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similar to TRIO of 1950s SIGNED Original Watercolor Circus Clown PAINTINGS

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1452913 (stock #000181)
For sale here is a TRIO of vintage 1940s 50s signed original watercolor and ink on paper Circus Clown paintings in their painted-red wood frames and under-glass. All three are signed, but only the center larger one is readable, the other two the signatures are partially obscured by the frames. Signed "M. Gustafson". I didn't take the paintings out of the frames, so I don't know if there's further information inside. The larger painting at center measures 13" by 11" by 2" deep, the other two meas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1362981 (stock #BM782)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$556.50
Listed Price $795.00
Sterling silver novelty porringer. Made by Reed & Barton in Taunton, Mass., ca 1950. Plain and curved sides. Figural handle in form of seated harlequin clown and baby elephant on hind legs. Very sweet. Hallmark includes no. X31. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 6 3/8 x D 4 1/4 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BM782

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1071765 (stock #851)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Swiss Enamel, Pearl and Gold Mounted Brooch, Circa 1880. The central enamel plaque depicts the Chateau de Chillon amidst the Swiss Alps in beautiful realistic subtle hues. The gold frame is engraved and set with several pearl sections alternating with sections of enamel (minor traces of loss to enamel). The back of the brooch is enameled in a pale blue hue and signed “Chillone” for the Château de Chillon. The Château was originally inhabited by the Savoy family and today is a destinati...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1444693 (stock #BV118)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,465.00
Listed Price $4,950.00
Antiquarian wood casket, 19th century. Straight sides. Cover hinged and domed. Studded metal borders and pierced tracery ornament with miniature watercolor portraits mounted to front and cover. Historic male subjects from the middle ages to the Napoleonic era. Pierced metal corner bracket supports. Loose-mounted silver end handles. Interior lined with embroidered fabric. A capacious heirloom receptacle. Good condition. Some fragments of the original red velvet covering.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Contemporary item #1332153
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Charming Original photograph of smiling village children by the famous photographer, Si Cho Ko. From Taiwan, Si Cho Ko has traveled and exhibited extensively including the National Art Museum of China in 2007. Si Chi Ko is the first Taiwan photographer to hold a photograph exhibition in the Chinese mainland. He brought over 80 pieces of art works, reflecting his passion towards life, love of nature and also the loneliness from the bottom of his heart. This photograph is signed in pen by...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455853 (stock #BW201)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$7,800.00
Listed Price $12,000.00
Japonesque mixed metal on sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl: Curved sides with wavy rim short foot. Stand: Round with well and wavy rim. Applied ornament including butterflies and dragonflies darting among the reeds on bowl. More bugs and lizard on stand. A modish infestation on spot-hammered ground.

Both pieces fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 5236 (first produced in 1878), director’s letter M (1873-91), phrase “Sterling-Silve...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455852 (stock #BV873)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Charles Stuart Harris in London in 1909. Urn with capped scroll-bracket handles and stepped and domed foot on round base. Traditional form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 10 1/4 x W 10 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 21.5 troy ounces. #BV873

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1455851 (stock #BV634)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$525.00
Listed Price $750.00
American Colonial sterling silver bowl, ca 1930. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved sides and short gently spread foot. Olden-Days chic for Modern and traditional tables. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp, no. 8322, and phrase “Reproduction 1726 / Cornelius Wyncoop / New York”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BV634

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1455849 (stock #BW195)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Beautiful turn-of-the-century Japanese silver bowl. Gentle oval with plain and tapering scalloped rim and plain spread foot. Sides have high-relief iris flowers with swaying tendrils and stems in eddying water. Fluid and tactile period motif heightened with engraving. Ground hand hammered. Double-walled. Japanese marks. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 19 troy ounces. #BW195

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455848 (stock #BV788)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$696.50
Listed Price $995.00
Pair of Victorian Georgian sterling silver sugar casters. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1896. Each: Baluster on stepped and domed foot. Cover top has pierced concentric rings and twisted finial. Chased and engraved dynamic ornament with leaves, flowers, scrolls, and birds. Scrolled frame (vacant). Fully marked including maker’s stamp and year. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x D 2 3/8 in. Total weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BV788

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455845 (stock #BV873)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
Pair of sterling silver figural animal salt and pepper shakers. Made by George Gebelein in Boston, ca 1920. Each: Bear squatting on hind paws with dangling forepaws. Detachable head with pierced top and vigilant expression. A detailed cast with striated fur and prominent claws. Marked “Gebelein / Sterling / Boston”. Excellent condition with deep patina.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 1 3/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Heavy total weight: 14.5 troy ounces. #BV873

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455844 (stock #BV867)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$875.00
Listed Price $1,250.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Elongated oval with flared mouth and gently raised foot. Overlay in form of flowers and leafing branches in scrolled oval frames. Glass is green. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/4 x D 3 5/8 in. #BV867

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1455843 (stock #BV856)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Super stylish Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1930. Rectangular window with straight plain sides and unusual angular corners. Cover hinged and tabbed with engine-turned ornament bordering plain and raised top with triangles applied to upper left and lower right corners. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition. A few minor pings.

Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 10.5 troy ounces....

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1455842 (stock #BV855)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$805.00
Listed Price $1,150.00
Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Stephen Julian Rose & Son in London in 1977. Rectangular with straight and plain sides. Cover hinged and tabbed; top has allover engine-turned ornament bordered by wraparound reeding. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked including stamp for Elizabeth II’s silver jubilee.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 6 1/4 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 9 troy ounces. #BV855

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1455838 (stock #BR841)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low Co. in Boston. Oval window in rectangular surround. Front engraved with dense leafing scrolls and flowers. Horizontal oval mono plate. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 414. Excellent condition with strong definition.

Large dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 9 1/4 in. Window: H 10 1/8 x W 7 1/4 in. #BR841

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1455837 (stock #BV862)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
Modern sterling silver trinket box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with straight sides. Cover top flat and engraved with scattered flowers and foliage. Gilt washed-interior. Smart and handy. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 21659S, and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Excellent condition with strong definition and snug-fitting cover.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. BV862

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455836 (stock #BV863)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$420.00
Listed Price $600.00
English Victorian Gothic sterling silver tea strainer and sugar tongs, 1882. Open tracery handles with quatrefoil flowers and squares and circles in oval frames. Shaped and solid terminals (vacant). Sugar tongs u-form with scallop shell jaws. Strainer has round and flat pierced bowl with beaded tendrils and scalloped and studded rim. In original leather-bound case with quilted silk lining. Fully marked including London assay stamp and maker’s initials JB.

Dimensions: Strainer: H 5 1/8 x D 1 ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1455835 (stock #BW145)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$9,425.00
Listed Price $14,500.00
Victorian brilliant-cut glass and sterling silver punch bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1890. Tapering sides with zigzag flutes forming 6-point star inset with sunbursts and diaper. Turned-down collar applied with rinceaux-scrolled fruiting grapevine. Engraved interlaced script monogram. Marked “Tiffany & Co Makers Sterling Silver”. Very good condition. Dimensions: H 7 1/4 x D 16 3/4 in.

With: Victorian brilliant-cut glass and silver-plated ladle. Curved and reeded shaft with o...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1455834 (stock #BW197)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Late Empire safari flask. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield in 1924. Clear-glass body. Top encased in leather with cutout windows. Bottom has detachable sterling silver cup. Neck sterling silver as is hinged and cork-lined bayonet cover for convenient one-handed opening while holding tight to the rifle. A great alpha gift. Fully marked including Manchester retailer’s stamps for Arnold & Lewis and W. Tattersall. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 7 x W 4 3/8 x D 1 1/2 in. #BW197