This is a set of three Victorian ivory knife rests hand carved with simple detail to represent pairs of facing elephants with trunks joined. Measurement: length of each, approx. 5 inches. Condition: very good. To be sold individually.
This is a antique fanciful relief -carved ivory crocodile on a curved base with scalloped edges; beautiful detail; possibly from a letter opener. Measurement: length 3 1/4 inches. Condition: underside has epoxy residue from previous attachment to another surface.
This is a whimsical 19th Century ivory cane or parasol handle; intricately carved with a sandpiper and a snake devouring a plump frog; also with a fine banded saw-tooth rim. Measurement: length: 5 1/4 inches. Condition: age appropriate wear to some of the sharpness of the saw tooth rim- no chips or cracks.
This is an elegant 19th Century Victorian ivory page turner, the handle embellished with delicately carved flowers and C scrolls. The Victorians used page turners to protect the pages of valuable books from damage; they were also used to protect the hands from newsprint. Measurement: length: 12 inches. Condition: excellent; no chips or cracks; some yellow age spots on the blade.
Looking for a handsome and practical gift for his portable office. This is a pocket-sized carved composite letter opener or paper knife with a regal moose atop a mountain peak. Measurement: Length: 6 inches. Condition: excellent; no chips or cracks
Here is a unique gift for Christmas: a 19th century ivory letter opener in the form a dagger with a charming hand-carved elephant handle. The beautiful curved dagger blade is attached with old nails to the wooden handle. Measurement: length: 13 1/2 inches. Condition: two very minor losses at edge of base of wooden handle (1/8 inch each).
Unusually large 19th Century ivory page turner, smooth blade with a large tapered grip handle. The Victorians used page turners to protect the pages of valuable books from damage; they were also used to protect the hands from newsprint. Measurement: length: 18 3/4 inches. Condition: 1/2 inch crack at tip end of handle. This item cannot be shipped out of the country.
"Era of Men's Finery", a small domed trunk-shaped leather box holding four double cased glass bottles. Each bottle with original gold plated corked cap, silver plate screw top and glass perfume stopper. Leather trunk with wonderful aged patina and nice graining, dome lined inside with brown silk, base with white leather, Circa 1910; Size: 4 3/4" wide x 2" deep x 3" tall. Original vintage condition with character, leather closure re-attached, minor marks, minor wear ...click for details
Pop the top with this unusual vintage Danish silver plate bottle opener in the Art Deco style, depicting two highly detailed Heraldic figures clad in helmets, tunics and capes, each blowing horns,; Marked on back with Danish silverplate factory mark, 30 and lighthouse. Size: 3 1/2"; Excellent vintage condition.
A richly hand painted, lacquered wood picture frame with a hand combed faux finish, made by European artists Daniel Grant and Ingela Noren; stamped with maker's mark in gold on reverse; Measurement: Outside dimensions: 11 5/8 x 9 5/8 inches; suitable for a 5 x 7 image. Condition: new