A fine French desk set with ivory handled wax seal, pen and letter opener (doubles as a bookmark) in fitted box with red velvet lining. The ivory handles of all 3 pieces are beautifully hand tooled with gold and silver designs of shells, flowers and scroll boarders. Good cross hatching grains in the elephant ivory. On the sterling silver mounts of the pen are French hallmarks of eagle head and head of woman. The letter opener also serves as a bookmark. The pen nib is marked 725, Gold Plate, Denn ...click for details
This is a wonderful porcelain Capo Di Monte demitasse cup and saucer dating to the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. The hand painted raised molded scene depicts the sun god in a 2 horse drawn chariot, a third horse, a tower, and some other mythological deities/figures(one with a snake). The art work is outstanding. The interior of the cup is painted with a gold boarder and gold sprigs of leaves and flowers. The saucer, measuring 4 3/4" in diameter, is painted with flowers, shells, and other ...click for details
Beautiful French enameled plaques grace the 4 sides of this ormolu dried flower or potpourri holder. The plaques are all different and are decorated with medallions of exquisitely hand painted flowers. The medallions are surrounded by a boarder of raised jewels that are probably also enamel but look like opals. Gold scroll work surrounds the jewels. All set in a wonderful blue background which is painted(or inlaid with gold foil) stars. All plaques in excellent condition. Gilding on ormolu excel ...click for details
Featuring a Gorham sterling silver box with detailed repousse flowers on top, and sides with bright cut engraved design.Top stamped sterling on side, inside rim of base stamped sterling, Gorham mark and fleur de lise(1887 hallmark), and number on underside,415. Monogram on underside. Measures 2 3/4" high and a little over 3/4" high. Excellent condition considering age. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received it. Postage/insurance extr ...click for details
Featuring a fine, early pair of American coin silver salt spoons with initials AW, beautifully engraved. Signed on reverse S.W. Lee, a Providence Rhode Island coin silver maker circa 1815. May be very rare and collectible. Measure 3 7/8" long. Bowl 7/8" wide. Excellent condition. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received item. New York buyer pays sales tax unless valid tax number and resale form provided.
German Beaded Purse, circa 1895, drawstring,10" x 6 1/2". Beautifully shaded roses, other flowers and foliage. Same on both sides.Remarkable, all original, excellent condition on fringe and bag. No repairs, beads missing anywhere or rips or tears or damage whatsoever. There must be 100-400 glass beads per square inch.All hand made, crocheted at top. There is no lining in this purse. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing item returned in sent condition ...click for details
Featuring an absolutely gorgeous museum quality antique Minton china compote with pierced rim, all hand painted with beautiful shading and detail in the lush grapes, stem and leaves and also, with some raised enamel. So artistic and just superb workmanship. This piece is not marked except for a hand painted red "k". But I guarantee it is Minton, as it is from a matching set with other pieces that were impressed with Minton, and English registry stamp. Dates to the third quarter of the ...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.
Fine Baccarat paperweight with gorgeous pansy, circa 1850. 2 1/2" in diameter and about 2" high. Star cut on base. Needs polishing on top as there are scratches. Normal wear on base which shows age. No other damage.Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition. 3 day return privilege.Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate provided.
Featuring an ornate antique gold leaf Italian gesso carved wooden sconce or shelf to hang on the wall for a statue or figurine. Made in Italy around 1900. Excellent original condition with no repainting, damages or restorations. Remarkable surface condition considering age. Top measures 6 1/4" long and 4 3/4" deep. The length is 7 1/2" long. Wonderful open work scrolls. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insu ...click for details