A nice old (late 19th or early 20th century) model of the British square rigger, Erin. H.18″,l. 28″, d. 6.5″. $170.
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
A rare pair of mid-18th century Battersea candlesticks, our latest. The enamels were intended to provide a less costly version of the gold and porcelain snuffboxes and objets de vertu imported from Paris, Geneva, andContinue reading
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
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
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
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
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
A Holiday gift for wine lovers! Patinaed bronze wine cups on black marble bases are cast with a lively Bacchanal scene incorporating fawns, robed women and Bacchus. Various pitchers and chalices are detailed. H. 7″,Continue reading
The Thai Buddha is of gilded wood with an inscribed plinth. 19th century. H. 9.5″, $150.
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
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