Lot of jewelry and gold mechanical pencils. 1ST ITEM: One (1) ivory graduated bead necklace, center bead approximately 10 mm, 16-1/2" L. 2ND ITEM: One (1) tortoiseshell locket, 1-3/4" H x 1-1/8" W. 3RD ITEM: Miscellaneous assortment of 6 stick pins, 5 testing as 10K, 2-3" L, with 2 original boxes. 4TH ITEM: Two (2) […]
Three-piece Mexican Sterling silver tea service, consisting of tea or coffee pot with ivory ferrules, creamer, and open sugar (may have originally had a lid). Each piece marked on bottom: Joyeria Real, Mexico, Sterling 925. Circa 1950. Teapot 10-1/2"H, creamer 5"H, sugar 4-1/2". Total weight 57.29 oz troy total weight. Condition: Good condition, some scattered […]
William Henry Harrison porcelain campaign pitcher, thin ivory bisque exterior with relief decoration including the Harrison log cabin with cider barrel and flying flag, windmill, canoe, seated man with cat smoking a pipe, running dogs and others. Gilt decoration to rim and handle, glazed interior. Although examples of Harrison Campaign pitchers are known in stoneware, […]
Classical period triple decker clock, retains interior label reading "Patent Brass 8 day clock, Birge Case & Co., Bristol, Connecticut". Carved eagle crest over a painted and gilded wood face with steel hands, flanked by side columns. Eglomise panel decorated with a bust of George Washington over a mirrored door with ivory escutcheon. Supported on […]
Miniature painting of two nude women in a landscape setting, probably watercolor on ivory, gilt metal pierced frame, housed in a larger ebonized and giltwood frame with carved corner blocks (contemporary). Unsigned but bears similarities to works by Charles Baxter (English, 1809-1879). Miniature painting measures approximately 3" x 2 1/8", overall framed dimensions 11" x […]
Collection of 52 Asian Ojime beads, strung as a necklace, most carved ivory but also including cinnabar, nut, bone, stone and wood examples, a few artist signed. Included in this lot is a pink silk bag with embroidered flying crane decoration, with two carved ivory ojime beads. Early 20th century. Condition: A couple of beads […]
Victorian tortoise shell card case with ivory stringing and silver mounts, lined with red fabric. Late 19th century. 4" x 3". Condition: Area of veneer loss above hinge, some minor scratching and tiny edge chips.
1st item: large round form glass snuff bottle with reverse painted landscapes on both sides, white/green glass or stone stopper with ivory spoon, 3-1/4"H. 2nd item: enameled copper snuff bottle with scenes of ladies in front of a pagoda, similar scene on reverse, with a lapis lazuli-like carved stone stopper and ivory spoon. 3"H. Chinese, […]
1ST ITEM: Asian polychrome carved bone or vegetable ivory double figural snuff bottle of a man and woman; she holds a fan and basket of flowers while he holds a sword. Chinese or Japanese, circa 1900. 3" diameter. 2ND ITEM: Figural ivory snuff bottle, carved in the form of a woman riding on the back […]
Finely detailed Chinese Cloissone snuff bottle with vignettes of birds, flora and foliage, double conjoined form with ivory or bone spoons. Probably Qing dynasty, late 19th century. Provenance: Private Middle Tennessee collection. 2-1/2"H. Condition: Some light staining to tops and near base at one side, some miniscule firing pops.