Shown on page 92 of McCaslin's "Royal Bayreuth - A Collectors Guide," this gorgeous vase (#1039) is the Royal Bayreuth Christmas Cactus Tapestry vase or toothbrush holder, produced 1902-1945. Delicate white and pink blooms of a Christmas cactus grace the body of this vase in spiral form and splendid fashion.
Measures approx. 4-1/2" high, and in excellent condition. This blue two-lion, two-shield "Royal Bayreuth" mark was first used in 1902. McCaslin's 1998 value guide lis..
A cute, happy vintage clown paperweight figurine by Fenton Art Glass in a sweet blush pink, Fenton's Sunset iridized color. With an overall look of contentment, the smiling clown has his face resting in his hand.In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Measures 3-1/2 inch high and retains the Fenton label.You'll find my other Fenton glass items featured below...
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..
A wonderful and original piece of Black Americana from the late 1940s / early 1950s. This young black boy sits with his knees drawn and arms outstretched to keep the partially cut watermelon secure on his lap. He wears red overalls and a matching red cap, with the slice from the watermelon serving as the coin slot.
Stands 12" high and is in excellent condition, with only a few minor nicks in the paint, the two most notable ones being at the watermelon rim. There's not even..
A lovely oval Russian lacquer papier-mâché box from the Russian village of Kholui, exquisitely decorated with a hand-painted image of Ivan and his loyal, magic pony as they came upon the bright glowing feather of the fabled firebird. Hand-painted by artist T. Gordienko, this box is most unusual in that the artist chose a deep mahogany brown background on which to portray this captivating fairy tale scene. (Serious collectors will likely recognize that this is indeed a hard-to..
A fabulous standing figurine by Royal Dux of Bohemia featuring a young Turk at the edge of a rocky mound, his large Turkish water jug ready for the rush, when the boy bends to scoop up fresh water. With a rich cream underglaze, this figure is finished in colors of olive brown (garments), tan and light orange (hair and facial features), with gilt details in the hand-painted trim and delicately sponged gold.
Standing approx. 12-1/2 inch high with a base diameter of 4-1/8 inch,..
From America's finest heavy aluminum ware and for that holiday vintage bakeware, offered here is a fabulous heavy Nordic Ware cake mold. This vintage baking pan brings Santa to your house just as he should be — in three-dimensional form atop the chimney.Still securely wrapped in its original package, this two-piece cake mold stands approx. 9-1/2 inch tall, with the cake height more in the 9 inch range. There are a couple of points where the seam in the wrapping has split, but..
1963 vintage Shenango China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol plate titled Marley's Ghost and featuring the work of R. Flading. This plate is accompanied by the paper insert confirming this is number Twelve of a series. The insert goes on to read: "And with it, we conclude our Charles Dickens Christmas Story. We hope you've enjoyed receiving these collector's items as much as we have enjoyed making them and sending them to you. Next year, we'll begin a new series based on the ..
Beautiful blue antique Victorian water pitcher and glass set consisting of one pitcher and four tumbler drinking glasses, each decorated with white enamel lily of the valley flowers. The pitcher stands approx. 8-3/4 inch tall to the top of the squared ruffled rim, and measures 7-1/2 inches from handle to spout. There is just a whisper of the gold trim remaining at the rim. The pitcher's slightly flared base measures 5-3/8 inches in diameter, with a rough pontil mark serving a..
Vintage Ermenegildo Zegna Italian silk men's vintage tie in a very fashionable, appealing design of black and charcoal quilt-like frames around what appears to be Trillium flowers in maroon and black. Tie measures 56 inches long and 3-1/2 inches wide. Maker's label is that of Ermenegildo Zegna, with an in-fabric banner again showing the Ermenegildo Zegna name, along with Disegno Esclusivo (exclusive design). The second, smaller label confirms it is 100% silk ..
Large S Kirk & Son Repousse two-piece carving knife and fork set, with sterling silver handles and stainless steel fork and blade. Knife measures 14-3/4 inch long, while the fork is 11-1/2 inch long. Both handles are 5-3/8 inch long.The fork appears to have had a folding clip on the back at one point, and the knife blade is showing signs of use and is likely due for a sharpening. Both handles are marked Sterling, while the base of the fork tongs is marked Stainless, and ..
Beautiful creamy ivory Noritake china large oval vegetable serving bowl in the Gastonia dinnerware pattern, with a delicate gold floral trim around the rim and edges. This fine china serving dish is perfect for fine formal or elegant everyday dining. Vegetable bowl measures approx. 10-1/2 inch long, handle to handle, 7-5/8 wide and 2-1/2 inch high.Marked in gold on the underside, as follows: Noritake China / Handpainted Japan / Gastonia / Shape Design Pat / 98827. The G..
A vintage 1940s black and white Republic of China Taiwan Dynasty Reproduction bottle vase inscribed at the neck with a saying from the Book of Rites in Confucian literature: 'When the great way prevails, the world community is equally shared by all' and featuring a procession of oriental warriors wearing ceremonial armor, marching in front of a Chinese tang horse and what looks to be a horse-drawn chariot. The ceramic vase is finished with a jet black glaze, with the textured..
Offering a pair of vintage Czech Harrach art glass Harrtil Merletto cordial glass stems, with multiple pairs available, made by the Harrachov glass factory c. 1960. With thin white merletto threads woven in a lattice pattern, the delicate fibers are then encased in glass. These sweet cordial glasses have six-sided stems and stand approx. 4-3/4 inch high and have a rim diameter of 1-3/4 inch. Many but not all of the available stems still retain their original Bohemia Gla..
Set of four vintage Czech Harrach art glass Merletto wine glasses from the Harrtil line, designed by Milan Metelák and made by the Harrachov glass factory in/around the 1950s. With thin white merletto threads woven in a lattice pattern, the delicate fibers are then encased in glass.These wine glasses have six-sided stems and stand approx. 7 inch high and have a rim diameter of 2-5/8 inch. Liquid capacity is a comfortable 2/3 cup, but if you're one to prefer a full glass and p..
A new old stock vintage NOMA twinkle flasher plug, catalog no. 409, this plug "gives action lighting". Likely dating to the mid/late 1960s, this flasher will operate up to 24 C6 series lamps or 15 C7-1/2 multiple lamps or up to a 100 watt lamp. NOMA was once the largest manufacturer of holiday lighting in the world and best known for making Christmas lights.Made in Japan, the display back states "NOTE - When Current is first turned on this flasher element may issue some smok..
A beautiful women's vintage Chinese robe with a light purple and white Oriental embroidery design on a rich red silk background. The repeating Asian embroidered pattern features pagodas, horses, flowers, and trees, with a man riding an ox. The inner lining of the robe is black silk. This vintage silk robe is marked as a medium, with the maker tag stitched in red and green, the green part reading the name Squirrel and Made in China. Robe measures 35 inches long..
An old, elegant, etched vintage glass lamp shade with a yellow to clear transitioning from the frill to the base. The etching appears to be a baroque lattice design and is done in such a way that the design is raised, as opposed to etched into the glass. (My familiarity with this type of glass treatment is too limited to know the proper term.) The yellow treatment toward the rim has been applied to the outside, and on close (loupe) inspection, I note a very fine texturin..