Category: Decorative Objects

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

Chinese Silver Punch Bowl

 Chinese export late 19th century repousse’ solid silver punch bowl with Chinese hallmarks. In perfect early bowl form, chrysanthemums fill the outside in deeply worked decoration. The central boss allows for your monogram. Hallmarked. H.Continue reading

Empire Candlesticks With Reflectors

   Elegant French Empire brass candle stands with pierced-work reflectors, ca. 1810. Scrollwork bronze bases feature dolphins and rosettes. H. 22″, w. 7.25″.  $ 1195 the pair.

Huge 18th Century Delftware Pot

The soft gray-blues and hand drawn designs of Delftware always rest the eye. This is an uncommon survivor. I can find no larger holloware listed in my sources. In the early 18th century, this typeContinue 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

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.

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