Unusual metal mounted
black glass dresser box with enameled decoration of
flowers and a figure with
bee. American, 1870-90.
Unusual Rookwood matt-glazes tazza, with impressed mark and date - 1906 (?).
French, 19th century, Samson. The crossed “S” marks on the interior lid of this nineteenth-century snuff box indicates that this was, in fact, a product of the Samson factory. Edmé Samson founded the House of Samson in 1845 to decorate porcelain. However, it was Edmé’s son, Emile, who expanded the firm to include the reproduction of eighteenth-century English enamels...
Early 19th century English enamel on copper patch box of the HMS Victory. Keepsakes commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, which was considered the most decisive British victory during the Napoleonic Wars, were extremely popular. These keepsakes included patch boxes, like this one, which celebrated Nelson’s famous ship, the HMS Victory. IT IS OVAL IN FORM AND DEPICTS A POLYCHROME SCENE OF NELSON'S FLAG SHIP "THE VICTORY" IN FULL SAIL AFTER THE BATTLE OF 1805...
The Vũng Tàu shipwreck is a shipwreck that was found in the South China Sea off the islands of Côn Đảo about 100 miles from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam in 1692. The wreck was of alorcha boat—a Chinese vessel with Portuguese influences that has been dated to about 1690. It was found by a fisherman who had picked up numerous pieces of porcelain from the wreck while fishing. Sverker Hallstrom identified the wreck and its cargo in 1990...
On Monday January 3, 1752, the Dutch East India Company, (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) ship Geldermalsen, struck a reef on her return journey to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea...
Most likely French, 19th century, snuff/pill box, However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the loose hand-painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth century creation.
Very good condition. Some loss to interior enamel and on the underside.
Rare Staffordshire child’s mug, creamware with green transfer decoration of sign language alphabet. Early 1800’s (small hole in bottom).
5218-21: English, Bilston, late 18th century, patch box these memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, there decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. For example, by the 1790s Neoclassical style swags, doves, hearts, and borders were the most commonly used decoration of the day. This box reads "Unity is the bond of society."
18th-century English Transferware Patch Box; Now known as Royal Leamington Spa, the town of Leamington began its prodigious spa industry in 1784 when it began building baths around its salt springs. Consequently, the image on this patch box displays a Classical figure holding a caduceus, a symbol of the medical community dating back the sixteenth century. Thus, it is safe to say that this could have been produced no earlier than the last quarter of the eighteenth century...
Exceptional pair of antique French Gilt Bronze Fireplace Chenet in the form of Dionysian children seated on a plinth and eating grapes, and with foliate and cyma curved decoration. 18th/19th Century.
Each Approx.: 12.5" x 12.5" x 5.5 deep
Rare Rockingham hound
handled pitcher with molded scenes of stag and boar hunts
and a grapevine design
decorating the neck.
Attributed to the Salamander
New Jersey, 1840-50.
English, Bilston, 18th century, patch box. These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, their decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. For example, by the 1790s Neoclassical style swags, doves, hearts, and borders were the most commonly used decoration of the day.
Allover cracking. Small losses to the lid, one side and the bottom...
Antique English small barrel in lignum vitae with ivory stopper and later brass spout. Early-mid 19th century.
Fine George II Silver Tea Caddy, by Samuel Taylor, having a reverse pear-form body embossed with floral garlands centering a blank cartouche on each side, removable lid with shell-form finial. Marked on underside of base.
Samuel was the son of Thomas Taylor and started his apprenticeship with John Newton in 1737. His first marks was entered in 1744...
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Art Nouveau Vase by the Amphora Pottery, Turn Teplitz, Austria, decorated with moulded leaves with gilt stems, stamped base. Circa 1905-10, attributed to Paul Daschel.
Antique Handmade American Ship Model in a wood and glass case.