Faux $100 bill etched into the surface of this shallow box which I imagine was used at one time for cigarettes. Keep a stash of dollars inside for tips, or just add it to a table still life. The perfect gift for those in the business of money.......6 3/4” long x 31/4” high and 1/4” deep.
Carlotn Ware was a famous British based pottery manufacturer. It reached its artistic high-point with superb hand-painted domestic pottery in high art deco styles during the 1920s and 1930s which is when these were manufactured. The glaze is a delicate ombred shell pink, the cups have a bit of grazing inside due to age. They are quite elegant for demi tasse or the appropriate desserts.
White with gold hand painted knotted rope handles and topped with knotted rope and anchor. Diameter; 11” with rope handles. Height; including top rope, 7”.
Set of 4 fanciful scenic plates (2 sets available) all with gold rims, each depicting an architectural “place” and various citrus fruits, all beautifully articulated.. 9” diameter.
These are gorgeous. Made of walnut with copper, beautifully proportioned, obviously handmade, yet elegant in their stature. Solid wood with hand hammered copper details. Each one weighs 3.5 lb., is 10” tall and 6” in diameter. They hold 2” diameter pillar candles.
Mayen is known for his clever, minimalist designs in aluminum, chrome, glass and wood. Two of his designs are in the permanent collection of the Industrial Design department at the Museum of Modern Art. This table has a brushed chrome base and 1/2” thick smoked glass top.L: 54”, W: 34”, H: 13”
Percy trained as a painter in Stockholm and then lived in Paris and the South of France, experiences which proved influential. His work was distinctively southern or Mediterranean in its affection for lush colouring, such images and ripe curves. He joined Gefle porcelain factory in 1923 and in 1925 was awarded a medal of honneur at the international exhibition in Paris. A set of these plates are housed in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
8” “Cookie Tray”, white and metallic gold
In the 1950s this father and son team created their hand-painted faux bois pottery in the famed town of Vallauris, (in the same area Picasso produced his painted ceramics). No longer produced,their work is now considered highly collectible. H: 8”/ D” 4”
Circa, 1950s, Leaf inspired motif. tip to tip 81/4”
Hand carved and hand painted metallic silver ceramic server (12” in dameter). Founded in the 1920s in Flemington, N.J. Stangl Art Pottery is now considered “collectible”. I especially like the “clunky” quality of this server, coupled with the elegant metallic finish. Great for entertaining.......wouldn’t it be fun to put black olive tapenade in the center, increasing the flower power sentiment for guests
Fleur Cowles founded FLAIR magazine in 1950, and it folded a year later, lasting for only a dozen issues. FLAIR's design was as innovative as its content. celebrating art, fashion and beauty, humor, decor, entertainment, travel and literature. The magazine is remembered not only because of its design and editorial but also because of its lavish production, including die-cuts, fold-outs, lift-the-flaps, and illustrations by many of the premier artists of the era. This book presents a compilation of articles, art, and literature from the editors of Flair magazine in a format that honors all the details that made it what it was.Fleur Cowles, one of my personal heroes.This copy in good vintage condition with some wear to cover.
The story of these knockers is that the hand symbolizes the Hand of Fatima. It was originally made as a talisman to protect a house from evil.They are still manufactured and sold in France today. Hand to wrist; 7”, joint to end of bolt; 6”
3 vintage (1960s) necklaces grouped together to be worn as one statement, or individually if called for. 1 pearls on gold chain, 1 gold coins on gold chain and 1 medallion of white and pink stones. 24” around (without medallion drop) as shown here.
Complete set of 28 miniatures in lovely condition. The box is 4” wide by 2 1/2” high and 1” deep with hook closurer. Each carved domino is 1” x 3/8”.
Polished metal mirrors are at least as old as c. 500 BC and were made for use as late as the 19th century. This example has elegant raised "drawing" of chrysanthemum, and a poem that alas I cannot read. I would use this as a trivet but it would be beautiful just sitting on it's own or with a group of objects.
Silver and gold plated, stand aprox. 1” tall and 1” wide
(13/4” tall, 11/2” diameter at top). Silver Plate, Made in France
This fellow is a very chic desk accessory made of brass with yellow glass eyes. He has a spring clip mechanism which holds the papers in place, and there is a hole on the back for hanging if so desired. He’s 6 3/4" long, and weighs just over a pound. This lovely imaginary friend in antique condition.
Those that know me have come to think of this ring as part of me since I never take it off, that’s how much I love it. People ask me all the time, “where did you GET that!?!? Never saw anything like it. BEAUTIFUL” The ring is handcrafted by jeweler Keith Townsend Mitchell (who mostly does private commissions). When I decided to expand The Supplemental I “begged” him to give me a couple of proto-types to put up. So, now I have 2 of these... Both are sized 71/4, made of 18K rose, one with Onyx pyramids, the other with Hymatite. Both are lined with white Plique a jour (enamel) mirrored by pyramid gold architecture.
Priced at $3800 each, these are way below “normal” retail value.
Different but the same, this pair of late 19th C. French plates bothtout the same deep burgundy color as accent, and the same trompe l'oeil quality of the shells. The square one also has the impression of a linen towel under the shells. Together they make a lovely couple. Each 8”.