ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS -- even used as background for graphics or lamp shades this paper is unbelievable !!! It was for the local estate of the former Ambassador to Japan right after WW II -- it is super thin slices of various corks applied to gilt paper -- the warm earth tones and antique gold are very attractive -- there are 2 double rolls -- one is in the original shipping packaging -- the other is unwrapped and has a few inches of roughness -- the wallpaper store that sold this in the 60's is s...
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.
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). **
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...
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.
An Original Bed from Frank Lloyd Wright's house for Herbert F. Johnson, "Wingspread". This Oak Bed measures about 77 1/4" by 42" by 13 1/2" and is from the Service Wing. See our other listing for a companion bed from one of the Guest Rooms.
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.
32" tall x 26" deep x 16" wide.
Approx. 27.5" high. Best to be repainted a better color.
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.
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.
Arts and Crafts opalescent glass lamp shade of ribbed and flattened form, made circa 1900. The shade measures approximately 16 cm / 6 1/4 inches at its widest and 6 cm 2 3/8 inches high. The standard size bulb holder hole measures approximately 2.8 cm \ 1 1/8 inches in diameter. The photographs show the shade from both sides. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs, this I guarantee. I am happy to ship worldwide. Please email if you have any questions...
Decorative vintage cast iron urn without ears ca 1930. Very suitable for table top use indoors or out. 15.5" high by 16" in diameter with 6.5" square base. Old white paint finish
17" high, note one with losses at base. Old paint distressed.
Bronze garden fountain consisting of three putti surrounding a decorative palm stem supporting a scalloped basin with 4 putti heads from which water spouts. Original date uncertain, though variations on this design have been manufactured both in the US and Europe since the mid-nineteenth century. Provenance: a private building in Manhattan. Overall 51" high, bowl diameter 42", base is 22" square. Is in fine shape with nice patina.
Pair of Arts and Crafts opalescent glass lamp shades of slightly flattened bell form with vertical stripes of opalescence, made circa 1900. The shades measures approximately 10.5 cm / 4 1/2 inches at its widest and 8 cm 3 1/8 inches high. The standard size bulb holder hole measures approximately 2.8 cm \ 1 1/8 inches in diameter. The photographs show the shades from both sides. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs, this I guarantee. I am happy to ship worldwide...
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.