Author Archives: Perry

Pair of Vintage Quoizel Tiffany Polished Flem Satin Lace Gold & White Table Lamps

Manufacturer’s Description: Quoizel got its start in 1930 by creating these hurricane style lamps. Today, Quoizel still makes this timeless design. This piece features a blown glass shade, as well as a lighted base. The clear and frosted glass is … Continue reading

Posted in B) Antiques, D) Period & Contemporary Furniture

Antique Clam Shell Whiskey Flask, Very Rare Bottle, 19th Century

Here is a beautiful Foust Distillery clam shell flask. Made of pressed glass, the condition is excellent, no cracks, breaks, or the usual wear one would expect on an item of this vintage. The cap screws on and off with … Continue reading

Posted in B) Antiques

1955-1956 Civil Rights pin, Martin Luther King

1955-1956 Beginnings of Civil Rights Movement pin, Martin Luther King, Black Memorabilia THIS PIN IS AN ESTATE FIND. We have been told that one just like it is in the Civil Rights museum in Memphis but we have not been … Continue reading

Posted in C) Collectibles

Antique Burmese Mandalay style Chinthe sculpture, possibly antiquity

This is an estate find, in a house full of antiquities & antiques that were well taken care of, and we believe the piece came from a temple in Burma a very long time ago as such antiques or antiquities … Continue reading

Posted in BB) Oriental Antiques

Large Antique Copper Weathervane w/ Directionals, Authentic Folk Art, Farm Fresh

Estate Find. New to the Market.  A full copper body of classic form with wonderfully delineated lines. It was always functional until put away in a store room and forgotten in an old country house in New York State.  Now … Continue reading

Posted in B) Antiques

Comic Strip Art, Scuba, Original 1963, Sam Leff & Al McWilliams “Davy Jones” – SOLD

A tense underwater rescue is the subject of these FOUR daily, drawn with panache by Alden McWilliams with a story by Sam Leff. These three consecutive dailies from 1963 showcase McWilliams clean, crisp lines and deft storytelling. They are created … Continue reading

Posted in C) Collectibles

Antique Chinese Rare Black Jade Sash Buckle, late Qing dynasty – SOLD

Jade Belt Buckle, China, late 19th/early 20th century, traditional form, hand carved with a sinuous chilong, stone of black nephrite jade with several small pyrite inclusions and a pale opaque white inclusion near the left nostril of the dragon head.  … Continue reading

Posted in BB) Oriental Antiques

Large 17 ½” Brass, Iron and Wood Model Cannon – SOLD

This model of an 18th century Spanish cannon, “El Tigre” type was primarily used as a fortress gun though some ships of the line were sturdy enough to employ them. The steps in the carriage were used to adjust the … Continue reading

Posted in P) Militaria

2’ 3” x 6’ 9” Persian Tribal Hand Knotted Wool PINK, RED, WHITE, GREENS, BLUES RUNNER Rug – SOLD

Country of Origin                   Iran, Persia Style, Design                           Persian Tribal, Geometric.  Size (In)                                   27″ x 83″ Field Color                              Pink, Red, Blues, White, Greens, Yellows, Navy, Purple Border Color                           White, Purple, Pink, Greens, Olive, Navy, Black Condition                                Excellent, Needs a light cleaning. Tips … Continue reading

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Black Americana 1920s – 1930s Hand Painted Jazz Band Display, Large

A fantastic recent estate find. A set of 6 black – African American Jazz Musicians with their jazz instruments. The set includes a drummer, a lead singer, piano player, saxophone and trombone players, and a bass player. The set is said to be from … Continue reading

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