Black Dog Antiques
A happy Buddha jade pendant or charm. Unmarked but the frame tests positive for 14k. 3/4" x 1"~ 8.6 Grams
Black Dog Antiques
Ca 1920 A wonderful set of liqueur cups with etched silver plate holders. The glasses are also etched with flowers. Two holders have a daisy design, three feature holly and berries and four have bamboo. Unmarked -some have some dark spots.1-1/4"(h) x 1-5/8"(w)
CA 1940 A heavy sterling four-panel bracelet with pyramid design. There are eight rows of "quill" connectors. Marked Sterling Taxco 925. 7-1/2" x 1-1/4". 46 grams.
Here is a rare and wonderful photo collage of scenes from the building of the Alaskan Highway (completed in 1943.) Original snapshots. The center photo highlights what appears to be the official ribbon cutting; sixteen photos surround it. Below is a cartoon of a bear taking a picture of a man. Not examined out of the frame. 13" x 15".
A colorful, vintage print by listed artist, Salvatore Petruolo. The original gilt frame (with glass) shows signs of wear and chipping. The label on the back reads "R.H.White & Co. Boston ...)The frame is 16" x 22" ~ print 10" x 16". Not examined out of frame.
A 10k gold etched gold fob with the letter "H"(possibly for Harvard). Inset carnelian stone.Marked 10k Peters Pat.Weight 2.3 grams ... 3/4"x1/2"
An excellent reference book signed by the author, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. and published in 1982 by Dodd Meade. The jacket has a few tears ( see photos) however, this hardcover is in nice tight condition. A fine history of the Gorham Company (Providence, Rhode Island) and their silverware products. There are 295 b&w photographs, 8 color plates, 40 photographs of marks, photographs of 313 flatware patterns. 332pp.
A Vision Shared: A Classic Portrait of America and Its People: 1935-1943. Published by St. Martins Press in 1976. Text by Hank O'Neal, photos by Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans etc... This hard cover coffee table book is tight and clean however the dust jacket is tattered. A small stain is also at the bottom of the front beige linen board. Wonderful B&W photos that capture that period in time.
Great resource. Unstated first edition paperback published by Harmony House in 1975. The cover shows some wear... an area in the corner probably had a label ( it's sticky)..otherwise this highly collectible book is in fine condition.
An antique colorized engraving (after Jean Honore Fragonard) by Jacques Couche. Housed in an ornate a gold gilt period frame.Height including bonnet 22-1/4" x 13-3/4".
A gilt sterling barpin. No marcasites are missing. Marked Made in Germany TF Sterling. 2-1/2"
Ca 1930 An early painting by noted Hungarian artist, Jozsef Turi- Jobaggy. There is a minor tear at the top and some paint loss on the left side ( please refer to photos). Not examined out of the period frame which measures 12-1/4" x 17-7/8". Minor rippling.
A rare softcover published in December 1, 1952 by the US Department of Justice Office of Alien Properties.Signed by the researcher along with a dedication note.There are more than 4000 movies listed along with the type of film ( documentary, feature, military etc.) as well as the producer. The paper cover has a small tear at the spine otherwise in fine condition.96pp.
A sinuous, wide, gold plate bracelet stamped on the back with the crown Trifari plate. It measures 6-1/2" x 1" and shows very light wear. Weight 75.9 grams.
This lot includes McGovern and McGovern~ Shriver pins, lapel pins, bumper stickers and an auction promo.Some of the stickers are slightly musty and curled. The pins are in great shape and vary in size.All sold as is.
Stated "One of twenty" prints by illustrator and children's book publisher. Helena Chase Johnson. The print is also marked "For Norman" along with her signature. An interesting note -- Chase owned The Little Hotel by the Sea (located at the Grande Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, Calif.) The hotel boasted of having a beautiful six-passenger mahogany elevator, making it "The Littlest Hotel in the World with an Elevator."
Published by Chronicle Books 2007, an oversized hard cover with dust jacket... A comprehensive chronicle of the house of Cartier. "Long out of print, Nadelhoffer's exhaustive research has been revived with lush new photography and design sketches of the world's most distinctive and finely crafted jewelry. Through charming and compelling anecdotes, these famed gems and the elite clientele who don them are brought to life. This fully illustrated account is the essential complement to any jewelry ...
Nicely framed antique print. Light foxing but more pronounced on the edges. The frame measures 13" x 18". Not examined out of frame-sold as is. "In the French engraving Le Lever after Freudenberg, of the 1780s (illustration, right), gentle social criticism is levelled at the lady of the court; that she slept without unlacing her stays, apparently, perhaps can be seen as artistic licence. Her maids dress her with deference, while the wallclock under the hangings of her lit à la polonaise reads n...