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Period: Early 20th Century
Rare Liminaire Filagree Floor Fan Lamp
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a 1920’s Victor Luminaire electric funeral parlor fan lamp. The fan was made by the Cincinnati Victor Co. and for funeral homes and used to display the deceased. The purpose ...
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American Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Antique American Sears WaterWitch Outboard Motor on Custom-Made Stand Ca. 1930's
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique American "WaterWitch" Outboard Boat Motor Retailed by Sears, Roebuck & Co., Mounted on Custom-Made Stand, Circa 1930-1940 Once a working motor, this piece has been restored ...
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American Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum

The Natural House Frank Lloyd Wright
Located in Richmond, VA
Vintage hardback coffee table book featuring the concept for a natural house by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. By Frank Lloyd Wright, published in 1954. First edition, 223 pages. "...
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Mid-Century Modern Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Very Long Racing Scull or Oar from Eton College Windsor
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Very Long Racing Scull or Oar from Eton College Windsor This is a fine quality extra long oar from Eton College, the spoon or blade has blue chevrons painted on it and the long a...
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Folk Art Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ash

Antique Scientific Showpiece, Bone Cut of the Human Foot, ca. 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique visual aid of a longitudinal bone cut of the human foot. Genuine bone mounted on cardboard with handpainted structure of cartilage and tendons. With German explanation. Pu...
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German Early Victorian Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bone

French Louis Philippe Miniature Sample Commode
Located in Winter Park, FL
A French Louis Philippe style miniature commode, or sample chest made of beautiful book matched veneer of walnut. Four dovetailed drawers with blue velvet lined interior. Original br...
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French Louis Philippe Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Walnut

Early 20th Century Flapper's Woolen Swim Suit, circa 1920s
Located in Nantucket, MA
Early 20th Century Flapper's woolen swim suit, circa 1920s, a Roaring 20s period woolen one-piece woman's bathing suit with classic Art Deco stripes The suit has muted black, green, ...
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American Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wool

Antique Catholic Reliquary Box Crucifix Pendant with Relics of Saint Catherine
Located in Nuernberg, DE
This antique reliquary contains relics of Saint Alexander and Agnus Dei. It is made of Brass metal. Its 2" high (with hanger) in size, that making it easily worn. You can easily hang...
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Italian Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Royal Crown Derby Rare Antique Imari Pattern Porcelain Bell
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very rare antique porcelain imari pattern bell by Royal Crown Derby and dating from 1904. The bell has a traditional bell shaped body with molded and finely decorated patterning in...
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English Art Nouveau Antique Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Porcelain

Jewish Ritual Objet TOTEM
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Jewish ritual objet Besamin TOTEM Silver spice tower Origin Germany Circa 1900 at its base it has the silver seals Possibly a flag missing 95 g of weight.
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German Neoclassical Antique Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Photography Panoramic 1921 Black and White Police Force Riot Squad Quincy Mass
Located in Savannah, GA
Large size black and white panoramic photograph featuring over sixty officers and riot squad, two police wagons and motorcycles. Entitled "Quincy Police Force with Riot Squad 1921, M...
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American Other Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Photography Panoramic 1922 Black and White Pennsylvania Fireman DuBois Hose Co.
Located in Savannah, GA
Large black and white panorama photograph featuring forty-six members of the J.E. DuBois Hose Company pictured with their Bureau of Fire, DuBois, PA firetruck. Dated August 17, 1922....
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American Industrial Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Three Original Polo Paintings by George Rowlandson
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
A Polo triptych by George Rowlandson. A rare set of three original polo watercolours (gouache*), each signed with the initials 'G.D.R.' A single original oak frame with a oak triple...
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English Sporting Art Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Paper

Antique English Edwardian Sterling Silver Teddy Bear Rattle
Located in New York, NY
Edwardian sterling silver teddy bear rattle. Made by William Vale & Sons in Birmingham in 1909. Seated ursine figure with jangly bells loose-mounted to hind paws. Mother-of-pearl rin...
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English Edwardian Antique Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sterling Silver

Antique Black Forest Deer Antler Trophy on Wood Carved Plaque, Austria, 1921
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A beautiful antique Black Forest deer antler trophy on hand carved, Black Forest wooden plaque. A nice addition to your hunters loge, Cabin or just to display it in your house. Found...
Category

Austrian Black Forest Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Antler

Equestrian Desk Piece, Vienna Bronze Foxes, Cold Painted, Horseshoe
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Antique Austrian fox desk piece, ash tray, pin tray Austrian/Vienna cold painted bronze fox and her two cubs mounted on green onyx base. The horse shoe shaped base with original bai...
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Austrian Sporting Art Antique Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Onyx, Bronze

Antique Bird Print, Signed by Archibald Thorburn, Partridge, Spring
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Signed Game Bird By Archibald Thorburn. A game bird colotype print by Archibald Thorburn, titled 'Spring'. This is a single picture from a set of four called 'The Seasons'. Each sea...
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British Sporting Art Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper, Paint, Giltwood

Antique Van Melles Large Toffee Store Display Advertising Tin with Arabic Motif
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique Van Melles store display tin was made in Amsterdam in approximately 1925 in the period Art Deco style. The tin is half moon shaped with a hinged lid with a fold over cla...
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Dutch Art Deco Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

Pair of Gilt Bronze Gothic Revival Altar Pricket Candlesticks w. Lion Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stunning pair of Flemish, Medieval Style candlesticks with crouching lions. If you are looking for the best quality and best condition antiques only then this rare pair cou...
Category

European Gothic Revival Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Impressive One of a Kind Antique Drawing of Christ Suffering, after F. Ittenbach
Located in Lisse, NL
Great quality and excellent condition antique drawing of Jesus in the original wooden frame. Franz Ittenbach of Germany (1813-1879) was a highly skilled painter and draftsman and hi...
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Belgian Renaissance Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Vintage French Toy "Les Acrobates", circa 1920
By G. Doloy
Located in Incline Village, NV
Rare 100 year old French toy in it's original box depicting two acrobats attached to a wire frame with brown barrel weights, cascading down a green metal ladder. Once assembled (loop...
Category

French Folk Art Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Tin

Large, Good Condition and Stylish Antique English Victorian Oak Wall Barometer
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning design and top quality executed antique barometer. This late 19th-early 20th century, English manufactured wall barometer has everything that makes an antique worthwhile. F...
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English Victorian Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Neoclassical Revival Hand Painted Satinwood Miniature Bureau
Located in London, GB
A neoclassical Revival Satinwood and hand painted Miniature Bureau In the Adams Manner Constructed from lustrous satinwood and crossbanded with tulipwood veneers and ebony strin...
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English Neoclassical Revival Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Satinwood, Tulipwood, Paint

English Mid-20th Century Nautical Table Lamp
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Vintage nautical ships telegraph table lamp The ships telegraph is mounted as a lamp, on a mahogany, brass and painted iron base.     
Category

English Folk Art Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass, Iron

Rare and Unusual Early 20th Century Taxidermy Fox
Located in Dublin, IE
A rare and unusual early 20th Century stuffed taxidermy fox bentwood umbrella stand. This superb example of a red fox set in rampant pose leaning against a tree stump with bentwood s...
Category

English Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Copper

Monumental Floor Standing Brass Butcher Scale
Located in Cheshire, GB
A large set of floor standing brass balance scales and graduated weights with bullhead terminal above the circular column, to the platform base with fourteen graduated compartments f...
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Spanish Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

Rococo Style Carved Oak-Wood Barometer with Thermometer
Located in Barntrup, DE
This barometer features a beautifully carved oak-wood frame with Rococo or Louis XV style leaf and rocaille details. Above the barometer, there is a thermometer in Celsius degrees. E...
Category

European Rococo Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Oak

Rene Lalique Barrette Oiseaux Hair Clip or Brooch
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Rene Lalique Barrette Oiseaux hair clip or brooch. Clear glass, with green backing to give the glass colour. This pattern features birds in flight. Set in gold coloured mount with pi...
Category

French Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass

Cigar Humidor in the Form of an Icebox
Located in Essex, MA
Rectangular form with nickel plated mounts with door marked on inside " Porcelain Cigar Case" Made by Wilke Mfg Co, Anderson Indiana.
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American Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

Gymnastic Bench
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A leather covered gymnastics bench on splayed, leather-clad, ebonized pine legs with patinated cast iron feet.
Category

American Industrial Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Lot of Four Tinsel Christmas Ornaments Vintage German
Located in Nuernberg, DE
A rare collection of four feather tree tinsel ornaments. These ornaments, were made from tinsel and wire, would be a great antique addition for your Christmas, feather tree or sittin...
Category

German Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wire

Large and Stylized Arts and Crafts Quality Metal and Solid Brass Wall Crucifix
Located in Lisse, NL
Artistic and impressive sculpture of Christ on the cross. This unique and large Arts & Crafts crucifix dates from the early 1900s and its look and feel is unlike anything you ever s...
Category

European Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Brass

Antique Wooden Shoe Forms with Handles, c.1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
Original pairs of cobbler's wooden shoe forms. They have retained their original finish and have the appropriate wear. Creator unknown. Date of manufacture c.1920 Materials and ...
Category

Industrial Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Beech, Maple

Art Deco Hammered Iron Menorah in the Manner of Edgar Brandt, 1920s
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Art Deco / Secessionist period Menorah in hammered iron, with scrollwork and stylized spiral decoration, on a circular foot. In the manner of Edgar Brandt hammered candelabra.
Category

French Art Deco Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wrought Iron

Desk Register from Buffalo Bill's Hotel in the Rockies
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Buffalo Bill's desk register used at the Irma Hotel, including a double inkwell, hotel bell, envelope holder, pen holder, two envelopes, baggage claim tag, and register. Pen entries ...
Category

American Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Collection of Leather Bound Art Deco Photo Albums of European Travel
Located in Atlanta, GA
Collection of Leather Bound Art Deco Photo Albums of European Travel, the actual albums are probably French, circa 1920's. They document fabulous trips throughout Europe in the 1920'...
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French Art Deco Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Paper

Tobacco Jar Wood Carved Black Forest Brienz German Antique, 1900s
Located in Nuernberg, DE
Classic early 1900s Black Forest Brienz wood carved Tobacco Jar. Nice addition to your room or just for use it on your desk. Found at an estate sale in Nuremberg, Germany.
Category

German Black Forest Antique Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

Anatomical Plaque by New York Scientific Supply Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand painted, plaster, anatomical plate by New York Scientific Supply Co. depicting the musculature and circulatory systems of the face and head on a wood plaque.
Category

American Industrial Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Plaster

Religious Art Deco Birth of Christ Painting with Jozef and Mary and Angels
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare oil on canvas 'Christmas painting' with signature. This one of a kind and meaningful 1920's Art Deco painting of the birth of Christ is a real joy to own and look at, especiall...
Category

European Art Deco Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Canvas, Paint

Antique Iron Bird Cage with Lattice-Work Dome
Located in Great Barrington, MA
The antique painted iron bird cage has slats and a lattice-work dome. The door slides up and down. There are a wide swing, and a perch to which two iron feeding bowls are attached. T...
Category

European Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Dental Phantom Head, Mounted on an Iron Display Stand, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century aluminum and bronze dental articulator or phantom head, mounted on an iron display stand, circa 1910.
Category

North American Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Aluminum, Bronze, Iron

Vintage Leather Medicine Ball, 1930s Germany
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
The medicine ball is part of a big collection from the 1920s-1930s, the time of the first gym enthusiasts in Germany. The ball is handmade and filled with horse hair. All balls are i...
Category

German Bauhaus Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Antique Arts & Crafts Oak Cross and Bronzed Metal Corpus of Christ Crucifix
Located in Lisse, NL
Stylish and quality handcrafted, early 1900s crucifix. This very good quality crucifix comes with an incredibly detailed corpus and head of Christ and a striking, solid oak wooden c...
Category

Dutch Arts and Crafts Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Spelter

Antique Snooker Balls in Oak Snooker Ball Case with Triangle
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Oak triangular snooker ball case. A portable, triangular, oak snooker ball box with brass fittings. The top bearing a circular brass plaque within a triangular fielded panel. The ba...
Category

British Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Oak

"Tapis, Presentes Par Leon Moussinac" Art Deco Carpet and Rug Designs
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Loose leaf folio of plates of Art Deco design carpets and rugs which was published in 1925. Title page, introduction (in French) and list of plates of which we have only 49 from the ...
Category

Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

Large Early 20th C, Wooden Foundry Mold, c.1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
About Large industrial wood mold used to make metal parts. The piece consists of two halves when joined together create a manufacturing part. Each piece has a metal identification...
Category

Industrial Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Architects Model, Wooden Construction,Maitrise,Miniature Model
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Sculptural wooden Maitrise, France made of Fruitwood, probably a study of a wooden construction of a roof, great scale and remarkable details, great used Patina, 1920.   
Category

French Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Fruitwood

Art Nouveau Desk Clip
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa early 20th century Art Nouveau style desk clip made of Iron. It depicts a woman's face and a clover made from her hair. Please note of wear consistent with age including patina...
Category

Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Iron

Antique Religious Bronze Wall Plaque of Holy Mary and Child after Donatello
Located in Lisse, NL
Symbolic and meaningful work of religious art. Since the original by Donatello is in a museum somewhere, this beautiful bronze wall plaque 'after Donatello' is the best specimen you...
Category

French Renaissance Revival Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Folk Art Naïve Oil on Board Painting of the Titanic, circa 1922
Located in London, GB
We are proud to offer a circa 1922 Folk Art naïve oil on board painting of the Titanic. Painting on an original Rowntree’s shipping carton. This painting on the Titanic shows 2 ships...
Category

British Folk Art Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Two Similar Antique Motor Boat Models, Priced Individually
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Pair of similar flat hull motor boat models hand crafted with mahogany, retaining their original paint and presented on custom wood stands. Priced individually. Measures: Front M...
Category

American Edwardian Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mahogany

Collection 1900s Edwardian Miniature Tin Toy Farm Animals People and Park Trees
Located in Haarlem, NL
Large collection of tin 1900s Edwardian miniature toy figures. A few tin houses a shed, gazebo's, flower arches, lots of trees and shrubs. Dovecote, pretty fences, a bench, a parro...
Category

British Edwardian Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Tin

Set of Old Religious Books circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Set of old books dating from the 19th century. From an old protestant library near Le Havre in France. These beautiful books are perfect to fill a nice library.
Category

French Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

1 Volume, Herbert W. Gleeson, Through The Year with Thoreau
Located in New York, NY
1 volume. Herbert W. Gleeson. Through The Year with Thoreau. Bound in full blue morocco by Asprey. Marbled Endpapers. All edges gilt. Raised bands. Gilt on spine and front cover. Ill...
Category

American Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather

Rene Lalique Green Glass 'Feuilles De Lierre' Necklace
Located in Chelmsford, Essex
Rene Lalique green glass 'Feuilles De Lierre' leaves necklace. Necklace features 19 green glass ivy leaves, strung onto a silk cord. Book reference: Marcilhac 1505. Dimensions given ...
Category

French Art Nouveau Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass

Cox and Stevens Blueprint of Yacht Robador
Located in Norwell, MA
Blueprint of the 184 foot motor yacht "Robador" from the offices of yacht broker Cox and Stevens of Fifth Avenue New York. Deck plan shows three levels in great detail showing the la...
Category

Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

German Church Pews, Benches, Set of 4
Located in Dusseldorf, DE
Set of 4 (4-seat) church pews from the "Herz Jesu Kirche" in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Category

German Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood, Oak

Two Sided Cotton Beacon Blanket, circa 1920
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Two sided cotton beacon blanket with geometric designs. Good condition, slight fade one corner not distracting. Period: circa 1920 Origin: Beacon Size: 64" x 70".    Southwestern, ...
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American Vintage Early 20th Century Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Cotton

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