This antique Bacchus themed terracotta sculpture after Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (1824-1877) depicts a group of cherubs stomping wine grapes. It dates from the late nineteenth century and measures 16.25" (41 cm) tall and 20.5" (52 cm) wide. It is signed "Carrier-Belleuse". Our price is firm.
Included here is a matching pair of gilt bronze singled candle wall sconces in the French Louis XVI style, featuring tied ribbon motif, beaded decoration and blooming and blossoming flower heads. They both have modern sockets and wiring and are ready for use. Each measures 19" tall and 6.5" wide. These fixtures will compliment any neoclassical decor, including English Regency, American Federal and French Empire...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1183160 (stock #ha-629)
This lovely antique vase in the Japanese Imari style is an exceptional example of Chinese export porcelain. It features ormolu bronze mounts including female lions clawing at grapevines, pedestal in the Rococo style and a simple mount decorating the rim. All gilded surfaces are original. Measures 20 in (50.8 cm) tall.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1980 item #1052828 (stock #za-610)
This glass goblet with banana motif by the important American studio glass artist, Robert Levin (1948- ), is entitled Cup with Appeal. It dates from circa 1977 and is in excellent condition, with no visible cracks, losses or deep scratches. We have not found a signature. Weighs 1.0 lbs. This design is shown and discussed in Masterpieces of American Glass, published by the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, 1990, with text by Jane Shael Spillman and Susanne K. Frantz...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1950 item #1053209 (stock #za-592)
This pretty figurine by Tyra Lundgren (1897-1979) was made by Venini circa 1935-1940. It is in very good condition with only a few noticeable scratches and no visible cracks, losses or repairs. Underside has the Venini stencil etched hallmark. Weighs 3.5 lbs. Dimensions: 7" H X 11" W X 3.5" D (17.8cm H X 27.9cm W X 8.9cm D).
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #1098284 (stock #bp-108)
This female portrait dates from the third or fourth quarter of the nineteenth century, and is likely of American origin. We have not found a signature. It resides in an old frame, but which is not likely original to the painting. Frame measures 37 by 31.5 in and the stretcher measures approximately 25 by 30 in. Condition is very good. There are no visible losses and some degree of craquelure, and the surface appears to have been varnished sometime in the recent past...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1900 item #1080268 (stock #ha-1061)
This framed, antique enamel plaque depicts a medieval lady of the court with a young woman or girl. Frame measures 12.5 x 15 x 2.6 in, and the portion of the plaque which is visible measures 7.4 x 10 in. We have not found a signature.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1980 item #921841 (stock #levin-298)
This large Martaban mottled brown-glazed earthenware jar measures an impressive 34.5" tall and 31" across, and features writhing dragons across the shoulder and sides. Dyed and braided bamboo decorates the neck. Its condition is very good. There are no repairs or serious damages, but there are some chips from along the bottom edge. We believe this piece is relatively new, probably dating from the late twentieth century...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #904582 (stock #ha-568)
This antique glazed white porcelain cachepot by Sevres features gilded ram heads. It measures 9.5" tall and 10.75" across (24.1 by 27.3 cm). Condition is very good, with no visible cracks or repairs. We also have a similar but larger Sevres cachepot in the same style which is available separately.
Included here is a pair of dore bronze wall sconces with neoclassical, figural blue and white Jasperware porcelain plaques. Each measures 11.5" tall, 3.25" wide and 7.25" deep. Neither has internal wiring nor sockets, but we will be happy to add hardware for a modest fee. These items reside in our client's gallery on the Upper East Side of Manhattan ( New York City ) and may be seen by appointment.
Included here is a pair of matching antique cast bronze sconces in the neoclassical style, featuring green patinated finishes and enamel painted tole metal flowers. Each has candelabra sockets and candle covers, plus remnants of old wiring which must be replaced. (We can rewire for an additional cost.) Each measures 15.5" tall, 9.75" wide and 3.75" deep. These items reside in our client's gallery on the Upper East Side of Manhattan ( New York City ) and may be seen by appointment.
This glass bowl with engraved Battuto stand in deep violet was designed by Laura de Santillana (1955- ) for Venini and produced in 1986. Condition is excellent. There are no deep scratches and no visible cracks. Signed and dated with original clear Venini label. Stand and bowl weigh 10 and almost 4 lbs. respectively. SIZE Overall Dimensions 6" H X 16.5" Dia 15.2cm H X 41.9cm Dia
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1970 item #762735 (stock #levin-216)
This fabulous vintage mirror features a three-dimensional lily pad motif crafted from copper and sheet metal, and very likely a work by Curtis Jere. Measures 31" wide, 20.5" high and 4.5" deep and weighs an estimated 15 lbs. May be hung horizontally or vertically. Signed with the initials " DT " or " DF " in the center of one pad in upper right corner...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #761922 (stock #rs-034)
This twelve-piece dessert service, appraised for insurance purposes in 1998 by Sotheby's for $7,000 and attributed Coalport, is now believed to be from Samuel Alcock. From an important Bedford NY estate. Provenance upon request. This service has a turquoise ground decorated with ivy leaves enclosing twelve different flower specimens, with the Latin species name painted on reverse. Overall condition is very good, with no visible chips or restorations...
Included here is an exceptional watercolor by the nineteenth century German painter, Otto Tilche. Depicted is a bedouin on camelback crossing a beach at sunset. The work is signed by the artist, "O Tilche", in the lower left corner. The painting resides under glass in a period frame measuring 23.5 by 20.75 by 1.25 inches. The painting measures 20 by 12 inches. Condition is excellent. The painting is flat and there are no visible signs of foxing or other damage...
This antique humidor or teapoy is crafted from solid rosewood and is in excellent condition. It has metal casters which appear to be original. It measures 32" tall and 17.5" in diameter. This item resides in our client's gallery in Westchester County NY, and may be seen in person by appointment.
Included here is a pair of antique soft paste porcelain or pottery urns with blue glaze finish, circa 1880s, and decorated with Roman chariot racers on front and profiles of Greek or Roman males, and mounted upon turned wooden pedestals with gold finish, drilled for use as lamps in the early 20th century. Each measures 21" tall and 6" across. ( Grecian Neoclassical )
This framed etching by James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) depicts an elderly woman seated and working in a cramped kitchen, and is known as La Vieille aux Loques from "Twelve Etchings from Nature" from 1858. It is recorded in Kennedy book as plate 21. Frame measures 13 by 17 by 0.6 inches and the plate measures 5.75 by 8.25 inches.