Antique and Estate Jewelry and Sterling Silver from Vintages of Los Gatos
Vintages specializes in Estate Jewelry, Estate Silver, Sewing Collectibles, Perfume Bottles and Vanity Accessories. We buy collections and will often have several items of interest from other specialties as well.

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1095763 (stock #14066)
Beautifully painted scrimshaw battle scene with soldiers on horseback. Executed on a thin piece of bone on a board backing hand decorated with ink and gold trim. The frame is Persian inlaid wood. There is a paper card on the back that indicates the date 5/17/88, which I believe is the date the painting was framed, not the date of the scrimshaw painting itself, which I believe to be older.

Measurements: Frame 6 x 3 1/2 inches...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #924496 (stock #54050)
Lovely miniature hand painted portrait of a lady. Appears to be oil on ivorine and is signed (although the signature is not legible to me). The lady has beautiful blue eyes and curly brown hair. She is holding a pink rose.

The oval frame, which has a ring hanger on the back, is gold gilt brass. There is a blue and silver label on the back with a logo and C. Frederick Faude.

This is probably French or Italian from the early 1900s and was sold as a gallery piece for tourists...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1950 item #798676 (stock #88034)
This is a set of drawings on paper depicting traditional dress in Central and Eastern Europe. Drawn and painted by Maria A. Braun (Brown), Austria-Linz, in 1948-1950. Media include pencil and ink drawings, colored with watercolor and/or gouache and colored ink. Each drawing is signed in pencil on the front in a little inset drawing of hills, villages or flowers. Also signed on the backs, always with the name of the region and typically (but not all) with: Made in Austria-Linz / By: M. A...