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  1. 99% certain the portrait is of Arturo Toscanini, world famous Conductor. \ Looks like it is an original Pastel Drawing, not a print. I cannot comment on value. Hope this helps.
  2. This might be a hint:"KEN ROSEN Executive Producer/ Head of Programming Ken Rosen is a multiple Emmy award winning producer and a master storyteller. " Here: http://madavesports.com/team/ken-rosen/...
  3. I'll just add my 2 cents. I think this dates from the Post WWI era, early to late 20s. Could be French, but also think mid European, German or Austria. The painter was very accomplished. If I had i...
  4. I am 99% certain that this an African loom for making fabric. Take a look at this: http://www.jta-lamart.com/store.php?crn=254&rn=2070&action=show_detail I hope this helps.
  5. Sorry that should read: Hindenburg's face is very broad with small forehead. Otto von Bismarck has a more narrow face with tall forehead. I have been wrong before, so I might stand corrected.
  6. 99.9% Bismarck's face is very broad with small forehead. Otto von Bismarck has a more narrow face with tall forehead. I have been wrong before, so I might stand corrected.
  7. I am not an expert, but I will offer some opinions. I think the tile originates from Delft Holland (Netherlands). It is a European view of how China would have looked. My best guess is that it dates...
  8. This is a Soviet Russian Wood Engraved Print, not a drawing. The total edition is 150, this is number 29. I cannot read Russian hand writing so I cannot tell who the artist is. It is a high quality...
  9. The portrait is of Otto von Bismarck "Prussian statesman who dominated German and European affairs with his conservative policies from the 1860s to his dismissal in 1890 by Emperor Wilhelm II." Wikip...
  10. The artist is John Witt, you can read about him here http://www.expeditionarycenter.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123128663 about 1/2 way down page there is a biography.
  11. Wow, sorry, was busy researching and did not refresh. anyway good answer scottvez.
  12. The Army Helmet with the Wings is the symbol used during World War One by the US Army Motor Transport Corps. The Indian in the star is a symbol of the 2nd Infantry Division, though I cannot explain wh...
  13. It is called a Candle Wick Trimmer.
  14. My best guess is that this is a portrait of Brahms the much loved German Composer. I hope this helps a little in your search.
  15. Just some thoughts. I have this great book: So Crazy Japanese Toys!. Your toy would definitely fit in with the others shown on the pages. I am pretty certain it is not shown in the book. So I am gu...
  16. " liquor type holder??" That is a very good guess. The screen portion on the bottom reminds me of the protective screens put around Seltzer bottles sometimes. Though a nice bottle of Scotch would l...
  17. My family "inherited" a similar table when we moved into a house. Very clever design. I'm 99% certain it a picnic table, probably made around 1900 to 1910. It would be easy to put it in a carriage, wa...
  18. Hello, here is my 2 cents on the Owl design. I think it is based on the popular book Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear. The book's last lines were: And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, T...
  19. The upper symbol "The 89th Infantry Division, known as the "Rolling W," was an infantry unit of the United States Army that was activated for service in World War I and World War II." Wikidedia ...
  20. There is one one eBay under " international harvester foot pedal part" Hope this helps
  21. It was common in the 1950s to by pies from Bakeries and Restaurants with returnable pie tins. Also the style of lettering and the design indicate a 50s vibe. There are earlier pie tins, which have le...
  22. Just a guess, but I'm thinking fishing net float. Nice item, hope this helps.
  23. The style of the chair is Eastlake, it was popular from about 1870 -90. It is very nice, looks like the fabric is original. I hope this helps.
  24. Hello, This is a pair of "Lusters" and probably date from 1870 to 1890s. They are suppose to have crystal hanging from the edges, usually two piece , a circular button and below that a pendant. These...
  25. This is used to hold a large book, typically an over sized Dictionary, Bible or Atlas. Back in the day, people might have area in the home were all the books were kept, like a den or living room. Ther...
  26. I would like to say, I think this geometric pattern is much more interesting than the typical animal or human patterns. Glad I could help. Sincerely
  27. Pretty sure this is an example of a Molas ""In the west, when we refer to molas, we are talking about intricately patterned “reverse appliqué” textiles produced by the Kuna women of Central America...
  28. Just my 2 cents worth, I think it is a card for a dance competition. Like professional Ballroom dancing and such. Couples would enter a competition at a dance hall or supper club. There would be judg...
  29. "In the west, when we refer to molas, we are talking about intricately patterned “reverse appliqué” textiles produced by the Kuna women of Central America and worn as blouses, though to the Kuna, mola...
  30. You are correct, these are vintage Catholic awards. They were given to children that accomplished certain education requirements or to mark certain stages in religious education. I would date them to ...
  31. Hello, while technically it is a pitcher, the correct term for this item is Ewer. And it may have come from Turkey, that I can't confirm, an antique dealer whould call this a Persian Ewer...placing...
  32. copy and paste this address in your browser. http://www.jta-lamart.com/store.php?crn=254&rn=2070&action=show_detail
  33. It is used for weaving cloth: "African Loom Beater". compare with <A HREF="http://www.jta-lamart.com/store.php?crn=254&rn=2070&action=show_detail">Here</A>
  34. You are welcome. I have been really thinking about the cups the past couple of days. And I would like to add. There is a possibility that the are from Germany or Austria. Both countries had importan...
  35. Hello, Both sets are truly beautiful, and quite rare. My best guess is that they are French soft paste porcelain chocolate cups and saucer sets. My amateur opinion is that this one dates from the lat...
  36. "Blackballing is a rejection in a traditional form of secret ballot, where a white ball or ballot constitutes a vote in support and a black ball signifies opposition." Wikipedia Take a look at the Wik...
  37. The term "Syroco Wood" is used to identify the material, after the company that popularized it in the 1930s. It made of ground wood and a glue type resin, then molded under heat and pressure. The mad...
  38. Hello, This ship model was produced during WWII for the US Navy, technically it is referred to as a "Ship Recognition Model". It was use to teach seaman how to recognize "Friendly" from "Enemy" war...
  39. I really think you are on to something here. I read her biography last year, and from what I remember I would guess this dates to her time in Pasadena before WWII. Also the 8A is probably a notation f...
  40. 99% certain that the Banjo is from the country known as Burma, and the writing is in Burmese hope this heps.
  41. Pair of leather boots, I'd bet
  42. Hello, my best guess is that these date from the late 1950s to early 1960s. The two guys on the left are playing instruments (left:bass or possibly a sitar right Bongo drums). The green figure is lis...
  43. I'm 99% certain that this is a view of London, UK. That is the dome of St Paul's Cathedral at right. As far as the artist's name, I'm not having any luck the middle letters of the last name are too f...
  44. Just some random thoughts. First, when you see a W, I see an M. I would date this to the late 1800s, possibly to 1910. During the late Victorian age it was popular to decorate the Parlor with items ...
  45. Hello, this card dates from the late 1950s to early 1960s. These are referred to as "Busy Persons Correspondence Postcard". This type of card was more popular in the 1930s to 1940s. Typically these c...
  46. Sorry, you said wood, so I'll guess it is even earlier, possibly 1900 to 1920. Very nice find!
  47. Hello, The figure is probably a promotional item for Jonnny Walker whiskey, google it and you will see. In the logo, the figure holds a cane and a monocle. The figure appears to be quite large, which...
  48. One thing is for certain, he is a Canadian soldier, not U.S.. You could Google Canadian WWII campaign ribbons to see examples (most probably in color). Then you would have to guesstimate which your fe...
  49. I'll bet this is from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec, it reminds me very much of the work of PE Caron . Google search PE Caron to see what I am referring to. There were other wood carvers in Quebec that...
  50. Just some random thoughts about this item. Back in the late 1800s up until the late 1920s in large mansions, chimes were sometimes used to signal the servants. In estates that may have had a dozen or...
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