Brass two-tiered, twelve light chandelier with turned baluster supporting two tiers, each with six scrolling candle arms. The large ball below the juncture of the arms and the drop ring are typical features of 18th century Dutch chandeliers. Early 20th century. Now electrified, polished and lacquered.
Qing Dynasty tapered Noodle Cabinet, circa 1880, with two inner shelves, two inner drawers, and a hidden compartment for bottom. Beautiful finish and in excellent condition. 77.5" high x 38" x 22". According to the Silk Road Collection, the history of crafting and using Chinese furniture began during the first millennium AD when some Chinese decided they would be more comfortable sitting on chairs instead of squatting on the floor...
Very Rare Antique Venetian Gondola Chair, in walnut with gilt cast iron dolphin form base, caned seat and back and carved armrests. Italian, late 18th / early 19th Century.
21.5" x 33" tall
Unusual Antique Green Marble Pedestal, in the form of two columns with a rectangular stepped plinth base and a rotating top for viewing sculpture. The form is reminiscent of Grand Tour memorabilia.
Base: 8.75” x 15.25”
Top: 8” x 14.75”
**plese note: because of the weight, the pedestal is currently in four pieces. It will need to be assembled and glued together for stability
Rare Pair of Regency Upholstered Footstools, of square inverted trapezoidal form with a rosewood base and carved mahogany scroll form feet. Circa 1800. (losses to needlework covering)
6.5" x 16.5" x 6.5" tall
Antique Japanese rootwood burl kashibachi, or serving dish for sweets. It is hand-carved from a beautiful hardwood, all in one continuous piece, and has very interesting twists and gnarls throughout. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size: 12.72" height, 16.5" width
Late 1400's Italian wood bas relief carving of "God the Father" emerging from the clouds with his right hand raised in blessing and his left hand holding an orb. Traces remain on the surface area of polychrome paint and gold leaf. The piece came from the estate of John Secondary but provenance is not verified. A rare treasure, "God the Father" measures 14.5" high by 12" wide (frame is 22.25"x 17").
Fine pair of antique Neoclassical giltwood mirrors with rectangular mirror plates within moulded frames above D-shaped shelves with foliate decorated supports. Mid 19th Century.
Exceptional Napoleon III Tea Chest, ebonized with extensive ormolu mounts; rectangular with cut corners, having a stepped hinged lid with a small compartment surmounted by a figure of a boy holding a tray and opening to a fitted interior with a well, two gilt crystal caddies and a sugarbowl. French, probably TAHAN, late 19th Century.
13" x10" x 13" tall
**Please Note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery...
Kang table of Hung Mu (elm wood) purchased in 1993 from Miko Oriental Art Gallery in Kilohana Square, Honolulu, Hawaii, ex-Effie Allison. Please see the Effie Allison Collection in the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Please note mortise and tenon construction (see our third and sixth images). About 32" L x 18.5" W x 11" H. Excellent condition with no damage and no repairs. Additional images and information on request. Located in Honolulu, shipping at cost.
Having old replaced mirror plates, approx. 42" high and 27" wide.
English Hepplewhite Mahogany Bureau Bookcase, Book Cabinet, Satinwood inlaid front Bureau Book Cabinet in 2 sections, Ca. 1800=1810, 80" high, 37" wide, 21" deep, upper section has 3 removable shelves inside Mahogany glazed framed with original glass doors, bottom section include 2 small drawers above 3 graduated size long drawers supported by replaced bracket feet...
Qing Dynasty Red Lacquer Wooden Shanxi Cabinet. Chinese red lacquer cabinet from Shanxi Province. Circa 1750. 68 3/4" x 41" x 19 1/2". With city scape and peonies in roundel on front of chest. Some wear due to age and use. See images for details. Otherwise in very good condition for a cabinet from the year 1750.
From our European Collection, a fine pair of Louis XVI style giltwood fauteuils a la reine (Queen's Armchairs), last quarter 19th century circa 1875-1895, constructed with a banded upholstered back surmounted by a carved and gilded laurel wreath above a guilloche (braided interlaced ribbon) banding, flanked on both sides by turret motif finials continuing to outset arms on reeded baluster supports, all above a newly upholstered in red fabric shaped seat, raised on tapering legs...
Lovely American victorian walnut mirrored etagere in excellent condition. Measures 7' tall x 15" deep x 44" wide.
Antique American flame mahogany bow front chest of drawers. Boston area circa 1820. The top with roundel ovolu corners conforms to the swollen front of the chest and rests on turned and rope pilasters terminating in turned baluster legs. Four drawers with cockbeaded edges and fine mahogany veneer. Pine secondary wood. Original, striking gilt brass pulls and wonderful mellow patina, appears to retain original finish. Minor wear commensurate with age.
Fine George III Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having circular dished top above a “birdcage” support (which allows for rotating the top) and a vasiform pillar supported by three cabriole legs with pad feet. English, circa 1760-80.
Approximately 48" wide and 45" high. Having good leg design