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This large grouping measures 12 x 12 x 7 inches and consists of two men, one woman, three goats, and a dog. The lady has lace at her neck, sleeves, and dress hem. She plays the ocarina while one man, her suitor, plays the tamborine and another spies on them from behind the tree.
It is in perfect condition with the one very minor issue of one leaf tip broken which is not even visible from the front. (see photo in eBay listing) The lace is even intact.
These large figural groups don't surface very often. $550.00 (AG491)
This large Sitzendorf figurine group measures 12 x 11 x 6 inches and is in perfect condition. The gentleman appears to be assisting the lady to dismount from her mount.
These large groups by Sitzendorf don't surface very often, so I'm happy to be able to offer two of them here on Ebay. $540.00 (AG492)
Aside from some light rust, this hand forged hatchet is in very good condition. The hickory haft is probably a replacement, but fits the piece well. Also, the rivets appear old, if not original. It measures 13 1/2 inches overall, the blade measures 3 x 3 inches and appears to be all steel. (Typically, early edge tools had laid in or on steel bits on wrought iron blanks.) There is no maker's stamp which would indicate this tool was made by a general blacksmith, not an edge tool maker. The eye straps measure 5 1/2 inches long.
Strapped eye tools are generally quite early, dating from the 18th to first quarter of 19th centuries. Two types of strapped eye are found, integral straps as in this example, and applied straps, which are added to the haft and peened over at the open end of the eye. The latter type tends to be the earliest and strapped eyes are usually found with hammers, hatchets with strapped eyes being quite rare. $95.00 (SA401)
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This is an original drawing of a Pennsylvania barn by Eric Sloane. This was purchased by me from the artist in 1975. It measures 8 x 11.5 inches, the original frame is 11 by 18 inches. It is signed by the artist and is in fine, original condition.
Many of Sloane's drawings were produced for illustrating one of his many books and this is no exception.[SOLD]
This is a fine genuine example of an 18th century four wick hand forged wrought iron betty lamp or cruise lamp. It measures5 3/8 inches tall and the hanging chain with hook extends 8 inches. The chain links and hook are gracefully forge twisted. The body itself is forged from 1/4 inch thick iron. Probably of central European origin but I guarantee it is of the period. (F310) [SOLD]
This very fine large porcelain figural group is in perfect condition with no damage, cracks, chips or repairs. It measures 9 1/2 inches tall by 9 1/2 inches wide and is marked simply, "Germany" in script. The ladies porcelain skirts are decorated with hand painted flowers as is the entire piece. One lady is holding a book while the other appears to be holding something she just removed from her purse, while the gentleman is looking on. The small details are finely executed. (AM285) [SOLD]
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This beautiful rainbow iridescent vase measures 5 3/4 inches tall by 4 inches diameter and is in perfect condition. It is absolutely beautiful, the photo barely does it justice. It is signed and dated, but the only portion of the signature I can read is "glass," and the date reads "198[7 or 9]" These iridescent pieces are extremely difficult to create. (AM190) [SOLD]
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This is a gorgeous rosewood veneered tantalus with boulle marquetry and containing an almost complete set of etched crystal glassware. It measures 12 1/2 inches wide by 9 3/4 inches deep by 10 1/4 inches high in closed position. The glassware is unsigned, but is fine crystal. The set originally had 16 cordial glasses and is missing 6. The four decanters are original with one missing its stopper. All the glass is in perfect condition as is the box itself. These sets are known as Cave au Liqueur in French. (W366) [SOLD]
Boulle marquetry refers to an inlay technique employing metals and other materials such as tortoise shell in inlay work. It was developed in the 18th century and became popular again in the second half of the 19th century
19th Century Indian Mughal dagger with carved camel bone handle in the figure of a ram's head. As can be seen in the photos, the handle was pieced together then carved. Beautiful Damascus steel blade with a silver inlaid "rain guard" in front of the handle. The scabbard is of wood covered with purple felt sewn together with red silk thread and gold thread. The length is 11 1/2 inches overall, the blade, 7 1/2 inches. A fine example in fine condition. (AM193) [SOLD]
Although I date this knife as 19th Century, it could easily be 18th Century or earlier as the early Mughal Daggers very often were fitted with felt covered scabbards. The "Classic Period" of the Indian Mughal Empire began around 1655 with the ascension of Akbar the Great to the throne. Under the rule of Akbar and his son Jahangir, India enjoyed economic progress as well as religious harmony, and the monarchs were interested in local religious and cultural traditions.
Antique Sevres France Chateau des Reves porcelain dresser box framed in ormolu, celeste blue background with hand embellished gilded wheat stalks. The top is hand painted depicting an 18th century courting scene. Artist signed, but indecipherable. Interior is glazed white with painted florals top and bottom. It bears the copper red "Chateau des Reves" with three pointed crown and wreath mark with a cursive blue over-glaze mark , "LS" between stars. It measures 2 3/4 inches high by 7 inches long by 3 1/2 inches deep. Fine condition, no chips, cracks or repairs. (AG406) [SOLD]
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This Royal Doulton character jug is D6697 and was copyrighted in 1982. It was designed by Jerry D. Griffiths and modeled by Robert Tabbenor. Fine, like new condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. Approximately 7 inches high. (AG382) [SOLD]
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Although unsigned, this small pair of acid frosted,gilded and enameled vases are in the style of Legras from the 1920s. The gilded overlay is bordered by bright yellow enamel fish scale and floral decoration. They are 7 inches high and the bulbous bottoms are 2.75 inches id diameter. Fine condition. (AG459) [SOLD]
Jolles Original petit point evening purse dates c. 1925. This brand was extremely popular in the first quarter of the 20th century. The design on this one is an intricate floral one. It measures 8.5 by 6.5 inches. The condition is mint and includes the original change purse and a mirror. The interior is beige satin and shows no wear whatsoever. SOLD (AG383)
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