Late 19th century French round bronze plaque of Baby Moses. Quite heavy for its size, the plaque has 3 small drilled holes where it was attached to something. Has a wonderful patina that only comes with age. Measures 4.75" diameter and about 3/4" deep.
A unusually large and massive 17th. century lock, possibly German.
A complicated lock with what looks like two keyholes and mounted on a studded iron plate, very heavy!
Size: 36 cm. wide and 31 cm. tall - which makes it the largest lock in the collection of European decorative ironworks that we're currently handling.
Provenance: Danish Private collection of Grethe Pedersen, Ledøje, Denmark, ca. 1950-1997...
A wall plaque with dancing putti and flower garlands, possibly depicting Spring in a suite of the four seasons. Plaster, patinated and polished to look like terracotta, possibly English around 1800, likely a Grand Tour souvenir. Unmarked, the back with two copper rings for hanging. Width "11/ 28 and height "5 ½ / 14 cm. Condition: a few glaze flakes to the left side (cf. pics).
Jacobean or Tudor style Cast Architectural Element of Saint George slaying the dragon there are various paint traces throughout we date this at least Victorian if not Jacobean period. The material is some kind of lime plaster that is yellowish and not the normal white plaster we are accustom to seeing . This came from the Virginia house an incredible Jacobean style mansion that was donated in 1929 to the state by the Ambassador and his wife. H: approx. 7". W: approx. 7 1/2". D: approx. 2 1/4"...
Fantastic 6 piece set of miniature gold vermeil parlor furniture with pale yellow and pale reddish brown guilloche enameling. Each cushion features enameled flowers consisting of a central rose surrounded by blue flowers, green leaves, gold tendrils and gold accents. This set includes 4 chairs (2 are arm chairs), a sofa, and a writing desk or accent table with a drawer. Dates circa 1920-40...
Japanese Two(2) pieces U shape heavy Black Wrought Iron Side Locks, 9" high, 3 1/2" wide(maximum outer measurement, 8 3/4" high, 3" wide, (inner measurement), 1/2" thick, Pin(2 1/2" deep), this set looks like two(2) divided area to put through heavy wood Rod for both sides and carry on two(2) men's shoulder, one in front and one in the back, with original attached heavy duty Iron nails or pins.
Three(3) pieces Japanese heavy weight Black Wrought Iron U Shape side Locks and Handles, side handles for 2 pieces Tansu(chest on chest), Tansu side handles for top piece, and use as a lock to the top piece from lower piece together as one(1) Tansu, 6" high, 3 5/8" wide=maximum outer measurement), 5 3/8" high, 2 5/8" wide=inner measurement).
Twelve(12) Japanese Brass and white brass Furniture or Box hardware, total 12 pieces, hinges, corners, handles, back plates, etc. hinges(1 3/4" high, handle(1 5/8" wide maximum), other side decorations(1 5/8" wide), total 12 pieces of antiques hardware.
Seven(7) pieces heavy weight Black Wrought Iron and Brass Japanese Tansu or Furniture Hardware, 2 handles with original nail(larger=3 3/8" wide inner measurement, 3 3/4" wide=outer, 1 3/4" high), (smaller=2 5/8" wide=outer measurement, 2 3/8" inner),1 1/4" high), corner(2" x 2" wide), round ring(1 3/4" diameter), small roung ring with flower shape back plate(ring=1 1/8" diameter, nail=1 1/2" deep), roung small nail(nail head=1/2" diameter, 1 1/2" deep), long brass piece(5 3/4" long, 1/2" wide).
Two(2) Japanese Black Wrought Iron heavy weight solid Tansu Chest Hardware or Drawer Handles, 2 different sizes, Larger handle with carved pierced Back plate(7" wide, 1 1/8" high=outer measurement, and original nail and hole(4 1/4" wide). Smaller handle only without back plate(5" wide outer maximum measurement, 3" wide(inner top measurement), 1 5/8" high maximum height.
A very interesting carved and gilded wood panel, found here in Southern California, origin unknown. There are remaining traces of gilding and to a lesser extent, possibly polychrome paint. I have found no writing/labels, and frustratingly, there is no further information traveling with it. The piece measures 15" by 32". I am wondering if it might be of American origin, although in my mind I think it could be French. The wood seems to be pine...
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.
Attb Anton Chotka (Austrian, 1875-1925), Austrian Cold Painted Figural Boudoir Lamp in what appears to be mixed metal some bronze some white metal and quite heavy, modeled with four figures under the portico of a small minaret, the dome atop a tower with small half moons to corners and with orange and green glass windows, a Persian carpet canopy set up to one side, two figures seated drinking tea and smoking, a third pouring tea, the fourth a little boy that is loose doing dishes , highly detai...
A Hand Wrought Iron Arts & Crafts Period Fireplace Screen. Measures about 47 1/2" wide and 34" tall. Fine design, handwork and patina.
DESCRIPTION: A section of an antique Dutch Colonial architectural terrace railing, consisting of a sturdy wood frame with worn blue paint, enclosing eight hand-forged iron panels with large center medallions surrounded by iron scroll work, the lower rails bowed out making a lovely design. Would be a stunning decorative accent in the home, the garden, or if used as a striking king-sized headboard. DIMENSIONS: 82"wide x 38” high.
Antique Tole Faux Grained Tea Bin, cylindrical with a flat lid, sloped shoulder and faux brass banding. Front inscribed "TEA". Probably American, 19th Century
From our European Collection, a very fine and large carved marble sculpture of a maiden, Italian, circa 1900. Artist unknown, but the work is very competently and fluidly executed, capturing a wonderful contemplative serenity and grace...
Antique Dutch Turned Mahogany Peat Bucket having tapering staved sides with molded and ring turnings and with brass liner and carrying handle. Holland, circa 1820
Height to Rim: 12.5"