This Fenton treasure is the 9 inch crimped fruit bowl (ware #846) in mandarin red, a piece and opaque color combination that was produced only in 1934, long before Fenton began marking its glassware. According to Whitmyer's 'Fenton Art Glass 1907-1939,' mandarin red had a short production run, from 1933 through 1935, with these marbled pieces causing the 'greatest excitement' among collectors.This fabulous flared rim, crimped bowl stands 3-1/2" high and measures 9 inches in d..
Lovely crystal Fostoria divided two-part relish dish (#2496), in the Baroque pattern and finished with the Navarre etching (#327). Dish measures 8 inch long, handle to handle, 6-1/4 inches wide, and 1-5/8 inches high. In very good condition, with a shallow flake-type chip on the underside of one foot (there's no notable rough edges) and minimal signs of use. Please note, for those looking to finish their dining table settings, I do have other pieces in this same pattern, as s..
Estate 3D bell-shaped mechanical 14k gold charm with genuine turquoise beads around the bell top and a dangling pearl clapper. This is a sweet 14k gold charm for a bracelet or, if you wish, could even be worn as a petite pendant.While the clapper on this charm does actually move, the sound that the claw-set pearl makes against the inner wall of the bell is faint and almost indiscernible. Charm measures 21mm (13/16 inch) high, with a rim diameter of 15mm (9/16 inch). The turq..
A large (22 mm) vintage Czech marble with swirling thin yellow and red frosted stripes coming around from both sides, leaving a thin window to reveal the translucent center. Adding variety to its intriguing look, one view of this mib shows the stripes diving more toward the center, with a lone, stray thread of green/blue/black tagging along. I've seen some of these referred to as bullet mold marbles, but don't know if that term is more accurate and appropriate than to sa..
For those times when elegance in stemware meets the perfect mixed drink cocktail (it's always five o'clock somewhere!), these Libbey Rock Sharpe Frontenac liquor cocktail glasses feature a beautiful cut crystal design. A ring of optic ovals sits above a horizontal band of laurel leaves, with the lower portion of the bowl finished in alternating semi-circle wreaths, one framing a wheel cut floral design. The exquisite tapered stems are wrapped in zipper cuts and to..
A super sweet, square miniature Russian lacquer box exquisitely decorated with a hand-painted image of a firebird, standing tall and stately with outspread wings and what appears to be a ring of fire halo around his head, or possibly a dark silhouette of the sun. The certificate that accompanies the box states: "This article has been painted in Russia exclusively for The Lucy Maxym Collection. It is guaranteed to be Genuine Russian Lacquer," going on to list the artist as Dom..
For the collector of old graniteware, here we have a wonderful speckled white double boiler with tiny flecks of black mixed into the white enamel ware finish that is found top to bottom and inside out. Standing approx. 8 inch to the top of the lid, this granite ware double boiler has a seamless body and rounded belly or base that measures 7 inch in diameter, with a 6-1/2 inch handle. This double boiler likely dates to the 1950s, possibly 1960s. When I first found this, b..
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..
Breathtaking 14k yellow gold starburst/sunburst seed pearl, opal and diamond brooch pin pendant, a Victorian Revival true beauty best appreciated up close and in person. Captivating the observer with its magical play of color in shades of blue and red, this pin/pendant features a European cut diamond (approx. 0.40 ctw) at the crowning center of a 10-point star, with four graduating seed pearls decorating each point. The mesmerizing beauty of this piece is heightened by..
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..
Sweet vintage 14k yellow gold heart pendant with gently arched sides and an overlapping top arch, set with 37 channel set baguette diamonds (0.50 ct. tw., J / SI2-I1). Pendant has a stationary rabbit ear bail and measures 21.75mm (7/8 inch) long and 16mm (5/8 inch) wide.A great vintage pendant gift of love for your girlfriend, wife or special person on Valentine's Day, birthdays, or any special day!Marked 14K, with additional marking appearing to be ADL, AGL, or ASL.Weig..
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..
A sweet hard paste porcelain jewelry casket box, decorated around the front with a hand-painted floral bouquet on a pale pink background, and topped off with a clear beveled glass lid. Box measures 3-1/2 inch in diameter and stands approx. 3" high on four ball feet.In lovely condition, especially considering the antique nature of this vanity piece. There is a hint of verdigris in the crease where the metal base meets the porcelain casket, and there is a slight wobble,..
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 wonderful war-era perfume bottle with a daisy stopper, manufactured in the USA by Imperial Glass for Irving W. Rice & Co. of New York (IRice) in the early 1940s. The flat flower stopper is entirely smooth on one side, while the other side has a moulded diamond-point texture, which helps to catch and play with the light. The bottle itself measures 2-1/2" high and 2-3/4" wide, with the stopper bringing the assembled height to 5-3/4". The stopper has a shallow flake on the..
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..
Vintage Adams Calyx Ware ironstone double egg cup in the Metz pattern, with pink transferware flowers on the front and back, and another bouquet of flowers inside the larger cup. A pink laurel leaf band trims the outer edge of each cup and is finished with yellow trim.Standing approx. 3-5/8 inch high, this vintage egg cup has a rim diameter of 2-1/2 inch on the larger cup and a base diameter of 1-7/8 inch. In great vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Marked o..
A sweet elongated cameo lavalier pendant with a white carved cameo profile applied to a black onyx base in an open 10k yellow gold art deco setting, and seed pearls top and bottom, with another dangling below.Measures 1-1/8 inch long, not including the bail and dangler.This dainty vintage lavalier / lavaliere pendant makes for a perfect birthday gift for special women in your life or for mom on Mother's Day!Signed 10K on the bail.Weight: 1.5 grams..
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..
This sweet vintage handkerchief offers a sweet floral bouquet with a wide blue border that frames three large yellow chrysanthemum flowers, accented by tiny flower buds. Hanky has no tags or other markings, but appears to be cotton and has a white rolled edge. In excellent condition, with no stains, holes or frayed edges. Measures approx. 13-1/2" wide. ..
Another wonderful addition to the vintage buttons we have for sale, here is a set of 6 butterscotch Bakelite Blue Bonnet Pearlite vintage buttons will flower scalloped edging, still secure on the original card. Measuring 26mm in diameter, these flat, two-hole Pearlite buttons were marketed as a washable product and likely date to the 1930s. In beautiful condition with just a hint of curl to the card edges and corners...
Sweet vintage Crown Staffordshire porcelain double egg cup wrapped in the Thousand Flowers floral chintz pattern, with pink roses and other wild flowers in yellow and cornflower blue. The inside base of the larger egg cup side has a petite spray of more pink flowers, while the smaller cup is marked with the Crown Staffordshire fine bone china mark. The base is also marked with a handwritten F7117 pink pattern line mark, along with a rectangle stamp registry design ..
Cute, cute, cute! Pair of figural open salts / salt cellar dips, with the duck body serving as the individual salt bowl, and the head decorated on each side with red enamel in the eyes. Although unsigned, 5000 Open Salts by Heacock & Johnson lists these as having been made in West Germany and originally marked with a paper label. Measuring 3 inch long from the tail to the beak and 1-3/8 inch wide, one of the ducks has a nick on the inside of the rim and another tiny flake..
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,..
Offering an old, worn, and fairly large Effanbee FAO Swartz Dy-Dee Baby doll layette box believed to date to the 1930s or early 1940s. Please note this is the box and booties only, with no doll included. This box measures 15-1/4 inch long, 11-1/2 inch wide, and 3 inch high.When I found this box, the pink cotton flannel-like booties were inside, but they have no labels or other markings to know whether they are for a Dy-Dee doll or some other. As they were in the ..
For the farm fresh chicken loving country gal who prefers more charm than the everyday "purse," a fun folk art woven saddlebag boho tote bag featuring a proud cockerel rooster on both sides. , This sweet cultural tote was likely made in Portugal and sold as a tourist souvenir to carry memories of treasured travels.Made of sturdy fabric that appears to be cotton, with a rug-like weight and woven texture that is then hooked like a hooked rug to create the raised 3D chicken desi..
Fabulous faceted French art glass paperweight featuring a cameo image of Sister Berta Hummel by Schmid dating to 1978. The white cameo sulphide is set on a cobalt blue ground, with the paperweight numbered on the underside, 1178 in a series of 4,000. Signed Sister Berta Hummel Visage Paperweight * France * 1978 * (c) Schmid * 1178 * 4000.Measures 2-3/4" in diameter at the base and stands 2" high.In excellent condition with a bit of shelf wear to the underside, but no nicks, c..
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..
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..