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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #1263028
Kensington House Antiques
$195.00
Tole painted tin spill vase in the form of a birch tree surrounded by a farmyard scene of a rooster and hen.

Origin: probably Germany, possibly France, ca. 1930. Dimensions: 7-1/4" high. Condition: typical isolated paint loss near upper edge and near leaves.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1405374
Kensington House Antiques
$195.00
A striking pair of David-Andersen sterling silver double-sided cufflinks, the faces decorated with guilloche enamel in a translucent deep red shade. The underlying engine-turned engraving is in a sunburst pattern. The hinged connectors are marked with appropriate sterling silver hallmarks and the maker’s mark used from 1925.
  • Origin: Norway, ca. 1930.
  • Face Dimensions: 31/32” x 15/16”.
  • Weight: 11.6 grams.
  • Condition: excellent; tiny age-appropriate surface wear visible under 10x magnification.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1970 item #1405519
Kensington House Antiques
$195.00
A nice mid-century modern French cocktail pick set featuring a blonde wood stylized snail with a chrome shell. He's perched on a set of chrome leaves that hold the six chrome and plastic-topped cocktail picks. Cocktail pick holders ("porte-piques") were once a fixture of every French bar and café. They can be used to spear olives or cherries for cocktails or to serve small hors d'oeuvres.
  • Origin: France, ca. 1960.
  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 2-1/2" x 3-5/8" high.
  • Condition: excellent; tiny amount of chrome wear.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1940 item #1434854
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$195.00
This very rare novelty jigger in the form of a snowman measures with the body, opens bottles with the mouth, and when the top hat is removed, turns into a corkscrew!
  • Origin: America, ca. 1930
  • Condition: good, small area of paint loss on the hat rim, moderate plating wear particularly on the handles, paint touch-up on the face, a 1/8” pinpoint ding on the back side of the jigger.
  • Dimensions: 4-3/4” tall
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1434858
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$195.00
A classic sterling silver jigger by Kirk & Son. The simple shape is accented with a gently flared lip and beautiful gilding. The bottom is stamped with the Kirk hallmark used from 1932.
  • Origin: America, ca 1960
  • Condition: excellent, no dings, gilding complete intact
  • Dimensions: 1-15/16” tall
  • Weight: 32.9 grams
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #1454568
Kensington House Antiques
$195.00
A delightful belly-laughing Santa, patriotically dressed in red, white and blue, stands atop a round box candy container enhanced with mica to represent snow. Santa is stamped "Japan" at the back.
  • Origin: Japan, ca 1930
  • Condition: excellent, no chips, cracks or paint loss
  • Dimensions: 3-5/8" tall
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1940 item #1492008
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$195.00
A rare large silver plate double jigger by Napier. The larger end is marked of in one-ounce increments up to four ounces and the smaller end at 1-1/2 and 2-1/2 ounces. Both ends have a small pour lips to prevent dripping. The interior is marked “Napier Pat. Pend.” Napier began producing barware after being inspired by the 1925 World’s Fair in Paris that showcased Art Deco luxury and continued until the U.S.’s entry into World War II.
  • Origin: America, 1925-41
  • Condition: excellent, minor wear to interior, no plating wear to exterior
  • Dimensions: 4-1/4” tall, 2-9/16” wide
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #20196
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Beautiful striped agate mounted in sterling silver and gold. The back of the mounting is silver and the top edges are gold. There are no hallmarks, so the brooch is probably American or a custom-made English piece. It retains its original clasp. 1.25"x1.5"
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #21828
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Staffordshire Red Riding Hood & The Wolf figure decorated in red, green, blue, black, pink, yellow and brown enamels.

Origin: Staffordshire, England, ca. 1850. Condition: some scratching to the overglaze red enamel (mostly at her elbow and along the edges of her bonnet), otherwise excellent. Size: 4" tall.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #111451
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$185.00
Terrific figural porcelain creamer in the form of a lobster. This example has very nice painted details--note how the paint fades from red to pink to white at the edges of the claws. The bottom is stamped with the blue mark.

Origin: Germany, circa 1919. Condition: excellent, only a few tiny paint scrapes; no chips or cracks. Size: 4" high, 5" across.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #404912
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Gorgeous sterling silver berry spoon in Durgin's 1891 "Watteau" pattern. The rococo design of the handle is wonderful on its own, but when combined with the decoration of the bowl, it's stunning! The back is hallmarked by Durgin.

Origin: America, ca. 1895. Condition: excellent, all original, period monograms on both the front and back. Size: 7-1/2" long.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #418844
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Wonderful Art Nouveau 14K yellow gold stick pin in the form of a flying dragon. The coiled body is covered with finely detailed scales and the wings are detailed with webbing. The dragon clasps a small prong-set single-cut diamond in its jaws. The surfaces have the soft matte bloom or “Russian finish” that was often used in the Art Nouveau period. The pinstem is illegibly hallmarked. Tested and guaranteed 10K gold.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, sharp detail. Size: head, 11/16” x 11/16”; overall length, 2-1/2” long. Weight: 1.5 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #454435
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Vintage pair of sterling silver screwback earrings set with 5mm and 6mm Mikimoto pearls. This is the classic style produced by Mikimoto in the mid-20th century—beautiful pearls set in the simplest possible way so that the pearls take center stage. The pearl quality is very nice—estimated at A+. They have an ivory body color with rose overtones and the luster is bright. The backs are marked with Mikimoto’s hallmark.

Origin: Japan, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 13/32” x 7/32”. Weight: 5.0 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #513576
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$185.00
A very nice Art Deco scarab bracelet set in silver. Three glass scarabs alternate with pierced silver sunbursts set with marcasites. The sparkle of the marcasites is a nice foil for the heaviness of the scarabs. Scarab jewelry became popular after the discovery of King Tut’s tomb in the 1920s. The back is marked “Sterling”.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent. Size: 7-1/4” long.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #559949
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
A very nice folding corner shelf of lacquered papier-mache with metallic decoration of Chinese court scenes. One wall shows ladies riding in a rickshaw while the other shows ladies strolling in a court garden with their guardian. The scalloped edge of the shelf is decorated with a gilt edge.

Origin: England, ca. 1840. Condition: excellent, no cracks, bright coloring. Size: 5” wide; 7-3/8” tall.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #564273
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
Elegant crystal trivet with a sterling silver overlay in an orchid pattern. The piercing of the silver is highlighted with engraved details. The center has a silver reserve that was never monogrammed. The side is hallmarked by Webster Silver Co.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks. Size: 6” diameter.

NOTE: We have four matching trivets in this size. One of the four has an elegant monogram "K". Each is priced at $185, except the monogramed trivet, which is $160.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #578782
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
A very nice Victorian lacquered papier-mache folding corner shelf decorated with Chinese court scenes depicting a pair of noble ladies relaxing amidst their finery. The design is worked in gold and silver metallic inks and is accented with iron red and flesh-tone colors. Lacquered papier-mache with Chinese motifs were popular in both England and France, and the style of this example suggests and English origin. Ca. 1840. Condition: excellent, bright colors, all original. Size: 5” on each side; extends 5-1/2” from back corner.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #780405
Kensington House Antiques
$185.00
A very finely-made coin silver pastry or cake server, the handle decorated with a spray of flowers in the Aesthetic style. The blade has ornately shaped sholders and wonderful bright-cut engraving. The back of the handle has a period 3-letter monogram "MSS" and is marked "Pure Coin Pat. App. For". The retailer's mark is "Hutchinson & Connell".

Origin: America, ca. 1860. Condition: excellent, a very slight bend at the very tip of the blade and light surface wear, sharp details, traces of original gilding on blade. Size: 8-7/8" long. Weight: 70.0 grams.