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similar to Vintage Fedora Hat-Form Paperweight

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Pre 1990 item #1435062
Indonesia, East Sumba, 1970-1990

Handspun cotton, commercial dyes, warp ikat, twining

A vintage example of one of the oldest ikat patterns for men’s cloths (hinggi) made in East Sumba, called patola ratu, that has a complex netting of geometric forms. The textile is constructed from two long identical panels hand-stitched together along the warp to form a double width. The primary motifs arranged in alternating red and blue-black columns are variations o...
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 : 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 #1446404 (stock #3083)
Watch Company
$2,800.00
AMERICAN WATCH CO. 1859 – 1873 Boston, Mass. 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,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1464460 (stock #MB797)
Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Dog (206 BC - AD 220)

This pottery model of a dog was made some 2,000 years ago, during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and has been excavated from Sichuan province. It is made from a relatively high-fired grey pottery and has traces of white pigment remaining on its surface. The detail is good for this type of Sichuan pottery dog, with a well-defined harness, studded and buckled, and curled up tail. It stands alert with its mouth open.

It is a good size wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1464394 (stock #1483)
This seven feet tall Antique Korean Trident is the only Joseon Dynasty Trident ever offered for sale. The few existing examples are all in museums in Korea. Only Korea has this type of trident with the small round iron cymbals under the fork for scaring off tigers and other wild animals. The shape of the fork is also uniquely Korean. The Chinese trident has much rounder corners. 82 inches (208 cm) tall, 8.5 inches (21.5 cm) wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1464375 (stock #MB637)
LARGE Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Binh Thuan Shipwreck

This impressive large porcelain dish was made in the late 16th century, during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty, and was recovered from the cargo of the "Binh Thuan" wreck. It is of the type known as "Swatow" or "Zhangzhou" ware. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, the bold underglaze blue decoration featuring in the centre, a standing phoenix, surrounded by various floral patterns including pa...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1464370 (stock #MB788)
Rare Reference Book: Classical Chinese Furniture – Marcus Flacks

Unlike other Asian cultures of the 17th and 18th centuries, the Chinese did not sit on the floor. The simple fact that the Manchu invaders imported highly flexible furniture from their yurts influenced the development of Chinese design and decorative arts. Within a few years of the Manchu invasion, Chinese craftsmen combined their highly refined design aesthetic with extraordinary exotic woods, veneers, and lacquer to create ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1464355 (stock #MB567)
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Large Glazed Pottery Ding Tripod - Dragons

This very rare and unusual example of a ding tripod was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) from a fairly high-fired pale reddish-brown pottery. It is extremely "heavily-potted" and unusually tall. It is coated in a streaky green glaze, the colour of which varies due to runs and variations in its thickness. In places the glaze has acquired a silvery iridescence, especially where thin, a result of exposure to mo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1464352 (stock #MB740)
Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain bowl, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province. This is one of a variety of different Qingbai porcelain wares in saggars, mostly bowls and dishes of varying sizes and patterns, that we were very lucky to be able to acquire some time ago and now offer for sale. 

Northern ...