One of the Colonial Dames projects this book shows several black and white photos of Texas sitters and good data on the artists. The book is long gone out of print and is a classic reference for those interested in portraiture.
Fenton is eagerly collected by many knowledgeable collectors today. This compote has a fluted edge top and an amber overlay or case glass making a ribbon effect on the outer edge. The signature Fenton is on the base in the center and there are no chips, cracks or nicks to the surface.
This doll is sealed in the original plastic shrink wrapping and has never been out of the red striped box. The Fairy Tale Doll says that you can wind it up and it will play and twirl for the viewer. The lady is shown wearing a green topon top of a gauzy floral motif large skirt. The hat has a yellow bow on the side. This could not be in better condition.
The center horn is for adding height in floral arrangements the glass crystal clear and is truly elegant for the Victorian lover.
Figures on the shore are getting ready to put out fishing net and the bay with all the boats is clearly visible in this black and white engraving. Turner was one of the British masters and this print captures the effects of light on sail boats seas and waterways. The detailing is simply hard to believe. The motion of the water and the lighting on the surface is most appealing.
A very well detailed ladies faux blue oval cabacheon set filigree pin is well detailed with a very tailored and trim edging. The front side is yellow, the back has been white plated wearing off. This is a good size that a normal wearer would get a lot of use and would be a very favorite piece. The pin is in good structural condition, clasp working and the overall impact one of delving into a relatives jewel box and coming out with a treasure.
Early 20th Century Aladdin Drape Pattern Kerosene Lamp with original filler cap.
Super Marx tin wind up toy called Range Rider . Tin litho toy featuring a lasso twirling cowboy on his palomino horse. Keywind is still there and all mechanism parts are there. Graphics are in very good condition with only slight paint loss and wear.
Elegantly etched floral fern & blossom motif, this hand blown decanter is in excellent original condition, is close to 100 years of age and is nice and thin to the touch. The long handle of the bottle fits the hand perfectly and makes you want to pour just one more drink.
This character pitcher bears the registration number 817031 in dark green color. The figure has a lot of character and the name is impressed in the back side around the base.