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
Attractive color card, unused and in good condition, of Quiet Man Cottage of which it says on the back: "This traditional cottage is a replica of that which appeared in the 'Quiet Man Film', which was filmed within a 20 mile radius of here. The cottage depicts the way of life in Ireland 100 years ago...." Printed and published by John Hinde Limited, Cabinteely, Dublin 18, Ireland.
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.
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.
Mahogany 18th century gilt mirror in Queen Anne style, probably made in Northwest Europe. The backboards and glass appear to be original. As would be expected, there have been some minor repairs over the years. The mirror is 36 inches high and 13 1/2 inches wide. More photographs are available and can be emailed.
A superb example of a Georgian period mahogany tray, double banded in brass and with carved carrying handles. The vertical pieces are rabbeted into the bottom, making this a complex item to construct. Trays such as this reached their height of craftsmanship in the Regency period from 1800-1820 while George III was incapacitated. Condition is very good; there have been very minor repairs over time on the sides. Dimensions: 24 5/8 inches long; 15 5/8 inches wide; 2 1/8 inches high.
French absinthe era bar saucer with 3 franc 25 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...
French absinthe era bar saucer with 4 franc 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...
French absinthe era bar saucer with 2 franc price, blue rim decoration and gold gilt hairline circles inside. 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...
Fine late Victorian English brass postal scale with malachite base by the renowned firm of Sampson Mordan & Co. These are particularly handsome because of the malachite which sits atop a larger piece of black marble. Looks great on a desk. Mordan was known, among other things, for making micromosaics and other items from colorful marbles. Ordinary Mordan postal scales are fairly common but the marble inlay ones are scarce...
This is a classic reference work on American antique furniture, referred to in the trade as "Good, Better, Best" because of the classifications used in it by the author, Albert Sack, one of the most famous dealers in American antiques. With more than 800 illustrations, it has gone through zillions of printings and revisions. This is the 14h printing from 1971 (Not much 18th century furniture has been made since then) and it is in virtually mint condition...
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,
Extremely rare French bar saucer with 30 centime price for use under an absinthe glass. There is a green edge with a silver hairline inside. This is a 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. You sat at the bar and drank, each drink being served on a priced saucer...
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.
"important Shaker Furniture and Related Decorative Arts: The William L. Lassiter Collection." Catalog from sale held at Sotheby's in New York City on November 13, 1981. Sale included 179 lots, most of which are illustrated. Includes list of prices realized.
$65 SOLD - Others available — contact us
$65 SOLD - Others available — contact us
Chambolle-Musigny wine case stencil, 2 7/8 inches by 9 5/8 inches. This stencil, used for marking cases of French wine, is a genuine 19th century metal stencil from a collection purchased in France. It has a wonderful oxidized patina which is so dense that it is hard to tell what metal was used, but a few scratches seem to show copper or brass underneath...
All Items : : Pre 1970 item #909800
Stated First Edition of Hardcover in dustwrapper by the illustrious correspondent. Published in 1964 by McGraw-Hill Book Company. 306 pp. Dustwrapper is in very good condition with clean one-inch tear at top. Shipping by media mail will be $4.00 within the USA.
Interesting small publication by Edward T. Joy from the Victoria & Albert Museum in London with information and many illustrations on playing cards,card tables, board games, backgammon and chess tables, shovel boards, and billiard tables. Book, published in 1982, is 7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inches with card covers, part of a series called “The Arts and Living. Condition is very good to like new. ISBN: 0 11 290301 0. Shipping by Media Mail within the USA will be $3.00.