This is a fantastic gold tone powder compact with a map of the Island of Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. It is a souvenir piece from the 1950s. Excellent condition. Measures about 3 1/4 inches square and 1/4 inch thick.
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.
Incredible Mid-Century Modern flower pendant. The pendant and chain are gold-filled. The bale is marked A&Z 1/20 12KGF. The flower pendant is marked Pat. 130141 and Design Pat’d. The bale and copper chain were made by A&Z Chain Co., while the pendant was made and patented by Carl-Art. The piece is from the early 1940s. The pendant measures approx. 1-5/8 inches including the bale and the chain is 18 inches long. Excellent condition.
This is a wonderful, modern pin depicting a seated lady in a cutout silhouette. Sterling silver - marked 925. Measures about 2 13/16 x 2 3/16 inches and weighs about 0.69 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
Beautifully carved Victorian pink coral cameo stickpin. The carving is in a relatively high relief. The pin is and setting are gold-filled. The pin is not marked. The oval cameo setting measures about 5/8-inch long and the pin is 2 1/2 inches long overall. Excellent condition.
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.
This is a super SEAL PLANTER or LAMP BASE in a Classic Arts & Crafts Matte Green Glaze. There is a hole in the snout/nose that was probably for making this into a lamp. I do not know who made this, possibly Francoma, but it is a really cool piece of art pottery. The base measures about 3 7/8” x 6 1/4”, and the seal is about 6 1/4” tall. One repair to the planter rim (see pic), otherwise very good condition – no other chips, cracks or repairs.
This is a fantastic vintage colorful Christmas tree pin/brooch. The gold tone tree has decorative wire-work and is decorated with colorful crystal rhinestone ornaments. Marked ©Brooks on the base. The brooch measures about 2-1/4 inches tall. Excellent vintage condition. FREE SHIPPING in the USA.
Nice old wax seal stamp with a fantastic ivory-colored enamel handle. The top and barrel of the handle are decorated with a snake motif. Measures about 3-3/4 inches tall. This is the handle only as the stamp is blank, so you would have to add one for yourself. Excellent condition.
The Song of Our Syrian Guest by William Allen Knight, illustrated by Harold Sichel. 4.25x7.25 inches. The book is printed on heavy, high quality, watermarked paper using arts and crafts printing methods by The Pilgrim Press, Boston-New York-Chicago, last copyright 1906. The covers are cardstock and are decorated in black and gold ink. The book has 40 pages, is bound using cord and comes in a matching marbled envelope. Excellent condition, virtually unread, although the envelope has minor tears...
Carved wooden statue of an angel in robes holding a lid-form object. Condition: one broken arm, missing wings, losses to most of the paint and some insect damage at the base. Height: approx. 13 inches. Probably late 1800s.
This is an early 1900s sterling silver mechanical pencil. It operates by twisting the pencil end to extend the lead for use. The pencil has a top ring for attaching the pencil to a chain or chatelaine. The barrel has engine turned detail. The pencil end is marked: Sterling. The pencil measures about 2 5/8 inches. Excellent condition.
This beautiful pin and clip earrings set by Weiss has a combination of prong set crystal baguettes, cabochons and rounds, and a single lucite cabochon. Colors of black, gray and amber, some with aurora borealis. Gold tone setting. All pieces are marked WEISS. The brooch measures about 2-1/2 x 2 inches and the earrings 7/8 inch tall. Excellent condition.
A delightful 19th century children's game based on Daniel Defoe's classic book Robinson Crusoe. This game entitled "Robinson Crusoe and His Man Friday" has 28 of the original 30 cards (cards are 2.25x3.25 inches) each with etched, hand-colored images of Robinson Crusoe, his man Friday and a host of plant life, animals and objects that might be found on Crusoe's island. The cards are in fine condition, showing just a hint of age.
Research dates this game to 1845...
Yellow gold ring set with 21 small single cut diamonds in a floral setting. The diamonds are about 0.3-0.4 carat total (estimated). The ring is marked 14K. Total weight is about 0.06 Troy oz (1.8 gms). Measures about size 6 1/2. Excellent condition. The ring is marked 14K and J in a triangle. Total weight is about 0.115 Troy oz (3.58 gms). Measures about size 7 1/4. Excellent condition. Beautifully crafted ring.
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...
Chrysoprase cabochon carved to the detail of a scarab. The glass scarab is carved both top and bottom. The rose gold setting is not marked and is probably gold-filled or plated. Measures about 3/4-inch tall. Excellent condition.
Fantastic early micromosaic with a gilt brass bezel. Marked simply: Gilt. Measures about 2-3/8 x 1/2 inches. Excellent condition with no missing tesserae.