A pair of wood obelisks, made in Italy and painted to look like green marble (faux marbre) The top half rests on 4 gold balls which sit on a plinth (4" x 4" x 6" tall). The form of the obelisk originated in Egypt. The Romans stole 13 Egyptian obelisks from Ancient Egypt and set them up in their beautiful piazzas around the Eternal City, where they remain to this day, often topped off and Christianized by the popes with a bronze orb and cross. This small pair (20" tall) wa ...click for details
Very nice 3 piece bath or bedroom bureau set consisting of a tray (11" x 8"), a soap or trinket dish (5" x 3.5") and a cup (4" tall). The set is made of a clay like earthenware with a yellow glaze that has worn away very artistically revealing a terra cotta colored pottery. The bottom of each piece has 3 initials, FGW, and a number: 13 on the cup, 1211 on the dish, and 1063 on the tray. Condition of all 3 pieces is excellent except that the dish has a hairline crack t ...click for details
Silver plated water pitcher probably used at Mass by the acolyte to wash the hands of the priest, decorated with the names of Christ, the Chi Rho, the IHS and the Alpha and Omega. All four feet of the ewer are angels in albs with praying hands. Height is 8.5"
Beautiful pair of red, white and gray marble urns with brass handles and feet for the mantle ca 1930. Height is 9.5" Base is 3.5" deep by 3.75" wide. Condition is excellent except for a crack on the front of one and a chip out of the back of the other. Both defects are hardly noticeable and the latter does not show up in the pictures. Also there is a gap on the bottom front panel of one which does show up.