Category Archives: Bric a Brac

Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

Hide and Seek Pinto Print by Bev Doolittle

PRESENTING a FABULOUS and RARE Print, namely, “Hide and Seek” Pinto Print by Bev Doolittle. SPOT THE PINTO !!! A set of 24 scenes which spell ‘Hide and Seek’ but when you look more closely are made of brown and white Pinto horses against brown stone and snoe backgrounds. An impressively clever technique ! “Horses…

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Early 20C American Nouveau Magazine Rack Console

PRESENTING a FABULOUS and RARE Early 20C American Nouveau Magazine Rack Console. I have never seen another quite like this. Made of mahogany with lovely natural patina. It is based upon the earlier concept of a ‘Canterbury’ from the English Regency Era for holding magazines and/or books. It has features that one would expect from…

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Early 20C Boosey & Hawkes The Edgeware Clarinet in Case

PRESENTING a FABULOUS Early 20C Boosey & Hawkes The Edgeware Clarinet in Case. From the 1930’s or 40’s, this Clarinet is fully complete and in perfect working order. The Clarinet was made by the famous British maker of Boosey & Hawkes and this model was called ‘The Edgeware”. Fully and properly marked. Made in England…

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Black Wedgwood Jasperware Plaque Medallion

PRESENTING a LOVELY miniature Black Wedgwood Jasperware Plaque Medallion. Classic Wedgwood Jasperware with white cameo on black ceramic, featuring 4 Putti or Cherubs and a Goat in neoclassical style. Marked “Wedgwood Made in England”. The medallion sits inside and is mounted to a circular gilt frame. The black jasperware is considered the most desirable and…

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Chinese Famille Noir Fish Bowl Side Table with Stand

PRESENTING an IMPRESSIVE and BEAUTIFUL Chinese Famille Noir Fish Bowl Side Table with Stand. Famille Noir in style, with hand-painted Chinese/Oriental birds, flowers, fish and butterflies. Fish painted in the interior. It sits on a rosewood stand and has a large circular plated glass top (with beveled edge) for use as a side or center…

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Large Chinese Fish Bowl Side Table with Stand

PRESENTING an IMPRESSIVE and BEAUTIFUL Large Chinese Fish Bowl Side Table with Stand. Famille L’Orange in style, with hand-painted Chinese/Oriental figures in traditional attire, playing musical instruments etc. in garden scenes. Fish painted in the interior. It sits on a rosewood stand and has a large circular plated glass top (with beveled edge) for use…

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Pair of Chromed Angel Centerpieces

PRESENTING a LOVELY Pair of Chromed Angel Centerpieces. Featuring a pair of female angels with wings and holding a bird in their right hand. Standing on ornate pedestals on 4 feet and holding aloft a centerpiece bowl/urn in their left hand. Each angel with flowing robes. Probably mid 20th Century and English (or possibly made…

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19C Bronze and Iron Hanging Planter

PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL AND RARE 19C Bronze and Iron Hanging Planter or Jardiniere. In the style of Bradley & Hubbard cast iron works, but not marked. From circa 1870-90 and probably made in Meriden, Connecticut. Made of both bronze and cast iron it is of extremely high quality. From the top downwards, it contains interlocking…

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Large Japanese Monk Mud Man

PRESENTING a RARE Large Japanese Monk Mud Man Figurine. From the mid 20th Century. Features a classical seated Japanese Monk, with crossed hands deep in meditation, reflection or prayer. Marked underneath with a label stating “Made in Japan No. 7133” and a second gold label “LJ Japan”. Beautiful colors and glaze and very good detail…

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Chinese Reader Mud Man

PRESENTING a Chinese Fisherman Mud Man Figurine. From the mid 20th Century. Features a classical Chinese gentleman, spectacled and seated reading a book Marked underneath. Most probably made by the Shiwan Artistic Ceramic Factory. Beautiful colors and glaze and very good detail and in near Mint condition. Chinese Reader Mud Man The figurines are commonly…

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