From our European Collection, a very fine and elegant Victorian era marquetry inlaid credenza, late 19th century circa 1865-1890. This beautiful piece is dark walnut inlaid in stylized foliate strapwork design, using a softer and lighter colored wood for the inlay material that is most likely either tulipwood or fruitwood. The piece is adorned with wonderful gilt bronze castings on the columns and base area that are essentially artwork unto themselves. There is one central panel door (with orig ...click for details
We recently had this chair re-upholstered in a rich, royal blue velvet in order to show it at its true potential. Please see our item # 1087151 to view the chair in its prior condition. The original item description from its previous listing is repeated below for readers' convenience:
From our European Collection, a good 19th century hand-carved hall chair with an armorial / heraldic shield, probably Spanish ...click for details
From our European Collection, a good 19th century hand-carved hall chair with an armorial / heraldic shield, probably Spanish in origin. The wood used is a dense and heavy hardwood which appears to be either walnut or mahogany. The chair is armless and rests upon wooden casters.
Size and Condition: 50 inches tall, 18 inches wide, 18 inches deep. Overall very good condition with mostly minor surface wear to the w ...click for details
From our European Collection, a good late 19th / early 20th century cast iron mirror, probably English. A charming but unpretentious piece that can complement many different styles of decor.
Size and Condition: 28 1/4 inches tall, 16 inches wide. Excellent condition, no repairs or restoration and the glass appears to be original: Some general wear to the ironwork commensurate with age as seen in the second clo ...click for details
From our European Collection, a very elegant late 19th / early 20th century bronze lamp, probably French or English, featuring a well-cast swan atop a lumbering turtle. This is the second of two fine lamps we recently acquired from the estate of a former New York based antique dealer. Please note the close-ups of the swan and the turtle: these are both quite finely executed.
From our European Collection, a very elegant late 19th / early 20th century bronze lamp, probably French or English, featuring trumpeting cherubs and well-cast floral motifs on a tapering base. A very well-balanced and dignified piece with a good patina.
Size and Condition: 28 inches tall, 16 inches wide across lamp shade. There is some general but minor wear to the bronze commensurate with age and handling, on ...click for details
From our European Collection, a good and substantial pair of Continental hand-carved black walnut chairs, 19th century, featuring claw feet and floral motifs carved in deep relief. The seat cushions are a mustard / gold colored silk and are either original, or later 19th / early 20th century replacements.
Size and Condition: 36 inches tall, 19 inches wide.
From our European Collection, a very fine Federal Giltwood Pier Mirror, early 19th century circa 1800-1820, featuring a looking glass surmounted by a good maritime scene, bordered on top by a pair of angels exquisitely rendered in gilded gesso suspended beneath an overhanging cornice, and flanked by gilded ribboned columns on the sides.
This particular mirror is an excellent example of its kind, and is especially ...click for details
From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a fine dore bronze wall sconce, late 19th to early 20th century, fully gilded with four separate candlestick holders cast in floral motif. We are not positive whether this is French fin de siecle, or American Art Nouveau circa 1905-1915, but in any event an elegant piece. We probably didnít do this piece proper justice in the way we photographed it, but at night with 4 candles aflame, it is a very striking and evocative piece.
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