All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404716 (stock #05170)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 02

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404712 (stock #05169)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 01

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1492 item #1404568 (stock #6098)
Base gold half stater coin from, an Afghan invader who established the first Muslim rule in Dehli (1193-1206 CE) Obverse: Obverse- Goddess Lakshmi seated and Reverse: Devanagari legend in 3 lines Sri Maha/mad bini/ Sam. D: 12cm, approximately 4 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1700 item #1404567 (stock #6097)
Lovely octagonal silver rupee from the independent Kingdom of Assam, what is now a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys circa 1696-1714CE : 21mm, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1404561
A cloth covered book published in 1887 by Worthington Co., NY. "A new revised edition from the original source", it is illustrated.There is mild foxing on a few pages and the book is slightly musty.The green embossed cover shows some wear and spotting. The spine is fine. 253pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #A)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1930 item #1404397 (stock #09546)
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$230.00


ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF HOW TO BANDAGE

Old Japanese illustrated reference book of how to bandage for various external injuries as a copperplate-printed manuscript of Western book. Late 19th - early 20th century. Illustration in every each page. Some tears as is. 16 pp. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
An absolutely gorgeous and superior unheated, untreated sapphire from the famed gem mines of Mogok weighing an absolutely immense 14.14ct. Gorgeous shade of medium blue with possibly the feintest touch of green, absolutely stunning! and certificated as such, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, inevitably, moderately included though we will call the stone Eye clean table up, to all but the most eagle eyed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1404223
a lots Ancient Islamic gold coins . Ghaznavid
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1404222
Lot of 70 various silver Mughal rupees, 17th-18th century, Mughal Empire, India -
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1404039
A soft cover book written by Lois Wasserspring and published in 2000 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. In fine condition, the book highlights several artists. 131pp. Like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1960 item #1403733 (stock #09537)
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$220.00


OCCUPIED-JAPAN SCRAPBOOK OF NEWSPAPER MOVIE ADS AND TICKETS

Scrapbook for the newspaper movie ads of both of Japanese and foreign and its tickets under the occupation of the General Headquarters (GHQ), Showa 28 (1953), Japan. approx. 30 x 22.5cm (11.81 x 8.85in). 52pp...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1403675 (stock #08089)
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$280.00


ASHOROGAWA STONE, BLACK HEMISPHERICAL SUISEKI

Naturally sculpted hemispherical stone with such supple ridgeline as a type of art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’ from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture, called ‘Ashorogawa-seki’ (Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic black abstraction created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands, even the bottom part as well...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1403674 (stock #09536)
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$150.00


TOKYO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF COLOR PERCEPTION TEST CHART

With 12 pieces of three-dimensional punching plates. Showa 43 (1968), Japan. approx. 184 x 178mm (7.24 x 7.00in)...
A fine green specimen of Malachite. Malachite is a green copper mineral. It has a natural deep, shimmery green color and a magnificent form. Malachite, with its beautiful, rich green color, leaves no doubt of its importance as a jewel. Its opaque strength and power demands respect, mesmerizing the viewer. Yet the movement, flow and energy in its lines, circles and designs soothe and welcome. It was one of the first ores used to produce copper metal.

Dimensions: 8" X 7.5" X 2.5"
A sparkly rainbow Silicon Carbide specimen. Rainbow Carborundum is a crystal, with black spiked crystals, gorgeous rainbow-like luster, iridescent colors of green, blues, purple, pink, yellow, etc. The brown to black color results from iron impurities. Carborundum is known to be a master healer and a type of semi conductor.

Dimensions: 10.5" X 7.5" X10.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1970 item #1403099 (stock #09530)
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$280.00


CIGARETTE PAPER COLLECTION

Japanese cigarette paper collector's handmade scrapbook with internationally various kind of cigarettes of Taiwan, Korea, West Germany, Bulgaria, France or so, besides various Japanese cigarettes including Okinawan under U.S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1960 item #1403095 (stock #09529)
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$200.00


JAPANESE MATRIMONY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

Photographic record of a very ordinary rural Japanese woman who was a farmer and married to a man (in other words, to become husband's family member forever) in the middle era of Showa period (1958). Dressed in traditional weddding costume called 'Tsunokakushi', taken the "last" commemorative photograph with her family, moved to shirine by car, then parade following the Shinto priest, and visited her old home (for the first ti...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402691
Ancient Roman Bronze Nummus of Valentinian II (383 - 392 A.D.) DN VALENTENIANUS PF AUG. Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. SALVS REI PVBLICAE Victory walking left holding trophy on shoulder and dragging captive behind her. Chi-Rho in left field. 0.85 g; 12 mm; VF.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402689
Roman Empire AE (Bronze) As of Hadrian issued 125 - 128 AD at the Rome Mint. COS III S C - Salus Standing Right feeding serpent. VF. 9.50 gm; 25 mm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1402181 (stock #05162)
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$350.00


NATURE WORSHIP, STONE

The one form of Japanese folk religion intended for natural object. Sharp stone like an implement in the wooden box.

Box: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401943 (stock #5086)
Circa 4th to 5th century Mon silver coin (full unit) with obv: conch (sankha) and rev: Srivatsa D: 25mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401868 (stock #2019-37)
A delightful handmade woven wicker wine bottle holder. A charming addition to any picnic! Measures 13” tall x 3 3/4” wide. Needs a good cleaning before you add the wine, or just use it as a flower holder. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please enjoy the additional photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401866 (stock #2019-36)
A charming handmade wicker double wine bottle holder with carrying handle! Amazingly made for display or picnic. Due to its age, it needs a good cleaning or just use it to hold your favorite flowers! Certainly an eye catcher for any entertaining! Size is 15 1/4” tall x with both bottles 7 1/2” wide. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please take a look at all the photos!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1401835
A selection of Late Roman - Byzantine Bronze Coins from the Ihnasiyah Hoard, Egypt, recovered by Charles Trick Currelly in 1906 and subsequently deaccessioned from the collections of the Royal Ontaria Museum in Toronto, Canada. Emperors Constantine I (Augustus, 306 - 312 A.D.) and Constans (Augustus, 337 - 350 A.D.) represented. Mints: Antioch, Cyzicus, Nicomedia and Rome reresented. Price is for One coin. Please inquire for specific details and more images.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1401513 (stock #2308)
Galleria Verges
$100.00
This is a Book titled HITLER ~ The Path to Power by Charles Bracelen Flood, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, First Edition, 1989. It is a hardcover book with 686 pages. The book has black and white pictures. This was an ex-public library book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1401225 (stock #09509)
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$750.00


SAMPLE BOOK OF JAPANESE SWEET

Late Edo period, 19th century, Japan
approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Exonumia : Pre 1920 item #1401219 (stock #1401)
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$180.00


JAPANESE MATCHBOX LABELS FOR EXPORT TO CHINA

Large size. Same 12 pieces. Meiji period (1868-1912). Some aged deterioration as is. approx. 9 x 11cm (3.54 x 4.33in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #1401114 (stock #1400)
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$180.00


TWO LARGE-SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE GARDEN

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High-quality landscape photographs taken by a certain professional. Niigata Prefecture as its provenance...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1401052 (stock #149)
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$180.00


TWO GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE STUDENT ATHLETES

Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High school or college students. Baseball club and unidentified club (rugby? or bicycle racing?). Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard. Aged deterioration as is.


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1400742
A soft cover with jacket published by Galerie Enrico Navarra circa 1989 and written in French. Chagall's paintings, sculptures, temperas and works on paper are featured.A biography summarizes his life and work. The cover has a slight crease at the top corner. 92pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1400293
Four hundred lots are noted in this auction catalog along with a final tally sheet.Furniture, clocks rugs, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1400292
Auction catalog featuring silver from the property of Louis Viner (Chicago),and from the estates of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Louis de B. Moore. 375 lots with estimate and final tally sheet. Some B&W photos.The auction was held at Sotheby Parke Bernet (NY) on October 2, 1975.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
shipping included
The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1400128 (stock #05154)
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$250.00


THOUSAND CHARACTER CLASSIC

Manuscript of 'Thousand Character Classic' ('Senjimon' in Japan, 'Gianziwen' in Pinyin) as the long verse contained exactly one thousand characters used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children. Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. Some bendings of paper. approx. 16 x 26cm (6.29 x 10.23in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition. Special auction concerning famous objects and remains forbidden city. Title: Lost Treasures: Yuanmingyuan the Garden of Absolute Clarity Imperial Peking the Last Days 2 Volume set in slipcase by Sotheby's. Hardcover. 2 volumes in Slipcase. In very good condition. little wear and tear on the slipcase, else Very Good. Dimensions slipcase; 11 1/4" 8 3/4" x 1 3/4". An important collector's item.Two special Impe...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1399709 (stock #WN197)
Galerie Hafner
$420.00
shipping included
A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Chinese Jades and Other Hardstones", written by Pierre F. Schneeberger. Hardback with 22 color, 105 b.& w. photo plates, 26 illustrations. Brown cloth with dustjacket, printed 1976 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 19. Condition: clean, dust jacket with little wear and yellowing. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 2.8 cm, 2 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1399591 (stock #147)
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$200.00


LIFE SAVING LEAFLET

During the Battle of Okinawa, this leaflet written in English and Japanese is the one of them dropped by the U.S. armed forces in July 12, 1945. Quite a rare remains as is. Some aged deterioration as seen. approx. 12.5 x 20.5cm (4.92 x 8.07in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
Galerie Hafner
$500.00
shipping included
A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork", written by Basil William Robinson (former in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Hardback with 444 pages, 752 illustrations (several in color), section with signatures. Cloth with dustjacket, printed 1980 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 52. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 5.1 cm, 3 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #1399528 (stock #146)
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$180.00


PICTURE POSTCARDS OF SUMO WRESTLERS

17 portraits of sumo wrestlers with 'kesho-mawashi' (ornamental apron), including 'yokozuna' (the highest rank of grand champion), and a gelatin silver print. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 14 x 9cm (5.51 x 3.54in) each


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$595.00
Jean Puiforcat French sterling silver Vermeil ash tray or ? with monogram, size 3.75 d . weight 97g
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1399449 (stock #G209)
Authentic Fossil of European Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus Primigenius) tooth (molar). Last Ice Age period. PLEISTOCENE: 150,000 - 20,000 years ago

This is a rare example of top-grade specimen with superb large plate structures and roots.

Teeth from the true European (not Siberian) Woolly mammoth deposits rarely survive with roots structures like this and ever found in this condition. There are more mastodon fossils found in Florida than European Woolly Mammoth fossils.

Condit...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399447
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. 1 tiny flea bites to top edging . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399446
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1.1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. Tiny flea bite to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bite.These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399445
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over .75" thick and 2.5" display area on top. 2 tiny flea bites to top edging and one to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1940 item #1399043 (stock #142)
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$400.00


BROMIDES OF SHOCHIKU REVUE GIRLS 50pc.

Showa period (Pre 1940), Japan
approx. 13.5 x 8.4cm (5.31 x 3.30in) or 14 x 10.4cm (5.51 x 4.09in)

Old gelatin silver prints of the girls (in men's attire) of 'Shochiku Kageki Dan' (Shochiku Revue (1928-1996)) including one bromide with such wonderful hand colouring as seen.


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1398909 (stock #G204)
A very good quality nice example of prehistoric fossil of fossilized fish Vinctifer comptoni Santana Formation of Ceara, Brazil, South America. From the Early Cretaceous period. AROUND 100 million years old

CONDITION: Beautiful conservation of this fossil fish on nodule. The fossil is authentic and has not been restored.

Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the condition of the object.

REFERENCES:

A very similar fossil f...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Prehistorical item #1398560 (stock #1034)
Valentyno Home
$100.00
Song Dynasty Bronze Coins (960 - 1268). A very fine condition Song Dynasty bronze cash coin with some type of calligraphic style on a coin.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1398533 (stock #3331)
CATALOGS SOLD INDIVIDUALLY for $5.00 plus shipping, your choice of current cost of USPS Book Rate or Priority Envelope. Various Antiquities Auction Catalogs dating from 1976 to Present. Christie's New York 1989 - Present, Sotheby's New York 1976 - Present, Arte Primitivo 2001 Present, Bonhams, Bonhams & Brooks, Bonhams & Butterfield, Art of the Ancient Years, Minerva & Art of the Ancient World (various years.) Most catalogs from United States, but a few from London & Paris. Most are in excellent...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1397731
A hard bound printed catalogue with no date, featuring the works of James and Charles Whitehead ( Hanley, Staffordshire)with an introduction by Reginald Hagger. There are 25 pages of text in English, German, Dutch and French, 29 engraved plates of table wares,along with four engraved supplemental plates depicting tea and coffee ware shapes. The cover shows slight smudging and there is a tiny nick otherwise the pages are like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396808 (stock #2953)
A group of three Neanderthal burins, all with scraper edges, from Marbach, Germany. Chert, legal surface finds, heights between 2 1/8" and 3". Excellent condition with matte ground patina. The two lithics pictured to the left and center have offset burins with accompanying convergent scraper edges. The lithic to the right has an unusual, semi-corkscrew twist to the scraper. Date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396784 (stock #3194)
A group of five small Neanderthal multi-tool from Reculver cliffs, Kent, UK. All are flint, in excellent condition, legal finds from the 1970s. heights between 1 3/4" and 2 1/8". Beautiful, glossy sea patina. These smaller silver-to-black flint multi-tools have a nice, gemlike quality from being rolled around in the sea beneath the constantly eroded and collapsing cliffs at Reculver. They consist of both burins and multiple scraper edges, with the second from the right being a large notched ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396783 (stock #1914)
An irregular Neanderthal partial biface chopper with burin. Jasper, in excellent condition with a matte ground patina. Fontmaure, France, legal surface find. Height 3 1/4". While not specifically categorized in current typology, this form of irregular chopper or burin is seen repeatedly in the output of Neanderthal from Fontmaure. Generally they consists of a burin or borer point offset to either side of the distal end, with a scraper edge on one or both sides of the burin. This particular e...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre 1960 item #1396466 (stock #2279)
Galleria Verges
$125.00
This is a Northamerican Basalt Stone CELT. It measures about 2 1/4" X 3 1/4" X 1" ( 5.7 cm X 8.3 cm X 2.6 cm ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1395777
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work. It is unusual and dramatic in it’s creativity of style and will appeal to the collector who appreciates the...