All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Buddhist : Pre 1837 VR item #722032
Spectacular and extremely rare Giant size antique Buddha Figure dressed in royal robes, lacquer intricately inlaid with inset flat glass/mirror mosaics backed with colored foil and further decorated with moulded relief work forming beautiful spirals. The Buddha seated in "bhumisparshamudra" (subduing Mara), his left hand rests palm upward, on his lap, and the right hand rests on his right knee, calling the Earth to witness...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1360460 (stock #BM929)
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal tea set. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar.

Teapot has stationary handle with split front bracket mount. Creamer has pierced scroll handle wit split mount. Sugar has pierced bracket handles with scroll mounts...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1299570 (stock #BM152)
Pair of 7-light sterling silver candelabra in Chrysanthemum pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: baluster shaft on raised square foot resting on flat volute corner supports. Single central light surrounded by 6 scrolled arms, each terminating in single light. Chrysanthemums applied to socket and wax pan rims as well as base. Twisted leaves applied to shaft. Sumptuous and sculptural.

The pattern (no. 16736) was first produced in 1906...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #780963 (stock #BD483)
This is a truly exceptional, museum-quality large framed micro mosaic plaque depicting the fresco "Aurora and the Hours", a masterpiece painted by the Italian artist Guido Reni in the early 17th century and exhibited in a famous Roman palace. It is a magnificent example of the art of micro mosaic work at its very best and has been superbly and skillfully crafted to the very highest standards imaginable. The subject matter shown in the original painting has been expertly and masterfully recrea...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1367416 (stock #BN284)
Very fine Chinese silver bowl with enamel ornament. Curved sides with molded and scrolled rim, and stepped and domed foot. Applied enamel flora and fauna, including red, purple, and blue flowers with veined green leaves and blue and white birds. Strong color with fine wirework. Foot has tubular frames with raised bamboo and flowers on stippled ground. Hallmarked Wang Hing, a Hong Kong maker active in the late 19th and early 20th century...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1357804 (stock #BM963)
Sterling silver and mixed metal water pitcher. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1885. Globular body, straight neck, and c-scroll handle. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Applied flowers, leafing tendrils, and butterflies. A restrained design with graceful plant and insect motifs. Hallmark includes pattern no. 3077 and phrase “Sterling silver and other metals”. Good condition.

Dimensions: H 7 3/8 x W 8 x D 5 1/2 in. Weight: 25 troy ounces. #BM963

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #1370311 (stock #BN335)
Pair of Regency sterling silver covered dishes. Made by Paul Storr in London in 1817. Each: Rectangular bowl has gadrooned rim with leaves and scallop shells. Double-domed cover has gadrooning and leaf bracket handle with lion’s heads mounted to patera. Engraved armorial with Latin motto Nihil Sine Labore (Nothing Without Work). Hallmarked.

Dishes are on Sheffield plate stands with detachable liners. Each stand has bold gadrooning with leaf-mounted volute scroll supports at corners...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #752469 (stock #BD334 )
This is a truly magnificent museum quality German 800 silver and gilded Jugendstil centerpiece, beautifully decorated with elegantly flowing floral forms and prominently featuring a lovely female figure dressed in a form-fitting robe and carrying an artfully draped scarf. The centerpiece has been expertly crafted, all the surfaces showing the quintessential whiplash curves of the Art Nouveau movement and conveying a lively sense of movement and style throughout...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #700363 (stock #BC427)
This is a magnificent pair of sterling silver five light candelabra by the French silversmiths Boin Taburet in a lovely Renaissance Revival style. Each stands on a stepped circular base, the bottom timed with an egg border accented with shells and the top with a bound reed and leaf design. The baluster shaped stem is supported on a domed based with spiral details and has facetted sides decorated with Each is excellent condition, and measures approx. 21 3/4” high, with bases approx...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1368810 (stock #BN332)
Austrian rock crystal and silver-gilt casket, ca 1880. Oval with hinged and domed cover. Silver-gilt pilaster frame heightened with enamel and beveled rock crystal windows etched with astrological symbols and the corresponding sign in French. On cover's central frame kneels a man before a winged creature seated on globe. An eclectic brew of symbols and ornament from fin-de-siecle Vienna. Beautiful craftsmanship. Hallmarked. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/4 x W 9 1/4 x D 8 1/4 in. #BN332

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #773186 (stock #BD484 )
This is a superb quality large framed micro mosaic depiction of the Roman Forum, skillfully made to the very highest standards from assorted miniature pieces of colored stone...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1332397
Offered is stunning white marble statue of a large Venus sitting beautifully on a green marble column base belonging to the late 18th century, made by its famous Italian sculpture, Antonio Frilli, with the following dimensions: Marble statue of Venus: Width: 13.38 inches, 34 cm Height: 35.43 inches, 90 cm Depth: 17.71 inches, 45 cm Marble green column base: Width: 14.96 inches, 38 cm Height: 40.15 inches, 102 cm Depth: 18.89 inches, 48 cm Antonio Frilli (who died in 1902) w...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Gold : Pre 1900 item #1302425 (stock #1132)
A spectacular pair of 22K gold and enamel elephant-head bangle bracelets decorated with deep red, blue, and green enamel and rose-cut diamonds. Made in Jaipur, India, ca. 1880. Provenance: formerly in the collection of the Maharani of Jaipur. Excellent condition. Total weight: 102 g. #1132
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #774007 (stock #BD333 )
This is an impressive and most unusual Victorian presentation trophy, beautifully made of sterling silver gilt in the form of an amphora vase and handsomely decorated all around with a wide frieze of acid-etched decoration depicting Greco-Romano scenes set between assorted bands of both abstract and geometric forms. At the base of the neck, between the gracefully curving handles, an inscription in large, distinctively shaded upper case letters boldly proclaims the words “Wexford Hunt Club Cha...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1332497 (stock #BM653)
Rare Chinese silver and enamel bowl, ca 1900. Curved and lobed sides. Raised foot. Incised frames with enameled bamboo, chrysanthemum, and birds perched on blossoming branches – wonderful period motifs finely depicted. Hallmark includes Chinese characters. Strong color and deep patina.

Dimensions: H 4 x D 7 5/8 in. Weight: 22.6 troy ounces. BM653

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1368069 (stock #BP913)
Very large sterling silver trumpet vase with chrysanthemums. Made by Whiting in New York in 1909. Wide mouth, tapering, body, and domed foot. Chrysanthemums applied to rim with stems twisting around body. More chrysanthemums on foot alternating with plain gadroons. Acanthus leaves applied near base. Rests on 4 foliate-scrolled feet. A dramatic and tactile Japonesque design. Hallmark includes no. 859 and date symbol. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 24 x D 11 3/4 in. Weight: 137.7 troy ounc...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1837 VR item #1344444 (stock #BM738)
Neoclassical silver oil lamp. Made by Pietro Belli in Rome, 1825-28. Standing classical male nude mounted to circular base mounted to square marble base. He holds in hand a conical support. Set in support is detachable covered bowl pierced for 3 flame jets. Mounted to cover is figure of lolling harp-strumming youth. Mounted to bowl are detachable leaf-bordered shield shade and 3 chained utensils including snuffer.

An archaeologically inspired design that is a practical addition to the l...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369865 (stock #20037)
Magnificent Georgian five stone ring set with old European cut diamonds in 15K gold. The diamonds have a total weight of 6 carats. The overall color ranges from I to J with an SI 2 rating. The stones in this ring are an unusually large size for this period. The ring size is 7 1/2 and it measures 1/4" at its widest.