Charming early 19th century wooden snuff box, carved in the shape of a shoe, probably from Dieppe, France. Diamond-shaped ivory insert on the lid; the heart at the toe is probably missing ivory. Lovely patina; very good condition. Measures 3 7/8” long by 1 1/8” wide by 1/2” high.
Early 19th century dragee box with fabulous reverse painted lid featuring pretty woman holding a large playing card of the King of Hearts! The scene is surrounded by scroll and scallop motifs in gold. Best of all, at her feet is a rebus; my lack of French prevents me from deciphering it, but it should show well in the image! Box is made of heavy board or card, trimmed in gilt metal and topped with glass...
An early 19th century royal blue enamel box, possibly Wednesbury. The lid features raised blue, gilt and white floral decoration. Good condition; some chips and cracks to interior. Measures 1 ½” long by 1 1/8” wide by 1” high.
Pretty burl snuff box commemorating the accession of Louis Phillipe to the French throne, which occurred in 1830. Center medallion features a profile of the king and the words: "L. Phillipe Roi Des (?) Francais/Dehais". Box is lined in tortoise shell or horn. Very good condition; central medallion is somewhat dented. Measures 1 3/4".
Round Continental porcelain box, with transfer decoration on a convex lid depicting four people in a pastoral setting, the interior with floral and foliate transfer decoration on white ground. There are gilt highlights on the exterior salmon-colored body and rim. Condition is very good, with some surface scratches to the transfer decoration, but no chips or cracks. Marked in blue enamel with a Sevres-style mark. Measures 1 ¾” high by 2 ¼” in diameter.
Lovely 19th century French porcelain box in wonderful condition, decorated with raised gilt and white decoration on a green background. Nice oval shape. Excellent condition; one spot of dirt on one side. Measures 2 1/2” long by 1 1/8” wide by 1 5/8” high.
These intensely inlaid tables were made in Wales by a cluster of craftsmen over a 10- year period-roughly 1880-1890-they fall into the Aesthetic movement and are known Tumbridge tables-they come in various shapes and forms but the alternating colors of the inlay are consistent--this table is 30 inches in diameter and 30.5 inches high-the top screws off-there are restorations-top has been professionally reinforced by a wood panel under the top--it works just fine and controls cracking in the ve...
Antique Chippendale style chest on chest in mahogany having a cove molded cornice with rosewood inlay above a series of graduated drawers with line inlay; the top case with canted, fluted corners, the bottom case raised on ogee molded feet. English, circa 1840.
*Provenance: From the Estate of Marshall Coyne, Washington D.C.
very nice European frame-late 19th century-16.25 inches by 14.5 inches on the outside-inside is 12.25 inches by 10 inches-appears frame is gilded below current dark surface--cleaning probably would bring out more gold-looks okay as it is--very few nicks-overall condition is excellent
Good sized antique American gold leaf frame-38 inches by 34 inches on the outside-25.25 inches and 30.5 inches on the inside--frame needs attention-losses to surface and gold leaf touched up-once restored magnificent-worth the effort-priced accordingly-- about 120 yrs old--has old paper Detroit musuem lable on back--
One of the most popular form of chairs in both England and America, the form was believed to have originated around Windsor Castle around 1700 and continued being made until the late 19th C. English examples typically have a pierced splat flanked by turned spindles , splay legs and use various woods including elm, oak, ash, and yew.
We often have a selection of both sidechairs and armchairs, usually singles and pairs and sometimes an assembled set.
A Child's or Doll's Victorian Rocker, ebonized and stenciled. There is modest damage to the cane seat. Dimensions; 23" high x 12.5" wide x 20" deep.
A Late Victorian Lady's Quilting rocker (low sloping side arms) with a cane back and seat. Fine condition. Dimensions 36" high x 20" wide x 19" deep. It is in fine condition.
French cut crystal chandelier with gilt bronze elements-neo classical with gilt bronze anthemions at top and guilloche designs on bronze center band--56 inch drop and 24 inch diameter--perfect for hallway although previous owner had it over his dinning table--bronze elements need cleaning---crystals in good shape-10 lights-operating condition-over 50 years old
Rare German inlaid Black Forest tilt-top table--inlay on top and some carving on pedestal use edelweiss flower as motif--top is 29 inches long and 21 inches wide-height is 29.5 inches-minor wear to varnish- small drying crack at juncture of top and pedestal-does not show when displayed-can be filled if desired-table sturdy and stable as is--screws replaced holding block on to of pedestal--overall condition excellent---wood is all walnut except secondary soft wood part of tilt-top mechanism--cen...
We always have a good selection of 19th (and sometimes 18th) Century Brass Candlesticks in both pairs and singles. Many of the 19th C. examples have their original "push-up" mechanisms intact. Singles are usually $95-$145. and pairs usually $225-$385. The photographs show just some examples. To see what we have in stock, go back and type 'candlesticks' into the search box in the upper right. We have many more than are shown on the website.
Antique Japanese Kutani vase with central spandels depicting women in a landscape and birds on flowers, with gilt background decoration and applied phoenix bird handles. Mid 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 16.25” to rim
36.5" diameter. 28 3/4" high. Carved oak base and replaced marble top. Circa 1860-70.