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Here is a whimsical piece of folk art, possibly depicting an Australian Cassowary. A plastic coconut shell serves as the body, the feathered tail and headdress are accented by a furry brown material while the spindly neck and legs made from sticks. Unsigned.
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.
Soft blue suede outfit. Flared paints with shirt jacket. Studs with faux turquoise. Size 4/6~ Waist 24"; pant leg (waist to bottom) 41"; shirt~ shoulder to shoulder seam 15-1/2"; length( center/back collar to bottom) 26"; arms~ shoulder seam to cuff 22". This outfit has never been professionally cleaned.
Dainty solid gold earrings that were purchased in Europe. The pendants measure 1/2". Unmarked but acid test 18kt. Total weight: 2 grams.
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Social history of England(poor, slums, underclass) written by C. Edwards Lester. Published by Harper and Brothers New York 1841. Two volume set which shows some wear and foxing throughout. Please refer to pictures.Sold as is.
An unusual frame with characters and "beading." There is some wood loss on the characters and restoration may be needed. The frame with glass measures 25-1/2" x 21"; the unsigned print, 20" x 16".
A heavy sterling possibly pin with hand set marcasites and simulated mabe pearl. Faux emerald(green glass) eyes. Stamped 935 along with a marker's mark (LEP or LED) in a cartouche.One small marcasite is missing. 2" x 1.25" ~13.8gr. ...
Signed ELLIS in block letters in the lower right corner. A small brown spot is in the upper right corner. Professionally framed and matted under glass. Frame measures 11" x 21"
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 ...
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A first edition, second issue which includes the story Brown of Calaveras. Published in 1870 by Fields Osgood & Co. Boston. Issues: gilt lettering has faded on the boards which now appear light brown; the boards also show wear and staining, predominately on the back where the ends are worn, stained and chipped; the book is slightly cocked, there are gilt initials imprinted on brown front free endpaper, and there is light foxing. Sold as is.
Possibly an unstated first edition. A beautifully illustrated copy in very good condition with red leather boards, embossed flowers and gilt highlights and gilt beveled edges. There is one small spot on the back board also on one page; a few pages have dog ear creases ( see photos).Song lyrics (no musical bars). Published in 1880 by John W. Lovell, New York.
A vibrant pastel landscape in a period frame.The glass is missing. Signed very indistinctly in the lower right corner, the name appears to be E.S. Kulnic, E. Skolnic or E.S.Rolnic (please see companion piece). The paper has a small tear in the stream area, and due to the backing there are small bumps within the sky but not noticeable from a distance. Reframing would be advisable. The picture measures 11-1/2" x 24", the frame 15-1/2"x 27". Not examined out of the frame.
Ca 1960 A textured gold leaf set that includes necklace, earrings (screwbacks), bracelet and brooch. The chain is gold filled but is not original to the piece (signed by DeCurtis). Loran Sim was a Providence jewelry manufacturer active during the 50's & 60's.All items are marked Loran Sim 1/20 12k gf.
A wide, undulating sterling cuff. Marked 925, it measures 1-1/2" wide and weighs 44 grams...Light wear.
An unmarked, three dimensional chased sterling bangle with Hindu deity, demon, flowers, and trees. A hollow bangle, it is quite small- perhaps for a child or someone with a small hand. The inner diameter measures only 2-1/16".
A chromo-lithograph by G. Dianz (?) and copyrighted by F. DeMauro 23 Duane St. New York.The picture is slightly curled on the lower edge but covered by the frame. Framed under glass, the frame measures 18" x 21-1/2".
Ca 1940 A vibrant watercolor framed under glass and signed Munir. The frame measures 12" x 16"; the picture, approximately 6-3/4" x 11". Not examined out of frame.
A plain yellow gold wedding band marked 18k along with initials and date (3.31.46 or 56).It weighs 2 grams and is a size 4.25.