Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

Member of the Minnesota Antiques Dealers Association

Decorative Objects

Dutch repousse’ work coal hod

Dutch repousse’ work coal hod

The best Dutch repousse' work coal hod that we have ever seen in brass! Floral and roping details are hand raised here to great depth. Called a coal hod but extremely useful as a holder for small wood, newspapers, or kindling.next to the fire box.19th century. H. 22",...

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Chinese tin tea canister, 19th century

Chinese tin tea canister, 19th century

Chinese tin tea canister, 19th century. Gilt decoration on a black ground. Originally for shelved tea storage, numbered "24". Now wired as a lamp.Softly worn original paint. Height 34 inches base height 19 inches, shade diameter 14 inches, base diameter 11 inches....

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Large hand done 19th century copper vessel

Large hand done 19th century copper vessel

This large hand done 19th century copper vessel was made for food storage or preparation and is tin lined. Full of the artisan's detailed work with a central rosette, strapwork hinges, side lift handles, and a front lid lift. The incurvate body stands well....

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American two-part pewter tureen, circa 1840-50

American two-part pewter tureen, circa 1840-50

American two-part pewter tureen, circa 1840-50. A vine strap handle carries the molded lid above the lower bowl with leafage and scroll handles incorporating bone detail. The attractive bulbus form has typical oxidation. Height 9 1/2 inches, width 12 inches, diameter...

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English pewter tankard, 18th century

English pewter tankard, 18th century

English pewter tankard, 18th century. A turned finial rests on a lid attached by means of a strap handle to a baluster tankard form. Minor denting, nice old Patna. Height 12 inches width 6 1/2 inches Diameter of base 5 inches. $195.

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Painted Venetian carnival mask

Painted Venetian carnival mask

Extremely rare Painted Venetian carnival mask, 18th or early 19th century. Designed to be hand held. A rare and surprising carved wood mask crowns the wearer with a shell like device and central cabochon. Ribbon work outlines the eyes and face above a hand hold in...

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American signed pewter tea pot

American signed pewter tea pot

American signed pewter tea pot circa 1830-40s. In good condition with minor repairs. Signed with his mark "L. Boardamn* Warranted* " on the bottom . H. 8", w. 11". d. 5.5". $125.

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Dutch Delft Garniture Set of Five

Dutch Delft Garniture Set of Five

Dutch Delft Garniture Set of Five, 17th century, including three baluster or bombe' form jars with two flaring Ku form vases. The three have the foo dog finials. Each is designed to copy the Chinese export forms of the period to compete with that product in the...

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