This is an unusual amber glass wine decanter encased in highly decorative Greek motif metal. The metal is, most likely, pewter. The handle is styled as a winged female nymph in the configuration of a mermaid. On one side of the base is a relief of the wine god, Bacchus. The other side has a relief of the wife of Dionysus, Ariadne. The upper part has two Latin inscriptions. One means, "In wine there is truth," and the other means, "Drink wine." The vessel holds 64 ounces and appears never ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1837 VR item #1351443 (stock #G1-S6502)
This is a rare soup plate for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad circa, 1830's. It is by Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, Staffordshire, England. It features Tom Thumb on flat plain. The Tom Thumb was the first American built steam locomotive to operate on a common carrier. It is dark blue with a shell border. The diameter is 10 1/4 inches. There is glaze crazing on the back. The front is mint. Impressed mark.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1323448 (stock #SC5-21220)
This is a beautiful sterling silver tray with a deep reticulated rim. It measures 10 1/2 inches in diameter. It is marked, "Tiffany & Co., Sterling Silver 925-1000" on the back. There is a monogram. Very fine condition with some age appropriate fine surface scratches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1323333 (stock #25-375)
This tureen, with cover and under platter, was made for Princess Margaret on the occasion of her marriage in 1960. The inscription on the bottom of both pieces confirms this information. This item was sold at auction in 2006 at Christies in London. At that time it was described as, "Limoges Sevres-style turquoise ground tureen. The cover with gilt leafy artichoke finial printed and painted with vignettes of exotic birds with foliate scroll cartouches, gilded leaves and line rims." The selli...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1930 item #1323332 (stock #P3-8061B)
This Czech glass decanter set consists of the decanter and six glasses. The clear crystal is enhanced with ruby accents. The decanter measures 8 3/4 inches high. Some of the glasses have fleabites on the bases. Otherwise, the set is in very fine condition.
This chrome and glass cart can be used as a tea cart or bar cart. The clean lines make for a striking presentation. The top tray measures 24 inches long. The bottom tray is 25 1/2 inches. Total measuresment front to back is approximately 36 inches. Great condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1970 item #1323330 (stock #N4-LT0013)
This is an outstanding mid-century chrome floor by Robert Sonneman. It dates from the 1960's. Clean, simple design.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Clocks : Pre 1970 item #1323329 (stock #V8-15146)
This Harris Strong wall clock dates circa 1980's. It is walnut with ceramic markers. This is a wind up clock. The key is included. It measures 15 inches square.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1314558 (stock #P4-1029)
This is a striking pair of Napoleonic Vases with gilt decoration on a cobalt ground. The ornamentation is hand painted. One side bears the Imperial crown and N while the other the Napoleonic eagle. The vases measure 13 1/4 inches high. They are stamped with the Sevres porcelain mark. No chips, cracks or repairs. Very, very slight wear to the gilt.
This lioness bronze paperweight was made by Tiffany Studios, New York prior to 1920. Very nice detail on the figure. It is signed, "Tiffany Studios New York 887."
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1314556 (stock #X2-1324)
Edouard Gilles was the master of Barbotine. This vase is in the planter style and dates 1868-1895, It has his initials in a raised oval on the bottom along with the number, 244. It measures 11 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches high. Very fine condition with vibrant colors.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1940 item #1314458 (stock #V8-15-87)
This Deco Zsolnay figure is known as The Girl with Grapes and is done in green iridescence, known as the eosin finish. The figure stands 8 1/4 inches high and is 4 1/2 inches wide. Stamped on the bottom. Two, what appear to be firing, hairlines in the base. No chips or repairs. Made in Hungary.
The back of this Victorian locket opens and can be used for a picture or as a mourning piece. It is 18K rose gold with some inlay enamel design. The buckle on the front is enhanced with small pearls. It measures 1 inches long and 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition.
This bakelite necklace is made of discs in graduated sizes. The discs are separated by round beads. The center disc measures 2 1/4 inches in diameter. From there they reduce in size to the smallest which measures 1 1/8 inches. The closure is, also, bakelite and contains an interior screw for closing. Very fine condition.
This Arts & Crafts vase was made by Heintz Art Metal Works circa 1910. It is sterling on bronze, #3622A. The name of the design is, "Goldenrod." It stands 12 inches high. Very nice warm patina. A few rubs on one area of the back. Stamped on the bottom.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1970 item #1314348 (stock #SC24-62)
This lovely open sugar bowl and creamer are in the dainty shape in the Dainty Blue pattern, This is a popular pattern among Shelley collectors. Made in England, this pair is very fine quality. No chips, cracks, or repairs. Dates circa 1960's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1980 item #1314344 (stock #25-918)
This large Wedgwood bowl was known as the Federal Bowl and was designed by Alan Price. Mr. Price was the chief designer in the mid 20th century. This bowl features 13 medallions representing the original 13 colonies. Four U.S. presidents flank Washington D.C. landmarks on the exterior and the center interior shows George Washington in a domestic setting. This bowl was made, exclusively for Martins of Washington D.C. A lovely commemorative. The bowl is 12 inches in diameter and stands 5 3/8...
This is a very small antique German chocolate mold. Father Christmas stands just 4 inches high and is 2 1/4 inches wide. The clips are original. Very nice detail. The manufacturer and the number 990 are stamped on the inside.