Two small different shaped photo frames. Made of steel with gold damascene. The larger in the Moorish style with arabesques in the shape of a mihrab, the small one in oval form, backsides gilt. Condition: few traces of usage, the oval one without glass. Dimension: c. 13.8 x 7.8 cm and 8.4 x 6.4 cm.
FRENCH LOUIS XVI CARVED WALNUT SOFA 67 inches length ,36 inches at the back, 15 inches seat height
A very fine Dutch Delftware vase as a table lamp.
A pair of Italian early 20th century alabaster Urn form table lamps. Each measuring about 16” in height with removable lids. The alabaster with natural veining., carved with beautiful floral motifs.
A Pair of rare TIBETAN Gilt Bronze Foo Dogs, (aka Lions) made as matching decorative pair both male and female incense burners measuring 9” in height and 12” length. From the Late eighteenth or Earl nineteenth century.
Chinese guardian lions, or imperial guardian lions, are a traditional Chinese architectural ornament, but the origins lie deep in much older Indian Buddhist traditions. Typically made of stone, they are also known as stone lions or shishi (石獅; shíshī)...
LATE GEORGE III W.&T.M. BARDIN 18-INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE ON STAND
additions to 1807, dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks, the globe in etched brass frame resting on a corona with months and zodiac on turned support with tapering downswept legs with brass casters
Height: 41 in. (104.1 cm.), Diameter: 24 in. (61 cm.)
This terrestrial globe is supported on a wooden tri-pod pedestal, surrounded by a wooden horizon circle, and it is equipped with a brass meridian ...
The pair of bronze figurative candlesticks French circa 1800, the figures sitting on an Ormolu gold washed bronze base with ornate swags that sit upon a carved marble pedestal with bronze feet. The pair of figures are bookend facing each other each holding four candle holder in gold wash gilt bronze. Measuring 24” each in height
An antique Japanese Kotansu (personal storage chest) made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original bronze hardware with replaced drawer pulls. Two hinged doors open to a storage space for books and documents with removable shelves and small drawers below. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails.
Age: Late Meiji Era (1890-1910)
Dimensions: 24 3/4" Wide by 18 3/4" High by 12 1/2" Deep
Antique Pear Form Tea Caddy in fruitwood, turned in the form of a pear with iron escutcheon and stem. Often made in suite with an apple form tea caddy for your green and black teas. You want to see a curved lockplate as many fruit form string holders are being passed off as tea caddies. Probably German, Late 18th Century.
6.5” tall with stem
#699 Antique Scottish Penwork Tea Chest in Maple with all over decoration of leaves and acorns and a central paterae on the stepped lid of a mother with two children. Inside are two removable lidded tea caddies with penwork leaf and grape decoration and the underside of the lid has a faux coral design.
Attributed to Charles Stiven of Selkirk
See: “Antique Boxes” by Clarke & O’Kelly pages 126-130 for other examples and our #704, #528 and #700...
Rare American Federal tea caddy in nicely figured mahogany with three sides and stepped lid inlaid with banding and corner fan decoration; rectangular, with shaped skirt and French bracket feet and divided interior. Probably 1800. Provenance: The Cockrell Collection. See Montgomery, American Furniture, The Federal Period, #436-439 for other examples. Height, 9.25”; Length, 12”; Width, 6.5.”
Table mirror, resting on 2 feet. At the back, a wooden board unfolds to form a third leg to provide a good base for use on a table. Otherwise, folded, can be used as a hanging mirror. Given its small size and that fold-up leg feature, I think this is probably a travel model...
Chinese Export Black Lacquer Tea Chest, rectangular with cut corners and lobbed body with gilt decoration of figures in courtyards; the stepped, hinged lid opening to two pewter lidded and engraved caddies and the whole raised on gilt dragon-form feet. Circa 1820 (wear to decoration). See our #581, #702. #703 for related examples. 9.75” x 7.25” x 6.75”
#530 Antique Anglo-Indian Tea Chest, sandalwood overlaid with strips of elk horn. The box is rectangular with sloped sides. The elk horn on the top of the stepped, sloping lid arranged in a starburst pattern. The fitted interior is decorated with incised ivory panels, highlighted with lac, a similarly decorated pair of removable caddies and a circular cut crystal sugar bowl and a horn caddy spoon. (The squashed ball feet are later replacements. Lid lack support)...
Rare Antique Chinese Export red lacquer melon-form tea caddy with six loebed sides, three gilt dragon paw feet, gilt decoration of figures in gardens on body and hinged lid with carved “stem,” opening to a similarly shaped tin liner. Circa 1825. Height, 5.5”; Diameter, 6.25” Gourds and mellons had a particular significance in Chinese culture.
See: ”Antique Boxes”by Clark and O’Kelly, figure #238 and our #620 for a similar example.
Rare Chinese Export Child’s Black Lacquer Tea Caddy with stepped lid and shaped body having gilt decoration of figures in courtyards and raised on carved dragon form feet. Circa 1820-1830. See our #581, #701 and #702 for related examples.
5.25” x 3.75” x 4”
French Boulle Style Tea Caddy, rectangular with cut-corners and slightly domed lid with all sides and two interior lids extensively inlaid with engraved brass and red and black colored lacquer simulating tortoise-shell in the 17th century manner. Circa 1850.
Provenance: The Cockrell Collection. (Key). (See our #555 for a related example with blue lacquer ground.) See Clark & O’Kelly, p. 109-10 for related boxes. Height, 4.5”; Length, 8.75”; Depth, 4.5.”
Rare Child’s Miniature Tole Tea Caddy of Sarcophagus Form, having a shaped lid surmounted by a cast brass knop and with paw form feet: decorated with “smoke” graining and on the front a patera of polychrome flowers. American or English. Circa 1810. (Losses) Provenance: The Cockrell Collection. 3” x 2.25” x 3.5”
#573 English octagonal ivory tea caddy with fluted ivory panels with tortoise shell stringing and banding, having a pyramidal lid with silver finial opening to a lidded compartment. Circa 1790. Height, 5”; Length, 4.25”; Depth, 3.25.”
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Rare English Regency Hawksbill and Greenback Tortoiseshell Tea Caddy with ivory and pewter stringing, having cut corners and a bowed front panel with pressed tortoise in concentric ovals with fan corners and central inlaid silver oval with leafage border; the bowed lid surmounted by a ball finial and the whole raised on ball feet. Circa 1800-15. (Key). Height, 6”; Length, 8”; Depth, 4.75.”
IMPORTANT JOSEF HOFFMANN 1870-1956 TURNED WOOD FLEDERMAS SETTEE, circa 1903. Original painted surface with cane seating. The piece complete with its original labeling. 46” width, 36” in height Josef Hoffmann (15 December 1870 – 7 May 1956) was an Austrian-Moravian architect and designer. He was among the founders of Vienna Secession and co-establisher of the Wiener Werkstätte...
A very fine and masssive Japanese Edo Period Satuma Vase, measuring 25.5” in height. Satsuma was done in the last quarter of the nineteenth century and after 1900, went out of production as Japan was moving towards modernization.
This is an amazing fine decorated with decorations of vignettes of Japanese culture. Done circa 1910-1920 which is remarkable as few are know from this late production. Furthermore, with the original gold leaf pagoda style lid.
An antique Japanese Buddhist family altar called Butsudan in 2 sections. All lacquer finish with gilt lacquer interior. Exterior doors open to inner sanctum doors. Upper transom was hand carved with religious figures meditating in a wooded forest. The altar features a centerpiece dragon with 3 flying Phoenix birds above each compartment. Hanging ornaments on each side...
There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
A fine, circa 1700-1730, English walnut writing chest strung with boxwood and crossbanded. The three-drawer superstructure has a fold flap above two short and two long drawers on a molded plinth and small compressed bun feet. In excellent antique condition, it measures 36ʺ wide × 18.25ʺ deep × 35ʺ high.
This is beautiful Japanese master work by Makuzu Kozan stand 3 1/2 in high
5 in diameter is in very good condition with no damage
This Koro incenser has nice Eenamel hand painted work
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Nuremberg 1475 Bronze Sander in the form of a Boar, incredibly rare Renaissance object d’art measuring 4.5” in length
Majolica ornamental violin Bassano del Grappa, Vicenza Province,
Circa last quarter of the nineteenth century.
Used for decorative purposes only. Measuring 18” in length
Valuables cabinet circa 1695. . Total height 69”, total width 44.5”, total depth 21”. Two large opening doors each measure 28.5” x 20”...
A truly marvelous silver plate round box on enameled stand, in the form of a nesting dove, France hallmark, classic Art Deco form with the often depicted dove.
Measures 8" wide, 6 1/4" high, and 6" deep.
No marks other than the stamped France mark, artist unknown, but is certainly designed with a fine artistic eye.
The bird has ruffled feathers around the neck, its feet grasping onto the base, with a short tail feather with step design. Signed France on bottom of tail.
Base is enameled with...
A 18th century Spanish dome top hinged (on a bias) valuables chest, wood covered in leather attach by means of brass studs. The whole storage compartment stands on a eight triangular, conjoined feet, which form four bracket feet., the chest is 22“ in width, 17 1/2“ tall, and 12.5” deep.
The interior covered in Wine Colored satin. The chest has two brass carrying handles and an original lock flap. Hispano Moresque design.
Provenance; the collection of Dr. Nicolas Peon,1940-2015, His...
A very fine Austrian Biedermeier Tall Clock, circa 1820 Maple with ebony trim. Measuring 92” x 16”, about 14” deep. ….. The Biedermeier period was an era in Central Europe between 1815 and 1848 during which the middle classes grew in number and the arts began to appeal to their sensibilities. The period began with the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 and ended with the onset of the Revolutions of 1848.
The term derives from the fictional mediocre poet Gottlieb Biedermaier, who featu...
An antique Japanese Kuruma Bo Tansu (wheeled chest with locking bar) made of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite style handles. Two large drawers with two sliding doors below hiding 3 small drawers to the right and a spacious storage area to the left. Side and rear horizontal bars were designed for strength and visual appeal.
Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)
Dimensions: 37" Wide by 40 1/8" High by 19" Deep
A magnificent PAIR 18TH CENTURY CHINESE EXPORT MIRRORS FOR THE DUTCH MARKET, finely carved gold leafed wood . Rocco design with a pair on either end of carved birds. Each measuring 52” x 31”…..More information coming soon
An antique Japanese Buddhist altar table. Hand carved Lotus blossom surrounded by an arabesque (Karakusa) design. Made of Japanese Shitan (Rosewood). Full curved side aprons with spiral feet in the front.
Age: Meiji era (1868-1912)
Dimensions: 53 1/2" High by 15 1/8" Deep by 15" High
A pair of antique Chinese Rosewood barrel stools in the Ming style. Hand carved and designed with an elegant form and practical function in mind.
Age: Republic Period
Dimensions: (Each) 18" High by 15 1/2" Diameter