A fine example of the work on noted American artist, Frederick McDuff. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1931, Frederick McDuff's desire to be a painter brought him to New York City, where he attended for a short time the Art Students League. Finding his greatest inspiration in the Impressionist masters, notably Boudin and Corot, he developed his own vision. In the early 1960's he relocated in Washington, D.C., where he lives and paints today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #627967
Moghul jewelry is exceedingly rare, having been "recycled" for its pure gold and fine gemstones during centuries of war and political upheaval. This exquisite example of Persian artistry has a central floral motif set with diamonds on a pavee of rubies. Each of the eight points of its star are set with diamond., sapphires, an emerald, a carnelian, a topaz and a pearl. The finely detailed back features a champlevee design of a bird and floral motifs. Circa 1630.
"One step closer and I ring for the servants!" In flawless and unrepaired condition, this fine silver item recalls another era, with afternoon tea a given and dinner clothes in the evening a necessity. It bears the hallmark of The Thomae Company and reflects the quality that company produced. American, 1920's. Approximately 1-1/2 inches to the top of its ivory button and 2-1/8 inches in diameter.
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“He is covered with stars, ribbons and medals, more like a Prince of the Opera than the Conqueror of the Nile. It is really melancholy to see a brave and good man, who has deserved well of his country, cutting so pitiful a figure.” This was written by General Sir John Moore upon receiving this painting of his friend and fellow defender of England, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #161752 (stock #303AAA)
This attractive tobacco bottle from French Camaroon, circa 1920, is carved from fine boxwood with the likeness if a Legionnaire in his visored cap, which still bears much of its ebonizing. The bottle opens with a simple screw-cap, and a boxwood spoon is attached by a leather thong through the figure’s neck. Around 5-1/2 inches tall and 1-1/4 inches wide.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #13514 (stock #11AAA)
WOODAHL, Francis (1938 to 1984) "Prairie Morn," tempera on board. Picturing in very fine detail a wonderfully peaceful scene: a young squaw is bathing in a stream with tepees in the central background, behind which rise verdant hills and a snow-capped mountain range. A moment in Paradise! And a fine opportunity to obtain a work by this distinguished Western artist. Approximately 10 by 12 inches, Barbizon frame. Cf: "Contemporary Western Artists," 1982 (Bonanza)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #15245 (stock #85AAA)
The charm of this generously sized sterling silver bowl is its simplicity. The only ornamentation is a beautiful torqued band running almost free-standing around the rim. Of excellent weight and condition, it bears the hallmark of Towle. Made around 1940 to 1950. Approximately ten inches in diameter and 2-1/2 inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #21262 (stock #134AAA)
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Classical simplicity is exemplified in this large and elegant cup by Tiffany & Company. The softly textured straight sides rise from a border of laurel leaves in strong relief and are capped by a pearled rim. A sweeping monogram in interlaced script reads, I think, “ELT.” Hallmarks indicating purity at “Eng(lish) Sterling 925-1000” and “G & W” for directors Grosjean & Woodward date the piece to 1854-55. Mint condition...