An Original Painted Cast Metal Radiator Cap Whirligig circa 1915. Figure measures about 8" tall and originally fit on top of the car's radiator cap, swivels on base and the arms swing. Now mounted on a piece of wood for display. Great item.
From the Southeastern US, a Salesman's Sample of Louvers to ventilate Tobacco Barns. A Great Folk Art Display, measures about 15 3/4" by 23" by 3". Brass knob is patented January 24, 1860. One louver is slightly detached and knob does not adjust louvers as it did originally. You probably will not see another.
A Fine Arts & Crafts Copper Silent Butler from the workshops of Dirk Van Erp in San Francisco. Applied decorative initials "E G W". Measures about 7 1/4" across, about 10 1/2" to end of handle. Very good condition, with some verdigris near the loop handle. Signed on bottom as shown. Nice example.
A fine pair of Arts & Crafts Pewter Candleholders by the noted Chicago Metalsmith, Julius O. Randahl. Signed as shown. Each measuring about 13" long and 6" at their tallest. These are pictured in the book "Chicago Metalsmiths" by Sharon Darling, as shown. Very good condition.
A Rare and Wonderful Piece of Hand Wrought Silver from the Boston Arts & Crafts Silversmith, Elizabeth Copeland. This was in the 1914 Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, see attached photo from Fine Arts Journal, November 1914. Signed "E C" on bottom. Measures about 3" tall and 5 1/2" across.
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A Fine Hand Wrought Arts & Crafts Copper over wood box from the workshops of John Pearson. Signed with his JP mark and dated 1902. Measures about 6 3/4 wide, 4 1/2" deep, and 2 3/4" tall. Fine original patina, shows some wear and scratches.
This Smoker's Stand made by Lakeside Craft Shops measures about 21 1/2" tall. Also has its partial store label for F. S. Kelly Furniture in Duluth, Minnesota. Original finish. Nice accent piece. Tray probably a replacement, pipe included if you want it.
A Fine Hammered Sterling Silver Encased Cigar Cutter. Overall this measures about 6" long, the layer of silver applied to each side measures about 4 1/4" long. Cigar cutter is marked Germany, American made hammered silver is hallmarked as shown. An unusual find.
An Arts & Crafts Mission Oak taboret or small table. Table is about 16" tall, top measures about 14" square. Appears to have been refinished at some time. Nice simple form with splayed legs and arched apron.
A Pair of Brass or Bronze Candlesticks signed by the maker "Spencer". Similar in style to the work of Robert Jarvie in Chicago. Each weigh over two pounds each. Measure about 8 1/4" tall, 5" across base. Very good condition and quality.
A Fine and Rare Matte Green Pottery Pitcher from William Jervis at his Craven Pottery. This would have been made in Ohio between 1905-08. Fine condition and measuring about 4" tall, 4 3/4" across at its widest.
A Fine Arts & Crafts Hammered Copper Handel Lamp. Measures about 12" to top of socket, 6 1/2" across base. Comes with recent mica shade. Signed on base "Handel" and "5277".
A Fine and Interesting Arrowhead Shaped Tray from the workshop of Albert Berry in Seattle. Measures about 13" by 9 1/4". Signed on bottom as shown. Quite nice and rare.
Rare Art Pottery from Ralph Radcliffe-Whitehead and Jane Byrd Whitehead at their White Pines Pottery, Byrdcliffe, Woodstock, New York. Measures about 3" tall, 3 1/4" across. Signed as shown with WP, winged arrow and code number. Nice example.
A Find. Rare Arts & Crafts Hand Wrought Iron Candlestick from the Arden Craft Shop in Delaware. Measures about 8 3/4" tall. Unsigned. Last photo for reference, of the one other known example, showing its signature.
An Interesting Piece of Northwest Coast Tlingit Craftwork. Circa 1900 Hammered Copper, Silver, and Brass (& Gold (?) at junction) Potlatch Spoon, Measures about 11 3/4" long, great example.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1129366 (stock #p605)
A Fine High Glaze Trivet from Newcomb College. Quite early, probably circa 1901. Marks on back include NC for Newcomb College, JM for the potter, Joseph Meyer, H J for the decorator, Harriet Joor. Other marks are U for the white clay, P in a shield and a couple of other marks under the glaze that can not be deciphered. Measures about 5 7/8" across. Shows some roughness and flakes to the edge. Rare and unique.
A Fine Pair of English Silver Plate Corinthian Candlesticks hallmarked by Roberts & Slater circa 1845. Measure about 12 1/2" tall. Great quality and look.