All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1990 item #983813 (stock #210025)
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Large original oil painting on canvas by James Hennessey (American, 20th Century). This work measures 48" by 48" (slightly more in its original strip frame). It is signed "Hennessey" and dated (81) l.r. It is also signed "James Hennessey" and dated on the stretcher. A wonderful large Italian inspired work with a fresco-like facture by a painter who taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art for many years and traveled through Italy for as many years...
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Large and impressive original acrylic painting on paper by Ruth Schloss (Born in Germany in 1922, died in Israel in 2013). This untitled works is signed in Hebrew l.r. It measures 27" by 19" (work alone) and 35" by 27" in its wonderful Lucite frame. In excellent original condition. Provenance: from a Manhattan estate. Ruth Schloss emigrated from her native Germany to Israel in 1937 with her family...
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Original acrylic on canvas by Herb Jackson (American, NC, born 1945). 30" by 22" canvas alone, 33 1/2" by 25 1/2" in its original gallery frame. This painting is signed, titled "Blue Gate" and dated 1987 verso. It also bears the original label from the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte NC. Herb Jackson is a well-known American abstract Expressionist. He had over 150 solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, and his work is represented in over 100 museums.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1221122 (stock #Col1)
Large ritual Pre-Columbian incensario, Mixtec-Zapotec, West Mexico, presumably representing a corn god. Pre 900 AD. 15" high, 17" deep. This type of ritual object is quite rare. Incensarios were used in various cultures of ancient Mexico, and throughout Mesoamerica, for offerings of burning incense during religious and other ceremonial rituals.
Original oil portrait on canvas,circa 1840, of Wilhelm Ludwig Ferdinant, by an unknown (illegible signature) presumably German artist. This painting measures 18" by 14 1/2". It is signed illegibly verso. Also bears comments in Old German identifying the sitter, who lived in Wetzlar between 1807 and 1888, and was Major in the Kings Regiment.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1242761 (stock #OSS2)
Extremely rare pair of Louis Lourioux (France, 1874-1930) Art Deco Lamps, each decorated front and back with a kneeling nude under a blooming tree. Both signed with the mark of the faun playing the flute. Circa 1920. Original fittings. The total height of the lamps is 19". The ceramic base alone measures 11 1/2" in height and 8 1/2 " across. These pieces feature the wonderful color sense of Louis Lourioux, with vivid green, pale blue, and cream enamels over a chocolate ground...
Original painting (oil and gouache on paper) by Ruth Schloss (Born 1922 in Germany, died 2013 in Israel). This untitled work is signed twice as is usually the case with this artist's works: "Schloss" lower left, and "Ruth Schloss" in Hebrew lower right. 19" by 13" (work alone), 30" by 23" in its gallery frame. In excellent original condition. From a NY estate. Ruth Schloss emigrated with her family to Israel in 1937...
Original oil on canvas by and unknown (presumably German artist--the painting is signed illegibly verso) circa 1840, a portrait of a beautiful woman named Therese von Bernswordt Wetzlar (born Oct. 26 1814 in Schluk-Schweinsber, died in Wetzlar Feb. 19 1877; married in Hermanstein on June 6 1843). This painting measures 18" by 14 1/2". In excellent condition.
Antique (19th Century) Central or Western Anatolian prayer or altar kilim, in beautiful condition. 3'4" by 7'2". All natural dyes, complete sides and ends. Two well done old repairs lower left. From a design standpoint this kilim is arranged like an Obruk kilim (the pointed hooked mirhab topped with a tree of life design, and flanked in the spandrels by two more such designs). However the color palette and the feel are not typically Obruk. From a Charlotte, NC estate.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #870484 (stock #2922)
Large and exceptional oil painting on board by Robert Lohman (American, 1919-2001), offered in excellent condition. This painting measures 27" by 47", painting alone and 34" by 54" in its original frame. It is signed and dated 72 l.r. Provenance: from the artist's personal collection. Robert Lohman was a sculptor and a painter. He studied at John Herron Art Institute, at Cranbrook under Carl Milles, and at Yale. He was director of Fine Arts at Cranbrook from 1947 to 1949...
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Antique South Persian rug, Khamseh federation, measuring 53" x 95", in excellent untouched condition. This rug has the characteristic floppy handle one expects from the best of its type. Natural dyes.
Antique Shirvan Kilim (19th Century) in excellent condition, measuring 61" by 125", all natural dyes, very fine weave, original sides and ends. We also currently have antique kilims from the Kuba area of the Caucasus, from North West Persia, from the Veramin area (eye dazzler), from the Malatya area of Anatolia, etc. We also have a few jajims in stock. Please inquire.
Original marble sculpture by Theodor Mallener (Czech, 1892-1978). Mallener is a Czech sculptor born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. He apparently spent part of his life in Germany, where he died (Schwabmunchen, Bavaria) in 1972. He is listed mainly in Czech sources. There was also a sculptor named Mallener who worked in Vienna for the Goldscheider Factory in the early part of the century who may or may not be the same artist. This sculpture is signed Th. Mallener on the base...
Original and early ceramic sculpture by Dorothy Elaine Robbins (American-Israeli/ 1920-1999), circa 1950, in excellent condition. This sculpture has an incised signature. It measures 17" by 13" by 9" base not included. Ohio born Robbins studied at Cranbrook and at the Cincinnati Academy of Art. She taught ceramic sculpture at the Cincinnati Art Museum between 1948 and 1950. She notably exhibited at the National Ceramic Exhibitions of the Syracuse Museum in 1948 and 1950 (cf. Paul Evans, Art...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1120949 (stock #21300)
Exceptional museum quality antique Kashmir shawl, hand-woven (twill tapestry) with embroidered borders, first half of the 19th century, in wonderful condition. One of four shawls collected circa 1860 in India, and which have remained in the same collection until being offered in this web gallery. Please ask for additional photos.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1100950 (stock #21243)
Original oil painting on masonite panel by Doris Totten Chase (American, Seattle, 1923-2008). This painting is signed "D.Chase" l.r. It measures 36" by 20" (43" by 27" in its original frame). Provenance: from the Lawrence Alloway estate. A very similar work by this artist is in the collection of the Seattle Art Museum. Doris Chase studied at the University of Washington and with Jacob Elshin, Nickolas Damascus, and Mark Tobey. She exhibited in 1956 at the Otto Seligman Gallery in Seattl...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #1222448 (stock #21446)
Original grisaille painting (with subtle touches of color) by Arthur Lidov (American, 1917-1990). In excellent original condition and in its original frame. Signed l.r. and dated 1946. 18" by 21" painting alone, 25" by 28" in its frame. A very poignant post-Holocaust work. Arthur Lidov is a major American artist who became famous as a medical and science illustrator. He created murals and sculpture during the WPA, and was widely exhibited, at the AIC (he was born in Chicago), and at the N...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #1222450 (stock #21447)
Original painting (tempera and mixed media) by Arthur Lidov (American, 1917-1990), framed under glass, signed l.r. and dated 1950. In excellent condition. 33" by 27" in its frame. One of two paintings by this artist currently available. Arthur Lidov is known as an artist and as America's foremost medical and science illustrator. He was a WPA artist, for which he created murals and sculptures. Widely exhibited (AIC,NAD, etc.) His studio was next door to Mark Rothko's, and they were friends...