Lovely Art Deco style 1940's genuine deep green cobra skin handbag featuring gathered front and back supple inlaid skins with decorative gold tone flip top clasp, skin covered rounded frame and inlaid skin handle. Opens wide to reveal a black silk twill lining with two open side pockets. Measurements: 11" w x 5"h. Handle height: 6" h. Mint condition. A fabulous purse of understated elegance, perfect for any occasion!
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Accessories : Tie Clasps and Stud Sets : Pre 1950 item #941965 (stock #gam-130)
Handsome vintage 14k yellow gold tie bar, simply designed with three sparkling diamonds suspended by a mesh chain from the bar, mid 20th century. Stamped 14KT on the back. Weight: 8.1g. Measures 2 1/8" long. Condition is excellent.
Lovely silver enamel cigarette case made by David Andersen, Norway, circa 1925, comprising a rectangular shape, pearl guilloche enamel on both sides, gilt interior hallmarked with Makers mark, 925s and monogrammed Charles Sherman Haight, a highly acclaimed writer for Harper's Magazine at the turn of the 20th century. WT: 4.01 oz. Measures 3 1/4" x 2". Beautifully enameling with minor chip in one corner.
Vintage steel frame NAUTICAL DISTANCE INSTRUMENT made in GERMANY mid twentieth century used to measure Nautical Miles, Statute Miles, Kilometers, one inch to one mile on maps, having English on one side. The other side in French Inches to Miles or Versies, Centimeters to Kilometers, rotating disc at base corresponds to movable needle, measuring distance on maps. Measuremants: 3"x 1 1/8" Condition is excellent.
World War II US Artillery Compass manufactured for the Army by The KALART Company, comprising textured painted metal with applied enamel brass label marked COMPASS, M2, NO. G.H.D. THE KALART COMPANY INC. STAMFORD CONN, no serial number. Opens to reveal bubble for checking level and sighting mirror. Measurements: 3"x 2 3/4"x 1 1/4" Excellent condition with minor flaking.
This is a spectacular Copeland Spode 13-piece ice cream set, bearing the Spode green mark circa 1883-1891, impressed date mark for 1885, and pattern number 3917, an overall blue and white chinz-like pattern...
This is a handsome 19th century Cromwellian-style armchair with wonderful leather embossment and hand carved figural arm supports, the rectangular green leather padded back with embossed country theme of floral and fauna, a similar embossed padded seat with a center griffin, one of the barley twist arm supports having a carved bearded male bust, the other with a female bust, the legs are joined by barley-twist turned stretchers, all original, this chair has excellent color and patina...
This is a classical pair of sterling candlesticks, ca. 1930, with the mark of Redlich & Co., a New York silversmith in business from 1890 to 1946, the company later became part of Elgin. Also marked "cementfilled," "reinforced with rod" and "2071." Condition: one stick has some minor dents at the top of the base. Measurement: 8." h
This is a spectacular seven-piece continental silver tea and coffee service with tray, the nicest one we have ever seen; ca. 1890, made in Vienna by Klinkosh; of ovoid form and decorated with swirled fluting and scrolling floral repousse; also has fabulous scrolled ivory handles and whimsical stylized lion’s head medallions ending in paw feet...
This is an elegant set of 12 antique Victorian porcelain plates, ca. 1880, handpainted in an intricate scrolling foliate pattern in rich gold gilt; all plates have an underglaze mark of an eagle over a crown in red; also marked "handpainted" and "Austria." One plate has the mark of Thomas-Sevres-Bavaria, a well-known 19th Century producer of blanks for handpainting; this mark is overpainted on all other plates...
This is a wonderful unmarked sterling silver miniature perfumer, ca. 1890, with stopper, no funnel. The medallion shape is highlighted by delicate scrolling and it is decorated with a crisp diaper pattern surrounding a central shield where an initial could be engraved. Condition: excellent; measurement: 2 1/8 in. x 1 _ in.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #264896 (stock #123-04)
This is a beautifully decorated pair of grape shears, with handles marked sterling and Italian-made curved stainless steel blades; mint condition; measurement: 6 _ in. long.
This is a classic 19th century Chinese rose medallion vase, of baluster form with gilt fu-dog ring handles and painted with brightly colored alternating reserves of figures and flowers; condition: damage to one ring handle; measurement: 14 _ in.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #185173 (stock #101714)
This is a Gorham sterling demitasse coffee pot, date marked 1923, of baluster shape with scrolled ebonized handle and finial. 1 5/8 pints. Measurement: 8 _ in. H.
This is a wonderfully colored set of seven Old Paris plates, floral polychrome center medallion on white ground with lilac rims and gilded edges, each plate varies in floral arrangement, overlapping gilt monogram "BRJ" on border of each plate with small crown, one plate has two crazing spots, small chips, measures 5 5/8 in diameter.
This very pretty vintage set of 8 glass dessert plates was made by Duncan and Miller for The Indiana Glass Company, ca 1940, in the Banana Fruits pattern, of clear and satin crystal glass, the fruit in pastel stains of yellow, pink, blue and green; the underside molded in relief with fruit; mint condition; 7 _" diam.
This is a Bavarian porcelain coffee pot in the EMPRESS pattern, marked Schumann-Bavaria and decorated with Deutsche blumen and gilding; Mint condition. Measurements: coffee pot, 9 7/8 in.
This is a pristine Bavarian porcelain tea service in the EMPRESS pattern, variously marked Schumann-Bavaria and hand decorated with Deutsche blumen and gilding; includes a tea pot, creamer, and covered sugar. Mint condition. Measurements: tea pot, 7 _ in. H; creamer, 4 _ in. H; and sugar, 4 _ in. H.