Orange Cream Pitcher, made by MV of Germany around 1900, the detailing is simply great. The textured surface of the Orange is just like the real fruit. Therre are blossoms and leaves all around the top and base, the handle resembles a vine or twig and the marking on the base is black with the notation that it is handpainted. I do not see any chips or cracks.
Stores years ago had cookie jars and snack holders where their products were offered for sale. Today collectors use these as decorative objects in the kitchen. This glass jar has 3 rim chips and the lettering is in good condition.
Copyright 1919 by A. L. Burt Company this book tells the story of a remembrance of fighting in WWI throughout France and Belgium. Well written and 248 pages.
Signed Tracy and dated 40 in the lower right, this oil on board is alleged to be of California and is in excellent original condition. The mountains are white tiped with a colorful foreground. There is no site specific location on the back and the frame appears to be an original 1940s, white or off white paint decorated with gold sides. This is a very retro and appealing piece.
A well written novel from the first quarter of the 20th century, this book has 600 + pages of story and is considered a classic. The cover is in great condition with an impressed flower with blossom. Gene Stratton-Porter is a very well known and desirable collected writer.
Turn of the century doll with well decorated face hair and feet. The costume is replaced. The doll was made in Germany and the painting to the piece is skillfully executed.
The Augustus Mitchell series of maps shows detailed descriptions of each region showing railroads lakes and the borders were engraved as a flowering vine. The maps show a lack of modern growth.
In the late Victorian era, jewelry makers often copied designs from furniture and wall paper. This pin has a motif that is frequently seen on Renaissance Revival furniture styles. The almost almond shaped pin has faux pearls in a center raised portion with a stylized decorative etched and raised motif to the outer edges. Wear to the outer sides of the gold filled show that a former owner valued and loved this pin. This is a very attractive period pin and the surface wear only adds to the antiquity look of the piece. The backing is original, good condition and ready to wear.
A really pretty frame with a raised exterior line surface and 4 metal corners that make a stylized design that would be perfect for a classical print or painting. The condition of the frame is excellent and has the look of aged gold leaf. Minor nicks and scratches to the surface but this only makes it look older. The 22K lemon color is outstanding and the appearance is truly great.
A man wheels a load across the street in this quiet village. A rock wall lines the street on one side and houses on the other. Some young boys sit outside at the corner and further down the street. The flowers in front of the large house are in full bloom. A very colorful piece done mostly in pastel shades. Image size 19.5in by 16in . The painting has never apparantly been framed is likely to be from either Nantucket or Provincetown. There is one dent in the surface of the roof about mid roof and a dent in the sky below the telephone wires. The painting almost screams New England. Oil On Board, some paint loss at corners, could use cleaning.