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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 : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38987
AntiquesDC
$120.00
Very nice vintage celluloid doll dressed up in a fanciful crepe paper Halloween costume. This is the sort of handmade party favor illustrated in Dennison's "Bogie Books". Circa 1930. Very nice condition, with just a little wear on the hat. 7" tall.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Vintage : Pre 1960 item #790100
A magnificent vintage platinum brooch formed as a floral bouquet featuring three primary blossoms tied at the bottom with a ribbon, and set with a mix of old single cut, old Swiss cut, old European cut, old mine cut, early modern brilliant round cut and French cut diamonds and round brilliant cut sapphires. The center flower features a .83-carat, old mine cut diamond of fancy cognac color and SI2 clarity; surrounded by sapphires. A flower bud is represented just above by a prong-set .34-carat ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Retro : Pre 1960 item #1220793 (stock #gam9135)
Gideon Antiques
$140.00
A great gift for an elephant lover, a Republican or a Barbar enthusiast, this is a gutsy, nicely detailed vintage sterling silver elephant form ring, hallmarked 925 inside band. Excellent condition. Ring size: 9 1/2. Diameter of head: 3/4 in wide x 3/4 in high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1301383 (stock #gab4)
Gideon Antiques
$145.00
Fill this boot with moonshine and hIt the prairie! A very cool molded black ceramic flask in cowboy boot form, nicely detailed with a leather strap holding a brass horseshoe-shaped spur, circa 1940. Measures 6" high x 4 1/2" wide. Excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Historical : Pre 1960 item #113475 (stock #G356)
Measuring 3” in diameter, the patent date indicates that this vintage, NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS pin back was manufactured in 1957, by Pictorial Productions, Inc.

It features a vintage, EARLY HOLOGRAM IMAGE, a “moving” Court Jester or Clown, who in a gallant sweeping motion, removes his broad-rimmed hat and takes a grand bow. (Tilt pin slightly to make Jester move.)

Colors: bright, buttery yellow background, jester in traditional Mardi Gras colors: dark fuchsia, green and white, with l...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1950 item #264094 (stock #BA330)
Stonegate Antiques
$155.00
Sale Pending
A vividly colorful piece, this 1940's vintage, all-original, chalkware Black Mammy memo paper holder measures 9.75 inches high x 5.75 inches wide. This particular color and form is less seldom seen on today's collectible's market!

Mammy's paper memo pad is original to the piece; however, she is missing her original pencil which would slip into the hole in her right hand and down into the broom top to form the broom handle! A present day pencil may be used as a replacement.

Condition is qu...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1960 item #822648 (stock #001)
Exquisite Barovier bowl and pestle set profusely filled with an aventurine gold spiral pattern on the interior with an exterior thread of blue/green lattimo. The rim of the bowl has a scissor cut which lends a dramatic modern aesthetic to the form. It is unusual to find these sets together. This one is a beauty! It is 7"x2"h, in excellent condition, unmarked, but clearly Barovier.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #385075 (stock #0179)
A Cellini Craft Arts & Crafts sterling ladle. This finely crafted Georg Jensen style sterling gravy ladle was made by the American Cellini Craft company of Chicago in the 1930s. This 6-1/4" ladle has a 2-1/4" wide bowl and a hand hammered finish on all surfaces; it has a looping arch of silver with nodes terminating in a ball which stands proud of the handle and is reminiscent of the Georg Jensen style. It is stamped CELLINI CRAFT HANDWROUGHT STERLING S 53 on the back; it has a Gothic style...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1390801 (stock #FA73)
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #326379 (stock #BA355)
In the mid-1800's, an unknown artist painted the face of a young Black boy in warm, soft colors, and unbeknown to the artist, forever immortalized the young boy's image! Since that time a variety of items were been produced in the image of the "Young Black boy with the Torn Hat" or "Johnny Griffin".

This circa 1900-1910 Johnny Griffin item is a double image still bank that features 2 images of Johnny's head placed back-to-back. It was manufactured by the A.C. Williams Company of Ravenna, Ohio,...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1940 item #1465729
Large Japanese Showa period circular form burlwood tray with raised sides made from a single piece of wood. 15 7/8” diameter x 2 1/4" high. The raised sides are 3/8" thick. Weighs just over 2 lbs. Likely dates from the first half of the 20th century. Very good overall condition. From the estate of a collector of Japanese mingei in Phoenix, Arizona. The original price tag remains on the bottom.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1980 item #1249202
modemodern
$445.00
Amazing huge vintage 1970s nomadic style pendant necklace with six strands of silvertone filigree wired beads with drops with opaque marbled Lucite beads in dark red, tortoise, and dark amber, with a large sculpted openwork framed hammered pendant. Hook clasp. Marked JAY FEINBERG. Stunning statement and pictures are not capturing it. 34 1/2 inches wearable length and the pendant is 5 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Metal is perfectly silvertone; other colors are reflection. Display...
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 : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1800 item #1469606 (stock #4075)
Watch Company
$2,850.00
NATIONAL WATCH Co. Elgin, Ill. 1864 – 1874 One of the most predominant early American Watch producers. This is the watch of the “Wild West”, because this manufacturer distributed watches all during the 1870s and carried by lawmen, saloon keepers, bankers, cowboys, Railroad men, and gunfighters. NATIONAL WATCH CO. was directly associated with the “Wild West” because that is what was available for them to wear and use. Learning from the errors in production and mistakes in design,...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1473615 (stock #BNJAmorRoost)
June Hastings
$450.00
A highly decorative armorial sauce boat or creamer with cover made by Samson in Paris, circa 1850. Made in the Chinese Export style, it is marked on the bottom with the iron red Samson faux Chinese mark. A highly decorative armorial sauce boat or creamer with cover made by Samson in Paris, circa 1850. On the rooster's chest is a crest flanked by a horse and griffin with scroll below is inscribed “es pereno en vieu“, which can be translated as "It is perennially alive". Measures 6.5" long, 4...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #1473445 (stock #BNJtailorGoa)
June Hastings
$425.00
Mid 19th C Staffordshire figurine of a tailor riding a goat with 2 kids in a basket. Inspired by Meissen' s Tailor of Count Bruhl figurine, the goat is carrying an iron in her mouth while the tailor is holding a small roll of material in his hand. This is of-the-period, not a reproduction, and is an excellent piece for the collector or one who values original antique Staffordshire. Measures: 5 1/8 inches high, 3 5/8' long x 2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1473410 (stock #11081)
Mask made of kiri (Paulownia) wood, showing the wide-laughing and dimpled face of god of good fortune (shichifukujin), Daikoku. The base of his hat just sitting on the top of his head.

The broad grain of the wood was used to accentuate the round cheeks, nose and nostrils. The wood was formerly stained with a reddish-brown color, now almost completely worn off. Around the eyes there are remnants of a light-colored pigment.

There are two small holes in the top of the ears in which the ...