All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1337642 (stock #7370)
A Finberg Mfg. Co. curb link gold filled man's pocket or vest watch chain from the 1890-1900 era. This 14-5/8" man's accessory has a large springring clasp and a swivel which is stamped FINBERG MFG. CO.. The gold plating on the links is heavy and shines brightly. It is in very good antique condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1336068
David Anthony
A very rare cast iron fireplace tool set with caddy includes tongs, poker, and shovel. The caddy in enameled in black over a white primer, a clue to help dating of the set. The caddy is formed of rectilinear lines with a bird with large plumes in the center. Each of the tools has a ring for either grabbing or hanging. Tool handles have twisted shafts with simple decoration on the squared portions. The tools appear to be hand forged...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1335989
David Anthony
A masterwork of machine age beauty, this Stanley plane features a wood base with metal cutting blade housing, patented April 1892. The globular wood grip is matched by an artfully shaped wood handle. Condition is generally excellent although the handle has a splash of paint. The black paint is 40-50% worn. Even so, this plane is a beauty. Dimension: 9 3/4" l
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1335842
David Anthony
This pewter vessel is most likely a flask of Swiss origin dating to the first quarter of the 19th C. Its unadorned octagonal sides taper gently to a terraced shoulder having an octagonal tier and a rounded one supporting a threaded neck for screwing on the cap, the top of which has an eye for holding a ring. The underside is flat...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1335501 (stock #7338)
A Victorian 3 strand alpaca man's pocket watch chain with an engraved slide from the 1880-1890 era. This 12-1/4" man's accessory has a t-bar and a swivel and the decorative and fancy slide and ends all have hand engraving. The slide has a loop for a fob and a Gothic GB monogram; this chain is made of alpaca (an imitation silver) and it is also known as silveroid, German silver and other names (there is no silver content)...
David Anthony
This 14K gold ladies' pocket watch features highly decorated case with a monogram of B whose enamel face displays Arabic numerals and a second hand. The maker is Hampden around the turn of the 20th C. We apologize for the eclipse of 7 which is obscured by camera lights. This watch a pleasure to behold. Dimension: 1 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1800 item #1333491
David Anthony
This diminutive black basalt wax seal was made by Wedgwood in the late 18th C. as a protest against slavery and features Hercules. The condition is nearly immaculate with no defects to report. The hole at the top was to attach to a lanyard or neck chain or necklace. This item is quite rare and collectible. Dimension: 7/8" h
David Anthony
This 14K gold American Waltham pocket watch has exceptionally fine embossed and chased gold decoration of floral motifs. The face is enamel with Roman numerals. The face is covered by a plastic bezel over over another crystal. Serial number and gold purity stamped on the back. Dimension: 1 1/2"
David Anthony
A fine French mantle clock in the rococo style made of rouge marble with gilded bronze feet and accents, atop which stands a bronze of Joan of Arc by Henri Emile Giraud (1825-92,Fr), and thus signed. The clock works, but has no visible markings. It is in excellent condition and works. It dates to c. 1875. Dimension: 26" h
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1333074 (stock #2A141A)
Chinese carved old Scholar Handle Walking Stick or Cane, with red Lacquer on Wood, Ca. before 1920's, 30" high, 9 1/2" wide for old Scholar, the details of carving is realistic and well done, black lacquer on the half of the stick and changed to Red Lacquer on upper Scholar handle area. The condition is good and strong, some small areas show the bare wood after many years of rubbing by hands.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1331934 (stock #7244)
An Edwardian 14K white and yellow gold rod link watch chain from the 1910 1920 era. It measures 13-1/2" long, the links alternate from elongated diamond shaped in yellow gold with rectangular lined white gold links and it has a swivel and springring clasp. The links are of hollow construction and this fine chain is is stamped 14K on the jump rings and on the inside of the swivel...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1331133
This is a magnificent antique sterling silver coffee set made by Black, Starr & Frost with covered foliate scrollwork motives and intricate raised floral pattern. The set contains of three pieces as coffee pot, creamer, sugar bowl, all beautifully and highly repoussé. This gorgeous three piece set is marked for Black, Starr, & Frost, New York Sterling, visible underneath the set...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1330233
Offered is a spectacular classical Roman oil lamp belonging to the 1st century AD with a pear-shaped body and a broad rounded end that tapers in and then sharply outwards towards where it intersects with a smaller rounded head, depicting the head of a Roman God or Goddess on the handle, in superb condition and exceptional realistic details in the rendering of the face and hair...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1321569
This is a marvelous set of six vintage sterling silver and gilt teaspoons, all beautifully decorated with colorful enamel and placed in a vintage, original, and custom made box decorated with a soft beige velour textile. Each spoon is a work of art with a unique enamel color on the handle...
Impressive late Victorian silver-mounted horn-handled treen walking stick or cane. The horse hoof-form handle over silver collar hallmarked London, 1892, maker's mark indistinct, to a tapering shaft with brass ferrule, 34", (86cm) long. Condition Report; Some tarnishing/wear to silver collar, otherwise good.
Impressive 19th century gilt metal-topped treen walking stick or cane. The mushroom top with a relief mask over entwined serpent, to a tapering shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Missing ferrule.
Fine Victorian horn-handled novelty walking stick or cane. Modelled as the head of a greyhound or whippet, with glass eyes, to a metal collar and rootwood shaft, 33.5", (85cm) long. Condition Report; Later rubber ferrule. Minor losses to top edge of metal collar.