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A collection of items in store that may be the inspiration you are looking for – for that perfect gift. A gift that will be remembered, and cherished.

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Pair of Framed Intaglio Pendants Accredited To James Tassie (1735 -1799) – Scottish Gem Engraver.

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Pair of Framed Intaglio Pendants Accredited To James Tassie (1735 -1799) – Scottish Gem Engraver.

$300.00

A ‘Pair of Framed Intaglio Pendants Accredited To James Tassie (1735 -1799) Scottish Gem Engraver’ -in the centre, each intaglio contains a unique engraving of a classical figure. Each intaglio pendant is framed in-between glass, and held together with a gilt wood frame with a hanger feature in the centre.

The back of frame features, “Intaglio Accredited To James Tassie (1735 -1799) – Scottish Gem Engraver – The Lionel Clarke Galleries, Markham. Ontario”  written in black ink.

Measures: 5 1/4 inches long x 3 7/8 inches wide. (1/2 inches in diameter intaglio pendant )

Excellent condition.  No chips, cracks or repairs.

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Cranberry and Sterling Silver Top Perfume Bottle, circa 1910.

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Cranberry and Sterling Silver Top Perfume Bottle, circa 1910.

$150.00

A beautiful shade of deep cranberry transitioning to clear perfume bottle with sterling collar and top.  Taking off the top reveals a crystal stopper.

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

Excellent Condition.

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Sterling English Hallmarked Photo Frame – Dated 1903.

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Sterling English Hallmarked Photo Frame – Dated 1903.

$375.00

A ‘Sterling English Hallmarked Photo Frame’ with beveled glass cover, and a deep cobalt fabric back liner – dated 1903, Birmingham. It features an exquisite bead, scroll, floral and shell design on a rectangle-shaped frame for keeping a portrait, or photograph.

Marked: English Sterling Hallmarked. Birmingham. Dated 1903.

Marker: ‘H.M’ for H.Mathews (Marker’s mark registered in Birmingham, 1893.)

Measures: 12 inches long x 8 inches wide.  Photo size display measures  8 1/4 inches tall x 6 inches wide.

Excellent Condition. No dents, or monograms. (Gentle wear from age and use.)

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Vintage Round True Windsor Eye Glasses & Gold Filled Spectacles – with Case c.1900

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Vintage Round True Windsor Eye Glasses & Gold Filled Spectacles – with Case c.1900

$145.00

A fine vintage  ‘Round True ‘Windsor’ Eye Glasses & GF Gold Filled Spectacles’ – marked Windsor, it dates circa 1910. It features a true ‘Windsor’ frame, a golden bridge with  a black material used to surround the metal lens casing and wire arms, and a fitted red leather-bound eyewear case.

Marked. Windsor. (mark located on the bridge encasing.)

Measures: 3 1/2 inches wide (front frame/including lens and bridge)   x 1 3/8 inches in diameter lens space ( flexible wire side measures about 6 inches on either side)

Excellent Condition. Minor wear from age and use. (There is some oxidizing at seams, with a weld point at the metal material used to surround the lens casing. )

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18k Gold – Geneve Cylindre Muis Rubis Pocket Watch – Enamel Face & Inset diamonds – With Inlaid Wood Display Case.

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18k Gold – Geneve Cylindre Muis Rubis Pocket Watch – Enamel Face & Inset diamonds – With Inlaid Wood Display Case.

A Swiss ‘Geneve Cylindre Muis Rubis Pocket Watch With Case. N.98510’ . It features an 18kt yellow gold hunter case with a decorative enamelled front and hand chased design on the back with inside small diamonds.  It comes with an additional hand-crafted hinged box with a top glass casing, a velvet liner interior and inlaid wood when it sits and is beautifully displayed when not in use.

Marked. 18k. Horlogerele De Geneve’ Cylindre Muis Rubis.”  Model:  N.98510

Label on box, “Shipped by Wingate & Johnston. 8 Rue d’Enghien. Paris. 93 – 2. Made in France.” (located on the velvet interior insert)

Measures:  Pocket watch: 1 5/8 inches long x 1 1/8 inches wide.
Case: 2 inches tall x 2 5/8 inches wide. ( 2 5/8 inches deep)

Excellent Condition. Minor wear from use and age.

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Early Ellis Brothers Silver-plated Beautifully Decorative Pedestal Cake Stand

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Early Ellis Brothers Silver-plated Beautifully Decorative Pedestal Cake Stand

Marked.  Ellis Bros.

Measures: 6 inches tall x 10 1/4 inches wide.

Excellent Condition.

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Wedgwood Black Basalt Bowl. circa 1920

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Wedgwood Black Basalt Bowl. circa 1920

$375.00

A nice simple black basalt ribbed pattern bowl by Wedgwood.  Marked “Wedgwood, made in England”, the bowl dates circa 1920.

Measures:

Excellent condition.

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Miniature English Sterling Tea set. Birmingham – Coronation – Dated,1952.

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Miniature English Sterling Tea set. Birmingham – Coronation – Dated,1952.

$475.00

A Miniature Sterling Silver Tea set in original box –  Special Jubilee Set,  Queen Elizabeth II, dated 1952, Birmingham. The set features a tea pot, coffee pot, sugar bowl, creamer and matching tray, with an additional fitted case.

Marked:  English hallmarks for:  Birmingham. Dated 1952. Queen Elizabeth II. (mark featured on each piece.)

Box interior reads:   “International Bullion and Metal Brokers (London) ltd. Special Jubilee Set. No 49” featured on the interior of the case.

Set consists of/ measures:

1 miniature coffee pot: 1 1/2 inches tall x 2 inches wide.

1 miniature tea pot:1 inches tall x 3 1/8 inches wide.

1 miniature sugar bowl: 1/2 inches tall  x 1 1/2 inches wide.

1 miniature creamer: 1/2 inches tall x 1 inches wide.

1 miniature matching tray: 5 3/4 inches long x 1 1/2 inches wide.

1 fitted leather-bounded case: 7 inches long x 4 3/8 inches wide.

Excellent Condition. No dents or repairs. (Minor wear from use and age – a small aged mark noticeable in the fabric linear of the case. )

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Birks – 14kt & 18kt White Gold & Diamond Ring

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Birks – 14kt & 18kt White Gold & Diamond Ring

$550.00

Birks – 14kt & 18kt White Gold & Diamond Ring

A fine vintage ring with white gold and diamond design, created by the Birks Company, America/Canada.  The ring features a charming ribbon and twist design, in a delightful 14 karat and 18 karat gold and diamond composition.

Maker: Birks Company.

Ring Size: 7

Excellent condition. 

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Pair of Hand Coloured Prints – House of Commons & Royal Exchange. Published by Richard Phillips, 1804.

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Pair of Hand Coloured Prints – House of Commons & Royal Exchange. Published by Richard Phillips, 1804.

$350.00

Pair of Prints – House of Commons, Royal Exchange. Published 1804.

A pair of hand coloured prints with titles, ‘House of Commons’ and ‘Royal Exchange’, published in August 1804 by Richard Phillips, 71 Saint Pauls Church Yard. Each print is beautifully printed from the press, and contains a descriptive illustration depicting a narrative of everyday people in from the ‘House of Commons’ to the ‘Royal Exchange in England’. It features colour and black ink washes of : red, green, brown and blue. The line work is quite impressive and detailed, with a great direction of space and light to  captures an experience. Each print had a mat border and lies under a sheet of glass with a dark wooden frame.

A spectacular pair of prints before the age of photography, it would make a timeless object to those who adore prints, or collect fine objects of sorts for the home.

Published: Richard Phillips. 71 St Pauls Church Yard. Collaborators :F. Pugh Del, J. Fittler, Sc:

Measures:  Print : 8 inches x 6 inches  Frame:  10 1/4 inches x 11 1/2 inches

Excellent Condition.

 

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Early 20th Century – 18kt Yellow Gold, Pearl & Diamond Brooch/Pin

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Early 20th Century – 18kt Yellow Gold, Pearl & Diamond Brooch/Pin

$975.00

A fine early 20th century brooch, that has been beautifully handcrafted and assembled, in a intricate flower and leaf design, in 18kt yellow gold with bright finish, and is complete with a cluster of tear drop shaped fresh-water pearls, and brilliant round diamonds.

Marked: 18kt.

Measures: 2 inches in diameter.

Excellent condition. 

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Late 19th Century – 11kt Gold “Pomander” Hinged Filigree Box With Glass Gems & Pearls

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Late 19th Century – 11kt Gold “Pomander” Hinged Filigree Box With Glass Gems & Pearls

$1,825.00

A late 19th century 11kt yellow gold “pomander” hinged box, handcrafted and assembled in the “Flower & Leaf” fashion with layered filigree craft wound & fused in an intricate pattern.

The box has been acid bathed and hand finished to a bright polish, and is complete with a hinge assembly and snap clip closure,and is set with eleven “natural pearls, and five oval purple and four smaller round green faceted “paste” glass stimulated gemstones in the “Bezel” fashion.

Marked: Unknown Marker. (Dates circa: late 19th — early 20th century.)

Weight: 29.20 grams.

Measures: 1 1/2 inches long x 2 1/8 inches wide (5/8 inch thick).

Excellent condition. 

Appraisal Value: $3,650.00 CAD

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French Bronze Repoussé Hinged Box With Scenes of Rural France. circa 1880.

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French Bronze Repoussé Hinged Box With Scenes of Rural France. circa 1880.

$685.00

An extravagant bronze repousse hinged box with ornate rural scenes of folklore and villagers, it dates circa 1880 France, during the early days of the ‘French Third Republic’.

It features a unique circular-bodied design with ornate feet, a deep cobalt velvet interior, and a delightful decorative and scenic composition, consisting of a variety of tales surrounding everyday folklore and people at the time, with a charming forest landscape background.

Marked: On the bottom, T & F. Paris.

Measures: 4 1/2 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide.

Excellent condition.

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Pair of Sterling Silver ‘Peapod Salt Cellars’- Carl Poul Petersen

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Pair of Sterling Silver ‘Peapod Salt Cellars’- Carl Poul Petersen

$125.00

A delightful ‘Pair of Peadpod Salt Cellars’ by Montreal Canadian Silversmith, Carl Paul Peterson from the 1940’s. It features a small round-bodied composition, and the classic ‘peadpod’ handle design. Each coaster is beautifully crafted and designed, perfect for little trinkets, or gift ideas.

Marked: Petersen. Sterling.

Maker: Carl Paul Peterson (Montreal Canadian.)

Measures: 1 1/8 inches in length  x  1 3/4  inches wide. (1 inch by handle, and  1/2 inch thick.)

Excellent condition. No monograms. (Minimal surface scratches from gentle use.)

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Bohemian Czecho-Slovakia Glass Perfume Bottle With Hand-Painted Enameled Pattern

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Bohemian Czecho-Slovakia Glass Perfume Bottle With Hand-Painted Enameled Pattern

$275.00

 

A fine vintage Bohemian glass perfume bottle with hand painted enameled pattern, it dates 20th century, Czecho-Slovakia. It features a tall narrow cylinder shaped body, decorated with a unique hand painted enameled pattern of line, floral, leaf and crest in white and gold, with all hardware components updated. It is beautifully handcrafted and designed, perfect for a gift, or for nostalgic collectors.

Marked: Czecho-Slovakia, on the hardware collar. (Czechoslovakian bottle with no identifiable marks, possibly used for companies such as : Marcel Franck, DeVilbiss, Irving Rice, Ingrid, the Mignon Corp, Volupte, Aristo, Erelbe, Gironde and Pyramid. (1925-1938))

Measures: 7 1/8 inches tall x 2 inches wide.

Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Gentle wear use. Updated atomizer hardware, bulb and fabric, in working condition.)

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French Brass & ‘Sevres Blue’ Porcelain Opera Glasses with Mother of Pearl.

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French Brass & ‘Sevres Blue’ Porcelain Opera Glasses with Mother of Pearl.

$350.00

A superb pair of opera glasses in brass with porcelain bodies in a ‘Sevres Blue’ colour, it circa 1900, France. It features ‘Mother of Pearl’ focus adjustment and eye caps, a brass frame with unique porcelain bodies,hand painted with embellishments of floral, bead and gold decoration. Perfect for a unique gift to give or receive.

Marked: No Mark.

Measures: 4  inches wide x 2 1/2 inches tall.

Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal surface scratches from gentle use.)

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