IVAN49

Berlin,Germany

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JOSEF HOSPODKA vase, Chribska glassworks, Czech, 1960s -1970s - Art Glassin Art Glass
ARMORIAL PEWTER PLATE, SAXONY c.1750 
Miniature on ivory, tavern scene - Visual Artin Visual Art
Chinese carved jade pendants - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Flower planter watering figurines - Figurinesin Figurines
Sterling and gold pendant - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Porcelain planters designed by Otto Prutscher for the Wiener Werkstätte - Art Decoin Art Deco
General Pershing's WW I  bronze medal - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Orient & Flume 1984 hawthorn art glass vase / paperweight by Bruce Sillars - Art Glassin Art Glass
Bohemian spatter Glass Candy Jar - Franz Welz? - Art Glassin Art Glass

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  1. Bib clips were used to hold a napkin in place around a child's neck to serve as a bib. They were also sometimes called napkin hangers. Gothic letter is more likely ‚‚H‚‚ (the straight vertical line o...
  2. Hello, The maker is the firm Nussbaum & Hunold (Benjamin Nussbaum and Walter Hunold), Providence. RI, around 1920. Short lived partnership of Walter Hunold.
  3. Be careful when buying ancient items from Eastern Europe. Fakes are being produced in huge quantities, Roman, early Christian, Medieval. Artificial green patina created with chemicals. Only real exper...
  4. A stork holding a black eel is in the coat of arms of The Hague.
  5. G7S; Gerardus Schoorl registered in the cities of Zaandijk/Amsterdam & Haarlem date registered 1875/1914
  6. The firm is believed to have restyled to A.H. Darby and Son around 1941, thought to have been in business until the early 1960's.
  7. The maker is William Devenport (registered Nov 1901) Spencer Street, subsequently Northwood Street, Birmingham Date letter ``l`` for 1910-1911. Cheers
  8. Yes, impressive. Looks like Scandinavian (Norwegian) but difficult to tell without marks. Have you identify the country and the maker ? There are options for 3 more images, if you want to show us the ...
  9. Hi, Friedrich Wilhelm Grünewald, Bayreuth 1817 - 1886, Germany Three mark system was used in Germany as the guarantee of low lead, high tin alloy. Regards
  10. Hello Kai, I am happy to hear from you. Have tried to reach you via an old e-mail address. Now that you have answered here just forget my e-mail. In regard of your article, it is more than obvious a ...
  11. Thank you so much.
  12. Never mind, will not bother him with this. So, it`s Muster PN=III/2410 (9``) ? Various widths were executed, right ?
  13. Hello, Mine is exactly 9 inches or 23 cm. S0, PN III - 2410 was executed in various widths. The image from the catalog you posted says 8`` (8 inches ), your bowls are 6``, mine is 9 ``. But they ar...
  14. Hi, Help and clarification needed, please. Dr. K. M. Hasselbach included my bowl into his excellent article. Link to his article: http://www.loetz.com/featured-articles/a-study-of-loetz-cut-glass-...
  15. Is my bowl the same Muster PN III-2410/6" ? http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/23025-bohemian-cameo-bowl Dr. K. M. Hasselbach included the bowl into his excellent article. http://www.loetz.com...
  16. Hi, The maker is Egon Lauridsen, Copenhagen 1936 – 1966. Cheers
  17. 1950 - 1960
  18. Hi, The purse bears London Assay Office IMPORT mark and Paul Ettlinger`s mark is sponsor`s mark. (4, Holborn Circus, later, 176, Regent Street, London).The purse was made elsewhere and imported to U...
  19. Made by I. F.O.R. Via Nuova, 7 Roana, Vicenza province, known to be active between 1961 and end 1971.
  20. 200 quid maximum
  21. Btw. there was no need for testing. Fully marked British silver.
  22. It was made by George Unite, from c 1873 George Unite & Sons. Caroline Street, Birmingham, UK. Date letter for 1868. Lion passant for sterling, anchor mark for Birmingham, Victoria duty mark.
  23. Right, I thought she could travel directly to South Africa with British visa and maritime connections were much better than via Congo. But South Africa was already independent from UK at the time, for...
  24. Extremely interesting life saving route for young housekeeper. Did she enter Belgian Congo and South Africa ? I suppose she had to choose the closest location to South Africa (being fully sovereign fr...
  25. It`a Middle Eastern or North African. The inscription is in Arabic - at least a few letters are recognizable. Take a look here http://www.oldbeads.com/east.html
  26. vetraio50 Best wishes and happy new year.
  27. @keeno55 Right, looks like that. Had no idea they existed. http://saskmuseums.org/blog/entry/glass-grenade-style-fire-extinguisher-bombs-are-they-safe
  28. Kalk Porcelain Eisenberg, Thuringia Germany, or later production Take a look here http://www.worthpoint.com/blog-entry/all-marks-kalks-crossed-arrows-erich-stauffer-knockoffs And here: http://www....
  29. There are no over - glaze painted and under- glaze marks but try to look for impressed marks. They are easily overlooked and sometimes can be seen only under a particular angle. Magnifying glass is no...
  30. Ramekin holder http://nyeandcompany.com/auctions/112/ten-sterling-silver-ramekin-holders-with-2529438.html
  31. Dietz Company History http://www.lanternnet.com/history.htm
  32. It was a measuring instrument (the part with numbers was broken and missing). It might have been used for milk fat, wine, liqueur,wine alcohol content etc. The amount and specific gravity of the liqui...
  33. It`s Mashallah in Arabic calligraphy. Based on items by the same maker with multiple panels depicting crescent and star, as well as Hagia Sophia, it`s Turkish. Cannot be too old,though, as already me...
  34. I think white undercoated plates were bought elsewhere (most likely Germany having in mind ``Made in .....``) and decorated with over glaze enamel colors fired at much lower temperatures. It`s much ea...
  35. Bulgarian fake, not gold.
  36. Persian, not Turkish Ottoman. Silver fineness .875 (In Persian numerals ‚‚84‚‚ compare with Russian 84 zolotniki).)
  37. Take a closer look at the green triangle: it was printed over the crown and there is also ``Made in erased``. White porcelain plate was bought elsewhere and decorated in Ukraine.
  38. Not Russian. Made in Riga, Latvia’s capital, after 1957. Soviet Union, though.
  39. Unfortunately, cannot recognize the manufacturer.
  40. St.Michael (archangel)
  41. Hi, Take a look here: http://www.ascasonline.org/windowLUGLI74.html
  42. 'I ask you to put your trust in God. He will watch over you and strengthen you. You will find in this little Book guidance when you are in health, comfort when you are in sickness, and strength whe...
  43. The number on the hook is maker`s registered number (examples given in above link). Impossible to identify.
  44. Electro Plated Nickel Silver (EPNS). No maker`s mark. ``A1`` indicates the highest quality of electroplating.
  45. The law requiring the new format of the registration mark was enacted January 30, 1968, the " regolamento di attuazione" (putting into effect regulation) was issued on 30 12 1970, and published in the...
  46. If you rotate the second image (it`s upside down) the first letter is ``L`` (Lamed) the lower letter is either ``M`` (Mem) or ``S`` (Samekh) and smaller ``A`` (Aleph) on the left. Israeli silversmith...
  47. Hi, There are a few letters in Hebrew and the mark can be found here: http://www.925-1000.com/foreign_marks2.html most likely made in Israel
  48. Hi, Spoons were taken to the assay office before enameling. Although closer to the bowl, hammering marks on enameled spoons would be unsafe for obvious reasons (enamel would crack). Meaning, the spoo...
  49. Hi, It`s Iona spinning ring. Cannot see the marks properly but I opt for Edinburgh assay office and the maker ``HJ`` is Hebridean Jewellery (registered Apr 1973) Iochdar, South Uist, Scotland http:...
  50. 1845 - 1850 Birthday gift.
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