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A Victorian Staffordshire Alphabet or ABC Plate
"The Beggar's Petition" , a charming transfer design with rudimentary hand coloring; the rim with embossed alphabet.
Fine condition.
  England. c. 1840. 6"D.
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Large Japanese Bronze Shishi Koro (Incense Burner)
Cast and chased with a flying crane and blossoming trees; standing on four bud feet, the lid pierced and mounted with a shishi.
Signed indistinctly.   Japan. Meiji Period; circa 1870. 10" W.; 11 1/4"H.
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President Abraham Lincoln, Beardless, by Ayres after Hesler
One of two images, offered together here, taken in 186o by Alexander Hesler and reprinted in reduced size by George B. Ayres of Philadelphia in the late 19th century, before the plates were damaged. The originals are now in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution. Both are signed by Ayres... (more)   America. c. 1886. 10" x 8"
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Small Maryland Mahogany Cross Stretcher Drop Leaf Table
With figured top and leaves with wing supports, and single drawer with original bail pull; all upon square tapered legs with inner chamfer.
Purchased directly from the Baltimore family who had owned it for generations.
  America. c. 1800. 29 3/4" x 19" x 28"H.; leaves 8 1/2" ea.
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Pair Tiffany Sterling Silver Master Salt Spoons
In a variation on the Feather Edge or Faneuil Engraved patterns, with additional engraving. Unmonogrammed and in fine condition.
.   America. c. 1890. 3 1/2" L.
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Chinese Sang de Boeuf Bottle Vase
In oxblood color, with globular body and long neck; the glaze sharply dammed at the foot.   China. K;ang Hsi period. 13" H.
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Set of Four Gorham Silverplate Candlesticks
Each matching the illustrated example, with detachable bobeches above a reeded tapered column on a petal base; marked Electro Plate and 2200 on the base.
Fine condition.
  America. c.1920. 11" H.
Price: $850.00

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Peruvian Landscape by Cyrenius Hall (1830-1896)
Oil on canvas; a luminous view with Machu Picchu in the distance, signed at lower left. Hall painted in the West and is known mostly as a portrait artist. His well known portrait of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce hangs in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C. He... (more)   America. c.1885. 8" x 17"
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Rare Annamese (Vietnamese) Stoneware Charger
Made for Southeast Asian export, decorated in underglaze blue with a fanciful horse soaring among the clouds; raised from the Hoi An shipwreck, the glaze degraded as with almost all the recovered cargo, but every bit as fine as the comparable example acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Vietnam. c. 1500. 17 1/2" D.
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Fine Set of Eight Coin Silver King's Pattern Forks
Double struck and heavy, by Bard and Lamont of Philadelphia (1841-45), very lightly and almost invisibly monogrammed LAB in script.
This is a lovely set with hardly any wear. The monogram is not worn; it was just lightly engraved.
  America. 1841-45. 7 1/2" L. 18 oz.
Price: $1,450.00

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