Category: Decorative Objects

Brass telescope

A brass telescope that collapses to pocket size. This one has protective closures for both ends. Probably English, 19th century. Working order. L. 15″. $125.

French 19th century barometer- SOLD

  Carved and silvered in the Louis XVI taste with leafage and shell decoration. It still has the glass tubing within but, of course, not functional. H. 45.5″, w. 19″. $600.

Blown glass decanters

Early 19th century blown glass decanters.  This is a pair of three mold blown glass decanters in very nice condition. Similar ones are pictured in McKearin’s  ” Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass”. SeeContinue reading

Bed warming pans, late 18th century

American bed warmers with Birmingham made brass pans. Warm the bed before entering by sliding these over the sheets when the pan is filled with hot coals. You really haven’t tried everything have you? H.Continue reading

American Tea Caddy, Ca. 1810.

  American tea caddy or dresser box in cherry and brilliant wavy birch, early 19th century. H. 5″, w. 8″, d. 6″. $225.

19th century Japanese Satsuma Bowl

  An extravagant late 19th century Japanese Satsuma bowl that would be an ideal chest top piece. It’s detailed in bold floral designs with a diaperwork border. No repairs or damages. H. 4.25″, d. 12.25″ Continue reading

French Candlesticks, Circa 1720

  A pair of French candlesticks, circa 1720, cast and seamed construction. Octagonal bases with conforming baluster stems. H. 9″.  $480 the pair.

French Gilt Bronze Candlesticks

 French gilt bronze candlesticks with  a wreath band above a tapered stem on lion’s paw feet. Fine quality. Directoire, ca, 1800-10. H. 10″. Pair $950.


      Santos originate in the Spain and its former colonies. Shown is St. James. This is an early carving and 16th-18th century. The carving of his head is quite detailed and some old paintContinue reading

15th -17th Century Saint or Angel

A 15th -17th century saint or angel richly carved in bold flourishing strokes has a swirling robe and stands atop a cloud. Probably Italian. Later display blocks as a stand. H. overall 75″, figure only,Continue reading

Asian Design Black Lacquer on Leather Screen

  Asian design black lacquer on leather screen, 18th or early 19th century. Crisp decoration features pagodas and exotic creatures against  a landscape ground. Complete with four panels. Later mounted on hardboard for preservation withContinue reading

Italian Mache” Putti

An Italian putti in mache’, 19th or early 20th century. This rendering is done to appear as carved stone which it successfully does in soft natural tones. Restored and with a separate iron stand. PuttiContinue reading

French 19th Century Curtain Tiebacks

French 19th century gilt bronze curtain tie back pairs. Perhaps these could serve as jamb hooks for fire tools. L. 10″, d. 4″ Elegance at $149 per pair.

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

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.