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.
A Late 19th Century Milk Glass table lamp with hand decorated 4 inches X 4 inches base. Flowers and green trim to edges of lamp original etched shade.
When it came to Milk Glass, nobody has been able to out do the Victorians. They loved the colors and certainly made a quality that has not been seen in years. The old Milk Glass has a fiery opalescent surface in the edges when light reflects. The new looks like chalk in comparison. This tray could easily be used for jewelry, pins, coins, keys or any number of items on a dresser. The condition is excellent with no chips or cracks.
An adorable baby holding first a bowl and then a pitcher on a stand with shoes and a pleated gown, this late Victorian photo is in a black or ebonized Aesthetic Movement frame. Double arches with gold fabric and intricate detailing the fabric, this is one neat photo of a child. The baby appears to be the same one and the best guess to this would be around 1890. No makers mark on the frame which almost resembles a wall pocket but is in fact an unusal Victorian frame.
19th Century Brass Trivet, four turned legs with small ball feet, the top features a pair of interlocking squares with a smaller square in the center. The structure is sturdy and the trivet would easily hold a large pot for heating purposes. The base is marked W. T. & S with a star above and was purchased years ago by a collector on a trip to England. Fireplaces add a touch of warmth to our home interiors and this certainly would be an appealing addition to a collector.
Never used, stuck in a drawer, this fabric Little Slugger arm patch is like new with just simple discoloration of the white. The red outline and blue edges are just as crisp as new. This probably was meant to be placed on a childs uniform and never sewn on and the condition is great, since it has never been near bleach or a washer.
This antique map of Durham 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.
Outstanding clear glass Victorian oil lamp with a panel like pattern around the stem, base and font. Inset threaded collar is an unusual design and on lip near collar reads Pat. Appld For. . Super condition, elegant styling and great looks make this a wonderful piece of nostalgia. This has enough prism quality to almost make it a visual stunner.
A pretty little vase in blue and cream that depicts a serene house next to a windmill. Very Dutch in feel, this piece is in excellent condition. Probably made as a souvenier of a tour, this is a good replica of an earlier style, the base of the vase is a ring format and turns up to a much smaller surface on a gradual smaller size than the base.
Numerous images of Davy Crockett as well as biographical data are shown in this well illustrated exhibition catalogue from 1986. His furniture rifle cartoons and other interesting subjects are covered here. 50 pages.