Category Archives: Bric a Brac

Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

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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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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