Here's something that doesn't come along very often: an absolutely stunning set of vintage towel holders. Much nicer than anything we can find in the shops now, these feature heavyweight brass brackets in the romantic form of giardinetti -- meaning "little gardens" in Italy, where the design was introduced into 18th century Rococo jewelry. A giardinetto (the singular) is any ornamental bouquet in a basket, urn or other container...
17" high, note one with losses at base. Old paint distressed.
A collection of Flag Toppers from a Paris market. ( I actually have a total of 4 available ). The toppers are mounted on a brass rod, an old carved wooden holder, and polished off with a 4" square acrylic base.
The total height of each is 13 1/2" tall. May be purchased individually or as pairs. $55 each which includes U.S. Shipping & Insurance. Trade tax ID# must accompany order to receive trade prices.
Carved marble sink with fluted bowl and inlaid detail along rim, on a fluted base--all hand carved custom-made. 37" high, 26" wide. Obviously, in parts and drilled ready for plumbing.
This is a vintage Japanese Ranma, transom with bamboo carvings, signed Shoun on the side. It measures that 15.75 " tall, 67.38 " wide, 2.5" deep.The ranma is typically used above the sliding room doors called Fusuma to help circulate air throughout the house. This can be displayed from any angles. There are some flaws on the edges.
This is a vintage Japanese Ranma, transom with Ume, plum with a bird carvings. It measures that 16 " tall, 67.38 " wide, 2.5" deep.The ranma is typically used above the sliding room doors called Fusuma to help circulate air throughout the house. This can be displayed from any angles. There are slight splits on the carvings.
Originally from a large window or bed valance, this piece of French brass Tin was cut and mounted to serve as a classical reminder of its origin. Looks great in a bookcase on on a console.
Measures a total of 7 1/2" tall x 6 1/2" wide on a 2 1/2" square acrylic base.
Retail: $75, includes U.S. Shipping & Insurance. TaxID# must accompany order to receive trade prices.
A nice substantial pair of artisan made hammered copper roof finials in the form of an acorn raised on an octagonal base. These are beautifully crafted and have been used for some years as interior decor but could equally be used in the garden, developing a wonderful patina over time. Each is 30" high by 16.5" across at the base. Excellent condition.
Vintage industrial lockers salvaged from an old factory in New England. There are two sets of triple lockers and two sets of double lockers. They have been sand-blasted and powder coated in a metal grey in side and out. Triples are 78.5" high by 36.5" wide by 16" deep. Sporting original dents but otherwise in very nice condition.
Wall Box for flowers, circa 1940.
Antique double-sided handpainted restaurant trade sign. From english steak house. Enamel painted on heavy metal surface. Excellent Condition for its age. Two-sided English steel pub sign "The Bull" with wrought iron strapping and mounts, late 19th to 20th century, 39"h x 33 1/2"w, old repaint, in good overall condition.
Delightful French Brass tin fragment from a window or bed valance. Mounted an acrylic base & gold rod. Measures: 11 3/4" wide x 10 1/4" tall.
A handsome pair of bursts recovered from a broken starburst mirror. Heavy gold gilt plaster in between 2 slices of mirror. A dramatic effect on your console table or bookcase!
Measures: 15 1/2" tall x 2 3/4" wide on a 3" square acrylic base.
A pair of very sturdy cast iron estate gates with gilt metal crests and decorative elements. This kind of nicely balanced scrolled design is usually found only in wrought iron. In two sections each 31.5" wide and 81.5" high. In good condition.
Bronze garden fountain consisting of three putti surrounding a decorative palm stem supporting a scalloped basin with 4 putti heads from which water spouts. Original date uncertain, though variations on this design have been manufactured both in the US and Europe since the mid-nineteenth century. Provenance: a private building in Manhattan. Overall 51" high, bowl diameter 42", base is 22" square. Is in fine shape with nice patina.
Decorative vintage cast iron urn without ears ca 1930. Very suitable for table top use indoors or out. 15.5" high by 16" in diameter with 6.5" square base. Old white paint finish
Grey marble French-style mantle, 46" wide, 14" deep 40" high, interior: 32 1/4" wide, 32" high--approx. See us for other marble mantles.