In addition to these custom-made contemporary items, Oprah also has selected a number of exceptional European antiques from her collection to add to the sale. One exquisite Louis XVI chest stamped by the maker “Boudin” is expected to bring $30,000 to $50,000. The signed piece with detailed inlay and marble top makes this item highly desirable to any collector of fine decorative arts. Of similar quality is a set of Louis XV armchairs in hand embroidered yellow silk upholstery, valued at $20,000 to $40,000.
At Antiques On Broadway you’ll find this framed antique photograph of the Emerson-Brantingham Co. building. EB was one of the largest farm equipment manufacturers in the early part of the 20th century.
I knew that whatever was in this old glass jar was not a “good thing,” but somehow the metallic silver tone still sparkled and beckoned from behind the decorative molded glass. Look how the caramel-colored whatever-it-is seemed to flow along the inside of the smooth art deco lines! And who doesn’t love the dear Old Manse paper label on the front?! So I snapped it up.
Keystone Manufacturing Company was a toy company based out of Boston, Massachusetts, thousands of miles away from the Keystone movie studios. This projector was designed to occupy the kids for ten to fifteen minutes at a time, each one taking turns cranking the projector at the right speed.
This antique rosary contains a hidden compartment where relics could be kept. Most often, these rosaries contained soil from the catacombs in Rome where many Catholic martyrs are buried. These were also used as mourning jewelry and are sometimes found with locks of hair or ashes.
The crucifix is ebony wood and the beads are dyed green bone.
Generals, marines, lawyers, coach drivers, politicians, and even artists! These were “Les Femmes de l’Avenir,” or “Women of the Future,” as imagined in a series of 20 postcards from the turn of the last century.
I've collected antique trunks for more than 40 years. I have three in my home now, but at one time I owned six antique steamer trunks. My favorite old wooden trunk is the one I use to store my family keepsakes.
The ONLY hair museum in the world with hundreds of wreaths and thousands of jewelry pieces made from human hair. The Hair jewelry was worn both by men and women of the Victorian period (1800 - 1900) and earlier.
blackpaint20: “ 18k gold with a carved agate skull surrounded by rose- and old-cut diamonds and black enamelling, with hallmarks for London 1852. It has an interior inscription on the ring that adds...
If you’ve been to the store lately, or just walked past it, you might have noticed our “back to school window” and the globes and wall maps… But those aren’t the only vintage globes and maps we have in our …...
these are railroad date nails- it was explained to me that railroad companies used these nails when experimenting with different types of wood and wood treatment methods for the ties to try and determine which woods and treatments would provide...