The long title page: Kleine Romane und Erzählungen. Von A. F. E. Langbein / Zweites Bandchen.
Publ. Schuppel, Berlin 1814. Small novels and short stories (in German) by August Friedrich Ernst Langbein. Second of two volumes. First edition. 336 pages, but last page is missing. Two engraved images, as shown. 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Condition: Poor. Missing covers and last page. Pages brown, dogeared, minor water damage and some loss to frontispiece. But this is a rare book.
The Extasia pressed glass cameos are made in a small Bavarian village, using original steel molds and techniques unchanged from the 1800s. This plum colored glass cameo has a detailed lady image set in a silver-plated pewter frame with oak leaves and acorns. All the Extasia jewelry are made in Northern California. This is a discontinued piece. Measures about 2 inches each side. Excellent condition.
Beautiful set of six sterling silver 8-piece place settings with lovely rose pattern. This pattern is Wild Rose introduced in 1948 by International Silver. No monograms. We have two sets plus some serving pieces listed for sale...
Fantastic, modernist pendant in sterling with a large carnelian cabochon and a lapis stone. This features a large bale to fit over almost any chain, leather or ribbon necklace. Marked: Sterling. Measures about 1 7/8 inch long including the bale. Excellent condition.
Lovely little miniature book. Full title: MAJ - A Romantic Poem by Karel Hynek Macha with a Portrait of Poe and Biography. Published 1910 by Jindrich Lorenz (Henry Lorens), Trebic, Moravia. Handbound hardcover. 110 pages. 2-1/2 x 2 inches. Binding a little loose. Well-read copy.
This silver fork is hand tooled and has a twisted handle with a bucket and water well at the top. It is a berry fork or butter pick or olive fork or pickle fork or cocktail pick. The figure of the water well is excellently done, with lots of detail and in 3-dimensions with a hanging bucket. The piece is marked on one tine: 900 Argentina. Overall length is 4 1/4 inches. Excellent condition.
This is a lovely pair of round earrings made from tiny Keshi seed pearl beads that are threaded individually onto a gilded brass (or silver) frame. Each earring has two rough polished garnet beads in the center. The round florette of each earring is about 3/4 inch across. Excellent condition.
This is a Beswick Pottery Beatrix Potter storybook figurine of Hunca Munca with her little ones. Approx. 2 1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition – no chips, cracks or repairs. Backstamp is BP3c.
Beautifully chased cigarette Art Nouveau case with gold covered interior. This is Russian silver from the turn of the century. The chased pattern is a very organic pattern with scrolls that look like waves. The top is engraved in Russian with the date 1914. Inside are the Russian kokoshnik hallmarks for 1899-1908 (probably Yakor Lyapunov, St. Petersburg), maker’s mark (looks like) ΦB and 84 zolotniki (0.875 silver content). Measures 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 inches and 5/8-inch thick...
Nice sterling silver ring with a 1cm (3/8-inch) carnelian cabochon surrounded by eight marcasites and bead work. Size is 4-1/4. Marked sterling on the band. Excellent condition.
Very elegant pitcher with flowers and leaves that are hand painted and slip decorated with gold highlights. The pitcher is about 6 3/4 inches tall and 5 inches across. Made by "Victoria" Schmidt & Co, Stará Role, Czech Republic (Altrohlau, Bohemia, Austria). Marked on the bottom with an angel logo and Victoria Carlsbad Austria around it. This mark was used until 1918. Excellent condition, except for some wear to the gold trim on the handle and rim.
This statement piece is a contemporary Native American Indian Navajo jewelry piece ... sterling and coral pendant and necklace. The necklace is made of graduating silver beads. The large slide pendant is made of sterling inlaid with red and angel skin coral. This is the creation of Ray Tracey, contemporary Navajo artist.
The beaded necklace is about 18 inches long, with beaded graduating from 3/8-inch to 5/8-inch in diameter. The pendant is about 2-3/4 by 2-1/2 inches in size...
Gorgeous pair of hand crafted earrings made by Hobe, probably in the late 1950s. Filled with hand-wired glass and plastic beads. Measures about 1 1/4 inches across. Excellent condition.
WOW! This is a large Muffineer (Sugar Shaker or Caster) in a classic octagonal shape with a pierced top. Measures a full 8 1/4 inches tall. The base is marked on the side with the Chester marks indicating sterling made in 1905 by George Nathan and Ridley Hayes silversmiths (GN/RH). The removable top has the sterling and date marks. The piece weighs about 7.2 Troy ounces, or 224 grams. Excellent condition with only a few minor dings and a slight wobble to the foot.
Beautiful set of eleven dinner knives with sterling silver hollow handles and silver plated steel blades. I do not know the pattern, but it is lovely and the art nouveau pattern is different on each side of the handle. Probably introduced around 1900 by Gorham Mfg. Co. Knives measure about 9-1/2 inches long. No monogram. Very good condition, as there are a few pits to the silverplate blades.
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Nice round sterling napkin ring that is decorated all around with repousse and some hand chasing. It is monogrammed: Lottie Dixon / August 30th 99. Marked with British hallmarks: Anchor - Y - Lion Passant – for Birmingham 1899. The maker’s mark is partially obscured by the decoration. Looks like NW, possibly Noah Wright. Weighs approx. 0.99 Troy ounces / 30.8 grams. Measures 1-1/4 inches wide x 1-7/8 inches across. Excellent condition.
Excellent old red ironstone, transferware cranberry or bowl in the Spode’s Tower pattern by Copeland Spode of England. The design is of a castle beyond a bridge over a creek. Trees and flowers all over. Inside rim is decorated with flowers. Marked on the bottom: Copeland Spode’s Tower England in an oval cartouche. This is an older piece, pre-1930. Measures about 5” across the top and 3-1/8” tall. Excellent condition. A waste bowl is a necessary piece to complete any tea set.
Gorgeous set of porcelain salt dips with delicate hand-painted pink gold highlights and blue and gold moriage decoration. The photo shows five pieces, BUT there are only FOUR. While these are unmarked, I think they are Nippon-era Japanese porcelain.
These measure about 1 1/2 inches across and 1 inch tall. Excellent condition.