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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #1210648 (stock #387)
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$16500.00
This is a wonderful early bronze figure of Agrippina.This is signed Angelo Derossi Roma.Derossi born 1671 died unexpectedly in 1715.He lived in Rome all his adult life.Not much is known of his life or works. He created statuary for a no...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Photographs : Pre 1950 item #1213503 (stock #389)
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$14500.00
This is a lovely and scarce original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 a well know Swiss photographer.He did a summer and winter version of this view in at least 3 sizes. This is the middle size at 9 by 11 3/8ths.it is mounted on a thin paper board that is 18 3/4 by 15 1/2.It is signed and titled on the board in pencil by Steiner and is in excellent condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1930 item #1215281 (stock #391)
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$10995.00
This is a large original oil on canvas of the ship P.R.Hazeltine E.H.Herriman Master built in Belfast Maine 1876 signed Percy Sanborn. Sanborn 1849-1929 is well known for his detailed ship painting and lived most of his life in Belfast Maine. This large 24 by 26 canvas and 30 by 41 frame is in excellent condition and is fresh out of a local estate where it hung for over 60 years.There is no damage or distress to this painting at all. This was given to a General A.B...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #724569 (stock #270)
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$9795.00
This is a 3 volume 8 vo.set of John Lindley's books called Pomologia Britannica.It was published in London in 1841 by Henry Bohn It was one of the best color plate fruit books ever put out.The hand coloring is of the finest quality and all 152 plates are in perfect condition with no foxing or staining. The set is in its original bindings with raised leather spines...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #289316 (stock #112)
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$3995.00
This is one of the greatest fruit prints of all time and is in excellent cond. George Brookshaw produced the finest book on fruits and flowers ever produced Pomona Britannica. Everything was done in aquatint printed in colors and hand finished with a dark backround.Most plates show several items so the single fruit plates are very limited. The paper is watermarked 1804 and the plate is dated 1807 which makes this a plate from the early edition in parts before the book edition came out in 1812...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1215196 (stock #390)
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$3250.00
This is a large Chinese Export hand carved wood frame. We would date it 1820's to 1850's. Probably a type of sandalwood the out side is 44 1/2 by 33 inches the inner rabbit is 35 3/4 by 23 5/8th inches. The wood is about 3/4th inches thick. The carving on this is incredible. All 4 sides have different scenes carved in them. The top has 8 figures planting crops. the sides each have groups of 5 in a garden below a temple with another figure in it...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1160625 (stock #371)
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$2895.00
This is a great Grand Tour bronze statue titled the Runner.The Greek originals were found in the Roman ruins of Herculaneum.This was produced during the latter part of the 1800's by the Fonderia Aristica Sabatino de Angelis & Fils Napoli Italy.They and Fonderia Chiurazzi were the 2 best of many foundries in Naples at the time.He stands 18 3/4 inches tall and the base is 10 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches.The bronze is in fantastic condition for its age with a nice deep brown patina...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1910 item #992405 (stock #324)
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$2295.00
This is a nice original water color by the well listed Italian Artist Fabio Fabbi 1861-1946. Size is 12 by 18 inches and it is in very good condition with no damages.His water colors have sold for as much as $22000.00.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Pre 1900 item #289560 (stock #154)
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$2295.00
This is a very rare set of Girandole oil lamps from before the Civil War.They have the original Mt. Washington glass oil lamps that the prism holders were cast to fit around the neck.All the metal work is in fine condition.The prisms have some chipping I believe them to be original. The blue and pale white oil lamps have internal cracks in them and are the type of glass that have a rough surface common to this style of glass.I do not have burners for the lamps. In my 35 years in the biz...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1147151 (stock #366)
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$2250.00
This is a rare original set of 4 large 23 by 26 inches engravings by Etienne[Stepanus]Baudet done in Rome in 1672.Baudet was known for his engravings of master artists of the day and was a member of the Royal Academy. This set is listed on Wikipedia as one of his major works.I could find no examples for sale at present. Christie's sold one plate in 1996 for $1300.00 and it had damages.Plate 1 is in very nice condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1045444 (stock #339)
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$2250.00
This is a wonderful Italian bronze by the listed artist Ezio Ceccarelli 1865-1927.This statue is done in a Italian style known as Bozzettismo which implies a casual rapidly executed sculpture in which all the masses lights shadows and surfaces are done well enough to be legible.This was popular from the 1880's to the 1930's.This group stands 22 inches tall and is about 11 inches across.It is signed by the artist and the foundry which was Vignali in Firenze.It is in absolutely wonderful condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1126764 (stock #359)
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$2195.00
This is a rare original stipple and line engraving by John Sartain titled General Marion in his Swamp Encampment inviting a British Officer to dinner.This was done in 1840 for the Apollo Association the first art promotion group in the United States.This large 17 by 20 image + large margins print is in very good condition for its age. The paper is evenly lightly toned through out...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1930 item #1187190 (stock #380)
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$2195.00
This is a original oil painting illustration by William Merritt Berger for a book titled Giles of the Star by Rebecca Rice. It was published by Lothrop Lee and Shepard in Boston in the 20's.It seems to have been a tale of a boy or children that daydreamed up adventures.This painting shows 2 knights in a fight. Size is 21 by 12 1/2+ the original frame.Berger illustrated a number of books. He was born in 1872 and was from New York.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #633954 (stock #254)
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$2195.00
This is a very rare [one of 2 known] ice cream set with hand painted scenes of imaginary polar exploration.Created around 1870 the scenes are derived from illustrations in Jules Verne novels by Edward Riou...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1021407 (stock #335)
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$2195.00
This is a large and dramatic 23 by 29 inch oil on canvas military painting by Ernest Crofts 1847-1911 signed and dated 1867. He is well listed and known for his military paintings.He did a lot of scenes of Waterloo. I am not sure if this is from there or not. The flag he is holding should be able to decide that.This painting was cleaned and laid down on another canvas quite awhile ago. There is a small area at the bottom that was touched up at that point as per my photo and the upper left swords...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #992401 (stock #323)
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$1995.00
This is a original Imperial folio J. J. Audubon lithograph print of the Black Tailed Deer Female.It also has a self portrait of Audubon in the back round!In good original condition with some minor paper bends from handling over the years and a couple light spots in the upper left corner.Matted to 19 by 24 + margins.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1004674 (stock #329)
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$1995.00
This is a beautiful original photograph by Albert Steiner 1877-1965 who was one of the best Swiss photographers from the 20th century.It is titled Kapelle Bei Locarno and is pencil signed by Steiner. The photo is 9 by 11 1/2 and is on it original mount 15 1/2 by 19 inches. It is in excellent condition.Steiners photo's have been rising in value and there was a big show off his works recently.He is well listed in the art price index's.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #697333 (stock #264)
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$1950.00
This is a very rare large format aquatint print of the famous race horse GRAY EAGLE. It was published for the New York Spirit of the Times newspaper which only published from 1835 to 1837.His linage can be traced back to the 1760's and Traveler Robert Lee's horse was a decendent.I could find no other copy of this print for sale and only one other print by Currier of this horse for sale any where! This large print measures 13 by 16 in the plate + margins and is in ex. condition.It was published b...