Historica – Collectibles, Rare Books & More!

Charles Vyvial and Bev Darren

Buying & selling rare books and collectibles since 1994.

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1. ART DECO BRONZE STATUE of WOMAN by GIOVANNI NICOLINI 1941 (FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA)

Item Price: $750

Item Description: This is a genuine Art Deco period bronze sculpture completed in 1941 by Giovanni Nicolini (1872-1956). The statue stands 22 inches tall x 11 inches wide x 5-3/4 inches thick at the base, and weighs19 pounds. The sculpture is in excellent condition, though the marble base shows some signs of wear. This item will compliment any art deco’s collection and would be a nice decorative addition to a fireplace mantle or otherwise. The photos do not convey the imposing beauty of this statue.

2. SOLID GOLD 18ct. COCKTAIL RING (MID-CENTURY JEWELRY) – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $600

Item Description: This solid gold 18ct. ring is highlighted with green enamel. The ring has a 3/4 inch wide opening, making the ring size approximately 8.5. It has been acid tested at 18ct. and is therefore guaranteed as such.

3. HEREND VINTAGE PORCELAIN NUDE FIGURINE 22 INCHES TALL by ARTIST LUX ELEK – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $750

Item Description: Circa early 1940’s vintage Herend white porcelain nude woman figurine. Made in Hungary at the Herend studio by artist Lux Elek. It measures 22 inches tall x 9-1/2 inches deep x 8 inches wide. It is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks, crazing or repairs.

4. JUDAICA – THE HAGGADAH – ILLUSTRATED by ARTHUR SZYK – UNIQUE VELVET EMBROIDERED BINDING – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $150

Item Description: The Haggadah illustrated by Arthur Szyk (1884-1951). Published in the late 1950’s by “Massada Press” & “Alumoth”, Jerusalem, Ramat-Gan & Tel Aviv. Text in Hebrew & English. 94pp, unpaginated, profusely illustrated. The book measures 7-1/4 inches wide x 9 inches high x 1 inch thick. This is a very scarce edition with a velvet cloth embroidered binding, and it is in excellent condition. It would make an ideal gift for a bar/bat mitzvah or as a presentation gift at a Passover Seder.

5. HEREND ART DECO NUDE PORCELAIN FIGURINE – HAND PAINTED & SIGNED by DONNER GERTRUDE MARIA – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $400

Item Description: Herend nude woman porcelain figurine, made in Hungary circa 1940’s by Donner Gertrude Maria (1902-1986). The figurine measures 10 inches tall x 9 inches long x 4 inches wide, and is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks, crazing or repairs.

6. BACCARAT CRYSTAL RIBBED AMETHYST-PURPLE BALUSTER VASE – SIGNED – MID CENTURY MODERN – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $200

Item Description: This is a genuine Baccarat crystal ribbed baluster vase colored in amethyst-purple with a clear crystal pedestal base. Made in France, signed and stamped, measuring 4-1/2″ tall x 3 inches wide, this vase is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or repairs. AN EXCELLENT GIFT ITEM OR ADDITION TO A BACCARAT COLLECTION!

7. PICTURESQUE EUROPE – 1875 – 3 VOL ILLUSTRATED – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $300

Item Description: PICTURESQUE EUROPE, edited by Bayard Taylor. Published in 3 volumes by D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1875. Illustrated with 100 wood engravings & 63 steel engravings. Each volumes measures 11-3/4 inches tall x 10-1/2 inches wide x 2 inches thick. Vol 1: iv, 488pp; Vol 2: iv, 460pp; Vol 3: iv, 491pp. All tomes bound in 3/4 black leather over cloth covered boards, with 5 raised bands and gilt titles & decorations on the spines. Condition of these volumes are very good with some minor signs of edgewear.

8. INUIT SOAPSTONE CARVING – KENOJUAK ASHEVAK aka SAKARAS – MID-CENTURY – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $250

Item Description: This Inuit carving is of a fisher holding its catch. It is signed ‘SAKARAS’ and when searching for images of Sakaras , the internet brought me to Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013). She was a famous artist out of Cape Dorset, and has a long history as an artist of many mediums. The carving measures 7-1/2 inches wide x 6-1/4 inches high x 4 inches deep, and weighs 6-1/2 pounds. The overall condition of this sculpture is very good.

9. LLADRO VINTAGE FIGURINE – GIRL HOLDING CUP, WITH HER CAT & DOLL – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $200

Item Description: This Lladro figurine measures 7-1/2 inches tall x 5 inches wide x 4 inches deep. It is an intricate figurine with many pieces put together to achieve the final outcome, such as the pigtails, her arm and hand holding a teacup, her doll and its arms, the cat with its tail, etc… This item in in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or repairs.

10. HEREND PORCELAIN FIGURINE – JESUS CHRIST – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $170

Item Description: Herend porcelain figurine of Jesus Christ. Made in Hungary, this statue stands 12 inches tall x 4-1/2 inches wide x 3-1/2 inches deep. It is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks, crazing or repairs.

11. JOAN MIRO – ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH – SIGNED – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $400

Item Description: Original lithograph by Joan Miro (1893-1983). Published by Galeris Maeght, Paris, 1973. Signed in the stone, the litho image measures 22 inches wide x 11 inches high. Framed measurements are 28 inches wide x 19-1/2 inches high. This is NOT a reproduction or reprint whatsoever. Miro was a surrealist painter and a contemporary of the artists from the Ecole de Paris, such as Chagall, Picasso, Dali, etc…

12. ROYAL WORCESTER FIGURINE – SEA BREEZE – DESIGNED BY FRIDA DOUGHTY – FREE SHIPPING IN CANADA

Item Price: $250

Item Description: This is a scarce and rarely seen figurine made in England by Royal Worcester, circa 1940’s -1950’s. It was designed by Frida Doughty. The figurine stands 8-3/4 inches tall, and is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks, crazing or repairs.

13. ART NOUVEAU MONT JOYE (LEGRAS & CO.) ART GLASS – A PAIR OF ENAMEL CAMEO GLASS VASES – FREE SHIPPING TO CANADA

Item Price: $800

Item Description: This is a pair of art nouveau enamel cameo glass vases made by Mont Joye, (aka Legras & Co.), circa early 1900’s. These square vases measure almost 7 inches tall x 2 inches wide x 2 inches deep. Condition is very good with signs of edgewear at the bottoms of the vases.

14. DEBRETT’S 1942 PEERAGE, BARONETAGE, KNIGHTAGE & COMPANIONAGE – ILLUSTRATED – FREE SHIPPING TO CANADA

Item Price: $125

Item Description: Debrett’s Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage & Companionage – 1942 Edition. Comprises information concerning Persons bearing Hereditary or Courtesy Titles, Privy Councillors, Knights, Companions of various Orders, and the Collateral Branches of Peers and Baronets. Edited by C.F.J. Hankinson, with consulting editor Arthur G.M. Hesilrige. Published in London by Dean & Son, Ltd. Royal Octavo bound in red cloth with gilt & black decoration on the front cover & spine, with illustrated endpapers, 8pp of adverts, xcvi, 1152pp, 1828pp, & 22pp appendix of Royal Warrant Holders. Condition of the book is very good with minor visible edgewear and one page with a 3 inch tear repaired with transparent scotch tape.

15. VAL ST. LAMBERT EMERALD GREEN & CLEAR CRYSTAL PEDESTAL COVERED CANDY DISH – FREE SHIPPING TO CANADA

Item Price: $200

Item Description: MID-CENTURY MODERN BELGIAN ART GLASS – SIGNED VAL ST. LAMBERT EMERALD GREEN & CLEAR CRYSTAL PEDESTAL COVERED CANDY DISH – MADE IN BELGIUM – CIRCA 1950’s.
The dish stands 10-1/2 inches tall x 5-1/2 inches in diameter. It is in very good condition with minor shelf wear at the bottom.