All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1970 item #1199074 (stock #2993B-1/5)
These two beautiful silver-plated teapots, or coffeepots, are a wonderful return to a gentler time and the understated elegance that's now coming back into vogue. In excellent, vintage condition, each vessel is the identical pattern and produced by the American manufacturer, Birmingham Silver Company, which was based in Yalesville, CT. Each is copper with silver plating. These pretty English-style servers measure: 11 1/2" H x 11 1/2"W, and 10 1/2" H x 11" W...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1980 item #1192696 (stock #BAB-1722)
In an iridescent blue glass, this vase shimmers in shades of purple, green and gold depending on the light. One, lone blue and white flower is slightly raised to the touch with a center of yellow. Vertical streaks in reed-like shapes appear intermittently around the entire circumference. This blown vase is a lovely example of the artist's earlier work. Pontil marks are present and polished. Used for display only, the vessel is in very good condition with ware to the bottom...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1180997 (stock #AZ-OY)
From the 1930's, this finely wrought set of four silver serving pieces is of keepsake quality, lending a handsome Scandinavian flavor to an elegant dining experience. The design features stylized, pierced foliate stems and includes: 9" Serving Spoon, 8 3/4" Meat Fork, 7 3/4" Pastry Server and 6 1/4" Sauce/Gravy Ladle. It's a special set in wonderful condition. No monograms. Signed on each piece: Theo. Olsen s EFTF., Sterling, Norway. Total wt: 8.9 troy ounces.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Pre 1960 item #1180559 (stock #2860-13)
This charming vignette of two Eskimo sled dogs, harnessed to a packed frame sled, depicts an Alaskan scene likely carved in walrus ivory. This detailed carving is well done and is highlighted by a wonderful patina! Size: 6" L x 1 1/4" H x 5/8" D. Excellent, vintage condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1180544 (stock #2860-10)
Representing the Goddess of Mercy, this finely carved ivory figurine of Guan Yin is from an old, estate collection of carvings. Here, she is shown in the sitting position and features fastidious detailing from all points of view. The figurine is displayed on a rosewood stand. Size: 3" H; Base 3/4" H. Excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1177121 (stock #2630-4)
This superbly simple vase is an excellent example of the pattern, which was produced from 1924-1928 under the art direction of Frank Ferrel. Distinguished by its six-panel shape, the 5" pot features a chocolate brown matt glaze with a single orange "bleeding heart" decoration on alternate sides. The interior also displays the orange matt glaze, a lovely contrasting color. Overall, this Rosecraft Hexagon vase is in very fine condition and is a pretty piece of art pottery...
Reported by an astute collector as a "rare find in the US", this fabulous little still life displays five, hand-painted birds perched on a tree branch highlighted with snow. The lid as a miniature canvas presents a delicate, realistic style painting and bears three inscriptions along the lower edge. The interior features the traditional red color. In very good condition, the lacquer box measures 2 3/4" long, 1 1/4" wide, and 7/8" deep. It's a real gem! c. 1970's
The elegance of French, mid-century crystal plays well to the lovers of fine wines--especially those who happen to enjoy decanting with a dash of decadence! From the 1960's this gorgeous decanter features large panel cuts as characteristic of the St. Louis Bristol pattern. Its pristine, unused condition makes it a gift of value for someone special- or yourself. The decanter measures 15" high with the lovely, faceted stopper. Marks: Label, plus the watermark as seen on base...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1980 item #1095061 (stock #241Y-12)
This bronze of a Stuka Dive Bomber at the bottom of the sea is an unusual example of John Battenberg's WWII "flight themed" sculptures. It has a unique design as a plaque sculpture that can sit or hang on a wall. It weighs 32 lbs and measures 17" x 16" x 7" deep to the wing tip. Excellent condition. Signed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Czechoslovakian : Pre 1930 item #1088700 (stock #1055-14)
This graceful example of Czechoslovakian glass rises 9 1/4" with its 6 1/2" diameter bowl and foot decorated in silver. The rich cobalt color is a deep blue. Elegant and simple, the compote is free of chips and cracks with a minor loss of silver. It displays beautifully. Signed: Made in Czechoslovakia.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1087564 (stock #BAB-513)
Produced by Rose Rydings, co-founder of Rozart Pottery, this 9 1/2" pitcher depicts Mark Twain's "Becky Thatcher" as a full, incised character in brightly colored costume. Sprays of blue highlight the spout and base. Twainware is reminiscent of the Weller Dickensware line - great American pottery! Excellent condition. Signed: Rozart, Twain, RR, 1081, C-9-73.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1082120 (stock #2484B-10)
Beautiful Japanese porcelain vase by Koshida.. finely painted with "Wisteria" motif... excellent condition... 8 1/2"H x 4"W at top x 2 1/2" base.....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1082115 (stock #2484-6)
Beautifully painted Japanese covered wedding or tea cup.. signed by artist.. poem painted on the inside.. excellent condition.. 4"H x 2 1/2"W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1082109 (stock #2484)
Beautiful old Kutani vase finely painted in wonderful detail with the "Hyakunin Isshu" motif..meaning "one hundred people one poem". Slight damage on corner of base.. otherwise excellent condition. 14"H x 9"W x 7"D
Kalo handwrought silver serving pieces inscribed August 7, 1920 on handle, signed, 10" long, spoon 2" base, fork 1 1/2" base, very good condition, normal wear.