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.
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 1960 A large sterling pendant with Mayan calendar and raised face. Marked Mexico Sterling EMI eagle 83.The silver chain is 30"; the pendant, 1-3/4" round. Total weight 43.1 grams.
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
"A House-Boat on the River Styx: with some account of the divers doings of the associated shades" written by John Hendrick Bangs and publisher by Harper & Bros.,NY 1896. This appears to be a second edition. A lovely little book with illustrated green cloth boards stamped in gilt.Very slight fading on the spine. Black and white illustrations/plates.Pages are tight though they have yellowed. Very faint stains on the last three pages. 171pgs.
An unusual frame with hand applied wood 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".
A large low grade silver cross with eternity motif. The heishi coral chain with beads is not original to the piece. The cross measures 2-3/4" x 2-1/4"; necklace, 20"
An older print for the Right Honorable John Ker, Earl and Baron of Wakefield, also the Duke of Roxburghe and Marquis of Beaumont and Celsford, Earl of Kelso Viscount Browxmouth, Baron Ker of Cessfurd & Caverfton. Nicely framed. Numbered 230 on the right hand corner. Framed measurements 20-3/4" X 13-1/2"
Companion piece to the Filipino panel. Made circa 1940,a solid and deeply carved three dimensional magazine rack depicting a female plantation laboring in the fields and a mountain scene with water buffalo on the reverse. Mahogany is not native to the mountain area of the Philippines and is found more easily in the lowlands however, it is among the fast- disappearing species of wood in the country. Slight wear. Unsigned. 18" x 14" x 8"
Coin silver amber necklace that was purchased in Africa during the early '70's. Three of the blue glass embellishments are missing; one bell on the bottom of the pendant is also missing. The chain measures 21";the pendant hangs 4". 62 grams.
A small tortoise cuff. The front measures approximately 3/4" tapering down to 5/16". Diameter is 2-1/2" with very slight give. There is light wear including a faint scratch. Sold as is.
Six(6) three section pottery plates. The asparagus appears to be hand painted, the leaves on either end transfers. There are two labels, one reads L'Hirdonelle (see picture), the other, Plaisir d'Offrir L'Hirondelle Manufacture de cadeaux porcelaine.One dish is also signed Rodele(?) Depose 9-1/4" round.