A fabulous pair of Limoges cabinet plates by Tressemann & Vogt (also frequently referenced as Tressemanes & Vogt), each depicting a pair of fish in a net. Wonderful display plates, these have a creamy ivory backdrop for slightly different hand-decorated images of two fish swimming beyond a golden fishnet, with underwater foliage and seaweed enhancing the view. The plate rims and fish are gilt trimmed, with each plate draped with a gold net. Not quite round yet not qu..
An unused vintage letter from Santa to Dearest Friend, accompanied with the envelope, marked Personal on the front and From Santa Claus by Secret Agreement with Montgomery Ward on the back. The letter talks about Santa's preparations for Christmas and the approaching sleigh ride with reindeers bringing good cheer and wishes for joy.With a picture of Santa, his finger to his lips hushing the team of reindeer all geared up and ready for the Christmas trip, with snow-topped roof..
Vintage Akro Agate beaded urn in blue and white slag glass with a square foot. Marked N.Y.C. Vogue Merc. Co. USA on the underside.Stands 3-1/4 inch tall with a 2-3/4 inch rim diameter. In great vintage condition with no issues noted, just the typical mold seams.For the Akro Agate glass collector, please be sure to check out the other pieces I have to offer, featured below...
Vintage Akro Agate multi color slag glass double lily planter, this is Akro's product No. 657, marked with a backward S in the USA. This planter features orange, oxblood and yellow swirling through the white base glass. Measures approx. 5-1/2 inch long, 3 inch wide, and 2-1/4 inch high. In excellent, as-made condition with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical rough mold seams. For the Akro Agate glass collector, please be sure to check out the other pieces I have..
Vintage Vintage Akro Agate Ribs and Flutes flower pot planter in green glass, this is Akro's product # 296, Type II Measures approx. 3-1/2" high with a 4" diameter at the flared, scalloped rim. In excellent, as-made condition with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical rough mold seams. (The line across the underside of the vase is just due to the slag glass color variation.)Marked on the underside Made in U.S.A. 296 with the embossed Akro crow ma..
An unused vintage letter from Santa, accompanied with the envelope, marked Personal on the front and From Santa Claus by Secret Agreement with Montgomery Ward on the back. The letter is addressed Dear Little Chum and talks about Christmas magic and the reindeer and how, together, they'll be bringing joy on Christmas day.With a picture of Santa changing out of his boots and slipping his slippers onto his feet, while a young spotted fawn is curled sleeping nearby, two adult dee..
Set of 6 Hawkes cut crystal stems, I believe this stemware is the sherry wine glass in the Munster pattern, on Stem #4074, a size perfect for cordial / liqueur. A band of three offset rows of strawberry diamonds wraps around the upper half of the bowl's flared rim, while a single row of oval thumbprints floats near the bowl base, above the elegant knob stem. Stem stands approx. 4 inch high (with slight variance in height, stem to stem) on a smooth round base; rim diameter jus..
A vintage Tlingit sterling silver cuff bracelet depicting Fog Woman from the tribe tale of Raven and Fog Woman. This bracelet was designed by Aleasa James who, according to the Metal Arts Group, is a "young Native American artist who developed her artistic style while living in Southeastern Alaska studying under Tlingit carver Gerald T. James of Auk Bay, and Tsimshian artist/carver Eli F. Milton of Metlakatla." This Tlingit Native American bracelet measures 1-1/8 ..
Introduction by Fenton in the early 1940s, this is the Fenton aqua crest double crimp oval bonbon (#36) with a spun turquoise glass trim around the opal white glass center. Measuring approx. 6" long and 4-7/8" wide at the furthest points, This bon bon is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks. According to Whitmyer's Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939-1980 (2d ed.), the initial aqua crest line was introduced between 1941 and 1942, with all initial productio..
Shop around and you'll find a number of these Uncle Sam register bank in the three-coin style, but I've had little (actually no) luck finding a link to one of these quarter registers in my research. With a single top slot coin drop, this hard-to-find quarter bank even works! I made the coin-saving mistake of dropping a couple of quarters in to test it before reading the instructions on the back, which lets the user know that the "First quarter deposited locks bank." Oops. I..
Here's a blast from the 1970s past, still in the box! Vintage Robert Shaw Lux Time Have a Happy Day smiley face alarm clock. This wind-up, two-bell alarm clock has a round yellow face with black oval eyes at 10 and 2 o'clock, a nose that holds the hour and minute hands, and a big happy smile that spans the lower half of the clock face. Below the mouth is the reminder to "have a Happy Day". In great working condition, this clock stands approx. 5-3/4 inch high to the top of the..
A lot of 3 vintage melted popcorn plastic Christmas decorations, with two featuring candy canes and the other a teddy bear, Christmas tree and candy cane in a Christmas stocking. The double candy cane decoration is finished with a sprinkling of silver glitter. Two still retain their original Kage Company, Inc., marked as completely hand made and retaining the "Made in America with Pride" label; the other is of an unknown brand. The unmarked single candy cane decora..
Beautiful antique (circa 1910) German Hanau continental silver bowl with a pierced repousse floral urn motif, accented with floral swags and C-scrolls. Basket measures 5" in diameter and stands 1-3/4" high on a flared foot. The inner base of the bowl has a monogram initial that looks to be an "h" in an Old English monogram font. The hallmark is not crisp, but matches one I found on the 925-1000 silver hallmark site that shows a G under a crown, a P under a different crown, a..
Vintage unused Prize Christmas greeting card with a die cut fold-over, interlocking flap cover to complete a Christmas tree in true vintage style, all lit with candles. The cover reads Christmas Thoughts, with a scroll and scallop edging to the red frame. Inside the card reads To Greet You and all who gather around your Christmas tree with a cordial Merry Christmas and a Happy Year to be!Card measures 5-7/8 inch x 4-7/8 inch and is accompanied by its original envelope,..
Creamy ivory Noritake China gravy boat with attached underplate in the Gastonia dinnerware pattern, with a delicate gold floral trim around the rim and edges. Perfect for fine formal or elegant everyday dining. Measures approx. 9-1/4 inch long at the underplate, 7-3/4 long at the gravy boat, spout to spout, and 3 inch high.Marked in gold on the underside, as follows: Noritake China / Handpainted Japan / Gastonia / Shape Design Pat / 98827. The Gastonia pattern was relea..
Vintage Akro Agate children's teapot with lid in the Stacked Disc pattern. The teapot is in the solid opaque green while the lid is done in white. Teapot measures 2-3/8 inch high to the rim, with the button-style knob on the lid taking it to 3 inch. Both pieces are in excellent, as-made condition with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical rough mold seams.For the Akro Agate glass collector, please be sure to check out the other pieces I have to offer, featured below...
For those who prefer to dine large in elegant style, a creamy white Monax American Sweetheart salver plate by MacBeth-Evans Glass Co., produced during the Depression era, from 1930 to 1936. This plate measures approx. 11-7/8 inch in diameter, at the widest points. I have multiples available, all showing little to no signs of use, and almost all in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks noted, looking virtually like new.This plate is rather heavy..
A fabulous pair of fluted pink and gold Mid Century Modern table lamps with a cinched ceramic conical body, pleated above and below the gathered waist. Oh so pretty in pink, these lamps are perfect for a more feminine bedroom, with the New Look silhouette, fit and flare shape that span into the Hollywood Regency decor style with the sponged gold decoration and gold at the waist and base.Topping off the lamps in perfect retro style are the original fiberglass drum-shaped..
An elegant creamy ivory square Noritake Gastonia salad plate with an ornate floral gold trim. Measuring 8-3/8 inch, side to side, and approx. 9-1/2 inch corner to corner, this plate size is perfect for light lunch dining as well. Marked in gold on the underside, as follows: Noritake China / Handpainted Japan / Gastonia / Shape Design Pat / 98827. The Gastonia pattern was released in the 1930s and has since been discontinued. This salad plate is in excellent conditi..
A green hand blown controlled bubble Swedish art glass bud or orchid vase likely dating to the mid century (late 1950s or early 1960s) and made by Baker of Sweden. With the original blue and silver foil label still intact, this vase stands 8-1/4 inch high and is in beautiful vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, cracks, or scratches noted. For the collector of Scandinavian mid century modern glass, this will make for a great addition to any collection...
Looking fresh from decades ago, a pair of vintage Jeannette Glasbake 1 pint refrigerator dishes, one dish in blue the other in burgundy. Perfect for storing leftovers, these glass storage dishes measure approx. 5 inch long and 4 inch wide, and 2-1/4 inch high, with the fired-on colors looking strong, with only the the burgundy dish showing some color scrapes on the underside at one corner.No nicks, chips, or cracks. Both marked on the underside Made in U.S.A. / Glasbake, with..
Wedgwood bone china teapot in the Meadow Sweet pattern, a pattern for which I have a number of pieces available, so be sure to check out the other items.Wrapped in a cheery floral bouquet of delicate wild flowers, the teapot measures approx. 5" tall, to the top of the open-loop finial, 10" long, handle to spout, and 4-5/8" wide. In excellent condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, or other issues noted. Marked Wedgwood ® - Bone China - Made In England - Meadow Sweet...
Unused vintage Gibson greeting card with snowflakes and a bright pink sleigh on the cover loaded with ornaments, presents, and a tree, while inside is a green honeycomb tissue Christmas tree with Christmas tree candles printed on the card. The card cover says Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! with the inside reading 'Here's hoping your Christmas will turn out to be as gay and as bright as the lights on the tree. And here's hoping the New Year is might nice, too, and brings e..
From Hallmark's Kiddie Car Classics Collector's Series, this cast metal ornament is based on a 1953 Murray Dump Truck, featuring a movable tailgate and dumping mechanism. The fourth piece issued in the series, it is dated 1997 and is in its original packaging (w/ tag still attached and original Kiddie Car Classics informational brochure). Measures 3-7/8 inch long, 1-3/8 inch wide, and 2 inch high. ..
An unused 10-dime Gibson money Christmas card featuring Santa and his reindeer of 1950s vintage. The front of the vintage card shows Santa and one of his reindeer at the doorway of a red country barn, all decked out for holiday travel. Santa's beard and the white fur trim of his suit are decorated with glistening mica glitter. At the front barn loft 'window' is the first dime insert; open the fold-out card to find a Christmas tree on the second panel, glistening with mica gli..
This sweet antique hat pin has a 10k yellow gold pin top that resembles a pineapple or artichoke bud and has a Polynesian feel. Some may find it reminiscent of a Byzantine crown. The sides of the stick pin head are trimmed with braids that look like wheat heads, giving this simple yet elegant stick pin a most unusual look. A fabulously unique piece for the antique jewelry or stickpin collector.End to end, this pin measures 4-3/4" long, with a steel stick pin and a pin head th..
Looking for a vintage finial Christmas tree topper? This holiday season finish your tree with this sweet 11 inch triple indent vintage mercury glass tree topper, with a forest green and white bulb finished with three silver indents decorated with red and green.In good vintage condition with some wear and paint loss due to years of use, and nicks on the open rim at the base, but otherwise no cracks or breaks. ..
18-piece vintage Italian paper mache nativity set, made in Italy, with the tallest piece standing approx. 8-1/4 inch high. This set is believed to date to the 1950s or 1960s.All pieces show age-appropriate wear, with a few having some issues, none too severe or detracting from the overall appeal. There are some relatively minor rubs and chips in the paint, with the paint appearing to be original. One of the king figures has a split in the side, as shown. The f..
Offering an antique brown transferware Charles Meigh cabinet plate in the Jenny Lind pattern and dating to the 1850s. Plate is in very good condition, commensurate with age, with crazing but no chips or cracks; one edge transfer rub (under glaze, as made); and a visible seam in the transfer pattern, again as made. Measures 10" in diameter. Marked 1 Jenny Lind - C M & S - England...
Antique glass kerosene oil lamp in the Quartered Block pattern dating to the 1880s, in a single-piece construction, finished off with a smooth, plain-top chimney. This lamp is shown on pg. 299 of Thuro's book on Oil Lamps.The kerosene lamp base has a footprint of 5-1/2" in diameter, an oil reservoir width of 6-1/2", and stands 6-3/4" high to the rim, approx. 10-1/4" high to the top of the burner. The chimney takes the lamp to its full 18-1/4" height. In excellent condi..
A lovely pair of antique Gorham salt and pepper shakers, the base wrapped in an intricate four-panel aesthetic band, trimmed by a row of thin beads and a smooth band. The straight-sided, cylindrical form is simple and sleek at the center, bearing no monogram. Near the top, at the base of the lift-off lid, is another band that, at first glance, appears to be swastikas but is actually a patchwork of offset Ts, their bases all pointing inward. The final touch of elegance is foun..
1927 vintage Bulova men's watch in the stylish Franklin art deco model, the square 14k white gold fill case handsomely engraved and inlaid with black enamel Greek key decorations at the corners. This manual wind mechanical watch features a radium dial and what appears to be Fuseaux hour and minute hands, both finished in a creamy white radioluminescent paint / enameling that accents both the hands and hour markers. A square second dial occupies the six o'clock position. This ..
A hard-to-find and absolutely gorgeous Wedgwood transferware plate featuring the Fallow Deer pattern in green. Measuring 10" in diameter, this plate is in near excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks noted, and about 99% of the transfer still strong and intact! Marked "Fallow Deer / Wedgwood / Etruria England," with impressed "Wedgwood" and "Made In England" marks, as well as the dating code. Please note that I have multiple plates available. ..
Fabulous 1950 TRPQ (tall round pyro quart) Adams milk bottle with red pyroglaze on both the front and back panels, with the front reading Use Adams Pasteurized Milk - Rawlins, Wyo.and the back showing a cowboy bronc rider on a Wyoming Let 'er Buck bucking bronco in red pyro silhouette above the "BUILDS 'EM HEALTHY" logo, in a wide, cupped formation. The embossed lettering and heelmark / heel code around the base of the bottle reads: One Quart Liquid - Registered Sealed 1-11-1..
A precious unused vintage Hallmark money holder greeting card featuring Santa sending Season's Greetings in the greenest of ways. Open the card to reveal our favorite home Christmas scene - a Christmas tree all decorated and watching over the packaged gifts, with the fireplace center an oval cutout to reveal the money gifted inside.Accompanied by its original envelope, this card measures 6-1/2" wide, 2-7/8" high, with the card back showing 10X 825-2, along with the Hal..
Preserved from the 1950s, here is an adorable hard plastic Knickerbocker female bunny rabbit baby's rattle toy, appropriately named Sister Rabbit. Standing 4-3/4" tal to the top of her upright ears, this rabbit holds a carrot between her hands and is dressed like a girl, wearing a blue pinafore dress with matching blue shoes. Marked on the back of her head: Knickerbocker - Plastic Co. - Glendale, Calif - Pat. Pend In excellent condition, with a nice healthy rattle and only sl..