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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1390910
Kensington House Antiques
$175.00
A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger by Thomae & Co. The rim is engraved "Only A Thimble Full." The interior retains a small amount of its original gilding. Several companies made variations of this jigger, but those by Thomae are among the best due to their superior weight and workmanship. Origin: America, ca. 1935. Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms. Size: 2" tall. Weight: 41.4 grams.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1412857
Kensington House Antiques
$175.00
A classic figural sterling silver thimble jigger, the rim engraved "Only A Thimble Full". The workmanship of this jigger is very good and the engraving is among the nicest we've seen. Marked "Sterling." It was likely made by either Watson or Thomae.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1935
  • Condition: excellent, no dings or monograms
  • Dimensions: 1-29/32" tall
  • Weight: 36.7 grams
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #416940
Kensington House Antiques
$170.00
Elegant sterling silver bread fork, the handle decorated with beading and acanthus leaves. The decoration at the top of the curved tines repeats the motif of the handle. Bread forks are relatively uncommon and were used for serving various breads and rolls. The handle is marked by an unknown maker.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, sharp detail, no monogram. Size: 6-3/4” long. Weight: 23.0 grams.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Pre 1900 item #12221
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
American amberina glass tumbler of extraordinary coloring. The slightly ribbed outer surface complements the thumbprint interior design, creating an interesting optical effect. The glass is heavy and free of defects. The bottom has a concave polished pontil. Origin: New England. Size: 3-5/16" tall. Condition: mint.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #13059
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Lithographed tin Halloween tambourine featuring a leering Devil head surrounded with little dancing devils. The devil is red against a bright yellow background. The sides and cymals are orange with black trim. Marked along top edge "Kirchhof 'Life of the Party' Products/Kirchhof, Newark, N.J., Made in USA" Origin: America, ca. 1940s. Size: 6.5" diameter. Condition: very good, particularly the bright coloring; some scratches near the devil's eyes.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1920 item #19198
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Lovely cut glass powder jar with a silver lid. The finial is a beautifully-detailed strawberry. The edges of the lid are decorated with classical bound reeding. The lid is also monogramed "FC". Hallmarks are European and the silver content is 916/1000.

Origin: Europe, ca. 1910. Condition: excellent. Size: 3-3/4" diam.; 4" tall.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1900 item #21712
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Fabulous brass and copper picture frame in the Aesthetic Japonaise style. The basketweave pattern of the brass frame is detailed with raised copper decorative elements that include a crane standing in a stream, bamboo and cherry blossoms. The back has an easel. The frame is 3.5" x 2.75". The oval opening with glass is 2.25" x 1.5". Circa 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #88669
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Wonderful pottery candlestick decorated in an underglaze blue floral transfer and clobbered with overglaze iron red, yellow, and purple pigments. The effect is much like chintz china, but with stronger coloring. The bottom is marked with the registration number indicating the piece was designed in 1913 and bears the mark used by Cauldon Potteries from 1905 to 1920. It is also marked "Grip", probably referring to the very uncommon form. It is a very unusual and striking pattern.

Origin: Staffordshire, England, ca. 1913. Condition: mint. Size: 6-1/4” tall; base, 2-3/4” x 4”.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #91955
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Elegant sterling silver double picture frame. The frames are backed with dark green silk velvet. Perfect for engraving. Marked "Sterling".

Origin: America, circa 1950s. Condition: excellent, no monogram. Size: each frame is 3-3/8" x 4-3/8".

Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Nice vintage sterling silver cufflinks, the faces decorated with an appliqued anchor and chain. The toggle backs are hinged so that the faces lie flat against the cuff. The toggles are marked "Sterling" and also have a patent number for the toggle mechanism.

Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 11/16" x 11/16". Weight: 15.25 grams.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1940 item #633020
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
Intensely colored amethyst glass inkwell finished with a gilt brass collar. The severe cubic form is relieved by canted, curved corners. The base is acid-stamped "Made In Czecho-Slovakia", indicating a date between the World Wars.

Origin: Czechoslovakia, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent, all original, no chips or cracks. Size: 2" x 2" x 2".

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1900 item #697663
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
A pretty Victorian mercury glass vase in tapered and ribbed columnar form with a foot. The body has a matte surface decorated with a pretty bouquet of blue and white flowers. The vase has a nice small size that is not easy to find.

Origin: Bohemia, ca. 1870. Condition: excellent, a tiny area of oxidation near the base of the bouquet, no plug. Size: 6-1/8” tall.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1940 item #777468
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
A nice bronze trumpet vase by Carl Sorensen. The surface is patinated in a mottled green, and the lower part of the vase is enhanced with parallel bands of various widths. A matching band appears around the outer top rim. Sorensen made a variety of decorative metalwares, but little is known about him. He worked in Pennsylvania, and his pieces were possibly sold by Roycroft and Tiffany. The base is signed “Carl Sorensen” and also has his hallmark.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: very good, patination is excellent, there is a slightly flattened area along the upper rim visible when viewed from just the right angle. Size: 5-7/16” tall.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1406003
Kensington House Antiques
$165.00
A classic silverplated single-serving cocktail shaker by Napier in 1934 specifically to be sold at Saks Fifth Avenue. The shakers were made in two variations, one with a dial on the top indicating the type of cocktail within and this version, with the profile of a rooster on the lid. The shaker has a built-in strainer and pouring spout. When removed, the lid becomes a footed cocktail glass. The bottom of the shaker is stamped "Napier Pat. Pend."
  • Origin: America, ca. 1934.
  • Dimensions: 6 1/2" tall.
  • Condition: very good; light wear to plating as is typical of all Napier silverplated items; a pinpoint and a 1/4" ding to the side of the cap/cup.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #35964
Kensington House Antiques
$160.00
Very elegant Neoclassical sterling silver server, ideal for either pastry or fish. The handle is decorated simply with banded reeds and laurel boughs, and the pierced blade is decorated with engraved laurel boughs and acanthus leaves. The back of the blade is marked with the French export silver hallmarks for 1879.

Origin: France, circa 1879. Condition: excellent, sharp details, period monogram "RS" on back side of handle. Size: 10-3/4" long. Weight: app. 5.5 troy ounces.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #43932
Kensington House Antiques
$160.00
Lovely sterling silver berry or casserole spoon in Towle's 1890 "Albany" pattern. Very Victorian in its styling, the decoration makes good use of delicate flowers, swirling foliage, and a beautifully double-scalloped and matte gilt bowl. The back is marked with Towle's hallmark.

Origin: America, circa 1890s. Condition: excellent, sharp detail, period monogram "H"(?). Size: 9-1/8" long.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #71287
Kensington House Antiques
$160.00
Lovely sterling silver berry spoon in Towle's 1894 "Princess" pattern. The handle is heavily decorated with various floral motifs. The matte-gilt bowl is decorated with floral bright-cut engraving. The reverse is marked with Towle's old hallmark and the design patent date.

Origin: America, circa 1890. Condition: near mint, sharp detail, reverse is engraved "Osgood". Size: 7-5/8" long.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1930 item #270754
Kensington House Antiques
$160.00
Elegant pair of screwback earrings, each featuring three outstanding 6-mm pearls clusted around small white zircons. The pearls are of exceptional quality--quite similar to Mikimoto. The body color is a bright white with silvery overtones. The skins are smooth and the lustre is very nice. The white zircons have the appearance of diamonds and were often used as diamond substitutes in the first half of the 20th century. The backs are marked "14K".

Origin: America, circa 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 3/4" x 3/4". Weight: 6.5 grams.