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An archive of Sold items at Bernardi’s Antiques – Toronto.

Antiques & Vintage Toronto –  Mount Pleasant Village.
French Antique Furniture.  English Antique Furniture.
English & French Porcelains Toronto.  Sterling Silver.   Silver Plated Items.
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    Rare Secessionist Sterling Silver Purse inset with Pink Tourmalines – Dated 1906

    Rare Secessionist Sterling Silver Purse inset with Pink Tourmalines – Dated 1906

    A rare Secessionist sterling silver purse, inset with 19 small pink tourmalines (rare jewels at the time), probably Austrian or German in origin. The purse has Birmingham England import marks with a date letter for 1906.

    The interior of the purse is red leather with various compartments. The purse comes with a one shilling coin from 1902, showing the head of Edward VII.

    The purse measures 4 5/8 inches long x 3 3/4 inches high (including the clasp) x 1 1/4 inches deep.

    Excellent condition overall.  A couple of small dings (very minor).

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    Pair of Large Carl Thieme Dresden Urns with Lids & Snake Handles – circa 1900 – 22 inches Tall.

    Pair of Large Carl Thieme Dresden Urns with Lids & Snake Handles – circa 1900 – 22 inches Tall.

    A large beautifully painted pair of Dresden, German lidded urns with large hand painted sprays of florals & highlighted by hand gilding.  The tall 22 inch urns have a octagonal shaped base and snake handles.

    Marked with the Dresden maker’s mark of Carl Thieme – the mark dates the urns circa 1900-1910.

    They are in absolutely beautiful condition and the hand painting is superb quality.

    Each urn measures:  22 inches high x 13 inches wide (across the handles)

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    Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Tureen with Warming Stand – T&J Creswick – Sheffield – circa 1840

    Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Tureen with Warming Stand – T&J Creswick – Sheffield – circa 1840

    A elaborately decorated Old Sheffield silver-plated tureen that sits upon a two handled warming plate.  The warming plate has a removable top to allow one to pour hot water inside and place the tureen back on top to keep the food warm.

    There are 5 removable pieces in total:  Warming base, top to base, bottom of tureen, top of tureen and removable handle.

    Crossed arrows mark on base for T&J Creswick, Portland Street, Sheffield.  mark used 1811-1857

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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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    Birks Regency Plate Luncheon Set for 12 plus Serving Pieces – 78 Pieces in Total – “Louis de France” Pattern

    Birks Regency Plate Luncheon Set for 12 plus Serving Pieces – 78 Pieces in Total – “Louis de France” Pattern

    Here is a wonderful Birks regency plate flatware luncheon service for 12 plus serving pieces in the “Louis de France” pattern.

    The pieces are housed in a two-tier wooden cutlery canteen. The canteen has a blue velvet and white silk interior.

    The set consists of:

    12 luncheon knives
    12 luncheon forks
    12 salad / dessert forks
    12 butter knives
    12 teaspoons
    12 demi-tasse spoons

    Plus there are 6 serving pieces:

    2 large serving spoons
    1 master butter knife
    1 sauce ladle
    1 meat fork
    1 pickle fork

    The total number of pieces equals 78.

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

     

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    Mason’s English Ironstone Soup Tureen – Matching Lid, Ladle, and Under-plate – “Regency Pattern” c.1938

    Mason’s English Ironstone Soup Tureen – Matching Lid, Ladle, and Under-plate – “Regency Pattern” c.1938

    A gorgeous Mason’s English Ironstone soup tureen with matching lid, ladle and underplate in the “Regency” pattern.  The pieces have a white background and are colourfully decorated with florals and birds in shades of blue, red, yellow, and green.

    On the underside of the tureen is the Mason’s makers’ mark and it reads “Mason’s Patent Ironstone China. “Regency” England C4475, R. No. 8213. In Gt.Britain”.  The Registered number dates this piece circa 1938.

    The tureen measures 14 inches long x 8 1/2 inches wide x 6 inches tall. The lid is 6 1/2 inches wide x 8 3/4 inches long and the ladle is 10 inches long x 3 1/4 inches wide across the bowl.

    There is some normal age crazing but, overall, the pieces are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.

    The underplate is 15 inches long x 10 inches wide.

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    Victorian Wooden Sarcophagus Shaped Tea Caddy with Satin Wood Inlay

    Victorian Wooden Sarcophagus Shaped Tea Caddy with Satin Wood Inlay

    A lovely Victorian two drawer, sarcophagus-shaped, banded wood tea caddy with a hinged lid and 4 ball feet.

    The inside of the lid is covered in red felt, showing some wear.

    The lid opens to reveal to caddy lids each with a small carved bone knob.  Each section is for 2 different teas.

    The tea caddy measures 8 inches long x 5 inches wide x 5 inches tall and is in very good condition.

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    Beswick England Bone China Cat Figurine

    Beswick England Bone China Cat Figurine

    A sweet bone china figurine of an orange cat, made by Beswick England. The cat has an orange body with a white front and blue eyes.

    The underside of the figurine is stamped “Beswick England”.

    The cat is 3 1/4 inches tall x 2 1/4 inches long and is in excellent condition.

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    Hand-Painted Rosenthal Germany Porcelain Figurine of a Butterfly

    Hand-Painted Rosenthal Germany Porcelain Figurine of a Butterfly

    A beautifully hand-painted porcelain figurine of a butterfly, made by Rosenthal Germany.  The butterfly has colourful wing markings in black, white, orange and green with a yellow and black body.

    On the underside is the Rosenthal maker’s mark and it reads “Rosenthal Germany Kunstabteilung  Sel B” and “Handgemait R” as well as the embossed numbers “1855”.

    The butterfly measures 4 inches wide from wing to wing and is 2 inches tall.

    It is in excellent condition.

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    Mahogany Casket Shaped Tea Caddy with Satinwood Inlay

    Mahogany Casket Shaped Tea Caddy with Satinwood Inlay

    A lovely mahogany wood two drawer casket-shaped tea caddy with a bronze decoration on the top of the hinged lid inlaid around the perimeter in satinwood.

    The tea caddy is inlaid around the edges and is painted silver on the inside of the lid and inside each drawer. Please note that the lids for the compartments are missing.

    The tea caddy measures 6 1 /2 inches long x 4 1/4 inches wide x 4 1/4 inches tall.

    There is a loss of wood on the back corner of the caddy (please see the photo) but, overall, it is in good condition.

     

     

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    Pair of H. & C. English Ironstone Platters – “Chinese Pattern” / “The Tea House”, circa 1840s.

    Pair of H. & C. English Ironstone Platters – “Chinese Pattern” / “The Tea House”, circa 1840s.

    Here is a lovely pair of English Ironstone platters by H & C. in the “Chinese Pattern”, circa 1840s.  The pattern is also commonly referred to as “The Tea House”.

    The platters have a white background and are vibrantly coloured in red with blue and yellow and black around the outside. There is a a lovely pattern around the rim of each platter.

    In the centre are two Asian maidens in a garden. One is holding a planter and the other is holding a lute. They are both looking to the left. In the tea house on the right is another figure.

    On the back of the platter is a crown and a circle with “Chinese Pattern H. & C.” stamped inside. There is a wreath on each side of the circle.

    The smaller platter is 16 inches long x 12 3/4 inches wide. The larger platter is 18 inches long x 14 1/4 inches wide.

    Please note that there is some age wear, especially on the red section of the larger platter, as well as couple of nicks on the back of the rim of the larger piece but, overall, the pieces are in good condition.

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    Signed, Hand Carved Asian Netsuke of Japanese Woman in a Kimono, Holding a Scroll with her Left Hand

    Signed, Hand Carved Asian Netsuke of Japanese Woman in a Kimono, Holding a Scroll with her Left Hand

    Here is a wonderful carved and painted Asian Ivory netsuke of a Japanese woman in a traditional kimono, holding a scroll in her left hand and holding a fold in her dress with her right hand – circa 1890-1910.

    A netsuke is a small sculptural object (carved button-like ornament) worn for hundreds of years in Japan as a functional and aesthetic piece and used to suspend articles from the sash of a kimono.

    The netsuke is signed in Japanese letters on the underside.

    Please be aware that this piece cannot be exported out of Canada as per the CITES treaty.

    It measures 3 inches tall x 1 1/4 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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    Large 22 inch English Silver-Plated Gallery Tray with Handles, Scalloped Rim – Late 19th Century

    Large 22 inch English Silver-Plated Gallery Tray with Handles, Scalloped Rim – Late 19th Century

    A lovely large, long English late 19th century silver-plated tray with tall gallery sides and a scalloped rim. The tray has cut-outs for handles on the ends and sits on 4 feet.

    The tray has a stamped English maker’s mark on the underside but it is largely indecipherable.

    It measures 22 inches long from end to end x 15 1/4 inches wide and is 3 inches tall from the top of the scalloped rim to the bottom of the footed base.

    There is some minor surface scratching on the top.

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    Carved and Painted Japanese Ivory Netsuke of a Man with a Jug and a Pelican Holding a Fish c.1900

    Carved and Painted Japanese Ivory Netsuke of a Man with a Jug and a Pelican Holding a Fish c.1900

    A beautiful carved and painted Japanese ivory netsuke of a man holding a water jug in the crook of his right elbow and holding a rope around the neck of a pelican (with a fish in its mouth) in his left hand.  dates circa 1900.

    A netsuke is a small sculptural object (carved button-like ornament) worn for hundreds of years in Japan as a functional and aesthetic piece and used to suspend articles from the sash of a kimono.

    The figurine is 2 inches tall x 1 1/2 inches wide at the base and is in excellent condition.

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    Carved Japanese Ivory Netsuke of Three Faces – Man, Woman, and Child – Signed by the Artist

    Carved Japanese Ivory Netsuke of Three Faces – Man, Woman, and Child – Signed by the Artist

    A beautifully carved Japanese Ivory netsuke showing a man’s face on one side; a woman’s face on the other side and a child’s face between the two at the top.

    A netsuke is a small sculptural object (carved button-like ornament) worn for hundreds of years in Japan as a functional and aesthetic piece and used to suspend articles from the sash of a kimono.

    This piece dates circa 1900.

    The piece is 1 1/4 inches in diameter and is signed “Nil” on the top near the button holes.

    It is in excellent condition.

     

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    English Hallmarked Sterling Silver Flask, London – dated 1905.

    English Hallmarked Sterling Silver Flask, London – dated 1905.

    Here is a handsome London England hallmarked sterling silver flask, dated 1905, and showing the maker’s mark “G & L Col Ltd” (for Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company) plus the English hallmarks on the side of the flask.
    The top twists and locks on a hinged lid with interior cork to prevent leakage.

    The flask is inscribed ” To F. Mundy, Esq.  from his highness The Sultan of Perak, CCMC, Coronation 1911″.

    Perak is a region in northwestern Malaysia, bordering Thailand to the north and fronting the Strait of Malacca to the west. The name Perak means “tin”.

    The flask weighs 164 grams and measures 5 3/4 inches tall (with the lid) X 3 1/2 inches wide.

    There are some age wear related surface scratches and a small dent on one edge but, overall, the flask is in good condition.

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