Coin silver, wine items, absinthe items at Richards Antiques
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #932323
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Antique blown glass topette with original stopper from an old French bar holding two doses or portions. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This topette was hand blown in heavy lead glass, has a mark from the pontil on the bottom. This one is 4 3/4 inches tall to the top of the stopper, and dates from about 1900 or earlier...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #931932
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Antique blown glass topette with three rings from an old French bar. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This topette was hand blown in heavy lead glass, has a nice polished pontil on the bottom and also has some of the characteristics one finds in hand blown pieces...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #931929
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$125 SOLD
Rare antique blown glass topette with ten rings from an old French bar. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This is an unusually large one; those holding 10 doses are quite rare...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #930899 (stock #C356)
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$50.00
Vintage French absinthe spoon, Les Feuilles #1, circa 1900. These spoons were placed over a glass with a sugar cube on top, and the water was poured over the cube to reduce the bitterness of the absinthe. This is guaranteed to be a period absinthe spoon from a French bar; it is not one of the many reproductions which are being sold on the Internet. It is in very good condition, showing some stains and oxidation from use...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #930885 (stock #C356)
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$50 SOLD
Vintage French absinthe spoon, Les Pipes #7, circa 1900. These spoons were placed over a glass with a sugar cube on top, and the water was poured over the cube to reduce the bitterness of the absinthe. This is guaranteed to be a period absinthe spoon from a French bar; it is not one of the many reproductions which are being sold on the Internet. It is in very good condition, showing some stains and oxidation from use...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #930871 (stock #D64)
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SOLD
Vintage French absinthe spoon, Les Feuilles #2, circa 1900. These spoons were placed over a glass with a sugar cube on top, and the water was poured over the cube to reduce the bitterness of the absinthe. This is guaranteed to be a period absinthe spoon from a French bar; it is not one of the many reproductions which are being sold on the Internet. It is in very good condition, showing some spots where the plating has worn from use exposing the brass underneath...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #930839 (stock #C439)
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$52.00
Fine quality absinthe spoon, Les Carrés #10, circa 1900 with the maker’s poinçon or mark on the back of the handle (the mark, however, is struck poorly so it is difficult to read). These spoons were placed over a glass with a sugar cube on top, and the water was poured over the cube to reduce the bitterness of the absinthe. This is guaranteed to be a period absinthe spoon from a French bar; it is not one of the many reproductions which are being sold on the Internet...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #928276
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$75 SOLD
French absinthe era bar saucer with 1 franc 75 centime price with light blue rim and mostly worn gilt line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #928272
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$65.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 1 franc 25 centime price with light blue rim and mostly worn gilt line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1920 item #928264
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 3 franc 50 centime price and scarce silver-gilt rim and line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer. The saucers were stacked by your place and when you were ready to pay l'addition (the bill), the barman or waiter simply added up t...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #928257
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$110.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 5 franc price and scarce silver-gilt rim and line decoration. Less saucers were made with high prices on them and are consequently harder to find. Most saucers of this pre-ban period had considerably lower prices on them. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #927926
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 2 franc 50 centime price with yellow rim and gilt line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer. The saucers were stacked by your place and when you were ready to pay l'addition (the bill), the barman or waiter simply added up the amo...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #927921
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 1 franc 75 centime price and scarce silver-gilt rim and line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer. The saucers were stacked by your place and when you were ready to pay l'addition (the bill), the barman or waiter simply added up t...
All Items : Coins and Stamps : Coins : Pre 1980 item #925228
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$8.00
The coin was struck by The Royal Mint of Great Britain in 1977 in honor of the 25th anniversary of of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and bears a new effigy of the Queen on horseback. The reverse of the coin displays the Ampulla and Annointing Spoon from the Royal Regalia, encircled by a floral border and surmounted by a Royal Crown. The designer of the coin was Arnold Machin, OBA, RA. This is a brilliant uncirculated coin which has been electroplated in 24-karat gold. Certificate accompanies th...
All Items : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #925140
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$1,500.00
Canterbury of nicely figured rosewood, ideal for your magazines or sheet music, made in France in the mid-19th century. Very good condition. Retains original casters. Length: 17 inches; depth 15 inches; height 18 inches. Can easily be shipped via UPS anywhere in USA. More photographs are available and can be emailed.
All Items : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #924181
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$9,800.00
George II Queen Anne card table of very dense mahogany in an unusual state of preservation. It has a square-eared recessed top and a baize-lined interior with candlestands and money wells. The elegant cabriole legs end in shapely pads, and there is a wonderful mahogany-lined long drawer running the entire length. The top has particularly nice faded color. Length: 32 inches; depth, 16 inches; height: 28 inches. England, c. 1740
All Items : Postcards : Pre 1990 item #920987
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$3.00
Two attractive color post cards from Nova Scotia: Fishermen Mending Nets, Peggy's Cove and Coastal View, Near Yarmouth. They are marked on the back as Majestic, a brand name. They are numbers KS-7126 and KS-7694. I am also including, at no charge, a card that came with them, apparently torn out from a booklet of cards, that depicts Cape Rouge on the Scenic Cabot Trail. The cards are all unused, in very good condition.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #920399
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$18.00
Sotheby's catalog for the sale of "Important American Furniture: The Collection of Joseph H. Hirshhorn" held in New York City on January 30, 1982. The 82 lots are mostly illustrated in black and white and color. Includes the prices realized list. Some minor wear to cover, but inside is clean, unmarked. This item is being offered on the Web by an auction catalog specialist for $45.
 
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