Old antique original Stanford University bookends dated 1930. Has the tomahawk and the Stanford seal. Hammered bronze base and tomahawk applied to copper backing. Base of tomahawk has more of a copper finish (shinier) These are extremely heavy the way bookends should be, but most aren't. These are hevier than most doorstops! Measures 5" tall, and almost 7" wide. What a wonderful item for someone that has a lineage of family who attended Stanford University.
Antique French Enamelware and pewter coffee pot with a lovely crane or stork scene on each side of the enamel portion. Spout handle, lid, and bottom ring, are made of pewter with no damages. I did not try to clean this, and it has the original patina. In the bottom someone had wrote in pen 1895, which I have found is the era these were made. Large, measuring 11" to the top of the finial. No chipping or discoloration on the enamel, inside or out. Spout has a strainer inside...
This is a neat find. An old metal water filled bed warmer, with a brass screw cap. Appears to be all hand forged. These were filled with hot water and slid under the covers to warm the bed. Some were even filled with oil and heated as oil kept hot longer. In Japan they call them a Yutampo, and use them for heating the beds as Japan winters are extremely cold. This one is 12" in diameter and is 6" thick, plus the nice thick bail handle. Original brass screw on cap...
This is a wonderful OLD antique door stop. Made of heavy iron Measures 9 1/4" tall and is in great vintage condition. Chipping to paint is normal for these old doorstops and only adds to their charm. Circa 1890's. These originals are very collectible, and highly sought after by collectors today.
Beautiful classic Renoir copper necklace and earrings set. Necklace is copper link crossover with bell shape adonized art deco decoration. Matching screw back earrings are stamped Renoir. Excellent bright shiny condition. A beautiful set!!
These awesome old candle holders have a patent number of 33894 which dated them back to 1861. Made in Japan. They look like pewter but I think they were silver plated. Uniform in color. Measures 3 1/2" tall and there are no dents. Intricate detailed pattern of the three Colombus ships, sailing. Scene is on the base and on the neck of the candle holder. Very detailed.
Wonderful retro chrome bar tray with butterscotch and black bakelite handle. This comes with a vintage Ice chip chop plunger (pat pending) for chopping ice. This is an awesome tool! The handle rotates to reveal 9 different drink recipes and has an opener at the end. Two other bar accessories included. Tray is Krome Kraft by Farber Bros. Beautiful condition with normal light scratches from use. A wonderful set. Tray measures 6" wide and 12 1/2" long.
Spun aluminum with contrasting coppertone color lids. Flour, sugar, coffee, & tea cannister in graduating sizes. Each has a black plastic knob on the lid with the words FLOUR, SUGAR, COFFEE, & TEA imprinted on each lid. Wonderful condition! Price is for this set of 4 with their lids. See my catalog for other matching pieces to this set.
This is a rarity to find the entire 8 piece spice cannisters with the original display stand. The stand will sit on your counter or hang from the preformed hang holes on the back of the rack. Made by Kromex, this spun aluminum set with the contrasting coppertone lids are a neat retro kitchen addition. Each lid has the spice name imprinted in it. Great condition! These are the only pieces that are actually marked Kromex~ Pat Pending~ Enduringly beautiful~...
This is just a beauty! So classy for your home bar!! It is in excellent vintage condition. Handle is bakelite. Pretty and shiny with no scratches or dents. Just a beautiful piece of barware. Dark red bakelite handle. Measures 12" tall. All the bottom says is CHROME. Screw off cap on pourer. Top fits nice and snug, so no leaking.
Antique solid brass horseshoe lock made by Barnes Mfg Co., last pat date 1874. Measures 3 3/4" and says Good Luck. No key. Email me if you need to see another photo.
This piece is a mystery piece to us all. It is made of metal, not sure what exactly, could be silver or tin. No markings of any kind. It is very elaborate and lid fits nice and tight. Not even sure of the age. Measures 7" tall to the top of the finial, and measures 13" long handle to handle. Excellent condition, and no pitting, dents or damages.
The Greek God Hermes, Ermes, presided over commerce,wrestling, and gymnastic exercises, actually anything which required skill and dexterity. This nice bronze casting bust measures 12" tall.Nice condition. HERMES (Ermes)-was represented in early Greek art as a mature, bearded man; in classical art he became an athletic youth,nude and beardless...
This is a set of four vintage cast iron ashtrays with decorative tiles where you place your coffee cup. Four different Currier and Ives winter scenes on the porcelain inserts. Farmer's Winter Home, Homestead in winter, Home in the wilderness, and the Old homestead in the winter. Each measures 6" x 4 1/2" These vintage ashtrays are marked Japan Wonderful condition with no chips or nicks. a little wear on the edge of a couple of the tiles. I am selling them as a set of 4.
This trench art vase was made in the WW1 era. Made from what appears to be a 22 mm brass artillery shell. Measures 5 3/4" tall, and is decorated with punch designs and flared cut top. 2" diameter at he top. These momentos of war are very collectible, especially the early ones. Nice condition. I have more photo details if you need to see them, (just ask).
Vintage Chromium square handled bar tray with deco flower pattern. Measures 11" x11". Original sticker with lion symbol and Hellerware Masterpieces of elegance in Chromium Made in USA. Each of the 8 footed chrome cups have the animal symbol and CHASE USA. all are in wonderful condition and no dents or pitting. Sold as a set.
Pair of original antique bronze/gold finish swing-arm curtain rods, leafy floral design, cast metal, with original curtain rings. No brackets. But these can be easily duplicated with simple hardware at your local hardware store. I believe these were especially used for French doors. Each has 6 rings plus the stationery hook at the end. Each measures 15" long. No breaks or damages. A very cool item for your vintage home.
Here I have the large cookie cannister made by Kromax. Lightweight spun aluminum with a contrasting copper tone lid with the COOKIES imprinted in the lid. Black plastic knob on the lid. Very nice condition. See my other matching pieces to this nice retro set I have offered.