Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Antique Gold Gilt Wind Up Bedroom Shelf Alarm Clock

Antique gold gilt wind up bedroom alarm clock for sale online.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Antiques Cove Also Selling Antiques & Collectibles On Etsy.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Charles Eugene Gagnon 1960's Bronze Art Sculpture

Listed Here For Sale Online At Antiques Cove. Online Since 2004. Selling Price $12,500 OBO http://www.antiquescove.biz/art/vintage-bronze-abstract-woman-sculpture-charles-eugene-gagnon-art.html Charles Eugene Gagnon ( 1934 - 2012 ) Vintage Charles Eugene Gagnon 1960's bronze American abstract woman art sculpture is in Excellent Condition. This is an Estate item and we are selling this from there estate. Signed Charles Eugene Gagnon (c)1969 on the side of the bronze sculpture. Very heavy in weight. Oct. 1999 this bronze art sculpture was appraised for $17,000. Biography of Artist Charles Eugene Gagnon: Charles Gagnon is a master sculptor. Originally from Minneapolis, with a Master's degree from the University Of Minnesota. During the 1950's to 1960's his studies & training in the fine arts took him clear to France & Italy, where he was trained by the Master Sculptures, including Jacques Lipschiltz. After completing his art studies he then moved to Rochester, MN. Like his mentors in France & Italy, Charles uses the Original "Lost Wax" method for creating his art works. He creates his amazing sculptures in a wooded home setting in Rochester, then he has his works go through the Bronze process in a long time art foundry in NY City. All of his works are Originals as the molds used in the foundry are broken right after the originals are made. Gagnon has been producing his originals for over 40 plus years. His artworks have been purchased by collectors all around the world. ROCHESTER, MN: Charles E. “Chuck” Gagnon, 78, of Rochester MN., died Saturday, April 28, 2012 at his residence. Charles Eugene Gagnon was born February 24, 1934 in Minneapolis, MN to Eugene and Inez (Wood) Gagnon. Chuck married his best friend, Arlyn Wind on November 21, 1964 in Rochester, MN. Chuck’s legacy of beautiful inspiring bronze sculptures will always speak of love, hope and peace to present and future generations. He was a humble Renaissance man, who loved to work in his studio creating unique bronze figurative sculptures that would inspire all people and make the world more beautiful. He created the Peace Fountain that is located in downtown Rochester MN. Internationally known artist, whose works since the 1960’s have appeared in the Vatican’s art collection. His bronze sculptures have drawn recognition from the Smithsonian Institution and the United Nations Educational, Scientific Cultural Organizations. The Peace Fountain that he created in 1989 was his proudest achievement. I like to think of it as an extremely important sculpture, one of the most significant I've created," he said in an interview a few years ago. "This is beyond my expectations. I think it's a more wonderful experience now." Gagnon has other works in Rochester. Among them: • "Saint Francis and the Birds" at Saint Marys Hospital. A smaller version of the sculpture is located at Assisi Heights. • A portrait sculpture of Conrad Hilton at Mayo Clinic's Hilton Building. • "Crucifixion" at Zumbro Lutheran Church.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

History Of "The Cookie Jar"

History Of The Cookie Jar: When was the first cookie jar ever used in the world?

Cookie jars, also known as biscuit barrels or jars, have been used in England since the latter part of the 18th century. Often made of glass with metal lids. Popularity in America started around the Great Depression time period in 1929. Early America cookie jars were also made of glass and had metal screw top lids. 1930's was the beginning of the stoneware pottery cookie jars. Early stoneware cookie jars were often painted with floral or leaf decorations or with colorful decals.

American cookie jar manufacturers

Abingdon Pottery
American Bisque Pottery
Brush Pottery
Hull Pottery
Metlox Pottery
McCoy Pottery
Nelson Mccoy Pottery
Peter Pan Products, Inc. Pottery
Pottery Guild Inc.
Purlinton Pottery Company
Red Wing Pottery
Robinson Ransbottom Pottery
Shawnee Pottery
Treasure Craft Pottery
Standford Pottery Inc. Pottery

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Antique 1900's Waltham Vanguard GF 23 Jewels Wind Up Pocket Watch


SOLD PRICE $400.00


Antique Early 1900's Waltham Vanguard gold
filled 23 Jewels movement wind up Railroad pocket watch
is in Great Condition. Some gold plating loss to
the bottom of pocket watch, and some marks
apparent on the white face. Military time below
numbers. To set the time you have to take the
face cover off and the pull out the side stem, then
you can set the time by pulling the top stem out.
When done setting the pocket watch to the
correct time you have to then push in the side
stem before putting the face cover back on. A
picture of the side stem to set the watch is
shown in the fourth picture. Patent number
shown #16167792, indicates this watch was made
in 1907. This Waltham wind up pocket watch is
Over 100 YRS. Old. Wow! Tested & Works Great!
Waltham pocket watch has been passed on a few
generations, this is an Estate Item. Don't miss
your chance to own this antique Waltham pocket
watch. Any questions, please ask.

Measures: 2.25in. Cir.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Antique Gesso & Gold Gilt Framed Victorian Era Colored Art Print

Antique Gesso & gold gilt framed Victorian era
colored art print is in Great - Good Condition,
especially for it's age. Original glass, with slight
bubbles apparent in the glass. Gesso framing has
some cracks, and some chips, detailed pictures
shown above.

Listed Selling Price $200.00.


Saturday, January 28, 2012

Antique 19th Century Thumback Blue Painted Wooden Kids Rocking Chair

Antique 19th century thumb back kids
wooden rocking chair with original blue paint
& gold trim is in Great Condition, especially
for it's age. The rush seat looks to be original
due to the aging of the rush seat and under
the seat there's blue paint on it. Some fading
of the blue paint & gold trim apparent. Rush
seat is tightly secure.

Listed Price $175.00 Valentines Days Sale. Take 10 % off listed price.