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Portrait of Young Girl Victorian British Pre-Raphaelite portrait pencil drawing
Located in London, GB
This is a lovely Victorian pencil drawing, circa 1890. Executed by a sure hand, it is a very striking and beautiful portrait of a young girl with incredible attention to detail. In...
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19th Century Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Portrait of a Lady - Pre-Raphaelite art Victorian drawing young woman
Located in London, GB
This is a fine circa 1890 Pre-Raphaelite Victorian pencil drawing. Executed by one of the leading artists of the day, it is a very striking and fascinating portrait and in good condi...
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19th Century Pre-Raphaelite Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

Portrait of a Young Woman - Pre-Raphaelite Victorian drawing girl white collar
Located in London, GB
This is a fine, circa 1890, Pre-Raphaelite Victorian pencil drawing. Executed by one of the leading artists of the day, it is a very striking and fascinating portrait of a young girl...
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19th Century Pre-Raphaelite Portrait Paintings

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Charcoal, Pencil

Portrait of a Lady -British Victorian art female portrait realist pencil drawing
By Horace Henry Cauty
Located in London, GB
A fine large half-length portrait of a lady which was drawn in the late 19th century by British artist Horace Henry Cauty. A stunning and detailed work it is dated May 1892. It is a...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

Victorian Diamond Horseshoe and Retractable Pencil Pendant
Located in Narberth, PA
A rare and fabulous pendant fob from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This stunning piece is crafted in 14kt rose and is rather substantial in length, adorning a diamond lined horseshoe a...
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Antique 1880s Victorian Necklace Enhancers

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Diamond, 14k Gold

Infanta Nocturna - pencil drawing - woman with cactus & victorian collar
By Chikako Okada
Located in Burlingame, CA
'Infanta Nocturna,' features the face of a young woman with succulents, cacti and she is wearing a Victorian Queen's lace collar. An intricately patterned and complex graphite drawin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil, Graphite

19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Original Pencil Drawing signed 1883
Located in FR
19th Century Portrait of a Lady French Pencil Drawing signed and dedicated 1883 In its original oval ebonised frame Decicated on the back paper 'Ce Portrait est destinee a Louise La...
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1880s Victorian Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Pencil

Pencil drawing off of Sandy Hook, NY of a ship on its way to Brazil
Located in Southport, CT
Wonderful and historically interesting scene of a steam ship off the coast of Sandy Hook, New YorkCity before its voyage to Brazil. Part of a collection of pencil drawings , all uns...
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1860s Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Rose Gold Gold-Filled Mechanical Pencil
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful rose gold gold-filled mechanical pencil with necklace loop at top, circa early 20th century. Beautiful details as show in images. In fine working order. Pencil measures: 4".
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Early 20th Century American Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Gold

Gold and Gunmetal Carpenter's Pencil, circa 1900
Located in Baltimore, MD
We love this unusual telescoping carpenters pencil made of 9K gold and gunmetal. Gunmetal is a smooth, black coated alloy of 9 parts copper and 1 part tin, and was used to make jewel...
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Antique 1890s Late Victorian More Objets d'Art and Vertu

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Mixed Metal, 10k Gold, Gold

New Neighbourhood - British London Victorian landscape 1889 Paris gold winner
By Alfred East
Located in London, GB
A very fine, large and delicately painted watercolour by Alfred East RA which depicts "The New Neighbourhood". Until recently the whereabouts of the work was unknown. It is one of...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

3 Vintage German Cityscape Town Colored Etchings Pencil Signed Set Framed
Located in Dayton, OH
Set of three small antique colored etchings of a European cityscape and river or canal, pencil signed along the bottom. Measures: 12” x 0.75” x 10.75” / sans frame - 10.75” x 9.75...
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Early 20th Century Victorian Prints

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Paper

Large 19th Century Scottish Pencil Vein Statuary Marble Fireplace Surround
Located in Edinburgh, GB
A large 19th century traditional Scottish pencil vein statuary marble fireplace surround, displaying beautiful veining and color formation-a generous and sturdy square shelf sits abo...
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Antique 1860s Scottish Victorian Fireplaces and Mantels

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Statuary Marble

"Six Seventy Five" Historical Victorian Architectural Perspective
By Marvin Hill
Located in Houston, TX
Perspective drawing of an old victorian house. The work is titled by the address of the house and it is signed by the artist. It is framed in a natural wood frame with a white matte....
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21st Century and Contemporary Naturalistic Interior Drawings and Waterco...

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Watercolor, Color Pencil

Rare Sampson Mordan & Asprey 9-Carat Gold 18 Hole Gold Tool Telescopic Pencil
By Asprey International Limited
Located in GB
Wimbledon-Furniture We are delighted to offer for sale this very very rare 1831 solid 9-carat gold Sampson Mordan 18 hole golf course tool retailed by Asprey London For the go...
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Antique 19th Century Great Britain (UK) Early Victorian More Dining and ...

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Gold, Stainless Steel

Portrait of a Seated Lady - French 1880 Victorian art female portrait drawing
Located in London, GB
This lovely pencil and charcoal drawing is attributed to circle of French noted artist Jacques Joseph Tissot. Created around 1880 the drawing is of a woman relaxing on a reclining ch...
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19th Century Realist Portrait Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Pencil

San Giorgio in Alga - Drawing of Venice by Victorian British artist E W Cooke
By Edward William Cooke
Located in London, GB
EDWARD WILLIAM COOKE, RA (1811-1880) San Giorgio in Alga Signed, inscribed with title and dated Sep 22 1859 Pencil and watercolour, unframed, in mount only 9 by 17 cm., 3 ½ by 6 ¾...
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Mid-19th Century Realist Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil

American ships being re-supplied possibly off the coast of Brazil or Barbados
Located in Southport, CT
American ships off either the coast of Brazil or Barbados from the 1860's
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1860s Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

A view of Bridgetown, Barbados with the U.S.S Shamokin 1868
Located in Southport, CT
A very interesting scene off of the coast of Bridgetown, Barbados. The USS Shamokin at sea on one of its first voyages after being de-commisioned from the American Navy.
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1860s Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Carbon Pencil

Long Life & Happiness.Queen Victoria's Daughter,Princess Alice in 1860. Original
By HRH Princess Alice Maud Mary Hanover
Located in Sutton Poyntz, Dorset
This charming delicate watercolor drawing is the work of one of Queen Victoria’s daughters, Princess Alice Maud Mary, of the House of Hanover, dates from 1860. This original watercol...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Ink, Watercolor, Cardboard, Pencil

Fine 1900's British Dog Painting Portrait of a Whippet, Painted in Rome
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Title: Portrait of a Whippet, inscribed verso. Artist/ School: L. J. Wortley, signed to the reverse, inscribed 'Rome' Medium: watercolour painting on thick paper Size: 14 x 9.75 ...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil, Watercolor

Max Beerbohm, 19th Century British caricature of Mr Harry Nichols
By Max Beerbohm
Located in Petworth, GB
Max Beerbohm (British, 1872 – 1956) Mr Harry Nicholls (In a life of pleasure), 1893 Signed ‘MAX’ (lower right), inscribed with title in ink Pencil on paper with evidence of some wate...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Watercolor, Pencil

Late 19th Century L'Amazon Figurative
By Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys
Located in Soquel, CA
Antique pencil and faded watercolor wash portrait titled "L'Amazon" (French, translates "horsewoman") by Constantin Guys (French, 1802-1892), circa 1860. Artwork professionally rest...
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1860s Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Rag Paper, Pencil

Collection of 6 Original Victorian Pencil Portraits
By James Ramsay
Located in San Francisco, CA
This group of Mid 19th Century Drawings is a small sampling from a collection of approximately 60 works by James Ramsay and can be seen at: http://www.lostartsalon.com/jamesramsay. h...
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Antique 19th Century European Drawings

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Watercolor, Paper

Victorian Novelty Silver Crucifix Propelling Pencil, Early Registered Design
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A Victorian novelty silver sliding propelling pencil made in the form of a crucifix, of hexagonal section with diamond shaped slider button and attached suspension ring. Stamped: ...
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Antique 1840s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver Bramah Key Propelling Pencil, Registered Design
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty silver propelling pencil made in the form of a "Bramah Key", with hob-nail cut decoration to the barrel. Unmarked, but almost certainly by Sampson Mordan ...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver Police Bullseye Lantern Telescopic Propelling Pencil
By Walter Thornhill & Co 1
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty silver three-drawer telescopic Propelling Pencil, made in the form of a Policeman's Bullseye Lantern, the body with a circular domed glass magnifying lens wi...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Tableware

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver Cannon Barrel Telescopic Propelling Pencil, 1876
By Perry & Co
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A fine quality Victorian novelty silver telescopic propelling pencil made in the form of a cannon barrel, and of a registered design. A rotating action to propel the pencil. Attached...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Gold Elephant Propelling Pencil Unmarkeda, circa 1880
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty gold telescopic propelling pencil made in the form of a standing elephant with raised trunk and attached suspension ring. Unmarked circa 1880 Open 65 m...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Tableware

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Gold

Victorian Novelty Gold Key Propelling Pencil, Registered Design, circa 1874
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty 9-carat gold (tested) propelling pencil made in the form of a Key, with hob-nail cut decoration to the barrel. Unmarked, but almost certainly by Sampson M...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Gold

Victorian Novelty Silver 'Bilboquet' Cup and Ball Game Propelling Pencil
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
An extremely rare Victorian novelty silver Propelling Pencil made in the form of a 'Bilboquet' or Cup and Ball game. The coral ball secured by a suspension chain, the plain cylindric...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Sterling Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver 'John Bull' Telescopic Propelling Pencil S Mordan, 1880
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
An extremely rare Victorian figural novelty silver telescopic propelling pencil made in the form of the comical literary character John Bull (the personification of an Englishman), d...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Tableware

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Gold and Turquoise Umbrella Propelling Pencil, Unmarked, 1884
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A good Victorian novelty gold Propelling Pencil made in the form of a furled umbrella, decorated with turquoise beads and with attached suspension chain. A twist-action mechanism to ...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Gold

Victorian Novelty Silver and Enamel Match Propelling Pencil, circa 1890
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty silver sliding Propelling Pencil made in the form of a match, with red and white enamel head and attached suspension ring. Unmarked but probably by Sampso...
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Antique 1890s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver, Enamel

Victorian Novelty 16-Carat Gold and Enamel Croquet Mallet Propelling Pencil
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty 16-carat gold (tested) propelling pencil made in the form of a croquet mallet with band of blue enamel decoration to the shaft. A twist action to propel the ...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Tableware

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Gold

Victorian Novelty Silver Pig Propelling Pencil by Sampson Mordan, circa 1880
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty silver propelling pencil, made in the form of a pig, with attached suspension ring. By Sampson Mordan, circa 1880 Measures: Open 60 mm Closed 34 mm. ...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver Gilt Faith Hope & Charity Propelling Pencil, circa 1850
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare Victorian novelty silver gilt Propelling Pencil made in the form of an anchor/cross/heart (the symbols of Faith, Hope and Charity) with engraved decoration and attached suspen...
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Antique 1850s English Victorian Tableware

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Silver

Victorian Sterling Silver Propelling Pencil, Whistle and Pen Knife by Thornhill
By Walter Thornhill & Co 1
Located in London, GB
A rare and unusual sterling silver combination propelling pencil, whistle and pen knife. Fashioned as a fish with engraved fins and tail. The sliding button extends the pencil and...
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Antique 1880s British Late Victorian Sterling Silver

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Silver

19th Century Gold Mounted Rudraksha Seed Pencil, Unmarked, circa 1880
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A late 19th century gold mounted novelty telescopic Propelling Pencil formed from a Rudraksha Seed with attached suspension ring. Unmarked, circa 1880. Open 58 mm Closed 32 mm...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Tableware

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Gold

Antique Haute Joaillerie Gold Enamel Pencil with Diamonds and Moonstone, 1880s
Located in Antwerp, BE
Even more than functional, this 18K yellow gold pencil is a stunning example of Victorian haute joaillerie as it's also wearable as a pendant. At the extendable part of the pencil, n...
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Antique 1880s Victorian Enamel Frames and Objects

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Diamond, White Diamond, Moonstone, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Mid-19th Century American Gold Mounted Combination Pen & Pencil Goodyears Patent
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A good quality mid-19th century American gold mounted combination propelling pencil and nib holder, the barrel formed from "India Rubber". The barrel is imprinted "Goodyear’s Pat. Ma...
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Antique 1870s Unknown Victorian Sterling Silver

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Gold

Pair of Novelty Silver & Nephrite Golf Club Propelling Pencil and Dip Pen
By Frank Hyams
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A good quality late Victorian or early 20th century pair of novelty silver mounted nephrite propelling pencil and dip pen, made in the form of Golf Clubs (a driver and a long iron). ...
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20th Century English Victorian Tableware

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Silver

6 hunting drawings - 19th century watercolours of horses and dogs by Henry Alken
By Henry Alken
Located in London, GB
This nineteeth-century album, presumed to have belonged to the Countess of Beauchamp, contains six Henry Alken watercolour and pencil drawings: 'Tally ho', 'Full cry', 'A rider with ...
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19th Century Victorian Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

Two Pointers in a Landscape - 19th century watercolour of dogs
Located in London, GB
Watercolour over pencil in a 19th century burr walnut frame. Dimensions are 14.2 x 21.8 cm unframed, 21.5 x 27 cm framed. 'Two Pointers in a Landscape', by an artist in the circle o...
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19th Century Victorian Animal Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor, Pencil

Dining room at Kolešovice, Czech Rep - 19 c German School watercolour painting
Located in London, GB
'The dining room at Kolešovice (Kolleschowitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic'. Watercolour over traces of pencil heightened with bodycolour and touches of gold, inscribed verso 'Speiszimm...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Interior Drawings and Watercolors

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Pencil, Watercolor

VICTORIAN FLORAL STILL LIFE DRAWING
Located in Essex, MA
A DECORATIVE VICTORIAN PENCIL, GOUACHE AND WATERCOLOR FLORAL STILL LIFE DRAWING ON BOARD , SIGNED LOWER RIGHT "S. D'ANTONA" (?), IN A CREAM COLORED PAINTED FRAME. American, circa 1...
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Antique 19th Century American Drawings

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Watercolor, Pencil, Paper, Gouache

Victorian Solid 18 Carat Gold Chased Propelling Pencil
Located in St Helens, GB
A stunning English late Victorian era propelling pencil. Solid 18 carat yellow gold example. Very fine hand engraved floral design throughout with a plain cartouche. CONDITION ; Exce...
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Desk Accessories

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Gold

Samson Mordan Victorian Sterling Silver Draftsman Pencil Holder and Ruler
By Samson Mordan and Co
Located in London, GB
Samson Mordan Victorian Sterling silver draftsman pencil holder and ruler, circa 1890 Wonderful novelty pencil holder, which can be used as a ruler for measurements upto 7 inches an...
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Antique 1890s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

Antique Egyptian Revival Pencil
Located in Baltimore, MD
Victorian Egyptian Revival pencil in an unusually large size makes it fantastic to wear as a pendant. Decorated in gilt metal and enamel in bright colors it will draw the eye to its ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Desk Accessories

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Gilt Metal

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Antique Enameled Egyptian Mummy Pencil
Located in Baltimore, MD
Wonderful to wear as a pendant this retractable pencil slides into an enameled gilded mummy. In the 1870s-1880s, the Egyptian Revival styles were in vogue as archaeological digs di...
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Necklace Enhancers

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Gilt Metal

Tiffany 14K Retractable Pencil and Fob Chain
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in Riverdale, NY
Charming 19th curiosity retailed by Tiffany and Co. New York...for the man or woman who has everything.<br /> A 14k bar and link fob chain attaches to a vest buttonhole and drapes t...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Curiosities

Tiffany & Co. 14 Karat Yellow Gold Antique Retractable Pencil
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in QLD , AU
How wonderful is this piece, an antique 14k yellow gold Tiffany & Co signed retractable pencil. The outer case is embellished with beautiful hand engraving that covers the entire pie...
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20th Century Late Victorian Desk Accessories

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14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Signed and Dated Pencil and Watercolor Portrait of a Young Girl
By J. S. Appenny
Located in Katonah, NY
An early 19th century watercolor painting of a young girl in a brown dress, sitting on a blue and white striped sofa. One can sense that her thoughts are far away. Painted by JS Alpe...
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Antique 19th Century English Early Victorian Paintings

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Paper

Coromandel Wood Gold Gilt Etui Sewing Kit Asprey Pencil Shell Cameos, circa 1860
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this very rare circa 1860 Coromandel wood gold gilt Etui sewing kit with Asprey pencil and shell cameos A very ornately engraved and extremely h...
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Decorative Boxes

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Wood

Large English Victorian Pencil Drawing
Located in Middleburg, VA
A large, very fine pencil drawing depicting a discus thrower from a series by the English artist G.P. Yeatherd of Coreygarth House, Buckden, near Cambridge, of antiquities found in t...
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Antique 19th Century English Drawings

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Pencil, Paper

Large English Victorian Pencil Drawing **SATURDAY SALE**
By G. P. Yeatherd
Located in Middleburg, VA
A large, very fine pencil drawing from a series by the English artist G.P. Yeatherd of Coreygarth House, Buckden, near Cambridge, of antiquities that are found in the British Museum ...
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Antique 19th Century English Drawings

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Paper

Victorian Silver Oversized Telescopic Propelling Pencil
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
An unusual Victorian silver oversized four-drawer telescopic propelling pencil of plain cylindrical form with attached suspension ring. By Sampson Mordan & Co, circa 1890. Open...
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Antique 1890s English Victorian More Desk Accessories

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Silver

Victorian Novelty Silver Birds Egg Propelling Pencil
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
A rare novelty silver Propelling Pencil with telescopic action, the body formed from as a birds egg, possibly a Robins. By Sampson Mordan & Co c1880. 46 mm open 25 mm closed ...
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Antique 19th Century English Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Rare Victorian Novelty, Silver Telescopic Propelling Pencil
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
An extremely rare Victorian novelty silver and enamel telescopic Propelling Pencil made in the form of an early Pillar / Post Box with crown finial and enamel collection times sign. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century English More Furniture and Collectibles

Victorian Novelty Silver Acorn Telescopic Propelling Pencil S Mordan, circa 1877
By S. Mordan & Co.
Located in Sittingbourne, Kent
An extremely rare Victorian novelty silver telescopic Propelling Pencil made in the form of an acorn with 4-drawer telescopic mechanism and of a registered design, the twig handle wi...
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Antique 1870s English Victorian Sterling Silver

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Victorian Pencil For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal victorian pencil for your home. Each victorian pencil for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, silver and gold. Your living room may not be complete without a victorian pencil — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. A victorian pencil is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Victorian styles are sought with frequency. A well-made victorian pencil has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Sampson Mordan & Co., Walter Thornhill & Co and J&G Beasley are consistently popular.

How Much is a Victorian Pencil?

The average selling price for a victorian pencil at 1stDibs is $1,140, while they’re typically $90 on the low end and $27,518 for the highest priced.