Loetz produced this fabulous vase in Cobalt Papillion, circa 1905. The oil spot finish on this vase is done elegantly with gold, green and blue iridescence. Measuring 6 1/2 in. High by 4 in. Wide the vase has a flared rim and four pinched in sides. Excellent condition with a polished pontil and fire polished rim. See www.loetz.com and Bohmisches Glas by Ricke for references on the Loetz Company and its decors.
This Art Deco vase was made by Steuben, in the 1920's, in their Bristol Yellow color. It has a rectangular shape with beveled corners and a lovely diagonal optic ribbed pattern. Very good condition with light wear appropriate to its age. 7 1/4 in. High by 4 in. Wide. Signed on the bottom with the Steuben Fleur de Lis acid etch signature.
Tiffany & Co. produced this sterling Silver Flatware service in the “PERSIAN PATTERN”, circa 1900. This set is a six piece service for twelve and comes in the original Suede lined Oak box by Tiffany. The box is decorated with Bronze hardware that is signed by "Tiffany & Co.". A plaque that reads "Tiffany & Co. Silversmiths" also adorns the interior of the chest. The flatware consists of the following: (12) Eight in. Dinner Forks; (12) 7 1/4 in. Lunch Forks; (12) ...click for details
An exquisite Sterling Silver Pin Cushion made by Tiffany & Co. Makers. Standing 2 1/2 in. High by 3 1/4 in. Wide this pin cushion is covered in red velvet and crowned by a Sterling Cherub holding a branch full of fruit. Excellent condition and marked "Tiffany & Co Makers Sterling Silver 23647 L".
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.
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.
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