Framed Chinese panel with applied and relief carved ivory, jade, and other stones depicting vases with floral arrangements, fruit, animals and other Asian motifs. Tendon construction at corners and a pierced bronze hanger. Overall excellent condition. 41-1/2" W x 46-1/2" H. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: Minnesota Collection.
Steinway Duo Art reproducing parlour grand piano, walnut finish, ivory keys, serial number 224413, manufactured in 1923. There are 315 piano rolls accompany this lot along with 6 player piano and DUO-ART piano books. Condition: Excellent overall condition. The player mechanism was completely rebuilt in the early 1980s. Soundboard excellent, hammers replaced, re-strung and re-pinned […]
Framed miniature portraits, 1ST Item: watercolor on ivory, of Anna Hayes Robertson. Subject is a young woman with dark hair and pearl necklace, wearing white lace empire-style gown with green brooch and rose-colored shawl. Anna Hayes Robertson (b. 1790, d. after 1860) was the daughter of Sir John McNamara Hayes and Lady Anne (White) Hayes, […]
American School miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory, unsigned. Subject is a child with brown hair in a dark dress with white ruffle collar, holding a book. Mounted in gold metal case, very good condition with dust/lint visible inside the case, plating on case shows some flaking, no visible cracks or losses to paint. 2-1/8" H […]
Geo. III sterling silver tea pot, marks for Exeter, 1813-1814, maker's mark S. H. Reeded sides and ball feet, ivory mounts, handle with removable knob. 12-1/2" spout to handle, 5-1/4" H x 5" W. 25.31 troy oz.
Assorted lot of sewing and family memento items. 1ST ITEM: Folk art vignette depicting doll figures of a mother and father with young boy housed in a shadowbox frame. Case measures 9" H x 10-7/8" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2ND ITEM: Cased sewing kit by B. Altman & Co. together with an ivory handled […]
Assorted Asian Decorative Items, 6 items. 1ST ITEM: Miniature Asian style jewelry cabinet, tiger maple, with ivory inset panels, two doors with three inner drawers over one drawer. Brass hardware and mounts and dovetailed construction. 9-3/4" H x 6-7/8" W x 5" D. 2ND ITEM: Three Asian snuff bottles, two with reverse painted landscape scenes […]
1ST ITEM: Lot of 4 pendant charms. One 14K (not marked but tested) yellow gold egg shaped with 4 stones, one white enamel and metal perfumer, and two ivory pendants. All good condition, two small dents in 14K pendant. 2ND ITEM: Carved three-dimensional Jade Pendant depicting 2 dragons, mounted on black rope necklace. Good condition, […]
Russian school miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory. Subject is a gentleman with gray hair and beard dressed in a suit, with green background, framed in decorative gold-tone frame. Signed G. Burger lower left. Note inside miniature reads: " Russian G. Burger painter, owned by Leonard G. Morrell died Feb 1971. Owned by Arnold Schmid thereafter." […]
Miniature portrait of Prussian Generalleutnant Oberst Heinrich-Johann Gunther in uniform, unsigned watercolor on ivory, in gold metal case, engraved en verso "General v. Gunther, 1736-1803". Gunther was awarded the "Pour le Merite" in 1789. Very good condition, frame has normal wear. Framed: 2-3/4" H x 2-1/4" W. Continental, late 18th century. Provenance: Pigeon Forge, TN […]