A French Mont Joye cameo glass vase with groups of hand painted enameled violets in 4 places circumventing the vase. Ruffled neck, cameo leaves and stems, all brushed with gold. Chipped ice background. Dates to the turn of the 20th century, circa 1900. Not signed but safe to attribute to Mont Joye. Excellent ground pontil with wear indicating age. Fine ring when tinged. 5" high x 5 3/4" wide. Excellent condition. This vase is a beautiful piece of art nouveau hand blown glass from the b ...click for details
Featuring a very rare antique silver wax seal in the form of a mysterious shrouded figure. The tablet for the seal has not been carved. It unscrews from the figure in order to engrave it. The figure is a great example of art from the Symbolism Movement of art, originating in France and Belgium in the late 19th century, awakening man's interest in the religious and spiritual world. The figure suggests the mystery surrounding the Madona. The veil covering her face, cascading downward, represen ...click for details
Wonderful quality American Brilliant Period cut glass powder dresser jar with excellent art nouveau sterling silver top. There are no dents, damages, or repairs in the top nor are there any chips, ground spots or damages to the base. It is in pristine condition and measures 4+" in diameter and almost 3" high. The detail in the silver, with 2 facing winged dragons or mythological beasts, scrolls and flowers is superb. The deep cutting on the heavy base is just beautiful with a feather a ...click for details
Featuring a lovely pair of hand painted 6" candlestick holders with beautiful apple blossoms. Painted in American on Bavarian blanks circa 1900, or earlier. Both candlesticks artist signed. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages, or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid tax number and resale form provided.
Featuring a fine little enamel and sterling spoon made by Marius Hammer of Norway. Beautiful enamel designs in rich shades of navy blue, white and a touch of red. Bermuda engraved on bowl. Stamped MH, 900 and hallmark for Marius Hammer. Dates circa 1900. Measures 4 1/2". All in excellent condition with no damage or losses to enamel. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received item. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid tax a ...click for details
Featuring a rare Austrian sterling silver snuff or curio cabinet box with an intricately engraved scene on cover and on the reverse, beautiful engraved scroll designs. On the cover is engraved under the castle scene "Das Schlofs Weilburg Bey Baden in Oesth". I believe the translation for this in English is Castle Weilburg near Vienna Austria", but not sure since I do not speak German. The engraving is superb with a courting couple standing in the foreground,and the castle/structur ...click for details
Featuring a rare, outstanding, early, large Lenox Belleek vase with raised sterling overlay deposit in a gorgeous Chinese trailing cherry blossom design. Stamped sterling on the sterling foot rim, and an unidentified maker's mark. The Lenox mark, on the porcelain underside, with Belleek and the palette, dates this piece to the early 20th century. Also, there is a shield shaped mark with the name Rockwell in the center. This mark is hard to see, but it is there. The vase measures almost 9&quo ...click for details
Featuring a miniature replica of a Dutch windmill with flag. Blades of windmill turn. Dates circa 1900. Excellent condition. Dutch hallmark for sterling on one blade(see photo). Measures 2 3/4" high x 1 1/4" in diameter. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition shortly after having been received. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid New York tax number and resale certificate provided.
Featuring a one of a kind English sterling silver miniature sword that could be used as a letter opener or paper cutter knife. Fully hallmarked with the lion for England, leopards head for London, Victoria's head for Victorian era, and date mark D in a shield for 1879-1880. Makers mark EHS. Both scabbard and sword stamped. Chain with ring for hanging as for a chatelaine attached. Beautifully made and unique. Worthy of being published in a book, as Stephen Helliwell's book(Christie's ...click for details
Very rare horseback riding crop with an elephant ivory bull dog's head inlaid with glass eyes. Leather strap in tact with original threading. Sterling collar under dog's head. Measures approximately 25" long. Excellent condition and dating circa 1900. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition in original packing material shortly after having received it. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless va ...click for details