. Studs with faux turquoise. Size 4/6~ Waist 24"; pant leg (waist to bottom) 41"; shirt~ shoulder to shoulder seam 15-1/2"; length( center/back collar to bottom) 26"; arms~ shoulder seam to cuff 22". This outfit has never been professionally cleaned.
CA 1940 A heavy sterling four-panel bracelet with pyramid design. There are eight rows of "lentil" connectors. Marked Sterling Taxco 925. 7-1/2" x 1-1/4". 46 grams.
Two signed Japanese watercolor prints framed and matted under glass. Gilt bamboo frames + brocade matting. Frames measure 12-1/2" x 16-1/2"
"A collection of Poems; Consisting of Valuable pieces, not inserted in Mr. Dodsley's Collection, or published since. With several orginals by eminent writers Vol. IV." A small rare book missing its calf cover with remnants of it on the spine. Pages have yellowed and there is slight foxing. The first two pages are clipped on the bottom. "London Printed for G. Pearch and fold by Joseph Johnson, St Paul's Church-yard." The book is tight and there is no script.
A three dimensional charm with palm tree, cultured pearl and synthetic ruby. Marked CREA 14k. Measures 3/4" x 3/4" excluding bale. Light wear on the back. Weight 2 grams.
A wild, heavy, two-strand necklace that features various tumbled stones,glass balls, carved mop and onyx animals and birds,textured brass beads and trade beads, and wooden balls. Unsigned it measures 37-1/2" including hood clasp. Not for a weak neck, this piece weighs a heavy 12 ozs.
Here is an exceptional, heavy pewter necklace with solid horse shoe nail pendants. We were told it was designed by a Rhode Island School of Design alum but unfortunately no name was given. There is a W mark on the pendants - possibly part of the design or the designer's mark. The necklace is approximately 22"; the centerpiece hangs an additional 3-1/2". Weighs 5.6ozs.
Ca 1960 A fantastic sodalite pendant marked R.S.925 Hecho en Mexico DF. The eagle mark is obscured. The silver has light scratches. It measures approximately 3-1/2" x 3" excluding the bale ~ 16 grams.
Dainty solid gold earrings that were purchased in Europe. The pendants measure 1/2". Unmarked but acid test 18kt. Total weight: 2 grams.
An unusual frame with characters and "beading." There is some wood loss on the characters and restoration may be needed. The frame with glass measures 25-1/2" x 21"; the unsigned print, 20" x 16".
"American Edition - Reprint and Fac-simile of the Original Kilmarnock Edition." Printed at Kilmarnock in 1869 by James McKee (signed). Original green paper boards with brown paper spine and black lettering. Uncut pages and inscribed with book plate. Enclosed in the book is a typewritten letter (not signed) by a Francis J. Murray of Hingham, MA dated 1945 in which he refers to a poem and its meaning. The cover shows some wear and spotting otherwise a fine edition.
Dramatic two-tone pendant earrings signed " K. Dance" and marked 18k Sterling. For pierced ears they hang 3". The butterfly clutches are 18k and the curl on one is slightly bent but works fine.