A Scottish wood travelling tobacco or pipe box, wonderfully and fulsomely decorated with penwork. The scene on the top shows two older men arguing or bargaining, in front of what appear to be farm buildings. Under this is "And test Me nhow auld boy" followed by the initials HC. The sides and bottom of the box are decorated with finely drawn rows of leaves...
Antique Federal era split column mirror looking glass, with original gold leaf and ebonized finish, and boasting an upper gilded relief panel of foliage in a basket. Early 19th century. Size: 31 inches ht. x 16 inches width.
Very good condition, no damage or repairs. Antique Victorian Oval Gold/Gilt Picture Frame, 8" X 10" Rabbet. Typical age related darkening of the surface. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 50BX80
Excellent original condition, Antique Victorian Oval Walnut Picture Frame with Brass Fillet 8" X 10" Rabbet
( Opening at the back of the frame), 12 3/4" X 14 3/4" Overall, 1 3/4" Frame Depth, 2 3/4" Frame Width, 7" X 9" Sight Size ( opening at the front of the frame). ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 23BX80
Antique Victorian Oval Walnut Picture Frame, with gilded fillet, circa 1860, 12 1/2" X 14 3/4" Overall Dimension, 1 3/4" in Depth, 2 7/8" Frame width, 8" X 10" Oval Opening at the Rear, 7" X 9" Sight Size ( opening at the front). ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** 40BX80
Exceptional Oval Walnut Victorian Shadow Box frame with Glass, Original Green Velvet Mat and Brass and Copper Fillets. The frame has an unusual feature that allows easy access to the rear of the frame for adding a photo. PLEASE SEE PHOTOS.
10" X 12" Overall Dimensions, 2 3/4" Overall Depth (including the photo housing at the rear), 5 3/4" X 7 5/8" Sight dimensions, 6 1/4" X 8 1/4" space at the rear for the glass.
All joints are tight, two original gilded fillets have slight slight age wear...
Flame Mahogany Veneer Ogee Mirror, American Empire, circa 1830-1840. In very good condition. The surface is clean and attractive. There is newer glass in excellent condition. There are two tiny veneer losses at the base. Overall Dimensions: 20 1/2" X 28 3/4", glass size: 11 1/2" X 19 3/4". ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED **. 57BX
I am offering this pretty much as an antique collectable frame (rabbet 15" by 11 1/2", about 17" by 13 1/2" if you were inclined to try to remove what looks like an inner frame). It probably dates to about 1880. For many years it has housed a chromolithograph of sailing craft, "Coming Into Port", by the American luminist marine artist George Curtis (1826-1881). The chromo is on canvas, bearing the stamp of publishers Colton, Zahm & Roberts of New York...
A gorgeous antique expandable book shelf or book ends made of very solid gold plated metal featuring a lovely Grecian golden goddess type female figure on either end using her watering can over flowers. The imagery is very detailed and just lovely, and you see that her gown is draped and opened with her bosom exposed...
A lovely little token from France during what is known as the 'Grand Tour' where the newly wealthy would purchase items as remembrance souvenirs from their travels. Here is quite a little bon bon box, all hand made of cardboard with little embellishments on the corners and surround, the original Dresden paper still inside the box and even on the lid with additional fancy paper detailing...
Lignum vitae seal box with screw thread, complete with lacquer seal and – most unusual – the corresponding agate intaglio with a family crest. Georgian, c 1810-20, with the seal engraver’s label, H. Lowe of Lambs Conduit, London. Diameter "1¼ / 3.3 cm. Condition: a dent to the border of the lid (the screw thread still works).
An Antique Rosewood Picture Frame with original Gilded Fillet, 18 3/8" X 15" Overall Dimensions, 13 5/8" X 10 1/4" Sight Size, 14 1/2" X 11 1/8" Rabbet Dimensions ( the opening at the rear). 1 7/8" Frame Depth, 2 3/8" Frame width. Excellent condition, all joints are tight, original gold leaf fillet, slight surface wear. Makes an excellent mirror frame. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED ** TB56BX59
**DUE TO THE FRAGILE NATURE OF THIS ITEM, I CAN SELL ONLY TO A LOCAL BUYER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA** Antique American mirror, 34" by 23" overall, the mirror itself 25 1/2" by 14", in gilt wood with ornate designs like a cornucopia basket in the corners, and a turned balustrade vertical element. The reverse side shows a beveled wood back and heavy duty hook for hanging...
Extremely rare English wooden tea caddy, Georgian, early 1800’s in the form of a cottage.
Stunningly beautiful and rare to find, this wonderful tea caddy is wooden and all original. It has wonderful painted lattice windows and little front door with pitched roof/porch. There are two more windows on either side of the house.
There are two dorma windows in the attic and also a chimney...
Size: 16¼” x 13¼”
Lacquer-imitation black and red frame with contemporary mirror glass inside, English, early 19th c.
The decoration features typical Chinoiserie scenes of plants, people and boats.
Excellent condition, consistent with age.
Size: 8” x 18½” x 2½”
Turtleback bellows with original green and ochre painted decoration of two-handled compote and leaves. Leather is fully replaced, and the bellows are in working order.
Excellent condition, consistent with age and wear.
Oval brass 3” length with lipped cover and attractive independent hinge. See Neumann p.254 for several variations. Finely made. A couple of tiny dents to the lid as expected. Used in the pocket or on a table top as needed.
C.1790-1810. Circular, 3” diameter, black japanned papier-mâché. The cover with a picture of Life in London, depicting two handsomely dressed men sitting at a table with a lady, a cup of tea on the table and another gentleman behind. In the background is a dressing screen with figures of women of fashion. The form of the box corresponds to the pockets of men’s waistcoats of the period. Some chips as shown.