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MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST NATIONS ARTIFACTS

ITEM #9508

Man’s Metis waist-length jacket, beaded typical florals & leaves.

METIS BEADED MAN’S JACKET

Man’s waist-length jacket, brain-tanned moosehide beaded with typical florals & leaves.

Beaded lapels, pockets, cuffs, back yoke, small of back.

Long leather fringes to shoulders, chest, arms, and mid-back.

Approx. man’s size 40-42.

Very heavy and toasty-warm !

Minor bead loss to right pectoral area; good condition for being lovingly worn for 60 years.

PRICE: $475.

 

Note: Handsome fellow in photo does not come with the jacket !

ITEM #8232.5

Tikanagan (baby carrier) for child’s doll, a good replica of full-size carrier for baby.

HURON DOLL TIKANAGAN c.1900

Pine, cloth, deerskin thong construction. Size 17″ high x 8.5″ wide; front safety bar 11″ wide.

Note: strap is one-piece bentwood “safety bar”, attached with clenched square-head nails.

PRICE: $495.

Made c. 1900,obtained by WPG family on East shore of Lake Superior in 1940s, thence to me.

OTHER ITEMS

ITEM #9084

Copper Gorham tray inlaid with 3 sterling silver birds.

GORHAM MIXED-METAL SMALL TRAY

Lovely heavy tray 8.25″ x 6.5″ with 3 inset sterling birds, engraved with reeds along the bottom. No lifting of sterling. 1 pencil-point dent to the center bottom (Looks like seedpod at end of bent stem).

Gorham date code for 1869. Polished to remove small corrosions; back not cleaned.

PRICE: $275.

Front will reoxidize nicely.

ITEM #6595

19TH C ANDIRONS

Pair of Aesthetic movement 19th C andirions, c. 1870-1880. Cast brass pierced roundels 7.5″ diameter; stand overall 25″ high on hand-made wrought iron frames.

Measure 29″ overall front-to-back, taking a very deep fireplace !

Unmarked, but of obvious quality.

PRICE: $1,175 PAIR.

ITEM #8731

CARVED BOX

Finely-carved fruit-wood dresser box 12.5″ wide

Hand-made in Milan, Italy, c.1900. Wonderful detail !

Signed to bottom.
Interior finished, but not lined; you choose with what !

PRICE: $1,250.

ITEM #1559

ARTS & CRAFTS INKWELL

Heavy cast brass arts & Crafts inkstand.
Hinged lid to inkwell with hand-made brass liner (not original), 12″ wide at front.

Large area for dip-pens, 2 side areas for accessories (stamps, nibs).

PRICE: $245.

ITEM #6589

BRASS ANDIRONS

Pair of large cast brass or bronze chenets (fire dogs or andirons) in full-blown Rococo Louis XV style; 16.5″ high.

American made.
Iron cross-bar stamped “Sheffield N.Y. 163 L” and “…..R”.

PRICE: $1,250.

ITEM #JC8

Steiff display model life-size sea lion cub !

STEIFF SEA LION

With spotted coat typical for young pups, this is 35″ long, 17″ high.
Bears 9/16″ metal Steiff button and yellow cloth tag #1179/04; this model was discontinued in 1982.

From non-smoking household, this is in lovely played-with condition, not dirty nor worn.
Left eye replaced with glossy wood eye, properly hooked into place….looks good !

PRICE: $400.

ITEM #8920

FRENCH ENAMEL INK STAND

French bronze champleve inkstand c. 1870, 14.5″ wide, 8.5″ deep. Fired muticolour enamel covers all upper surfaces in recessed spaces to create full rococo design !

With 2 hinge-cover inkwells holding original glass liners; 2 C-scroll rests provide support for dip-pen. All on 4 ball feet.

PRICE: $1,375.

ITEM #2513

Russian fired enamel plaque 3.75″ x 2.5″ mounted in elaborate silver frame 6″ x 3.5″ overall.

RUSSIAN ENAMEL

On curved copper sheet with counter-enamel back to prevent warping in the kiln.

PRICE: $245.

Not signed; hand-painted scene of “onion-dome” buildings in the snow.

ITEM #JC18

Life-size display model of seated adult leopard.

STEIFF LEOPARD

Largest size made by Steiff, Germany

Body is 37″ long, 24″ high, plus 27″ tail = 64″ overall. Glass eyes, original metal button and yellow fabric tag.

Condition lovely, from non-smoking household; I have owned for 22 years.

PRICE: $625.