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7" in height, this solid bronze sculpture by Helmi Herman dates from the 1970's. Provenance for this unsigned piece came from the original owner, an art collector. See the other Herman pieces I have tin this auction as well. Mounted on stone base, see pics for details.
Vintage pre-Taxco signed Iguala, 30" in length, Graduated sized sterling silver ball bead necklace. Connects at the clasp to form a double rowed choker necklace. Display neck not included, necklace only. Marked IGUALA 925 HECHO EN MEXICO. In excellent condition, see pics for details.
Hand Colored etching by Columbian artist Guillermo Silva, "A-56 Mercado De Flores - GSCS 1961". 10.25" x 15.25". Professionally framed and double matted.
10 volume set, dated from 1869 - 1873. Leather and decorative covers with matching end papers. Great leather decorator books, see pics for details.
This has a Sterling silver case and band, and diamonds to mark the 4 quarters of the day. In excellent condition, just needs a polish and a new battery. Just under 1" case diameter, 6.5" total band length, comes in this velvet box.
Antique watches: Novgorod, 1" case with band, working. Wittenauer, black face with 1.25" case. Starts and stops when wound. 1.20" Sterling silver case Patria, enamel face damaged, one hand fallen (loose inside) but still ticking. Cliffe wire lug watch with medical cross symbol, possibly a nurses watch, 1" case. Not running. Gold filled Montrose, with Clara inscribed on reverse. Good running order. Brass, mother of pearl and enamel dialed 1" case wire lug watch, overwound. See pics for details.
Vintage Dunhill London flip top lighter, with brand new flint and fluid. In excellent working order. 1.25" x 2" x 0.35".
Large covered porcelain jar, 14" in height including wood stand to top of lid. In excellent condition, see pics.
5 antique silver spoons: From left, 2.25" .800 silver salt spoon, 2.25" .925 Sterling silver salt spoon. 3.75" Sterling silver spoon with (French?) hallmarks, and two .925 Sterling silver salt spoons marked on the back STERLING. All are tarnished and could use a cleaning, see pics.
Old bangle bracelet, 3" in diameter. On side is hinged and carved .800 silver, the other is white jade with green inclusions. The is a gold wash on the silver, it is marked 'MG' but has been tested as .800 (Continental) silver. Small starting hairline crack on one side of jade, see pics for details.
2 pairs of old oriental carved soapstone bookends. 3" x 4.5" x 1.5". and 4" x 5" x 2". See pics for details,
Sterling silver Transitional watch, with silver wire lugs to accommodate leather strap. 1.25" in diameter in working condition. Enamel dial has hairline crack, see pics for details. See pics, comes in box as found.
Design patent No. 87931, 6" length heavy die cast bulldog 'MACK' hood ornament. See pics. (wood display stand not included.)
Classic coke bottle shaped handles on these 7.25" length 18/0 stainless steel forks. Made by Gibson, see pics for details.
1.5" diameter and 1" diameter, antique Sterling silver scotch agate brooches. Larger piece is hallmarked, see pics.
Vintage lighters, 2 chrome Auer lighters, both are never used. Used in box butane Pirelli Ronson Varaflame lighter. Belmont advertising Zippo. Japan Zippo-like lighter. Expo 67 lighter. Long brass butane fueled fireplace lighter.
1966 Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston published deluxe collector's edition bound in green leatherette with red and gold foil stamping, Reprinted from 1937 edition, in excellent condition with some light wear (shown in pics). Also included is J.R.R. TOLKEIN a biography by Humphrey Carpenter.
Sterling silver handled cheese slicer, cake server, bread knife and grape scissors (Barker Bros. Hallmarked), Fruit set with sterling silver bands and mother of pearl handles. 11 of 12 pieces, missing one knife. See pics.
Bronze naughty tray, 6" in length, ladies derriere on bottom. Nice original patina to heavy bronze casting.
Vintage 41" x 31", original oil on canvas. Hard to decipher the signature, the painting looks quite accomplished. Sorry for the glare in photos, the painting is in excellent condition.
Everything you see here.
Pictures of the French, a series of literary and graphic delineation a of French character. By Jules Janin, Balzac, Cormenin and others. 230 engravings drawn on the wood by Gavarni, H. Moniker and Meissonier and engraved by Laveille etc. First English edition published by London, Wm. S. Orr and Co. 1840. 350 pages, 6.5" x 9.75" x 1.5". In very good condition, some yellowing and edges wear. Warping to cover, see pics for details.
Vintage pottery vase, with radium blue glaze. Signed on bottom but I cannot figure out who made this. 9.5" in height, see pics.
Everything you see here, .925 sterling silver brushes, comb, boot hooks and candlesticks. See pics for details.
Grapevines, leaves and grapes all over this unsigned cameo glass vase, in yellow green and brown and standing a large 12.5" in height. In excellent condition, see pics.
Estate jewelry, 5.5" length antique gold filled watch fob, with unused blank seal end. See pics for details.
3 antique boxes: Poker art (pyrography) decorated box with holly and ivy pattern, tole painted pencil box and carved wood sewing box with quilted silk interior.
Extracts from manual of military law, 1941 reprinting of the 1929 manual with supplemental amendments included. Field Service Book from 1939-1941, with 18 different manuals inside. Excellent condition. See pics for details.
Still sealed album of 1997 Canadian stamps, put together by Canada Post. Contains $28.00 worth of postage. Also included is the mint Oh Canada! coin set.
Brass and steel floor lamp, with original milk glass shade. With original silk cord, working but wiring should be replaced before using. 60" in height.
Carved bear sculpture in a light green/grey colored stone, probably soapstone but you be the judge. 7" in length, 4.5" in height. Provenance provided by the original owner of this piece, an art collector. It is unsigned but was purchased from a gallery in the 1970's, and is by Helmi Herman.
Old and still working ALIDA transitional style wrist watch, Sterling silver case measuring 1" in diameter. Enamel face has very faint hairline crack through centre, see pics for details. Display stand not included. Inscribed on back: "Dorothy Lee Christmas 1919".
Antique bronzed spelter lamp, with art nouveau style lady with flowing dress and arms in the air. 26" in height in excellent condition. See pics.
Cobalt blue and Millefiori art glass trinket box, 3" in diameter, 1.5" in height. Original foil Murano label on side.
Antique Chinese silk tapestry, 24" x 10". Very old, stained and worn in a few spots see pics for details.
Old mourning ring, made of Sterling silver and carved black jet. (0.75" x 0.5" carved image of London bridge). Ring is a size 8, unmarked but has been tested and is .925 Sterling silver. Comes in old ring box as found.
3 vintage Cross pens, all in original packaging.
Swiss made Solana watch, with .925 sterling silver case and band. All fully marked, see pics for details, 1" square dial, 7.5" length band. (display stand not included).
Scandinavian brown glass triple pipe rest. Designed by Hjordis Olsson and Charlotte Rude, bears the Holmegaard factory label on base. 6.5" x 2.5" x 1.5".
11 vols, from 1866 - 1870 of Cornhill Magazine. Great looking spines with half leather covers. See pics for details. Books have some wear consistent with age.
19th century 12" x 10" original oil on canvas painting. Signed but hard to decipher, see for yourself.
Antique ormolu gilt on case brass religious statue, from France of St. Anne de Beaupre. 13.5" in height, in excellent condition, see pics for details.
Antique book, published in London by George Routledge & Co. In 1858. 30 illustrations by Birket Foster. 100 pages. 6" x 8" x 0.5". Gold embossed cover and spine, some wear consistent with age - see pics for details.
9'" in height and in excellent condition. Marked on base with impressed mark CHINA with backwards N.
Vintage 1940's .925 Sterling silver Blackamoor pendant, with red and green rhinestones. 1.75" in height. Signed on reverse Hobe Sterling Design Pat.
Dr. Frank E.. Lutz, published in 1918 (1st) by the Knickerbocker Press. Fully illustrated throughout its 509 pages, with additional period ads in the back. 4.25" x 7" x 1". In excellent condition and complete, see pics for details.
Antique redware jug with green glaze, 15" in height with some wear and pitting to glaze consistent with age and use for spirits See pics for details.
Old iridescent "carnival" colored art glass, a 9.5" height hand blown glass jug and a 3.25" ribbed vase. Both are in excellent condition.
Renowned Israeli jewelry designer, Ayala Bar designed pendant/brooch and necklace. Both pieces are signed, see pics for details. (Display stand not included,)
3 Tokyo Bay watch lot, all 3 need batteries. 2 leather and 1 faux fur strap style watches. 1.25" width x 9.5" length.
Standing 6.5" in height including marble base. See pics for details.
Oil on canvas dated 1961, Cee Taa. 30" x 30", some small holes in canvas, wear to paint. See pics for details.
Apollo studios in New York produced these from 1909 until 1920. Stoppered cut crystal vanity perfume bottle, with ornately decorated ormolu base with colored rhinestones. 5.5" in height. All in excellent condition, see pics.
Solid bronze seated Shiva, 6" in height.
These estate jewelry figural cat brooches are .925 Sterling silver and in excellent condition. 2.5" in height and 2" in height.
MOMA No.5 in Gold watch, by Projects. (needs battery, cracked crystal corner) Klimt the Kiss watch, Gallery collection. (needs battery), Gloria Vanderbilt day/date (needs battery). Mondaine Designer Collection, Swiss Army Knife watch. needs battery). Tempus Fugit by The Philosophers Guild. (needs battery).
1917 book on sculptor Rodin, 357 pages. 7.5" x10.5" x 1.5". Loose spine and edge wear, see pics for details.
2 Brutalist modern necklaces, large statement pieces in chrome costume jewelry.
Everything you see here.
Antique sad irons, both with advertising. See pics for details.
31" x 10", in excellent condition. Original watercolor painted on silk. Excellent condition, see pics.
Yellow roses by E. Filowicz, of Poland. 9.5" x 5". In original water gilt frame, with some edge wear. See pics.
In mint condition, 6.5" in height. Signed on base, Waterford.
Two brooches, both filigreed silver, a 2" wide bow and a 1.5" wide butterfly. See pics.
Antique 4.5" x 4" x 0.5" Russian icon, silver plated. As well as several crucifix and holy medals. See pics for details,
Two Victorian era gold filled brooches, natural salmon colored coral branches. Each is 1.25" in width, includes antique box.
Old frosted glass squirrel lamp, 8" in height and in excellent condition. See pics.
Old Capodimonte lamp, in excellent condition and standing 27.5" in height to top of porcelain finial. Great panoramic battle scene that wraps around the whole lamp, see pics.
Antique framed petit point, made by Henrietta Milford, Winnipeg. 9" diameter, excellent condition. See pics.
Drippy glazed lamp, unmarked except for the brass hardware is marked on the bottom: "Patented 1914." 26.5" in height to the top of the finial. Unsure who made this, possibly Medalta? McCoy?
Estonian Canadian artist Helmi Herman (1916-1994) pottery bowl, thick glaze interior like glass. See pics for details. 6.5" width, 3" height.
2.75" height and 1.5" height, clear carved lucite cat and kitten. See pics for details.
Estate Jewelry, 1.25" in diameter brooch, made of nicely matched natural salmon colored coral on a gold filled brass brooch. Old 'C' style clasp, pin has been replaced. Some minor hairline splitting in the coral, consistent with age, see pics. In old box as found.
Scottish, 3.5" diameter antique stoneware carpet ball, with a crisscrossed lines decoration. In excellent condition, with a few small dings from use. See pics for details.
2 Swatch 'Skin' watches from the 1990's, both in excellent condition (yet used - there is some wear to the original bands). Both have fresh batteries installed. This expensive Swatch line is so thin and light, you can hardly tell your wearing it, see pics.
Val St. Lambert, and 2 other glass paperweights. See pics for details.
9.5" diameter thick art glass plates, each signed Annieglass 1995. 4 different colors, all in excellent condition.
Very old glass buttons, different sizes and facets, also a row of antique complementary white buttons. Interesting set of crochet centered black glass mourning buttons. Everything you see here.
Very detailed carved Scotty dog, 5" in length and 4.5" in height. Signed on bottom 'JAF'. (small chip on one ear - see pics). Also included is this black forest carved pair of Scotty dog bookends.5" x 4" x 4".
Two old Czech art glass vases, both are end of day multi colored. 4.5" height and 8.5" height. Minor fleabites to rim of larger vase, see pics.
3 bowls, 5.25" in diameter each. 1.5" in height. Signed on bottom of each, hand decorated.
Everything you see here. Murano vase (4.5" height), EBY 1988 art glass vase (5" height), and crackle glass bowl(8" diameter). All in excellent condition.
Ca. 1900 Czech/Bohemia art glass made by Kralik, under designer/glassblower Carl Hosch. Applied pink/white/clear floral glass decoration. 6.5" in height, in excellent condition.
Carved wood Buddha, 3.5" in height and 6" in width. See pics for details.
2 old turned wood gavels, both have plaques dating them to the 30's and 40's See pics for details. They are 9.5" and 10" in length each.
8" x 10" team photograph of vintage 1930's-1940's hockey team with N jerseys. Comes in stiff protector sleeve for display.
Antique miniature Cloisonn
Ranging in size from 6.5 to 8.5. See pics.
Vintage art glass vase lot, 4.5" blown glass iridescent clear vase. 5.5" cobalt blue glass vase, 5.5" clear crystal vase with etched fish.
In excellent condition, with no cracks, chips or crazing. Rosie Spray No. 12576.
Vintage 5' height modernist ice bucket, with chrome handle. Also two decanters, a 12" height silver overlay and a 11.5" height cut crystal decanter with sterling silver rim. All are in excellent condition except there is an internal crack in the neck of the cut crystal decanter as well as a impact ding on the stopper - its antique, still nice and even usable. See pics for details.
Old enameled plaque on nickel plated brass, 0.25" thick. 5" wide, 6" in height. From Cambridge University (Melborn Village College - near Cambridge) in England. The Latin motto: Nisi Dominus Frustra, (Unless the lord in vain). This was mounted on a building or possibly a car badge.
York Cathedral engraved by Winkles, 5" x 7.5". Basel, unsigned antique engraving. 5" x 4".
Mauchline ware, boxwood box. 2.75" diameter, "Post Office Kincardine Ontario". The other is an antique bog oak stamp box, 2.25" x 1.5" x 0.5".
Original Watercolor, signed and dated on matte. Frame needs some tightening up, see pics for details.
Everything you see here.
Antique hand made crocheted gloves, a full package of 12 pairs, new/old store stock, never opened.
Dyed green howlite nuggets, each over an inch in width. 34" in length with .925 sterling silver hardware clasp.
Antique porcelain figurine in excellent condition, the is a small split on the base but this is a firing (manufacturing) defect not damage. 5.5" in height and 5" wide base. A period dressed gentleman hunter sits with his dog, looking at their catch, a pheasant. (Pen on base is a later addition and may be removed with some effort.)