Small Pleasures, Antiques & Collectibles
Lay-Away Items may be placed on Lay-Away at the full listing price (if the item is over $150) by paying 1/2 of the purchase price (see payment terms above) and then paying 1/2 in 30 days. No extra charges are incurred. Please do not ask for lay-away if you are not ready to start paying for it right away. I am unable to hold items until you get your next pay check. (*_*) Just send me a note telling me what you are want to lay away and I will send you your 1st payment amount. You can then either send a check or money order. PayPal is the preferred method of payment. Checks or money orders are to be put in the mail on the same day or within 24 hours. Terms of lay-away

You must send your full name, address, and phone number when requesting lay-away. When payment is received (PayPal is the preferred method of payment), a hold will be placed on the item. If a check or money order payment is not received within 5 business days, the item will be placed for sale again. If an item is partially paid for, and 2nd is not received within 5 business days of due date, the money paid will be forfeited and item will be put back up for sale. No returns or exchanges on lay-away. And once you start a layaway, you can't apply the amount to something else.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #699684
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$375.00
This ivory handled crumb scoop is 13 1/4" long x 2 3/4" wide. I do not know English hallmarks so I have included the best pictures I could to show them to you. If you know please email me with the correct identification.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #825866
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$350.00
Van Bergh Silver Plate Company, Number 3 or Barbour Silver Co. #7. This large squirrel, without glass eyes, eats a nut while seated alongside a napkin holder. p. 73
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #850037
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$350.00
This Victorian grapes napkin ring is topped with a leaf draped over one side of a wine barrel which is elevated on a short pedestal. The base in the shape of a grape leaf is elevated by a low, recessed ring. It is hallmarked Standard Silver Col., Ltd, Number 733.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #829670
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$350.00
While eating a nut, a squirrel sits on branches alongside a napkin holder. It is not marked but can be found illustrated on page 74 of Figural Napkin Rings, Collector's Identification and Value Guide by Gottschalk & Whitson. Please consider the pictures part of the listing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1970 item #952110
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$295.00
This cast iron "Sunbonnet Sue" or " Dolly Dimple" door stop / bank/ paperweight/ was made by Hubley (Catalogue # 150). It was designed by Grace G. Drayton. It is 7 1/2" tall. The diameter of the base is 3 1/4".

GENERAL

The vintage and antique items I offer have had a long and historical life and can show age, or character, depending on your point of view. Unless items are described as mint, please expect age appropriate wear.

PAYMENT & SHIPPING

Payment is due within 3 days of auction end unless other arrangements have been made. Please see item description, or shipping calculator for shipping options and cost. Shipping cost does not include insurance.

All shipments for small items such as jewelry are shipped first class with delivery confirmation.

So.. If you want insurance, please tell us in your email. If you do not choose to buy insurance we cannot be held responsible for loss in transit or if a neighbor decides he would like your package. I do combine shipping whenever possible.

We usually ship either the same day or the following day upon acknowledgment of receipt of payment by PayPal. In the event you choose to pay by check or money order, the item will be shipping only after your check or money order clears .

Items are shipped safely and quickly with no extra handling fees. Shipping fees are never refundable.

All customs forms will reflect the final sales price. Buyers are responsible for all duties, custom fees, taxes, etc.

REFUNDS

We sell used, “as-is” items

RETURN POLICY

We do not accept returns unless there is a gross misrepresentation in our description. Pictures are part of the description

FINE PRINT, SIZE WEIGHT & PICTURES

I can only ship to the address you have on file with PayPal. All item are sold “as is” condition. Metal may need polishing or cleaning, watches may need to be cleaned. All measurements are approximate. I am not a gemologist, therefore I cannot determine if gemstones are synthetic, lab created or natural. All of my pictures are considered an integral part of the description.

EDUCATE ME

I am a reputable and conscientious seller. I am not an expert in any particular field. I do own a considerable number of books on quite a few subjects. Educate me! I appreciate all the wisdom that can be imparted to me, better reference tools, etc.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1950 item #750764
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$225.00
This large footed serving tray by Sheridan Silver Plate is 15 3/4" square. It has scroll work and floral designs on the edges, feet, and center. No Monograms! It is hallmarked Sheridan Silver on the bottom. There are no dents, dings! There have been no repairs to this item. This item is in excellent condition. This item weighs more than 7 lbs and will need an 18" x 18" x 12" box for shipping.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #438158
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$195.00
5-Light Sterling Candelabra is 9 3/8" tall. I believe the pattern is called Gadroon.

There are some very minor dings on the base rim, but otherwise near perfect condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1950 item #720608
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$139.95
This Mangus Aase "Rose" cream or bouillon ladle is 6.5" long The bowl is 2 7/8" long by 1 1/2" wide. It is hallmarked K.W.830s Mangus Aase symbol NM. The NM is the generic mark which roughly translates as design copyright. The mark was used from 1876-1953.

Notice the hook on the reverse and that this ladle has a gold wash bowl. It is also hallmarked 18-7-1931.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1216517
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$135.00
This is black American spoon handle is embossed black boy ( Johnnie Griffin) at finial holding enameled watermellon. Enameled black mammy holding an enameled basket on her head.

Hallmark: Sterling with an "S" for Shepard & Sterling.

Bowl is marked Charleston, S. C.

The spoon is 5 5/8" in length.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #623872
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$125.00
This Towle sterling napkin ring is 1 7/8" high and 1 1/4" in diameter. It is marked sterling on the inside along with the Towle logo and the number 8680. The beaded edge makes the napkin ring very attractive. The ring is engraved "Frances C. Tyler" .
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #858562
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$110.00
This is a real sweet antique miniature cold painted bronze African American boy and girl group reading the newspaper with a Holland headline. It is circa 1890. The boy and girl are dressed in Dutch costume. It measures 1" tall x 5/8" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #858362
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$110.00
This is a super quality little fox made of hand painted cold painted Austrian bronze. Excellent detail. Circa 1900. 2" long x 5/8" tall. Circa 1900. Quite possibly Bergman or Geschutz.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1960 item #1069537
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$99.00
This is a stunning cast brass Virginia Metalcrafter Louis XVI inkwell and stand. It is 9 1/2" long by 3" tall x 6" wide. We do have the correct inkwell and cap ( also marked Virginia Metalcrafters).

Virginia Metalcrafters 1890-2006 Waynesboro, Virgina. The started out as the Loth Stove Company and later acquired the Harvin Company of Baltimore in 1953. Authentic sand cast reproduction from special bases and alloys along with fine craftmanship and faithful attention to detail were reflected in all items made by Virginia Metalcrafters. These reproductions were as close to the originals in process, construction and finsih as was possible to achieve. VM used the Harvin Trademark. The symbol of the hand molder as well as their own Betty Lamp Hallmark in the production of many accessories such as their leaf trays, trivets, andirons, sconces, candlesticks and other decorative objects. It is no wonder they were sought after by museums, foundations, and historic preservationists to replicate our countries antiques. A list of some of their commisioned museum appointments while in business include: Thomas Jefferson, Monticello Memorial Foundation, Old Sturbridge Village, HIstoric Charleston, Historic Newport, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Colonial Williamsburg Restoration, Mount Vernon Mystic Seaport.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #435923
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$89.95
This spoon was made by Paye & Baker Mfg. Co. of North Attleboro, Massachusetts back in 1881. This spoon is 6" in length.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #479422
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$79.95
These Wood & Hughes sterling fiddle back tablespoon were made circa 1871. They are 7 1/8" long. They look and feel like coin silver but they are marked sterling. The Mono is "MEG".

I have three (3) of these tablespoons for sale @ 79.95 each

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #472455
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$69.95
This Berkeley sterling console candle holder was made in 1915 by International Silver. It is 3 1/2" tall and has the number 112 15 on the bottom. It is in excellent condition.

I have two (2) of these console candle holders for sale @ $69.95 each

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #480933
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$64.95
This sterling 1973 National Scout Jamboree souvenir spoon was made by Manchester Silver. It is in excellent condition. The enamel colors on the crest are crisp with no damage. This colorful crest appears to have been added on to the Manchester spoon. This spoon is 4 3/8" long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #698140
Small Pleasures, Antiques Collectibles
$59.95
This sterling souvenir spoon from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition is an official spoon made by Bert Ball (1902).

the handle design is 1803-buffalo hunter-covered wagon,and campfires, train 1903.

The bowl depicts the Festival Hall and central cascades. No description can convey to the mind an adequate idea of the beauty of this wonderful architectural masterpiece designed by Cass Gilbert of New York, Notwithstanding the great size of the building the festive effect is shown in every part. The building was 200 feet in diameter and 200 feet high. The auditorium contained seats for 3500 and a stage large enough for the great choruses of hundreds of voices. The largest pipe organ in the world was part of the equipment.

The spoon is hallmarked sterling as well. The spoon is 5 7/8" long. The bowl is 3/4" wide.