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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1800 item #1346300
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$5,500.00
From our European Collection, a fine 18th century oil on canvas "Painting of a Gentleman," bust length in a brown coat, appears to be in the original period frame. Attributed to Thomas Hudson or Circle of Thomas Hudson (1701-1779).

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions approximately 40 inches tall by 35 inches wide, unframed image size is 30.5 x 25.5 inches. There is obvious and fairly extensive flaking to the gilded wood and gesso frame, notably along the bottom and right edge as seen...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1900 item #1344481
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From our European Collection, a very fine historical oil painting on canvas by Robert Alexander Hillingford (1828-1904) entitled "Charles X of Sweden after the Battle of Pultova." Signed lower right "R. Hillingford". Inscribed on the back on an old fragmented paper label as follows: "Charles X ** Sweden/after the B****e of Pultova/"Twas after dread Pultovas day"/"When fortune left the Royal Swede"/"The wounded Charles was forced to flee"/--------- Surrounded by the faithful few"/--------Let non...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1344220
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$4,995.00
From our European Collection, a very fine 19th century carved oak choir bench from Oxford. This piece is very well worked, with two finely executed ecclesiastical-themed carved panels backing each of the two seating compartments. The phrase "Fight The Good Fight" is carved on the uppermost cross panel.

Size and Condition: 64 inches wide,53 inches tall, 20 inches deep. This piece is very sturdy and sound. It does show its age however with various areas of rubbing and scuffing to the wood...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1920 item #1344048
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$3,500.00
From our European Collection, a very fine original painting entitled "The Duet," by 19th century watercolor master George Goodwin (G.G.) Kilburne (1839-1924). We've seen a fair amount of Kilburne watercolors, as he was a pretty prolific artist of his day, but we think this is one of his better pieces. To paint as realistically as he does in just watercolor, as opposed to oil paint, is really a special talent all of its own. Signed lower right.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions are...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Classical : Pre 1900 item #1343836
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$5,750.00
From our European Collection, a very large and imposing set of Renaissance Revival Armchairs, 19th century. These are made of either mahogany or walnut, with carved lion head motifs on the armrests, carved claw feet, and carved griffon-like motifs on the upper back. It's hard to appreciate the scale of these chairs as we have nothing else in the background for size comparison, but they are VERY LARGE....of almost throne-chair-like dimensions, standing over 6 feet tall, and they make for a drama...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1900 item #1343809
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$5,500.00
From our European Collection, a stunning 19th century oil on canvas vista of Interlaken Switzerland, by Danish landscape master August Fischer ((1854-1921). Signed and dated by the artist 1886, lower left.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions are approximately 44 inches wide by 32 inches tall. Unframed dimensions are approximately 38.5 inches wide by 25.5 inches tall. Excellent condition: In-painting and touch-up on 19th century pieces is usually expected, but we don't actually see an...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1700 item #1343742
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From our European Collection, a very good 17th century Italian School oil on canvas, 'Ecce Homo.' An enduringly poignant and iconic image of Christ in Pathos and everything else that this represents, it needs no further elaboration from us.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions, 31.5 x 25.5 inches; Unframed image size is 25.75 inches x 19.75 inches. The painting has crazing / craquelure consistent with its 17th century age. There is some paint flaking / paint loss towards the bottom, but...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Interior : Pre 1900 item #1343738
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$6,995.00
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. This piece is already fairly large and dramatic at 40 inches tall, but when displayed on a proper sized pedestal stand providing it even further height, it will indeed be a strong and important focal point of any elegant interior.

Size and Condition: 40 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1343535
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$1,250.00
From our Southeast Asian Collection, a good carved, gilded, and painted Monk, 19th century, either Burmese or Thai in origin. Of tall slender form, rustically carved, it's a charming and peaceful rendition of a monk carrying an alms bowl, which is a very quintessential image in Southeast Asian iconography.

Size and Condition: 21 inches tall, fine condition with just some light rubbing to the paint and gilding.

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Classical : Pre 1837 VR item #1343421
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$3,450.00
From our European Collection, a marvelous French Restoration Period (1814-1830)Gilt Bronze Figural Clock. The clock has a 3 inch diameter enamel Roman dial set within a milled bezel. It is signed Grivel a St. Marcelin. The movement is a brass twin train movement with silk suspension and outside counterwheel striking on a bell. The pendulum is present. The applied gilt bronze decoration consists of a young maiden and her companion in classical attire, playing the mandolin and flute respective...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1343365
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$1,995.00
From our European Collection, a good George III Mahogany Roll-Top Desk/Secretaire, late 18th century. With simple clean lines and an understated quiet elegance, it is very representative of its epoch and genre.

Size and Condition: Approximately 42 inches wide, 40.5 inches tall, 24 inches deep. Condition is generally very good, legs are very solid, the piece is strong and functional. Some general age-related scuffing and scratching, but all commensurate with age and use. The roll top sli...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Early : Pre 1900 item #1343362
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From our European Collection, a very large and finely carved oak Prie Dieu, late 18th - early 19th century, probably Belgian/Flemish or possibly French. This Prie Dieu has a very well executed carved central panel, and is unusual for its size and overall workmanship. A dramatic statement piece for an elegant environment.

Size and Condition: 88 inches tall, 34 inches wide, 30 inches deep. There are random age related stress cracks and rubbing, but no significant losses. The piece shows its...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1272481
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From our Japanese Collection, a superb Kinkozan satsuma vase, Meiji Period 1868-1912, featuring two different panels of elegant ladies, children, and birds in flight, all reserved against landscapes of flowing wisteria, separated by panels of gilt-painted cobalt blue. The vase is fairly large in height at 9 1/2 inches tall, though it's width is of slender ovoid shape. It is marvelously painted with exquisitely fine detail and realism, definitely one of the best painted satsuma vases we have co...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1264368
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From our European Collection, a superbly carved 19th century marble bust of a beautiful young woman, intricately fashioned with wonderful detailing to her cameo necklace, her hair adornments, the fleur de lis motifs on her clothing, and so forth. Absolutely fabulous, this is a very high quality example executed with high refinement and realism.

Size and Condition: Height 22 inches, width 20 inches, depth 9.5 inches. There is some discoloration and random pitting to the marble commensu...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1920 item #1262889
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From our European Collection, a fine and quite large oil on canvas of a seated gentleman, by Ignaz Marcel Gaugengigl 1855-1932. The painting here signed but undated, but most likely 3rd quarter 19th century, and likely no later than 1920. The following information courtesy of Wikipedia:

Gaugengigl was a German-American painter and engraver who worked primarily in the United States. He specialized in portraits and historical paintings. His father (also named Ignaz) was a teacher w...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1900 item #1262278
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$3,500.00
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.

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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1261257
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From our European Collection, a large and very finely painted 19th century oil on canvas, English School, depicting Mary Queen of Scots bidding farewell to her followers on her way to the gallows in 1587.

Courtesy of Wikipedia: Mary, Queen of Scots (7 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and Queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December 1560.

Mary, the only surviving ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1260938
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From our European Collection, a very fine oil on canvas by British painter William Robert Symonds, signed and dated 1875. Symonds, who lived from 1851-1934, was a genre painter known for touching scenes of people and animals, and most often of small children in random snapshots of everyday life, where he captured well their innocence and curious musings. His works are carried by several UK- based institutions, most notably the Colchester and Ipswich museums, and in his day, he was often exhibit...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1260368
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$9,500.00
From our European Collection, an absolutely marvelous Victorian sterling silver two-handled oval serving platter by Mappin & Webb, London, 1897, fully marked, with superb chasing and casting featuring floral scrolls and phoenix, open-work gallery lions, basins and ancient mask heads, and with curled serpents for handles. An extraordinary tour de force in silver workmanship, definitely one of the finest trays of its type we have encountered in awhile.

Size and Condition: 30 inches wide a...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #1260366
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From our European Collection, a beautiful, large, and imposing Renaissance Revival gilt pier mirror, third quarter 19th century circa 1875-1895, ex-Bonhams. From the collection of the famed Harry Denton, San Francisco California.

Size and Condition: Height including support base 92 inches; width 52 inches. Superb condition, probably re-gilt. Currently on corporate loan to a private restaurant enterprise in San Antonio, Texas: Please inquire for availability.

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1260365
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From our European Collection, a stunning Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted boulle marquetry and ebonized "bureau en pente," or slope top writing desk, dating to the third quarter of the 19th century circa 1865-1885. This fantastic and nearly pristine example of boulle work features a rectangular top surmounted by a pierced brass gallery, set above a boulle inlaid slant front desk cover that opens to several drawers and pigeon holes above a larger scalloped drawer. This desk is raised upon gilt b...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1252918
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$4,500.00
From our European Collection, a very fine English oak refectory table, late 18th / early 19th century, hand-tooled from solid plank timbers and iron nails, using rustic style hand-carving for design motifs, and with crossbar support on the bottom. This piece has great natural patina to the wood that gives it wonderful character in addition to the charm of its obvious Olde Worlde masculine feel. An excellent example of this style of table making. Can be used as a dining table, work desk, display...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1900 item #1250191
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From our European Collection, a superb Empire style side-cabinet or "meuble-a-hauteur d'appui," 3rd quarter 19th century circa 1850-1875, constructed of richly finished mahogany surmounted by a white-veined, dark green marble top, and with a key-locked central door (with original key) which opens to interior shelving, all decorated with exquisite ormolu bronze / dore bronze castings which are an absolute tour de force in metalwork. Utterly spectacular, the metalwork itself is a masterpiece in i...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1920 item #1248488
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$1,750.00
From our European Collection, a charming Rococo sofa, early 20th century circa 1900-1920, probably French, executed with lovely curvilinear lines true to the style, with hand-carved shell-shaped and floral motifs executed into the wood frame, and finished with an elegant but understated two-tone gold on gold damask fabric. The fabric is not original, but is quite likely a re-upholstery job from the 1950's or so, and has survived wonderfully since then. The sofa is structurally sound and fully f...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1837 VR item #1246910
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From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a stunning Early American classical carved mahogany sofa, Philadelphia School circa 1815-1825. With wonderful clean lines, masculine yet very elegant, and with a fantastic grain/burl to the wood, this is a great example of early American craftsmanship from the early days of this then, still rather young country. Upholstery is new of course, executed in a red background with golden starburst motifs that really make the piece "pop," but does so in a...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1920 item #1246781
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From our European Collection, a very fine and elegant Vernis Martin style corner display cabinet, late 19th/early 20th century, probably French. This piece features a three-quarter gallery with a red velvet lined interior (original interior), and inset on the top with a lovely piece of reddish brown marble (also original), nicely veined with whitish / cream colored striations. There is a top frieze applied with fine metalwork consisting of gilt-bronze / dore bronze tassels and foliate scrolls, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1246777
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DUE TO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED CHANGES, AND FURTHER PROPOSED CHANGES THAT HAVE NOT YET BEEN FULLY IMPLEMENTED OR PROMULGATED BY THE US GOVERNMENT, IT IS NOT CLEAR TO US AND MOST ANTIQUE IVORY DEALERS, EXACTLY WHERE (WHAT JURISDICTIONS), TO WHOM, UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES, AND WHAT TYPE OF NEW PERMITS MIGHT BE REQUIRED FOR US TO CONTINUE MARKETING ANY OF OUR ANTIQUE IVORY PIECES FOR SALE. PLEASE CHECK BACK WITH US IN JULY OR AUGUST AFTER THE NEW RULES AND GUIDELINES ARE SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN MORE FUL...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1910 item #1234364
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$25,000.00
From our European Collection, a masterpiece by German genre realism painter Carl Johann Spielter (1851-1922), entitled "Sad News," painted in 1901. More information to follow: Size: Framed Size 60 inches wide x 48 inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Pre 1900 item #1233478
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From our European Collection, a very fine Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted lacquer side cabinet, late 19th century. Elegantly constructed with black lacquered wood, gilded bronze adornments along the top, side, and bottom friezes, and a wonderful central bronze plaque of frolicking cherubs, all surmounted by a veined off-white marble top that appears to be original. Comes with original functioning key.

Size and Condition" 41 inches in height, 34 inches in depth; 16inches in depth. Overa...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1233134
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From our European Collection, a truly superb Victorian era marquetry inlaid credenza, late 19th century circa 1865-1890. This amazing example is a masterpiece of old world craftsmanship, intricately inlaid using at least 4 different types of wood, which we believe are most likely ebony, amboyna, tulipwood and fruitwood. The credenza features inlay to the side, top, and bottom friezes, as well as to the central door panel, all raised on a shaped plinth base, flanked by glass doors on either side,...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1800 item #1232898
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From our European Collection, a very large late 17th century / early 18th century oil on canvas painting believed to be titled "A Warning to the Wicked Ezekiel." This piece is obviously in relic condition with several notable tears, punctures, and heavy soiling both front and back. Please note that this piece is still currently under study and not fully researched, so we must refrain from posting pricing information at this time. As this piece is potentially significant, we have already put ou...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #1232890
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$15,000.00
From our European Collection, a wonderful signed and dated (1860) oil on canvas entitled "The Offering" by British genre painting master John Bagnold Burgess (1830-1897). Burgess was a well -accomplished painter of the mid-late 19th century, regarded as highly in his own time, as he is nowadays. He was nominated to membership of the Royal Academy in 1889, where he had over 70 paintings displayed from about 1850 all the way through to his death in 1897. His works have been displayed at over 40 m...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1900 item #1232879
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$5,995.00
From our European Collection, a beautiful mid-late 19th Century pastel under glass rendering of a young woman with a pensive gaze, flower in her hair, and time piece in hand, framed in a wonderful gilt-carved and gesso Period frame of the era, with very ornate ribboning at the top. Artist unknown and unsigned, but Continental School 19th century for certain.

Size and Condition: Framed dimensions are 38 inches tall by 31 inches wide, unframed image size is 26 inches tall by 22 inches wid...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1229224
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From our European Collection, a very fine and elegant Victorian era marquetry inlaid credenza, late 19th century circa 1865-1890. This beautiful piece is dark walnut inlaid in stylized foliate strapwork design, using a softer and lighter colored wood for the inlay material that is most likely either tulipwood or fruitwood. The piece is adorned with wonderful gilt bronze castings on the columns and base area that are essentially artwork unto themselves. There is one central panel door (with orig...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1900 item #1222006
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From our European Collection, a lovely and substantially-sized 19th century nautical oil painting of ships in a European port, signed and dated S. Brade 1871. This painting is in excellent condition with only the typical fine craquelure expected in paintings of its age. UV light inspection suggests possible small random areas of touch-up to the sky, but otherwise this piece has survived well in fine original, essentially unrestored condition.

Provenance: De-accessioned from a Boston a...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Interior : Pre 1900 item #1214466
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$8,500.00
From our European Collection, a very fine carved marble bust by Giovanni Maria Benzoni, signed and dated 1868. Benzoni (1809-1873) was a world renown Italian neo-classical sculptor. During his time, his works were commissioned by royalty such as The Grand Duke Nicholas of Russia, and interestingly, he enjoyed special patronage and appreciation in Ireland, where he executed several statues of The Virgin for Catholic churches there, and was one of the sculptors engaged to execute the bas-reliefs ...