All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1950 item #113294
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Mexican engraving by Frederico Cantu-signed in the engraving as well as in pencil on margin-limited distribution-2 of 7-13.5 inches by 18 inches-add 3 inches for mat and frame-piece is titled-PRIMER PASO A PASTORAL-no condition problems-ex collection of foremost collectors Reba and Dave Williams-exhibition labels on back from Cleveland Museum of Art and American Federation of Art--NYC--Cantu is listed and has sales records--a print maker who was also a famous muralist in Mexico-studied in Spain ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #27925 (stock #10120)
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Bronze, Moor and Lion. 19th c. French or German. 31" x 34" X 21" d. Signed indistinctly lost wax process--definitely antique Massive multiple sculpture--wood base included It depicts a fearsome struggle for survival.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : East European : Pre 1960 item #496752
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This is a 20th century expressionist style oil painting on board by by artist Andzej Pinkowski-piece is signed Pinkowski was born and trained in Poland and now resides in the US--painting is intriguing and well painted-frame was made by artist and needs attention--15.5 inches by 15.5 inches-add 3.5 inches for frame-no condition problems-colors deep and strong
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146425
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Tighly woven fiber basket from the Yanomami tribe located in the Venezuela/Columbian region-has complicated geometric design that is evident on the inside on outside-no condition problems-13.5 diameter and 1.25 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1128340
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Unusual Rose Medallion Chinese Porcelain diamond shaped porcelain relish plate-court figures as central motif- richly decorated border with designs and drawings over gilt field-10 inches long-8 inches wide-2 inches high-rare piece-no condition problems or repairs-ca 1860 or earlier-piece has weight
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #130903
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Russian pamphlet printed in cyrillic to remember the regicide of the Czarist family murdered by the Soviet Communists-has picture of Czarina-4 inches by 3 inches-shaken -some soiling-black ribbon-printed in US in the 20s--fine piece of history
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #23143 (stock #1235)
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Crest Central European,maybe Danzig area, either Prussian or Polish, solid bronze-weighs over 100 pounds Had been attached to a wall. Deep casting, dark patina. 30" high X 26" wide X 7" deep. Parts of the old mortar still adhered to piece. Lion and an eagle , both powerful symbols individually Together overwhelming. It had to belong to a family of noble warriors This is the real thing not Hollywood.--no condition problems-no repairs-eagle has crown over it-18thc or earlier
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1164543
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19thc carved tropical hardwood santo of Jesus Christ-probably Columbian-missing halo and one hand-wear to suface paint-11 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #1232947
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Here is a fine example of both calligraphy and genealogy-It is a family tree of noble aristocrats in the Hapsburg Austrian Hungarian Empire--high national awards and decorations gleaned by the family over the years are pictured in watercolors--text is in ink and appears entries are made by different hand at different times--piece is on parchment or vellum and stands alone as piece art. unframed-- no condition problems.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #137030
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French cut crystal chandelier with gilt bronze elements-neo classical with gilt bronze anthemions at top and guilloche designs on bronze center band--56 inch drop and 24 inch diameter--perfect for hallway although previous owner had it over his dinning table--bronze elements need cleaning---crystals in good shape-10 lights-operating condition-over 50 years old
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1910 item #357749
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Pair Spanish coin silver bowls--has authentic silver Spainish coins as bottom center in each bowl-3.75 inches diameter-7/8 inches high-use for nuts or sweetmeats
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1213698
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Japanese 18thc hand forged katana-marked on tang with file marks indicating it was made in Bunga area-steel tsuba-gilt highlighted menuki on pommel and handle that is covered with ray skin-menuki on both sides of handle appear to be shishi dogs-design on pommel and fuchi are dragons-blade is in fine condition =no rust--lacquered scabbard with no condition problems-38 inches long
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Serigraphs : Pre 1980 item #1065137
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Serigraph Puerto Rican by important Puerto Rican artist Garcia Domingo-signed in pencil by artist-edition 10 of 40-made in 1979-20 by 25.5 inches-add 2.75 inches all around for mat and frame-no condition problems--color still strong
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #865205
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USD $1,895
This is a functional architectural Victorian bird cage-it has a tray that can be removed for cleaning -four separate hinged doors to enter the cage-top cupola comes off for transport and cage lifts off table-like stand-large steeple tip missing-nine of the smaller steeple tops have minor tip damage--minor rust on wire elements-- over all condition is good considering age and detailed composition--piece is assembled and cut from solid teak--first quarter 20thc-20.5 inches square-65.5 inches high...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #499141
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Splendid Spanish Colonial painted and carved bench-- tropical hardwood-gessoed and painted --designs chip carved into bench-rush seat-some silver gilt highlights-- losses to surface-no repairs-sturdy-ready to go-rush seat shows wear, but is serviceable--39 inches long-- 21 inches deep and 32 inches high--from South America-piece has good weight and solid construction-ca 1880s-quality antique piece
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #25401 (stock #511)
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Painting, Jungle Scene. Watercolor of Gibbon ape and iguana Signed MATTIE lower right corner. Mattie apparently an Irish herptologist who loved Gibbon Apes. This painting combined both passions.High quality watercolor of subject matter seldom seen Painting is in good condition. matt needs replacement. Bamboo frame ca 1940. This painting really has soul.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1950 item #1360301 (stock #0003cm)
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USD $845
Ceramic mask by Italian professor Pattarino. Silueta of male faces. H/11 W/8 D/4. Signed.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #22410 (stock #10231)
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Mirrors, French.Pair. Mid 19th c. Hand carved wood. Gilt. 22" x 48".These are truly spectacular. mirrors are bevelled--carving refined and condition excellent These are rare,rare--pair, pair