Coin silver, wine items, absinthe items at Richards Antiques
All Items : Silver : Coin Silver : Pre 1800 item #1262101
Richards Antiques
$650 SOLD
Fine pair of coin silver sugar tongs by Jacob Cuyler (1741-1804) of Albany, New York, made about 1780. Several pieces made by him are in the Albany Institute of History and Art. His mark is illustrated on page 36 of Albany Silver 1652-1825, the catalog published by the Institute to accompany its 1964 exhibit of Albany silver. These tongs have beautiful tracery and shell ends soldered to the bow, as is usual for this period...
All Items : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1247825
Richards Antiques
$200.00
We have seen single pieces from this set of toy plates but never a set of six. They are stencil and sponge ware decorated 4-inch plates made in the early 20th century by the famous Creil Montereau factory in France. The pattern name is Rabbits and Carrots and there are a few different scenes on the various pieces. This set has decoration of a rabbit with a fork. We have other rare pieces of this set which we can offer if you are interested. The plates are all in good condition...
All Items : Books and Publications : Cooking : Pre 2000 item #1205769
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$8.00
"Celebrations Italian Style: Recipes and Menus for Special Occasions and Seasons of the Year" by Mary Ann Esposito, seen nationally on Public Television's Ciao Italia. Many, many, many recipes. Unused copy with store price label on back.
All Items : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #1167368
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$95.00
Sauce label for KETCHUP made in England around 1810 and remaining in very good condition. This is Old Sheffield Plate (OSP), but the silver is in very good shape with only the very slightest blush showing on a few of the beads at the top. It is 1⅜ inches wide and about ½-inch high. A nice addition for your collection of bottle labels or tickets or just fun if you like ketchup.
All Items : Advertising : Beer and Alchohol : Pre 1910 item #1166528
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$150 SOLD
Handsome and very graphic placard advertising Jules Bertier & Cie champagne. This is on heavy cardboard stock, retaining the original pink ribbon used to hang it in a bar of wine store. It is in excellent condition with just a couple of small, light stains on the bottom border which can be seen in the photograph. The design is by Max Sidaine which operated in Bordeaux from 1880 to 1923. It is in the great tradition of French Art Nouveau graphics...
All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Pre 2000 item #1166527
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$35.00
Signed presentation copy of Millie's Book As Dictated to Barbara Bush. Pasted on the half title page is a book plate with gift inscription and signature (see photograph). This is a stated first edition, 4th printing. It is in very good condition. There is a crease at the top corner of the front flap of the dust wrapper as well as a bit of curl at the top of the wrapper. There is a small raised area at the top of the first two pages left by a paper clip that was once attached there.
All Items : Books and Publications : Historical : Pre 1990 item #1166525
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$50.00
This is the Reagan Inaugural commemorative catalog for the sale of the Codex Leicester by Leonardo da Vinci at Christie's on 12 December 1980. The codex was purchased by Armand Hammer and lent to the Presidential Inaugural of Ronald Reagan. Pasted on the title pages is a label reading: "Nancy and I are very pleased that this major work, Leonardo's The Codex Leicester, has been made available to our Presidential Inaugural celebration enabling so many Americans to share in his diverse genius...
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1164387
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$365 SOLD
Good early 18th century octagonal base case candlestick of French origin. It is quite hefty (weight: one pound, seven ounces) and stands 8¼ inches tall. It has a strong knop which enhances its appearance; it is carefully finished with etched lines on the base and shaft. You might also note how nicely the maker has finished the underside of the base, even including etched lines there. There is an ejector hole to help remove the burnt down stubs...
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1900 item #1164325
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$175.00
Beautifully crafted barley twist or spiral bell metal candlestick, nice patina. Made in two pieces. Height is 7 inches. There is a small ½-inch pushed-in bruise on the sharp top edge of the base but this is barely noticeable. Early 19th century. Detailed photographs are available and can be emailed on request.
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1164323
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$450.00
Pair of cast square-based brass English candlesticks of classical style dating from the George III era, circa 1780. They make a nice presentation at their height of 10½ inches. The also retain their original bobeches whose gardrooned decoration happily echoes the gardrooning on the bases. These were cast in two parts; we have a photo of the top without the bobeche showing the seam lines at the corners...
All Items : Furniture : Pre 2000 item #1163313
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$15.00
A heavily illustrated, handsome quarto size book dealing with a subject on which there is little other reference material. Published in 1991 it should find a place in any good library devoted to American furniture and folk art. This copy is in very good condition with minor wear showing at the spine ends and some wear damage at the top of the dust jacket, including a clean two-inch tear at the left side which can be seen in the scan...
All Items : Art Glass : Pre 1970 item #1162447
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$75.00
Very important collection of Tiffany Favrile glass, a collection formed by James Coats and the Brian Connelly of New York. Sold by Parke-Bernet on October 21, 1966. Color and black and white photographs. Area of water damage at bottom left about 2 1/2 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches high. List of prices realized affixed to inside of front cover. Prices noted in pencil next to first four items. A very rare catalog of spectacular collection.
All Items : Art Nouveau : Pre 1970 item #1162427
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$15.00
Tiffany Wisteria and Dragonfly lamps as well as floor lamps and a lot of rare favrile glass plus Steuben, etc. Softcover. 7" x1 0", 49 pages, 179 lots, color and black and white illustrations; prices realized list included. Very Good condition. Auction was held October 30, 1970 on New York City by Parke-Bernet, predecessor to Sotheby's.
All Items : Metalware : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1162081
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$400 SOLD
Smart-looking heavy cast brass candlestick made about 1730 in Northwestern Europe, possibly in Denmark. Made in two pieces that come apart; you can see the hand-made threads. The parts fit very tightly. Overall quality is very high. Note how carefully it is finished with finely engraved lines on the base and the shaft...
All Items : Books and Publications : Cooking : Pre 2000 item #1161187
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$7.00
This is a paperback copy of a basic cookbook by the doyenne of Italian cooking. This is a 1997 reprint of the 1986 original. It is like new except that someone has clipped the top right corner of the front free endpaper, obviously to excise the name of the previous owner.
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1920 item #1161098
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$10.00
These three photographs were in old frames. they ae all between 6 1/2 and 7 inches wide and between 9 and 9 1/2 inches high. There is some damage around the edges (chips, etc.) and the darker one of the soldier sitting has a crease in the left side, a split at the top.. They are somewhat brittle. Most of these defects can be seen in the scans. I am not sure but I think these may be from the World War I era.
All Items : Militaria : Pre 1960 item #1161058
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$20.00
This is an official U. S. Army Photograph of General Willard G. Wyman, inscribed "To Jason Burns with Warm Good Wishes, W G Wyman". It is an 8 by 10 matte photo. It is dated on the back 21 March 1956 and has an official Army stamp spelling out rules for its use. Wyman, who was a commander at the Normandy landings, was born in 1898 in Augusta, Maine, and died in 1969 in Washington. It is in good condition. There is a light crease at the upper left corner.
All Items : Textiles : Pre 2000 item #1161048
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$15.00
This is the December/January 1994 issue of this nicely done magazine which was published for 15 years from March 1981 to March 1996. Interesting and well-done articles and beautifully illustrated advertising. The table of contents of the issue: Cover: Konya kilim Lead Article: Tracking the Archetype, by Marla Mallett Technique-generated designs and their mutant offspring The Second Grand Persian Conference and Exhibition, by Murray L...
 
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