American Classical silver water pitcher. Faceted body, helmet mouth, and leaf-capped and -wrapped s-scroll handle. Chased leafing scrollwork and flowers surrounding scrolled cartouche. Engraved on front: “Made from silver tankard / brought from Holland by / Jacob Van Valken Burgh / 1746”. A memento from the Van Valkenburgh family, who settled in the Upper Hudson Valley. The names of Old Jacob’s descendants are also listed with birth years ranging from 1810 to 1915...
Victorian sterling silver pitcher. Made by Dominick & Haff in New York in 1894. Ovoid body with chased fruiting grapevines forming 2 irregular frames (vacant). Helmet mouth and raised and round foot with same applied to rims. High-looping branch-form handle. Tall and tactile with succulent bunches. Holds 5 1/2 pints. Fully marked including dated maker’s stamp, retailer’s stamp (JE Caldwell), no. 275, and volume. Very good condition.
Dimensions: 15 1/4 x W 8 1/2 x D 6 in...
A set of five hand decorated polychrome saucer dishes, dating to the 19th century. The colors are vivid and the condition of all five is excellent, with no chips or restoration. They each bear the "fuku" mark, as expected. Each dish measures just over 6" (15cm) in diameter and is approximately 1" (2.5cm) in height.
A Beautiful PAIR OF CHINESE PATE SUR PATE GARDEN STOOLS of barrel form, with floral and butterfly slip decoration, all reserved on a bright blue ground, 19'' H, 12'' D (2)
A very attractive and rare large door lock with a finely engraved plate, late renaissance period, Southern Germany, 16th. century.
Exceptional quality workmanship and a superb floral engraving on the front.
Size: 26 cm. long and 14,5 cm. wide.
Condition: Superb! A very tight lock of great uncorroded metal with a finely maintained greyish and black patina.
Provenance: Danish Private collection of Grethe Pedersen, Ledøje, Denmark, ca. 1950-1997...
Important intact terracotta figure of the semi-nude Aphrodite, lifteing her arms and pulling her locks of hair, Roman, Severan period, late 2nd.-early 3rd. century AD.
A beautiful godess leaning on a collumn and with gown loosely covering her right leg and back. Wonderful elaborate hairstyle of the Severan period.
Size: 18,6 cm.
Condition: Superb! Perfectly preserved.
Ex. Old private collection, aquired before 1980.
A set of Burmese wooden seated disciples, with gilded gold.
Age: Burma, Mandalay Period, 19th Century
Size: Height 17.5 - 18.3 C.M. / Width 9.8 - 11.4 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to their age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.
A wonderful and very rare pair of female spectators seated on a bench raising arms as if applauding, Magna Grecia, ca. 4th. century BC.
Mouldmade in redish pottery (terracotta) with fine details.
Size: c. 14 cm. tall.
Condition: Superb for the type and completely intact, with uncleaned sediments and patina.
Ex. Old private collection, aquired before 1980.
A rare large archaic style pottery figure of a lady with raised arms, Greek, likely South-Italian workshop, ca. 6th.-4th. century BC.
Impressive large mouldmade figure; She has a long neck and small head and is standing with a twist in her hips and slight bend to her left knee. Her arms raised as if she is dancing. Her gown is draped in folds on the front of the figure
Size: c. 22 cm...
A pristine Iron doorhammer in the finest Late Medieval / Gothic style, European 14th.-15th. century.
The hammer head in the shape of a deers head and the horn and shaft finely twisted, the nails for inserting it into a thick wooden door are still finely preserved as well.
Size: 27 cm. total length.
Condition: Superb! Very unusual item for this early period...
George V sterling silver sugar caster. Made by Harrison Bros & Howson in London in 1911. Baluster with applied shell-mounted garland on domed foot with chased imbricated leaf-and-flower border. Cover threaded and domed with vasiform finial and ornamental piercing. Fully marked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 11 troy ounces. #BW523
An unsigned Webb Burmese petal topped vase enameled with the Jules Barbe designed Japanese Berry or Woodbine pattern of 1887. The vase 3 inches tall and in excellent condition.
Unusual Late Chippendale Tea Chest with extensive brass decoration, having a stepped, hinged lid opening to a fitted interior and the whole raised on later bracket feet.
English, circa 1790
9.25" x 6" x 6"
Edwardian sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Frank M. Whiting Co. in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1910. Lobed and oval body on short and scalloped foot. Capped and scroll-mounted high-looping handle. Scrolled helmet mouth with applied rim. Pretty with nice heft. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 2511, and volume (3 1/2 pts). Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 9 1/2 x W 8 1/4 x D 5 in. Heavy weight: 27 troy ounces. #BW526
Pair of fine and elegant French Classical sterling silver 4-light candelabra. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910.
Each: Tapering and fluted shaft applied with 2 ovals (vacant) on raised foot flanked by oak leaves. Raised and stepped foot. Central raised socket on leaf-wrapped and reeded support, and 3 scrolled, reeded, and leaf-capped arms each with reeded arms with leaf and flower under-scroll mounted to leaf-wrapped support. Each arm terminates in single socket...
A White Delft Sauce Boat.
Of silver shape raised on three lion mask pad feet and with a lion mask handle.
Covered in a thick even white glaze.
Possibly German C1745/50.
Length; 18.8 cm.
Condition; minor wear.
Exhibited in the English Ceramic Circle Exhibition 2006, No 17.
As possibly Germanic in origin
A pair of hammered copper and brass planters from the workshops of Benedict Art Studios in Syracuse, New York. Priced individually at $395 and $450.
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Rare English Regency Tea Chest in rosewood, of sarcophagus form with a paneled lid opening to a fitted interior retaining a pair of Anglo-Irish cut glass tea caddies and sugar bowl and original felt lining under the lid, circa 1830.
Cut crystal containers were very expensive at this time, almost as expensive as silver. It is very unusual for tea chests to retain their original crystal fittings.
13" x 6.75" x 8" tall