The set is comprised of 2 arms and 4 sides and have been repainted. One of the armchairs is similar by association and is slightly larger. They have original rush seats. A similar set is featured in Boscobel.
Seated Jizo Bosatsu, the hands pressed together in the gassho adoration mudra, sculpted in shallow relief from sandstone. Late-Muromachi Period ca. 1550. Minor old loss.
Height: 33.5 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 9 cm
A charming example of folk sculpture in stone, showing clear stylistic signs of a pre-Edo manufacture.
If placed outdoors, this stone can easily be inserted into the ground. For indoor display, it can be propped up against a wall or other form of lateral support.
A pair of 18th century wrought iron fire dogs. This is a fine pair of hand forged dogs. Dimensions 11" wide at feet x 10" long x 14 1/2" high. Hold your logs on a pair of these dogs. These dogs are split at the back (consistent with age and use) A great antique find.
Beautifully hand carved Victorian floor lamp. Contemporary wiring. Dimensions 15" x 15" at base x 68" at top of finial. No shade. Very good condition. Ready to illuminate.
19th century hand forged brass pole fire screen. Beautiful shield design w/ hammered impression of various plants and symbols, at the center a man. Attached to the shield are 5 hooks for fireplace tools (tools not included). Adjustable shield on brass pole, supported on a tripod base. The top of the pole offers candle holders. This is really a unique piece. Dimensions 14" x 14" at base x 55" high. Very good antique condition.
Beautiful 19th century ebonized paper mache tilt top occasional table. This lovely table is inlaid with mother of pearl and hand painted with gold leaf highlights The architectural inlay depicts a village scene with a couple in the foreground. Beautiful scalloped edges. The table tilts up for display and easy storage. Truly a beautiful victorian piece. Dimensions 25" diameter x 37" high31" high. The table is supported on an octagonal scalloped and ebonized base...
Early Queen Anne oak drop leaf swing leg dining table circa 1725-40. Tapered legs ending in pad feet. Very good condition, original surface with great patina.There are some old repairs which is typical to see on true period tables like this one. This table is a very hard to find larger size, it measures 27.25" high, 53.5" long, 17.75" wide with the leaves down, and 55.5" wide with the leaves up. Each leaf is 19.5". The table easily seats six, and is easy to sit at because of the swing leg design...
Having original top with molded edge top, carved knees and trefid feet.
Classic period wing chair, having shells on front knees, Provenance, Parke Bernet, NY, 1963. Private collection from PA.
12.2" x 8'9"--note thin areas and minor defects to selvage.
This is a very appealing late 19th Century Rococo Commode made from an exquisitely patinaed walnut, highlighted by its original serpentine shaped Orange Jura Brocatelle marble sitting upon a lovely bombe facade offering a great storage capacity thanks to a total of 4 drawers, all mounted with their original bronze acanthus shaped handles and escutcheons, adorably accented with floral patterns and supported by intricately sculpted cabriole legs...
This is a very nice beginning of the 20th Century Standing Mirror, boasting an elegantly simple frame with an exquisitely patinaed burl mahogany veneer highlighted with pierced bronze crest and ormulus depicting Urn with foliage and floral patterns, surrounding the original beveled mirror. Note some dark spots can be seen on the mirror due to the age. Circa date 1910. Dimensions 74"high/ 29"wide. This item is currently $560.00 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.
This is an adorable beginning of the 20th Century Louis XV Style Side Table made from a nicely patinaed oak, consisting of a wooden beveled top sitting upon a nicely scrolled belt providing a single drawer all gracefully supported with lovely cabriole legs. Note some scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa 1900. Dimensions 28½”high/ 28"long/ 17½”deep. This item is currently $445.00 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.
This is a very nice beginning of the 20th century Console made from solid pine and directly inspired of the Empire era more or less a century earlier. This elegantly simple piece is topped by its original Belgium Red beveled marble sitting upon an arched belt supported by boldly turned columns, connected to the straight back legs by a massive bottom shelf. Note the pierced bronze ornamentation embellishing the piece; the medallion at the center of the belt is actually sculpted from wood...
Early antique American country four drawer mahogany chest c1830 with turned feet. Excellent original condition including its original brasses and finish. Measures 44.5 inches wide by 19.5 inches deep and 41.5 inches high. Wonderful hand cut dovetails and wood back boards. This item is on display in our gallery at Clock Tower Antiques
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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...
This is an adorable pair of chairs made from beech wood around the second half of the 19th century, directly inspired of the Louis XVI style, less than a century earlier, consisting of a shield shaped caned medallion seat-back standing upon a large seat supported by graceful fluted legs. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa date 1880. Dimensions 36"high/ 18"seat height/ 17"wide/ 17"deep. This item is currently $445.00 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.
This is an exquisite late 19th Century Mirror, directly inspired of the Louis XVI period more than a century earlier, consisting of a beautiful pierced carved cartouche depicting tied ribbon upon an horizontal beveled mirror trimmed by a rectangular frame accented with twisted ribbon pattern. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen on the frame as well as some corrosion on the mirror itself. Dimensions 19”high/ 54”wide. This item is currently $445.00 S&H not included until June 30th 2015.