This quite Rare Hammered Aluminum Silent Butler. The lid bears the engraving of a bird, similar to a bluebird, but with a ruff of tiny feathers which we don't see on bluebirds. OUTER EDGE OF THE LID IS FLUTED. The engraved bird is in BAS RELIEF, and the area of the area surrounding this engraved portion is hammered. The hinge of the lid serves also as a lever for ones thumb to open and hold open the lid. CONDITION: PERFECT. NEVER USED. MEASUREMENTS: 13 X 8 X 1 1/3 Deep AGE: This was probably produced sometime between 1939 and 1949. ...VERY RARE ITEM FOR COLLECTORS OF DECORATIVE, HIGH QUALITY HAMMERED ALUMINUM ART.
Demitasse Cups And Saucers, Cristofoli Prata Silverplated
Demitasse Cups and Saucers, Cristofoli Prata Silverplated. Elegance is the way to go with this set of four demitasse or espresso coffee cups and saucers. Each cup is comprised of a silverplated holder and a porcelain inset that's trimmed in silver inside and out. The cup holders are marked CRISTOFOLI PRATA 90, with some of the marks being much fainter than others. The saucers are unmarked. Each piece is in excellent condition with no flaws noted. The cups are 2 tall and 1.75 in diameter, while the saucers measure 4.25 across. This unusual set of coffee cups is sure to impress all your guests. Sold as a set of 4 (12 pieces). Also available is a set of 4 cups and saucers with no interior trim. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Demitasse Cups And Saucers, Silverplated, Made In Brazil
Demitasse Cups and Saucers, Silverplated, Made in Brazil. Elegance is the way to go with this set of four demitasse or espresso coffee cups and saucers. Each cup is comprised of a silverplated holder and a porcelain inset that's trimmed in silver. The cup holders are marked MADE IN BRAZIL, with some of the marks being much fainter than others. The saucers are unmarked. Each piece is in excellent condition with no flaws noted. The cups are 2 tall and 1.75 in diameter, while the saucers measure 4.25 across. This unusual set of coffee cups is sure to impress all your guests. Sold as a set of 4 (12 pieces). Also available is a set of 4 cups and saucers with interior trim. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Pierced Chrome Bread Tray With Panels, Mussbach Germany
Pierced Chrome Bread Tray with Panels, Mussbach Germany. This unique pierced bread tray has 12 panels, with plain one alternating with a complex pierced Scroll design. It measures 11 by 7.5 and is 1.5 deep. It is marked by Mussbach Germany with the initial M in a hanging leaf. This chrome bread tray is in very good condition with a few utensil marks inside and a bit of scratching on the underside, but no dings, dents, tarnish or significant wear. Use it on your formal dinner table as a bread tray or on your kitchen counter as a fruit bowl. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Center Handle Tray With Grapes, Primrose Plate Ep Copper
Center Handle Tray with Grapes, Primrose Plate EP Copper. This electroplated serving tray has a grape and leaf design on the handle, a floral and paisley design around the center of the plate, and six pierced designs around the edge with tall comports full of fruit. This center handle canape tray is in fine condition with minimal scratching that shows up under direct light but will not be seen when the platter is in use. It is marked PRIMROSE PLATE, EP COPPER, BM MOUNTS 0116. Great for tidbits and canapes or pastries, this elegant tray has a complex and intriguing design. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Sheridan Silverplate Oval Dish with Glass Insert. This elegant Sheridan serving piece is marked with a crown, a stylized S and a shield, plus the words SHERIDAN SILVERPLATED. This serving dish consists of a silverplated oval tray and a glass insert that is divided into two equal sections. The insert has a rayed base, while the tray has a beautiful leaf and scroll border punctuated with small flowers on the longer sides. The tray measures 13 by 9.5 , while the crystal insert is 8.5 by 6.25 . The silverplated tray is in very good condition with a little bit of tarnish and some scratching on the back caused by sitting and storage. The insert or glass tray is in excellent condition with no chips, nicks or cracks. A lovely piece to add to your silver service or to present as a gift for the 25th Anniversary. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Lazy Susan With Relish Insert, Hand Wrought Aluminum By Gailstyn
Lazy Susan with Relish Insert, Hand Wrought Aluminum by Gailstyn. This large rotating aluminum tray has a large flower and leaf medallion in the middle well, a wide band of flowers, buds and leaves around the well and a scroll design on the edge. Measuring 15 across, the tray is in excellent condition with no nicks, pitting or unusual wear. We believe the tray was made by Gailstyn Aluminum. This lazy susan set comes with a three part relish dish that fits into the center well. This glass dish was made by Anchor Hocking and is in the Wexford Pattern, also in excellent condition. This set is unbeatable if you serve crudites or snacks at a large family gathering. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Silverplated Shell Shape Three Part Serving Dish. This lovely shell shaped relish dish has three deeply scalloped sections for serving your favorite goodies. It measures about 10 by 10 and has an ornate handle that curves from the back to the center of the tray with flowers, leaves and scrolls. This serving dish is in very good condition with minor scratching on the underside and a bit of wear or tarnish on the inside of the handle. A beautiful dish with understated grace. Our list price includes insured shipping to the continental USA.
Vintage Brass Old Fashioned Tub Soap And Sponge Holder
A vintage brass soap and sponge holder to hang over the edge of an old-fashioned porcelain bath tub. In good condition, with lots of verdigris patina. 7.5x6 Convenient and authentic for your old fashioned bathroom decor.
These three collectible spoons are of pewter construction with an enamel design at the top of the handle. They are a petite 3 1/2 inch length with individual state maps of NY, NJ, and CT in the bowls. New York has raised city names of New York City, Long Island, and Rochester. The New Jersey map features place names of Trenton, Atlantic City, Camden and Newark. The Connecticut map has Hartford, New Haven, Bridgeport and Danbury city names. The enamel shield/crest designs at the top of each handle showcase a part of each state. I Love (heart) New York is below the skyscraper design. New Jersey has a map featuring a sailboat, blueberries and a tomato. Connecticut has a Clipper ship sailing on the sea. All three are in very good condition with only minor wear/scuffing and marked Pewter on the back of the handle.
Bamboo Serving Spoons, Silverplated, Pair. This set of two bamboo pattern spoons are perfect for sauces or other condiments. Measuring 5.5 from the round bowls to the angled handles, these spoons are unmarked silverplate. In like new condition with no signs of wear, these spoons have a subtle bamboo pattern and could also double as cream soup spoons. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
Silverplated Candy Dish or Tazza, Reed tall and 6 in diameter, with a bowl that 1.25 deep in the center. In very good condition with some light scratching from improper cleaning, this silverplated dish has a lovely leaf and scroll band around the inner rim, topped off by an egg and dart band on the outer rim. A lovely smaller dish to use for candy or nuts or a small floral arrangement. Our list price includes priority insured shipping to the continental USA.
A one quart Golden Rod Oiler can made by Dutton-Lainson Co. of Hastings, Nebraska in the mid 20th century. 18 tall overall, copper paint over steel and in good condition except for some paint loss and 2 dents on the front of the can.
A pair of vintage steel oil cans with long spouts for oiling various machines. One is 7 tall and the other is 3.5 tall. Both are in good condition with the smaller being excellent and the larger having a small dent. Minor rust.
Five Cast Brass Bells Cloisonne & Maltese Cross Design
This unique set of five sequential brass bells measures 4 1/2 inches for the tallest and 2 1/2 inches for the smallest. The bells are six-sided hexagon shape and flair out in size from the top to the bottom. Each has a cast bronze clapper mounted on a wire rod that is attached to the top inside of the bell. The outside of all the bells has the cloisonné decoration with scrolls, leaves, and vines, although they differ in their individual design. A brass Maltese Cross forms the top of each bell, with a finger grab opening in the center. Some of the bells in the set are inscribed India and all five have a fine musical quality to them. From the largest bell with a deep tone to a very light tone for the smallest size, you could actually have quite a nice musical arrangement using their sequential tones. This is an old set of bells that were purchased over fifteen years ago from an antique dealer. They do have some wear and scuffing, but it is unusual to find bells that have fine craftsmanship, design, and musical sound quality in a graduated set of five.
This full-figural bronze salamander breaking through a large succulent leaf dates from c.1890. It is cold painted bronze with absolutely incredible detailing to the salamander and leaves. Possibly Austrian. This piece features wonderfully executed paint in fabulous detail; it's a fascinating work of art that beautifully accents a wood or marble table or desk. The salamander appears to be numbered 130G. Age is guaranteed. Pictures do not do it justice! DIMENSIONS: Approx. 10 long by 3.5 wide. The salamander is approx. 4.25 long x 1.75 wide.
c.1880-1910 brass-bronze vase with hand applied leaves, grapes, dragonfly and owl over an incised body. Some leaves are applied silver, some are applied copper with gold touches. The applied grapes are brass-bronze. Hand-chased feathers and tail of owl are applied gold. His eyes, beak and talons are touched in gold. All hand-etched on a free flowing tree and leaf design. This piece is expertly crafted and unusual with the owl and dragonfly. Each leaf is hand-engraved in repoussé. Note the gold touches on copper leaves at the stem junctions. Japanese? American? You be the judge. This piece was hand-crafted by an expert. DIMENSIONS: 7 high x 3.25 wide at top of the neck. Opening is 2.5 in diameter and base is 2 1/8 in diameter.
This lovely English metal tin measures about 4 inches by 4 inches and about 4.25 inches high. Circa 1970s. The bottom is marked Designed by Daher, Long Island, N.Y., 11101, Container Made in England. Clean inside and out. This vintage hinged tin is in Excellent condition.
This is a terrific male and female set of brass duck or swan planters - the male standing 13 1/2 inches tall, 8 inches front to back, and having an interior depth of 5 1/4 inches. The female is 10 3/4 inches tall with the same front to back and interior measurements. Both planters have finely detailed bodies, with the male looking up, and the female looking down. There is some scuffing and areas of wear, especially on the interior. Over-all, they are in very good pre-owned condition without any dents or dings, and a nicely aged patina. Add some dried flowers or marsh greenery to these male and female brass ducks/swans to create a wonderful display.
In addition to being a unique display piece, this vintage metal stand can be used as a rack for holding records, magazines, and music albums for example. The 11 inch free-standing brass piece has a design that could be described as a harp, lyre, or even a stylized musical clef, and measures 8 inches across. The ornate, detailed design would complement a classic European or Mediterranean décor. The stand has light scuffing and wear, but there are no dents or dings, just a nice gold tone finish on this well-crafted metal holder/rack.
Large clip for letters or paper. Made in bronze (or could be patinated brass). Measures 9 cm by 6.25 cm (3.1/2 inches by 2.1/2 inches). Works well. Maybe a tiny bit crooked. Excellent condition overall though.
A wonderful shiny aluminum compote with a punched out or reticulated design. Additional etched vines and flowers along with the ruffled edge give a unique look to this hammered aluminum bowl on pedestal. 10x6 Excellent condition.
Early 20th C. Brass Nutcrackers, Eastern Dancing Girls.
Early 20th century brass nutcrackers in the shape of two Eastern dancing girls (Indian or Thai). English made, stamped REG'D. Double sided images. Measures 13.5 cm by 6.7 cm when closed (5.7/16 inches by 2/5/8 inches). Excellent condition.
Small Victorian wall bracket, with winged cupid or cherub figure supporting the shelf. Scroll pattern to edges, and background of tiny flowers and vines. The cherub holds a bunch of flowers above his head. Bracket measures 10 cm high, 9.5 cm wide and 5 cm deep. A few dents to the top shelf surface, otherwise excellent.
Antique Hunting Horn, Kohler & Son. Copper And Nickel.
Copper hunting horn with nickel silver mouthpiece. Made by Kohler & Son, 185 Piccadilly, London. This address for Kohlers dates it to circa 1900-1905. Late Victorian, Edwardian period. Measures 23.5 cm long (9.1/4 inches). It has three minor indentations, otherwise lovely condition. Literally a blast from the past.
Unusual plate, artisan made, being metal with a glazed gold/green wash to the rear, and the face having white enamel on gold and green crackle glazed. Measures 7 inches diameter (17.75 cm). Dished shape. Excellent condition. Probably late 20th century.
Nickel Silver Totem Pole Spoon Bm Canada-nw Tribal
Animal and ancestral images are skillfully crafted on this 5 inch tall marked Nickel Silver collectible spoon with its detailed 3 1/2 inch long totem handle. BM Company name, Made in Canada is printed on the backside of the intricately carved totem pole image. The collector spoon is in very good vintage condition with only minor scratching noted. This unique spoon would be a wonderful additional to a multi-cultural or tribal display.
Silver Plate Swan Candle Holder 3 Candle Cups Indonesia
This lovely Silver Plate swan candle holder/centerpiece stands 5 inches tall to the rim of the 1 inch diameter candle cups sitting atop the swan, with a 4 1/2 inch diameter of the flower petal design in the center. Visually, this silver plate holder/centerpiece has a wow factor even without the addition of candles, and perhaps flower petals or potpourri in the middle petal ring. This is a substantial, well-made holder with a wonderful design element, combining swans with a central lotus flower. There are no dings on this piece, just light wear/scratches noted, and a small area on the interior bottom where the silver plate has flaked off. A Made in Indonesia label is attached to one of the swans, under the base.
Purchased at an Estate Sale with other Sterling Silver pieces, this South American, made in Ecuador serving fork appears to be a seldom seen item. In wonderful condition, this 10 inch long two tine serving/meat fork has no pattern decoration, and no monogram. The backside of the handle is marked Ecuador, 925 (part of the E in Ecuador has been rubbed off) and those are the only identifying marks on this fork. An internet search found no similar style Sterling Silver flatware. Although silver is one of Ecuador's natural resources, most silver sales from Ecuador are for old coins and artisan created jewelry. The weight of this fork is 3.3oz, equal to approximately 2.7820 Troy ounces. Our belief is, although undated, this most likely is a vintage piece and a worthy collectible.
A lovely brass umbrella stand with a design all around of men toasting in an English pub and a woman pulling her husband away as he waives good by, and there is a dog running with them. The brass has aged patina which adds to its charm. There are a few dents, but does not change the character of the stand. The stand is made of brass, however the bottom & rim are made of another material, which attracts a magnet. Therefore, when wet umbrellas were placed into the stand, the water created rust areas, but no rust has eaten thorough and there are no holes. The stand measures 18 ½ in. high and 8 in. outside rim diameter and 6 ½ in. inside. Shipping weight is 6 lbs.
This round decorative plate depicts an old English tavern scene in hammered brass. The repoussé platter measures about 9.75 inches in diameter. Circa 1960s. The back is stamped Made in England and offers a hanger for easy display. There is some discoloration and oxidation. Very Good condition.
This promotional canister tin originally held Mr. Coffee paper filters. Circa 1980s. The empty round tin measures about 6 inches in diameter and about 3.75 inches high. The side panel offers a lovely country scene. There are some surface scratches and the inside has one very minor area of rust. The outside top rim has some wear but this wear is not visible when the lid is in place. The bottom of tin has some minor rust. The bottom is marked Mr. Coffee Collector Tin Limited Edition. Average condition.
Measuring 9 1/4 inches in diameter, this fine German wedding plate has scalloped edging and an inset design of a horse-drawn carriage, with its coach driver, parked on the cobblestone street in front of the church. The hand-crafted artistry, and the intricate details make this pewter plate one to treasure. There is a flower and leaf decoration beneath the church scene, along with two joined wedding rings, and a curved 2 inch banner/bar area for date inscription, if desired. There is some scratching/scuffing to the plate surface, but it is over-all in very good vintage condition. The plate is printed on the backside with a raised Archangel Michael Touchmark, and a German shield/crest with the initials, J.M.N. above the shield, all enclosed in a beaded circle. There is also an attached metal hanger in place on the back of the pewter plate.
Farberware Aluminum Tray Hand Hammered Berries & Leaves
This is a marvelous extra large Farberware aluminum tray, with a 15 1/2 inch tray diameter, and measuring 22 inches to the end of the handles. The hand hammered surface is decorated with raspberries and leaves, as well as having a floral ornamentation at each of the curved side handles. The tray has some scratches and surface dings, yet over-all, it is in very good vintage condition for its age. The backside of the aluminum tray has the Farberware name, Brooklyn NY, along with the word Wrought. Because of its large size, the serving tray may have been manufactured for hotel/restaurant use. The time frame for its production would most likely be the 1930's - 1940's. The artisan crafted Farberware tray is a fine collectible, both functional and display worthy.
Now this is a souvenir that wouldn't be likely today! It is cast iron and while it might fit in your suitcase the airline might bill you for excess weight! A really fine molded and cast depiction of a Castle on the Rhine. I can't make out the name as shown. The piece is 13.5 x17 and has holes on either end for hanging. Great detail of the Gothic brooding pile of a castle. Looks like a fantasy but probably still exists.
Israel Brass & Enamel Fruit Bowl Vintage Centerpiece
Measuring 13 inches from the end of the side handles and 6 inches from front to back, this quality crafted fruit/console bowl has marvelous detailing. Both the handles and the pedestal foot have an open/pierced brass design of grapes, leaves, and vines. The interior of the bowl stands out as well with its fruit bowl enameling against a bright blue background. Marked on the underside of both handles, Made in Israel, the console bowl is in very good condition with some scuffing appropriate for its vintage age, and a few ding areas to the brass edging surrounding the interior of the bowl. These flaws are minor and do not detract from either the display worthiness or function of this marvelous bowl.
A vintage molded brass shoe horn with a horse head handle. The horse has a brass ring in its mouth as if tethered to a hitching post. The ring is also useful for hanging. Over all 10 long. Excellent condition with good detailing. Molded in one piece, so no bending or breakage likely.
Victorian Metal Coal Box Bin Scuttle With Bronze Hardware
This antique steel coal box or bin (also called a coal hod or scuttle) dates to the Victorian era. It has a flat black finish with ornate bronze hinges, top handle, and door pull. A wide handle at the back generally held a shovel when not in use. It was used for storing coal, firewood, or kindling near the fireplace or stove. The bin measures about 17 long from front to back, plus another 2 inches for the extended back handle. It's 10-3/4 wide by 14-3/4 high to the upper handle. The left end cap to the upper bronze handle has a crack. I've left it alone, the buyer can decide whether to repair by welding or gluing. No other issues other than normal wear inside.
Attractive pair of Victorian brass candlesticks, measuring 27 cm high. One still has its ejector, the other one is absent. Small tear to the brass on one knop of the non-ejector stick, otherwise very good condition.
A 3 part tray that neatly folds for convenient storage. Stainless steel or chrome with machined pattern. Sturdy and useable. 4 rust spots on tray that could be minimized and would be covered when in use. A ca 1920s art deco style. 14 wide when open, 7.5 x 11 closed.
Vintage 1950's Continental Wrought Hammered Aluminum Casserole Trade Continental Mark No 50 This is a beautiful casserole with the ROSE design knob and handled. It looks like a bridal basket in a way. It is 9 inches wide at the widest point. The base is 1 3/4 inches tall and with the handle is just under 5 inches tall. A beautiful piece. 130319Y
Vintage 1950's Krischer Hammered Aluminum Bridal Tray BROOKLYN NEW YORK This is a beautiful wrought Hammered Aluminum Tray by Rodney Kent Krischer that was in New York. It has a beautiful relief and engraved tulip design. The edges have a curled/rolled look. It is marked on the bottom with Krischer logo, Brooklyn New York and Gift Wear. It measures 12 1/2 x 7 inches. 130319T
Vintage New York City Metal Wall Plaque Copper Enamel
Vintage New York City Metal Wall Plaque Copper Enamel Made in Japan This is a vintage metal type wall plaque. It measures about 7inches by 5 inches. This plaque has NEW YORK CITY portrayed on it. Inclued on this copper colored plaque is the STATUE OF LIBERTY, J.F. KENNEDY AIRPORT, LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, PAN AM BLDG, EMPIRE STATE BUILDING, CONY ISLAND, ROCKER FELLER CENTER, U.N. BUILDING, CHINA TOWN, VERRAZANO NARROWS BRIDGE, MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CENTER, and LINCOLN CENTER. This wall plaque has a hook on hte back for hanging and is marked MADE IN JAPAN on the back. It is copper colored and has a blue color on the top. 130319X
Lovely vintage copper fire shovel or dustpan. It has a turned wooden handle, varnished, and is stamped in the middle of the shovel Clarke Brothers. Tin smiths. Sovereign Mill, Ballarat . It measures 40 cm long and the shovel is 19 cm wide (15.3/4 inches by 7.1/2 inches). Excellent condition. Would polish up well - currently not polished. Please ask for a postal quote before placing an order, as the system will reject the order without this.
A pewter cup engraved GTE, SFP Co., Koenig & Bauer COMPACTA S-60, Press Dedication, June 1988. The bottom is incised, Kirk Steiff, Pewter, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Monticello. Apparently these cups were made and then engraved by whomever needed them for their event. The cup is 2 1/2 in. tall and shipping weight is 1 lb.
A napkin holder, presumably silver plate, ornately decorated with a design of flowers & bows. The napkin holder is bottom incised, Prima, Aulojohan(?) Sweden. The napkin holder measures 4 in. high and shipping weight is 1 lb.
Copper pot with brass handles, tinned inside so can be used for cooking. Measures10 cm high (not including the handles) and 21.5 cm diameter (4 inches by 8.1/2 inches). Needs a polish, but in excellent condition. Please ask for a postage quote before ordering, as otherwise the system will not process the order.
Good quality brass Grocer's Weight. You can just see the faint outlines of the certification stamp on the grip base. Measures 13.5 cm high and 7.5 cm diameter (5.3/8 inches by 3 inches). Excellent condition. Please ask for a postage quote before ordering, as the system will reject the order without it.
Nicely polished brass Grocer's Weight. Stamped 7lb to top of grip, and has the certification marks F.D. and E.D. under a crown stamped on either side of the grip base. Obviously, very heavy! Excellent condition. Measures 17 cm high and 9.3 cm diameter (6.3/4 inches by 3.5/8 inches). Please ask for a postage cost before ordering, as this is a heavy item, and may not be suitable to export from NZ.
Beautiful green floral design to this boat-shaped pot. Made in India, about 20 years old. Probably brass or copper base, with decoration over - although very light. Measures 11 cm high at the ends, 18 cm long and 9.5 cm wide (4.3/8 inches by 7.1/8 inches by 3.3/4 inches). Excellent condition, never used, but with a couple of verdigris spots inside.
Vintage Black Enameled Medical Lab Sterilizing Pan W/lid 7.25l
FREE SHIPPING in US. This is a near new condition unmarked 3 1/2 deep X 7 1/4 long black enameled pan used in medical laboratories to sterilize instruments. The only signs of use are a few tiny minute enamel flakes at edge of lid. Satisfaction guaranteed Happy shopping at My Gigi's Treasures!
Lovely brass door stop with knob to make using it easier. Heavy (of course) and has stepped sides and rounded ends. Brass is over iron. Measures 7.5 cm high, 22.5 cm long and 8.5 cm wide (3 inches high, by about 9 inches by 3.3/8 inches). A few age-related dings, but overall a lovely piece, Victorian, and very charming.
This old tin shaving mirror has bottom shelf compartment to hold combs or other grooming necessities. Condition: Some Paint lose, common on aged tinware but solid. Size: 8 inches wide X 11 inches high.
Arts & Crafts Pewter Tea Caddy With Enamel Cabochon.
Stylish Arts & Crafts tea caddy, beaten pewter over wood - the lid has an oval plaque of blue/green enamel. Inside is foil-lined. Measures 9.5 cm high and 8.5 cm square (3.3/4 inches and 3.3/8 inches square). Very good original condition. Early 20th century.
Tudric Pewter Arts & Crafts Box. Liberty's Of London.
Hammered pewter Arts W.H.S. engraved to the front. Maker's marks underneath are Tudric Made in England. 0123. There is also a symbol of two crossed flowers and the word Golkets. Box measures 19.5 cm wide, 10 cm deep and 7.3 cm high (7.3/4 inches by 4 inches by 2.7/8 inches). Excellent condition exterior - one strip of wood missing from interior lip.
Chrome Skull 1980s Heavy Metal/motorcycle Decoration
Great for Car or Motorcycle Decoration, or for Heavy Metal Music Enthusiasts. The hole in the bottom is 1 1/8 inches in Depth so it will fit securely onto a sturdy rod and because it is very heavy and solid you don't have to worry about breakage. The Red eyes appear to be a poured red Lucite or Acrylic so there is no danger of stones popping out as you are riding! Very smooth and Classic, Great condition. A very nice conversation starter. Shipping is going to be $8.00 due to the weight of this item.
Art Nouveau period pewter vases with Art Nouveau form and three little handles each - these are possibly incomplete, and would once have had glass vases rising from inside, but I'm not totally certain of this. They stand 16 cm high and 10.5 cm wide (6.1/4 inches by 4.1/8 inches). Stamped underneath Pewter. 0964 with the crossed mass arrows mark (in silver plate makers this is the mark for Creswick & Co, Sheffield - don't know if it is the same in pewter. There are a few dings around the rim of one (but pewter being a soft metal, these are easily pushed out) and a little spotting on the bases, but overall very good condition.
This buckle represents the last Rehabilitation of the Edens Expressway. More recently, 2008, one lane was closed each way but reopened. Also known as Edens Parkway, which was originally the Name of the Expressway. Also known as Edens Superhighway. This is the 1st Expressway in Chicago, opening 12-20-1951. Three lanes on each side and is considered to be between 14-15 miles and named after William G Edens,a banker and an early advocate for paved roads!
This American antique copper water dipper has been in my family since well before my 79 year old father was even born and I guarantee it is old and original, possibly dating as far back as the Oregon Trail era when my great-great grandparents emigrated to the West. It is hand wrought (not factory made) and utilitarian with a wide, fairly shallow folded rim bowl. The handle is bent and angled, designed both to hang and to easily bring the bowl to your lips with one hand without spilling. It is somewhat primitive looking and does have some dings and bumps. My Dad remembers it being shinier as a boy so it may have been kept polished many years ago, though it hasn't been cleaned for decades at least. The bowl measures about 6-1/4 diameter by 1-1/2 deep. The handle extends 11 inches from the outside rim to the curved hook tip.
A great old colander for display or use. My grandmother used one of these for rinsing canning fruit. The colander is 4 high and 9.5 across. It is slightly out of true so width varies by about 1/2 . A nice vintage colander.
Vtg Guardian Service Large Hand Hammered Aluminum Tray
Back in the day, many manufacturers handcrafted utilitarian items out of metal. These pieces were made to last. Surviving pieces are as sturdy and functional today as they were decades ago. This large hand hammered aluminum tray by Guardian Service measures 15 inches wide from tab handle to tab handle and is 10 inches wide. Great for use as a meat/serving/barbeque tray with slight recess to catch juices. In good overall vintage condition with expected surface wear/soiling from use. The Guardian Service name with Helmet logo is etched into the backside of the piece.
These days, if you want to give or collect Queens Art Pewter, you'll have to look a little further than its old Brooklyn address. Because this long-standing company stopped production in 2000, collectors must now go to museums or auction houses to enjoy fine pieces of pewter bearing the familiar Queens Art Pewter seal. Queens Art Pewter pieces are identified by a crown emblem surrounded by a circular band with the words, Hand Made Danish Quality Pewter/Made in USA. Underneath this is a line that says, Queens Art/Pewter/Brooklyn/N.Y. This is a 3 piece set, tomato design, with each piece having the top designed with stem & calyx. The teapot without stems measures 5 in. tall, and has a woven bamboo type covering on the handle. The creamer & sugar each measure 3 in. tall. There are some minor scratch marks. Shipping weight: 4 lbs.
A Fabulous pair of Tin Candlesticks made in Mexico. Marked on the bottom Mexico. Dating to 1920-40. Excellent condition and nice dark patina. They are 11 1/2 inches H., weighted base is 5 x 5 x 5 inches with curled feet on each corner. Stamped floral design on each side of the base. Fresh out of a S. VA. collection.
Some people might mistake this small copper pan with long wood handle for a salesman sample bed warmer, but it's actually a Victorian era fireplace chestnut or bean roaster. Made in Chambery France, the roaster is 11-1/2 inches long including the handle with the covered pan 4-1/2 inches diameter by a little over 1-1/2 inches deep. The hinged lid is reticulated with round and arrow-shape piercings. In the center is an applied bronze medallion of the city of Chambery's coat of arms below a crown and the word Chambery. It's in typical condition for an item of its age and type, with perfectly appropriate signs of old use and wear. The wooden handle is cracked but still intact. It likely was originally longer - you can pull it out of the metal holder and see that the end was broken off at some point. The rim and lower edge of the pan show some dings and dents and the interior has heat marks from hot coals, not excessive. There is verdigris around the hinge and handle hardware.
Tole Ware Tray Large Round Vintage Daher Made In England
HERE IS A LARGE ROUND METAL SERVING TRAY WITH AN ORNATE FLORAL DESIGN ON A BURGUNDY AND WHITE BACKGROUND. MEASURES 15 INCHES IN DIAMETER. NICE CONDITION WITH A FEW LIGHT SCRATCHES AND SPOTS, TYPICAL OF NORMAL WEAR FROM SOME HOUSEHOLD USE, BUT STILL VERY GOOD LOOKING. SIGNED ON THE BACK: Daher Decorated Ware. DESIGNED BY DAHER, LONG ISLAND, NY. 11101. MADE IN ENGLAND. TO CLEAN WIPE LIGHTLY WITH A DAMP CLOTH.
Old Cast Iron Ohaus Double Beam Gram Scale/balance
This old Ohaus Double Beam scale/balance has a 200 kilogram capacity. Scale measures 13 3/4 inches long by 7 1/2 inches high with the weighing pans measuring 5 5/8 inches square. The weighing pans are made of what we believe to be porcelain, but may be what others refer to as milk glass, although not having a shiny composition as most milk glass does. It does not appear as if the pans are removable, and we did not want to tamper with it, for fear of damaging them. There is a metal plate on the front that says: Newark Scale Works - Newark, NJ - Ohaus Williams, Brown this is not a recent paint job, and may have been done around the time of original purchase. This is not evident unless the scale is turned on its side to reveal the underneath, where maroon paint drips can be seen. The only marking we were able to discover is a Patent number which is stamped into the arm of the support beams under the pans. Pat # 1782612. This patent was applied for on December 4, 1928 and awarded on October 22, 1929 to Gustav Ohaus for his Trip Scale. The piece is in what appears to be overall very good condition for the age, with no major dents or rust. Pans are in good condition with one minuscule flake underneath one pan at the side. It is not noticeable and is only being mentioned for the sake of accuracy. We are not overly familiar with this item, other than what is visible to the eye and we are able to describe. The former owner told us that he believed that the scale was once used in a pharmacy counter setting. We are not certain how accurate the scale is or how to test it. There is one attached sliding weight which does not appear to be removable, but no additional weights. Because of its exceptional visual condition, the scale would make a great display item. Would also make an excellent candidate for restoration if so desired. If there is something that we can check and get back to you on, or if pictures from a different angle are desired, please email us and we will do the best to assist you. Due to its cast iron construction, this is a heavy balance, weighing between 8 and 9 pounds before packaging. We will be utilizing UPS Ground Insured shipping to customers within the United States only.
Art Deco Silver Napkin Holder Gottlieb Kurz 835 Germany
Silver Footed Napkin Holder GOTTLIEB KURZ 835 GERMANY . It is hallmarked on the bottom and measures 6 long x 2.75 tall and approx 1.25 depth. The condition is excellent with the exception of the dark patina. It has a scalloped edge with an art deco wave pattern.
Sarna Brass Bell Happy Anniversary With Original Tag
Hand cast from molds by accomplished craftsmen, each Sarna of India brass bell has individual hand engravings as well as a unique ring tone. This petite 2 1/2 inch tall Special Occasion bell has a three etched candle design on front with the word, Happy and three additional candles along with the word Anniversary on the backside. The original tag, which has some wrinkling, describes the creation of the Sarna Bells and their collectability. Also incised within the vintage bell are the printed words, Sarna, India.
Solidly constructed silverplate goblet stands 5 7/8 inches tall, with the cup area being 2 3/4 inches of the overall height. Base is 2 1/8 inches in diameter. Goblet had a considerable amount of tarnish when we purchased it, and after some debate, we decided to polish it. We are including pictures of both the end result and the before shot, which is the very last picture. We have chosen not to polish the bottom much because we did not want to damage the attached label. Bottom has Salem raised insignia and a foil label with Salem name and Portugal. The classic styling on this piece makes versatile for toasting any occasion.
Small vintage cast metal ( I believe it to be cast iron) thermometer from the PA Dutch area. Depicts woman sitting in rocking chair sewing. Caption reads The Hurrier I Go the Behinder I Get . Back reads Made in U.S.A. and has a small bar on bottom to keep it standing. The thermometer appears to be working. There is a small spot where the paint has worn off over the years. (See pictures).
Wild Cats / Wild C.A.T.S Lapel Pin Set--Set of 5 Wild Cat cloisonne pins--2 are of Zealot, 1 of Grifter and 2 of unknown name--All are in very good condition--Jim Lee / Aegis Entertainment--Marked 1994 Aegis Ent. Inc--Set of 5 is $30
This Copper kettle with welded-on brass hinges, has a rich mahogany colored wood handle and round knob on the lid. It dates back to the 1950's and has had many a polishing, remnants of which show as white areas in the niches near the hinge. There is a gray metal lining, the composition of which I don't know. This was part of Mom's set of perhaps 40 Revere copper bottom pots! I polished only the underside to show the markings: a Revere head with 18 on one side and 01 on the other, along with Revere Ware under the head. In a circle around this area are: Revere Copper and Brass Inc., Rome N.Y. The polished area shows some light scratches, but I believe these scratches are mainly to be found underneath where some sliding took place. The rest of the pot seems in good shape with no dents, deformities or repairs. On the base label I polished what looked like a mess of different colors, including some dark spots, mainly to show the label, but also to see if the copper could be polished evenly, and it did polish out. I did not attempt to polish the rest of the pot. The main set of Revere pots were used daily and put through a tough life, but the tea kettle was used perhaps only a few times, mostly sitting on the side in display, gotten mainly to fill out the collection. Measures 7 ¼ inches across the base and 7 ½ inches to the top of the handle. The handle can be kept in one of 3 positions, one for each notch in the hinge. The photo shows it in the top notch. The lid fits nicely with a firm snap. Buyer to pay for shipping by USPS Priority, with free Delivery Confirmation, 3 lbs. from 06068. #566
Vintage Elephants Chrome Ashtray - Hamilton Products
A very nice art deco piece from the 1930s - 40's, made by Hamilton Products. It was originally an ashtray but could easily be used as a change tray. It does show some wear from use over the years, but is still a fabulous piece. It is made of chrome and features two elephants in the center, with space in between for holding matches. The elephants' trunks are up to hold lit cigarettes. It measures approx. 4.5 in diameter and stands 2 high. The bottom is marked, A Hamilton Product - NYC. Made in USA, and has several patent numbers on the bottom. This piece would also be great as a political piece.
This small round hand painted toleware tray has a spray of pretty purple violets on creamy white in the center. Gold comma-stroke decoration encircles the flower bouquet and borders the raised rim. The tray is 11 inches diameter and in excellent condition. Original Mid Century foil Nashco Products New York label is intact on the back.
Gifford Wood Vintage Forged Steel 15 Inch Ice Tongs
The #55l marked tongs also has the Gifford - Wood name, Hudson N.Y. and was manufactured during the 1909 - 1930's time frame. The Stirrup style handle first appeared in the 1909 catalogue and was offered in three sizes with the 15 inch being the longest leg length at that time. Although there is no year date noted, ice machinery/equipment was the mainstay of the Gifford Wood Company until the mid 1930's when the manufacture of coal equipment began to flourish. These vintage tongs with the 13 inch spread were strong enough to carry a block of ice weighing an average of 50 lbs for home refrigeration. Constructed of forged steel, the tongs are in very good blackened condition, with the note that there is wear to the rivet holding the two tongs together. This is a marvelous item for the early tool collector or even as a display piece for a historic themed restaurant décor.
12 matching trays, smaller tray size - or tip trays - Size: 6-1/2 inches length, 4-5/8 inches width. Decorated with a group of flowers in center and has tan or orange decorations around the rim. Condition: used, show some minor use or stacking marks Comments: a magnet sticks to surface.
5 Coasters, Pink Flamingo's & Turquoise Rim & Tin Holder
5 colorful tin coasters (a magnet sticks to surface) in a matching tin holder. Size: Coasters are 3-1/2 inches - Condition: used, some use dents and minor scratches Comments: would be cute for beach properties.