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.
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...
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.
Nice brooch with a Scottish thistle design motif. The silver colored brooch has three faux Scottish agate cabochons. This is a souvenir pin, not a real penannular. About 1-5/8 inches across. Not marked. Excellent condition
Lovely hand painted blue corn flower pin with green leaves and clear and blue rhinestone crystals. This is a pot metal brooch with a fur pin clip on the back. Unsigned Coro design. Measures about 2 1/8 inches tall. The piece has a minor amount of paint loss on the edges, which is excellent condition for this type of cold painted brooch.
Nice round sterling napkin ring with an empty cartouche with leaves and flowers on one side. The other side is monogrammed: AB. Marked: Sterling / 22. Weighs approx. 0.405 Troy ounces / 12.7 grams. Measures 1-1/8 inches wide x 1-1/2 inches across. Excellent condition.
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.
Fabulous late-Victorian or Edwardian pansy brooch. This is masterfully handmade in 14k gold. The Art Nouveau pansies are individually hand enamelled, each having a small, 3/16 carat mine cut diamond in the middle. The pansies are about 7/8 inch across. The brooch is about 3 1/2 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches across. It has a maker's mark on the back: K-A, with the K reversed/backwards.
It weighs about 0.8 Troy ounces (25 grams). The pin clasp has a ball hinge and an old safety catch...
This is a Beswick Pottery Beatrix Potter storybook figurine of Mrs Flopsy Bunny. Approx. 4 inches tall. Excellent condition – no chips, cracks or repairs. Backstamp is BP3b.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...
Very nice petit point circle pin/pendant made in silver and turquoise. Signed on the back: Mahkee Zuni. Measures 1 1/8 inch across. Excellent condition.
This is a silver plate Daffodil Bouillon Spoon by Wallace Silversmiths from the early 1900s. The pattern was a multi-motif floral that was introduced in 1902. Beautifully designed both front and back, as shown in the photos. Marked: “1835 R. Wallace / Pat. 1902.” Measures about 4 3/4” long with a round bowl. Beautifully made and in excellent condition.
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.
Fantastic early micromosaic with an 800 silver setting and twisted silver wire separators in the mosaic. The mosaics are arranged in a very geometric pattern with delicate flowers. Marked on the back: 800 Made in Italy. Measures about 2-3/8 x 5/16 inches. Excellent condition with no missing tesserae.