Refined carving of St. Francis, 19th century. Old painted surface with flaking. H. 24.5″, w. 14″. $650.
French Boulle desk box, late 19th century. Opulent in all ways, this bombe’ form chest is mounted with extensive brass floral inlays, ebony, mother-of-pearl, precious stones, and tortoise shell. All sits on winged lion’s pawContinue reading
A 19th century tile in the most rich rich tones of yellow, green, and blue. The mythical figure is wrapped in tendrils spilling from an urn on a plinth with incurvate corners. Some wear from age. H.Continue reading
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 giltContinue reading