Victorian, Art Nouveau & Art Deco Gold With Precious Stones
Native American Sterling With Turquoise & Coral
German Chromolithographic print of early Santas in a truck one in a blue robe and one in red. The truck is full of Christmas presents and trees and the entire card is surrounded by silver plate tinsel. A wonderful addition to your Christmas tree or as a gift. Circa 1890’s.
7” Wide x 7” High x .25” Deep
Chinese export porcelain green Fitzhugh pattern open serving bowl with intricate butterfly border and inner “fish roe” trim ring. Circa 1850. Excellent condition.
9.75” Diameter x 2.25” High
1890’s scrap and tinsel ornament German Chromolithographic print of early Santa and holly with silver plate tinsel surround.
5” Wide x .5” Deep x 9.5” High
Handmade old Sheffield early Georgian hand hammered plate coffee pot with a bird spout, unmarked. Resting on a George III era Mathew Boulton under tray with double sun markings circa 1870.
Coffee Pot 7.25” Wide x 4.5” Deep x 11” High
Tray 6” Diameter x .75” High
A fine and collectible cobalt swirl graniteware roasting pan retaining its original liner. Circa 1890.
19.5” Wide x 12” Deep x 9” High
Wedgwood oval pedestal base creamware bowl on reticulated under tray, each with a green and rust colored grapevine, leaf and grape cluster border.
Both are ornamented with brown striping.
Under tray bears an impressed Wedgwood mark.
Each piece has a hand painted style code of "A4867."
Under tray: 12 1/8" long; 9 1/8" wide. Oval bowl: 11 1/8" long; 6 1/2" wide; 5 3/8 " high. Weight: 2.85 lbs.
19th Century tole tray with original hand painted and stenciled finish. Depicted in the center well is a golden bird of paradise surrounded by a floral grouping. United States: New England, circa 1860.
Very good condition with age related losses, craquelure and alligatoring of paint.
22 1/4" long; 16 1/8"wide; 1 1/8" high. Weight: 1.65 lbs.
19th Century toleware document box with original hand painted swag decoration in yellow and red against a brownish - black background.
Handmade construction with wired edges and intact clasp.
United States; New England, circa 1850.
Good overall condition; structurally sound with age related losses.
8 1/4" long; 3 1/2" deep; 4 3/4" high. Weight: .7 lbs.
Vintage English Wedgwood earthenware Ice bucket in the discontinued "Flying Cloud" pattern depicting the clipper ship Red Jacket registered in 1853. The ice bucket has a plastic strainer/liner within the stainless steel interior, leaf-form handles, pomegranate finial and light blue/gray glaze in imitation of pearlware. Excellent overall condition. The "Flying Cloud" pattern was produced from 1969 until l993.
8 1/4" high; 10" across handles; 8" diameter. Weight: 4.25 lbs.
Vintage English Wedgwood earthenware octagonal soup tureen in the discontinued "Flying Cloud" pattern depicting the clipper ship Ann McKim registered in 1833. The tureen has a conforming domed octagonal lid with a cutout for a ladle, upturned side handles and light blue/gray glaze in imitation of pearlware. Excellent overall condition. The "Flying Cloud" pattern was produced from 1969 until l993.
10" high; 11 1/2" across handles. Weight: 4.25 lbs.
Vintage English Wedgwood earthenware six-lobed open serving bowl in the discontinued "Flying Cloud" pattern depicting the clipper ship Stag Hound registered in 1850. The serving bowl has fluted sides and a light blue/gray glaze in imitation of pearlware. Excellent overall condition. The "Flying Cloud" pattern was produced from 1969 until l993.
2 1/4" high; 10 3/8" diameter. Weight: 1.75 lbs.
Donald King Cowan, ISA AM
Donald King Cowan, ISA AM, a native of Fort Smith, Arkansas, is a Dallas antiques dealer and appraiser specializing in fine quality 18th and 19th century American furniture, decorative accessories and quilts as well as Chinese Export porcelain. At Snider Plaza Antiques he offers a large selection of collectible Native American turquoise and sterling silver jewelry along with gold estate jewelry from the Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco eras. In addition, each fall he presents a unique selection of vintage Christmas items, including early German Nativity sets, hand-blown glass ornaments and handmade feather trees.
An Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisers, Cowan has written several appraisal columns for regional magazines and trade publications. The founder of the Antiques Roundtable Seminar Series, which offers in-depth instruction in antiques and decorative arts, he also co-hosts the popular interactive appraisal program Tea Time Appraisal Fair with fellow appraiser C.L. “Sam” Webb, is a frequent guest speaker on American antiques and has taught continuing education courses on antiques and decorative arts for Southern Methodist University and Brookhaven College.
Cowan also helped appraise the Bybee Collection of 18th and 19thcentury Americana for the Dallas Museum of Art. He is a past president of the North Texas Chapter of the International Society of Appraisers and currently serves as Authenticity Advisor for the Marburger Farm Antique Show in Round Top, Texas.