Category: Decorative Objects


6003 – 1790/1820 Sheffield Tea Urn

A Sheffield tea urn, circa 1790-1820 with elegant neoclassic form in “bloody” (meaning, of course, some wear to the copper base material) silverplate. This graceful form is held by slender reeded handles. There is furtherContinue reading


55403 – Moroccan Lead-Glazed Inkwells

Moroccan inkwells from our recent journey there. In or lead glaze with rich polychrome decoration, these are 19th century and reflect a French faience influence. H. 5″. w. 6.5″. $155. The other has a crescent formContinue reading


5335 – Pair Japanese Drum-Form Bins

Pair of Japanese late 19th century or early 20th century drum-form bins. Each is turned of wood, painted black, and mounted with embossed gilt brass decorations. all rests on incurvate feet. HEIGHT 16″ (41 cm)Continue reading


5288 – Copper Fish Poacher

A fish poacher having hand raised copper sides with dovetail construction, is decorated with bosses reminiscent of the baroque and a pair of lift rings. A drain has been covered. Probably Continental, 19th century.  l.Continue reading


5284 – 18th Century Bed Warmers

Appropriate for the season, these bed warmers are slid over the bedding after being filled with hot coals from a smoldering evening fire. Both have the original baluster turned handles in maple with floral engravedContinue reading


5258 – Japanese Ebonized Boxes

From a local collection, these Japanese ebonized ring turned storage boxes have domed wooden lids with gilt, stamp decorated brass applied fittings. Each is supported on four incurvate legs and nicely scaled to flank aContinue reading


3889 – 19th Century “Antiques” Sign

A charming 19th century painted wood ” Antiques” shop sign with later layered paint. Steel banded rim and scroll decoration with steel ring hangers. Ex-Sotheby’s N.Y.  H. 23.5″,  w. 45″.  $450.


8871 – Art Nouveau Box

A stylish floral decorated box from a local collection, circa 1880’s Art Nouveau style in brass with a mahogany liner. Possibly English. H. 3″, w. 9″, d. 5″. $95.

4902 – Thai Buddha

The Thai Buddha is of gilded wood  with an inscribed plinth. 19th century. H. 9.5″, $150.


3484 – Pair Baroque Candlesticks

Among the best we’ve owned, this pair of Baroque candlesticks offers details in swags, putti, and leafage, all in a remarkable old gilt finish. Ht. 36”.


3460 – Rare Pewter Flagon

Rare American pewter flagon, late 19th century, having a double c scroll handle with beaded rims.  Stamped by the maker, “Kaufman, Phila.”. Until these flagons were first discovered, a signed piece by Kaufman was unknown.Continue reading


6526- Italian Blackamoor

The blackamoor is 18th or 19th century Italian and can be easily pictured in a Venetian hallway. These figures often held lights. This one in particular holds a candelabra (not shown in this image) offContinue reading