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similar to Retired Vinyl Gadco Great American Doll Co 28" Laura #117/1000

All Items : Dolls : Contemporary Dolls : Manufactured Quality Collectible : Pre 2000 item #1440871 (stock #264)
The doll does not have a box, hat or certificate. Doll clean. Dress has fading on sleeves, brown spotting on apron. 28" tall. Vinyl. These are retired and no longer made.
All Items : Dolls : Antique Dolls : All-Bisque : Pre 2000 item #1444199 (stock #Hy5)
Made in Japan- Fukuoka Prefecture

Made of Bisque-Fired Size- Approximately 14"

A very exceptional Hakata doll " Sensu Dancer", with a life-like pose. This is truly made with love and passion. Her kimono features a cranes, and she;s holding a fan. This will make a great addition to your doll collections. A priceless art to cherish and pass on.

One of the most beautiful doll art in Japan is the Hakata dolls which actually originates in Fukuoka prefecture. It takes 2 to 4 weeks...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1837 VR item #1179812 (stock #zf217)
A rare and wonderful American doll or child's bench, with a shaped crest rail over 3 spindles and a plank seat, with 6 turned legs. The crest rail and the seat are decorated with polychrome free-hand flowers. Those areas, and the splayed arms, spindles, and central leg also have gilt line borders or decorative motifs.

Because of the delicate nature of this form, and the fact that not that many were made, it is highly uncommon to find surviving examples in any condition, let alone one as beauti...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1443901 (stock #3053)
Watch Company
$1,150.00
MELROSE WATCH CO. Melrose, Massachusetts (1866-1868) In late 1866 the Tremont Watch Co. moved from Boston., Mass. By Aaron L. Dennison and changed its name to Melrose Watch Co., and began producing the complete watch movements, movement engraved, “Melrose Watch Co.” and dials marked “Tremont Watch Co.” About 3,000 were produced. Serial No. range 30,000 and higher. In 1868, the Melrose Watch Co. runs short on capital and requests the stockholders to contribute more money. After he fa...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1444197 (stock #HK3)
Made in Fukuoka Japan

Materials- Bisque-Fired Size- Approximately `4" tall

In new condition with the original packaging with signature plaque and black wood stand.

One of the most beautiful doll art in Japan is the Hakata dolls which actually originates in Fukuoka prefecture. It takes 2 to 4 weeks to finish a doll depending on the exquisite designs. This is fired and made in bisque-fired pottery press molds and takes a lot of process. She is pretty with red kimono decora...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Philately : Postal History : Pre 1990 item #1445099 (stock #3069)
Watch Company
$1,500.00
American produced pocket watches that survived the American Civil War is one of the most collectible categories. From 1861 - 1865, 650,000 Americans lost their lives in this war to preserve their cultures and respective countries; The United States vs the Confederate States of America.

The watch presented in this listing was from the northern States; the United States. This surviving example is particularly scarce because of its heavier weight and superb all original condition of ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1445081 (stock #BA958)
Pickaninny Brand Peanut Butter was produced in the 1920's by the F.M. Hoyt Company of Amesbury, Massachusetts, who guaranteed the quality of its peanut butter and whose sales slogan was: "Packed For Those Who Appreciate Quality". The company's logo featured a very young, African-American girl in a red dress, eating peanut butter out of the tin pail while her cloth doll rested on her lap. The words: "A.C. CO OF MASS." appear in the tiniest letters below the words "Peanut Butter" on one side of th...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #935470 (stock #ya100)
A wonderful American folk art portrait of a Methodist minister painted by Ammi Phillips (1788–1865). The distinguished gentleman is sitting at a table, with his hand holding a pair of spectacles and resting on a Methodist hymnal. The finely rendered depiction of the large dominating figure with dark clothing emphasizes the gravitas of the sitter.

The painting is 32 5/8 inches by 27 1/4 inches sight size, and 37 7/8 inches by 32 3/4 inches framed size. The painting is in overall excellent co...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Rings : Pre 2000 item #1412073 (stock #04198)
The Size of Ring: 1 1/16" High x 13/16" Wide x 10 mm Pearl Diameter with 6 x 2 mm Diamonds on left and right. It is very fine 10 mm diameter pearl with total 6 ea 2 mm diamonds on 3 on left and 3 on right. It is ring base made of 18K, white gold. It is genuine diamonds (tested). It is fine vintage ring. Owner has purchased in year 2000 at Antique auction and worn only few times since then. Ring has 18K inside ring embossed as well as alphabet initial AN. Ring size is 16 mm inside diameter which ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1410998 (stock #M1391)
This is a complete, hard to find pharmacy “KONSEAL FILLING and CLOSING APPARATUS” that was used by early 20th century druggists.

The machine was made by The J. M. Grosvenor Co., Boston, and was the most widely used cachet preparation device in American pharmacies.

The condition of this wonderful apothecary tool of the trade is very good, complete with the warm, rich patina one would expect of an antique of this age including the usual scratches, marks and unobtrusive dings and ta...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1950 item #1189314 (stock #170946419932)
Size: 4 1/8" x 2 1/8"

Reference: American Costume Jewelry, Brunialti v.1 p107

Hallmark: Coro

Condition: yellowing of rhinestones. Paint in great condition.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #982200 (stock #gam-146)
"Brother, can you spare a dime?" This fun vintage large cast iron Fedora hat-form paperweight is straight out of the 30's, comprised of gold painted nicely detailed banded hat with a worn look, circa 1940, probably American made. Measurements: 4 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" high. Great condition having a few bumps and bruises made to look authentic. Slight wear to the finish adds to the overall look of the hat.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1162937 (stock #120329)
Tomoe Art
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A female dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1162936 (stock #120329)
Tomoe Art
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A male dancer dressed in massive and splendid Noh attire. The painting is attributed to Iwasa Matabei (1578–1650), a renowned Japanese painter who is often considered originating ukiyo-e genre painting. As is often the case with this artist, these two paintings do not bear his signature or seal, however the depiction of the figures with rich cheeks and long jaws shows typical expression of people of high social rank during medieval periods, which he exaggerated the expression was originated fr...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Figurines : Pre 1980 item #1436549 (stock #04235)
The size of Turtle Figurine: 3 1/2" High x 2 1/2" W x 2 1/2" Deep. This is famous Mr. Alderman Ptolemy from Beatrix Potter made in England. It has marking on the bottom, Beatrix Potter’s, "Mr. Alderman Ptolemy" F. Warne & Co. Ltd @ Copyright 1973 Beswick, Made in England. I had this figurine over 35 years in the box. It never been displayed. The condition of Turtle mint condition., no chip, no crack and no hairline. It came with original box by Beatrix, The price including US Priority mail ins...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1444742 (stock #TRC2105085)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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A collaboration piece between the famed poet/ nun of the late Edo period Rengetsu and her younger protege Tessai, this scroll depicts a frightened cricket making his way to the top of a stalk of grass on a windy day. Set in the fall season, the viewer can imagine a message of frailty, loneliness, and possibly the feeling of trepidation that accompanies the turning of the seasons towards the colder months. Melancholic though it may seem at first glance, there is the deeper, more hopeful message o...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #770453 (stock #a1086)
A superb oil on canvas American folk art painting depicting a man orating about temperance. He is standing beneath trees which are arching to almost form a bower over him. A courting couple is on either side of him, with a church in the background. The symbolism of the couples probably reflects the belief that marital and family relations improve in temperance households. Note also that the orator is holding a bottle in his left hand, probably just after having poured the contents on the ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #665908
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Nobori banners, carps, warrior's Yoroi and Kabuto helmets, samurai dolls and swords were all a part of the display used for Boy's Day (renamed Children's Day) on May 5th in Japan. They reflect the parents' wish to inspire their sons in manliness, discipline, bravery and the honor codes which are associated with them.

Originally, nobori were used on the battlefield to identify the troops; some were to show the warriors where their taisho (general) was, others were used to shift the troops. ...