Collectibles


RV75

RV75

1975 Donzi  “Sweet 16”  Restored, classic runabout with a Corvette V-8 engine. Designed by famed nautical engineer and boat racer Don Aronow, Donzi, along with his other famous lines (Cigarette, Arrow, Magnum, Formula, etc.) is among the finest and most renowned speedboats in the world. The Sweet 16, so named for its compact, 16 foot size was the favored small speedboat of luminarie...

RP147

RP147

A Decorated Column. Oil on canvas signed V. Tojetti. Virgilio Tojetti (Italian 1849-1901) was born in Rome and studied under his father and later under Bouguereau. He moved to San Francisco in 1871 and subsequently to New York where he won numerous commissions for the Savoy Hotel, Hoffman House and others and he continued genre painting throughout his lifetime. The present work depi...

RP142

RP142

Madonna della Sedia. 19th century oil on canvas. After Raphael. Originally painted during the artist’s Roman period in 1513-1514, the ‘Seated Madonna’ is considered a bit of a departure from his earlier geometric forms and the warmer palette suggests influence from Titian.The original is housed in Palazzo Pitti in Florence and the images has been celebrated by other artists throughout the centurie...

RJ132

RJ132

Ilias Lalaounis (1920-2013) filigreed ram’s  head bracelet in 18k gold with enameled cloisonné and inset with emeralds in the eyes. Lalaounis was a world renowned and internationally celebrated artist, goldsmith and jewelry designer from Athens, Greece. He founded his firm, Greek Gold, in 1968 and produced some of the finest pieces of artistic jewelry and micro sculptures the world has ...

RF600

RF600

Original, early 20th century single seat shoe shine stand in walnut. Four nickel plated feet lift the two step stand. In classic Americana style, the surfaces are of polished granite and the nickel plated serpentine foot rests are embossed with low relief foliate design.60”h x 24”w x 36”d...

RF30153

RF30153

Exceptional 19th century Italian Baroque mirror with focal crest flanked by putti. From the Villa Pulle in Torino. 77"h x 50"w...

RD1366

RD1366

“Showdown” Original sculpture in patented metal depicting a raptor and a rattlesnake at a critical moment. Each beast is mounted in a stylized tree, the roots of which have grown magnificently around a stone base.39”h x 31’w...

RD1337

RD1337

‘Atmos Clock.’ Atmospheric mechanical torsion pendulum clock by the venerable Swiss firm Jaegar Le Coultre.A marvel of engineering originally invented by Cornelious Derbble in the 17th century. Without getting two technical, there is a chamber filled with ethyl chloride that expands and contracts due to changes and temperature. The resulting energy from this motion powers the mechanism in perpetuity...

RC2375

RC2375

Boom Boom Room. Original, restored mid 20th century themed neon sign from a Polynesian themed cocktail lounge. A cutout Hula dancer is flanked by neon lettering and set within a bamboo diamond.40”h x 118”w...

RC2372

RC2372

Presentation Spoon in 750 silver with a Noble coat of arms in the large bowl and an intricately detailed sailing ship on the handle. European, circa 1860.12”...

RC2371

RC2371

Series 1934 A original $1000.00 bill. The Federal Reserve began removing high denomination currency from circulation in 1969. Prior to that, notes in the $500, $1000, $5000 and $10,000 were in circulation. Suffice it to say, the Federal Government does NOT want you to have this bill and because of this, their value has skyrocketed as their availability has greatly diminished.Primarily, these large...

RC2367

RC2367

Exquisitely carved bighorn sheep mount in walnut with organic horn and glass eyes. Executed by a master carver, it would be perfect in a lodge, cabin, ski house, tavern or club.20”h x 20”w x 24”d...

RC2328

RC2328

Vampire Killing Kit. 19th century cased collection in fitted, bronzed band and locking box. The kit includes various implements to kill not only vampires, but the other ancient scourge known as werewolves. A partial inventory: Pistol, Rosary, Cross, Holy water, silver nitrate and silver bullets, wooden mallet and stake, handled mirror and various chemicals believed to be toxic to monsters.box 9” x...

RC2254

RC2254

Koken ‘Congress’ barber chair in oak and nickel plated steel. Ernest Koken patented the hydraulic barber chair in 1881. A German immigrant, he settled in St. Louis and pioneered the iconic barber chair and virtually cornered the market on barber shop interiors. He had competition, but none rivaled the quality and design of the firm. This particular chair, the Congress, came on the market in the 18...