This sterling silver sugar spoon with a nice shaped bowl is in the desirable Art Nouveau style Les Cinq Fleurs pattern, first made by Reed & Barton in 1900. It is in excellent condition and has never been monogrammed. It is 6 ¼ inches long. More photos are available and can be emailed on request.
Loads of interesting information in 716 pages in a leatherette binding in very good condition. "RP Operations" written on ffep. Speed table shows how long it takes a ship to travel various distances at various speeds. Most of the pages contain distances between various ports of call. Published by Waterman Steamship Corporation of Mobile, Alabama, whose home building is illustrated in a drawing on the first page. This is Third Printing, with corrections, March 1970...
Intriguing catalog of a sale of Costume and Decor Designs, Drawings, Photographs and Books relating to Dance Theatre, Opera and Cabaret held on December 6, 1979 by Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., in New York. Among the artists included are Pierre Bonnard, Jean Cocteau, Giorgio De Chirico, Erte, and Pavel Tchelitchew. As was the custom at that time, lot estimates are listed at the back. The catalog is unmarked and in "like new" condition.
Cake serving knife with a sterling handle in the Wallace Violet pattern and a new stainless blade. Wallace first made this Art Nouveau style in 1904. Overall length is 9 ½ inches.
rare first edition of Dynamo by Eugene O'Neill, the only American playwright to win a Nobel Prize. This is a very good copy of the 1929 first edition of the play. This copy was purchased in 1957 from a well-known antiquarian bookseller on Madison Avenue in New York City whose firm had purchased 10 copies when the book was published and still had one some original stock remaining. There is some sun fading on the spine, a split of the front hinge and an incipient split of the back hinge...
HARDCOVER catalogue with dust jacket, excellent condition, titled, "The Morgan Collection of Highly Important English and Continental Silver and Objects of Virtue." Sale was held on October 26, 1982. The top lot was a Charles II silver-gilt toilet set that sold for $418,000. Catalog is clean inside and out (there are price notations written in it). All 68 lots are illustrated, many in color, with one fold-out. 10" high X 8" wide, 68 pages...
Poems by America's greatest playwright. First edition. Scarce item. Price-clipped dj. ISBN 0-89919-007-3.
Catalog from Northeast Auctions (Ronald Bourgeault) of "The Robert M. Whittemore Paperweight Collection" held on August 1, 2003. There were 119 lots all of which are illustrated in full color. Includes the prices realized list from the sale. Very good condition, unmarked. Price includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.
Absinthe era saucer from a French bar with a burgundy rim. This is an actual saucer from the late 19th or very early 20th century that was used in a bar in the Charente Martime departement in the Southwest of the country. It measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter. There is some wear to the rim decoration from long years of use. The back is glazed. There are a couple of small chips on the inside of the foot but they are really not noticeable when it is on a table or other flat surface...
Heavily illustrated catalog of sale at Christie's held on October 29, 1990. Includes list of prices realized.
Catalog for sale of 474 lots of American Indian art held April 27 and 28, 1984. Heavily illustrated in color and black and white. Condition is very good, tight, no markings.
Silver plated caddy spoon in the bead pattern dating from the late 19th century. This English piece is in good condition and is 3 1/2 inches long. Marked EPNS A1 on back.