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.
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"
A signed Japanese watercolor housed in a green wooden frame with glass. The picture is accented by a green silk mat. The frame measures 17" x 23-1/4"
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".
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.
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.
A vintage sterling pen designed by Elsa Peretti and sold by Tiffany. Additional cartridge and pouch included.
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.
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life...
A rare (unstated) First Edition published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: Gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown, the boards also show wear predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
Signed ELLIS in block letters in the lower right corner. A small brown spot is in the upper right corner. Professionally framed and matted under glass. Frame measures 11" x 21"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Dainty solid gold earrings that were purchased in Europe. The pendants measure 1/2". Unmarked but acid test 18kt. Total weight: 2 grams.