Antique ruby red glass and sterling silver beer stein made in England over 150 years ago during the beginning of Victorian era. Tapered crystal glass ruby-red body with polished-out pontil mark. Very ornate silver mounts repousse, chased and heavily gilt. Solid handle with Faun head for the thumb lift.
Wedding headdress, fourth quarter 19th century. German. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Brooklyn Museum Collection, 1924 (2009.300.1674)
Victorian Style Pickle Castor, Fern & Daisy Pattern...Pickle castors are practical and functional. They hold pickles in pretty containers for serving at luncheon, tea or the dinner table. But, as with all things Victorian, they didn't stop at functional. Victorian silver pickle castors are things of beauty.
tx The Old Brigade, Antiques & Collectables, for presenting A superb and extremely rare dark olive almost black glass pontilled hamilton bottle dating to the 1820s.The bottle is heavily embossed on all sides,PREPARED BY FRY,GIBBS & FERRIS,CHEMISTS UNION STREET BRISTOL,IMPROVED BRISTOL SODA WATER.The base of the bottle has a superb and extremely crude pontill mark. Long slender neck with typical early style thin lip.
antique W.G. and Co. Limoges porcelain charger with beautiful pink and burgundy cabbage roses. The roses are exquisitely hand painted by the artist! There is beautiful raised relief detail along the scalloped edges. These edges are heavily gilded. The gildis 99% intact. It is marked with the William Guerin Limoges France mark which dates it 1891 to 1932.