AntiquesDC holdiay collectibles, ornaments, decorations and toys
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Ornaments : Pre 1990 item #1434439
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$45.00
A fun set of vintage Christmas ornaments depicting circus characters--a ringmaster, a strong man, a clown, an animal trainer, and a pair of flying acrobats. The ornaments are made from canvas and wood enhanced with painted details and fabric clothing.
  • Circa 1990
  • Condition: very good, the strongman had a place in the upraised fist that originally held a wooden dumbbell and the clown is missing one wooden hand.
  • Dimensions: ringmaster, 7-1/2" tall; strong man, 8" tall; clown, 6-1/2" tall; animal tamer, 6-1/2" tall; acrobats, 10" wide
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1431174
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$195.00
Vintage Halloween papier-mache Veggie Person or Jack o'Lantern, one side painted with a male face and the other side with a female face. Both sides have protruding red nose. The bottom is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original, bright color
  • Dimensions: 3" diameter
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1920 item #1431103
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$95.00
A scary antique composition Devil head from a hand puppet or marionette. His features are dramatically highlighted with colorful paint (all original) to be seen from a distance.
  • Origin: probably Germany, ca 1910
  • Condition: excellent, all original paint, very small area of flaking at the tip of one horn at the back of one ear
  • Dimensions: 3-1/4" tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430854
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$475.00
An extremely rare early German wooden double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition and wood witch with moveable arms. Ratchets with full-body figures are very uncommon. The witch wears a red crepe paper ruffle and a pinkish paper skirt. The ratchet is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 5-1/2"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430853
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$385.00
Very rare early German double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition devil head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The ratchet is stained orange and black and is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition:very good, all original, a few nicks to the composition at high points (ear and horn tips, nose, cheeks)
  • Dimensions: 7" x 4-1/4"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1930 item #1430852
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$295.00
An outstanding early German wooden double-ratchet noisemaker featuring a composition black cat head wearing a crepe paper ruffle. The clacker blades are stained black. The ratchet is stamped "Germany."
  • Origin: Germany, ca 1920
  • Condition: excellent, all original, clacker blades appear to have been re-glued to the frame, typical fading to crepe paper
  • Dimensions: 8" x 6"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #1430851
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$165.00
An unusual vintage Halloween wooden ratchet noisemaker decorated with a plastic black cat. This is the only old wooden ratchet we've seen with a plastic decoration. The ratchet is stained orange with a green clacker. The cat is marked "Made In Japan."
  • Origin: Japan, early 1950s
  • Condition: excellent, all original
  • Dimensions: 8" x 5-1/2"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #1430847
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$105.00
A set of three vintage bisque candy containers in the form of a basket and a black cat with a Halloween orange neck ribbon. These would have been filled with small candies and given as party favors. The bottoms are stamped "Japan."
  • Origin: Japan, ca 1935
  • Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks, original paint
  • Dimensions: 2" x 2-3/4"
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1950 item #1430845
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$185.00
A very nice vintage pulp Halloween lantern in the shape of a black cat at an orange picket fence. The paper insert is original. The lantern has strong color and a nice shiny glaze on the pulp.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1940
  • Condition: original paint, a few small touch-ups, a couple of small tears on the back side, the bottom has a hole cut to insert a candle and the top of the head has a small section cut away to keep from burning.
  • Dimension: 7-3/4" tall
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Historical : Pre 1980 item #961683
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$25.00
During the heyday of British Airway's service on the Concorde, VIP passengers were treated to an ever-changing variety of gifts--lugggage tags, silver decanter labels, airplane models, etc. This "Mini World Atlas" is such an example. The small book is bound in gray leather, and the front cover is embossed in silver with the Concorde logo. The pages are also gilt in silver. The book's spine is uncracked and it has never been used.

Origin: England, ca. 1990. Condition: mint. Size: 4-1/4" x 6-1/4".

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1940 item #653196
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$135.00
A delightful child’s spinning top made of tin with a lithographed scene of an animal parade. A monkey leads a band of a clarinet-playing pig, a sousaphone-playing cat, a trumpet-playing dog, and a drum-playing donkey. The animals appear against a brightly colored striped background. The side is lithographed with Wyandotte’s trademark.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: surface scratching and a few dents from normal wear; bright coloring; working condition. Size: 5-1/2” diameter.

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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Toys : Pre 1940 item #636484
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$165.00
A terrific lithographed tin Easter toy by Chein. A jaunty rabbit, decked out in a straw hat, pulls a cart decorated with various Easter bunny scenes. The back of the cart is marked with Chein’s logo.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: one back corner of the cart has some bubbling of the finish, but otherwise excellent condition. Size: 11-1/2” long; 7-3/4” tall.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #581661
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$48.00
Charming Art Deco child's porcelain cup and saucer decorated with transfer scenes depicting "Little Boy Blue". The outside of the cup is decorated on both sides and there is a small scene on the interior, as well. The saucer has three matching small pastoral scenes. The rims and handle are decorated with gilding.

Origin: probably England, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent, normal glaze crackling, no chips or cracks. Size: cup, 2-1/2" tall; saucer, 5-1/2" diameter.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #581659
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$25.00
Pretty Victorian porcelain child's cup decorated with a transfer scene of a little girl in an ornate purple dress flanked by bouquets of roses. The cup is modeled with raised design.

Origin: probably Germany, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, light wear to the transfer decoration, no chips or cracks. Size: 2-1/2" tall.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1930 item #562234
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$75.00
Nice wooden recipe box in the form of a book. The cover has burnt and painted decoration showing a cocktail shaker and a beverage. The "title" of the book is "The Art of Mixing Cocktails". The cover opens to reveal a storage area for paper recipe cards specifically designed for cocktail recipes. Ca. 1920. Very good condition; the leather binding on the hinge has dried out and has surface flaking. 6-3/4" x 5-1/4".
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #562226
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$275.00
A terrific and very rare lithographed tin chocolate box, the lid decorated with "The Wheel of Fund and Frolic" Halloween game. The spinner points to various party tasks such as "Push a pickle across the floor with your nose" or "Sing a mammy song in black-face". Some of the tasks, like "Turn out the lights and have each girl kiss the boy nearest her" sound like a little more fun! The side of the tin is marked "Mrs. Sothern Home Made Sweets". Ca. 1930. Good condition, but with scratches and some wear to the playing surface. The spinner is replaced with a later plastic pointer. 10-1/4" diameter.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Toys : Pre 1960 item #557595
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$175.00
A nice lithographed tin spinning top toy with a design of children playing with dogs, chicks, rabbits and pigs. The lower sides and the very top are decorated in a patriotic pattern of red, white and blue stripes and stars. The bottom is marked by Ohio Art. Working condition.

Origin: America, 1950s. Condition: very good, normal paint wear from play. Size: 7-1/2” diameter; 7-1/2” tall.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #502318
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$60.00
A set of three pink luster English porcelain tea saucers. The steeply angled sides are decorated with underglaze pink luster decoration as well as green and iron red flowers. In the first part of the 19th century, hot tea was poured from the cup into the saucer to cool before being drunk directly from the saucer. The bottoms are marked with decorators’ numbers.

Origin: England, ca. 1830. Condition: very good, normal wear to pink luster decoration; no chips or cracks. Size: 5-1/2” diameter; 1-1/4” high.