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A Superbly Carved 19th Century Marble Bust of a Woman

Catalogue: Fine Art: Sculpture: Stone: Pre 1900   item# 1264368

A Superbly Carved 19th Century Marble Bust of a Woman
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From our European Collection, a superbly carved 19th century marble bust of a beautiful young woman, intricately fashioned with wonderful detailing to her cameo necklace, her hair adornments, the fleur de lis motifs on her clothing, and so forth. Absolutely fabulous, this is a very high quality example executed with high refinement and realism.

Size and Condition: Height 22 inches, width 20 inches, depth 9.5 inc ...click for details


A Fine Large Oil Painting by Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: German: Pre 1920   item# 1262889

A Fine Large Oil Painting by Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl
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From our European Collection, a fine and quite large oil on canvas of a seated gentleman, by Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl 1855-1932. The painting here signed but undated, but most likely 3rd quarter 19th century, and likely no later than 1920. The following information courtesy of Wikipedia:

Gaugengigl was a German-American painter and engraver who worked primarily in the United States. He specialized in portra ...click for details


Giltwood Fauteuils A la Reine, late 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: French: Pre 1900   item# 1262278

 Giltwood Fauteuils A la Reine, late 19th century
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From our European Collection, a fine pair of Louis XVI style giltwood fauteuils a la reine (Queen's Armchairs), last quarter 19th century circa 1875-1895, constructed with a banded upholstered back surmounted by a carved and gilded laurel wreath above a guilloche (braided interlaced ribbon) banding, flanked on both sides by turret motif finials continuing to outset arms on reeded baluster supports, all above a newly upholstered in red fabric shaped seat, raised on tapering legs. ...click for details


English School, 19th Century, Mary Queen of Scots

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900   item# 1261257

English School, 19th Century, Mary Queen of Scots
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From our European Collection, a large and very finely painted 19th century oil on canvas, English School, depicting Mary Queen of Scots bidding farewell to her followers on her way to the gallows in 1587.

Courtesy of Wikipedia: Mary, Queen of Scots (7 December 1542 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and Queen consort of Fra ...click for details


A Fine Oil Painting by William Robert Symonds, 1875

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: British: Pre 1900   item# 1260938

A Fine Oil Painting by William Robert Symonds, 1875
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From our European Collection, a very fine oil on canvas by British painter William Robert Symonds, signed and dated 1875. Symonds, who lived from 1851-1934, was a genre painter known for touching scenes of people and animals, and most often of small children in random snapshots of everyday life, where he captured well their innocence and curious musings. His works are carried by several UK- based institutions, most notably the Colchester and Ipswich museums, and in his day, he was often exhibit ...click for details


A Superb Victorian Silver Tray, Mappin and Webb, 1897

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1900   item# 1260368

A Superb Victorian Silver Tray, Mappin and Webb, 1897
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From our European Collection, an absolutely marvelous Victorian sterling silver two-handled oval serving platter by Mappin & Webb, London, 1897, fully marked, with superb chasing and casting featuring floral scrolls and phoenix, open-work gallery lions, basins and ancient mask heads, and with curled serpents for handles. An extraordinary tour de force in silver workmanship, definitely one of the finest trays of its type we have encountered in awhile. ...click for details


A Renaissance Revival Gilt Pier Mirror, 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Mirrors: Pre 1900   item# 1260366

A Renaissance Revival Gilt Pier Mirror, 19th century
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From our European Collection, a beautiful, large, and imposing Renaissance Revival gilt pier mirror, third quarter 19th century circa 1875-1895, ex-Bonhams. From the collection of the famed Harry Denton, San Francisco California.

Size and Condition: Height including support base 92 inches; width 52 inches. Superb condition, probably re-gilt. Currently on corporate loan to a private restaurant enterprise in San ...click for details


A Napolean III Gilt Bronze Boulle Slope Top Desk, 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Pre 1900   item# 1260365

A Napolean III Gilt Bronze Boulle Slope Top Desk, 19th
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From our European Collection, a stunning Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted boulle marquetry and ebonized "bureau en pente," or slope top writing desk, dating to the third quarter of the 19th century circa 1865-1885. This fantastic and nearly pristine example of boulle work features a rectangular top surmounted by a pierced brass gallery, set above a boulle inlaid slant front desk cover that opens to several drawers and pigeon holes above a larger scalloped drawer. This desk is raised u ...click for details


A Very Fine English Oak Refectory table, late 18th /

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: English: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1252918

A Very Fine English Oak Refectory table, late 18th /
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From our European Collection, a very fine English oak refectory table, late 18th / early 19th century, hand-tooled from solid plank timbers and iron nails, using rustic style hand-carving for design motifs, and with crossbar support on the bottom. This piece has great natural patina to the wood that gives it wonderful character in addition to the charm of its obvious Olde Worlde masculine feel. An excellent example of this style of table making. Can be used as a dining table, work desk, display ...click for details


A Superb Empire Style Mahogany Side-Cabinet, 1850-75

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: French: Pre 1900   item# 1250191

A Superb Empire Style Mahogany Side-Cabinet, 1850-75
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From our European Collection, a superb Empire style side-cabinet or "meuble-a-hauteur d'appui," 3rd quarter 19th century circa 1850-1875, constructed of richly finished mahogany surmounted by a white-veined, dark green marble top, and with a key-locked central door (with original key) which opens to interior shelving, all decorated with exquisite ormolu bronze / dore bronze castings which are an absolute tour de force in metalwork. Utterly spectacular, the metalwork itself is a ma ...click for details


A Charming Rococo Sofa, circa 1900-1920

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: French: Pre 1920   item# 1248488

A Charming Rococo Sofa, circa 1900-1920
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From our European Collection, a charming Rococo sofa, early 20th century circa 1900-1920, probably French, executed with lovely curvilinear lines true to the style, with hand-carved shell-shaped and floral motifs executed into the wood frame, and finished with an elegant but understated two-tone gold on gold damask fabric. The fabric is not original, but is quite likely a re-upholstery job from the 1950's or so, and has survived wonderfully since then. The sofa is structurally sound and ful ...click for details


A Fine Vernis Martin Corner Display Cabinet, late 19th

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: French: Pre 1920   item# 1246781

A Fine Vernis Martin Corner Display Cabinet, late 19th
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From our European Collection, a very fine and elegant Vernis Martin style corner display cabinet, late 19th/early 20th century, probably French. This piece features a three-quarter gallery with a red velvet lined interior (original interior), and inset on the top with a lovely piece of reddish brown marble (also original), nicely veined with whitish / cream colored striations. There is a top frieze applied with fine metalwork consisting of gilt-bronze / dore bronze tassels and foliate scrolls, ...click for details


Carl Johann Spielter, "Sad News," Painted in 1901

Catalogue: Fine Art: Paintings: Oil: Europe: German: Pre 1910   item# 1234364

Carl Johann Spielter, "Sad News," Painted in 1901
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From our European Collection, a masterpiece by German genre realism painter Carl Johann Spielter (1851-1922), entitled "Sad News," painted in 1901. More information to follow: Size: Framed Size 60 inches wide x 48 inches tall.


A Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Side Cabinet, 19th cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: French: Pre 1900   item# 1233478

A Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Side Cabinet, 19th cent
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From our European Collection, a very fine Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted lacquer side cabinet, late 19th century. Elegantly constructed with black lacquered wood, gilded bronze adornments along the top, side, and bottom friezes, and a wonderful central bronze plaque of frolicking cherubs, all surmounted by a veined off-white marble top that appears to be original. Comes with original functioning key.

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A Superb Victorian Marquetry Inlaid Credenza, 1865-1890

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Continental: Pre 1900   item# 1233134

A Superb Victorian Marquetry Inlaid Credenza, 1865-1890
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From our European Collection, a truly superb Victorian era marquetry inlaid credenza, late 19th century circa 1865-1890. This amazing example is a masterpiece of old world craftsmanship, intricately inlaid using at least 4 different types of wood, which we believe are most likely ebony, amboyna, tulipwood and fruitwood. The credenza features inlay to the side, top, and bottom friezes, as well as to the central door panel, all raised on a shaped plinth base, flanked by glass doors on either side, ...click for details

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