All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1307384 (stock #docstick2)
Professional walking sticks were designed for professionals such as doctors who wanted to carry a small assortment of medical supplies or tools. This particular cane has a filter on the end that screws off and scents can be added to the small sponge in the chamber. This stick was used for smelling in the sick ward in hospitals. Also, aromatic powders could be inhaled as a method of prevention contagion while treating patients at hospitals as well...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1307244
This is a marvelous antique oriental silver box (most likely from China) with an astonishing silver repoussé and all hammered chased work to form detailed reliefs of birds on the top and each corner. A lovely design of flowers follow this unique highly repoussé silver chasing throughout the box. A nice old patina embellishes the interior and exterior of this box. This exclusive antique silver box from the early 1900s measures 16 cm x 10 cm x 6 cm (6.30" x 4" x 2.36") and weighs 400 grams...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1837 VR item #1307242
This is a marvelous silver box dated 1896 depicting a scene from the Greek mythology illustrating in detail Venus, the Greek goddess and her angels. This antique silver box is large for its kind and era with a beautiful wood work interior and an uneven patina on the back. It is truly a gem for any connoisseur antique collector and Greek mythology passionate. Length 8 1/4 inches - 21 cm Width 3 3/4 inches - 9.5 cm Height 2 3/4 inch - 7 cm Weight 874 grams
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1306825 (stock #BNJfoldLorg)
June Hastings
$150.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1305633 (stock #BNJquilnest3)
June Hastings
$295.00
Circa 1840, English porcelain Staffordshire quill pen holder depicting a confetti coleslaw nest with a dove protecting 2 hatchlings from a snake. The inkwell has one hole for the quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1305304 (stock #BNJquilnest1)
June Hastings
$295.00
English porcelain Staffordshire quill holder featuring a confetti coleslaw nest with 3 spotted eggs, a bird, and a green snake. The inkwell has one hole for a quill and is in excellent condition. Any imperfections are firing flaws, typical of early Staffordshire pieces. Measures about is 2.5" high and 2.75" diameter. Circa 1840.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1837 VR item #1304142 (stock #10554)
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)
Height: 16.5”
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1910 item #1301769 (stock #700519NM985)
This is a beautiful and elegantly simple mantle set consisting of a clock and a pair of urns, commonly called Cassolettes by the French, made by the end of the 19th century. The clock is highlighted by a gilt frame and Roman number with the name "L. Kohly Marseille" on the face and " Bernard Lyon" on the interior works. It included its original key and is in working condition and shines each hour. The pair of cassolettes was usually used as large candle-holders...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1299286 (stock #6parrots)
This is a fantastic walking stick that features 6 small parrots in a row. The parrots are carved from bone and they all have glass eyes. This wonderful stick measures 37" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The handle itself measures 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The ferrule measures 1 1/2" and the collar is 1 1/4". A great stick! You can now buy this painting with Art Money, a service we offer our most valued clients...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1298154 (stock #10646)
EARLY SEA CAPTAIN’s LONG GLASS. Especially nice hand-held telescope made by the London maker T. Lorkin, as beautifully engraved in script near the eyepiece, “T. Lorkin, London, Day or Night.” This fine, olde English example has an early form single draw with wooden barrel and brass fittings. The wooden barrel is turned of a single piece of solid mahogany. The all original four lens optics produce a highly magnified, upright image of surprising clarity...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298045
This is a fine antique Asian, Thai cigarette box depicting a beautiful woman dancer on a fine textured motif. This rare cigarette case is guaranteed to be 95% silver with its silver mark visible on the push bottom. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior strap is present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298043
This fine vintage German Repoussé box depicts a pleasant scene in a village landscape. This box might have been used for cigarettes as well as carrying cards. It has some hairline marks on the reverse. A beautiful spiral pattern is repeated on the reverse with repoussé motives engraved throughout the edges. The cover of the case closes tight. This vintage German box is guaranteed to be silver with an engraving of 800 visible on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298042
This is a rare antique cigarette box depicting three mermaids in super high relief, swimming in a sea landscape with a vine engraving initials of RS in the reverse. This magnificent cigarette case is hallmarked .925, in mint condition with a cover that closes tight. The inner holder is spring loaded. It has a classic form with soft corners, nice throughout patina, and gilt interior. It measures 80 mm x 80 mm x 9 mm and weighs 84 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298041
This is a fine antique Asian, Thai cigarette case depicting in high relief three goddesses dancing in a beautiful textured background. The inverse features a different scene with a healer and his patient. This early 20th century Asian cigarette case is guaranteed to be silver. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior straps are present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298039
This is an exquisite British Art Nouveau solid silver cigarette case with the profile of a woman in floral design. The Vienna Secession was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists, housed in the Vienna Künstlerhaus. This movement included painters, sculptors, and architects. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior straps are present and in good shape. This magnificent piece is fine sterling silver...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298038
This is a rare antique Russian silver cigarette box from the Soviet Russia era featuring a repoussé of three birds and a riffle with a monogram initial of KM on the front. This unique cigarette case is in perfect condition with a cover that closes tight and two straps that are present and in good shape...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298036
This is a gorgeous and rare antique sterling silver enamel card case made by E...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1298030
Offered is a wonderful 1890s antique Imperial Russian cloisonné sterling silver cigarette case/vesta box, depicting in magnificent and colorful enamel artwork an adorable floral design in beautiful shades of medium blue, light blue, turquoise, green, white, and red. The matte gilt interior, push clasp, hallmarked on both sides of the cigarette case are truly breathtaking. This beautiful antique piece is guarantee to be authentic, measuring 112 mm x 72 mm x 14 mm and weighing 156 grams. T...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298013
This is a rare antique cigarette box from circa 1902 embellished with a painted enameled scene depicting three jockeys in a countryside landscape. A tight knit pattern embellishes the front edges as well as the reverse side of this unique cigarette case. This magnificent cigarette case has no dents, damage, or sign of repair with a cover that closes tight. The enamel is in pristine condition with no chips, cracks, or damage. This antique cigarette case is indeed an illustration of a su...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297888
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297887
This is a magnificent Russian silver cigarette case depicting the city of Moscow in early 1900 with a raised and high relief design. The cover of this cigarette box closes tight and the interior guards are present. Some minor hairline marks are visible throughout which are normal for the age of the case. This magnificent piece is in great condition with a superb craftsmanship and guaranteed to be silver. It measures 110 mm x 83 mm x 17 mm and weighs 188 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297885
This a fabulous Victorian cigarette box that has developed patina over time. The exterior of the box shows two cherubs with some marks indicating their age holding symmetrical ropes embracing two flowers. The front of the cigarette box has a bronze look and the back shows an alligator finish. This beautiful Victorian Art Nouveau piece measures 115 mm x 78 mm x 29 mm and weighs about 276 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297884
This is an exquisite Art Nouveau Vienna Secession silver sterling cigarette case with the profile of a woman in floral design. This magnificent composition is duplicated on the reverse as well. The Vienna Secession was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists, housed in the Vienna Künstlerhaus. This movement included painters, sculptors, and architects. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior straps are present and ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297881
This is an exquisite piece from Unger Brothers that has catered to Art Nouveau connoisseurs in America from 1872-1910. The firm advertised as manufacturing jewelers, silversmiths, and glass cutters. They had both a factory and salesroom located in Newark, NJ. This magnificent cigarette case with its elaborate execution is a great illustration of the Unger Brothers craftsmanship. The case is highly monogrammed with two angles warming their hands with the fire. The cover of the box closes...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297880
This is a fine toned Art Nouveau Vienna Secession sterling silver cigarette case with floral design in a classic form and softly rounded corners. This magnificent floral design is duplicated on the reverse as well. The Vienna Secession was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian artists who had resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists, housed in the Vienna Künstlerhaus. This movement included painters, sculptors, and architects. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior st...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297877
This is a fine Russian silver cigarette case with a classic form and softly rounded corners, and gilt interior design. A scenery of three riders with their horses carrying a person is beautifully raised in high relief on the front. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior straps are present. Some minor hairline marks are visible on the reverse side of the case. This stunning Russian silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be solid silver, measures 108 mm x 80 mm x 15 mm and ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1297857
A beautiful raised design of two dancers in high relief surrounded by a floral background embellishes this fine vintage Siam silver cigarette case. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior stretching strap is present and in great shape. There are some minor hairline marks on the back. This vintage Siam piece is sterling silver, in great condition with a superb craftsmanship. This stunning vintage Siam cigarette case measures 110 mm x 84 mm x 9mm and and weighs 112 grams. ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297850
This is a stunning early 20th century Chinese Export silver dragon and sun cigarette case. A beautiful raised design of Chinese dragon in high relief surrounds the sun with a vine engraving initials of BIS in the center. A fine textured motif embellishes the front and the back of this cigarette box. The cover of the box closes tight. This exquisite antique Chinese Export silver cigarette case is guaranteed to be silver, measures 120 mm x 78 mm x 9 mm (15 mm with repoussé) and weig...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1297849
This is a stunning early 20th century hallmarked Russian silver cigarette case with a classic form, softly rounded corners, and gilt interior design. A beautiful profile of a young woman is raised in high relief on the front with a sunshine scenery in the background. The cover of the box closes tight and the interior straps are present. Some minor hairline marks are visible on the reverse side with interior wear. A personalized engraving with the year 1931 embellishes the interior of...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297757
This is a magnificent pair of berry serving spoons from Kirk & Son in beautiful fine repoussé depicting detailed berries, grapes, and flowers with combination of gilt and sterling silver. This unique design is one of the signatures style of Kirk and Son, a silver-maker company founded by Samuel Kirk in Baltimore in 1815. The serving spoons are London 1808 (N) and 1809 (O) from the Victorian era, in perfectly pristine shape and condition with engraved handles. In 1828, Kirk introduced a h...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297755
This is a magnificent pair of sterling silver creamer and sugar bowl by Kirk & Son in beautiful fine floral repoussé depicting Zeus-Ammon with his ram horns on the creamer. This unique repoussé design is one of the signature style of Kirk and Son, a silver-maker company founded by Samuel Kirk in Baltimore in 1815. In 1828, Kirk introduced a highly ornate which he called "Repoussé". Kirk's repoussé also inspired other Baltimore silver maker to create pattern in the same highly ornate sty...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297754
This is a beautiful sterling silver bowl and under dish set by J.E Caldwell & Co. in pristine condition, embellished with highly floral repoussé fine work. What makes this stunning set even more distinctive is that it has belonged to the son (Geoffrey Tower) of Charlemagne Tower, Jr. (April 17, 1848 – February 24, 1923), who was an American businessman, scholar, and diplomat. A few of the highly positions he had held are, minister to Austria-Hungary from April 1, 1897–February 9, 1899, Uni...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297753
This is a magnificent sterling silver serving spoon from Kirk & Son in beautiful fine repoussé depicting detailed berries, grapes, and flowers throughout. This unique design is one of the signatures style of Kirk and Son, a silver-maker company founded by Samuel Kirk in Baltimore in 1815. In 1828, Kirk introduced a highly ornate which he called "Repoussé". Kirk's repoussé also inspired other Baltimore silver maker to create pattern in the same highly ornate style. It was largely due to Sa...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297752
This is a magnificent set of six sterling silver gilt knives beautifully placed in a stylish original box decorated with a deep royal blue satin textile. Each knife has two parts of sterling silver and gilt adding more to the uniqueness of this distinctive knife set from Ernst Wage Juwelier based in Hamburg, Germany. This splendid sterling silver gilt knife set from 1850 is indeed a one-of-a-kind addition to your vintage sterling silver collection. Length of each knife - 5 1/4 inches ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297751
This is a magnificent set of six sterling silver gilt teaspoons from Finland, all beautifully placed in a stylish original box decorated with a bright royal blue satin textile. Each spoon is a work of art with unique handwork on the handle. This splendid sterling silver gilt teaspoon set is indeed a special addition to your antique sterling silver collection. Length of one spoon - 4 1/4 inches - 11cm Weight of one spoon - 8 grams
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1297673
This majestic set of eighteen sterling silver and gilt spoons consists of twelve teaspoons and six sugar spoons, all beautifully placed in a stylish original box decorated with a bright red satin textile. Each spoon has two parts of sterling silver and gilt adding more to the uniqueness of this extravaganza set. Whiting Mfg. Co. of New York traces its roots to 1840. The firm was a major manufacturer of both sterling hollowware and sterling flatware. In 1924 Whiting was purchased by the Gorha...