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SET OF SIX ANTIQUE "MARIA THERESA" BUTTONS.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Pre 1900   item# 700297

SET OF SIX ANTIQUE "MARIA THERESA" BUTTONS.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$45.00 

A set of six antique buttons - each featuring the image of MARIA THERESA (1717-1780) Queen and Consort of FRANCIS I last Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Circa late 19th or early 20th century. Each silvertone metal button depicts Maria Theresa, in bust profile, facing right, and within a laurel wreath. The buttons have a Latin inscription: M.(ARIA) THERESIA D(EI)G.(RATIA) R.(OMANORUM IMP.(ERATRIX) HUN.(GARY BOH.(EMIA) REG.(INA) which translates - Maria Theresa, by the Grace of God, Empress of t ...click for details


ANTIQUE PAINTED ENAMEL ON COPPER TRICORNE HAT

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Enamel: Pre 1900   item# 700278

ANTIQUE PAINTED ENAMEL ON COPPER TRICORNE HAT
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$45.00 

An antique "TRIFLE" - namely, a hand painted enamel-on-copper TRICORNE HAT. The hat has a white enamel background trimmed in blue and decorated with floral designs. Slight loss to some of the enamel but, overall, in good condition. The hat measures 2 inches by 1 3/4 inches by 1 3.4 inches across and has a height of 3/4 inches.


RARE 1897 HOCHSCHILD KOHN,BALTIMORE MD BRASS BRUSH

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Brass: Pre 1900   item# 698102

RARE 1897 HOCHSCHILD KOHN,BALTIMORE MD BRASS BRUSH
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

A RARE clothes brush issued as an advertising premium for the HOCHSCHILD KOHN & Co. Department Store, BALTIMORE MD. DATED 1897. The brush features a beautiful embossed brass top lettered: HOCHSCHILD KOHN & CO. 1897 HOWARD & LEXINGTON ST. BALT. MD. The brush has its original bristles. In excellent condition. The brush measures 4 inches by 3/4 inches by 1 1/2 inches.


ADDERLEYS CAKE PLATE.COBALT BLUE WITH IVY DECORATION.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Porcelain: Pre 1920   item# 683960

ADDERLEYS CAKE PLATE.COBALT BLUE WITH IVY DECORATION.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

A beautiful antique cake or dessert plate by ADDERLYS. Fine bone china. Longton, England. Circa 1910. Marked on the back with pattern number 14915. The plate has a decorative cobalt blue and gilt border with gilt handles. The cobalt border features a design of trailing gilt ivy leaves. The inner border features clumps of trailing green ivy leaves. The plate measures 10 inches from handle to handle. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or hairlines.


RUSSIAN SILVER "OLGA" NAPKIN RING NICHOLASII 1896/1917

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Continental: Pre 1920   item# 641005

RUSSIAN SILVER "OLGA" NAPKIN RING NICHOLASII 1896/1917
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$145.00 

A TSAR NICHOLAS II PERIOD SILVER NAPKIN RING. Russia, St. Petersburg. Circa 1896-1917. Stamped with the silver standard mark 84 and with the city mark for St. Petersburg. Also stamped with an unknown maker's mark. The napkin ring features bright-cut floral and foliate engraving on either side of a banner which has an engraved name "OLGA" in cyrillic. There is a very tiny dent close to the stamped marks otherwise the napkin ring is in excellent condition. The napkin ring measures 1 ...click for details


SMALL ANTIQUE BRASS & ENAMEL SASH BUCKLE. Circa 1910.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Jewelry: Costume: Pre 1920   item# 637394

SMALL ANTIQUE BRASS & ENAMEL SASH BUCKLE. Circa 1910.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$35.00 

A small ANTIQUE brass and enamel buckle. Circa 1910. The buckle is in two parts that hook together. Each half is formed as a modified heart (or leaf?) with scrolled edges and is centered with a diamond pattern decoration of turquoise and white enamel. The buckle would be suitable for a narrow ribbon or thin leather sash or belt. It measures 3/4 inch in height by 1 5/8 inches across when hooked together. Each separate piece measures 3/4 inch by 3/4 inch. Two of the small diamond areas on one half ...click for details


LADY'S ART NOUVEAU STERLING SILVER NAIL FILE CASE.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1910   item# 628683

LADY'S ART NOUVEAU STERLING SILVER NAIL FILE CASE.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


 

A rare ART NOUVEAU lady's sterling silver nail file case and file. Circa 1899. The file is housed in an ART NOUVEAU sterling silver case (not marked) featuring (on both sides) a repousse figure of a woman picking fruit from the branches of an overhanging tree. The case top is attached to a steel file which is stamped: USINE METALLURGIQUES VALLORBE (a Swiss Co. founded in 1899 and a major manufacturer of industrial files). The file is in excellent condition. The case shows slight loss of deta ...click for details


CRESTED CUP&SAUCER(GOSS-STYLE).THOMAS A'BECKET ARMS

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: English: Porcelain: Pre 1900   item# 545839

CRESTED CUP&SAUCER(GOSS-STYLE).THOMAS A'BECKET ARMS
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$45.00 

A crested cup and saucer - each with the Coat of Arms of (Martyr) SAINT THOMAS A'BECKET. There is a very EARLY impressed mark for AYNSLEY china on the base of the saucer (see enlargement 5). The cup has a stamp for retailer J. Abrahams', Canterbury (see enlargement 4). Circa 1880. The Coat of Arms features a shield in turquoise, yellow, and black surmounting a banner which is captioned: ARMS OF St THOMAS A'BECKET. The date DEC 29 1170 is just below the banner. Saint Thomas A'Beck ...click for details


ANTIQUE 14K GOLD & SWISS-CUT DIAMOND MASONIC LAPEL PIN.

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Jewelry: Pre 1910   item# 520414

ANTIQUE 14K GOLD & SWISS-CUT DIAMOND MASONIC LAPEL PIN.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

An antique 14K yellow gold and diamond Masonic Lapel Pin, circa 1909. Stamped 14K and tested. The figural pin features a scimitar, crescent, and five-point star. The star is centered with a 3 point Swiss-cut diamond set in prongs. An Egyptian motif is on the crescent. The pin is backed with a screw-on/off brass fitting for wearing on one's lapel. The pin measures 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch. In excellent condition.


VICTORIAN"CHINOISERIE"PAPIER MACHE STRING HOLDER.C1870

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Organics: Lacquer: Pre 1900   item# 490188

VICTORIAN"CHINOISERIE"PAPIER MACHE STRING HOLDER.C1870
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

A fine antique Victorian papier mache string holder. English. Circa 1870. The black circular box and lid are decorated with Chinese figures and floral motifs. The lid has a brass rimmed hole in the center. There is a chip on the inner rim of the lid otherwise in very good condition. The holder measures 2 1/2 inches in height by 3 inches in diameter.

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