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  • Le Fils Paris France Enamelled Porcelain, Brass, Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses, c. 1900, Telescopic Adjustable Handle

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    Le Fils Paris France Enamelled Porcelain, Brass, Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses, c. 1900, Telescopic Adjustable Handle

    A gorgeous pair of enamelled porcelain, brass and mother of pearl opera glasses, made by Le Fils Paris, circa 1900.

    The glasses have a telescopic adjustable handle that can change its length. When contracted, the handle is 4 1/4 inches long. When fully opened, it is 9 1/4 inches in length.

    The glasses have a forest green background with enamelled portraits on the frame and on the handle with gold designs around the edge of each portrait. The eye pieces and adjustment knob are mother of pearl, stamped with the maker’s name “Le Fils Paris” on the top of the eye pieces.

    The glasses are 4 inches wide from lens to lens and are 2 inches tall.

    The glasses are in excellent condition.

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  • Georgian English Sterling Silver – John Emes – Candle Snuffer Tray – London, dated 1802

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    Georgian English Sterling Silver – John Emes – Candle Snuffer Tray – London, dated 1802

    English Hallmarked Sterling GEORGE III snuffer tray – London. Dated 1821.  John Emes.

    A sterling tray with English Hallmarks, dated 1802 during the time of King George III, London. The tray is small, but bold in style with an elegant leaf shape that pinches on either end. The design of the shape is for a candle snuffer, unique with a strong presence of classic english silver.

    A beautiful little tray for any occasion, it is perfect for those who adore sterling for entertaining or everyday.

    English Hallmarked. (On the back with English Hallmarks, Lion for London, Crown and Leopard for the reign of George III. Dated 1821)  John Emes maker.

    Measures – 10 1/8 inches long x 3 7/8 inches wide.
    weight:  147 grams

    Excellent Condition: No dents (minimal surface scratches)

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  • Heavy Signed Waterford – Irish Crystal “Golf Club” Paperweight

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    Heavy Signed Waterford – Irish Crystal “Golf Club” Paperweight

    Here is a beautiful Irish cut crystal paperweight, shaped like a golf club. It is made by and signed “Waterford”.

    The paperweight measures 3 1/2 inches long x 3 inches tall.

    There are a couple of very small nicks (minor) in the crystal at the top but, overall, it is in very good condition.

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    Minton Ltd. – Secessionist Movement English Pottery Vase. circa 1900-1908

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    Minton Ltd. – Secessionist Movement English Pottery Vase. circa 1900-1908

    A rare Minton Ltd.  Secessionist movement pottery vase in deep bright reds with yellow lowers and green leaves.

    Marked:  Minton Ltd.  No.33

    Measures:  4  3/4 inches high x 3 1/2 inches wide.

    Excellent condition.

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  • Russian – Lomonosov – Hand-Painted Porcelain Trio – Cup, Saucer and Underplate – “Cobalt Net” Pattern – USSR

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    Russian – Lomonosov – Hand-Painted Porcelain Trio – Cup, Saucer and Underplate – “Cobalt Net” Pattern – USSR

    A gorgeous 3 piece set consisting of a hand-painted cup, saucer and underplate by the Lomonosov Imperial Porcelain Factory, USSR in the “Cobalt Net” pattern.

    The pieces have a white background and are richly decorated with cobalt blue designs and gold accents on the body of each piece and on the rims of the cup, saucer, and under-plate. There is also a painted gold flower on the blue handle of the cup.

    On the underside of each piece is the maker’s mark as well as the stamp “Made in USSR” in red paint.

    The cup is 4 3/4 inches wide from the rim to the handle and is 2 1/2 inches tall. The saucer is 5 3/4 inches in diameter and the underplate is 7 inches in diameter.  All pieces are in excellent condition.

    There are 6 trios available – each sold separately.

     

     

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  • American Gold and Silver Beaded Mesh Evening Bag with Fringe, Embossed Metal Frame and Metal Chain, Plunger Opening

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    American Gold and Silver Beaded Mesh Evening Bag with Fringe, Embossed Metal Frame and Metal Chain, Plunger Opening

    An American-made mesh evening bag decorated with patterns in silver and gold beading with beaded fringe at the bottom of the bag. The has an embossed metal frame and clasp with a plunger opening at the top of the bag. It has a metal chain for easy carrying.

    The interior of the bag is pale grey satin with gold braid around the edge.

    The bag with chain is 15 inches long and measures 5 1/4 inches wide.

    Note: there are some condition issues with this bag. There is a section of fringe missing on the bottom. The beading is sloppily attached to the frame with thread and there are holes under the ends of the frame where the beaded section is not attached. These issues could be repaired.

    The beaded section is in good condition (other than the piece of fringe missing) and the metal frame is in good shape. The plunger opens properly. Overall, it is a nice looking piece.

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  • Multi-Coloured Print Fabric Evening Bag with Embossed Austrian Sterling Silver Frame and Chain

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    Multi-Coloured Print Fabric Evening Bag with Embossed Austrian Sterling Silver Frame and Chain

    An interesting multi-colour print fabric evening bag with an embossed Austrian sterling silver frame and chain. The toggle clasp has a blue stone on each end.

    The interior of the bag is a stained light brown (would definitely benefit from a cleaning) with a pocket for a mirror. The braiding around the edge is coming away from the fabric and needs repair or replacement.

    On the inside of one side of the frame is stamped “Made in Austria. Sterling”.

    The bag with chain is 12 inches long x 5 inches wide.

    The fabric from the bag is detached just below the frame on each side of the frame and needs to be repaired.

    The frame is in very good condition but would benefit from a cleaning as would the fabric body of the bag.

     

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  • Silver Plated Mesh and Enamel Evening Handbag with Chain, Satin Interior, Made in Canada

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    Silver Plated Mesh and Enamel Evening Handbag with Chain, Satin Interior, Made in Canada

    A gorgeous mesh evening bag in silver-plate with an embossed scroll pattern frame, metal chain, and a toggle opening / closure. The handbag has a black and white geometric pattern on the bottom section.

    The interior of the bag is white satin and houses a small round mirror. It is stamped “Made in Canada” on the one interior side of the frame.

    The bag with chain measures 13 inches in length and is 3 inches wide at the bottom of the bag.

    Note: there are a couple of places where the mesh has detached from the frame. Overall, though, the bag is in good condition for its age.

     

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  • Panelled Crystal Bowl with Scalloped Rim and Wonderful Sterling Silver (925) Overlay Pattern, Original Label

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    Panelled Crystal Bowl with Scalloped Rim and Wonderful Sterling Silver (925) Overlay Pattern, Original Label

    Here is a gorgeous panelled crystal bowl with scalloped rim and beautifully decorated with a sterling silver overlay of flowers and leaves. There is also a silver rim on the bowl. The bowl has its original label which, unfortunately, is barely legible but one can see the 925 description for the silver overlay. There is a very tiny nick on the rim but overall, this piece is in excellent condition with no loss or wear to the overlay. The bowl is 6 inches tall and 6 inches in diameter.

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    Silversmith: Henry Matthews – Birmingham Hallmarked 1897 Repoussé Sterling Silver Overlay and Hand-Blown Crystal Decanter with Stopper.

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    Silversmith: Henry Matthews – Birmingham Hallmarked 1897 Repoussé Sterling Silver Overlay and Hand-Blown Crystal Decanter with Stopper.

    Here is a gorgeous hand-blown crystal decanter with hallmarked repoussé sterling silver overlaid with a scroll and swirl pattern on the bottle and on the lid. The hallmarks show that the piece was made in Birmingham in 1897 by Henry Matthews, silversmith. The decanter has a square base with a polished pontil mark on the underside.

    Above the overlay on the body of the bottle is a solid lip. That is where the hallmarks are and also where the stopper fits into the bottle.

    The bottle and stopper are 9 inches tall and 3 1/2 inches wide at the base.

    Both the bottle and stopper are in excellent condition.

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  • Framed Woven Silk Panel of ” Dick Turpin’s Last Ride on his Bonnie Black Bess”

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    Framed Woven Silk Panel of ” Dick Turpin’s Last Ride on his Bonnie Black Bess”

    A lovely woven silk panel behind glass in a wooden frame, entitled “Dick Turpin’s Last Ride on His Bonnie Black Bess”.  It shows a man on his horse riding by a man in front of a building.

    Below the picture, the weaving reads “Woven in silk by Thomas Stevens, Inventor and Manufacturer, Coventry and London (Registered)”.

    On the back of the picture is a paper advertisement for Stevengraph Pure Silk Woven Pictures as well as further advertising about the artist. Please see the last photo for further details.

    The picture and frame is 8 7/8 inches long x 6 inches tall.  Note that the backing is a little loose in the frame but, overall, the item is in very good condition.

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  • Meriden & Co. USA – Victorian Silver-Plated Napkin Ring of Butterfly and Floral Decorations

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    Meriden & Co. USA – Victorian Silver-Plated Napkin Ring of Butterfly and Floral Decorations

    A lovely Meriden & Company USA silver-plated napkin ring with a floral and swirl decoration and the figure of a butterfly. The napkin ring sits on 4 ball feet.

    The underside of the napkin ring shows the Meriden maker’s mark and reads “Meriden & Company. 208”.

    While there is a bit of wear, the napkin ring is, overall, in very good condition.

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    Birks Regency Plate Luncheon Set for 8 plus 3 Serving Pieces – 51 Pieces in total – “York” Pattern

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    Birks Regency Plate Luncheon Set for 8 plus 3 Serving Pieces – 51 Pieces in total – “York” Pattern

    Here is a wonderful Birks regency plate flatware luncheon service for 8 plus 3 serving pieces in the “York” pattern.

    The pieces are housed in a wooden cutlery canteen. The canteen has a red felt interior.

    The set consists of:

    8 luncheon knives
    8 luncheon forks
    8 salad / dessert forks
    8 butter knives
    8 teaspoons
    8 cream soup spoons

    Plus there are 3 serving pieces:

    2 large serving spoons
    1 sugar spoon

    The total number of pieces equals 51.

    There is some usage wear but, overall, the set is in very good condition.

     

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  • French Bronze Commemorative Medal From the French Mint, November 1965, No. 80/800

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    French Bronze Commemorative Medal From the French Mint, November 1965, No. 80/800

    A wonderful bronze commemorative medallion with one side showing a woman holding a fleur-de-lis plaque in her hand. There is an inscription which reads “La Medaille Italienne a la Monnaie De Paris November 1965”. The artist’s name “R. Signgrini” is stamped below the woman’s arm.

    The title translates to:  The Italian Medal at the Paris Mint, November 1965

    The other side of the medallion shows an arm holding a sheaf of leaves and it reads in Latin “Sistens Fluxa Rerum Nomisma Oblivia Vincit”.

    The medallion is 3 1/8 inches in diameter and is in very good condition.

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  • French Bronze Medal From the French Mint, June 1967, No. 108/800

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    French Bronze Medal From the French Mint, June 1967, No. 108/800

    Here is a wonderful French Commemorative bronze medal from the French Mint in Paris, dated June 1967 and stamped “1967 No. 108/800” on the rim.  One side shows a scene with figures in travelling clothes and horses and carriages in the background.

    The title: La Fin De La Belle Epoque. Monnaie de Paris Juin 1967 – translating to:  The End of the Belle Epoque.  Paris Mint, June 1967.

    The other side shows the face of a man with wild hair and beard.  The artist’s name “H. Dropsy” is stamped to the right of the man’s shoulder.  Around the outside of the medallion is stamped “La Medaille En Frame Deponscarme. A La Fin De La Belle Epoque. Monnaie de Paris Juin 1967”.

    The medallion is 2 7/8 inches in diameter and is in very good condition.

     

     

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  • Pair of English Hallmarked Sterling Silver Serving Spoons, David Fullerton, London 1920

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    Pair of English Hallmarked Sterling Silver Serving Spoons, David Fullerton, London 1920

    A wonderful pair of English hallmarked sterling silver serving spoons.

    The spoons are stamped on the undersides with the hallmarks for London, 1920 and the maker’s initials “DF” which is for “David Fullerton”.

    Each spoon is 7 1/2 inches long and is 1 3/4 inches wide across the bowl.

    The spoons are in very good condition.

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