A spectacular set of 15 hand blown crystal cordial glasses manufactured in Bohemia by Moser circa 1880, each hand cut and decorated with elaborate raised gold flowers and leaves, comprising a mixture of colors, shapes and stems. The glasses measure 4 inches high and the diameter of the openings vary between 1 1/2 inches to 1 3/4"inches. The lip and base of each piece is banded. Excellent antique condition. Minor gold loss to some of banding...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1221370 (stock #gam101312)
A fine sterling silver cigar holder tube having an engine-turned design and slide off cap. Stamped 925 and Makers Mark and Anchor on tube and inside cap. Measures 7 1/4" long. Very good condition with minor depressions near tip. Wt. 67.7g. A class act waiting for a monogram on cap.
A nicely designed American Aesthetic Period sterling silver pocket or fruit knife with sterling blade and seed pick, marked STERLING and makers mark. Monogrammed HELEN. Size is 3 1/8" long closed, 5 3/8" long with blade unfolded. In excellent original condition with clear, crisp detail, this protective and functional little knife is a handbag keeper.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1221127 (stock #gams191311)
Originally made for fruit circa 1860, today this antique Coin Silver folding knife might become a handy tool for another use. Small and lightweight, one side of the delicate silver engraved handle is monogrammed in script CGT, the other side awaits the initials of a new owner. One fairly sharp blade marked COIN and the other blade used for picking seeds or as a toothpick. The blade can be sharpened to hold an edge that can cut anything easily. Excellent condition, cleaning on request...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1220867 (stock #gaWC10139)
Function and form make up this lovely silver shoe horn, featuring a decorative intricately brite-cut flora/fauna design enhanced with a centered design bird on a fence. The finish looks like brocade and the defined design stands out subtly from the silver. Monogrammed JKS brings instant relatives from the past into the present. Measuring 6 7/8" in length x 1 3/4" at the widest point, it weighs 60.8 grams. Unmarked but tested 850...
A blend of beautiful materials and fine craftmanship create this wonderful Victorian pique locket, circa 1860 made of tortoise shell and inlaid with gold and sterling silver to form a whimsical rose and rose leaves design, on a tortoise shell bail. The locket opens to store two photos or lock of hair. Each frame rimmed with twisted gold and glass covered. The locket measures 1 3/4 inches in long from the top of the bail to the bottom of the locket and one inch at its widest point...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1200207 (stock #gab1)
This handled American coin silver cup was made by William K. Vanderslice in San Francisco, CA, circa 1870, consisting of a simple tapered cylindrical form with rope banding around rim and base. Vanderslice was an early California silversmith, working in the mid 19th century. He became widely acclaimed for his fine silverwork. This cup is marked with his name, San Francisco, makers mark and Pure Coin...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1039117 (stock #ga-176)
A handsome Pairpoint Crystal Inkwell with Sterling Silver top, comprising a round sterling silver beaded lid mounted atop a hand blown round crystal symmetrical bubble pattern base, American, circa 1893. Silver mount marked STERLING and Makers Mark of Goodnow & Jenks, Boston. Size: 3" H x 2 1/2" dia. approx.; Condition is excellent.
Handsome Bohemian hand blown amber glass Pinch Bottle Decanter, cut with engraved woodland scene including deer and birds. Height to top of stopper: 11". Condition is excellent.
19th Century craftsmanship for today's lifestyle. This is a richly colored hand dyed cotton antique American Folk Art floral hooked rug in shades of cream, beige, brown, gray and red comprising a centered diamond with scattered flowers and leaves. The outer corners having floral bouquets on a deep brown striated background, striped border. Size: 107" x 69". Condition is excellent with one minor repair on back.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1034965 (stock #gaf-149)
Attractive antique sterling engraved Match Safe Case, marked W&H CO. STERLING 1, comprising a rectangular shape with engraved leaf and branch design on the front, Victorian monogram SHR, decorative engraving on back, hinged top. Nice patina of old silver. Shows some wear with pin dots and small indents. May need cleaning. Measures 2 1/4" tall x 1 1/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1910 item #1032182 (stock #gaf-142)
Fashion perfect for riding in a one horse open sleigh, this is an original Victorian black silk velvet cape, circa 1890's, featuring silk applique detailing along the front bodice creating a border around the entire cape. A frilly double ruffle black silk ribbon ruff collar is inset with handmade black lace. Silk ribbon attached around the collar creates a bow in front of the neck hook and eye closure. Black silk broadcloth lining...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Cut Glass : Pre 1920 item #1027874 (stock #gaf-144)
Lovely small cut crystal decanter with faceted stopper, early 20th century American Brilliant Period. The slightly rounded shape is comprised of finely cut squares with patterned centers, hand blown faceted stopper. Size: 8.25" H x 2.75" W. Condition: Decanter is clean and sparkling with age appropriate wear. No interior cloudiness, minor flaking and chips to face of two square. One of a pair. A nice addition to any collection as a pair or on its'own.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Cut Glass : Pre 1920 item #1027872 (stock #gaf-143)
A fine cut crystal decanter with faceted stopper, early 20th century American Brilliant Period. The slightly rounded shape is comprised of finely cut squares with patterned centers, hand blown faceted stopper. Size: 8" H x 3.75" W. Condition: Decanter is clean and sparkling with age appropriate wear. No interior cloudiness, minor flaking and chip to face of one square. A nice addition to any collection or a stand out on its' own.
A beautiful example of Victorian bead work, this was originally a purse. Now without a frame, this double sided stylized oval shaped Czechoslovakia glass cut bead design is composed of richly colored purple plum, lavender, gold, bronze, brown and charcoal black floral bouquets on tree limbs made up of horizontal and vertical rows of bead work, original brown silk lining, beaded fringe. Easily restored, might also make a lovely center applique on a special pillow, dress or jacket...
This mid 19th century folk art crazy quilt is a wonderful mix of richly colored silks and hand embellished surface stitches. The back is a green cotton sateen fabric tied with floss. Eighty seven silk tags create a whimsical border around the entire piece. Taken from a house used as part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War, we believe this piece was the energetic work of a child learning how to sew. Lovely flower signed Jane among the varied and heavily embroidered pieces...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1900 item #1007964 (stock #gaf-134)
Wonderful Art Nouveau style 19th century silk hand-embroidery of a golden hair maiden (a bride?) holding a bouquet of pink flowers, framed within a lacy tree arbor and standing atop a blanket of daisies. Lovely pastel colors in soft shades of pink, green, blue and yellow make this piece feminine and serene. Unusual handmade frame with glass, front and back cut in a stylized V shape. The back of this piece continues the scrolly tree branch, centered with a pastel blue butterfly...
Tea for two. A sweet diminutive Continental .800 silver solitaire size three-piece tea set in the French style, comprised of a a stylized square shape teapot, creamer and covered sugar bowl, all on raised feet,made by Jakob Storck & Louis Sinsheimer, Hanau, Germany c.1874-1926. Each piece has exquisite repousee work comprised of three centered Putti playing in a garden, surrounded by a scrolled border of cherubs, floral and ribbon swags. Acanthus leaf handles decorate all three pieces. The recta...