This basket is a western Yokut round basket, California - late 19th to early 20th century. It is made of coiled willow and sedge root. It has 3 rows of staggered black diamonds made of brakenfern forming a rattlesnake pattern. At opposite sides of the basket, interspersing the rattlesnake pattern, are two vertical bands of stacked diamonds with crosses in the interior of each. They are also made of brakenfern. Dimensions: 7 1/8" x 2 5/8" high. Condition: Very Good.
This is a Yokut cooking basket with bottleneck, California - late 19th to early 20th century. It is made of round coiled willow and sedge root with eight pointed stars in contrasting black of brackenfern. Dimensions: 4 7/8" x 4 5/8" x 2 1/2" high with a 1/2" neck. Condition: Very Good. Note: This tightly woven basket was filled with acorn mush and water to which very hot stones, heated over campfires, were added to cook it.
Willowbend Antiques and Collectibles
This is a Yokut round basket, California - late 19th to early 20th century. It is made of coiled willow and sedge root. The hourglass design is interspersed with stacked diamonds made of redbud and outlined in black brackenfern. There is a band of diamonds made of redbud and brackenfern at the top edge. Dimensions: 7 3/8" x 2 1/2" high. Condition: Good. 1 3/4" of winding is missing from top of rim, a few small areas of wrapping are also missing...
This is a gorgeous high quality mink stole (cape coat) in lustrous light fawn. It has a wonderful sheen - very soft! The fur was worn in the 1950's and is in excellent condition. There is no shedding or fur rubs, no stiffness, and no tears. It is fully lined in a grey blue satin. There are pockets in the front panels. Furrier Label: Flah & Co. Albany & Syracuse, NY.
This is a gorgeous high quality whole mink stole (scarf) in lustrous mahogany brown. There are four whole minks linked together to form a luxurious soft fur scarf. This fur was worn in the 1950's and is in excellent condition. There is no shedding or fur rubs, no stiffness, and no tears. Furrier Label: Beck
This is a small McCoy decorative bowl, 6" round, 2 1/4 " high. The color is a lovely glazed yellow with a hint of green (chartreuse). The top scalloped rim has a swirl design as well as the inside of the bowl. The condition is excellent with no chips or marks. The McCoy USA pottery mark is clear on the bottom.
This is a McCoy low center-piece planter or dish, 7 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 2" high. The outside is brown with a wood-grain design. The inside is a pale cream. The condition is good with no chips. There is some brown glazing rubbed off on one side as shown in the picture. The McCoy pottery mark is clear on the bottom.
This classic 5-piece sterling silver tea and coffee service was made in the 1920s by Gorham in the Plymouth pattern. The tea set is not monogrammed. It is the largest of the three Plymouth sizes and each piece has the Gorham's mark, STERLING, the number of the piece, and size. The set consists of: A2441-Coffee Pot (2 1/4 pint, 9 1/2 in. high, 25.14 troy oz.), A2442-Tea Pot (2 pint, 7 in. high, 20.25 troy oz.), A2443-Covered Sugar Bowl (5 1/4 in. high, 13.05 troy oz.), A2444-Creamer (6 1/8 in...
This is a sterling silver Bon-Bon dish made by Ellmore Silver Co., Meriden, Connecticut, 1935-1960. It is a floral repoussé design 350-6 with a rope rim. Silversmith mark and design number are stamped on the bottom. It is 6” in diameter and 1 3/4" high. It is in Very Fine Estate Condition with little or no signs of wear.
This Jadite (Jadeite) sugar bowl with lid and creamer are the Jane Ray pattern made in the 1950’s and 1960’s by Fire King – Hocking Glass Co. We have 2 sets available – both in excellent condition.
This Sterling Silver Cigarette Case is from the Art Deco era with gold finish inside and marked E.A.M. STERLING on the inside. The dimensions are 3” x 4”. It is in near perfect condition, no damage or dents, with little sign of previous use. It opens and closes very easily. No monogram.
This is a nice sterling silver cigarette case with gold finish inside and signed with the sickle and W STERLING. It measures 3” x 4”. It is in fairly good condition showing a few dings, but it easily opens and closes. Originally Maltby, Stevens & Company, the Watrous Mfg. Co. was started in 1896 in Wallingford, Connecticut and was one of the original companies that formed the International Silver Co. in 1898...