Antique Jewellry and Decorative Arts from Fiona Kenny Antiques
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #1117480 (stock #6639)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$80.00
A really fine example of the hand coloured copper plate engraved print, plate 114, entitled "MOURNING SNAKE, var. Tojuque Seba.", from the original by James Heath. Published in 1801 for inclusion in "Kearsley's Systematic Natural History" series published in various volumes and with various topics beginning in 1800, this plate is from Volume 3 "Amphibia", published in 1802. Notations on the print include: MOURNING SNAKE, VAR. TOJUQUA SEBA., 1801 JANy 1 LONDON PUBLISHED BY G. KEARSLEY FLEET STREET., HEATH SCULP., 114. It has been mounted in a 14" x 11-1/2" mat which has been wrapped in plastic with a printshop's label. The viewable image measures 8" x 5". This image is in excellent condition with no rips, tears, bends, foxing, soiling, fading, losses, damage or repairs. We have two more similar prints from this series - please see our other listings. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Tracked packet shipping to the U.S. starts at $16.80 (other spots may vary) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #1117476 (stock #6638)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$80.00
A really fine example of the antique hand coloured copper plate engraved print, plate 113, entitled "MOURNING SNAKE", from the original by James Heath. Published in 1801 for inclusion in "Kearsley's Systematic Natural History" series published in various volumes and with various topics beginning in 1800, this plate is from Volume 3 "Amphibia", published in 1802. Notations on the print include: MOURNING SNAKE, 1802 JANy 1 LONDON PUBLISHED BY G. KEARSLEY FLEET STREET., HEATH SCULP., 113. It has been mounted in a 14" x 11-1/2" modern mat which has been wrapped in plastic with a printshop's label. The viewable print measures 8" x 5". This image is in excellent condition with no rips, tears, bends, foxing, soiling, fading, losses, damage or repairs. We have two more similar prints from this series - please see our other listings. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Tracked packet shipping to the U.S. starts at $16.80 (other spots may vary) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1970 item #1115243 (stock #6634)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$290.00
An evocative semi-erotic colour lithograph print entitled "Nokemono", (translated from Japanese - outcast) produced in 1969 by Fumio Tamura (Japan, 1941-). Fumio Tamura was born in the Nagano prefecture, and he graduated from Tokyo Art College in 1968, so this 1969 litho dates from early in his career. It is in a metal frame, and it measures 24-1/2" x 21", with an image size of 18" x 14-1/2". It is a very small edition issue, inscribed in pencil 2/7, with the title in Japanese and in English NOKEMONO and it has the artist's signature F. Tamura '69. It retains the original Toronto gallery sticker on the back, and this print is is in excellent condition with no foxing, tears, staining, fading, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $37 (other spots may vary, air is higher) - tracking and insurance are included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1073336 (stock #6489)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$165.00
A scarce and vintage 19th century framed lithograph on cardstock/board depicting two children carving a pumpkin. The picture measures 10-1/14" x 13-1/2" and it is in a gilt gesso 16-3/4 x 14" period frame. The print has various notations, including: FROM THE AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST, BF REINHART 1870, HENCKL & SCOTT (illegible), ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS A.D. 1872 BY ORANGE, JUDD & CO. IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CON(obscured). It has a tissue backing, and it is in very good vintage condition with no scrapes, foxing, losses, damage or repairs other than a lift and tear at the signature and some spotting and wear to the gilding on the frame. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $24 (other spots may vary) - insurance and tracking included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal, only VISA and MASTERCARD.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #936723 (stock #6262)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$129.00
An 8-3/4" x 6-5/8" numbered, limited closed edition engraving probably of Angers Cathedral by the German engraver Karl (Carl) Max Schultheiss (1885-1961). Starting out in Germany, he moved to the U.S. in the 1930s, where he had a 1938 exhibition of his etchings at the Art Institute of Chicago. This etching, in the original 16-1/4" x 16-1/4" black painted wood frame with original mat is signed on the right lower corner; it has a 98/350 number in pencil, and it has an embossed WOLGEMUTH & LISSNER BERLIN printer's mark. It would have had the original T. Eaton Co. inventory sticker and a label stating: "ORIGINAL ETCHING bearing the artists signature. This proof has been printed by hand from the original copper plate, etched by the artist and is published in a short limited edition, the plate ultimately being destroyed. Published by Wohlgemuth & Lissner, Berlin" as found on our other contemporary Schultheiss etching. This art etching is in excellent original condition with no tears, foxing, holes, fading, losses, damage or repairs, however the backing paper and stickers are absent on this example. We have another similar Schultheiss etching - please see our listings. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $34 (other spots may vary) - insurance and tracking included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1930 item #936721 (stock #6261)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$129.00
An 8-3/4" x 7-1/4" numbered, limited closed edition engraving titled "ANGERS, CATHEDRALE" by the German engraver Karl (Carl) Max Schultheiss (1885-1961). Born in Germany, he moved to the U.S. in the 1930s, where he had a 1938 exhibition of his etchings at the Art Institute of Chicago. This etching, in the original 16-1/4" x 16-1/4" black painted wood frame with original mat is signed on the right lower corner; it has an 8/350 number in pencil, and it has an embossed WOLGEMUTH & LISSNER BERLIN printer's mark. It has the original T. Eaton Co. inventory sticker (number 651); the label states: "ORIGINAL ETCHING bearing the artists signature. This proof has been printed by hand from the original copper plate, etched by the artist and is published in a short limited edition, the plate ultimately being destroyed. Published by Wohlgemuth & Lissner, Berlin." This art etching is in excellent original condition with no tears, foxing, holes, fading, losses, damage or repairs, and the backing paper is loose from the frame on three sides but still present. Se have another similar Schultheiss etching - please see our listings. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $34 (other spots may vary) - insurance/tracking included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: we DO NOT accept PayPal.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #833666 (stock #6005)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
On Hold
A stipple engraving by C. Knight (engraver, printseller 1743-1826) c1785, that depicts a young Lady Georgiana Cavendish (1783-1858), after a painting by Thomas Hardy (1757-1805). Lady Georgiana (1783-1858) was the daughter of William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire and Lady Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of Devonshire. Her mother was a celebrated beauty and society leader of her day, and has been recently portrayed in the movie The Duchess - she was also an ancestor of Princess Diana. Lady Georgiana Cavendish married George Howard, the 6th Earl of Carlisle and they had 12 children (she was then known as Lady Georgiana Morpeth, Countess of Carlisle). The print has printed on the bottom: PAINTED BY T. HARDY, ENGRAVED BY C. KNIGHT, LADY GEORGIANA CAVENDISH DAUGHTER OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE and LONDON, PUBLISH'D MAY 16TH, 1785 BY WM. AUSTIN, DRAWING MASTER &c. AT THE PATRIOTIC PRINT ROOMS. No.41. St. JAMES'S STREET. William Austin was an engraver, print seller and drawing master, and he ran Patriotic Print Rooms at St. James's Street in 1785. Charles Knight was an engraver and print publisher, and may possibly have been a pupil of Bartolozzi. This print has a site size of 8-3/4" x 11-3/4" (to outer plate impression) and it is in a later (c.1900) painted and gilt 14-3/4" x 11-3/8" frame. This item is in excellent original condition with no rips, holes, foxing, staining, tears, losses, damage or repairs other than a gesso loss to the frame. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Expedited tracked shipping to the U.S. starts at $30 (other spots may vary) - insurance and tracking included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT ACCEPT PayPal.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #821398 (stock #5968)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$160.00
A vintage, original dated hand tinted copper plate stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi dated 1786. This print measures 11" x 8-3/8" (imprint size) and it is in a later (c.1900) painted and gilt 14-3/4" x 11-3/4" frame. It has the following inscriptions: "Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds", London. Published Dec 12th 1786 by E.M. Diemar, No. 114 Strand, and "Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty. The image is titled The Honourable Miss Bingham" and it has flesh and blue hand tinting. This item is in excellent original condition with no tears, foxing, image staining, fading, losses, damage or repairs other than some uniform paper darkening and a water stain at the bottom 5/8" away from the paper border impression. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted. Surface shipping to the U.S. starts at $24 (other spots may vary) - insurance/tracking included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT accept PayPal.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #722192 (stock #5608)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
On Hold
An unusual and early hand tinted lithograph print titled "Washington Family", by Nathaniel Currier before his partnership with James Ives. From the 2 Spruce St. era (1838-56), this 13" x 8-1/2" small folio print (image size only) comes in a late 19th century mahogany veneer frame. This print is signed "WASHINGTON FAMILY. GEORGE WASHINGTON HIS LADY & TWO GRANDCHILDERN (sic) BY THE NAMES OF CUSTIS." It also states "LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER 2 SPRUCE ST N.Y." This print has hand colouring, including a green tree, George's cuff and Martha's dress, a blue coat and drape on the male grandchild, yellow trim on the chairs, epaulets, table drape and buttonholes, faint yellow on the granddaughter's dress, and small touches of pink on the upholstery. This image is different from some of the later Currier & Ives prints of this subject, and this unusual Ives print is in excellent original condition with no tears, foxing, staining or other damage, with only slight losses to the frame veneer, some yellowing of the paper, and a small white spot on the paper's margin and beside the girl's head where the paper hasn't yellowed. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are secondhand and may have slight signs of gentle use. Surface expedited tracked shipping to the U.S. begins at $26 (other spots may vary) - insurance/tracking included in shipping quotes. Expresspost-air post and Fedex are available for faster shipping options - please email with your zip code or postal code for the rates. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #627896 (stock #5279)
Fiona Kenny Antiques
$350.00
A fine quality late 18th century copper plate etching by Francesco Londonio (1723-1783) of Milan, Italy. This Georgian period etching is from the Costumes Pastoris (Pastoral Customs or more commonly, Pastoral Scenes ) series. Image size (taken from the plate indentation lines) is 36 cm. x 27 cm. (14-1/4" x 11"). This series was produced for Consigliere Mellerio. This item is in the collection of the National Digital Library in Portugal, and a collection of Londonio's etchings resides at the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (F.A.M.S.F.), amongst others, and there are some etchings from this specific series in the F.A.M.S.F. collection. The F.A.M.S.F. dates this series to the 18th century. It has an 8 in the lower right corner, indicating that this is plate 8 in the series. It is housed in a later 19th century black finished wood frame measuring 21-5/8" x 18-1/2", and it is in very good original condition with no cracks, tears, repairs, losses, damage or repairs other than some very fine overall speckled foxing and a central crease. Shipping to the U.S. starts at $30 (other spots may vary) - tracking/insurance included in shipping quotes. Items paid with a credit card will be shipped to confirmed addresses only. We do ship internationally. All of our prices are in $US. PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT ACCEPT Paypal.