Rare large pair of antique Italian Sorrento-ware fret carved hanging corner shelves, in olivewood, each with openwork foliate decorated sides, surrounding marquetry roundels depicting various tradesmen. Mid-19th century.
Width: 15” (max.)
Depth: 10.5” (to corner)
An unusual pair of carved stone lions with remnants of original bright polychrome finish from a nineteenth century Jain temple. The lions have wonderfully idiosyncratic expressions and the loss of much of the brightly colored paint (in my humble opinion) softens their appearance and adds to their considerable charm. Approximately 18" high by 22" long by 8" wide. One of the crossed paws is lost; condition commensurate with age and usage as architectural elements.
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
A charming cast iron garden gate with a design incorporating crossed torches and decorative ribbons at center and top corners and formalized floral elements. American, early 1900's. 29" high by 28" wide. Old paint surface. In good condition.
Two pairs of identical wrought iron garden gates with decorative leaf and floral elements. All elements remain intact. Each section 27" high by 32" wide (overall gate width 64"). Sections could be used as individual gates, right or left opening. Old black paint finish, very little rust: very good condition.
Fine pair of American Federal ball topped andirons in brass with turned, vasiform shafts, spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet. (Iron log rests replaced).
Boston, circa 1800. (see Schiffer, The Brass Book, pp. 57-58 for similar examples)
Fancy French 19thc iron lantern-originally was kerosene illuminated-now electrified retaining glass lamp-piece is complete-surface has rust-should be cleaned and repainted--glass probably replaced-45 inch drop-lantern portion is 15 inch square and 27 inches high--well made-rare and functional and decorative
Pair gas light sconces converted to electricity--original fluted shades and housings--rewired-no condition problems--8 inches high and comes out from the wall 10.5 inches---brass or bronze with traces of ormolu remaining--shades are very pretty--belle epoch
A pair of French Art Deco design wrought iron panels usable as gates/ garden walls or interior decorative room separators. Each is 75" high by 43.5" wide. Original early paint finish. In very good condition.
An attractive pair of gilt carved wooden sconces, Italian ca 1900, incorporating bows, tassels and spread wing eagle motifs. Each 36" high by 12" wide by 10" deep. Nice worn gilt patina. In very good condition.
A nice pair of cast limestone ball finials on tapered bases, British ca 1900. Each in 2 pieces. Each 24" high overall and 13" square at the base. In very good condition.