Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1260491 (stock #276a7)
Blackbird Antiques
$295.00

Measurements: 2 1/2" x 4 1/8" x 3/4" (with replaceable notepad paper in place)

Estate purchase dating to the 1960's. The silver shows some surface abrasion due to age and long use. A jeweler could easily polish the abrasions out. p>Signed "Cartier Sterling 925 Italy" - totally elegant and so much nicer than hunting for a scrap of paper or a Post It.

The wooden base is of fine rosewood.

As noted in the title, the notepad is meant to be used and replaced...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1259723 (stock #333a12)
Blackbird Antiques
$850.00

Measurements: TALL: 7" - WIDE: 20" - DEPTH: 1 1/8"

These hand painted doors came from the attic of a Maine estate. The late owner was a devoted traveler and shopper. The doors (and matching painted wall panel listed last week) were stored in the attic since the late 1930's.

The country of origin is France, though the panel and doors were shipped to America - possibly never installed into any of the homes which were part of the estate...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1960 item #1258841 (stock #261-46)
Blackbird Antiques
$125.00

Measurements: 9" x 5" x 1" - BASE: 2 1/2" x 3 1/4"

Although the owner displayed this Irish Waterford crystal crucifix since receiving it as a wedding gift in the 1950's, she did keep the original box (partially shown in photo #3) "just in case." It is included with your purchase. The design in the Waterford catalog is referred to as CLASSIC STANDING CRYSTAL CROSS.

A quote from the Waterford Co...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #1258565 (stock #302.99)
Blackbird Antiques
$850.00

Measurements: HEIGHT: 7' - WIDTH: 34" - DEPTH 1"

This hand painted panel came from the attic of a Maine estate. The late owner was a devoted traveler and shopper...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1258558 (stock #311.7)
Blackbird Antiques
$75.00

Measurements: Saucer: 2 5/8" diameter x 1/2" depth - Cup: 1 1/2" diameter x 1" depth

No damages - even the gilt edges are not worn

Definitely Meissen and from the 1930's

Other antique miniature cups and saucers will be listed in the coming months.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1960 item #1237781 (stock #312.14)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1960 item #1237599 (stock #bat937)
Blackbird Antiques
$85.00

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".

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1235912 (stock #319.20)
Blackbird Antiques
Sold - Thank you.

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1234998 (stock #196-9)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

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.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1231513 (stock #311)
Blackbird Antiques
$110.00

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.

P.S...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1221160 (stock #b/at0101)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

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.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Minerals : Marble : Pre 1930 item #1217467 (stock #261.49)
Blackbird Antiques
$215.00

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.

c. 1920's.

In very good condition without any obvious breaks or missing bits.

A very special example of early 20th century home decor.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1214441 (stock #286x11)
Blackbird Antiques
SOLD Thank you.

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 ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1980 item #1190628 (stock #264)
Blackbird Antiques
$145.00

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1930 item #1187901 (stock #163/4)
Blackbird Antiques
$345.00

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1187286 (stock #974.269)
Blackbird Antiques
$65.00

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.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1186516 (stock #277-33)
Blackbird Antiques
$150.00

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1178242 (stock #291.5)
Blackbird Antiques
$95.00

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...