Outstanding color and reflective surface highlight these clip back earrings in great condition and would make a retro outfit complete. Earrings like this do not come along every day, and they are tasteful yet a pair that would be noticed.
Outstanding quality sterling silver cup made by Gorham. Well marked of the bottom, this piece is in exceptionally good shape and strikes you as very elegant from the first time you lay eyes on it. No dings or dents, simply a great item.The Gorham marking of 1673 is on the base and would match others in the set.
The Arabs gazing over the desert is a haunting view with a windstorm whirling giving an entire misty or dusty view. The watercolor has been Defoxed Deacitified and is now in a museum mounting. The watercolor would date to mid to late 19th century and is likely to be European or Mid-Eastern in origin.
Well made picture frame on a base with pillars and a swivel mount. Frame swivels back and forth and has a classic, miniature picture frame look. Base and frame are made of wood and painted an olive green. Condition is good and there is no damage.
American Sugar Chests are among the rarest forms of Southern furniture and a Sugar Table is even rarer. This table has a top that is hinged and a false fronted drawer that makes the table look like a one drawer table. Very tapered legs original grungy white painted surface one hinge broken the other useable this table has a penciled inscription on the underside of the lid that identifies the maker place and year. It descended in a family from the Great Valley of Virginia and located to Tennessee prior to the Civil War. The table has had use and has had minor replacements many many years ago. For any serious collector I will be glad to identify any replacements and answer questions. If you collect early furniture how many times have you had the opportunity to purchase a sugar table?
This probable partially Native American is shown in Victorian clothing of a dark dress with dark stripes. She is shown seated holding a child in her lap with both arms around the child. There is no visible signature. Early photographs of Indians are unusual to find and this one is very appealing with the Victorian sentiment of Mother & Child.
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.
A Royal Bayreuth pitcher in the form of a strawberry, well executed in decoration, and extremely visually appealing. Royal Bayreuth was a very well known and extremely desirable German porcelain maker in the late 19th and early 20th century. Everyone loves strawberries, and this is very appealing to the viewer. The fruit is hand painted and in great condition.
No question, this cup and saucer represents spring and early summer. The colors are just there and the look is unmistakable. Pure retro 1950s, this is a really pretty piece and looks like it would be at home in a window or shelf.
In the South we say if a little is good a lot is better and this is certainly a lot. The colored stones are clear green frosted green/amber and amber clear marquise and round stones This set features both a bracelet and clipback earrings. The look is definitely strong, and it will take a special type of woman to wear this fashion accessory.