Excellent old ironstone, red transferware round teapot in the Vista pattern by Mason’s of England. The design is of a castle in the distance and two couples walking past a walled fence. Trees and vines all over. Nice round ball shape. Marked on the bottom: Mason’s (crown) Patent Ironstone China / Vista England, plus an incised “30”. This is an older piece, pre-1930. Measures about 7” across the handle to spout and 6-7/8” tall to the top of the finial. Excellent condition.
Fine antique lap desk with sewing items, in coromandel wood veneer, inlaid with mother-of-pearl, abalone and brass. Hinged top and fold out lower section with a fitted interior of ebonized wood with the original tooled velvet writing slope, compartments for pens, inkwells with silver lids, sewing implements and thimbles (not included), thread/twine holders of mother-of-pearl and bone, a sleeve in the lid to store stationery and two additional divided compartments. Circa 1860...
Lovely wedding photograph. The bride is wearing a stylish floral hat and a triple strand of pearls. This 8x10 B&W photograph is displayed in a fantastic Art Deco cardboard frame. Very much of the period. Photographer was Renee Studios of Chicago. Fine 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.
Interesting pair of carved furniture or architectural pieces. Made of hardwood and appears to have had another piece that inserted into it. Definitely hand carved as the grooves on one side and the smoothed, curved surface on the other exhibit tool marks consistent with the use of hand tools. Painted on one side in shades of dark red, green and orange, although the orange appears to be a later addition. Probably from the early-1900s or late-1800s...
Great little sitting bunny rabbit candy container. Made of paper mache and composition with glass eyes. Marked on bottom: Made in Japan. Excellent color and condition. Measures about 4.75 inches tall.
Great full dress uniform military wedding photo c1950s. Photographer was Thomas D. Quinn of Modesto, California. 8x10 black & white in a cardstock mat presentation folder. The matting has some staining, but the photo is 100% intact.
Nice oval sterling napkin ring with a scrolling cartouche on one side. The other side is marked: Shirley. Made by Wallace & Sons. Marked: Deer Logo / Sterling / 179-2. Weighs approx. 0.55 Troy ounces / 17.2 grams. Measures 3/4 inch wide x 2-1/4 inches long. Excellent condition.
Beautiful set of six sterling silver serving or oval soup spoons with a terrific art nouveau pattern. This pattern is Versailles introduced in 1888 by Gorham Mfg. Co. Spoons measure about 7 inches long and weigh about 1.7 Troy ounces each – total weight of set is about 10.2 Troy ounces. LBW monogram on the back. Excellent condition.
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This is a sparkling vintage colorful Christmas tree pin/brooch. The gold tone tree is decorated with red and green crystal rhinestone ornaments and a red stone in the star topper. Not marked. The brooch measures about 2-1/8 inches tall. Excellent vintage condition. FREE SHIPPING in the USA.
Superb little oval brushed Continental silver frame with a Bakelite easel back. The frame measures about 2 inches tall x 1 1/2 inches wide. Marked on the side of the brushed silver frame: 800/star 336 FI. Excellent condition.
Wonderful souvenir of San Francisco before the Golden Gate Bridge was built. The bowl has a raised image of San Francisco Bay looking out at the sunset through the Golden Gate. The Presidio is on the left and the Bodega lighthouse on the right. The handle of the spoon has a lovely floral design front and back – I do not know the name of the pattern.
Measures about 5 1/8 inches long. Excellent condition. Marked on the back with the Watson flying H logo and Sterling.
This is a Victorian Mourning Watch Fob Locket Pendant with layered onyx on one side and carnelian on the other, all set in 10K gold. The locket was sealed when I got it, but I opened it. Inside is a sealed side with something in it! The other has a picture holder with no picture in it. The “glass” appears to be rock crystal and is broken. Dates from the 1880s.
There is an example of this type of locket on page 200 of Collecting Victorian Jewelry by C. Jeanenne Bell (KP Books ©2004)...
WOW! This is a gorgeous Large Handcrafted Blown Glass Centerpiece Bowl in a mottled lava red glass. It measures about 17 inches in diameter and 3 1/2 inches deep. This artist signed bowl is handmade in Lithuania.
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.
Nice sterling silver souvenir teaspoon from the Hawaiian Islands. HONOLULU on the front of the handle along with an attached Hawaiian Royal seal or coat of arms. Marked on the back: Sterling, plus the logo of Charles M. Robbins as maker. Measures about 5 3/4 inches long. Nice spoon – excellent condition.
Yellow gold ring set with a single solitaire diamond. The diamond is about 0.35 carat, excellent color and clarity. The ring is marked 14K. Total weight is about 0.08 Troy oz (2.7 gm). Measures about size 8 1/2. Excellent condition. Beautiful ring.
Nice old wax seal stamp with a celluloid handle carved with flowers and vines. Measures about 3-1/8 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.