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similar to Young People's Illustrated Bible History...1879 Engravings+Maps

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1319367
Black Dog Antiques
$20.00
Listed Price $35.00
"...A simple and attractive account of the Great events of the Old and New Testaments.." published in 1879 by the Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich CT.Introduction by Rev. Alvin Bond,D.D. Illustrated with engravings and maps.There are 584 pages along with 10 plus pages of recommendations. The engravings are in wonderful condition with the exception of the first one which has foxing...and there is some foxing especially in the front.The leather cover is worn and the spine section is missing(see...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1441803 (stock #BU336)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
Rare Japonesque mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Square with curved sides and straight edges. Two birds soar and glide. One is viewed from below and the other from above (that is, from bird’s eye). An original and jokey design incorporating the exotic flattened Japanese perspective. Feathers are gold, and beaks, eyes, and wispy, dangly talons are copper. Crescent frame engraved with calligraphy-style presentation dated 1879. Ground hand hammered. Corner leaf-and-sc...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1492120 (stock #BZ652)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Very desirable sterling silver pea server in Vine. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Tapering handle with loosely arranged wraparound pea pod vine on tapering stem. Round bowl with pierced ornament in same motif. A beautiful conflation of symbolism and function. Interlaced script monogram engraved on verso. This pattern is commonly known as Fruits and Flowers, and was in production from 1872 to before 1904. Illustrated in: Hood. Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1999, p. 143. Fully marked. Very good con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1446672 (stock #BV250)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
Victorian Georgian Queen sterling silver soup ladle. Made by John and Henry Lias in London in 1839. King-shaped handle has engraved armorial with sword-bearing lion rampant and motto “Courage”. Deep ovoid bowl. A substantial and traditional piece made shortly after young Victoria ascended the throne. Stylistic continuity in the new reign. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Height: H 13 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV250

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1485092 (stock #BY767)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
English Georgian sterling silver baby cup, 1837. Bowl has curved sides and scrolled foot rim with applied scallop shells and four leaf and shell supports; leaf-capped double-scroll handle. Gilt interior.

Chased and engraved scene of boy riding on the back of a rescue dog, who stands at the entrance to a monastic hostelry in the Swiss Alps. An iconic illustration of the perils of mountain travel that was reproduced in painting and sculpture. A lithograph after British artist TC Wilson depicting...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1481847 (stock #BY397)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Victorian sterling silver baby cup. Made by Robert Harper in London in 1871. Baluster bowl on raised foot; wrapped and bracketed double-scroll handle with graduated beading. Chased and engraved scene from Robinson Crusoe: In the foreground stands the hero in the baggy garb of a marooned islander. He holds a long gun with more survival tools—including a hatchet—slipped under his belt. He points to a group of people in the distance. The beneficiary of his observation is Friday, the captive ind...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1479376 (stock #BY058)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Pair of Victorian Georgian sterling silver serving trays. Made by William Ker Reid in London in 1846. Each: Serpentine and gadrooned with oval well. On shoulder engraved armorial with lion rampant and Latin motto “Vive Ut Vivas” (Live That You May Live). Sturdy with nice heft and balance. Fine examples of the enduring popularity of 18th-century design well into the reign of the young queen. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 13 1/4 x D 9 3/8 in. Heavy total weight: 68.8...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1473641 (stock #TRC230207)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$3,375.00
Listed Price $3,750.00


At various times over the long history of tea practice in Japan, Korean-ware has come into high fashion and ships full of the finest ceramics from the neighboring country were brought to its shores. Such pieces have long been favored by learned cha-jin (tea people); and, older pieces such as this are quite prized today as relatively few from this era have survived in good condition. While it is possible this piece is of Japanese origin, its apparent age would make it more likely to h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1415976 (stock #TRC220405)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$1,350.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
The distinctive and easily recognizable style of Bizen pieces, such as the one featured here, originated in Okayama (south-western Japan) and has a long history that is closely intertwined with that of tea culture. Bizen-ware is known for employing a natural-ash glazing technique that is unique to this type of pottery and which requires extremely long firing times (7-14 days) at very high temperatures. This means that constant attention is required to ensure good results. The tea bowl shown here...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1488101 (stock #BZ196)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Art Nouveau Craftsman glazed earthenware whiskey jug with engraved silver overlay. Made by Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati in 1893. Globular with short neck; silver collar round mouth with lip spout flowing into c-scroll handle. Painted ear of corn with exposed kernels on shaded brown green ground. Overlay in form of entwined grapevine and berry branches with succulent fruit and outsized leaves.

The painter was Harriette Rosemary Strafer (1873-1935), who began working at Rookwood Pottery in 189...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1485865 (stock #TRC231105)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$3,825.00
Listed Price $4,250.00


When the founder of the Urasenke style of tea ceremony, Sen-So Soshitsu (1622 -1697) was invited to Kanazawa as the master of tea ceremony for the powerful Kaga lords in 1666, the first Chōzaemon came with him and established Ōhi-yaki in Kanazawa. Chōzaemon had been the chief apprentice to the Raku family in Kyoto and took with him many of the principles and ideas associated with Raku-ware. Since those auspicious beginnings, Ōhi-ware has held a high place in the world of tea cere...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1492397 (stock #BZ697)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
German Rococo 930 silver sweet meat coach. Imported to England by David Bridge in 1894. A round coach harnessed to a prancing reindeer with large antlers. A trumpet-blowing cherub holds the reins, and two more cherubs support an armorial in strapwork frame. Chased scenes depicting pastoral landscapes and frolics. Wheels rotate for a quick journey around the table. Fully marked including Hanau maker’s marks and English import marks, including London assay stamp. Very good condition.

Overall d...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1492396 (stock #BZ773)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Danish Modern sterling silver box. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover hinged and raised with flat border. Square corner supports. Fully marked including maker’s (1945-77) and designer’s (Harald Nielsen) stamps, and no. 827. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 7/8 x W 8 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BZ773

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1492395 (stock #BZ775)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
Modern sterling silver box. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. Rectangular; straight sides bisected by wraparound rectilinear band. Corner bracket supports. Cover flat and hinged with stepped rim. Midcentury Danish design by Harald Nielsen. Fully marked including Georg Jensen & Wendel maker’s stamp (ca 1945-51), which was limited to wares sold in Copenhagen, and designer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 6 1/4 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 15 troy ounces. #BZ775

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1492394 (stock #BZ776)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Modern sterling silver box. Made by Georg Jensen in Denmark. Rectangular with wraparound reeded sides and inset corner bracket supports. Cover flat and hinged with rectangular and gently curved tab. Between-the-Wars Classicism. A made-in-Denmark Swedish design by the Duke of Uppland (that is, Sigvard Bernadotte). Fully marked including maker’s (1933-44) and designer’s stamps, and no. 712. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 7/8 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 1/2 in. Weight: 8.8 troy ounces. #BZ776...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1492393 (stock #BZ676)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
Modern sterling silver water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1907. Ovoid body, stepped foot, short neck, and helmet mouth; soft bracket handle with trefoil shaped tail mount. A spare full-bodied vessel. Nice heft. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 16974 (first produced in 1907), director’s letter m, and volume (4 pts). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 1/4 x W 7 1/2 x D 5 1/8 in. Weight: 28.5 troy ounces. #BZ676

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1492391 (stock #BZ723)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Modern sterling silver hinged double picture frame. Each: Rectangular window in plain and flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including stamp for Web Silver Co., a Philadelphia maker active from the 1950s to 1970s. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Each frame: H 10 1/4 x W 8 1/8 in. Each window: 8 7/8 x W 6 7/8 in. #BZ723

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1492390 (stock #BZ695)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Set of 12 Modern sterling silver place card holders. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Each: Folded disc with turned down front mounted to round base. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 7/8 x W 1 x D 3/8 in. Total weight: 3 troy ounces. #BZ695