This is an etremely elegant 10pt Diamond Filigree ring that you grandmother would have proudly worn. There is a triple beaded exterior edge that extends 80% down the wearers finger. The main theme of the filigree would be foliage scrolling and latticework.
This watercolor landscape shows the mountains a dirt road and varied foliage. The cool pastels used in this painting are smooth and have a calming feel to them. If you have ever walked along one of these roads, this has a particular appeal with the coolness seen in the image. This piece would be a good addition to any room.
During the Victorian Era people used large quanities of cologne and large bottles to hold it. These bottles are milk glass trimmed in gold and floral painted. Probably American there are minor chips to the stoppers which do not show and if you were restoring or recreating a Victorian bedroom these would be great additions.
Aunt Jemima means far more than pancakes; she is an American tradition. Her story goes back to the days of lavish old South hospitility on Colonel Higbees great plantation?? The history of Aunt Jemima is in the back of this book and if you are more interested, you will need to buy the book. This shows some great recipes and would be a great addition to your black memoriabilia collection or to your kitchen.
Referred to as Lacy style Sandwich, this cup plate has lyre shaped musical instruments in cartouches around the outer edges, the glass has some edge chips. There is good resonance to the flint glass and the piece is approaching 125 years of age.
This scene has a waterfall beside a very lush grouping of trees and the area to the right of the waterfall seems to have been dammed up by wooden timbers. There is no visible signature in the photo and the work remains in its original frame.
This classical scene of a mother with child entitled Pioneer Woman by Bryant Baker is very desirable and his works are shown in various museums around the country. Mr. Baker is listed as being an artist from London who studied Sculpture at the Royal Academy and won in 1910 a gold prize National Academy of Design and the Penn Academy along with others.
A popular vanity accessory in the Victorian era, this ornate marked sterling hairbrush is in great condition. Profusely decorated with flowers, foliage, scrolls, etc. Engraved initials on the back RLC. Bristles are all there and in good condition. The brush will need to be replaced if you plan to use it, these are commonly done at good jewelry stores. The accessory look is wonderful for a Victorian lover.
The image of a tree with trunks showing being washed by the lake or sea behind. The creamy color of the area from the water would make one think of a sea but could be a lake.
This couple of children are dressed up for a wedding both wearing light green hats and white clothing trimmed in gold. Behind the figures stands a pineapple urn the symbol of hospitality for a new home. The back is undecorated and was meant to be placed against a fireplace wall. The late Victorian appeal is undeniable and when one sees the happy faces of the couple, they almost want to wish them a happy wedding and life together.