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ANTIQUES , ASIAN, FIREARMS, BOOKS, CAMERAS JEWELRY AUCTION

by Embassy Auctions International

Platinum House

230 lots with images

March 20, 2013

Live Auction

5336 Mine Road

Kinzers, PA, 17535 USA

Phone: 717-442-8529

Email: embassyauctions@hotmail.com

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Italian Gesso Over Wood Box Early 20th Century

Lot 1: Italian Gesso Over Wood Box Early 20th Century

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Description: 4 1/4” Long X 3” Wide X 1 3/4” Tall. Early 20th Century Italian Gesso over Wood Box. Pin Hinges. Portrait of Baby Jesus in Swaddling Clothes. Good Condition with loss to the Gesso and some signs of wear. (See Pictures)

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Lot of Apache Native American Arrowheads

Lot 2: Lot of Apache Native American Arrowheads

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Description: Huge Lot of 45+ Apache Native American Arrowheads. In case with glass front. Great Condition.

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Framed Native American Arrowheads

Lot 3: Framed Native American Arrowheads

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Description: 15 1/2” X 12 1/2” Frame. Huge Lot of Native American Arrowheads and Hunting Knife. Were found on Hennery Island, Susquehanna River, Lancaster County, Pa. 1933-1942. Provenance on reverse. Great Condition

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Lot of 2 Victorian Baby Rattles

Lot 4: Lot of 2 Victorian Baby Rattles

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Description: One 5” Silver Plate and Bone Handled Victorian Baby Rattle. One 3 3/4” Brass and Wood Victorian Baby Rattle. Both are in Great Condition with some signs of wear. (See Pictures)

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Lot of 3 Ambrotypes/Dagguerotypes w/ Cases

Lot 5: Lot of 3 Ambrotypes/Dagguerotypes w/ Cases

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Description: Larger one measures 3 3/4” X 3 1/4”. Small on measures 3” X 2 1/2”. Three Ambrotypes/Daguerrotypes. Larger Ones case is in rough condition with the top cover no longer attached. Other two cases are in Good condition but are also coming loose. (See Pictures) All three are of Well Dressed Men. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Spongeware Batter Pitcher

Lot 6: Vintage Spongeware Batter Pitcher

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Description: 6 3/4” Tall X 5” Diameter. Vintage Spongeware Batter Pitcher. Great Condition with crack/repair at the handle. (See Pictures)

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Antique F. McKinney's Mead Bottle RARE

Lot 7: Antique F. McKinney's Mead Bottle RARE

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Description: 9 1/2” Tall X 3 3/4” Diameter. Antique F. McKinneys Mead Bottle. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rare Bottle. Great Condition with crazing and a chip on back of bottle. (See Pictures)

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Antique G.S. Twitchell Stoneware Beer Bottle

Lot 8: Antique G.S. Twitchell Stoneware Beer Bottle

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Description: 10” Tall X 3 3/4” Diameter. G.S. Twitchell Successor to G. Whittemore Stoneware Beer Bottle. Great Condition with crazing.

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Vintage Northern Electric Desk Telephone

Lot 9: Vintage Northern Electric Desk Telephone

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Description: Vintage Northern Electric Desk/Table Rotary Telephone. Made in Canada. Great Condition with some tape on front dial. (See Pictures)

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Unusual Large Ornate Silver Plate Centerpiece

Lot 10: Unusual Large Ornate Silver Plate Centerpiece

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Description: 11 1/2” Tall X 8” Wide without detachable arms. The arms come away from the middle section approx. 7”. Very unusual and ornate Silver Plate Centerpiece with four detachable arms. Looks as if some sort of glass dish/candle holder went to the large opening at the top and then matching glass pieces went into the openings at the end of each arm. Unable to find any markings. Great condition with some signs of wear. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Block Pattern Quilt

Lot 11: Vintage Block Pattern Quilt

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Description: 6' 2” X 6' 2”. Block Pattern Quilt. Many different and colorful styles of Fabric. Great Condition with some wear and staining. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Patchwork Style Quilt

Lot 12: Vintage Patchwork Style Quilt

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Description: 6' X 5'. Vintage Patchwork Design Quilt. Many different colors and patch shapes. Good Condition with some wear and staining. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Appliquéd Pinwheel Pattern Quilt

Lot 13: Vintage Appliquéd Pinwheel Pattern Quilt

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Description: 7' 3” X 7' Appliquéd Pinwheel Pattern Quilt. Many Bright Colors. Solid Color Reverse. Great Condition with some light small stains. (See Pictures)

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Centennial Table Scarf Washington & Independence

Lot 14: Centennial Table Scarf Washington & Independence

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Description: Approx. 36” X 19”. Believed to be a Centennial Table Scarf 1876. Embroidered on the Table Scarf says: “The Independence of The United States of America Declared July, 4 1776”. Also embroidered writing saying, “Washington Elected President of the Federation March 1789, E Pluribus Unim”. Seems to be a thicker linen and some of the frills are a bit dry. We believe this piece to be Centennial from 1876. The table scarf is in Good condition with creasing from it being stored folded as well as light fraying. (See Pictures to determine age and condition)

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Fanner MFG Co. Crescent Waffler No. 8

Lot 15: Fanner MFG Co. Crescent Waffler No. 8

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Description: Fanner MFG. Co., Cleveland, Ohio. Cast Iron Crescent Waffle Maker. No. 8. Good Condition with some wear and surface rust. (See Pictures)

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Wood Working Duck Decoy

Lot 16: Wood Working Duck Decoy

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Description: Approx. 13” Longest X 7 “ Widest X 6” Tallest. Wood Working Duck Decoy. Cast Iron and Leather on bottom. Great Condition with some minor signs of wear. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Cast Iron Parrot Bottle Openers & Bird

Lot 17: Vintage Cast Iron Parrot Bottle Openers & Bird

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Description: 2 Circa 1950-60's Cast Iron Parrot Bottle Openers. Both are approx. 5” Tall. One circa 1900's Cast Iron Chick/Sparrow. Approx. 3 1/4” Tall. Both are in Great Condition with some minor Paint Loss. (See Pictures)

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Vintage Cast Iron Amish Family & Banthrico Bank

Lot 18: Vintage Cast Iron Amish Family & Banthrico Bank

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Description: Circa 1940-50's Cast Iron Amish Family Figures. Mother and Father are Approx. 4 1/2” Tall and the Children are approx. 2 1/2”Tall. All four figures are in Great Condition with minor paint loss. (See Pictures) Vintage Banthrico “Save For A Home” Bank. 3 1/2” Long X 2 1/4” Wide X 2 3/4” Tall. Good Condition with some surface rust on bottom and needs cleaned. (See Pictures)

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2 Vintage Swiss Music Boxes

Lot 19: 2 Vintage Swiss Music Boxes

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Description: 1.) 6 1/2” X 4 3/4” X 2 3/5” Swiss Music Box “The Happy Wanderer”, Good working condition with wear/staining to the wood and bottom panel is coming loose. (See Pictures) 2.) 4 3/4” X 3 1/2” X 2 1/4” Swiss Music Box with carved floral decoration on top, “Weggiser Song”. Good condition and does not stop playing once lid is closed.

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Pair of Antique Brass Push Up Candlesticks

Lot 20: Pair of Antique Brass Push Up Candlesticks

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Description: 9 1/2” Tall and 4” Diameter Base. Pair of Antique Brass Push Up Candlesticks. Both are in Good Used condition with some bending and cracks to the top and one of the push up parts is missing on the bottom of one of the Candlesticks. (See Pictures)

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Lot of 3 Vintage Boxes Wooden & Leather

Lot 21: Lot of 3 Vintage Boxes Wooden & Leather

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Description: 1.) 8” Long X 3” High X 5 1/2” Deep, Wood Letter Box with lock, missing key. Great Condition with some minor signs of wear. 2.) 4 3/4” Long X 1 1/4” High X 3 3/4” Deep, Inlaid Wooden Box for Cigarettes or Playing Cards, Nice inlaid scene. Good Condition with some wear and chips to the wood. 3.) 3 1/4” Long X 1 1/4” High X 1 3/4” Deep, Leather Trinket Box, Made in Italy. Great Condition with light signs of wear.

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German Tramp Art Hinged Top Box Dated 1908

Lot 22: German Tramp Art Hinged Top Box Dated 1908

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Description: 13” X 9” X 5 1/2”. Very Nice German Tramp Art Box. Has German writing on the front as well as the date 1908. Is lined and still has it's mirror intact. All the hinges are in good working condition. Overall that Tramp Art Box is in Great Condition with some small areas of damage including chips, splits. (See Pictures)

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Imari Plate and Blue & White Scalloped Bowl

Lot 23: Imari Plate and Blue & White Scalloped Bowl

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Description: 8" diameter x 1 1/4" tall Imari porcelain plate, unmarked. 6" X 2 1/4" tall blue and white scalloped edge transfer ware bowl with floral, and patterned design decorations, heavy footrim , unmarked. Both in great condition.

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Guan Yao Nei Zao Vase

Lot 24: Guan Yao Nei Zao Vase

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Description: 4 1/2" tall x 2 3/8" diameter, hand painted vase decorated with flowers and a bird. Red base mark Guan Yao Nei Zao meaning 'Imperial Kiln for Inner Palace'. Mark occurs in-between c. 1890 to 1903. Great condition. Gold rim is worn off.

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Lehman LGB #4076 2 Bay Hopper Car w/ Coal

Lot 25: Lehman LGB #4076 2 Bay Hopper Car w/ Coal

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Description: Lehman LGB #4076 2 Bay Hopper Car with Coal Load. East Broad Tap. With Box. Great Condition.

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Lehman LGB #3006 Railroad #1 Coach Car

Lot 26: Lehman LGB #3006 Railroad #1 Coach Car

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Description: Lehman LGB #3006 Dodge City and Great Western Railroad # Coach Car. With Box. Great Condition.

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Railway Express Agency Pennsylvania Caboose

Lot 27: Railway Express Agency Pennsylvania Caboose

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Description: Railway Express Agency Pennsylvania Brown Caboose with lights. New in Box. REA 42104. Box is in Good Condition with some wear. (See Pictures.

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P.E. Guerin Antique Expandable Book Holder

Lot 28: P.E. Guerin Antique Expandable Book Holder

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Description: Antique Rare P.E. Guerin (1857-2013) NY Expandable Brass Book Holder/Rack. Expands from 13” to 21”. Marked. Great Condition with minor signs of use and wear. (See Pictures)

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W.M. Beatty & Son Draw Knife Chester Pa.

Lot 29: W.M. Beatty & Son Draw Knife Chester Pa.

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Description: Early 14 3/4” Beatty & Son Draw Knife. Chester Pa. Great Condition with usual signs of wear.

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Two Chinese Carved Stone Seals

Lot 30: Two Chinese Carved Stone Seals

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Description: 2 7/8" tall X 5 /8" square, hand carved stone seals decorated with a mythological creatures on top, similarly carved with different seals. Both in great condition.

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Jade Ruyi on Stand and Bronze Alligator

Lot 31: Jade Ruyi on Stand and Bronze Alligator

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Description: Lot of two. A 5" X 1" X 1" hand carved jade Ruyi decorated with dragon head and a reticulated lizard on a wood stand. 3 1/4" bronze alligator with an open mouth. Both pieces in great condition.

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Chinese Porcelain Serving Plate

Lot 32: Chinese Porcelain Serving Plate

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Description: 11 1/2" diameter X 1 3/4" tall, porcelain plate decorated with center cartouche of a lotus flower, mixed patterned and floral designs all in green, gold rim, heavy footrim, unmarked. Great condition with minor age wear.

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Hand Carved Ivory 'Men in a Boat'

Lot 33: Hand Carved Ivory 'Men in a Boat'

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Description: 3 1/4" long X 1" tall x 3/4" wide, Chinese hand carved ivory boat with five men, very detailed. Carving on a fitted stand that looks to be Zitan. Carving is marked on bottom. Carving in excellent condition. `

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Two Porcelain Foo Dogs Statues

Lot 34: Two Porcelain Foo Dogs Statues

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Description: Two Porcelain Chinese foo dogs glazed in the signature turquoise blue that is a hallmark of early Chinese ceramics. 8 1/4" tall X 3 1/2" statue with a square base, right paw is resting on what appears to be a baby foo dog. Reminates of felt pads on an unmarked bottom. 5 3/4" tall X 2 1/2" statue with a 'drum' base that is also unmarked. Both are in great condition with heavy crazing, larger one has a small crack on his lower teeth.

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Pair Red Clay 'Gold' Foo Dogs

Lot 35: Pair Red Clay 'Gold' Foo Dogs

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Description: 3 3/4" tall X 3 1/8' long X 2" wide, Pair of Chinese heavy red clay Foo Dog statues in a flat matte gold, these 'bookends' are similar except one has an open mouth the other is closed. They have what appears to be a spot for a candle. Both are unmarked and in great condition.

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Blue Willow Plate and Phoenix Bowl

Lot 36: Blue Willow Plate and Phoenix Bowl

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Description: 9 1/4" diameter X 1" tall porcelain plate decorated in a blue willow variant with rice pattern, unmarked, unglazed footrim, good condition with a number of rim chips. 6 1/2" diameter X 1 3/8" tall porcelain bowl decorated with stylized phoenix and clouds in blue, heavy footrim, marked, in great condition.

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Set of Imari Bowls, Plates and Serving Tray

Lot 37: Set of Imari Bowls, Plates and Serving Tray

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Description: Lot of nine. Matching set of four 9 1/8" diameter X 2" tall bowls and four 10 1/8" diameter X 1 1/4" tall plates and a 13 3/4" X 1 1/4" tall oval serving tray. Each has a large center cartouche of a landscape scene, rims have four small cartouches with floral and patterned designs between. All have heavy footrims, undersides are decorated with stylized bats and marked in center in iron red. (two bowls are unmarked). Great condition with a bowl having a spider crack, a plate with a spider, another plate has a spider and a large rim chip.

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Asian Child's Jacket

Lot 38: Asian Child's Jacket

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Description: A child's quilted pink jacket decorated with embroidered flowers and leaves on the collar. Three material ties closures. No markers tag. Good condition, shows age with discoloration and w few wear spots.

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Asian Woman Coat

Lot 39: Asian Woman Coat

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Description: A Woman's coat made of a satin material with a landscape scene design (similar to a blue willow variant), sheep's wool liner, metal acorn buttons, no markers tag. Good condition with use wear, a few loose stitches, liner has some holes, separation and loss.

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Asian Watercolor Scroll

Lot 40: Asian Watercolor Scroll

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Description: 17" X 25" watercolor and a 11" X 17" panel with a poem, both mounted to a 21" X 55" scroll. Watercolor of Kwan Yin looking at a Lotus flower held in her left hand, crown of symbols with fire back grounds. Two chop marks in red. Upper panel also has two chops in red. Great condition with creases. Scroll has some edge loss.

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Antelma Santini Bust on Marble Italy

Lot 41: Antelma Santini Bust on Marble Italy

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Description: Approx. 14” Tall X 9” Wide X 4” Deep. Looks to be a Bust of Bacchus the Greek God of Wine. Looks to be made of Resin or Ceramic. On a Marble Base. Stamped Antelma Santini (1896- ) Italy. Great Condition

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French Hand Painted Porcelain Figural Lamp

Lot 42: French Hand Painted Porcelain Figural Lamp

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Description: 9” Tallest X 7 1/2” Widest. French Hand Painted Porcelain Figural Lamp with Brass Base. Lighted inside of the Brass Base. Works. Great Condition with some minor paint loss and small chips to the porcelain flowers. (See Pictures)

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Lot of 3 European Hand Painted Porcelain Plates

Lot 43: Lot of 3 European Hand Painted Porcelain Plates

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Description: Lot of 3 7” Hand Painted Porcelain Plates. All are Hand Painted with very nice European Countryside Scenes. Marked and Hallmarked on the reverse. All are in Great Condition.

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Hand Painted Dresser Tray France

Lot 44: Hand Painted Dresser Tray France

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Description: 10” X 7 1/2”. Hand Painted Dresser Tray. Marked France. Painted with a nice floral scene and gold border. Excellent condition with some light paint loss.

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Victorian Apothecary Jar Set Hand Painted

Lot 45: Victorian Apothecary Jar Set Hand Painted

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Description: 4 Piece Victorian (1880-1900's) Apothecary Jar Set. Hand Blown. Hand Painted. Largest measures 10 1/2” Tall X 5 1/2” Diameter. Smallest measures 5” Tall X 2 3/4” Diameter. All are in Great Condition with minor paint loss and chipping to bottom of the stoppers.

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Victorian Drink Set w/ Pitcher & 5 Tumblers

Lot 46: Victorian Drink Set w/ Pitcher & 5 Tumblers

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Description: Victorian Drink Set. Hand Painted with Enamel Beading. Hand Blown. 9 3/4” Tall Ruffled Rim Pitcher. 5 4” Tall Tumblers. Great Condition with Minor Paint Loss.

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Don Juan by Lord Byron 1822 6 Vol

Lot 47: Don Juan by Lord Byron 1822 6 Vol

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Description: Don Juan by Lord Byron. London: Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. 1822. All 16 Cantos in 6 Volumes. Hard Leather Cover. All 6 Books are in Poor condition with loose/not intact covers, ripped pages, stains, lots of wear. (See Pictures)

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Restauri Della Roma Imperiale Roma 1924

Lot 48: Restauri Della Roma Imperiale Roma 1924

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Description: Restauri Della Roma Imperiale (Restoration of Imperial Rome) by Giuseppe Gatteschi. With the current states and text explained in a hundred illustrated plates. Rome 1924. Hard Cover. Embossed front cover. Good Condition with wear to the cover and some discolorations on pages. (See Pictures)

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1978 Indian Tribes of North America 2 Vol

Lot 49: 1978 Indian Tribes of North America 2 Vol

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Description: History of the Indian Tribes of North America with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty Portraits from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington. By Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. 1978 Two Volumes. Kent: Published by Volair Limited. With Slipcase. Excellent Condition with little to no signs of wear.

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1930 Victor Hugo Notre-Dame De Paris 2 Vol

Lot 50: 1930 Victor Hugo Notre-Dame De Paris 2 Vol

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Description: Victor Hugo Notre-Dame De Paris Translated by Jessie Haynes, with a Critical Introduction by Andrew Lang and with Wood-Cut Illustrations by Frans Masereel. Volumes 1 and 2. Paris, Printed by R. Coulouma for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1930. Wrap Style Cover. Books are in Good Condition with loose binding, small tears to edges, some small writing. (See Pictures)

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