All Items : Archives : Pre 1920 item #388846 (stock #tiger490)
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Bronze Articulated Lobster Signed, circa 1920

The lobster is 5 inches (13 cm) tall, and 13 inches (33 cm) in length with antenna out, or 7 inches (18 cm) with antenna swing back, and 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide.

It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks, except slightly bent antenna and legs (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Archives : Pre 1920 item #388840 (stock #cg007)
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Sumida Gawa 2 Sumo Wrestler Signed, circa 1920

It is 6.75 inches (17 cm) tall, and 7 inches (18 cm) wide.

It is in good condition with no repairs, or cracks, except a small chip at the sleeve of one of the wrestler (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1930 item #388721 (stock #R040)
This hard-to-find vintage medical cabinet would make a wonderful display case for your treasures. French, circa 1920's, it has a metal frame with glass walls, four adjustable glass shelves, a lock & key. Marked "Appareils Medico-Chirurgicaux, LOREAU, 3 bis rue Abel Paris XII", the cabinet stands 27-1/2" tall (29" to top of knob), 15-3/4" wide & 10" deep. The four glass shelves are adjustable to any height & are held in place with metal rods. The shelves are 8-1/2" deep & 14-1/2" long...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1960 item #388712 (stock #WA031)
The Bussoz Finale foosball or babyfoot is considered one of the most stylish designs created; with its aluminum corner ashtrays stamped "Bussoz, 75 Rue de Clignacourt, Paris, 18." All original with chromed wire goals, hand-painted aluminum players, hardwood construction including hardwood ball return ramps. Excellent overall condition. Circa late 1950's / early 1960's.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #388035 (stock #lot047)
Description: An adorned wood female lion was carved in Ming dynasty. Stepping on a cup who lies upward, this lion grinned fiercely. She should had been paired with a male lion who stepping on a scroll ball and all were placed before a shrine as guarding beasts. It is an exact example of Ming lion and of an 400 years old wood piece for dating. Material: Camphor Wood. Date: Ming Dynasty (15th Century) Condition: Good with left paint and obvious crackles due to age. Height: 13cm
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #387571 (stock #T 1275)
Sold. Well made Signed CLARENCE LONG Size 9 3/4 Sterling Silver Ring W applied Chased leaves, flowers, spirals and granulation. Measures 1 3/4 north to south and just under 3/4" wide. Very nice! Sold, no price no info available
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #387466 (stock #lot045)
Description: A fantastic boxwood carving of a court lady was carved by famous contemporary artist Won Du-Fun in 1990s. As a registered national honoured artist, Won made numerous works of art which had been collected by the national galleries and museums. A certificate is accompanied with the fine piece. A custom-made silk box is included. Condition: The stem of the flower was once broken and had been re-stuck back. Height: 32cm. .
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #387194 (stock #tiger485)
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Satsuma Earthenware Trumpet Shape Vase with Birds Signed "Dai Nippon Taizan Sei", Meiji Period (1868-1912)

The vase is 9.5 inches (24.2cm) tall by 6 inches (15.2cm) wide.

It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks, except minor rubbing of gold and stain inside the vase (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #387184 (stock #tiger484)
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Color Hirado Dragon Winepot, circa 19th Century

The winepot is 10.5 inches (26.5 cm) tall, and 7.5 inches (19 cm) wide...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #387020 (stock #ALR1443)
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A beautifully written tea room scroll by 19th century calligraphist and seer/soothsayer Yokoyama Marumitsu (1780-1854) bordered in pale green brocade and featuring bone rollers. The calligraphy is very expressive, dark lines varying dramatically in width as they curl down the wide sheet. The signature line reads A 72 year old man Kiosanjin Marumitsu making the scroll date to 1851 by Japanese age count(Kiosanjin was one of his many literary names)...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Contemporary item #386733 (stock #T 1271)
SOLD. New 18K Gold earhooks and Antique Vintage Early 20th Century Brilliant Red Shiny 18 mm Faceted Cherry Red Beads that passed the friction electrostatic and acetone amber test were used to assemble this pair. They suspend 1 7/8" and are light as a feather as they should be. SOLD. For similar work please visit www.mimideeartwear.com
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #386291 (stock #R039)
This vintage enamelware cream pail, or "laitiere" adds a touch of France to any kitchen. A wonderful Provencal blue color with white checks in the Lustacru pattern. Some dings from age & use, please see photos, overall in wonderful shape for its age. Measures approx 10" high.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #386267
Handsome sterling belt buckle by Hector Aguilar. This piece is featured on page 101 of the book MEXICAN SILVER by Morrill and Berk. They date it c. 1945. Suitable for a man or woman, it measures 2" by 1 1/4" and weighs 34 grams. Fine original condition. Signed as shown. Great for todays fashion.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Contemporary item #386210 (stock #T 1269)
14K gold and early 20th Century Vintage Antique 10 & 12 mm faceted cherry red beads that passed the friction electrostatic acetone amber test, were used to create this drop pair of earrings. In a USA studio the Precious Metal ear hooks were hand shaped, then stamped 14K. Same precious metal fluted 3 mm beads were added. Custom order your own similar work by visiting www.mimideeartwear.com and then visit the links under: Gallery of Originals by Mimi Dee. All work guaranteed.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #386189 (stock #lot044)
Description: A gilt-bronze Buddha figure was casted in 10th-12th century at northern China. Small but delicately carved with good quality bronze , this item has dark shining patina which yields the enduring age. The typical facial expression of Liao Dynasty further makes us to believe the date is for sure. The last picture shown is a grand piece from Shang-hai Museum of China. Condition: Between the robe's pleats, traces of gilt gold is still revealing. Height: 8cm
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #385898 (stock #M759)
This beautiful mahogany wood, glass encased pharmacy beam balance scale dates to the 1900-1920s era. It is in very nice condition with the wood case exhibiting a warm colored original patina. The brass scale weighing mechanism is in working order and the sliding front glass panel lifts smoothly. Marked “Made in Germany – Schaar”.

The case measures 16"H x 16"W x8”D. Displays wonderfully!

All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #385491
A magnificent sterling and obsidian necklace by Enrique Ledesma. The design is strong mid-century modern with the focus of the piece off center. The craftmanship is impeccable. This is the work for which Ledesma is best known- fusing silver with stone. For a small neck only, the inner circumference is 14". It is 1 3/4" wide at the widest part of the front where the stone is. Fine original condition and signed and numbered for Ledesma as shown. A rare and very beautiful piece.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1960 item #385373 (stock #BA500)
Measuring 9.5 x 11.5 inches framed, this lovely, circa 1950’s, multi-colored, cross stitch sampler is entitled, “Enough Is As Good As A Feast”. In excellent condition and appearing to have been recently re-framed, this lovely piece features a Mammy and child carrying meal-filled dishes, presumably, to the dinner table...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #384832
A stunning obsidian and sterling bracelet by Felipe Martinez who opened his workshop "Piedra Y Plata" in 1950. The surface of the S shaped stones is smooth and highly polished and impeccably fused into the silver. The design beautifully combines movement, line and color. This bracelet,c.1955, is featured in the Morrill book MEXICAN SILVER on page 189 with a green variegated stone rather than obsidian...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #384310 (stock #BA495)
Protected in a 12 ¾ x 22 ½ inch, gold and green painted wood frame, this authentic GOLD DUST Trolley Sign was manufactured by the N.K...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1940 item #384297 (stock #BA494)
Measuring 4 ¼ inches high with a 3 /14 inch diameter, this UNUSED, 1 pound can of circa EARLY 1930’s, Old BLACK JOE Axle Grease is in very fine condition! There is some wear to the paint along the edge of the lid cover and at the top and bottom side surfaces, but virtually no rusting! The only noted rusting was to the base of the can and this is very superficial and can be buffed away...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #384292 (stock #BA 493)
Measuring 15 ¾ x 19 ½ inches, this extraordinarily RARE, circa 1920’s (or earlier!), heavy painted cardboard, BIMBO RINGO Ring Toss game board is all original and complete. Included are 6 rubber toss rings that have the appearance of mason jar washers and which may or may not be original to this game board. At any rate, the previous owner had these rings displayed with the game board at the time of acquisition, and they will be passed along to the next owner...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #384261 (stock #T 1266)
Sold. C 1900 Chatelaine Repousse look highly ornate 2 piece Pencil on long & short fancy paper clip chain stamped W the Brooklyn New York silversmiths' Webster & Son mark used between 1886-1928. 3 1/8" Pencil is stamped, 24" + 4 (below y) chain is not stamped but tests sterling. Sold, no price, no info
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1930 item #384238 (stock #BA718)
Circa 1920’s, this all original piece of Black Memorabilia advertising, Carter’s INKY RACER, comes complete with its very colorful and “graphically appealing” cardboard box along with the two original, rubber-stoppered, glass, ink-removing-solution bottles, and amazingly, the extremely rare, directions-for-use paper pamphlet!

Both the exterior and interior of the cardboard box features the well-known “running black boy logo” making this item an eye-appealing display piece!

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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #384105
Smashing sterling and coral ring by New York studio artist Paul Miller c.1950. The ring is a size 8. It could be sized however, the mark would be lost as it is in the inner back band. The dimensions are 1 1/8" long and 3/4" wide. It weighs 10.5 grams and is in fine original condition. Signed Paul Miller Sterling.Miller's work is hard to find and some of the best of the mid-twentieth century studio jewelers.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #384099 (stock #120-05)
This is an elegant set of 12 antique Victorian porcelain plates, ca. 1880, handpainted in an intricate scrolling foliate pattern in rich gold gilt; all plates have an underglaze mark of an eagle over a crown in red; also marked "handpainted" and "Austria." One plate has the mark of Thomas-Sevres-Bavaria, a well-known 19th Century producer of blanks for handpainting; this mark is overpainted on all other plates...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #384020
Outstanding sterling and chrysoprase bracelet c. 1950-60 by Danish designer N.E. From. The stones are a vivid emerald green, mush brighter than the photos were able to capture and the clasp is wonderful looking. It measures 8" end to end and 7/8" wide. The weight is 46 grams and it is in fine original condition and signed as shown. A great design.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1930 item #383458 (stock #BA479)
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Measuring 5 1/2 x 7 1/2, this framed piece of early Black Memorabilia features the hardboard cover only (not the complete book) of "The DARKIES' Painting Book"! Cover depicts 2 jauntily stepping Black children. Color is quite vivid in this very visually-striking piece! Protected in a gold-tone, decorative frame. (Please disregard unavoidable reflections in the glass)

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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1920 item #383408 (stock #T 1264)
Quintessential Articulated Art Nouveau Pin stamped with an "H" in a Heart on the "C" Catch for the HART COMPANY of nearby Attleboro, MA established in the late Art Nouveau year of 1915. Lush foliate swirls 5/8 inch bezel set pink rose mottled stone in the 3 3/4 inch X 1/2 PLUS the chained dangle that holds the 5mm milk glass stone for a total of 2 5/8 north to south. Super condition. SOLD, no price, no info please.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #382948 (stock #tiger477)
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Wood Carved Netsuke Fukurokuju Play with Child Signed, 19th Century

The netsuke is 2.15 inches (5.5cm) tall by 1.5 inches (2.7cm) wide.

It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks.


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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #382830 (stock #lot038)
Description: A beautiful De-Hua porcelain figure was made in early Qing dynasty. By the symptoms and styles the Guanyin was molded and carved, it was supposedly came from Tang-kiln which was named after palace porcelain official Tang-Yin, he was authorized to build the kiln by emperor Yonzhen. Date: 17th-18th Century. Height: 14.2cm Condition: perfect condition except one minor defect on the tip of the left hand's pointer finger. Note: A series number was written by an old collector on the ...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1930 item #381287 (stock #T 1260)
Sold. Unmarked Tiny White Beige Moth on Morpho Blue Butterfly Wing Background on one side with more wing on other side both under domed beveled glass just under 1" gold filled pendant on a newer marked 14K Gold 16 1/2" chain. Very nice condition. Sold, no price, no info
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #379002 (stock #lot035)
Description: A beautiful molded and sculpted porcelain brush holder in a shape of thorns was kept intact from 17th century of Qing Dynasty. Condition: Perfect with natural firing crackles. Provenance: Jingdezhen. Height:13.5cm Width: 8cm(top)
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #378920 (stock #308)
A Pair of English Silver Candlesticks from Birmingham, 1915, in the Classical Corinthian Column Style; 4 3/4" high and in excellent condition. The mark is HW, probably Hy, Wilkenson, Ltd. Note that although they are not a set, these candlesticks can be matched with Item number 378917 (our stock number 309)
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #378917 (stock #309)
A Pair of English Silver Candlesticks, in the Classical Corinthian Column Style. Hallmarked Sheffield, 1916, with the makers mark HE (probably Hawkesworth Eyre Ltd.). They are 9" tall and in excellent condition. Note that although they are not a set, these candlesticks can be matched with Item number 378920 (our stock number 308)
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1910 item #378908 (stock #M794)
This wonderful pharmacy prescription scale dating to the early 1900s is in very nice condition! The scale box is finely constructed of oak and the balance beam scale comes with 5 small brass weights. The weighing mechanism works like new, in fact, there is not much wear apparent indicating minimal use and loving care over the years.

The oak case measures 11.75"L x 5.5"W and has a rich warm patina with very minor staining to the top. Displays wonderfully!