Rare George III Ambry in mahogany having an hinged arched top opening to a well and a paneled cabinet door flanked py pilasters, and the whole raised on ball feet. In Christian churches, items kept in an ambry include chalices and other vessels, as well as items for the reserved sacrament, the consecrated elements from the Eucharist.
English, circa 1760.
18" x 14" x 28" tall
This is a magnificent and massive pair of bronze andirons, originally coming from a Parisian Hôtel particulier (In French contexts, an hôtel particulier is a townhouse of a grand sort. Particulier meaning "personal" or "private". During the 18th century it would always be located entre cour et jardin, between the entrance court, the cour d'honneur, and the garden behind...
18 1/2" x 13 7/8" x 10 1/2". Anglo-Indian style ivory and ebony box from the second quarter of the 19th Century.
A very nice 19th century Tiger head hand sculpted from a single piece of oak which was pierced at some point maybe to be made into a lamp. Circa date 1880-1890. Dimensions 7"high/ 4"wide (base)/ 5"deep.
This little domed top trunk with the nicest tin latch is from the Skinner auction selling the estate of Elisabeth t. Babcock sale in November of 1985.
This wallpaper box has a leather hinge that works really well and I am not sure why but it looks original and is very much intact. I really like colors of red and blue together this blue wallpaper with red painted trim is particularly nice...
This wonderful hooked hearth rug I bought 25 years ago or more at an auction in Maine. It has everything you would want in a hooked rug. It is all wool strips, has no problems, has never had any repair and it is just wonderful. It is 63" by 23". It was professionally mounted on this frame years ago.
This is an adorable Trumeau made from pine during the first half of the 19th century. This exquisite piece consists of a charming upper panel highlighted with a delightful oil on canvas painting depicting a serenade upon the original mirror trimmed by acanthus shaped borders. Note several minor scratches and dents can be seen on the frame due to the age as well as several dark spots on the mirror. Circa date 1830-1840. Dimensions 54½"high/ 26½"wide.
This is a splendid Trumeau made from solid pine during the reign of Louis XVI by the second half of the 18th century. This very decorative piece consists of an upper paneled section centering an intricately sculpted embellishment classical of the era, consisting of tied ribbon with wreath foliate chutes, above the original mirror trimmed by raie de cour pattern. Note several minor scratches and dents can be seen on the frame due to the age as well as several dark spots on the mirror...
An early 19th century box, probably an eyeglass case. Made of cardboard, the top decorated with a pearl embroidered flower and owner’s initials in wool, all surrounded by gilt paper ribbons, so-called Dresden trimmings. Germany, c 1830-40. Width 6"/ 15.5 cm, height 1 ½" / 3.5 cm. A pair of antique eyglasses, damaged, to go with the box. Condition: wear consistent with age, the interior reinforced with a paper strip. Price: $80, including worldwide SH
Antique Ebonized Wood Planter with an inset handpainted tile of horses and jockeys at a jump, signed with the conjoined initials "AB", and retaining an interior tin liner. English or French, late 19th C. (tile repaired)
22" x 10" x 9" tall
Small table snuff box made of lacquered papier-maché, the glass lid with reverse engraved and painted decoration. Inside is a shell and two strands of hair. There is no lock; the snuff box was intended not to be carried around in a pocket, but to be placed on a shelf or a table where it displayed well. Probably Scandinavian, made around 1800 or earlier, unusual. Diameter 2" / 5 cm, height ¾ "/ 2 cm. Condition: the mirror glass cracked, wear consistent with age (cf pics).
Antique Mahogany Tea Caddy sarcophagus form 19th century Regency period. Beautiful figured mahogany in excellent all original antique condition with original key. Interior has three compartments lacking lids minor restoration to the sides where small handles used to be. A nice decorative functional antique object great for storage of important small items.
An exceptional Victorian Tunbridge Ware trinket or dresser box circa 1850s. Tunbridgeware was made as souvenir ware in England and Scotland. It consists of tiny inlaid exotic wood tesserae in geometric designs. This 4-3/8 x 4-1/4" and 1-3/4" high example has a repeating floral pattern on the top, a Greek key design on the sides and a bird's eye maple ground. The lid appears to be rosewood and the box is quite heavy...
Exceptional Carved Wooden Dresser Box in the form of a dog sitting on open sheet music and a guitar on an oval tasseled pillow, having a hinged lid opening to a velvet lined interior. Probably Black Forest, circa 1860
(splits to sides and minor losses)
12.5" x 9" x 6" tall
Offered is a wonderful large antique all hand made porcelain box with its cover, from the 19th century, depicting in very fine detail, a scene with the king, queen, and warriors in a royalty setting, accompanied with magnificent floral and colorful designs in all four corners of the box...
Offered is a magnificent antique 1700s large wooden Mogul (Moghul) Indian box belonging to the 18th century embellished with the finest bone work, all in brick shape, depicting magnificent artwork miniature featuring Shah Jahan and thirteen of his warriors on their horses going towards a battle ground. The attractive precise designs on the cover and each side of this antique Moghul Indian box is truly breathtaking...
Fine Small George III Oval Tea Caddy in harewood having a hinged lid with an oval inlaid pattera and front inlaid with swags of bellflowers. English, circa 1790.
5.25" x 3.25" x 4.25" tall