Measurements: HEIGHT: 20" - TOP: 20 square inches including the curving outline and puffy top
Purchased from the estate of a long time Country French dealer. She had the top reupholstered 10 years ago with vintage French style fabric. The legs are hand carved, painted and waxed...
Measurements: HEIGHT: 3 3/4" - BASE DIAMETER: 2 1/4" - KNOB DIAMETER: 2 1/4"
This is a paperweight style doorknob created by the Strathern Co. of Australia in the 1950's...
Measurements: 5 3/4" square with rounded corners - 1/2" depth
Signed design of a Ubangi woman ** note the neck rings characteristic of the Ubangi tribe.
Beautiful, original patina.
"Frank (Francisco Torres) Rebajes was a mid-century modern jewelry maker in Greenwich, New York and later at 377 5th Avenue from 1937-1960s and his work was included in the famous "Messengers of Modernism Show".
Measurements: LENGTH: 6 1/4" - WIDEST BODY MEASUREMENT: 1/2' - GREATEST HEIGHT: 1 1/4' to the top of the multiple line tie
I am out of my depth regarding the fish decoys (pun intended). This trout decoy appears to be an Oscar Peterson, but that is just my best guess. Look carefully at the photos and make your own decision.
Beautifully painted with just a bit of paint loss to the top edge of the decoy and on one side of the tail. Shellac over the paint gives the colors a golden shine...
Measurement: HEIGHT: 2.5" - DIAMETER: 3"
In good, though slightly worn condition with 2 tiny chips to the paper on the top.
Clearly marked "Stuart" identifying the tartan of Clan Stuart.
The box is lined with silvered paper.
This may have been a vanity powder box or used as a sewing accessory or a rolled tape container.
Measurements: HEIGHT: 1" - GREATEST WIDTH handle to spout: 7/8" - BASE DIAMETER: 3/8"- WEIGHT: 11.1 grams
Perfect size, perfect condition, clearly marked "Sterling" (not 925 which helps identify the coffee pot as vintage). Also marked "C W" but the only C W manufacturer I could find was for several English silver companies and there are no hallmarks on this little coffee pot. c. 1930's or earlier.
The hinged lid opens and closes perfectly. Nice beadwork and roping detail.
Measurements: TALL: 4" - oval BASE: 1 1/2" x 1 1/2"
English porcelain. The original company began in the early 1700's. Lovely detail and design.
Good condition and still usable.
Measurements: Total HEIGHT: 12" - URN: 5 3/4" X 2 1/2" diameter - FLOWERS: approx. 6" wide x 6 3/4" tall
Miniature flower filled black marble urn. The flowers are enameled tin mounted on slim green wire stems which can be CAREFULLY manipulated to change the floral arrangement.
The bouquet consists of roses, rose buds, and forget me nots.
In very good condition without any obvious breaks or missing bits.
A very special example of early 20th century home decor.
Measurements: WEIGHT: 66.2 troy ounces of sterling silver - HEIGHT of sugar with lid: 6.5" - WIDTH of sugar: 6.5" - HEIGHT of creamer: 6" - WIDTH of creamer: 5" - HEIGHT of tea pot/hot water: 10.5" - WIDTH of pot: 8.5" - HEIGHT of stand: 7" - WIDTH of stand: 6"
This set includes tea pot (hot water pot) with lid and ivory insulating rings on the handle, pot stand with alcohol burner, creamer, and sugar with lid.
The Wallace pattern is Coventry which is usually solid and quite plain rather ...
Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 8" - HANDLE LENGTH: 3 5/8" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1 ounce
Art Nouveau to early Edwardian style. Dating to the late 1800's - early 1900's.
Marked with the word "sterling." No manufacturer's identification mark.
As with most letter openers, only the handle is silver. The blade is of a stronger metal which is then silver plated.
In very good condition - ready for another 100 years of use as a your personal desk accessory.
Measurements: 2 1/4" diameter with a depth of 3/8" in the shape of a miniature saucer.
Was this part of a child's tea set? I have no idea. I have used it on my dresser for years to hold small pairs of pierced earrings.
The guilloche enamel is undamaged - and a lovely color of medium blue. The only damage I see are two small scratches into the white enamel rim.
As always, photographed unpolished.
No maker's mark. No silver mark...
Measurements: LENGTH tip of beak to tail: 3 1/4" - WIDTH: 1 3/8" - HEIGHT: 1 3/8"
This is a walrus ivory miniature decoy carving signed by Ted Mayac, Jr. dating to the 1970's. Ted Mayac, Jr. is a well known Alaskan Eskimo (Inupiat) carver, as was his father, Ted Mayac, Sr.
Both carvers worked in ivory and bone as well as manmade substances...
Measurements: BEAK TO TAIL: 4" - BODY DIAMETER: 3" - HEIGHT: 3 1/2" - BASE DIAMETER: 2 1/2" - WEIGHT EACH: 4 oz.
19th century Italian Venetian blown glass "master" salt dishes (larger than individual salt dishes) with the characteristic rough pontil on the base of each.
This listing is for FOUR swans: 2 pale pink, one pale yellow (not photographed), and one a very pale aqua - all with lutz gold flakes...
Measurements: 4" diameter x 2" height
Delicate pin rose color with white leafy vine trim set into a shallow scalloped edge bowl.
No damages or repairs.
Perfect for anyone who loves pink - particularly to hold a special Valentine's Day gift.
Measurements: 3" tall on an oval base: 2" x 1 3/8"
Beautifully hand painted (no painting on the interior).
The female bust suggests a 1920's Flapper Girl with serious attitude! But this is just my perception.
With the traditional bronze trim at the join of the two parts of the box.
The bottom of the box shows the decorator's initials M C and the words "Peint Main" as well as the genuine "Limoges, France" mark.
I date the box to the 1950's according to the estate from which it was p...
Measurements: 6" tall x approximately 7" x 7" with a 15" handle
The body of the basket is made of either split reed or black ash which was painted a dark teal. No splits or breaks in the reed.
The bottom is a thin, solid piece of wood - also painted teal...
Measurements: 1 1/8" diameter x 3/8" depth
I am referring to this small figural box as a vinaigrette because of the open work top and the cotton which was originally held within the box. In vinaigrettes, the cotton would be soaked in scent - cologne or perfume.
The tiny knob is used pull apart the top and bottom halves.
Although unmarked, I tested the metal and it is silver - guaranteed as such...
Measurements: 13" diameter x 6" height x 7 1/2" top diameter - 4" height of the socket.
Included: 6' of matching chain.
This lighting fixture is Art Deco (not a repro) meant to be hung over a table. A "silver bowl" bulb is used with this type of fixture to spread the light without glaring into anyone's eyes. This type of bulb is currently available.
The fixture was made in two parts...