Blackbird Antiques and Vintage Collectibles
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 : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1226406 (stock #302a16)
Blackbird Antiques
$1885.00

Measurements: SIZE 9 - SOLITAIRE DIAMOND: .75 ct: VS - SIDE DIAMONDS: 20 pts. all: SI - TOTAL DIAMOND WEIGHT: .95 ct. - CUT: Old Mine Cut, European

Dating to the early 1920's - Late Edwardian or Deco vintage

GORGEOUS sparkling quality.

Large enough to be a very special engagement ring; small enough to wear as part of a STACK of similar rings.

April birthstone.

Engagement ring, love token, friendship ring

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1920 item #1072479 (stock #jc2)
Blackbird Antiques
$1,600.00

Measurements:

21 1/2" tall to the top of the finial x 5" diameter base x 6.5" width of lighting armature.

11" tall candlestick portion.

8.5" tall figures.

I am not certain of the composition of the dark figures (bronze??). The gold dore is over brass.

Recently rewired with original lighting fixtures, but not original finials.

The style is Greco/Roman dating to 1880-1920.

The lighting portion can be detached to reveal a pair of figural candlesticks.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1900 item #1055477 (stock #259a13)
Blackbird Antiques
$1450.00

Measurements:

Top diameter including handles: 22" - not including handles: 14" Base diameter: 10" Height: 11"

This chalice form is hand hammered with applied top and base rings. The top edge is decorated with square and round repousse plaques which have been enameled (some enamel "as is"); the round plaques are centered by semi precious stones: moonstone, opal and mother of pearl.

In "as found" condition except for having professional conservation done on the base ring...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #1133925 (stock #286b4)
Blackbird Antiques
$1400.00

Measurements: 20" tall x 4.25" depth x 7.75" wide

Guaranteed as Art Deco (1930's) vintage.

Metals: steel "arms" with solid brass ball and cast iron center support. The metals are solid; not plated, and have been lacquered to preserve surface finish.

No manufacturer's mark.

Cast iron log rest back braces are in good, usable condition.

Graceful, sculptural form in the best of Art Deco design.

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1920 item #1259482 (stock #333a12)
Blackbird Antiques
$1,400.00

Measurements: HEIGHT: 27 1/2" - WIDTH: 17" - DEPTH: 16"

More than one hundred years have passed since this miniature 5 drawer stand was created using the tartan plaid of Clan Murray. Though there is some evidence of wear, consistent with age and usage, the stand is as useable today as it once was. The drawers move smoothly, the body of the stand is solid.

The age wear seen on the stand is a bit of separation of the paper at its seams. (see photo #4)...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #883593 (stock #209a2)
Blackbird Antiques
$1250.00

Measurements: 2 3/4" at the widest point x 3 1/4" long

In excellent, undamaged condition and without repairs.

Shown in 3rd Edition of the Mexican Silver book by Morrill and Beck on page 102.

A large pin with a bold three dimensional design. A "stand out" piece on any jacket, coat or sweater!

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1116127 (stock #elml)
Blackbird Antiques
$1100.00

Measurements: 7.5" long with 3/4 carat (twt) of full cut diamonds set into a bow shaped clasp (1" x 7/8") of 18 karat white gold.

4 strands of beautifully matched 7mm cultured pearls - 112 pearls total - recently restrung to be certain that the bracelet is strong.

No damages, repairs or replaced diamonds.

The open work clasp adds an understated elegance to the bracelet, offsetting the creamy lustre of the pearls with pinpoints of white sparkle.

Perfect for a wedding or any special oc...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1247517 (stock #300.69)
Blackbird Antiques
$1100.00

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH of each chain: 57" and 46" - WEIGHT: 31.6 grams of 14 karat yellow gold

Dating to the 1950's, this double chain necklace can be worn in several ways - for day and/or for evening formal wear. The first photo shows the necklace doubled and draped. Worn fully extended, the necklace is extends to 28.5" which is almost opera length...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1950 item #1246681 (stock #286-11)
Blackbird Antiques
$1015.00

Measurements: WEIGHT with stones, but without watch works: 36 grams of marked 14kt gold - INTERIOR CIRCUMFERENCE: 16.5" - WIDTH OF BAND: 1/2" - WATCH FACE: 1/2" X 1/2"

48 Cultured Pearls - 4 Emeralds - 5 Diamonds

This style of watch is referred to as a bracelet watch or a cocktail watch - a very popular style of the 1930's - into the 1950's - for very special occasions.

The back of the watch shows that the movement was made by Charles Aerni, S.A...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1950 item #1195120 (stock #288x28)
Blackbird Antiques
$995.00

Measurements: WEIGHT with lapis: 52.8 grams - DIAMETER of 6 larger buttons: 7/8" - DIAMETER of 4 smaller buttons: 1/2"

Each button is marked as 14kt and set with natural Swiss lapis showing flecks of gold throughout each stone. The setting is a full cap bezel "embroidered" with two lines of gold "thread."

This set is easily converted to a full tuxedo set of cuff links and shirt studs.

No damages, repairs or replacement stones...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Serigraphs : Pre 1970 item #1206319 (stock #b/at93)
Blackbird Antiques
$985.00

Measurements: each page: 11" x 11" - Some pages have a single image; others are a montage or a single image on half of a page...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1097434 (stock #270a77)
Blackbird Antiques
$985.00

Measurements:

BELT: total length 29 1/2" x 1 7/8" wide

SILVER MEDALLIONS: round: 2 1/2" diameter; rectangular: 2 1/2" x 1 1/2"

This belt was purchased from an estate whose owner traveled extensively in the 1950's - 1970's, during which time she purchased a number of Navajo pieces.

The 11 medallions on the belt are of sand cast silver (tested and guaranteed) centered with round cabochons of turquoise colored glass...

All Items : Artists : Drawing : Pre 1970 item #1191270 (stock #267)
Blackbird Antiques
$950.00

Measurements: 30" 24"

Known primarily as a sculptor, Constantino Nivola is a listed Italian - American artist who worked ink and water color as well as "sand cast" stone.. Born 1911 - Died 1988.

Nivola came to the United States in 1939 fearing the rise of Italian Fascism. In the 1940's Nivola became a close friend of Le Corbusier, who influenced his style...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1228136 (stock #291-23)
Blackbird Antiques
$945.00

Measurements: SIZE: 5.5 - WEIGHT including amethyst: 9.7 grams

This listing is for a rare and beautiful William Spratling ring made pre1946 according to the hallmarks on the inside of the band.

A large amethyst cabochon is set in 980 silver (tested and guaranteed) with a wide band. Silver beads trim both sides of the stone and a small opening on the back allows light through the amethyst...

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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1227185 (stock #234a42)
Blackbird Antiques
$795.00

Measurements: DIAMETER: 1" - TOTAL WEIGHT including stones: 10 grams pair - Six Robin's Egg Blue Cabochon Turquoise: 5mm each - Six Small Turquoise Cabs - Six Genuine Seed Pearls - Two 4 pt. European Mine Cut DIAMONDS

In very fine condition; without damage. And, I believe that the stones are all original. The posts may have been replaced at some time; although these earrings have always been pierced earrings...