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
Rare American scrimshaw marine ivory(probably walrus)pocket knife in shape of lady's leg with shoe. Measures 3" long when open, and 2" long when closed. The blade is marked "England" on one side and "Rogers Cutlers to his".The word "Majesty" may be covered up by the ivory. There is also a cross hall mark and a star hallmark by the word England. The tip of the blade has been damaged and the plate is worn. The ivory itself is in excellent condition. This ...click for details
Featuring 9 papier mache Easter Eggs i various sizes and colors, dating to the early 20th century with charming Easter Scenes. These were made to hold candy for children. Some in very good condition to good condition, and some with minor wear spots. Postage insurance extra.
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
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
Featuring an ivory or bone spoon meausuring 5" long x 1" wide. This is a wonderful piece with pierced designs on the handle. The shape of the spoon bowl may indicate that it was for bone marrow. This piece is very smooth to the touch and has a great patina with various graining. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. NY buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid ...click for details
Featuring a rare and unusual marine ivory American scrimshaw key, probably walrus tusk and dating to the 19th century. Measures 4 1/4" long and 1/8" deep, and 7/8" at widest point at the top.It has a nice worn feeling and a nice patina. Return privilege providing item returned within 3 days of having received it and in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. NY buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid NY state tax number and sales tax form ...click for details