RARE English brass walking stick cap with porcelain dog insert circa 1800. The porcelain insert depicts an amusing "gentleman hound" with hat, spectacles and a book in his paw. It is mounted to the cast brass cap and secured with a bronze lion headed fastener. The cap measures 2.75 inches across outside, is 1.5 inches high and has 1 and 7/8 inches cut-out for the walking stick pommel.
Bernard Rice's Sons, Inc. NY 1867-1950 silver plated chocolate pot with ivory handles. Measures 6.5 inches high with a 5 inch ivory handle. Excellent condition. Marked 8135/1 epns Bernard Rices's Sons E. P. C. Apollo copper mounts. Examples of this manufactures works were in ''Modernism in American Silver'' at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University Museum in Miami Beach, and the Brooklyn Museum NY to mention a few. Bernard Rice's Sons NY were famous for its Skyscraper teapot designed by Louis W. Rice in 1927.
Ridgeway 15 x 12 Staffordshire platter, light blue, Egyptian scenery. Excellent condition without repairs.
Rare pair of Early American cast iron Andirons 1790. See Wallace Nutting Furniture Treasure item 4068 for an example of the same pair. The listing in Nutting states " Rare Pair of Cast Andirons, One Is Welcome To Suppose Them To Be Any Fair Lady of The Olden Day. E. C. Hall, Longmeadow, Massachusetts." Each andiron measures 17 and one half inches high and 17 inches deep. One of the andirons has an old repair to its dogs.
Pair of American glass oil lamps in a diamond pattern with rare candlestick bases, circa 1830 to 1860. Each lamp measures 8 and one quarter inches high and has a 4 and one quarter inch base.