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Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

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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Syrian Brass Inlaid Savonarola Chair

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Syrian Brass Inlaid Savonarola Chair. 20th Century, probably circa 1960-80. Teak inlaid with brass in floral and geometric patterns. Probably made in or around Damascus, Syria … a region renowned for this type of brass work. The brass inlay is all over the back splat the scrolling side arm rests the front…

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Mid Century Modern Iridescent Mini Martini Glasses

Mid Century Modern Iridescent Mini Martini Glasses. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Set of 7 Mid Century art glass pieces………possibly from Murano, Venice, Italy. Mini Martini glasses….3 Blue, 2 Orange, 1 Green and 1 Black…each has an iridescent feel to them but they are not uranium glass. Circa 1960’s. Beautiful…..RARE…..and HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE !! MURANO GLASS: “Murano glass…

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Deco Noritake Style Lustreware Group of Ducks & Shakers

Deco Noritake Style Lustreware Group of Ducks & Shakers. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY RARE Deco Era, Noritake Style Lustreware grouping. These are no a matching Set, but have been ‘grouped’ together for sale. Each piece is very RARE and all pieces would adorn ANY Noritake or Japanese Lustreware Collector’s Collection. Included are: A Duck…

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Noritake Lustreware Deco Lidded Pot, Toast Rack & Jam Lidded Pot with Spoon

Noritake Lustreware Deco Lidded Pot, Toast Rack & Jam Lidded Pot with Spoon. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY RARE Deco Era, Noritake Lustreware 3 piece grouping. These are no a matching Set, but have been ‘grouped’ together for sale. Each piece is very RARE and all 3 pieces would adorn ANY Noritake Collector’s Collection. Included…

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Vintage Art Deco Noritake Lusterware 14 Piece Set

Vintage Art Deco Noritake Lusterware 14 Piece Set. PRESENTING a LOVELY early 20th Century, ART DECO period Noritake Lustreware 14 Piece High Tea Set in CLASSIC Deco style. From circa 1930 these pieces are in the classic Art Deco style with gorgeous hand-painted flowers. Made of lustre porcelain, with CLASSIC Deco styling. A VERY RARE…

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Vintage Noritake Deco 4 Piece Set

Vintage Noritake Deco 4 Piece Set. PRESENTING a LOVELY early 20th Century, ART DECO period Noritake Lustreware 4 Piece High Tea Set in CLASSIC Deco style. From circa 1930 these pieces are in the classic Art Deco style with gorgeous hand-painted scenes of mountains, trees skyline and a winding path. Made of lustre porcelain, with…

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Framed Dog Prints by Cecil Aldin x10

Framed Dog Prints by Cecil Aldin x10………………… a BEAUTIFUL SET OF 10…..yes….10………..Framed Dog Prints. These framed dog prints are from the original illustrations by Cecil Aldin (a well known British illustrator and artist) for the Book…’Sleeping Partners: Cracker and Micky: Two Dogs with a Tale”. Cracker was a very special dog. The white bull terrier, with…

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