Category: Decorative Objects

Brass Skimmer, 18th Century

An 18th century brass skimmer, probably Continental, with all of the hand work of an early piece evident. L. 18.5″, w. 7.5″. $180.

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.

5863- French Louis XVI Bronze

A French 18th or early 19th  century bronze of two children is mounted to a rouge marble base with molded sides Louis XVI period.  Later gilt. H. 3.5″, l. 6.5″, d. 4″. $345.

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

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