5 gilded brass Confederate General Officers and Officers of the General Staff vest buttons. Marked "Wm. Dowler", "Superior Quality". Two piece with domed shell with an eagle surrounded by 14 five-pointed stars. Appraised in 2006 for insurance purposes, see photo. This button is from the original family and is the first time on the market. Guaranteed authentic.
AMERICAN WATCH CO.
1859 – 1873
Commonly referred to as “The Mother of all American Watch Companies”, this manufacturer was a international pioneer in watch production and accuracy. They were the first to gain independence from European watch providers in the New World. But more than that, they sought to provide a more accurate watch at a affordable price to the American Citizen. After beginning activity in Boston by the Boston Watch Co. 1853 – 1859, In January 1859,...
A man carrying a load of firing wood followed by his faithful dog, a solitary cow standing near its barn in the background, a man leaving the side door of his house carrying a bucket, and a man and woman leaving the home in a sleigh carriage driven by two horses down a country road – all orchestrate to create the nostalgic beauty which Currier and Ives created as the nation attempted to forget the pains of the Civil War.
Undoubtedly a New England vignette, it resonates with Americ...
Offered is a very rare, highly ornate and meticulously detailed, 1887, medicine advertising mirror made for the G.G. Green Pharmaceutical Manufacturer of Woodbury, New Jersey. It features 3 PATENT MEDICINES, patent-owned and offered by Surgeon, Colonel G.G. Green. (brief Bio below)
This gorgeous advertising mirror was gifted to select pharmacists who were required to sign a contract promising to consistently offer the particular Green's medicines that were imprinted on the mirror's frame...
This rare set of five hand wrought 1930's sterling silver heart shaped buttons were designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling in the 1930's. Each button measures 3/4" X 3/4". All are in beautiful condition & each is signed on the reverse with the early WS hallmark. In our 30+ years of collecting Spratling we have never come across this design.
This little guy is adorable. The pin is a fish done in shiny sterling silver and the body is set with inlaid abalone shell. The fish is just 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" - small and pretty much wearable on any outfit. It is in good shape, and it is marked as shown, and there is a tiny eagle mark on one fin.
An amazing 970 silver necklace with crescent shaped bezel set onyx cabochons in a cascading design by Antonio Pineda.
This necklace measures about 16 1/4" around with a diameter of about 5". Drops down in front about 2 1/2". Each crescent is about 1 5/8" across.
Has a secure box clasp.
Marked with 970, Pineda Crown, Silver, Hecho en Mexico, Eagle 17 and style number YY 456.
Has some tarnish and minor signs of wear. The stones feel smooth with only one tiny flake to one point. Wei...
A Japanese Hirado underglaze blue porcelain Mizusashi (water jar) of "barrel" form with a flat, circular cover bearing a spherical knop. The jar is decorated with two kirin galloping across stylized waves. The mouth and the cover bear bands of formalized, archaistic dragons and dots with the recessed foot surrounded by a band of stylized lotus flowers. Dates Late Meiji Period (1880-1900). Measures 8 inches high. 6.5" diameter. In excellent condition.
Very Rare Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Swatow Porcelain Incised Celadon Dish (Ex. Lammers Collection)
This large and rare porcelain dish, of the type known as "Swatow" ware, was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty at the Zhangzhou kilns in Fujian province where many such wares were made for export around South-east Asia. More specifically, this dish was very likely produced at one of the kilns in Pinghe County, possibly at Wuzhai village where very similar incised cel...
Set of 8 Chinese porcelain plates, each decorated in Kangxi style with a peacock standing in a landscape with its tail fanned out and encircled by an elaborate band with fan and lozenge shaped vignettes of blossoming and fruiting sprigs within diaper bands. All in excellent antique condition with very little wear to the enamels. No chips, no cracks, no hairlines. Measure 8.5" diameter x 1 high.
This museum quality chawan dates from 1640 to the1690’s. Though well known, this almost Iga like deep green glaze is more uncommon than the usual warmer tones. It is typical of this time period. As pictured, it comes with a later signed box giving its name “Chill”.
The translation of what is on the inside of the lid is as follows:
Shigaraki Tsutsu Chawan (Cylindrical tea bowl make at the Shigaraki kiln)
Chill (Its name) (Sei vei which means ‘Chill’)
Haku so – tenth gen...
Contemporary pottery pieces of 'Ikayaki' (Grilled squid) made from old 'Kashigata' (Wooden mold for making traditional Japanese confectionery). 14 x 8.5 x 1.5cm (5.51 x 3.34 x 0.59in) each.
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A sterling silver Blossom bowl from Georg Jensen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Measures about 8" by 5 5/8" by 2". Marked on bottom as shown. Beautifully crafted, fine vintage example.
Fostoria Glass Company made this American bowl in the 1950's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
THREE BLUE EMPTY BOTTLES
Aesthetic glass texture with impurities. Unintentional, distorted, and incomplete, as it is. Showa period, early-mid 20th century, Japan. approx. 16.3 x 6.8 x 4.5cm (6.41 x 2.67 x 1.77in).
In such natural condition as is, with coincidental dents due to uneven old manufacturing process in which look like cracks. More solid than it looks.
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Featuring a beautiful antique Victorian 14k solid gold, pearl brooch pin and pendant made by the fine Krementz company of New Jersey who also made pieces for Tiffany & Co. 9 fine high luster pearls are prong set. 72 seed pearls are set in 8 petals. Circa 1900. Stamped 14k and the Krementz hall mark. Can be worn as a brooch or pendant. The pendant ring is on a hinge that swivels up and down. Excellent condition. All original with no replacements or damages. Safety clasp works well. Dimensions: 13...
WOODEN MODELS FOR JAPANESE ARCHERY
Very rare find of wooden miniature models for the samples of how to learn Japanese traditional archery including knot tying technique of 'yugake' (glove on the right hand), 'kote' (gauntlet), 'kasa' (woven hat), and arrows.
Meiji period (1868-1912). Head: approx. H 9.5cm (3.74in)
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Large Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled “Keisho” (Make-up), No 2, from a series of six self-published prints titled “Women’s Manners of Today” by Kobayakawa Kiyoshi (1899-1948). At the upper left, the print is dated 6th month of Showa 5 (1930) and signed with the artist's red bird/duck seal below. The title is in kanji in the lower margin. A seal at the lower left margin shows it is from a limited edition of 100. Naga-oban (visible size: 19 7/8" x 11 3/8"); frame: 27" x 18...