This lovely bronze after the German sculptor, Johann Philipp Ferdinand Preiss (1882-1943), depicts an exotic female dancer. Measures: 16.5 x 19 x 7 in (41.9 x 48.3 x 17.8 cm). Estimated weight: 25-35 lbs. Affixed to a variegated black and grey marble base. Signed "F Preiss". This piece was photographed in low light conditions, and the dark area toward the right side of some images is simply a shadow. There are no other markings other than the signature.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1970 item #1032403 (stock #za-404)
This set of eight glasses were designed by Tapio Wirkkala for Venini in the 1960s. They feature his distinctive inward finial and horizontal blue and red stripes. They are unsigned and in excellent condition, with only light scratches, and no visible cracks or chips. Measures: 6 in (15.2 cm) tall, 2.7 in (6.9 cm) across.
This pair of antique carved wooden wall brackets depict Bacchic figures surrounded by vines and grape bunches. They date from the nineteenth century and have been regilded. Height: 9.5 in. (24.13 cm). Depth: 6 in. (15.24 cm). Width: 7.8 in. (19.81 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Lighting : Torchiere : Pre 1970 item #1032703 (stock #za-165)
This vintage aluminum lamp from the 1960s or 1970s features three spun aluminum cylinders, the widest of which measures 5 inches across. Designer and manufacturer are unknown. Possibly by George Kovacs or Robert Sonneman. Each has its original socket. The socket in the largest tube rests at the bottom, while the sockets in the smaller tubes are fixed toward the top. Condition is very good. There are a few dings and light scratches, consistent with age...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1970 item #1052638 (stock #za-447)
This bulbous glass vase with narrow neck, with pale blue stripe and red murrines, has been attributed to Antonio da Ros (Italian, 1936- ) for Gino Cenedese, circa 1959-1965. Condition is excellent. There are no visible cracks, losses or deep scratches. There is no signature. Dimensions: 9.8" H X 6" Dia (24.9cm H X 15.2cm Dia).
This antique bronze bust of a lovely woman is signed Fortiny. There are no foundry marks and we know nothing about the artist. Measures 10.75" tall, 11" wide and 5" deep. Additional images forwarded upon request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1078641 (stock #raphael-056)
This impressive Italian majolica planter or cache pot measures 28.5" wide by 17.75" high. Purchased in Italy approximately ten years ago. It features bright gold and royal blue glazed decoration and lion masks on two sides. No known markings or hallmarks of any kind. Overall condition is very good. It's somewhat dirty from outdoor use, but can no doubt be easily and quickly cleaned with a damp cloth. Estimated weight is 80-120 lbs...
This lighted pedestal with built-in magazine rack has been attributed to Neal Small for Kovacs, circa 1970. Condition is excellent, with no deep scratches or pitting. It has two sockets and original cord with on/off floor switch. It also has its original frosted glass top with no damages. Measures 34.5 by 12 by 12 in. Additional images forwarded upon request.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1980 item #957062 (stock #levin-207)
Included here is a matching pair of lucite table lamps, circa 1970, by Van Teal. Each measures 31" high, 15" wide and 10" deep and each has their original lucite finial. Each are in fine working order. Condition of each is excellent. There are a few light scratches here and there. Etched signature reads " Van Teal ". Shipping point: Hudson NY.
Included here is a pair of ceramic table lamps from the 1950s or 1960s attributed to the Heifetz Lighting Company. Depicted are abstract male and female figures with yellow-green and speckled grey-black glazed finishes. Each measures 20" tall to the top of the socket. Ceramic figures alone measure 15" by 8.5" by 6". Each is in excellent condition, with no chips, scratches or repairs. Each is in fine working condition as well...
Included here is an antique Bohemian enamelled and gilded bowl and matching underplate attribued to Moser. Plate measures 6.5" across and bowl on plate measures 3.5" high. This pair date from the nineteenth century. Condition is good. There is a small chip from the rim of the bowl and a tiny chip from a point along the scalloped edge fo the plate.
This antique China trade chest dates from circa 1890 and was made from aromatic camphor wood. Recently restored, professionally photographed and imported from India. This form of chest was popular in the 19th century for preserving linens and other delicate items, and this chest was likely used along the Silk Road. It was designed in campaign style with removeable trays and compartments almost like a traveling dresser...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #762183 (stock #jjj-220)
This wonderful old Fulper chocolate service is in excellent condition with no repairs and no visible cracks or chips. Pot measures 11 1/4" high by 6 1/2" wide. Cups measure 4 1/2" high by 3 1/2" wide. Total weight of set is 8 lbs. 2 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Pre 1920 item #765083 (stock #schussel-018)
Included here are two matching, Christian (Catholic or Protestant) ecclesiastical brass lamps from the early 20th century. (Only one lamp is shown. Other lamp is in comparable condition.) These hand-hammered brass lamps feature the designs each of the three panels at the base, including two tablets representing the ten commandments, a lamb representing Jesus, and a triangle with sunburst behind representing the holy trinity. Each are in good working order...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1900 item #765094 (stock #berger-010)
This antique Georgian dumb waiter table in mahogany features two surfaces with their original reticulated brass galleries, tripod base with original animal paw brass caps at the feet. Measures 30" high and 20" across. There is an old, professional repair to one leg. This table resides on the upper west side of Manhattan in New York City and may be seen by appointment.
Included here are two antique, framed aquatint engravings by Charles Hunt depicting sporting scenes after the oil paintings by John Sturgess (1864-1903). The first is entitled Queen's Huntings...Shewing the Way, and the other is entitled Queen's Huntings...Not This Time. Each carries the marks of the engraver and publisher as follows: "ENGRAVED BY CHARLES HUNT & SON" and "LONDON PUBLISHED FEB. 27TH 1875 BY G.P. MCQUEEN". Frames measure 26.5" by 32.5" and the plates measure 18" by 23".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1940 item #770844 (stock #rhapsody-f10)
This vintage, rectangular walnut mirror dates from the height of the Art Deco period, circa 1920-1940, and features classical decorative bronze mounts at the corners and sides (including swags, rosettes and wreaths). Measures 49" high by 28 3/4" wide by approximately 1" deep. Veneer has small losses at each of the four corners on the edge.
This pretty brass umbrella stand features chased decoration in high relief, and depicts a Dutch marketplace scene. Measures 32.5" high, 14.75" wide and 12" deep and weighs an estimated 8-12 lbs. Appraised by Sotheby's in 1998 for $800. Shipping point is the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York NY 10128. This item comes from the collection of Roni Steinberg Sokoloff, and resided in her former 63-acre estate in Bedford NY known as Cantitoe Farms...