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Ignatius Taschner Jugendstil Brass and Copper Monkey Cheroot Cutter, circa 1900
A rare and unusual German Jugendstil brass, copper and steel cheroot cutter modeled as a monkey sat within a rounded tray. The tail lifts and acts as the cutting edge with a small ho...
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German Jugendstil Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal

R.W. Emerson's Essays
2 volumes Bound in full Niger Morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, blind tooling on covers. Published: London, Arthur L.Humphreys, 1899.
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Col. Sir Charles W. Wilson, Picturesque Palestine
Col. Sir Charles W. Wilson Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt. Assisted by The Most Eminent Palestine Explorers 4 volumes. Illustrated with numerous engravings on steel and woo...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

19th Century Hand Carved Coquilla Nut Tobacco Box
A wonderfully carved Coquilla nut tobacco or snuff box. Portuguese, first half of the 19th century. The top with a portrait of woman holding a flower with a ribbon in her hair. The f...
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Portuguese Folk Art Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Nutwood

William C. Bryant's a New Library of Poetry and Song
2 volumes Illustrated with steel portraits, wood engravings by English and American Artists. Bound in full brown morocco, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt on covers and spines, ...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

James Parton, Life of Andrew Jackson
James Parton 3 volumes Bound in 3/4 green morocco, marbled boards And edges, raised bands, gilt panels, frontispiece in each volume Published: New York Mason Brothers, 1860 & 1864.
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Robert U. Johnson & Clarence C. Buel, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
Robert U. Johnson & Clarence C. Buel 4 volumes. First edition, profusely illustrated. Bound in 3/4 green morocco, marbled boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, 4 to's ...
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American Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

19th Century Dutch Polychrome Painted Wooden Funerary Hatchment or Rouwbord
Beautiful heavy, blackened wood 19th century Dutch painted wooden funerary hatchment or rouwbord. A Hatchment, or in Dutch a Rouwbord, is a black mostly diamond-shaped wooden panel ...
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Dutch Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Washington Irving's Bracebridge Hall
Illustrated by R. Caldecott Bound in full green Morocco with the original covers bound into the rear, all edges gilt, raised bands ornate floral gilt on spine and covers. Publ...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Taxidermy Composition with Rare Exotic Birds in a Large Bowed Glass Case
A wonderful glass case with a selection of 20 rare exotic birds in a natural environment of tree branches and grass. The case has a rare bowed front glass and is in good condition fo...
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British Victorian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Organic Material

Andrew Lang's The Yellow Fairy Book
Illustrated by Henry Justice Ford First Edition A fine copy of a collection of tales from all over the world, featuring many tales by Hans Christian Andersen.Andrew Lang (1844-...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Ball and Lever Book Press
Less typical than the wheel style of press, this cast iron book or copy press was an indispensable piece of office equipment in the late 19th century. Presses like these were used to...
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Industrial Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Shakespeare's Tragedies, Comedies and Histories
William Shakespeare Illustrations by Sir John Gilbert, George Cruikshank and R. Dudley 3 volumes. Bound in 3/4 red calf, all edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels, large quarto...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Eight Works of F.M.Dostoevsky incl. 'The Brothers Karamazov' St. Petersburg 1882
Important F.M. Complete works of F.M. Dostoevsky: [T. 1-3, 10-14]. - SPb .: Type. A.S. Suvorin, [1882-1883] in Russian Language In eight half-leather bindings of the era. Vlad is em...
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Russian Empire Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Edward Mcdermott, The Merrie Days of England
Sketches of the Olden. Illustrated with 20 Engravings from Drawings by Joseph Nash, George Thomas, Birket Foster, and Edward Corbould. First Edition One volume. Quarto. Bound i...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

19th Century Habsburg Roe Trophies on Polychrome Plaques with Habsburg Wappen
An extraordinary group of trophies attributed to the Habsburg Family, these antique Roe Trophies hung in Eckartsau Castle, a favorite hunting schloss of the Habsburg family, in the S...
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Austrian Black Forest Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bone, Antler, Wood

Richard B.Sheridan, The Works
8 volumes Bound in 3/4 wine Morocco, marbled boards, Top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Published: London, John Murray, 1821.
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

The Holy Bible with an Abridgement of the Commentaries of Scott and Henry
Edited by Rev. John Eadie Bound in full brown morocco, all edges gilt, raised bands, with gold claps. Profusely illustrated with colored plates and maps. Published: London, ...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

42 Star, Washington Statehood, in a Wave Configuration of Lineal Columns
42 STARS IN A WAVE CONFIGURATION OF LINEAL COLUMNS, NEVER AN OFFICIAL STAR COUNT, 1889-1890, WASHINGTON STATEHOOD 42 star American parade flag, printed on cotton. The stars are arr...
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American Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Cotton

John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress
Illustrated with 10 Designs by J.D. Watson, engraved on wood by The Brothers Dalziel John Bunyan (1628-1688) was an English writer and Puritan preacher best remembered as the auth...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

French Provincial Carved Louis XV Style Miniature Commode, Early 19th Century
This elaborately carved French Provincial commode is a true gem for lovers of miniature furniture. It features two short drawers above 2 long drawers all carved with scrolls, leaf wo...
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French French Provincial Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Four Pair of rare Georgian Miniature Mahogany Shoes decorated Mother of Pearl
These stunning and unique Miniature Georgian shoes were produced in England during the early 19th century, circa 1830. They are hand carved from Mahogany wood and feature the most wo...
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British Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mother-of-Pearl, Wood

Edward Orme's Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valour
Edward Orme Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes Of Personal Valour, Bravery and Particular Incidents which Occurred to the Armies of Great Britain and Her Allies, in the long-C...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

New Testament of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
1 volume (Anon) Illustrated with engravings on wood from Designs of Fra Angelico Pietro, Titian, Raphael, Gaudenzio, etc. Bound in full black morocco, all edges gilt, raised ba...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Dunce Cigar Tip Cutter, Bronze Sculpture Tobacco Accessory, 19th Century
The Dunce cigar tip cutter. A novelty cigar cutter depicting a man sitting on a stamp with his mouth open ready to cut tip of a cigar, circa 1880. Stamped, Pat'd Jan. 18. 81 and Jun...
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Folk Art Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Dean Milman & M. Guizot, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Notes by Dean Milman & M. Guizot Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) was an English historian, writer and Member of Parliament. His most important work, The History of the Decline and Fall of...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

The Complete Works of Robert Burns
The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Containing his poems, songs, and correspondence Binding is in fine condition, minor foxing to the plates, else a clean, tight copy. Robert B...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Frederic Masson, Josephine
Frédéric Masson (1847-1923) was a French historian and academician best known for his books on Napoleon I. One volume. Quarto exquisitely bound in full green morocco leather by Du...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Memoirs of George Washington
C.M. Kirkland 1 volume Illustrated. Bound in 3/4 red Morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Published: New York, D.Appleton & Co., 18...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Jared Sparks, The Writings of George Washington
Being his correspondence, addresses, Messages and Other Papers, Official and private with A Life By The Author, Notes and Illustrations, frontispiece. Bound in full tan polished c...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Charles Knight, the Pictorial History of England
The Pictorial History of England: Being A History of The People As Well As A History Of The Kingdom 8 volumes. Illustrated with many hundred wood-cuts. Bound in 3/4 tan calf, marb...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

English Georgian Miniature Mahogany Bow Front Chest of Drawers
This very distinguished Georgian miniature mahogany bow front chest of drawers dating to the early 19th century features a mahogany top above four graduated long drawers retaining th...
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English Georgian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mahogany

Shakespeare's The Works, Edited by Charles Knight
Imperial Edition Four volumes. Octavo. Bound in three-quarter brown morocco with raised bands, all edges gilt, and gilt on spines and front covers. Profusely illustrated with stee...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Sir Walter Scott's Waverley Novels
25 volumes. Bound in 3/4 red calf by Zaehnsdorf, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Illustrated. Handsome set. 8vo. Published by Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1852.
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

The Holy Bible
Various authors One volume. Folio. Containing the old and new testaments. Bound in full brown morocco, blind tooling on covers & spine by Bagster. Raised bands with silk doublures...
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Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Sir William Blackstone, Commentaries of the Laws of England
Notes and Additions by Edward Christian, Esq. Sir. William Blackstone (1723-1780) was an English jurist, judge and Tory politician of the 18th century. Most noted for writing the ...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Sir Walter Scott, Waverley Novels
25 volumes. Bound in 3/4 red calf by Zaehnsdorf, top edges gilt, raised bands, gilt panels. Illustrated. Handsome set. 8vo. Published by Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1852  
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Scottish Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, The Odyssey of Homer, The Illiad of Homer
Alexander Pope (1688-1744) is regarded as one of the greatest English poets, and the foremost poet of the early 18th century. He is best known for his satirical and discursive poetry...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Jonathan Swift, The Works
Notes and a Life of the Author by Sir. Walter Scott Second Edition Nineteen volumes. Octavo. Limited to seven hundred and fifty copies, this is #330. Bound in three-quarter gre...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Books, Charles C.F. Greville's "The Greville Memoirs"
Books, Charles C.F. Greville's "The Greville Memoirs. A Journal of the Reign of King George IV & King William IV. Edited by Henry Reeve." Eight volumes. Octavos. Bound in full win...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Agnes Strickland's "Lives of the Queens of England..." A New Edition!
Agnes Strickland's "Lives of the Queens of England, From the Norman Conquest" A new edition, revised and greatly augmented. Leather bound. Eight volumes. Octavo. Beautifully bound...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Books, The Collected Works of George Meredith
Leatherbound. 32 volumes. Bound in three-quarter green morocco leather with marbled boards, top edges gilt, raised bands, and ornate floral gilt tooling on spines. Very good. Publish...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather, Leather, Paper

Yankton Sioux Beaded Moccasins
By Sioux Indian Art
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Yankton Sioux men's fully beaded moccasins. Sinew sewn, parfleche soles, fringe trailers on heels. Very nice beadwork in yellow, white, blues and greens with a little lavender. Pe...
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American Native American Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Other

Pair of Chinese Plum Blossom Lotus Slippers, circa 1850
These pointed silk slippers, beautifully embroidered with pink plum blossoms, were shaped to resemble a lotus bud and enhanced the diminutive shape of bound feet. A practice that beg...
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Chinese Qing Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Fabric

19th Century Antique Children's Carriage
A Children’s Painted Calèche Modelled on a full-sized barouche, this fully functional children’s carriage was either goat- or dog-drawn. The frame replicated in great detail, havi...
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English Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Steel

Large Venetian Glass Pipe
The elongated shaft with moulded grip, together with glass cigarette holder, 25cm.
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Italian Napoleon III Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Art Glass

19th Century German Miniature Pocket Terrestrial Globe
By C. Abel-Klinger
Located in Essex, MA
A miniature 19th century 3.5 inch diameter pocket terrestrial globe by C. Abel-Klinger, Nuremberg, Germany, in English for the English speaking markets. Signed with cartouche reading...
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German Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Unique & Powerful 19th Century Crucifix with a Stunning Bronze Corpus of Christ
Large antique crucifix with stunning details and an amazing patina. Because of the quality in the detail or because of the perfect anatomy or because of a perfect facial expressi...
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European Renaissance Revival Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

Antique Habsburg Red Stag Trophy on Hand Carved Black Forest Plaque with Gorget
This antique Habsburg Red Stag trophy is mounted on a hand carved Black Forest plaque with Classic Black Forest themes of pine cones, pine branches, and scroll work with gilt accents...
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Austrian Black Forest Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bone, Antler, Wood

George III Coconut Flask
The entire surface decorated with scrolling flora and fauna design, interspersed with a cartouche illustrating classical theme Lenght: 12cm.     
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English Georgian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Coconut

Gran Tour Selection of Marbles, Verona, 1850
An Italian selection of six displays of marbles as samples of Grand Tour, mounted with ebonized wooden frames with gold gilded brass frieze. Verona, Italy, 1850.
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Italian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Marble, Brass

19th Century Wunderkammer Marine Natural Taxidermy Specimen
A 19th century Wunderkammer rare marine natural taxidermy Specimen of the common Pufferfish (Diodon) with a sulfur glass eyes. The Specimen is stuffed and mounted over a lacquered wo...
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Italian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Animal Skin, Wood

Pair of 19th Century Hindu Temple Fragments, Hand-Carved from India
A pair of 19th century Hindu temple fragments. This pair of antique fragments were elements of a section of hand-carved wood frieze, within a temple in India. They have each been mou...
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Indian Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood, Wood

Micromosaic and Pietre Dure Grand Tour Casket
The time-honored decorative techniques of pietre dure and micromosaic are combined in this rare and exceptionally-crafted Grand Tour casket. Serving as a memento of this once-requisi...
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European Greco Roman Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Stone, Bronze

South American Presentation Sword
Believed to have originated from the collection of a South American diplomat, the exquisiteness of this presentation sword conveys its ownership by an individual of great importance....
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South American Other Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Steel, Brass, Bronze

Mameluke Sabre Sword
Forged of Damascus steel, this splendid Mameluke presentation sabre was proudly carried by officers of the British Army during the early 19th century. The curved blade is richly deco...
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English Other Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Steel

Papal Tazza by KPM
By KPM Porcelain
Located in New Orleans, LA
Created for Pope Pius VII by the special order of King Friedrich Wilhelm III as a symbol of peace and friendship, this incredible, monumentally sized porcelain tazza was crafted by K...
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German Other Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Porcelain

French Bugbear Coconut Flask
Richly hand carved on one side with a portrait of Napoléon framed by flags and cannons and an image of a soldier feeding his dog on the other, this coconut shell "bugbear" flask woul...
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French Other Antique 19th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

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Coconut

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