1920's African-American "Butler" Doll. Wool and felt. Some minor old repairs. 18 inches tall
19th C Paisley Hand Woven & Embroidered Pouch
This hand-woven and embroidered pouch is made of beautiful 19th C hand-woven anglo-indian paisley, wool, linen and silk with silver, open-work filigree buttons. Natural dyed, rich hand woven red wool interior. Minor repairs in the body of the pattern. 11 by 14 inches closed.
Old Hotel Bellhop Announcement Chime c 1920
Call friends to dinner or better yet cocktails with this vintage hotel bell hop announcement chime like the ones we see in those old movies from the 30s. The tones are terrific. Soft enough for a hotel lobby. Manufactured by the J.C. Deagan Musical Bell Company of Chicago around 1915-1920. Chrome plated copper and walnut.12 inches square.
Vintage Christian Dior Pill Box Hat
This early 60s Christian Dior pillbox hat is beautifully made in dyed and layered feathers. Mint condition.
1937 Wooden Puzzle by Educational Playthings
Charming wooden puzzle depicting "Progress". Silk screen painted on wood. Marked Educational Playthings 1937 in lower left corner. Small chip to upper right corner of holding frame. 10 by 12 inches.
Lonnie Holley Painted Metal Drum Lids
These three painted metal drum lids by artist Lonnie Holley (b.1950) are available as a group for $2400 or individually for $850. Please contact us directly if interested. They are from the collection of Herbert Hemphill. Full documentation available. Each one measures 23 in diameter.
PRICE: $2400 for the collection
Rare 1920-30 Mexican Articulated Parade Mask
Unusual large, early Mexican articulated parade mask. Original, untouched parade condition with very minor dents and scrapes. Vibrant painted surface, moveable eyes and hinged jaw. Best one of these we've seen and, in our opinion, museum quality. A great piece of traditional folk art. 19 inches long by 15 inches high.
Original Pochoire by V. Bobermann for Tapis Moderne
This original pochoire is by Vladimir Bobermann -1897-1977- and is dated 1926. It is a carpet design for Tapis Moderne, Paris. 8.5 by 11 inches framed.
Celebrate the Crash: Dow Jones Dinner Dance 1930
Now this must have been a festive bash! We've found the cover to the program or a small poster advertising the 1930 Dow Jones & Co. Dinner and Dance that was held on May 3,1930 at the Ambassador Hotel in NYC. We're hoping it wasn't a roof top affair. 8 by 11 inches framed.