Philadelphia mahogany secretary desk circa 1890. Finely detailed urn and foliate inlays. Beautiful hand carved details. Dimensions: 32" wide x 18" deep x 61" high; 30" high to writing surface; upper cabinet 27" wide x 10.75" deep.
Russian brass traveler's icon in triptych form, 17th to 18th century. Possibly Saint Nicholas. Measures 3.25 inches high and 3 inches wide closed, 5.5 inches wide when open. Excellent original condition.
"The Life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal" This vintage book measures 9 inches tall, six inches from binding to edge, and is two inches wide. Biography of Donald a Smith (1829 to 1914)Canadian Parlimantarian and Governor of Hudsons Bay Co. (1889 to 1914) in two volumes. This two volume book set has a wonderful marbleized inside pages. Author Beckles Willson Author of the Great Fur company and the Life and Letters of James Wolfe. Published in Boston and New York by the Houghton Mifflin Company The Riverside Press Cambridge 1915. Excellent condition with green leather and gold on the top of the pages.