A simple, elegant set of six spoons stamped 950 Sterling.There is no maker's mark and they are in their original box. The spoons measure 4-1/2".Combined sterling weight: 1.6ozs.
Published in 1925 by the Government Printing Office, Washington, here is a rare copy of memorial addresses given to the 68th Congress.The black silk boards show modest wear with some light smudging. The book is a tad musty otherwise in fine condition. 44pp.
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.
A complete three volume boxed set published in 1946 by Alfred A Knopf. Volume I includes The Bridal Wreath and Volume II, The Mistress of Husaby. The brown linen board of Volume III (The Cross) has an old water stain and its ripple very faintly carries over to a few pages otherwise all books are fine.The box itself has some paper loss at the edges and corners, a split, and wear on the bottom; there is also a small stain adjacent the label."The complete trilogy by the great (Norwegian) novelist ...
The lock is marked ASJ with the hallmarks for sterling, Birmingham and the letter B for 1976. One of the loops is also marked. It weighs 18.5grams and measures 6-3/4" x 5/8".
An art glass vase by Swedish designer, Kjell Englaman.There is a Kosta Boda label and the piece is signed along with a production number 49111. It measures approximately 7-5/8" x 6" and weighs 2.9lbs.
A heavy 3-D gold plate pendant faintly marked (RE-) with ropetwist chain. The cast pendant measures 3" x 2-1/2", the chain 24". Total weight 1.4ozs.
An unsigned vintage crystal choker that measures 15". The c- clasp is marked Sterling. One jump ring is a replacement.
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A pen and ink print signed W.V.V.T in the lower right corner. There is a small white spot in the right area (see photos) and dark spot above that... there is also rippling in the upper left corner-- the paper may have been pasted to a background but we have not examined it out of the frame. 12" x 16"
Major retrospective of Bonington's paintings, watercolors and prints that were featured in an exhibit sponsored by the Yale Center for British Art. The book is written by Patrick Noon who reviews Bonington's life and work in the first half of the book. Hardcover w/dustjacket published by Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1991. 165 color plates + b/w illustration. 315pp. Mint condition.
An etching by William D. Parish ( 1862-1949). Signed W.D. Parish in the lower left corner. Parish was born in Rhode Island, studied at Académie Julian in Paris, and subsequently moved to Cape Cod, MA where he painted during the 20s and 30s. In 1937, after his wife's death, he moved to CA. Matted but unframed. The picture measures approximately 6-1/2" x 4-1/2".
Ca 1970 A sophisticated gold filled necklace with black glass balls marked 1/20 14kGF on the clasp. 18-1/4" x 1/2. Weight 26 grams.
Published by HARPER & Brothers,New York, 1883. "Containing an Account of THE PRINCIPAL PROPER NAMES Mentioned in ANCIENT AUTHORS And Intended to Elucidate All the Important Points Connected with the Geography, History, Biography, Mythology, and Fine Arts of the Greeks and Romans Together with AN ACCOUNT OF COINS, WEIGHTS and MEASURES With Tabular Values of the same." Brown leather over boards book(the leather shows signs of wear.) The end papers have foxing and the pages have toning ho...
Ca 1960 A pierced sterling malachite and gold tumi that may be worn as a pendant or brooch. The tumi tests 18k, and it is marked 925 on the bale. The malachite has a few nibbles but they're only evident with magnification and bright light. 1-1/8" square.Weight 10.5grams.
A tan hardcover with black lettering published by Doran, New York, 1919. The boards show light wear and the front board is separating from the spine. Maugham misspelled with final "n" on front board and spine.
This set includes three(3) First Editions: DRIFT FROM TWO SHORES(Houghton Osgood 1878) , THE TWINS OF TABLE MOUNTAIN(Houghton Osgood 1879) and THE STORY OF MINE (Houghton Osgood 1878); also an early edition of Harte's Complete Edition of THE POETICAL WORKS (James Osgood 1877). Ornate brown boards with gilt lettering and black embossed design. Of the four, THE STORY OF MINE shows the most wear. The black pastedown has spotting, the boards show wear and the pages up to the title page have separat...
Ca 1970 A light weight silver filigree chain from Peru. Unmarked, it measures 66 inches and has no clasp.
A black satin coat or dress with brocade embellishments. There are tears which we prefer to leave to a professional restorer (under arms, on bodice side and in the center back). There is also satin loss on the cuffs, wear on the front ribbon ends and several small holes. Sold as is. Length 46"~shoulder to shoulder 17".