Russian brass icon lamp decorated by incision with flowers and leaves. Total length from smoke bell to tip of candle holder is 21" Candle holder opening is 4" in diameter and 5" in length. Condition is good.
An elegant, gilt metal sanctuary lamp from France in the Gothic Revival style with gothic arches and turrets, hanging from 3 original metal chains and smoke bell. A green glass votive candle hangs from the chains above the hexagonal base. Total length from smoke bell to the ring at the bottom is 38" The six-sided base is 7.5" wide, perfect size for a small church, chapel or oratory. Condition is excellent.
Wooden box in the shape of a chevron with leaves carved on the top, elm leaves on the sides and 1 maple leaf on the inside of the cover. The initials are carved on one corner: FLL SWD RTH. The date, July 1898, is carved on the other corner. Size is 3.25" long, 2.5" wide, 1.25" high. Condition is excellent with just one chip on the corner near the initials.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon with notes by H H Milman with full page illustrations. Ward, Lock and Co, London: Warwick House, Salisbury Square, E.C. New York: 10 Bond Street. Six volumes of half leather and marbled boards. Size is 9.25" x 6.25" Condition is good with wear and scuffmarks on the marbled boards and leather; the title page of volume 1, picture 6, is partially detached: 1 inch at the top and 2 inches at the bottom. Email us ...click for details
French bronze statue of the Roman goddess of agriculture, seated on a Victorian bench, holding a sheaf of wheat and wearing a crown of acorns and fruit. Height is 16" Base measures 8.25" deep and 8" wide. Condition is excellent.
Silver plated water pitcher probably used at Mass by the acolyte to wash the hands of the priest, decorated with the names of Christ, the Chi Rho, the IHS and the Alpha and Omega. All four feet of the ewer are angels in albs with praying hands. Height is 8.5"
Beautifully painted oil on board, Grand Tour copy of the Renaissance painting by Titian in the Palazza Pitti, Galleria Palatina in Florence, Italy of the penitent, Saint Mary Magdalene. Old, hard-to-read labels on the back state this in Italian. New frame is 15" x 13" Oval shaped board is 8.5" x 7"
French transferware plate ca 1835 with a scene of men fighting with swords. Text in French: Louis D'Assas (Capne. au reg d'Auvergne) au moment ou il crie: a moi Auvergne. Ce soit les ennemis. Flat rimless bottom with the impressed Montereau mark. Lovely border of flowers and leaves. Diameter is 8.5" Condition is very good with a few hairlines above the men and to the left and below the word Louis.
Bronze figure of a bishop saint with a ruggedly handsome face and long hair, wearing a cope, alb, stole and miter and holding an open book. Probably a doctor of the church, possibly Saint Augustine of Hippo. Height is 8" Condition is good with some gilt showing through the soot or black residue on the surface of the metal.
Beautiful bright yellow glazed heavy pottery vase probably ca 1910. Height is 10" Diameter of mouth is 6.5" Condition is excellent with some small pocks in the glaze. There are no signatures or marks on the bottom.