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.
Amazing vintage Murano hand blown clown decanter, Blue & white spatter body, with yellow collar, a bow tie, and a great big smile. Measures 14" tall and is in perfect condition with no damages or repairs. He's ready to find a new circus! You will love him! He's very heavy, and will be carefully packed and double boxed. Ask for better pictures if you like, as this is not a very good one.
This charming Chinese smiling man/boy is an iconic piece made by HAR circa 1955.Antiqued gold tone setting. with faux ivory face. His jacket is studded with jade like glass stones with glitzy aurora rhinestones. He measures 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" wide and signed HAR. Amazing condition and shows no wear. Condition is exactly as depicted in the photos. HAR mark was owned by Hargo Creations in New York. Joseph Heibronner & Edith Levitt founded HARGO in 1955
Simply gorgeous pitcher marked Homestead England. Dark Cobalt to lighter flowing blues. A Pastorial countryside scene of an English farm. Cows & sheep graze and lie around in the foreground. A nice large leaf like relief in the pitcher. The pitcher measures 10 1/2" tall. Absolutely perfect!! No damages Very gentle crazing upon closeup inspection.Nicely stamped. Also the bottom has an incised H under the glaze. More photos upon request. You will love it!!
This is the real deal collectors!! Original 1890's soda fountain mug with the Hires boy on the front, and HIRES spelled out on the back. These are being reproduced, but you can compare with this one and see this is the real MCCoy. Measures 4 1/8" tall and is in good condition with one chip repair. Amazing condition for these mugs to be in, if you are lucky enough to even find one! I have another identical one that is PERFECT. See my catalog.
Awesome collectible serigraph titled Moon Fall by California artist Virgil Thrasher. Beautiful landscape of the moon nestled among leafless trees. You can almost feel the cool chill of the fall when you look at this. Professionaly matted and framed, with an overall measurement of 35 1/2" x 30 1/2". Sealed on the back and has the certificate of authenticity (COA) from Fidelity Arts, and a page about the artist and his art attached to the back...
Amazing collectible art glass paperweight by famous glass artist Rick Satava studio in Chico Ca. Signed Satava and dated 1218-01. Subject is a Prehistoric nautilus shell fossil in the sand, Bottom has some scratching where it has actually been used on a desk. Approx 4" wide and 3" tall ball. No Chips or cracks.
This is the real deal collectors!! Original 1890's soda fountain mug with the Hires boy on the front, and HIRES spelled out on the back. These are being reproduced, but you can compare with this one and see this is the real MCCoy. Measures 4 1/8" tall and is in PERFECT condition with no chips or cracks. Amazing condition for these mugs to be in, if you are lucky enough to even find one! I have another identical with with a small chip repair I will be listing also.
Beautiful vintage Roseville Pottery bowl with handles. Blue outside and rust inside with the popular pinecone pattern of cones, needles and realistic branches. Pristine condition! Marked Roseville 321-9. Measures 9 1/2" from handle to handle and is 4 1/2" to the top of the handle. A wonderful piece with no flaws or damages.
Wonderful set of four antique carved chairs in wonderful condition. Covered with a nice woven tapestry chintz fabric with soft pinks, greens,cream, and a touch of blue. Sturdy, clean, not scratched or dinged up or repaired. All are in the excellent condition as you see in this photo. I even have a wonderful 54" square oak table that is available for purchase also if interested (just ask). These are local pickup only. Sorry I can't ship these.
Complete 7 piece nut set, each with reticulated edging, alternating panels of gold trimmed open lattice and hand painted flowers on the borders. Each piece decorated with hand painted portraits derived from famous french artists' works from the rococo period. The Master nut dish measures 7 1/4" in diameter, being 2" deep. The 6 matching nut bowls are almost 4" in diameter and are 1" deep. Each piece is an individual work of art...
Nice collectible, well made Keston Bros Saddle from 1938.. Keyston Brothers originated in San Francisco in the 1880's and made some quality items that are highly collectible today. Old 1938 catalog shows this model was the Little Buckaroo. VERY Nice condition. 14 1/2" seat. Fits a horse with a more narrow back. Ask for more pictures if you like.
Zinnias, by well know California artist Harriet Ross. This pretty framed oil on masonite painting measures 11" x 20". Signed & label from Ruth Carlson Gallery, Mendicino CA. Beautiful condition.
This is by world famous collected artist, Allison Lefcort. This lmited edition lithograph is titled Smooch, and freatures Mickey and Minnie Mouse. She has showered him with bunches of kisses and he is lovin it! Professionally framed and matted, which has been sealed, and included a pocket on the back to keep original documentation in place. Signed by the artist, and comes with this original documentation paper. # 141 of 250 LE - #141 of 250. The plate and screen has been destroyed...
THIS PLATTER IS SO COLORFUL! REMINDS ME OF THE OLD GRANITEWARE BUT IT IS VERY COLORFUL. A large colorful platter with a turkey in the center, with the rim decorated with colorful vegetables.Corn, carrots, tomatoes ect., Measures 17 3/4" x, 13 1/4". wonderful condition with no chips or damages. Just in time for the holidays!
Extremely rare bakelite pin is a cross over collectible. It is a clown, but has a black face. Eyes are moveable. Measures 3 1/4" tall. Very nice condition. Gotta love that applesauce coloring. He is truely a find, I have had him for over 40 years and had got him at a flea market when my parents vended in San Jose. I have never seen another, nor has anyone else I know. He was old and special then, but not sure exactly of his decade made. Now it is time for someone else to enjoy him...
Nice oil painting by California artist Carol Hutchinson. Painted from the Saratoga area, oil on canvas. Red School House, Signed in the lower left corner C. Hutchinson. Framed, and measures 20" x 16". Excellent condition. Must be professionally crated to be shipped.
This oil painting on canvas measures 20" x 16" and is framed. Painted by artist Mildred Ford who is famous for her desert art scapes paintings of Arizona and surrounding areas. Well know for her oil paintings with their pallette knife texture and the colors. She retired in 1981. This one is titled "Sedona Desert- Another fine Day" and is signed in the lower left. Beautiful oil. This must be professionally crated and shipped.