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Accessories, Portrait & Photo- Desk



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things we love to buy, enjoy and share


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Accessories
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HAND PAINTED PORTRAITS,
FRAMES
& PHOTOS
~DESK ACCESSORIES~
Frames are such fun to collect. I have family
photographs around the house, all in vintage frames that echo the era in
which they were taken. whether sterling, gilt, carved wood or pot metal,
the add a sense of history to treasured pictures.





SILVER picture frame with etched
with leaves and scrolls design, medallion for initials that has never been
engraved, marked "900" on back, 5" by
3-1/4" .
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VICTORIAN pot metal
horseshoe shaped picture frame embellished with flowers and bows, held
erect by a metal stand at the back.
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VICTORIAN cast metal picture
frame in an unusual ship on the sea motif with a cherub as captain,
tinted with silver and golden paint, faintly marked on the back
with what looks like a maker’s mark, very hard to read, perhaps "Ebbe"
and a number underneath, circa 1900, 8-1/3" by 6-1/2".
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PORTRAIT hand painted portrait on ivory, lady with jewelry and long
curls in ormolu
style oval frame, 3" by 4-1/2". The detail of her hair and jewelry is
absolutely professional and magnificent, and she wears pearl necklace and
earrings and a garnet shoulder ornament. This is signed by the artist on the
inside back, but it has faded so that it is illegible. There is a fold out
stand on the back for display and a loop for hanging.
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TATTED edge linen wedding
hanky in black contemporary frame.
VICTORIAN lady who carried the
hanky with the tatted edge at her wedding;
Janet A. MacQUIRE who carried
the hanky at her wedding in 1881;
Mae Menn Ostrander carried it at her wedding in November 1910; Jean Ostrander Davis, wedding June 1935;
Valerie Davis Larsen December carried it in 1955.
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To learn about tatting and see tatting shuttles, click
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PORTRAIT
hand painted portrait on ivory, lady in empire dress, marked on
the back "Blessington, 78/281"
and on the inside back "The Countess of Blessington, 182", ormolu style oval frame,
2-7/8" by 4-1/2". Artist signed at the front bottom left, but the only
legible part is the first and last letter, "A" and "D". There is a fold out
stand on the back for display and a loop for hanging. This brooch was
featured in Victorian Homes Magazine in an article called "Large
Portriats, Small Sentiments", December 2005. View
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VICTORIAN hand painted
portrait of a lady in a tortoise frame, circa 1820.
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GERTIE MILLER 1879-1952,
English turn-of-the-century musical comedy star.
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PORTRAIT enamel on metal
detailed and lovely lady in metal frame,
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HAND PAINTED on porcelain portrait of
an elegant gentleman in gold colored wooden frame.
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CUPID hand painted on ivory in
soft delicate colors set into a gold colored metal frame with hinged
stand and bow motif on top.
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CUPIDS hand painted on ivory in
soft delicate colors set into a gold colored metal frame with hinged
stand.
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FRAME silver
tone miniature picture frame with blue rhinestones and cabochons, 2-3/4" by
2-1/3".
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VICTORIAN sterling
hallmarked "R.P." scroll embossed oval photo frame circa 1902, 3-1/8" by
2-1/2". View
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DECO
picture frame with slide in round glass photo holder, 3-1/8". #acoll


VICTORIAN ambrotype of a Civil
War era man in a patriotic case, 2-1/2" by 3" by 5/8", "Genuine Union Case".
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VICTORIAN ambrotype of a Civil
War era bejeweled woman with hand tinted cheeks in a floral case, 2-1/2" by
3" by 5/8". View
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VICTORIAN
photo in brown velvet lined flip-up case for easy display,
2-5/8" by 2-1/8".

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VICTORIAN miniature sterling frame with the
photo of a soldier, hallmarked for maker GV&C (Gourdel, Vales & Co)
Birmingham 1901. This maker also worked in London. The frame including the
crown top is 1-7/8" by 1-1/4" wide, and it has a fold-out stand on the back.
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DESK ACCESSORIES
A well appointed desk was a sign of the well bred
lady or gentleman in days gone by. And what wonderful desk accessories
there were! Made of sterling, tortoise, gold, marble, jet,
mother-of-pearl… you name it, and all beautifully crafted.





DRAMATIC
bronze mask desk ornament on
a pink marble base,
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HEINTZ Arts & Crafts
bronze and sterling desk clip engraved initials "EKC"
on the bottom portion, circa 1905,
5" by b3". View #V33768

BOOK box
in bronze and marble with buckle motif.
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TIFFANY
"Pine Needle" pattern inkwell in the smooth gold
finish (24 karat electro-plated) and Favrile glass, marked "Tiffany
Studios New York, 845", engraved initials "DS", 3" square, contains
original glass insert. This pattern was introduced 1899 and made for
about two decades.

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TIFFANY
desk set in the "Pine Needle" pattern, smooth gold
finish (24 karat electro-plate). All pieces marked "Tiffany
Studios New York". Sizes: note pad 7-1/2" by 4-3/4", 1022, engraved with the
initials "MVL"; blotter ends 12" by 2-1/8", 998, engraved initials "DS";
inkwell 3" square 845; rocker blotter 5-7/8" by 3", 995; pin tray 9-1/2" by
2-7/8"; letter opener in Grapevine pattern, 9-1/2", 989. This pattern was introduced 1899 and
made for about two decades.
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TIFFANY
"Pine Needle" pattern rocker blotter in the smooth gold
finish (24 karat electro-plated) and Favrile glass, marked
"Tiffany Studios New York, 995", engraved initials "MVL", 5-7/8" by 3".
This pattern was introduced 1899 and made for about two decades.
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TIFFANY
"Pine Needle" pattern pen tray in the smooth gold finish (24 karat
electro-plated) and Favrile glass, marked "Tiffany Studios New York,
1004", 9-1/2" by 2-7/8". This pattern was introduced 1899 and made for
about two decades.

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TIFFANY "Pine Needle" pattern
notepad holder in the smooth gold finish (24 karat electro-plate) and
Favrile glass, engraved initials "MVL" at bottom front, marked "Tiffany
Studios New York, 1022", 7-1/2" by 4-3/4". This pattern was introduced 1899
and made for about two decades.


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TIFFANY
"Pine Needle" pattern rocker blotter in the smooth gold
finish (24 karat electro-plated) and Favrile glass, marked
"Tiffany Studios New York, 995", engraved initials "MVL", 5-7/8" by 3".
This pattern was introduced 1899 and made for about two decades.
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VICTORIAN bog oak shamrock
shaped hand carved perpetual calendar with all it’s celluloid leaves, circa
1880, measures 3-1/2" by 3-1/4". The design is scrolls and shamrocks, typical
of the era. BOG OAK is fossilized wood or peat
found in Ireland.
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#V35666

VICTORIAN mother-of-pearl boxed
writing set, French circa 1880, 6-1/4" letter opener, 7-3/4" pin, 3-1/3" seal
stamp in original box 8-1/4" by 3-1/4".
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VICTORIAN bog oak hand
carved whist stand with harp and shamrocks designs, circa 1880,
measures 2-1/4" by 2-5/8". It has all it’s 5 celluloid leaves.
BOG OAK is fossilized wood or peat found in
Ireland.
#V35665




VICTORIAN Elf and flowers motif rocker blotter
done in rolled tin work with aqua glass accents, circa 1900, 5" by 2-3/4" and
1-5/8" tall. This reminds me of turn-of-the-century fairy tale book
illustrations with both the charm and the gothic flavor that they had. View
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SPHINX rocker blotter,
enameled in bronze, an Egyptian Sphinx motif
with classical lady head, 5-1/2" by 2-1/2" and 3" tall.
The finish reminds me of Tiffany desk accessories and it has a nice quality
weight as well.
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VICTORIAN rocker blotter
with a cast iron oak leaves design, 4-5/8" by 2" by 2"
high. The color of paper used on the blotter shows through the cast iron
design on the top so that it could be changed to another color to
coordinate with any decor. View
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GORHAM sterling rocker blotter
with beaded edge, reversible engraved initials "WBM", 5" by 2-3/4" by
2-1/4" tall. American sterling in a classic style. View
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ART NOUVEAU metal rocker blotter
with scrolls and berries design in matte gold tone, marked on the bottom "JB 1608"
probably for Jennings Brothers circa 1900,
4-1/2" by 2-1/3" by 1-1/2".
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MARBLE rocker blotter with
the worn blotter paper dated 1953, as is with small chips at corners
which do not detract from the beautiful marbling,
4-1/2" by 2-1/2" and 2-7/8".
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CALLING card holder, wood with
sterling applied decoration, base 2-3/4" by 1-5/8" and 1-1/2" tall, a
couple of calling cards included.
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STERLING silver gilt watch holder
with etched scroll and flowers design, soft apricot colored velvet lining,
glass cover, wood back painted gold, marked "sterling" and a star mark with the
number "686" on the bottom, 4-1/4" by 5" and 1-1/4" deep.
This is hinged on the side and has a pull-out stand on the back for display.
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BOXED desk pen set, pen 5-1/4"
without nib, pencil 4-1/4", bookmark 2-5/8", seal 2-3/16" initials MB",
wax 5". We could not determine the material these are made from at all.
It seems too light to be glass, but feels too cold to be plastic… it
is a mystery so far. View
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VICTORIAN
tortoise and cut steel book mark, "cut steel" portion
is pressed design, not real cut steel brads, 7-5/8" by 1-5/8". I
am only guessing that this is a bookmark and may be wrong as the blade is
very delicate.
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VICTORIAN gold tone pen,
pencil and lead holder with lovely hand engraved design, a presentation
piece dated 1892, in original box from "H. Pidduck & Sons Goldsmiths,
Hanley", with a bloodstone tip, 4" from Royal Doulton family. This is
engraved as presented to "William Millward by the Throwers, turners,
handlers and friends of Messrs Doulton & Co Burslam. The throwers, turners,
handlers were a trade union type organization for factory workers in those
days. Doulton were a massive company and Royal Doulton pottery and ceramics
is very popular still today.
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VICTORIAN
mother-of-pearl ink pen, no markings, 5-7/8" long. View
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VICTORIAN 10 karat yellow gold
retractable pencil, agate intaglio seal top with initials "ED", and the letter
"M", has a later added loop for wearing on a chain, 4-1/2", tests 14k and weighs
about .41 ounces total weight.
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EDWARDIAN paper knife with
magnifying glass, the perfect desk accessory, hallmarked "M. Bros.", Birmingham 1906, 8-1/4"
long, small
scratch on one side of lens.
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VICTORIAN pietra dura on black
limestone stone from Ashford-in-the-Water inkwell stand with glass inkwell, circa 1860. View
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STERLING
postal scale, a very unusual piece. The design includes a
bird holding an envelope in it’s beak.
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SILVER perpetual calendar.

ARTS & CRAFTS silver
plated desk with foliate designs, set marked with a "KO & Co" in an oval,:
perpetual calendar 3"; rocker ink blotter
4"; pen tray 7-7/8" by 2-1/3"; inkwell 3" by 2-1/3".
KO& Co is Kronheimer Oldenbusch Co, New York, NY 1900-1922 as listed in
Schiffer’s "Silver Encyclopedia". Elsewhere on line it says they closed in
1949.
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SILVER inkwell.




SILVER picture frame with etched
with leaves and scrolls design, medallion for initials that has never been
engraved, marked "900" on back, 5" by
3-1/4" .
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WSW Wilcox sterling lidded heavy beveled
crystal ink well, 3-1/2" wide by 3-3/4" tall.
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VICTORIAN cast metal
picture frame in an unusual ship on the sea motif with a cherub, tinted with
silver and golden paint, fainted marked on the back with what looks like a
maker’s mark, very hard to read, perhaps "Ebbe" and a number underneath it,
circa 1900, 8-1/3" by 6-1/2".
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VICTORIAN Meridian silver plate
bicycle trophy showing a man riding a velocipede, 3-1/2" wide, 10" tall.
Marked on the bottom "Meridian B. Co., 1000S", plate wear on about 1/3
of this unusual piece.
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$195.00


VICTORIAN
s
late
and bronzed metal clock mantle with engraved brass, "Awarded to S. H.
Fremantle for winning the Oxford Mile race at Oxford Univ., 1888". From
the Today University Magazine article by Richard Holt,
2005: "The Amateur Athletic Association" was founded… at the Randolph
Hotel, Oxford, 24 April 1880. For over a century, the AAA held sway
over English athletics and and provided a model for amateur sporting
organizations elsewhere in Britain and around the world, including the
Olympic Movement." This clock was awarded at Oxford only 8 years after
this historic meeting. The base is 8" by 5-5/8" and it is 10" high.

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VICTORIAN "Cyclist’s Cup" a
collapsible cup which accordions down into a flattened compact with an
embossed picture of a couple riding a bicycle built for two, worn at
edges, 2-1/2" wide, 1" high collapsed, 2-3/4" tall open.
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SHEFFIELD sterling inkwell,
engraved on the lid "Woldhurstler Tennis Tournament Augt. 27th, 1913,
hallmarked "JD&S" Sheffiled 1912, ink well 1-3/4" by 1-3/4" high, tray 6" by
3". View
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VICTORIAN silver plated
inkwell and stand with Celtic design, hallmarked "H&WCo" for Henry
Williamson & Co., Sheffield circa 1831/80, tray 6-1/3", bottle 3-3/4" by
3". View
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ART NOUVEAU sterling ink stand
and bottle hallmarked Birmingham 1905, tray 8" by 3-3/4", bottle 2".
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STERLING ink roller with
decorative embossed handle.
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STERLING 3-1/2" ink roller faintly engraved "Sue" and
sterling "S" engraved tray, 3-1/2".
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STERLING sterling
"S" engraved tray, 3-1/2".
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STERLING floral, scroll
and leaves
embossed pencil holder with hanging loop, circa 1900, 3-1/8″.
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STERLING
floral embossed pen holder, circa 1900, 6″.
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SILVER PLATE
pencil holder with dragon motif, 4″.
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STERLING wax
stamp with embossed floral, scroll and dots design, 2-5/8", circa 1900.
#A50355

STERLING
sterling handled ink roller, dings in handle, 5-1/2". A similar
roller can be seen in the
Benjamin Allen Catalogue, 1902.
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STERLING repousse owl on a tree
limb needle
case with red cabochon eyes, 3-1/3″.
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VICTORIAN letter opener with
agate handle, mother-of-pearl blade, silver fittings, 7-1/2".
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VICTORIAN Whitby jet and
silver bookmark, 4". View
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VICTORIAN letter opener with
mother-of-pearl blade and silver handle, 7".
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RS GERMANY round pill or stamp box with white wild rose design,
early 1900s, 1-3/4" by
1-1/3". View
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BUTTERFLIES alighting on
Morning Glories brass bookends.
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STERLING picture frame
with embossed scrolls and cartouche, hallmarked on the bottom with an urn and a
star, possibly Spain .915 silver, 4-1/3" by 6", opening is 2-1/2" by 4".
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PETER PAN Salz
Brothers black an white striped miniature pen with lever filler, ring top,
circa 1929, 3".
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ABALONE and mother-of-pearl
pencil with gold fittings and a pendant loop on the top, 3-1/2".
#a28848

VICTORIAN
page turner with the initials "EB" and the date 14 April 1884 inked on one side,
used by Victorian ladies to turn the pages so they
didn’t get ink on their hands, 7-1/4".
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VICTORIAN Mauchline ware book
with "Corbridge
on Tyne" on the cover, "The Jewel Birthday Book," one of Nimmo’s Sixpenny Birthday
Books, was published by Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh & London. The name
"Jeannie E. Chivas"
and other other birthday names are inside, 3-1/3" by 4-1/3".
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VICTORIAN The Perfeoscope
stereoscope 3-D photograph viewer, marked "Exposition Universelle
Internationale 1900 H.C. White & Co", total length 12-1/2". Patent
numbers for several countries are on the back as well as the patent date
February 1896. The Exposition was held in Paris, France, and Art Nouveau
was very popular there. Talking films and escalators were also featured
there.
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VICTORIAN Mauchline ware
cedar album with photos, Saddleback, Derwentwater illustrated n the
front, 5" by 4" by 1" thick.
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FISH bookends
swimming in seaweed.
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