American Art Metal Works Ornamental Copper Pushbutton Plates Set of 2 A1069

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"Arts in Metals since 1913". And as if this proof of their claim is not enough, this is the company that invented the Ronson lighter, subsequently taking the name of its product. If you could make Aladdin's lamp into a pushbutton it would look like this. Price on request

Red Cab Cap A1065

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A snappy cap always upgrades the livery cab experience. Do you think he was driving a DeSoto Skyview? The hat is a Lancaster Brand, from LA... "Ask the man who wears one!" Size 6 7/8. Price on request. From the company website: "Lancaster Uniform Cap Co still manufactures headwear like it was made in 1932. Since we have been ...

Douglas Donaldson Square Jar with Silver Lid A1058

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Another wonderful little glass jar with a beautiful silver lid by Douglas Donaldson. DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.” - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better position to render ...

Douglas Donaldson Red Perfume Bottle with Silver-Turquoise Top A1057

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Douglas Donaldson exquisite red perfume jar with a turquoise and silver top. DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.” - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better position to ...

Douglas Donaldson Round Jar A1056

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Red glass and silver topped round jar from Douglas Donaldson. Stunning work. DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.”         - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better position ...

Douglas Donaldson Green Glass and Silver Bowl A1055

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The perfect little green glass bowl with a silver top. Exquisite! DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.”         - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better position to render a ...

Douglas Donaldson Door Window Screen A1054

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Douglas Donaldson silver and mixed metal "flower" door window screen. So finely crafted, gorgeous. DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.”         - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better ...

Douglas Donaldson Candle Snuffer A1053

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Silver candle snuffer decorated with a tiny lizard-like (frog?) resin creature. DOUGLAS DONALDSON (1882-1972) “Douglas Donaldson was one of the most influential proponents of the Arts & Crafts movement in Los Angeles.”         - The Arts & Crafts Movement in California / Oakland Museum 1993 / Page 177 “I cannot think of any two in better position to render ...

19th Century French Safe F1380

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Ahoy there, matey! This remarkable specimen comes from France, the real deal, a hob nail safe when they were locked with keys, not combos. 19th Century. It gives us visions of pirate booty, filled to overflowing with whatever riches you can imagine. It can be yours. Made of wood and iron.  Legend on front reads: Brevette ...

Military Globe A1048

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Teaching military globe, mid-century American. You would draw on this globe for teaching military exercises, then erase. Then draw again, until you were certain of victory! Continents and oceans outlined. 28h x 20 diameter. 10" diameter metal base. Price on request.

VELA Nuclear Detector Satellite Model A1041

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The Vela satellite was designed to monitor nuclear tests, and had a long career not without controversy. The original may be space junk by now but we consider this beauty a space age treasure. Steel, 14" tall on 7" square wooden base. Lovely condition. Price on request. Vela (satellite) The Vela-5A/B Satellite in its cleanroom. The two satellites, A and ...

Manning Bowman Deco Coffee Percolator with Butterscotch Bakelite Details A1029

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Deco supremo in every way, a total style bullseye.  13h x 11 diameter.   Price on request. The Chase Brass and Copper Company of Waterbury, Connecticut, was founded in 1876. Throughout most of its early existence Chase was a major producer of industrial brass and copper products. But during the 1930's, the company developed and marketed a line ...

Andy Anderson Hand-carved Bellows A1030

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The great Andy Anderson, folk artist and wood carver extraordinaire, made this humble implement, which, though still humble, is thereby touched with magic. Renowned for the gentle humor and sharp delineation of the characters he created, Andy bestowed just such a personage on this fireplace tool. Just take a look at the old rascal. We hate ...

Rich Craft Studios Señorita Kraftrok Chalkware Wall Candle Holder A1026

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Rich Craft in Rochester New York developed a very popular line of decorative objects in the 1920s fabricated from chalk. This delicious plaque will hang on a wall and hold two candles. 10 1/2" high x 12 1/2" wide. Price on request.