Signed artist's proof entitled "Cake Dreams"...A contemporary, sward- winning artist, Leviten (1928-2014) was known for her abstract monoprints and collages. Exhibitions: RISD Museum, El Paso Museum, Dan Forth Museum and in the Institute del Arte La Paz, Mexico. Leviten was also an active member of the Providence Art Club. Frame measures 15" x 16"; print approximately 8" x 10"
Matted, framed with glass. Not examined out of frame. Please disregard glare. Frame measures 22" x 14". Possibly the work of Anna T. Swinburne.
Messengers of Modernism~American Studio Jewelry (1940-1960). Hard cover with dustjacket in pristine condition.
Ca 1940-50. Signed S.B. in the LR corner. Probably a tourist piece. Inscribed on the back in ink and stamped "Grand Bazar F. Mack Vevy Montreux". Framed and matted under glass. The frame measures 11" x 12-1/8"
Signed indistinctly in the lower right corner, the name appears to be E.S. Kulnic, E. Skolnic or E.S.Rolnic. A darker pastel (the camera's flash reveals it better), the picture is framed under glass. There is one small hole in the paper, adjacent the moon but hardly noticeable in the overall scheme of things. Not examined out of the frame. Picture measures 11-1/2" x24"; the frame, 15-1/2" x 27".
Ca 1950 An older well made sterling bracelet featuring unusual cabochon stones that exhibit both Tiger and Hawk's-eye, with greenish zones. Marked Sterling Taxco Mexico JSF (eagle 3). 37.6 grams. 7-1/4" x 3/4"
Stated First Edition published in 1928 by Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc. Garden City New Jersey.First American Edition. The boards show sign of wear and there is a stain on the fore edge. Please refer to photos. No dustjacket.
A hand painted miniature portrait of the Madonna housed in a silver filigree frame with turquoise bead embellishments. Marked 800 for silver content on the back and there is also script (possibly a signature) in the lower left corner. Not examined out of the frame. 2" x 2.25"
Ca 1940 A wide yellow and copper-toned bracelet marked 1/20 12kt.Light wear but no dings. 7" x 1-14"~ 36.7gr.
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Rare and scare facsimile of Washington's Accounts from June 1775 to June 1783.As noted on the front page, "This book contains some of the most interesting documents connected with Washington's military command and civil administration; embracing among others the Farewell Address to the People of the United States. Together with an eulogium on the character of Washington, by Major W. Jackson, one of his aids -de camps. Published for the benefit of Washington's Manual Labour School and Male Orphan...
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.
A heavy sterling possibly pin with hand set marcasites and simulated mabe pearl. Faux emerald(green glass) eyes. Stamped 935 along with a marker's mark (LEP or LED) in a cartouche.One small marcasite is missing. 2" x 1.25" ~13.8gr. ...
An excellent reference book signed by the author, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and published in 1982 by Dodd Meade. The jacket has a few tears ( see photos) however, this hardcover is in nice tight condition. A fine history of the Gorham Company (Providence, Rhode Island) and their silverware products. There are 295 b&w photographs, 8 color plates, 40 photographs of marks, photographs of 313 flatware patterns. 332pp.
Watercolor signed in the lower right corner H.L.B. and pencilled in on the back Harriet L. Barnecott. Nicely framed and matted under glass. The frame measures 11-1/5" x 16"
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"
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".
Framed and matted under glass, a vibrant watercolor featuring workers in the rice fields. Indistinct signature (Jalin 49 or Jalimus ?). Not examined out of frame. The frame measures 16" x 19-1/2".