Lobed pewter bowl with an etched scenery of a rocky seascape, Mount Fuji in the background. The surface matted, silvery. Meiji period, c 1900, seal mark to the base. Diameter "6 ¼ / 16 cm. Condition: a black spot to the exterior removed by polishing (cf. pics).
An original chair of the renowned Wiener Werkstatte movement, circa 1905, measuring approximately 35" by 17" by 16 1/2". There are two original labels underneath bearing the names Jakob and Josef Kohn, from Wien (Vienna). In 1904, Josef Hoffmann, one of the founders of the Wiener Werkstatte, designed a furniture line, noted for its simple forms, for the firm of Jakob & Josef Kohn, which actually manufactured the chair. The chair displays nice old color and surface...
A wonderful bronze inkwell, Northern Italy, ca. 1580-1600 AD.
A tripod inkwell, typical for the period, each leg shaped as forparts of horses in a very fine style!. On the vessel also Representations of winged deities, Cupids.
A rare Inkwell with a particularly fine thin brown patina.
Size: ca. 11 cm. wide from leg to leg and 8,5 cm. tall.
Condition: Choice for the type, intact and fine metal.
Ex. Egeskov Fine arts, ex private collection.
An unusually small-sized Hepplewhite, Federal mahogany server with one-drawer and retaining its original brass knobs. C.1800-1815. Size: 29.25 inches length x 20 inches depth x 29.5 inches ht. Delicately tapered legs. Featuring a tiger maple applied decorative trim molding to top. Some stains and discoloration to top. See photos.
I am offering this pretty much as an antique collectable frame (rabbet 15" by 11 1/2", about 17" by 13 1/2" if you were inclined to try to remove what looks like an inner frame). It probably dates to about 1880. For many years it has housed a chromolithograph of sailing craft, "Coming Into Port", by the American luminist marine artist George Curtis (1826-1881). The chromo is on canvas, bearing the stamp of publishers Colton, Zahm & Roberts of New York...
A stunning European, probably French, sideboard/cabinet adorned with carved griffins, urns and rosettes in the Aesthetic Movement style. Circa 1880-1890s. Size: 56.5 inches length x 20 inches depth x 44.25 inches height. Solid oak with a reddish orange marble top ( a later replacement).
There are two hidden frieze drawers with rosettes above a double door cabinet, carved with griffin handled urn motifs.
A gorgeous antique expandable book shelf or book ends made of very solid gold plated metal featuring a lovely Grecian golden goddess type female figure on either end using her watering can over flowers. The imagery is very detailed and just lovely, and you see that her gown is draped and opened with her bosom exposed...
A lovely little token from France during what is known as the 'Grand Tour' where the newly wealthy would purchase items as remembrance souvenirs from their travels. Here is quite a little bon bon box, all hand made of cardboard with little embellishments on the corners and surround, the original Dresden paper still inside the box and even on the lid with additional fancy paper detailing...
Lignum vitae seal box with screw thread, complete with lacquer seal and – most unusual – the corresponding agate intaglio ringstone with a family crest. Georgian, c 1810-20, with the seal engraver’s label, H. Lowe of Lambs Conduit, London. Diameter "1¼ / 3.3 cm. Condition: a dent to the border of the lid (the screw thread still works).
An antique Chinese Coffer Table made entirely of Elm wood. Originating from the Zhejiang Province it epitomizes fine country furniture. It was designed with Peony drawer panels and patinated drawer pulls with a simple locking mechanism for one drawer. Below the drawers are 3 separate reticulated panels featuring a cloud motif and a pair of spandrels showcasing a scrolling leaf pattern that matches the continuity of the theme...
Having French empire fabric on the screen, 20" wide, 15.5" deep, 27.5" high.
This can easily be french, the gallery, lock and casters seem British. The drawer construction seems to be more likely English and the figured burr elm used more in England than France but this cold be a piece of French furniture.
**DUE TO THE FRAGILE NATURE OF THIS ITEM, I CAN SELL ONLY TO A LOCAL BUYER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA** Antique American mirror, 34" by 23" overall, the mirror itself 25 1/2" by 14", in gilt wood with ornate designs like a cornucopia basket in the corners, and a turned balustrade vertical element. The reverse side shows a beveled wood back and heavy duty hook for hanging...
For the collector of early and folky American furniture, here is a type of chair commonly referred to as a "firehouse" chair, made of wood, painted generally black but with yellow piping stripes along the top rail and seat, and on the legs. There is also a bit of worn red and gold on the spindles holding up the back.....forgive me if I don't use the correct terminology but I am generally an art seller, not a furniture specialist...
17 1/4" x 17 1/4" top and 28" high.
Great stance with figured cherry top single board, yellow pine secondary. This is a collector's quality southern antique table.
37.5" high, 27.5" wide, 26" deep. With slightly soiled cotton damask that is usable.
Proportions and detail exactly like an 18th C chair.
Lovely circa 19th century all wool natural dyed Baluchi rug. Intense blue dye and very supple. There are a couple of small tears (broken weft and missing pile but intact warp) noted in enlargements as well as a small area of the selvedge separating from the side. Worn and low pile areas etc, etc, etc. Please examine enlargements. L 221cm/87in and W: 128cm/50in.
Dramatic Chinese Kangxi Period blue and white vase with a cylindrical body narrowing to a straight neck and a flanged lip, ribbon designs on the neck, galloping Manchu Warriors carrying battle banners, base with a circle mark, all decoration in underglaze blue with three subtle hues.
Provenance McIntyre Collection
Dates Kangxi 18th c.
Size H 18 3/4" x W 8"
An absolutely perfect 19th century cranberry glass encased with sterling silver cut work perfume dresser bottle. American, it dates circa 1890 and measures 6 inches high, 2.5" diameter.