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.
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.
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 : 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
A decorative wall piece in gilt metal depicting leaf covered branches bound by roping, Italian ca 1960. Sizable, graceful, and of nice proportions. Approximately 54" wide by 40" high by 8" deep. In very good condition.
Very nice antique brass bird cage with elaborately stamped metalwork in the pedestal and base and hand-etched detail to the circular wire supports. The cage is surmounted by a crown fabricated from stamped metal sheeting. Overall 28" high by 16" in diameter. Includes original metal hanging chain. In excellent condition.
Etchings of classical statues executed by Frenchman Francois Perrier while working in Rome, published in 1638. Perrier was also known as "Le Bourgignon", hence the combination of the letters FLB as the signature that appears on his etchings. Framed in silver with conservation materials each piece is 16.25" x 21.75". Prints are in very good condition.
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
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.
A carved wood articulated figure probably late nineteenth century. 9" high by 2.5' wide and deep. In nice condition.
Two sets of framed bug prints, chromolithographs from Germany ca 1900. Colorful and lush in metallic finished wood frames, each 12" by 14". Conservation framing materials. Sold as set of 3 vertical and 3 horizontal prints.
Antique bird prints in original hand-color from Johann Leonard (1666-1743) Frisch's "Vorstellung der Vogel Deutschlandes..." published in 1733. This is possibly the earliest publication on domestic birds in Europe. Frames are vinegar painted and framing materials are conservation quality. Each is approx.21" x 26" framed; all are in excellent condition except for the goose print, which has a significant repair (e-mail to discuss).
Landscape in earth tones of field of flowers with river and mountain views. Acrylic on canvas signed Clifton. Framed in muted gold approx. 28" x 24".