Superb and delicate 1920s Wachenheimer sterling silver necklace. The pendant part is made up of three onyx rectangles separated by two sterling and marcasites pieces. The sterling silver chain is about 17 inches. Marked Wachenheimer on the back. While the name sounds German, the company is from Rhode Island. They are known for their fabulous art deco jewelry. While there is no silver mark, it is guaranteed to be sterling. 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.
This berry or strawberry fork was introduced by Frank M. Whiting in 1894. It is a delicate three-tined fork, beautifully decorated on both sides. Marked on the back: Pat’d Feb.13, ’94 / Sterling / F. Whiting logo. Overall length is 4 7/8 inches. Excellent condition.
Christine Charter Moorhead makes these fantastic and whimsical altered art pins in solder framed shadow boxes. She uses found objects, fragments of paper and fabric, and a variety of doo-dads. This pin features a pair of copper cats-eye glasses and letter C. The caption says, “Change your shoes Change your life.” The box frame is copper with a light layer of silver solder. This is a contemporary artist piece. It measures about 2 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches x 1/4 inch.
Beautiful set of six sterling silver 5-piece place settings with an intricate pierced handle pattern. This pattern is Rose Point introduced in 1934 by Wallace and is hard to find. No monograms. We have two sets listed for sale...
This repouse nut cup was made by William Devenport, Northwood Street, Birmingham 1913. The silver is rather thin and formed to shape. The rim is loaded with Art Nouveau scrolls entwined around the piece. The side bears the hallmarks indicating Birmingham 1913 and the maker’s mark – W.D – for William Devenport. The nut cup or bowl is about 2 3/4 inches long, 1 3/4 inches wide and 1 inch deep. Condition is excellent.
The Prince of the Realm is a lovely little book with an inspirational tale about a farmer. First Edition. 4.5x7.5 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Lincoln and Smith Press, Boston, for Davis and Bond, Boston, copyright 1912. The covers are cardstock. The book has 40 pages and comes in a matching envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread. Unusual and hard to find original book.
Fabulous Mid-Century Modern bow brooch with a large blue crystal in the center. Marked Coro Sterling Craft (mid-1940s), and the metal is covered with a coppery gold wash. Measures approx. 3 inches wide. Excellent condition.
This is a long, flat sterling silver napkin ring by G. H. French & Co. of Attlboro, Mass., c1925. Monogrammed: LO. Marked: GHF logo / Sterling. Measures about 3/4 inch wide x 2-5/8 inches long and weighs about 0.88 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
Nice tall silver plated baby’s cup with chased flowers on both sides and monogrammed Benny. No maker’s mark or quality mark, but looks like quad-plate silver. The bottom is marked: 11. Measures about 3 inches tall and 2.5 inches across. Very good condition, with some tarnish and a couple of dents to the foot and rim.
This crystal vanity bottle has a pattern of cut panels and ribbing. The crystal jar is about 2-1/2 inches across and 2 inches tall. The sterling silver lid has a wonderful scrolling repousse design with a monogram. The lid just pushes on with a snug fit. Marked: Whiting Silver Mfg. Co. lion logo + Sterling/Pat 1893 + 3905/113 + 925/1000 Fine. Excellent condition.
The Frick Collection, Volume 8, Potteries and Porcelains. Publ. The Frick Art Reference Library, New York 1955. Red Cloth Boards; no dust jacket. Book Condition is excellent. First Edition. Elephant Folio 18 x 13.5 inches.
This is a high quality catalog of the Frick Collection of pottery and porcelain from 1955. Forward by Walter Read Hovey and Introduction by Sir Osbert Sidwell. 45 + pages plus 53 plates, each with a separate page of description...
Nicely made hollow handled lemon fork. The handle is sterling but the fork end appears to be heavy silver plate. This is an unusual piece. Overall length is 6 inches. Marked: Sterling. Very good condition, with minor dents in the handle and some wear to the back of the fork.
Nice Victorian bar pin with an old style hinge and early safety clasp. The metal is gold-filled base metal or silver. The pin has 15 seed pearls on the front on a slightly crescent shaped bar. Marked on the back with a logo that I do not recognize (see photo). Measures about 1 1/2 inches long and 1/8 inch wide. Excellent condition.
Nice pair of gold-filled cufflinks with an incised monogram on the oval buttons. The monogram is: MMI or MMQ (I think). The oval tops measure about 3/8 x 3/4 inch. Excellent condition.
Victorian wedding photo from the San Francisco Bay Area about 1900. The bride is wearing a stylish hat and a strand of pearls. The back is annotated: Vincent and Jenny Romero. This is a black & white print … although is actually brown and white indicating a print process from long ago. Print size is 6 x 8 inches. Fine condition.
This is a mid-1900s mechanical pencil. There is advertising on the side in gold lettering on the black plastic barrel: Packard Bell – PhoneOCord / The West’s Largest Selling Radio. There is no indication of who made this pencil. It operates by twisting the bottom end to extend the lead for use. The pencil measures about 5 inches. Excellent condition.
Wonderful late 19th century English brown transferware 5-3/4" plate in the Madras pattern by William Brownfield & Sons. The central area of the plate depicts a fancy pagoda on the banks of a river. In the foreground there are three figures under a tree. The border has sprays of flowers and pagodas. The piece is marked on the backside: Madras / W.B.&S. Excellent condition.