Holders were used in residences through 1910. Quadruple silver plate. From the Meriden Silver Plate Company.
This is a Victorian restrike of an earlier scene. The children are shown putting a worm on a hook to go fishing under a Willow tree by a stream. The effect of this picture is one of innocence in the late 18th century. Victorians some 40 years after this loved the Willow tree and assigned several Iconographical meanings to it. This is a really appealing image both from a fishing and architectural point of view.
Exquisite Bavarian platter with a greek key pattern in black and gold around the edge. Condition couldnt be better and platter is well marked on bottom Bavaria Tirschenreuth . This is a good size, attractive, not gaudy and would go with any pattern that you could use. Greek Key or Athens is a very well known and popular pattern that has remained a classic to this day.
Smooth, simple lines and quality glass make this clear glass platter a welcome addition to any table. Surface of glass is ruffled or wavy in feel and rim is nicely fluted for a very large flower like look. No damage here. This is a very decorative 1940s piece of glass with melon shaped panels in the glass that have an almost prismatic effect.
A hinged 14K Tiffany match box showing the fashion exuberance of the 1920s with an elegant presentation in striped design and different colored rose gold. The quality is outstanding, the visual appeal undeniable, and the weight is Tiffany quality.
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.
This antique map of Wallingford Connecticut shows specific residences and businesses along major streets. Their identifications were by subscription and are of major interest to residents and their descendants today.
Lovely set of 3 porcelain plates that depict different birds and flowers on each. Transfer print is in excellent condition and outer rim of each has gold trim. Coloring and detail is quite good for this popular subject matter. Made in Western Germany and this mark alone is collectible today. Priced for the set.
Augustus Mitchell Map of Hindostan Farther India China and Tibet Engraved by W. H. Gamble of Philadelphia- $125
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.
World stamps that are rare are discussed here in this 30 year old reference material. Numerous plates both in color and black and white document stamps of all ages that are considered desirable by collectors