Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
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)
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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)
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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 : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1195824 (stock #b..at)
Blackbird Antiques
$32.00

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...

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1930 item #1173087 (stock #b/at1001)
Blackbird Antiques
$115.00

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...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1169620 (stock #297.23)
Blackbird Antiques
$2,400.00

Measurements: 64 pieces of sterling silver flatware by Alvin in the Chateau Rose pattern - 10 place settings as well as 10 butter knives, 2 large serving spoons, 1 serving fork and 1 lemon fork.

One salad fork is missing from the set. The fork costs $69.95 from Replacements, Ltd.

Original case included.

This is a gorgeous set - delicate florals, softly swirling scrolls and acanthus leaves.

No monograms.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1950 item #1150468 (stock #y7)
Blackbird Antiques
$24.00

Measurements: 2 1/4" tall x 1 1/2" diameter cup opening.

The base is stamped England and.....

The pottery is glazed with an opaque maroon glaze.

Strange comic character faces.

No chips, cracks or hairlines.

oops! The egg I used as display is smaller than a standard sized egg.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1149926 (stock #293)
Blackbird Antiques
$165.00

Measurements: 1 5/8" diameter x 1/2" x length including handle: 2 1/2"

Weight: 1 oz.

Georg Jensen individual salt dish or salt cellar in the Acorn pattern.

The bowl of the dish is of cobalt blue enamel.

No damages or repairs. Shown UNPOLISHED.