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PART V

ANTIQUES AND GIFTS

ARGENTINA
#143 Mate. Argentinean utensil for drinking Yerba Mate tea. By Argentinean law Mate is declared a “National Infusion”. Calabash gourd is framed in .800 silver with several gold applications in design. Bombilla Tea Straw is .800 silver with 18K gold mouthpiece and two bands, Excellent condition. It is hard to determine the weight of pure silver and gold, but the total weight is 121 gram. Mate is 90 mm high and 65 mm in diameter and bambilla is 210 mm long.
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$295
#144 Another Mate. Instead of traditional calabash gourd this mate is done in round flask shape vessel .800 silver with cold applications in design and permanently attached stand. Bambilla (drinking straw) is .800 silver with 18K gold mouthpiece. Excellent condition. It is hard to determine the weight of each metal, but the total weight is 134 gram. Mate with the stand is 130 mm high, 75 mm wide and 48 mm thick. Bambilla is 200 mm long.
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$295

BULGARIA
#145 ND, a very interesting antique Bulgarian icon "The Wheel of Life". The philosophy of human life is presented by a complex interaction between the Zodiac, the seasons and human destiny in suspiciously pagan, zodiacal wheel of life. "The Wheel of Life" shows the different stages of life, where everyone goes - from birth to death. After birth and years of childhood, years of growth and youth follow. Man climbing to the top of the wheel with a lot of hope and expectations of life. At the top of the wheel man is shown as grown wiser, sitting on a throne, but in the years in bloom he begins going down., egg tempera on wooden board, 23 cm x 18 cm, very good condition
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$125

CHINA
#146 ND. Beautiful old glass snuff bottle inside painted with two cats one on each side of the bottle by the rock under bamboo bush, initialed and hallmarked, with most likely stone stopper, 78 mm tall, 46 mm wide and 20 mm thick, very good condition
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$100
#147 Another one, very similar, but 75 mm tall, 44 mm wide and 19 mm thick,
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$100 or $175 for the pair if available.
#148 ND. Beautiful old glass snuff bottle inside painted with two partridges on each side of the bottle in grassy landscape, without stopper, 65 mm tall, 60 mm wide and 34 mm thick, very good condition
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$100
#149 ND. Beautiful more recent glass snuff bottle inside painted with cicada in the tree branch on one side and a grasshopper on the other, with elaborately decorated metal and stones stopper, 86 mm tall, 41 mm wide and 23 mm thick, very good condition
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$50
#150 ND. More recent glass snuff bottle inside painted with young lady sitting by the pond on one side and the flowering bush on the other, with stone stopper, 70 mm tall, 41 mm wide and 23 mm thick, very good condition
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$40

DENMARK
#151 1911, silver sause or gravy bowl on three legs with bone handle by I. Holm Copenhagen (1893-1973), essayed by Christian F. Heise (1904-1932), fully hallmarked, very good condition, total weight 167 gram, 3.5” high, 7” long, 4” in diameter
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$250
#152 Pair of Royal Copenhagen white bisque wall plaques "Nigh" and “Day”. After the original model by Bertel Thorvaldsen marble reliefs titled "Night" and "Day' which hang opposite each other in the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark. They are 152 mm in diameter and 10 mm thick, impressed ENERET and carry Royal Copenhagen, Denmark, hallmarks, have brass chains for hanging on the wall. A bit of glue residue on the backs. Very good condition
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$100/pair

FRANCE
#153 ND (1884-1910) Fabulous antique French sterling silver 2pc fish serving set, slice and fork by Henri Soufflot, fully hallmarked on the handles, but supposedly the rest is of solid silver as well, total weight 302 gram, knife 305 mm long 50 mm wide, fork 270 mm long, 60 mm wide, very elaborately hand engraved and cut out, monograms in cartouches, excellent condition
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$450
#154 ND (1897-1914) Gorgeous French Sterling Silver Strawberries Service 2 pc strawberry spoon and sugar sifter spoon by Gaston Bardies, sugar sifter is fully hallmarked, spoon has hallmark of France on the handles, but supposedly the rest is of solid silver as well, total weight 207 gram, spoon is 240 mm long and 84 mm wide, sifter is 220 mm long and 67 mm wide, very elaborately hand engraved, excellent condition
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$325

GERMANY (WEST)
#155 ND, Commemorative porcelain plate by Seltmann and Weiden porcelain Manufacturers in Munich depicting King Otto of Bavaria, stamped with logo on the back and numbered 27276, 268 mm in diameter, 18 mm tall, excellent condition
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$50

GREAT BRITAIN
#156 1803 heavy sterling silver party bowl by Philip Rundell, one of the more important English silversmiths of late Georgian time. It has a Rampant Horse, the symbol of Kent and its logo INVICTA (undefeated). From 1799 until 1820 Kent was part of Royal Dukedom of Kent and ruled by King George III forth son Prince Edward Augustus, father of future Queen Victoria. Considering that Philip Rundell’s firm was official “Jewelers and Goldsmiths to the King” and they executed many orders from British Royal Family, could this vessel be made for the Price Edward? Quite possible. Very heavy, 2,654 gram. 15.5” x 10” and 8.5” tall, fully hallmarked PR, lion to the l, Lion’s head, H (1803), King George III head, very good condition, comes with small article about Philip Rundells work
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$5,000
#157 Wedgewood blue and white, 1981 New Year bell, with moose on 3 sides, impressed WEDGEWOOD / MADE IN / ENGLAND inside the bell in 3 lines, 80 mm tall, 63 mm bottom diameter, like new
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$20

ISLAMIC
#158 Gilded sterling silver finger ring with beautifully carved cornelian stone, engraved in Islamic calligraphy, in excellent condition, total weight is 11.5 g, 26 mm x 16 mm.
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$125
#159 Gilded sterling silver two part pendent with silver framed round and oval beautifully carved black agate stones and Islamic calligraphy on it. Total weight 17.6 g, measures 70 mm long and 30 mm wide, excellent condition.
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$250

UNITED STATES
#160 Sterling Silver Etched Glass Hurricane Lanterns Candlesticks Set of Two by Rogers Company. It is marked on the bottom: ROGERS with anchors on each side / STERLING / WEIGHTED REINFORCED / 1901-40, Detachable nozzle has attractive perforated decoration and is marked STERLING / -40 / “PAT. APPLIED FOR” in 3 lines on the bottom. Total weight of both solid sterling bases (weighted) is 514 gram and two nozzles weigh 44 gram. The candlesticks with the bowl are 10.25” tall, 3.25” in diameter on the top and 3-5/8 “ on the bottom, very good condition
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$175
#161 Another Pair of antique sterling silver candlesticks with plain glass domes by Towle Sterling Company. It is marked on the bottom: TOWLE STERLING / Logo / 732 / PROFAX LINER / PAT. PENDING / WEIGHTED & REINFORCED, Detachable nozzle has attractive perforated decoration and is marked TOWL / STERLING / 51 in 3 lines on the bottom. Total weight of both solid sterling bases (weighted) is 454 gram and two nozzles weigh 23 gram. The candlesticks with the bowl are 12-7/8” tall, 4.5” in diameter on the top and 3.5 “ on the bottom, very good condition
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$125
#162 Elegant antique cut glass flower vase on Sterling silver pedestal, 11-5/8” tall, 3” in diameter of solid base and on top, no hallmarks, marked “STERLING, excellent condition
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$50
#163 1984 Baseball National League Championship Series Tiffany Crystal Box Wonderful momentum of Cubs previous attempt at greatness. Crystal jewelry box by Tiffany & Co by Val St. Lambert from The treasures of Tiffany Exhibit in Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois, June 9 1982, From the Collection of The Charles Hosmer Morse Foundation, Inc, Presented by the Chicago Tribune. Engraved on the cover for the October 2 1984 Baseball National League Championship Series between Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres, measured 4” x 6.5” x 1.75” and weighs 46.6 oz. Very heavy crystal box!!! Comes from the Estate of Stanton R. Cook CEO of Chicago Tribune the owner of Chicago Cubs at that time. Never seen another one offered anywhere. Perhaps a unique item.
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$250
#164 Early 19th century. Magnificently carved small wooden figure of an angel playing flute, painted, 90 mm tall, excellent condition
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$50
#165 Very elegant small antique brooch with hand painted Italian landscape in the middle, initialed Cg’07 on the back, 22 mm in diameter, 5 mm thick, excellent condition
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$50
#166 Brass nutcracker in shape of a rooster, 140 mm long, 40 mm wide, very good condition.
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$35
#167 Bone letter opener with very detailed intricate carving of a stalking fox 185 mm long and 20 mm wide, excellent condition
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$95
#168 ND, Set of 7 nestled brass opium weights, weighing 12.4 g, 12.6 g, 28.7 g, 48.4 g, 112 g, 162 g, 417 g, totaling 793 gram, 3” high and 3.25” wide
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$50
#169 Jesus Christ Liberator Icon by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, a giclée print on wood, with Christ depicted as a black man. One can find very interesting story of life and art of Robert Lentz on internet. 10.25” x 8.25”, new
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$30
#170 Julian of Norwich Icon by Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, a giclée print on wood, with very unusual 14th century saint. 10.25” x 8.25”, new
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$30

RUSSIA
#171 RUSSIAN JUDAICA a pair of Antique Shabbat candlesticks with “ 84 imported silver П” hallmark and 875M on the detachable nozzles, Total weight of the pair is 469 gram, 270 mm tall, 110 x 110 mm base, excellent condition
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$650
#172 End of 19th century egg tempera on wood icon of Archangel Michail. Originally intended to be in silver riza, but riza is missing. Nevertheless, so masterfully painted face easily justifies small price. 18 cm x 15 cm 2.25 cm thick with light brown velvet wrapper and old brass loop for hanging. A small treasure
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$150
#173 USSR, Old Roly poly Matryoshka musical doll, showing symbols of Russian Hospitality serving guests bread and salt, very well painted with some age to it and a beautiful charm, 130 mm tall, 75 mm in diameter, good condition with minor signs of handling and age
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$50
#174 HOLUY Papier-mache lacquer box, hand painted by G. Burlakov, titled “Magical Squirrel” from Alexander Pushkin “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”, 150 mm x 82 mm, 35 mm tall. In excellent condition.
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$195
#175 HOLUY 1990 papier-mache hinged lacquer box, hand painted by S. Turanova depicting city of Suzdal, 115 mm x 98 mm, 50 mm tall, purchased in USSR in closed store for Foreign Tourists “Beriozka” with enclosed description with it. In excellent condition.
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$195
#176 HOLUY Papier-mache hinged lacquer box, hand painted by A. Makarychev depicting Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia 80 mm x 45 mm, 35 mm tall, painted with gold and white decoration all around side panels and has “Holuy with logo” make on the bottom. Small legs, in excellent condition.
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$95
#177 FEDOSKINO Papier-mache hinged lacquer box, hand painted by A.V. Solovyev depicting Saint Vasily the Blessed Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. Description on the box reads s. Fedoskino / g. Moscva / Solovyev A.V., 80 mm x 55 mm, 30 mm tall, painted with elaborate gold border around top panel and center of front panel. In excellent condition.
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$95
#178 PALEKH papier-mache hinged double lacquer jewelry box, hand painted by A.B. titled and depicting a scene from Russian folk tale “The Little Humpbacked Foal”. Elaborately pained with gold decoration on all sides of both boxes, on 4 short legs, 70 mm x 70 mm, 60 mm tall, excellent condition
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$195
#179 RUSSIAN SOUVENIR Papier-mache hinged lacquer box, hand painted by A. Bokov depicting Saint Vasily the Blessed Cathedral in Moscow, Russia. 60 mm x 50 mm, 30 mm tall, In excellent condition.
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#180 Cut and laser-engraved Russian crystal egg with 3-dimentional hologram image of a Russian Orthodox Cathedral inside faceted egg. 50 mm tall and 42 mm in diameter excellent condition
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$40
#181 Large porcelain figurine of Standing Moose, by #1051;ФЗ (ЛомоносовскийФарфоровый Завод), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov), the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire, and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory during Soviet Time, approximately 11” x 5” and 14” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in grey (1993-2002) and 1C number.
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$150
#182 Large porcelain figurine of Seating Polar Bear, by ЛФЗ(ЛомоносовскийФарфоровый Завод), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov), the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire, and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory during Soviet Time, approximately 12” x 7” and 11” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in red (1993-2002).
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$150
#183 Large porcelain figurine of Walking Polar Bear, by ЛФЗ(ЛомоносовскийФарфоровый Завод), formerly, and now once again, Imperial Porcelain Factory in Oranienbaum (now Lomonosov), the highest quality porcelain manufacturer in Russian Empire, and former Leningrad Porcelain Factory during Soviet Time, approximately 17” x 4” and 10” tall, marked ЛФЗ monogram and MADE IN RUSSIA in red (1993-2002).
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$150

Last updated 04/13/17
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