Category: Decorative Objects

Wonderful Carved Wooden Figures

Wonderful carved wooden figures dressed in the 18th century fashion. These were likely store figures used to attract customer interest. Each holds a basket and she carries a filet or marketing net. They are painted black over layered,Continue reading

Happy Buddha Decorative Statue

The Happy Buddha, a symbol of wealth and contentment, rides atop a frog in this playful portrayal made of bronze cast in two parts. 19th or early 20th century Asian. Minor losses. H. 15″, w. 6.5″,Continue reading

Pewter Charger

Pewter is an alloy of tin, lead, copper, and antimony. Most 17th and 18th homes would have had some quantity of pewter done in the stylish forms of the period. In a polished finish, theyContinue reading

Pewter Teapot

Pewter is an alloy of tin, lead, copper, and antimony. Most 17th and 18th homes would have had some quantity of pewter done in the stylish forms of the period. In a polished finish, theyContinue reading

Pair Pewter Porringers

Pewter is an alloy of tin, lead, copper, and antimony. Most 17th and 18th homes would have had some quantity of pewter done in the stylish forms of the period. In a polished finish, theyContinue reading

Unusual Charger-like Dish

  Pewter is an alloy of tin, lead, copper, and antimony. Most 17th and 18th homes would have had some quantity of pewter done in the stylish forms of the period. In a polished finish,Continue reading

Below, an 18th pewter century tankard, English or Continental.This is a large and attractive tankard with usual signs of age and use. Initials are probably for the owner. No visible touch marks. H. 18″. $210.

18th Century Pewter Charger

The 18th century pewter charger is a large 16.5″ diameter size and excellent for display on a country sideboard. It could be used for service as part of a buffet dinner. An owner’s initials are on theContinue reading

Pewter Tureen

Large Pewter tureen, early 1800’s, big  finial with good detail, early style side lift handles. This would make a most attractive centerpiece on a table or chest in less formal or country setting. Condition is very goodContinue reading

Antique Baroque Wine Cooler

The tulips bloom in this Baroque Revival, (about 1880-1910), copper repousse’ piece which I prefer to call a wine cooler. Playful putti lean again a tendril cartouche holding the mask of a goddess. Lion and ringContinue reading

19th century Anglo-Indian model

We offer this 19th century Anglo-Indian model of a palanquin for your enjoyment and transportation planning.  Forego the machinery of the 21st century and make style your priority for the new year. Within the sedanContinue reading

19th century brass oil lamp

A 19th century brass oil lamp in early Roman form, now wired and mounted on marble. H. 23″ overall. $285.

Bronze by Magrou

 Bronze by Magrou. A Maiden Kneeling beside a Recumbent Lioness, bronze with silver, gilt, and antique finishes on a verde marble separate base. H. 16″, w. 21″, d. 13.5″. by Jean Marie Joseph Magrou, (French, 1869-1945.Continue reading

English dummy board

   English dummy board. Perfect to act as a firescreen or as a figure in your hall to appear as an occupant, dummy boards were produced in the 18th and 19th centuries. This  late 19thContinue reading

Chinese garden seat pair

Chinese garden seat pair, these are in a more cinnamon colored red lacquerwork . The tops are garden views and the sides carry tendril and leafage designs much like the porcelain of the period. Restored.Continue reading

Bugles, horns, equestrian hunting gear

Bugles. more equestrian hunting gear here, all brass, 19th and early 20th century. Five horns in all. Don’t be caught without it on the morning hunt. $235 for all.

“Les Chevaux de Marly” bronzes.

Bronze representations of the two famous sculptures representing “Les Chevaux de Marly” with a horse rearing and groom trying to control it.   The originals in Carrara marble, executed between 1743 and 1745 by Guillaume CoustouContinue reading

Anglo-Indian chest– SOLD

Molded steel straps bind this handsome polished mahogany Anglo-Indian chest. A decorated hasp and bail handle are at front. Late 19th or early 20th century.  H. 7″ w. 16″, d. 12.5″.  $195.

Chinese trays, 19th century

Group of three Chinese lacquer small tray tables, 19th century, all with tray tops but each different otherwise. A nice stack, overall height, 28.5″, 18.5″, d. 14. To be sold together, $595 for all three.Continue reading

Bed warming pan, 18th century

Bed warming pan, 18th or early 19th century. Fill the pan bowl with hot coals from your fireplace. Then place the pan between the sheets in a sliding motion to warm them briefly. Never aContinue reading

Canterbury, early 19th century

      An English mahogany Canterbury, early 1800’s. These were intended for sheet music but work well for books and magazines if you are careful. H. 19.5″, w. 19.5″, d. 20″.  $ 495.

Bed warming pans, late 18th century

American bed warmers with Birmingham made brass pans. Warm the bed before entering by sliding these over the sheets when the pan is filled with hot coals. You really haven’t tried everything have you? H.Continue reading

French Candlesticks, Circa 1720

  A pair of French candlesticks, circa 1720, cast and seamed construction. Octagonal bases with conforming baluster stems. H. 9″. 

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

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.

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.