Hudson River Inlay picture of a white heron by Jeff Nelson, signed at the lower right. Excellent condition. Made of madrone, myrtlewood, kekele, ash, maple, oak, koa, imbuya, black walnut, wenge, padouk, managre and mahogany woods from Oregon, Africa, Hawaii, Brazil and Honduras. Honduras mahogany frame. The frame measures 28 x 24 inches. The creation of an exclusive Hudson River Inlay image begins first with a rough sketch by the artist. The next step is to capture the essence of the subject with just a few subtle lines that convey its motion and vitality. The result is a final line drawing that serves as a blueprint for each individual piece of inlaid wood art.
National Biscuit Company display box for the New Haven Bakery promoting the Favorite Milk Biscuit as "A Perfect Health Food." Circa 1900, in original dry, untouched condition.
Teplitz hand painted vase made at the Amphora Porcelain Works (Reissner, Stellmacher & Kessel) in Turn/Teplitz, Austria. Classic Art Nouveau style, excellent condition. Measures 6 inches wide by 8 inches tall.
Antique brass National cash register in excellent condition, including the marble ledge. Wonderful crisp cast brass detailing. This cash register is #313 of a special limited edition of 1000 issued by the NCR Company Corporation in 1985; it was made for the Sanzo family. It measures 21 inches high x 9.5 inches wide x 16 inches deep.
Melissa Leslie Greene hand made ceramic pot or jar, signed and dated 1988. The design motif is a celebration of childbirth, with 4 mothers bringing their babies into the world. Melissa "Missy" Greene grew up in both Connecticut and among the mountains and lakes of Rangeley, Maine. Her works are held in many important collections. To read a bio, please go to: www.melissagreene.com/pgs/melissa_bio.html. The pot measures 12 inches high and 14 inches wide. Original untouched condition with some natural kiln firemarks.