John Coker, LTD - Est. 1971
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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.
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This Intaglio cut glass plate or charger shows a tree with fruit hanging from the limbs. The plate is in excellent condition with the exception of a rim chip the size of the end of the index finger on the back side behind an acid etched frosted leaf. This could probably be polished out and not be as noticeable as it is now but visually from the front the piece is stunning with no idea as to the damage behind the leaf.
During the 1930s, needleworkers like to recreate images of a nostalgic and wistful past. The needlepoint here shows a red colored roofed house in a wooded setting, almost in an abstract format. There are green trees with red floral blossoms making one think of spring. A former owner placed this in a Victorian frame that has porcelain knobs in the center of the designs, making this have a look of a much earlier time. The picture has been cleaned at some recent point and placed with an acid free matting in the frame that will protect and preserve it for future use. For needleworkers or Victorian lovers, this would be a good decorative accessory for traditional furniture.
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Jim McMahan was one of the best quarterbacks ever, and here he is, playing for The Buffalo Bills in #9.
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These sketches were made for the Ice Follies of 1978 a traveling show performed on ice rinks around the U.S. and these costumes were custom made in Knoxville Tn. The sketches are quite detailed the colors are good and some even contain samples of the fabric. Cats are always interesting subjects, children would love this framed for their room.
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An unusually well detailed fish pattern relish dish with only very minor flea bites on extremities. Raised print inches Patent Applied For inches on back. Tiny flakes to extremities of fish but unnoticeable to eye.
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The charm of this well painted doll is evident from her eyes and molded hair. Her arms and legs have separation but are still attached and still there. There is a marking in a circle with perhaps a pagoda and Japan.
Wonderfully thin and great for a scotch on the rocks, these elegant 100 year old glasses are ready to be used, and very much need a drink. I have personally had scotch in these and it tastes great. The cutting is from the American Brilliant Period (1880-1910) and features some diamond and fan cutting as well as a star in the center of the bottom. These feel great to the hand and are not so heavy as to have a problem with a drink. Very distinctive and very much representative of a time gone by. Priced for the set of 6.
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The scene was purchased as you see a road leading back to the windmill with red blades framed in a wonderful vine Victorian leaf corner frame. For a collector of Victorian this frame is very desirable and certainly unique.
The Chinese taught the British the fine art of tea and they took an immediate liking to the tea part of life. Very delicate porcelain that could have been made in either country, this tea cup has hand painted flowers with an applied handle for the drinkers convenience. The interior of the cup has a flower painted in the center of the bottom. The cup is without question 150+ years of age.