Known for her portraits of well-known American's during the first half of the twentieth century, I believe this is a rare landscape done by Emmet (1866-1952). This is possibly an area in Stockbridge,MA, where she had a studio. Signed Emmet lower left, signed on reverse in pencil Emmet. Oil on canvas/board, image size 10" x 8", frame size 14 1/2" x 12 1/2".
Mahogany side chairs with diamond splat and finely carved ball and claw feet. The crest rail on these chairs is a rare and probably undocumented form; these chairs are marked number IV and VII. One chair retains its original red gum, two-part, corner blocks; the other with replaced blocks. Both chairs have their original poplar slip seats. These chairs have an old, possibly original finish; the legs/feet on both are in excellent condition. Height 39 3/8", overall width 24 1/2", sea ...click for details
Beautiful watercolor by the Irish-American artist William Magrath (1838-1918). Magrath's paintings can be found in a number of museums to include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Image size approx 25" x 19 1/2", frame size 29 1/4" x 24 1/2". Signed lower right W. Magrath, dated 1874.
Stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815) dated 1787. The sitter is the 'Reputable and Honorable Countess Spencer'. Excellent condition with faint plate impression in margins. Plate size approx 8" x 11 1/2", frame size 17 1/2" by 21 1/2".
Watercolor of an area called Ramblersville, present day West Hamilton Beach, Queens New York. This, I believe, is a rare view of the fishermans squatter shacks built along Hawtree Creek following the civil war. On the back is written Ramblersville L.S.. L.S. is possibly an abbreviation for looking south/late spring. A similar watercolor by this artist sold at Weschler's auction house in DC on 24 April 04, sale 1276 lot #626. This is in excellent condition. Image size approx 14" x ...click for details
Serpentine card table with mahogany top and carved base in beech. Secondary woods are pine and elm. The top when opened has dished pockets and what appears to be the original baize liner. A rare and graceful table in the Louis XV manner. French? German? Width 40", depth 19 1/2", height 29"
Watercolor by the Belgium artist Albrecht Dillens (1844-77) of the bridge/canal house at Gent. Very good condition with old frame and glass. Frame size 20 1/4" x 18". Image size approx 13 3/4" x 10". Signed lower right Alb Dillens, titled "Rabot Gent".
French or Italian table in pine with traces of old paint coverings. Secondary woods are pine and poplar. Lions head draw pull appears to be an early replacement. Width 34 1/2", depth 22 1/2", height 28 1/2".