Category Archives: Bric a Brac

Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

Campaign Style Box on Stand

Campaign Style Box on Stand PRESENTING A GORGEOUS and beautifully proportioned Campaign Style Box on Stand. Early to mid 20th Century, probably made in Indonesia. Perfect as a side table for a sofa or just for use as a side cabinet for storage. The box is permanently affixed to the stand but replicates a Campaign…

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19C Eastern European Shepherds Coffer or Chest

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS piece of Eastern European Folk Art, namely, a 19C Eastern European Shepherds Coffer or Chest. From circa 1840 and most likely made in Croatia, Hungary, Ukraine or Serbia. These types of coffers or chests are QUITE RARE as not many has survived. They were constructed using wooden pegs and as a result…

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19C Large Civil War Era Bronze and Tin Pitcher

PRESENTING a FABULOUS historic treasure of times past, namely, a 19C Large Civil War Era Bronze and Tin Pitcher. From circa 1850, this is an American frontier piece. It appears to be made of bronzed tin with brass and copper elements. Legitimate evidence of age with historic repairs/patches. Holds 2 gallons of liquid. Was most…

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Victorian Eastlake Large and Decorative Easel

PRESENTING a GLORIOUS Victorian Eastlake Large and Decorative Easel. From circa 1880 and American. Made of Walnut. This is a large easel for the display of large paintings or portraits. It stands 80 inches tall and the painting shown on display in the photos is 45″ x 32″. The top of the easel has 3…

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18C American Colonial Pewter Tankard fbt Davenport

PRESENTING a GLORIOUS piece of EARLY AMERICANA, namely, a Colonial 18C American Colonial Pewter Tankard fbt Davenport. “fbt’ stands for ‘formerly belonging to’ a Mr. Davenport, who name is carved into the base. The lid has the initials “S.H.” carved into a central medallion. This is a very large and heavy tankard. Initially, we thought…

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17C Iron Horse Door Knocker

PRESENTING a really RARE and UNIQUE ancient piece, namely, a 17C Iron Horse Door Knocker. We are of the opinion that this was made in the 17th Century (or earlier) due to the design, method of manufacture and natural patina. Possibly circa 1600-50. We are of the opinion that this was made in the Colonial…

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19C Handmade Vermont Childs Sled

PRESENTING A GLORIOUS piece of AMERICAN Treen/Folk Art, namely, a 19C Handmade Vermont Childs Sled. Mid 19th Century, circa 1860-70 and made in Vermont from walnut. Hand crafted for a child, this sled consists of a curved base with front lip. The seat is attached to the base by 4 hand crafted legs with cross…

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Early 20C Italian Mandolin with Original Case

PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL Early 20C Italian Mandolin with Original Case. Known as a ‘bowlback’ mandolin, this is a gorgeous example. The front is made of spruce and the back is rosewood with satinwood stringing. In SUPERB original condition. Fully playable with it’s original strings. The plate on the front has a lovely floral inlay of…

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Saudi Arabian Camel Saddle with Camel Whip

PRESENTING a rare Saudi Arabian Camel Saddle with it’s camel whip. A real conversation piece from the mid 20th Century, circa 1960-80. Made of olivewood and tipped with brass mounts on the handles and legs. Missing it’s cushion, but that is not unusual due to the cushions becoming damaged and frayed due to use. The…

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Syrian Brass Inlaid Camel Saddle

PRESENTING a rare Syrian Brass Inlaid Camel Saddle with brass inlay. A real conversation piece from the mid 20th Century, circa 1960-80. Made of teak and inlaid with brass floral inlay on the handles, legs and a brass tipped legs. Missing it’s cushion, but that is not unusual due to the cushions becoming damaged and…

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