Here's something that doesn't come along very often: an absolutely stunning set of vintage towel holders. Much nicer than anything we can find in the shops now, these feature heavyweight brass brackets in the romantic form of giardinetti -- meaning "little gardens" in Italy, where the design was introduced into 18th century Rococo jewelry. A giardinetto (the singular) is any ornamental bouquet in a basket, urn or other container...
A pair of Hardstone trees in cloisonne enamel jardinieres
The leaves and petals consist of rose quartz and other hardstones, in a footed rectangular jardiniere.
Early 20th Century.
Height: 15 1/4 inches ( 38.7 cm) each
Antique double-sided handpainted restaurant trade sign. From english steak house. Enamel painted on heavy metal surface. Excellent Condition for its age. Two-sided English steel pub sign "The Bull" with wrought iron strapping and mounts, late 19th to 20th century, 39"h x 33 1/2"w, old repaint, in good overall condition.
A set of three substantial cast stone garden corbels with nice wear and accretions of moss and lichen. Each is 14" high by 13" in diameter. Condition commensurate with age.
44" wide, 22" deep, 31.5" high.
A pair of very sturdy cast iron estate gates with gilt metal crests and decorative elements. This kind of nicely balanced scrolled design is usually found only in wrought iron. In two sections each 31.5" wide and 81.5" high. In good condition.
Grey marble French-style mantle, 46" wide, 14" deep 40" high, interior: 32 1/4" wide, 32" high--approx. See us for other marble mantles.
Vintage industrial lockers salvaged from an old factory in New England. There are two sets of triple lockers and two sets of double lockers. They have been sand-blasted and powder coated in a metal grey in side and out. Triples are 78.5" high by 36.5" wide by 16" deep. Sporting original dents but otherwise in very nice condition.
Art Deco, green glass and gilded wood, circa 1940, two pairs (one shown in thumb nail photo - see details to view all). 4" long. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE VERMONT ANTIQUES DEALERS ASSOCIATION (VADA), THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). **
Approx. 27.5" high. Best to be repainted a better color.
A nice substantial pair of artisan made hammered copper roof finials in the form of an acorn raised on an octagonal base. These are beautifully crafted and have been used for some years as interior decor but could equally be used in the garden, developing a wonderful patina over time. Each is 30" high by 16.5" across at the base. Excellent condition.
Wall Box for flowers, circa 1940.
Having old white paint. Grape clusters, approx. 32" wide, 9" high.
A Very Handsome, quite old fragment of carved wood. Mounted on a block of beveled edge acrylic. Perfect for a console table or bookcase. Measures a total of 11 5/8" tall on a base of 6" x 4". Price includes shipping & Insurance within the U.S.
Included here are a pair of unique and impressive 30" tazzas crafted from rock crystal and featuring gilt bronze pedestals in the shape of neoclassical capitals. Each measures 30.25" tall and 8" across at the top (76.8 cm and 20.3 cm). They each weigh an estimated 90-120 lbs. Condition is excellent, with no chips or repairs and with no deep scratches.
17" high, note one with losses at base. Old paint distressed.