This is an exquisite Rococo Crest from the end of the 19th century, originally coming from a door frame, consisting of an intricately sculpted shell, typical of the Louis XV Rococo style, gracefully flanked by foliage, acanthus and volute patterns. Note this piece is sculpted from a single piece of walnut. Minor scratches and a minor chip on the shell can be seen due to the age. Circa date 1880. Dimensions 4 ½”high/ 16"wide...
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
A charming cast iron garden gate with a design incorporating crossed torches and decorative ribbons at center and top corners and formalized floral elements. American, early 1900's. 29" high by 28" wide. Old paint surface. In good condition.
An exceptional pair of very sturdy blacksmith forged wrought iron estate gates, American ca 1890. Design includes elaborate scrolling, foliate elements and spear heads. Each section is 69" high by 78" wide by 1.5" deep to fit an opening 13' wide. All elements intact. In very good condition.
Age: 19th Century.
Origin: Quebec, Canada.
Description: 5 feet wide, this beautiful stained glass window once belonged to a church in Quebec. Hand-stained, the window features the Crown of Thorns of Jesus Christ in the center. It is also framed with an iron rod for easier hanging purposes. Small crack in one of the glass panels.
78" high with 4 panels each 21" wide. Mother-of-pearl and semi-precious stones inlay. A Coromandel screen is a Chinese wooden folding screen coated in dark lacquer that is carved before being painted with gold or varied colors. Possible 19th century and very sturdy. Note: several repairs and some missing inlay.
This is a very nice Crest made from a beautifully patinaed walnut around the middle part of the 19th Century during the Haussmann's renovation of Paris commissioned by Emperor Napoleon III. Typical from the era with its heraldic shape, this piece was the center part of an above the doors panel which must has been part of a larger Boiserie. Circa date 1860. Dimensions 10"high/ 8"wide.
A stunning and colorful pair of Brackets from the end of the 18th Century during the Louis XVI period, each sculpted from single piece of Rouge de France marble, originally coming from Grez-en-Bouère commune in the Mayenne department in north-western France., massively used during the Renaissance period on Furniture or Architectural elements. The quarry was closed by the end of the 19th Century. Circa date 1780. Dimensions 12"high/ 4"wide/ 3"deep...
This is a decorative heraldic-shaped crest made from solid oak by the second half of the 19th century nicely accented with volutes design surrounding the central medallion highlighted with trellis pattern. Circa date 1890. Dimensions 10 ½"high/ 11 ½"wide/ 2"deep. This item is currently $142.50 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.
These are a group of wonderful windows salvaged from a late 19th century church from North Western Ohio. They measure about 8' tall and 3' wide. If you have an interest please let us know and we will provide more images and inforamtion.
Just every once in a while we come across a magnificent piece of miniature furniture made in England circa 1870 as an apprentice piece. An apprentice cabinetmaker would have to create a miniature piece of furniture as his final exam which would exhibit his mastery of all the skills he had studied. And this apprentice piece is a masterpiece of so many intricate skills. It is constructed from mahogany with a mahogany veneer and a backsplash with flat peak...
A beautifully hand wrought pair of iron gates from Rose Iron Works in Cleveland Ohio ca 1920. An important foundry still in business today. Each side panel is 70" high by 6" wide; each main panel is 61" high by 22" wide. Original finish. In excellent condition.
This is a decorative crest made from a solid piece of oak by the end of the 19th century. Note a small repair at the right part of the piece. Dimensions 3 1/2"high/ 16"long/ 1"deep. This item is currently $62.50 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.
Two pairs of identical wrought iron garden gates with decorative leaf and floral elements. All elements remain intact. Each section 27" high by 32" wide (overall gate width 64"). Sections could be used as individual gates, right or left opening. Old black paint finish, very little rust: very good condition.
20" wide, 17" deep, 18" high. Oak with embossed brass and great handles--casters. I almost never buy this form but this one is unusually nice.
This is a beautiful middle part of the 19th century Arch, originally coming from a small Church in the Alpes of Hautes France (South of France), mostly used to display the Status of a Saint, made from two intricately sculpted pieces of carrara marbles highlighted by a colorful triangular decorative element made from A Vimine Breccia marble. The interesting part comes from the fact that this Vimine marble is originally from the same area and the quarry is today closed making it hard to find...
This is a beautiful and massive pair of marble brackets handmade by the end of the 18th century, each sculpted from a single piece of Caunes Speckled Gray marble. The quarry was originally located in Caunes-Minervois in Aude South of France. Used greatly during the 17th and 18th century for furniture, decoration and fireplace. Note minor chips on edges. Dimensions 12 ¼”high/ 4 ½”wide/ 3 ½”deep. This item is currently $345.00 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.