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A Superb Indonesian Ebony Wood Legong Dancer Carving

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1980   item# 1024009

A Superb Indonesian Ebony Wood Legong Dancer Carving
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a superb Indonesian ebony wood carving of a Legong dancer, expertly rendered capturing the marvelous grace and elegance of this traditional Balinese dance.

As Wikipedia describes it, "Legong is a form of Balinese dance. It is a refined dance form characterized by intricate finger movements, complicated footwork, and expressive gestures and facial expressions. Legong probably ...click for details


A Superb Indonesian Ebony Wood Carving of Ruana

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Sculpture: Pre 1980   item# 1024004

A Superb Indonesian Ebony Wood Carving of Ruana
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a superb Indonesian ebony wood carving of Ruana, expertly rendered with such animation and ferocity that the character looks almost demon-like, so much so that we actually find this particular piece a bit creepy.....But that is ultimately testimony to the tremendous skill of the carver.

For those unfamiliar with the differences between ebony wood and the other woods in the hard ...click for details


A Good Late 19th / Early 20th Century Cast Iron Mirror

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Mirrors: Pre 1920   item# 1022545

A Good Late 19th / Early 20th Century Cast Iron Mirror
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$ 995 

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


An Elegant Late 19th / Early 20th Century Bronze Lamp

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Lighting: Lamps: Pre 1920   item# 1021269

An Elegant Late 19th / Early 20th Century Bronze Lamp
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$ 1,450 

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.

Size and Condition: 24 inches tall, ...click for details


An Elegant Late 19th / Early 20th Century Bronze Lamp

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Lighting: Lamps: Pre 1920   item# 1021263

An  Elegant  Late 19th / Early 20th Century Bronze Lamp
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$ 1,495 

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


A Fine Cast Iron Plant Stand, late 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Iron: Pre 1900   item# 1019837

A Fine Cast Iron Plant Stand, late 19th Century
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From our European Collection, a fine and very ornate cast iron plant stand, late 19th century, most likely French though possibly Spanish, featuring highly detailed and animated figures gracing the corners, along with some very intricate openwork on the legs and stand surfaces.

Size and Condition: 30 inches tall, 15 inches wide, 15 inches deep. Some minor and general wear commensurate with age but really no notab ...click for details


A Fine Cast Iron Letter Holder, Late 19th Century

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Iron: Pre 1900   item# 1019834

A Fine Cast Iron Letter Holder, Late 19th Century
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From our European Collection, a fine and very ornate cast iron letter holder, late 19th century, most likely French though possibly Italian or even Spanish, crisply cast with cherubs and other figures and very intricate openwork.

Size and Condition: 14 3/4 inches wide, 14 1/2 inches tall, 4 3/4 inches deep when opened. Excellent condition. Some minor rubbing on the periphery, and also on the facial extremities of ...click for details


A Good Late 19th Century European Bronze Inkwell

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900   item# 1017918

A Good Late 19th Century European Bronze Inkwell
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From our European Collection, a good late 19th century bronze figural inkwell, probably French.

Size and Condition: 9 inches wide, 5 1/4 inches tall, 6 1/4 inches deep. Some verdigris to the patina, the interior glass ink container liner has a small crack, and the inkwell lid does not fully close, though this can easily remedied with a competent repair. Still fine overall condition.


A Fine 19th Century European Bronze Tazza

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900   item# 1017912

A Fine 19th Century European Bronze Tazza
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From our European Collection, a fine and elegant 19th century bronze tazza, probably French, featuring well-cast leonine head motifs with twisted serpentine handles, supported upon a tapering circular pedestal base with some very attractive and realistically cast floral motifs. This piece has acquired a nice chocolate-brown patina across most of the surfaces.

Size and Condition: 13 1/4 inches across handles, 7 in ...click for details


A Burmese Ink on Palm Leaf Sutra

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Paintings: Pre 1980   item# 1017499

A Burmese Ink on Palm Leaf Sutra
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a small but fine Burmese ink on palm leaf sutra with thayo embossed wood covers, depicting Buddha under the Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment flanked by two adorants in the center medallion, then encircled by disciples and zoomorphic entities in the surrounding images. The reverse side contains sutra writings in Burmese script, not yet translated. Overall workmanship is quite fine with great attention to detail, reflecting the devotion, reverence, and skill of the c ...click for details

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