This is a gorgeous and rare antique sterling silver enamel card case made by E. J. Trevitt & Sons depicting beautiful "butterfly dancers" after the artwork of the German sculptor Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss (1882 – 1943).
E.J. Trevitt & Sons or T & S are registered in 1900 in the cities of Chester and Birmingham in England. They lasted until 1935...
This is a stunning early 20th century Chinese silver dragon and sun cigarette case.
This magnificent gold wash case features a dragon beautifully engraved in high relief surrounding the sun.
This cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and interior guards in good shape.
This exquisite antique Chinese silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be solid silver, measures 110 mm x 80 mm x 17 mm and weighs 164 grams.
An Arts & Crafts patinated bronze ink well from the 1900 to 1910 era. This Edwardian writing or desk accessory features green patination with a fine A&C gold stencil on the front above the pen rest. It stands 3-7/8" tall, 3" wide and 4-1/2" deep. It retains its original blown clear glass inkwell or ink pot and it is stamped BENEDICT ADAM VERO 2213 on the bottom...
18th- 19th c English or Colonial Brass Spectacles- Glasses , some number markings no signature. The arms in rough shape but solid.
A staff with carved ivory knob handle in the form of a chick being hatched from an egg, maple shaft, late 19th century. Height 51". We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION **
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-
An unusual folding silver lorgnette with nose pads. In excellent condition including the glass, they come with their original case. Chain is sterling. A very interesting piece for the collector. The lenses measure 1.5" in diameter. Dates circa 1920
Sikes Hydrometer by Husbands and Clarke, Bristol, England in its original mahogany box. 19th century. The Sikes Hydrometer was used to determine the alcohol content of spirits in determining its proof. This set includes a brass float, thermometer, and 10 weights used to measure the specific gravity of the liquid (labeled 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, plus the calibration cap weight)...
Offered is a very scarce, 1870s, Scotland Maker, Long Nose, Mid Spoon, Wood Golf Club with original finish!
This rare, antique, hand-wrought golf club was recently acquired from the estate of a gentleman who had restored and collected golf clubs for 7 decades! His family, while settling his estate, remarked that he had "paid crazy prices for some of his collection!"...
This absolutely wonderful pair of Victorian opera glasses are marked Lemaire Fabt, Paris. They were made in Paris, and date back to about
1880-90. They measure 4” wide and 3” tall when fully extended and were
part of the extravagant Paris opera scene during the Victorian period. What a joy to be able to take them to the opera today. It comes with
leather casing with red velvet lining. Condition is good with age wear to the leather. Shipping is FREE within the U.S.
Boxer Dress Cane-Early 20th Century-A gold-filled boxer with muzzle and collar, ebony shaft and a metal ferrule-H. 1 3/8” x 1 ½”, O.L. 34”
This is a wonderful clock made of bronze and rouge marble depicting a lion pulling a cherub in a chariot over the tomb of Napoleon. It measures 17" long x 17" tall x 6" deep. The only marks I could find on it, which are shown in the photos, are numbers and an award that it won in France. It works beautifully and is in excellent condition.
Lantaka a 18th century cast bronze SWIVEL-CANNON “Rail Gun” or “Deck Cannon” solid bronze beautiful details measuring approximately 36 inches long. These cannon were used by the legendary Malay pirates, with small cannon-balls it was a powerful offensive weapon. Lantakas were manufactured during the 17th and early 18th century in Holland by Dutch East India Company for export to Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines...
Antique English Ebonized Wood Inkstand, in walnut, rectangular with rounded corners, wells for pens and inks, a single shallow drawer and an ebonized carrying handle. Circa 1830-40 (caps to inkwells replaced).
*From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA
Antique Victorian Leather Travel Inkwell, 19th C.
Description: Fine Victorian era leather travel dipping pen inkwell, with depress button, snaps firmly, 1-3/4"H x 1-5/8"W x 3/4"D, excellent condition.
ILLINOIS OPEN FACE 18 Size 11j Circa: 1893. 55mm diameter and 21mm thick. Nickel double hinged back and bezel plain polished original case, full gilt plates, 11j, pendent set to change the time, serial number 1,124,391. No initials anywhere. Clean running and still accurate. Heavy beveled hard rock crystal. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME...
This Victorian walking stick boasts an ivory handle with a seated dog carved in relief. The dog has glass eyes and sits obediently. The handle itself is 4-3/8 x 1-1/4 inches and tops a rosewood shaft and 1-1/4-inch bi-metal tip. Overall length is 35-1/2 inches.
Original patent model for a fruit drier by David Lippy, painted wood and tin, retaining the original patent office tag dated July 4th, 1865, Patent No. 48,570.