Lithographs of cattle varieties from Emile Baudement's "Les Races Bovines", Paris, 1864. These are hand-colored in hand-finished frames. Sold as pairs - the bull and cow of each variety; in this instance "Pinzgau" and "Parthenais". More are available. Each is 26.5" x 22.5". Conservation framing materials used.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1068198 (stock #AR026.01)
A two section faux bois birdcage in shaped concrete with peaked roof in early brown paint color ca 1930. 20" wide by 17" deep by 34" high. Condition commensurate with age.
A vintage cast stone birdbath with a nicely proportioned design, American from the Mid-West ca 1930. Has an old paint surface and is one solid cast piece. Overall 33" high with a basin diameter of 24" and a base diameter of 10". In good condition.
Angel/child figure from Victorian period sculpted in marble. 25" high, 12" wide, 8" square at base. A few chips from the ends of the wings.
Lattice and grid design Victorian wirework chairs, American ca 1890. One with square back, the other round back. Both with capped feet. Some detail missing from leg aprons. These chairs are not typical of most wirework side chairs in that they are unusually large, sturdy, and comfortable to sit in. The round back is 35" high, 20" wide and 22" deep. The square back is 35" high, 24" wide and 23" deep.
Nineteenth century wrought iron gate with twisted, curled and scrolled elements. Only two of the decorative arrowheads remain on the upper curve. Old green paint finish. 37.5" wide by 38" high. In good condition.
Nineteenth century wrought iron gate with hexagonal design elements and arrow head spikes (some damaged). Nice old metal patina. 37" wide by 42.5" high. In good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Garden : Decorations : Pre 1910 item #1149345 (stock #UR/060.04)
An unusual set of four diminutive antique cast iron urns in the campagna style with an old paint finish, ca 1900. These would be great used indoors for small topiaries or other decorative arrangements. Each is approx. 10" high with an 8" diameter. Condition commensurate with age.
Pair of table lamps of bisque in the figural representation of a boy's head and a girl's head, marked Limoges ca 1950. Nice faces. 38" high with shades 15" x 15". In very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1980 item #926239 (stock #UR/046.02)
Unusual pair of art-deco design composition garden urns with a glazed faux finish. These are heavy duty pieces with a very graphic appeal. Each 29" high, 26" wide, 22.5" diameter bowl, 13" square at base. In excellent condition.
Framed lithograph (heliograph) in sepia titled "Theatre de Pompie a Rome" by Chauvet drawn after Baltard's excavations of 1837, showing detailed elevations as well as overview. 32" wide by 21" high. Framed with conservation materials.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Fixtures : Pre 1980 item #1183781 (stock #UR/067.02)
Nice pair of vintage cast iron table-top finials, or urns with lids, with a rubbed white finish, useful for decor inside or a small outdoor patio. Pleasing fluted design on lids and sides. Each is 12" high by 9" in diameter at the top and 5" at the bottom. in very good condition.
Set of three framed heraldic crest engravings, hand-colored, ca 1800 in mats with marble paper border. Each 15" wide by 17" high. Framed with conservation materials. Sold as set of three.
Set of Elizabeth Blackwell copperplate engravings of medicinal plants from the New World. These herbals, with original hand-color, were published as a medical reference book by Christoph Jacob Trew in Nuremberg in 1757. The original British publication was in 1737. They are bright and lively representations on rag paper. Each 18" wide by 22" high in hand-finished frames. Framed with conservation materials. Set of up to 16 available.
Framed lithographs of early Edinburgh by SD Swarbreck from "Sketches in Scotland", London, 1839. These are particularly fine early lithographs depicting all facets of life in Edinburgh in the early 1800's. Many others are available. This pair framed in a burnished metallic wood frame, each 25.5" x 21". Framed with conservation materials.
Original hand-colored butterfly prints by Sir William Jardine from his "Naturalist's Library" vol 36, published in London in 1843. Framed in hand-finished "specimen" frames each 12" x 15". All framing materials are conservation quality. Sold as pairs only.
Framed engraving of Marcus Aurelius mounted on horse by De Sandrart, executed in Antwerp in 1677. A finely detailed line engraving from one of the earlier masters. 21" high by 17" wide. Framed with conservation materials.
Hand-colored engraving of boat scene titled " Vue de la Faubourg a Dordrecht Proche de la Porte du Grand Cour" framed in a Dutch-style frame. From Belthazar Frederic Leizelt's "Vues d'Optiques" ca 1775. Text in French and Dutch, with title at top in reverse supposedly to do with "magic lantern" slide-show techniques employed at the time. 26" wide by 22" high. Framed with conservation materials