Silver cross set with eleven (11) round facet cut deep purple amethysts. The piece is not marked. The cross measures about 1 1/4 x 3/4 inches. Excellent condition.
Lovely ring set with three rows of facet cut amethysts in a 14k gold setting. The ring has two rows of five square cut amethysts and a center row of five round cut amethysts. The stones all have nice violet color. The piece is marked: 14K / ??. Ring size is 7 1/4 and the total weight is 0.14 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
Nice round pendant locket with painted roses on white porcelain. Has space for two photos with original glass and retainer rings. It is quite deep behind the photo grids. Marked: Jomae Original. Measures 1 3/4 diameter, not including the bale, and 5/8 inch thick. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful figure of a girl dressed in a red checkered party dress and hat. She is made out of paper, cellophane for the bow around her neck, what looks like Life-Savers for her body and is standing on a cardboard base. The face is hand painted. An excellent example of one-of-a-kind, home made folk art. She is about 5 inches tall. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful bridesmaid figure, dressed in creamy off-white, made out of crepe paper, tulle/lace, ribbon, pipe cleaners and cardboard holding a bouquet of flowers made from a bunch of vintage flower stamens. An excellent example of one-of-a-kind, home made folk art. The bridesmaid is about 6 1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful little seated child or toddler figure made out of crepe paper and cardboard. The face is hand painted. An excellent example of one-of-a-kind, home made folk art. The angel is about 1 5/8 inches tall. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful little baby figure laying on its back made out of crepe paper and cardboard. The face is hand painted. An excellent example of one-of-a-kind, home made folk art. The angel is about 2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Superb Art Deco silver case for holding calling cards or ivory note cards - or one collector told me it was a match holder. It has a ring that would allow it to hang from a chain or chatelaine. The case is inlaid with 14k gold and is coated with gold on the inside as well. Made by James E. Blake. Marked inside: Sterling (logo) 8451-1/2 14KT. Engraved on the front with the date 1918; on the back with initials AEM. Measures 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches and 1/4-inch thick. Excellent condition.
Fabulous Pre-WWII Eisenberg brooch in the shape of a large bow with large Swarovski crystals. The pin is marked Eisenberg Original on the back with the number 5 in a circle (which is the stone setter’s mark). The metal is a plated pot metal and is quite heavy, as these normally are. Measures about 3 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition, although two of the crystals show a bit of cloudiness.
Beautiful bow shaped pendant in 14k gold with a substantial garnet (4.5 x 6.4 mm). The pin is not marked, but tests as14k gold. Total weight is 0.165 Troy oz (5.2 gms). Measures about 7/8 inch across. Excellent condition.
Beautiful Late-Victorian Bar pin with a nicely hand chased pattern in the gold and a substantial garnet solitaire (8.5 mm). The pin is marked 14k on the clasp. Total weight is 0.105 Troy oz (3.4 gms). The clasp and hinge are c1895 era, dating this piece to that time. Measures about 2 1/4 inches long. Excellent condition.
The long title page: The Philadelphia Vocabulary English and Latin: Put Into a New Method Proper to Acquaint the Learner with Things as Well as Pure Latin Words. Adorned with Twenty-Six Pictures. For the Use of Schools. By James Greenwood, Author of the English Grammar, and Late Sur-Master of St. Paul's School.
Publ. M. Carey, Philadelphia 1806 / Alexander & Phillips, Printers, Carlisle 1806. Rare book. 123 + vii pages (but missing title page - I have copied that page from an online book F...
The long title page: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Recent and Living Painters and Engravers by Henry Ottley
Publ. Chatto and Windus, London 1875. First Edition. Decorated cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. 184 + vi pages. A Supplement issued fourteen years after the publication of the New Edition of Bryan’s Dictionary of Painters and Engravers. 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Very good condition, with some sun fading to the spine.
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 long title page: Q. Horatii Flacci Carmina Expurgata / Accuratis notis ac appendice de diis et heroibus poeticis illustravit / Josephus Juvencius / Editio prioribus auctior et emendatior
Latin ecclesiastical verse with some illustrations. This copy from: Angers, de l'imprimerie des freres mame. 1807.
Leather bound. 7 x 4 inches. 410 + xxx pages. Fair condition, having damage to the leather cover, browning and creases to most pages, minor annotations, torn title page, and missing ...
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. All plates and descriptions are printed on...
The World of Currier & Ives edited by Roy King and Burke Davis. Publ. Bonanza Books, New York, 1987. Hard Cover oblong folio. Book Condition is Fine (bumped corners); Dust Jacket is Good (minor tears). Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Folio 14 1/2 x 19 inches. 140 page collection of prints of Currier and Ives lithographs from the Roy King collection. Includes introduction, a section on collecting and buying prints, a selected list of 200 Currier and Ives prints with values. O...
Corinne ou Italie, par Mme La Baronne de Stael. Nouvelle Edition revue et corrigee. Tome Second. Published by: Chez Treuttel et Wuetz, Libraires Paris, 1833. Leather covers. 491 pages. Book and cover condition: fair to good. Foxing and browning throughout, leather cover torn at spine and worn on corners. Generally tight, but does have a number of loose pages in the middle. Some old annotations. 6 3/4 x 4 1/8 inches.