A six inch tray by Towle engraved as an award for shooting. The front is inscribed as follows " 12th Annual United North and South Target Tournament North and South Team Match Pinehurst, N.C. 1930 Won by W.H MILLER". There is also a medallion on the front picturing a hunting dog and rifles and reading " Pinehurst Gun Club Pinehurst, N.C.". The reverse is marked " Lady Diana By Towle" and " Sterling 53300 Patented June 18, 1930".
A stunning miniature cabinet vase by Steuben in their Gold Aurene color, circa 1910-15. The vase has a great form with four pinched in sides and a flared rim. Excellent condition, measuring 2 1/2 in. High. Signed "AURENE HAVILAND & CO" in silver on the bottom. This vase was a special order piece made especially for Haviland & Co. to retail in their stores. Pieces with this signature are are because they were only made for 5 years. Similar pieces and information on the signature ...click for details
An early and rare series toby jug by Royal Doulton of England. This mug depicts in marvelous detail a wealthy English gentleman drinking in a pub. On the reverse is a saying by BURNS that reads "HERE'S A HEALTH TO THEM THAT'S AWA." The colors are crisp and make him appear very life like. Fully signed on the base and in excellent condition. 5 Inches High by 6 in Wide at base. A super addition to any collection.
An early English Sterling Silver double watch chain. The chain is made up of a heavy link that begins up by the T-bar and goes down towards the swivel end. Excellent condition with an overall length of 7 3/4 inches on each half of the chain. In addition, between the two chains there is a place to hang a watch fob. Made by and HALLMARKED "HP" along with a "LION", an "ANCHOR" and a Large "C" in shield shaped hallmarks. These hallmarks indicate the chain was ...click for details
An early English Sterling Silver double watch chain. The chain is made up of a very heavy link that begins up by the T-bar and tapers as it goes down towards the swivel end. Excellent condition with an overall length of 10 inches on each half of the chain. In addition, between the two chains there is a place to hang a watch fob. This chain is long enough to be worn as a necklace if desired. Made by and HALLMARKED "HB & S" along with a "LION", an "ANCHOR" and a s ...click for details
A finely carved Japanese Bone Letter Opener or Page Turner. Measuring 7 in. Long by 1 in. wide and in good condition; a small, very old chip to the edge as seen in photo. One side depicts a man in traditional wardrobe and the reverse shows a woman. Nice patina from age.
A fantastic Art Deco 14kt White Gold, Shell Cameo and Onyx Flip Ring with Diamonds. The filigree mounting is artfully made in a beautiful pattern with small flowers and surrounds the cameo. On one side is a lovely shell cameo depicting a woman in profile wearing a Diamond Necklace. On the reverse is a Black Onyx plaque with a diamond in its center. The wearer may choose which to look at by flipping the center stone and snapping it in place with the hinge and clasp. Excellent condition. Signed wi ...click for details
One of the best Victorian Micro Mosaic pieces I have seen in quite a while. It pictures the Colliseum in Italy and is finely handmade from numerous minute pieces of colored glass. Bezel set in silver and measuring 7/8 in.Long by 5/8 in. Wide. Excellent condition and ready to be set into a piece of fine jewelry.
A beautiful set of twelve Cut Crystal Champagnes by Hawkes. These glasses have hand cut designs on the bowl, stem and foot that were done by the master craftsmen of this New York Company. Hawkes sometimes used Steuben blanks for pieces like these. Each glass is in very good condition, stands 6 in. High by 4 in. Wide and is signed "HAWKES" on the base. One glass has a very small repair on the rim, but is hardly noticeable and fully useable. Overall, a great set of cut glass champagnes r ...click for details
Steuben produced this Art Deco Crystal vase in a Grotesque pattern in the 1920's-1930's. Under the direction of Frederick Carder this American firm made world-class art glass. Very good condition; 9 1/4 in High by 8 1/2 Wide. Similar pieces may be referenced in Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass by Dimitroff.