Large natural emu egg displayed on a solid brass stand. The eggshell is textured mottled deep teal blue-green color. Egg, 3.75"W x 5.45"H; stand, 3.75"W x 3.5"H. Minor wear, brass patina. No maker's mark.
Tibetan beaded collar and cuff presented on a custom-made stand. Embellished with amber beads, semi-precious stone beads, and accented in brass. Easily removed from the stand. Base, 6" square. Some wear to finish on stand.
Mid-century French millefiori vase. Made by Jean Gerbino (1876-1966), Vallauris, France. The vase is formed by small pieces of clay in various shapes, colors and sizes (millefiori technique). Each color is a separate piece of clay that was used to build the vase. Stamped signature to underside. Light wear.
Ornate terracotta architectural salvage piece from an elegant 19th-century structure. Portions of an Ionic column capital with corner volutes, egg-and-dart molding, and abacus with center medallion. Patina with faded, chippy cream paint over antique terracotta. Material loss.
Beautiful pair of Murano handblown pink, white, and aventurine ribbons art glass handkerchief / fazzoletto vases or centrepieces . Made with pink "A canne" pieces and white Zanfirico with twisting copper aventurine ribbon. Both pieces measures 8" across x 8 " tall X 5 " Base diameter . Excellent condition .
Pair of vintage Fornasetti porcelain mythology themed dishes. Depicts gilt images of mythological Gods and creatures. Marked "Mitologia, Fornasetti Milano, Made In Italy, Exclusive for (illegible)" on the underside.
Pair of 18th-century to early-19th-century Delft plates. The figure is 'Lange Lijs' or Long Eliza and is based on Chinese porcelain examples. Hand-molded and -painted with a chinoiserie design including a figure, gate, tree and surrounded by a floral and foliate motif. Tin-glazed faience. Orange border. Marked De Porceleyne Bijl (1657-1803). Light fritting.
Antique brass balance scale. Please note to move pans with lever, push lever to raise scales, but you will need to lift up on central movable bar to return to original position. Maker's marks on lever. Light wear.
Unusual playing card trophy displaying the Kings, Queens, Jacks and Clubs. Well detailed, good quality. Could easily be personalized with a plaque on the base. We have left it with the tarnish and patina as shown, but could be polished more if desired. No maker's mark. Light wear, minor oxidation.
Pair of antique English Staffordshire King Charles Spaniels. Created in homage to honor Queen Victoria's beloved dog Dash. These are numbered with a number one, the best quality Staffordshire dogs were numbered (the smaller the number the larger the dogs). Number one dogs with black decoration are among the rarest. As with most early Staffordshire, there is not a maker's mark. Light wear, crazing.
Pair of brass candleholders in an atomic style with an Egyptian motif around the base. Each perches on three midcentury-style legs and holds both normal tapers and small candles. No maker's mark. Some wear.
Parisian café advertisement match striker and keeper. These strikers were given to bistros, cafes, pubs and restaurants to advertise and promote the sale of all brands of liquors/liqueurs and other beverage products. No maker's mark other than the advertisement wording on the sides. Matches in photos are not included.
A Victorian lignum vitae block and gavel set, Circa 1850. It is English and hand carved and shows off the beautiful colors of the wood. Lignum vitae, Latin for wood of life, is a very dense, durable and hard wood. Perfect for a judge, attorney or chairman of the board. No maker's mark. Block dimensions, 4" D X .75" H.
Set of four Piero Fornasetti Roman chariot coasters, circa 1950. The coasters feature a Roman male and female with laurel wreaths riding in a chariot pulled by six horses. Fornasetti studio mark on the underside of each coaster. Some wear to gilt.