Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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Antique Art

Italian Countryside Landscape Painting

Italian Countryside Landscape Painting

Just purchased by us and proudly displayed here, this large (39.5" x 48.5" overall), Old Master offers an arcadian view where the romance of the Italian countryside includes ruins of ancient civilization. This extensive view move your eyes through multiple scenes as...

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Japanese Vintage 20th Century Brown Lacquer Panel

Japanese Vintage 20th Century Brown Lacquer Panel

An unusual find for us, this Japanese vintage 20th century brown lacquer panel has an incomparable chocolate-like surface. A parrot glides from its perch in the wisteria branches to the tree peonies below. All in silver and gold with touches of pink and green on the...

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Italian 17th or 18th Century Oil on Canvas

Italian 17th or 18th Century Oil on Canvas

This intriguing Italian 17th or 18th century oil on canvas hung in our front hallway awaiting a cleaning for far too long. After a recently completed light professional cleaning, at last the sky is a bit bluer and details are clearer. Soldiers gather at sunrise...

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17/18th Century French Carved, Gilt Baroque Period Frame

17/18th Century French Carved, Gilt Baroque Period Frame

French carved and gilt Baroque period frame, 17th-18th century. Outstanding deep carvings typify this period. Minor restoration. If you don't happen to have the right Old Master oil to fit it now, you may want to add a mirror to make a place for this on your walls....

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French Still Life with Shellfish and Game Oil on Canvas

French Still Life with Shellfish and Game Oil on Canvas

Late 19th century French Still Life with Shellfish and Game oil on canvas by Raymond Tholer. Born in Paris November, 1859 Tholer made his debut at the Salon in 1877. He received honorable mention in both the 1882 and 1889 Universal Expositions (source: E. Benezit)....

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Oil on canvas by Alfred de Dreux

Oil on canvas by Alfred de Dreux

Above a Frenchman and his son enjoy a ride in the country. Overall 20" x 26.25". Oil on canvas by Alfred de Dreux, born in 1810 into a privileged and colourful family.[1] He was the first child and only son of the architect, Pierre-Anne Dedreux (1788-1834).[2] His...

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Portrait Miniature, early 1800s

Portrait Miniature, early 1800s

They will say he was a ship's captain for his high collared double breasted blue jacket. Of academic quality, apparently in oil paint, with incredible details in his curly locks, shaded tones in his face. Much detail is there seen with a good eye or magnification. H....

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Portrait Miniature of the Early 1800s

Portrait Miniature of the Early 1800s

A stylish young beauty is the subject of the portrait miniature of the early 1800s. With period dress and jewelry, she is carefully painted in detail in this most difficult medium reflecting the work of an academically trained artist. H. 4" with frame, w. 3". $225.

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19th century American Still Life of Jars

19th century American Still Life of Jars

19th century American still life of jars with an antique brass pail and an 18th century type brass and iron skimmer set on a shelf with a cloth. Canvas on board with a 19th century frame. Minor wear. 16" x 14.5". $275

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18th Century English Portrait

18th Century English Portrait

English 18th century portrait. A young woman poses in a most extravagant gown for this most imposing formal portrait. A fine academic piece. H. 30, w. 25",  $1700. She will be accompanied by a proper gilt baroque frame.

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