This is an early English blue and white transfer print porcelain bowl, marked "Marathon" and what appears to be "P" "L" "F" and "5" or "P" "F" with a faux Chinese mark in underglaze blue; the outer surface of the bowl is molded with fluting and branches and has a blue and white floral transfer design on two sides; the overall crackle pattern and the blue glaze splatters outside the design area seem to represent the early perio ...click for details
This is a handsome cut crystal centerpiece bowl, oval shape, decorated with flowers and vines, circa 1920; Condition is excellent; no chips or nicks; surface scratches on bottom only. Measurement: 8" h x 8 _" dia.
This is one of three Edwardian sterling souvenir spoons, each with London hallmarks and makersí mark for Wakley and Wheeler; two are date stamped 1913, the third, 1915; each richly cast with rope-twist and foliate handles with heraldic shield terminals engraved "B&H" and "I.R.C." Condition: very good, bowls have some surface scratches, hallmarks crisp and clear. Measurement: 4 _ in long.
A perfect addition to a holiday table, this is a very fine Victorian cut and engraved crystal cracker and cheese server made by the Pairpoint Corporation in the "Butterfly and Thistle" pattern, circa 1909, consisting of a round plate for the crackers and an attached dish for holding the cheese, thick base enhanced by a forty-eight point radiant star; Measures 9" d x 2 1/2"h, dish is 4 1/2"d, Excellent condition.
This wonderfully decorative Victorian sterling silver fork by Frank M. Whiting Co. was used to serve pastry at the time but would enhance any table setting today. It is reticulated with a scroll foliage design in repousse, tongs are splayed, monogram KC in script, marked Sterling, Frank M. Whiting maker's mark, 14 Pat. Mar 7, 98, measures 7 1/4 in. Excellent condition.
This is a Victorian Staffordshire-style spill vase, of biscuit porcelain shaded to pale green, spill vases were placed on a fireplace mantle to hold spills---the small wood or paper splinters used to obtain light from a fire; modeled as 3 knarled trees joined by leafy branches; surface cracks; 6" high.
This is a fine Georgian period English tea cup and saucer dish, one of a pair, unmarked, but probably Hilditch ca. 1825. The pedestal cup, with London bone china style handle, is decorated with a simple scrolling border and stylized leaves in shades of aqua and puce; the matching saucer is deeply dished, which is typical of the period. Condition: Cup: excellent, with several tiny glaze chips below handle; saucer: some age appropriate crackling to glaze. Measurements: tea cup: 4 _ in., handle to ...click for details
This is a lovely piece of 18th C European needlework, brilliant true- colored, made of vegetable dyed threads on very fine open weave handspun linen, having pulled work in the flower centers, metallic threads within the flower stems and a symmetrical block pattern, Spanish or Italian, probably was a piece of curtain or bed covering; Condition: Very good with some stitch loss in a glass frame with blue matting which does not do this piece justice, measures 12 1/2" x 15 1/2 "