This is a very nice 19th century set of 3 sleigh bells. These could be attached to the shaft of the sleigh. This set has two alike bells on each end and one larger (thinner wall thickness) bell in the center. The larger is 2.38 diameter, and the smaller are 2.2 diameter. What appears to be the original bracket is a bit bent up and shortened on one end. Two of the bells are tightly attached to the bracket, one is a bit loose. Each of the bells has three original iron ringer, and all together they make quite a sound! A very nice, hard to find farm collectible!
This attractive brass ink well desk set has a flip top lid but is missing the glass inkwell insert. A good solid piece with significant wear on the brass. The lid hinge is loose. It stands 1.75 inches high and 6.5 inches long and 4.75 inches wide. No makers marks are evident. A nice addition to your inkwell collection. Price reduced from $38
This set of candleholders/candlesticks are made of brass and in very good condition. Measure 6 in. long and 3 .75 in. high. Will add to a nautical decor. I do not know the vintage and believe these are made in India.
English Metal Toasting Fork Decorative pierced fork with a young lady in the Bo-Peep style admiring flowers as the handle with the addition of a round top for hanging. The metal is brass or a brass coating over spelter. Length: 17-1/2 Inches Condition: Very Good. Please note that in my opinion this fork is for decorative purposes only. Age: 20th Century
Teapot Figural Letter or Napkin Holder Size: 4½ W x 4-7/8 H x 2-3/8 D. Materials: Brass accented with enamel & colored glass Condition: Very Good Age: Vintage. 20th Century. Weight: 12½ Oz's. Figural: Teapot
Made in India Brass Bell with Leaf Etched Design. This is a signed brass bell with a leafy etched motif. It measures 4-3/4 tall and is marked India. This type was popular in the 1970 era. Bell has a working clapper and is in mint condition, with a wonderful old look to it.
Offering this handsome Arts and Crafts era tall brass vase covered in ornate raised detailed scrolled leaves and flowers, and two cameos on each side depicting medieval men and animals. Beautiful linear handles also decorated. A band near the top and the lower bands as well as the cameos have a tinted red background, which gives them distinctiveness against the brass. Measures 9 inches tall, 3 1/8 inches diameter at bottom, 3 inches at top. Good+++ condition, no cracks or dents. Beautiful patina! Excellent details. Marked on bottom KINCO, Made In England. A very handsome piece to display in any room, the style and size makes a quiet but elegant statement. If you like unusual pieces, you will definitely want this vase!
This old brass piece could have had any number of uses. It is 7 1/2 in. long, 5 in. tall and 3 in. deep with a chain extending from the top of each side. The designs appear to be deer and go all the way around the piece. There are no dents or breaks. It has not been polished, but there are no badly tarnished spots. It is very unusual and would be a great piece for decor with greenery or just alone.
Etched, all over designs, are the focal point to this wonderful old China brass round caddy. The lid is somewhat of a dome shape making the total height 3 1/2 in. The diameter is 2 7/8 in. As with old China brass, it is a heavy piece for its size. The bottom has the incised China mark. There is a Chinese character on the inside of the top, probably a signature of the artisan or maker.
Vintage Brass Floral Centerpiece w/Ashtrays Size: 6 H x 9 W x 8½ D - Ashtrays: 4 L x 1¾ W. Metal: This is either Brass or a Brass Plated Antiqued Metal Piece. There are no markings or signatures. The Centerpiece is composed of a flower (of which the petals lift off and become 6 ashtrays, with one cigarette lip each.) The Flower is very detailed with metal petals & metal pieces to give the impression of style, ovaries, anthers & filaments. The flower is on a stem with two leaves. Please note that the petals rest securely while placed on a table or horizontal place, but when picked up and carried they will fall off if not carried with much care. Condition: Good to very good. There are no cracks or chips. The metal is antiqued. Weight: 1-1/4 lbs. This is a very good-looking piece. Origin: Thought to have originated in the Canary Islands
Vintage brass butter melt. Very nice brass with what appears to be tin or chromium interior. It has a handle that is riveted to the body, and an incised #9 or #6 depending on how you are looking at it. It is in good condition but for one small dent. Measures 9.5 inches long from end of handle to end of rim, and 3.5 wide at top rim, and 4.25 high. It also has an eyelet for hanging. Nice little vintage item to hang off the baker's or pot rack, or by the fireplace!
Offering this wonderfully detailed solid brass horse bridle rosette depicting a royal crown surrounded by a circle of leaves. Measures 3 inches diameter. Good++ condition, no cracks or dents. Marked England on back. A handsome piece for your collection!
This is an English mid-19th century copper miniature coal scuttle with a handle that moves. It's made in the same design as the full sized coal scuttles, wide x 2 3/4 deep x 5 1/2 high to the handle. Circa 1850
Brass Ribbed Bud Vase. This brass bud vase is shaped like an urn with a flare opening on top. Vase measures 6 tall with a 2-3/4 opening on top and has a circular ridging from the bottom to the top. In good condition for its age.
This unique embossed incense burner is decorated with an elephant on top. Similar to a circus elephant on a ball. Hanging chains will make it easy to use and display. It's 6.5 in. high plus the chains. Bottom marked Sarnabrass, India 1623. Heavy quality brass. Vintage is unknown.
Brass Welsh Figural Souvenir - In Period Dress Size: 2-3/4 H x 2 W x ¾ D. Condition: Very Good A woman sits on her stool as she uses her spinning wheel. The background is of a thatched hut. The figure is set in front of the hut by two metal rods, which attaches the figure in a three dimensional manner to the hut. Markings: Reg NO 905080 is stamped both on the back of the roof of the hut & back of the spinning wheel.
This server stands 11 3/4 in. tall. It is marked on the bottom CME. I believe it's India brass. It has developed a nice patina with its age. Some calcium,(white) deposits inside from use. The lid fits snuggly and the spout has a screw on cap.The handle is made of pewter, I believe. Great vintage item.The middle section appears a differnt color on the image. It's Not. I don't know why this happened. Nice brass patina overall.
This is a great old match safe that is in the shape of an old keg or barrel. It is made of brass and reads MATCHES on the front label. It is quality made with a good tight seal on the lid to the base, the hinge is also brass and works very smoothly. It has a brass bottom inside and holds matches about 1 1/2 long or shorter. There is a stiker plate on the bottom, and on the underside/inside top. It is not completely round as it has seen many years of use and has some small dent that give it character, mostly on the bottom ring. The brass is faily thick so the piece has a nice weight and feel. There appears to have been two handles on the side, one of which remains. I have not seen another one like it in over 10 years.
Offering these two vintage enamel on copper pieces. Included is one 7 3/4 diameter plate in pale irridescent coppery gold with a colorful floral bouquet in center, nicely detailed. Second piece is a small 5 1/2 dish done in shimmering pale copper gold on top and mossy green on the underside. Simple yet very elegant in style and color. Good condition on both pieces, no cracks or chips. Nice additions to your collection and to enjoy!
Offering this vintage brass horse rosette, sleek curved design. Measures 3 1/2 tall x 2 3/4 wide, good condition, no cracks. We have left the original patina, but could be highly polished if you prefer. A nice one for your collection!
Offering this solid brass horse rosette with an unusual design. Inside a scrolled frame is the head of a man dressed in a ruffled collar and a cossack style hat. Measures 3 3/4 tall x 3 1/4 wide, good condition, no cracks or chips. No markings as to maker but is probably European. Age is unknown, although it is not brand new. A great addition to your collection!
This is most likely a museum shop item, since it's marked CAMPUS MARTIUS MARIETTA OHIO which is now, and has been for a number of years, a museum. The maker of the trivet is unknown to me, but there are addition marks on the back 9-2 TRIVET V. M. that may indicate the maker or designer. A nicely designed iron trivet, in good condition with some remains of black paint on the back side mostly.
This basket of solid brass measures 5.5 in. tall with the handle in an upright position. The basket measures 5.5 x 3 1/4 in. The handle is movable so can be upright or in a down position. A new collectible. Fill with wrapped candies or flowers for a great display.
This is a vintage pedestal punch bowl and 12 cups plus matching ladle. Purchased at an estate sale, the owner said her grandfather brought it back from India in 1934. It is silver lined and the extrior is enameled with a flower motif. The punch cups are also on a pedestal, silver lined and you could turn a couple of them over to use as candleholders. the punch bowl measures 12 1/4 in. tall and is 12 in. diameter. The cups stand 4.5 in. tall and are 4 1/4 in. diameter. the ladle is 11-11.5 in. long. All in excellent condition. This set could help you host your holiday parties in unique and elegant style. A definite conversation piece. E-mail any questions you may have.
a beautiful pair of brass and mother of pearl FRENCH Opera glasses. They have Lemaire FE Paris aroud both of the tops. They are 4 1/8 inches wide, and 3 inches tall. The mother of pearl is a lovely greeny pink, almost an abalone look
Vintage Italian Brass Metal Frame Size: Approx. 5-1/2 H x 4 W - The Photo Size is Oval in Shape and measures: 3 H x 2¼ W There is a picture of an elegant lady of probably the 18th Century in the frame. The photo is under glass. Condition: Very Good There is an easel style on the back for display. The Frame Design is very detailed and elegant. The open work lets the felt like dark blue material show through to add an antique like elegance. Weight: 7 Oz's. Origin: Made in Italy. This is stamped on the back of the frame.
a lovely and old photograph frame which takes two photographs that I purchased in England. The frame is missing the backs, but ones could easily be added (the originals were screwed in). The frame has a stand, that is hinged, and is decorated with shells, and ornate scrolls. It is 8 inches tall, and 9 inches wide. I have not cleaned this, will leave to the buyer.
This is an English silverplate vesta (match safe) with a striker on the bottom and a pretty chased foliate design on the front and back, and a small ring for attaching it to a chain. The silver and the chased design are in excellent condition. It measures 1 5/8 wide x 1 7/8 high. Circa 1919
This unique instrument is marked, Hofritz Germany. So I believe it to be pre WW2. Designed to cut the top off a boiled egg before eating the egg from your egg cup.The handles are gold plated and shaped like a chicken. Measures 5 in. long. In great, sharp, usable condition.
This is an English 19th century cast iron figure of a knight on a black horse. The knight is in grey armor with a red sash and the saddle and horse are decorated nicely. The base is green with a black edge. The paint is in good shape and the under side looks quite old and a little rusty. It measures 9 long x 3 1/2 deep x 8 3/4 high. Circa 1860-90
Solid Brass Repousse Bowl - Pewter Colored With Brass Colored Accents Size: 3-1/4 Inches H x 31 Inches in Circumference. Condition: Good to Very Good. There is one dimple to the right of the tassels and discoloration to the rim color underneath. This is not visible with the bowel on display on a table or shelf. Origin: India Weight: A shade over 2 lbs. There is patina on the golden rope edging. Age: 20th Century
Very nicely made brass basket with pierced work and movable handle. Patina in very soft and nice. 5 inches high without handle and 7.5 inch diameter at top. 3.5-inch diameter base. Basket depth is 2 5/8 inch. $75
These are single horse brasses that hung on a horse harness for decoration and for good luck. They are still great for decoration, and they're fun to collect as they made 100's of different ones. They date back to the mid-1800's and we only buy the early ones. We are showing 24 brasses in the picture, but we have many others, and they have been priced $24 each. Sale price: $20 each