Category Archives: Bric a Brac

Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx

Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. PRESENTING an Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. The Bowl is solid brass. It is hand decorated with hand beaten nail pins in a ‘folk art manner’ depicting the Sphinx and other people. We are of the opinion that this piece dates from circa 1920….BUT…..could be MUCH older!…

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Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs

Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. PRESENTING an Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. The Bowl is solid brass. It has Chinese symbols on it’s face (but we cannot decipher them).   We are of the opinion that this piece dates from circa 1920….BUT…..could be MUCH older! It is part of the Lida Calvert…

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19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug

19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug or measuring mug. Large mug….It holds 96 Fl Ounces or 3 Quarts.. From circa 1880 and made of solid copper, with large copper handles attached by way of rivets. Larger than most rum cups or mugs…..but most definitely in the same…

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Early 20C Carved Wood and Gesso Table Lamp by Thorvald Strom

Early 20C Carved Wood and Gesso Table Lamp by Thorvald Strom. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Early 20C Carved Wood and Gesso Table Lamp by Thorvald Strom. Hand-carved by Thorvald Strom.   Thorvald Strom was a Danish artist, sculptor and furniture maker originally from Denmark but who emigrated to Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia at the turn…

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Early 20C Carved Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom

Early 20C Carved Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Early 20C Carved Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom. Hand-carved by Thorvald Strom.   Thorvald Strom was a Danish artist, sculptor and furniture maker originally from Denmark but who emigrated to Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia at the turn of the 20th Century.…

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Early 20C Carved & Gilded Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom

Early 20C Carved & Gilded Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Early 20C Carved & Gilded Wall Light Sconce by Thorvald Strom. Hand-carved by Thorvald Strom.   Thorvald Strom was a Danish artist, sculptor and furniture maker originally from Denmark but who emigrated to Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia at the turn…

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Early 20C Pair of Pier Mirrors by Thorvald Strom

Early 20C Pair of Pier Mirrors by Thorvald Strom. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Early 20th Century Pair of Pier Mirrors by Thorvald Strom. Hand-carved by Thorvald Strom.   Thorvals Strom was a Danish artist, sculptor and furniture maker originally from Denmark but who emigrated to Harrison Hot Springs in British Columbia at the turn of the…

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Monumental Capodimonte Style Table Lamp

Monumental Capodimonte Style Table Lamp. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Monumental Capodimonte Style Table Lamp of large proportions. In a the form or shape of a 2 handled urn on plinth with an abundance of flower bouquets, Cherubs or Putti with original shade. Maker unknown but undeniably Italian Capodimonte in style.. Very  Nice table lamp…………….IMPRESSIVE and IMPOSING! Early…

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Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate Apple Tree Boy and Girl

Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate Apple Tree Boy and Girl. PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate Apple Tree Boy and Girl. From the Little Companions Plate Collection…..an edition limited to 14 firing days. By the Danbury Mint. The plate or plaque features 2 Hummel figurines seated on a bench in a garden/orchard with buildings…

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Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate 1989 Guiding Light

Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate 1989 Guiding Light. PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL Vintage Hummel Limited Edition Plate 1989 Guiding Light. The plate or plaque features  a winged cherub signing Christmas Carols….titled “Guiding Light”. Fully signed and detailed on the rear of the plate. Marked: H453 – Guiding Light No. 04310/20,000 WW 1989 Made by Goebel, W. Germany…

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