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19th century gilt metal oval miniature easel back picture frame.
19th century gilt metal oval miniature easel back photo frame surmounted by garland and ribbon design.
Hangs with hanging ring, or has easel for standing on table.
With glass cover and old photo, in very good condition.
Size 3.25 by 2 inches.
Ref: 4239
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19th century ivory and solid silver complete set of 6 napkin rings.
19th century ivory and solid silver complete set of 6 numbered napkin rings in excellent condition.
Beautifully engraved silver (unmarked) initial detail to each ring, with engraved numbers to back 1-6.
The pale cream coloured ivory is in excellent condition with no cracks or damage and shows beautiful grain detail.
Size-1.75 inches diameter, by 1.25 inches high.
Excellent weight, colour and condition, with lovely patina. Rare to find a complete set, without damage.
Many other napkin rings, including pairs and more are in stock as well.
Ref: 4588
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19th century large Brown's Self Interpreting family bible.
Large leather bound and gilt metal embellished English copy of Brown's Self Interpreting family bible, approximately 1300 pages, with brass clasps and edge trim, published by Adam and Co. of Newcastle-on-Tyne. It has a hand written name and date inside the front cover, "Joseph Hall, his book, 1872." Inside, there is a hand written family register of births, deaths, marriages, and children's names. It shows that the original owner was 21 years old when he personalised the book. He married the following year, and died in 1921 at age 70.
This copy of the old and new testaments by Rev. John Brown is nicely illustrated with an illuminated title page, many coloured plates, and biblical illustrations. The full leather binding with ribbed spine, has lovely embossed and gilt illustrations from a psalm on both sides. The paper page edges are gilded. It is a more unusual edition of the bible than the ones usually found.
Condition is good, with all pages and binding tight and intact. The leather is a bit faded in colour, there is foxing to pages, and the brass trim has lost some of the original gilding, and is a bit wavy on the back edges. It has been a much treasured family bible.
Size-13.5 inches long by 11 inches wide by 4 inches deep.
Weight-5.5 kilos.
A very nice bible to use or display.
Ref: 5996
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19th century large copper wash dolly.
19th century large copper wash dolly.
Once used for washing and agitating clothes, it is now a great decorative piece, or holder for loo or kitchen paper rolls.
Size-32 inches long by 8 inches diameter.
In very good condition.
Ref: 4061
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19th century London made unusual large oval twin handled copper baking pan made by Jones Brothers of Down Street, quality makers.
19th century very unusual and large oval twin handled English made hand shaped baking pan with tinned interior, made by Jones Brothers of Down Street in West London.
Jones Brothers were well known ironmongers and makers of very good quality cookware from approximately 1832-1900. There is a clear impressed makers mark near the handle.
The lovely thick handles are beautifully shaped and double riveted. The pan, formed from a single sheet of copper, has a thick gauge, a lovely colour and patina, and is an unusual type to find surviving.
Size-20 inches long (including handles) by 10.25 inches wide by 1.5 inches high.
Weight-2.1 kilos
There is evidence of a very old repair to pinhole on bottom.
An unusual and lovely pan to use or display, in overall very good condition.
Please see our other antique copper pots and saucepan listings.
Ref: 5794
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19th century long silver plate pickle fork with beautiful ivory handle.
19th century long elegant silver plate pickle fork with ivory handle.
Lusterous patina to the ivory, and very nice beaded detail to the silver plate tines.
Size-8.25 inches long.
This pickle fork is excellent for pickles, relish, meats or cheese.
In very good condition.
Ref: 4506
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19th century lovely cornelian and gilt metal desk or table seal of generous size.
19th century cornelian gilt metal desk or table seal with 9 facet cut sides and well carved initial B on unmarked gilt metal base, and impressive size.
Cornelian also spelled carnelian, is a semi precious gemstone often used in fobs and seals due to its attractive red colour and the fact that hot wax does not stick to it. Such items were used to seal documents and letters with a personal seal using hot wax.
Size-3 3/8 inches tall by 1 inch diameter.
Weight-55 grams.
Probably of Continental origin, likely French, this is a very attractive piece to use or display, or for the collector.
In very good condition and with generous size.
Ref: 6128
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19th century lovely gilded cast brass pair of candlesticks in the Gothic style.
19th century lovely pair of gilded cast brass candlesticks in the Gothic style and possibly of ecclesiastical origin, with integral drip pan, knopped and fluted column, and 8 petalled base.
Heavy and very decorative, this pair has generous proportions and a beautiful patina.
Size-10.75 inches high by 5 inches diameter.
Both decorative and functional to use on mantel desk or tabletop in any room.
In very good condition.
Ref: 5734
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19th century lovely large walnut brass trimmed writing slope with fitted interior and the original key.
Large 19th century figured walnut writing slope with brass edge trim to all sides, as well as a brass vacant cartouche and brass escutcheon. There is also additional brass line inlay to top and front sections.
The mahogany lined interior opens to reveal a gilt embellished black leather writing surface, with fitted compartments, one with ivory pull, a removable pen rest, and two patinated bronze topped glass inkwells. Both halves of the writing surface lift up for storage underneath.
The quality 3 point original lock is fitted with the original key.
Size-approximately 18 inches long by 10.25 inches wide by 7.25 inches high. Open-20.5 inches long by 5.25 inches high at highest point.
Weight-4.8 kilos.
This was once an essential travel item for the 19th century person, and can now still be used as a writing box at home, or as a lovely and decorative desk or table topped accessory.
A great gift for the box collector of for use in period interior design.
In very good original condition.
Ref: 5998
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19th century lovely oval blue agate and gilt metal box.
19th century lovely blue agate and gilt metal box, with pretty chased detail to frame.
The blue agate is beautifully patterned with striped veins in blue and green, and has bevelled edges to both top and bottom.
Size-approximately 1 5/8 inches long by 1 3/8 inches wide by 6/8 inches high.
Weight-30 grams.
In very good condition overall, there is a tiny v shaped file mark or indent to top near bevelled edge by hinge, and the lid doesn't sit entirely flush on one side of the frame when closed.
A lovely box to use for pills, trinkets or display.
Ref: 5893
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