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similar to VeryRare 1890s Kesslers SMOOTH AS SILK WHISKEY TopHat Advertising Sign

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #433910 (stock #G550)
Offered for sale is a very rare, circa 1890s, trade sign or display advertisement for “KESSLER’S – SMOOTH AS SILK“ WHISKEY-- shaped in the form of a TOP HAT!

This fabulous advertising piece is made of papier mache’, is painted black, and sports cream-colored lettering on both sides of the hat.

The firm of Julius Kessler Dist. Co., Inc., in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, originated in 1888 and created an American blended whiskey known for its silky smoothness!

The condition of this fab ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1960 item #1243070 (stock #M1268i)
If you are looking for a pharmacy sign that is nearly mint and sports great graphics, you can stop searching!

This awesome example dates to 1955, is painted and has a reflective finish on the large lettering. This sign is new-old-stock, was never used and was acquired directly from the family of the former proprietor of the now-defunct, Stanley, North Dakota, Rexall Pharmacy!!!

This beauty measures 36" long x 18" wide and was manufactured by the Continental Sign and Advertising Company of M...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1456703 (stock #BNJconSilk)
June Hastings
$3,600.00
17th century scene of "Son Returns Home After Making His Fortune to the Surprise of His Family". Hand painted with inks on silk, we are dating this painting pre 1900. Not examined out of frame, it looks to be in excellent antique condition. Measures in frame 20" x 38" high, site size 14" 27" high.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1461848 (stock #JJ4320)
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...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1910 item #1450426 (stock #M1414)
Presented in a frame is the highly colorful, visually-appealing and patriotic cover of an 83 page song book advertising BROMO-SELTZER. Prominently featured is the American flag waving beside the iconic, cobalt blue colored BROMO-SELTZER bottle!

This cleverly-designed image dates to the late 1890s to the early 1900s as it advertises the product as a CURE for all headaches. The passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drugs Act requiring that foods and drugs bear truthful labeling statements and meet ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1460041 (stock #11068)
Hanging scroll. Painting of two noble men on horseback. The men and the horses are dressed up beautifully and are obviously competing with each other in one way or another. Probably a scene on a horse track, the men shortly before or after a race.

Ink and mineral colors on silk, in a gold brocade mounting with bone scroll ends.

Signed in lower right: Shogai. Two red seals: Tani-shi Hidemasa; Shogai no in.

Silk: H 49 x W 16.5 in.
Mounting: H 77 x W 21.5 in.
W at the ...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1430872 (stock #M1406)
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1426193 (stock #TRC210304)
Seated in meditation with open and compassionate heart, this bodhisattva is on a spiritual journey, postponing his own salvation in order to remain on earth to help others achieve enlightenment. In contrast to some images of the Japanese Bodhisattva (Bosatsu), often depicted as austere and inward looking, here, Kimura depicts the Bodhisattva as playful, carefree, and decidedly ornate. The inverted image of white contrast dye on black silk also makes for a striking composition.

A mas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1970 item #1409233
Dowry cloth, pillow cover

Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, Sindh people, Mahar group, 20th century

Hand woven cotton, cotton and silk floss, mirrors, khaarek, interlacing and jat embroidery

A highly decorative squarish piece of lavish embroidery on handwoven red cotton, pieced from three pieces of cloth (see image 2 for the joins). Its design consists of a central square surrounded by 8 squares, all patterned with khaarek silk embroidery in differ...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #757297 (stock #171)
A charming, signed, pastel portrait by Dorothy Colles (1917-2003) who was (according to an obituary published in the Independent newspaper) "gifted in portraits of children". This picture was drawn circa 1963 (please see our other Colles picture) and was a commissioned piece for an advertising poster. Dorothy Colles has exhibited through the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of Portrait Painting. Condition - excellent. The picture 20 inches by 17.7 inches (51cm x 45cm). The original frame - 23...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Serigraphs : Pre 1990 item #1461929 (stock #12056)
The sheet size: 33 3/4"H x 39"W
The image size: 26 5/8" H x 32 3/4" W
The title: "Garden Memories"
Artist: Susan Rios (American)
Medium: 100% Arches paper, Unframed.
Signed by artist: Lower right in pencil
Edition Numbered : HC21/60, in pencil
HC mean Hors de commerce. Not for sale
but it is like AP (Atist Proof). Total Edition 545 exist.
The year made: 1988
Publisher: Martin Lawrence Limited Edition
The condition: Mint, never been ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #637592 (stock #5318)
A Victorian 15k diamond hair brooch circa 1870. This great example of Victorian period sentimental or mourning hair jewellery is in 15k yellow gold with a centrally set genuine 12 pt. rose cut diamond and a compartment on the back containing a curl of blonde hair with a silk cord. The brooch is unmarked but tested and is guaranteed to be gold, and the diamond has been checked with a gemologist. The hair compartment on this 1-7/8" x 1-1/8" pin has the original bevelled glass, and this pin weigh...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1464255 (stock #PB220001)
Private Stock
$1,050.00
Very rare Steuben cast crystal shade or plaque, shape 8418. The satin finished Pomona Green shade is 9 inches square and depicts a kneeling nude with a flowing cape surrounded by grapes and vines. This shape number is listed as a shade in the line drawings in “The Glass of Frederick Carder” by Paul Gardner.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1464254 (stock #29)
Gallerie Samdao
$5,900.00
A Fine Bronze Seated Buddha Sakyamuni Figure, U'Thong Style, Early 16th Century. Seated in Sattvasana, his hands in Bhumisparsa and Dhyana mudra. Wearing a sanghati with long sash. His face with meditative expression, downcast eyes under incised arched eyebrows, broad triangular nose and outlined lips, elongated earlobes. His hair arranged in rows of small curls. Measurements: Height - 43 cm (17 In) Don't hesitate to send your offer, we always do our best to offer the most attractive pieces for ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1464172 (stock #22064745)
Private Stock
$850.00
Beautiful 6 inch tall blue Aurene ruffled rim compote with a twist stem. The compote has a 6 inch diameter bowl with onion skin stretched rim. The compote is signed “Aurene 367" around the polished pontil.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1464082 (stock #05392)
t a t a m i
$300.00


浅沓と米俵 / CLOGS AND RICE BAGS

Wood carving asagutsu (shallow clogs) and rice bags that belong to the statue of Daikokuten (Syncretic Japanese deity of fortune and wealth). What an innovative remains and existences. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 13 x 14 x H 7cm (5.11 x 5.51 x 2.75in).


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1930 item #1464071 (stock #M1426)
Offered is a wonderful, circa 1920s, hanging, Apothecary Show Globe fashioned in the Art Deco style, complete and all-original. Very often hung in the front window of the local drug store to attract customers, these show globes were frequently filled with colored water to add extra depth and interest to their sculpted appearance.

Condition of this fabulous piece is quite fine. The interior of the globe and finial note some faint, scattered, age-related haziness. While the large globe has abs...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1464010 (stock #PB220004)
Private Stock
$2,600.00
PB220004 A very scarce decorated blue Aurene fan vase. The vase is shape 6297 and is marked “Steuben Aurene 6297" on the foot. The pontil is unpolished. The vase is 8 ½ inches tall and is decorated in white leaf and vine decoration. An example of this vase is shown in Figure 10.120 of Dimitroff’s “Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass.”