Nectar Tea Porcelain Enamel British Railway Station Sign AP599

Excitingly, it comes with a very yellowed fragment of the Instructions to the stationmaster for hanging it up, from WH Smith, the great booksellers and stationers of the age of steam. This is the famous tea cup sign, produced by Patent Enamel Co. Ltd, Birmingham, England, one of the earliest and most renowned enamel sign manufacturers. ...

ECA has a new baby brother: Sheriff Salsas! Fantastic gift!

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Great Salsa for Great Food. The Alpha Dog is here. Just in time for the Holidays! And yes, we make it ourselves! Sheriff brand salsas are the best you’ve ever tasted. We’ll tell you how and you’ll taste why. Chef Gabriel Garcia has created five brilliant salsas, each with its own unique flavor profile. Rich and tasty, complex and ...

Monterey Classic Old Wood Keyhole Dining Chairs F1397

Monterey Classic Old Wood Keyhole Dining Chairs, set of four. These gorgeous, branded chairs are from the collection of a local Los Angeles family, bought original and new from the local furniture store back in 1929 and have been in the same family ever since. Till today, that is. Now they're in our shop waiting ...

Original Alexander Pope Jr Winchester Rifle Tin Litho Sign 1910-1915 SOLD AP574

Conceived as an in store display, this extraordinary tin litho sign has the impact and gravitas of an old master still life. Magnificent antlers are draped with guns and a powder horn and a brace of waterfowl from the day's  bag" and the general mise-en-scene strewn with cartridges. Time has added a magical patina to this extraordinary example ...

Luis Ortiz Monasterio Oedipus Blinded SOLD A1049

A very striking work by one of Mexico's greatest sculptors. It occupies a lesser known place in his oeuvre, being a direct homage to one of his sources of inspiration, classical Greek sculpture and ancient Greek civilization. He has chosen to portray one of the great characters of Greek literature, the tragic Oedipus. Monasterio very clearly ...

Mont St Michel Travel Poster AP546

Gorgeous graphic of Mont St. Michel. Travel poster from 1922, artist is Andre Milaire.  The Chemins de fer de l'État, often referred to in France as the Réseau de l'État, was an early state-owned French railway company. Mounted on cardboard. 27.5 x 40.75

Oyez! Oyez! Goin’ LIVE! This Saturday! June 18!

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Saturday’s Live Auction at the store is shaping up really swell...                   So here’s the drill. On Friday from 12-5, it’s the Day of the Preview. All the lots will be on display, clearly marked and numbered, and catalogues available. On Saturday we open at 10 for pre-registration. We will be serving free refreshments: food, coffee and wine. ...

Roger Soubie Vintage Travel Poster Dauphiné AP540

Roger Soubie, 1898 -1984, was an extremely prolific and accomplished French designer who created approximately 2000 movie posters in his career, as well as large numbers of travel posters and commercial advertisements. Price on request. The Dauphiné (/ˌdoʊfiːˈneɪ/ or /ˈdoʊfɪneɪ/; French pronunciation: [dofine]) or Dauphiné Viennois, formerly Dauphiny in English, is a former province in southeastern France, whose area roughly ...

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Theatrical Poster 1880s LA18

This is it. An original poster of the original stage production. In fantastic condition. Color fresh. In a perfect, slightly eerie, frame. Mounted on Board. Frame 40" x  28", poster 37" x 25"   Price on request. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and was first ...

French World War One Patriotic Poster Banque Nationale de Crédit by Sem LA11

Captioned, "For the ultimate triumph, subscribe to the Crédit National", its fervent imagery references the great Arch of Triumph in Paris at the head of the Champs Elysées, and conjures a vision of Marianne, France's symbol of revolution, urging her soldiers onward. Sem, the immortal caricaturist of the Belle Epoque, put aside all frivolity for the duration to ...

Monterey Old Wood Library Table F1351 SOLD

A rare find. The only squared top I've ever seen. Has the classic River of Life scroll incised around its edge. Perfectly scaled to a house rather than a mansion, at 26" wide x 59" long and 30 1/4" high. Very graceful wrought iron supports complement its understated rusticity. Original finish, some areas of wear in the ...

Stangl Hand-thrown Lamp w. Mica Shade L589. SOLD

Absolutely splendid lamp, and the accompanying mica shade completes it perfectly. The twisted handles are particularly appealing and we're definitely enamored of the gorgeous orange glaze. A little of the now brittle leather whipstitching has fallen off in just a few places on only one of the top rim edges of the lampshade. Otherwise the shade is in ...

Life-size Effigy of an Angel or Saint 1860s Mexican M791

Designed to be dressed in different robes according the seasons and festivals, this exquisitely carved and cunningly articulated figure, gessoed and painted with realistic glass eyes, dates from the 1860s and must have seen at least century of use. The arms and hands are movable. The base is restored but the rest is original, some damage ...