All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #620511
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Pair of American cut glass peg lamps--designed to fit into candle holders or sticks--Polish candlesticks shown here are for demonstration only and not included in purchase price-no shades-lamps are in excellent condition with new wicks.--lamps marked-7.5 inches high without shades--ca 1890s
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1920 item #1179785
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Well painted, quality European oil on panel of idyllic garden scene--the male figure maybe Pan-unsigned-18 inches by 20 inches-22.25 inches by 24.75 inches with frame-painting need's cleaning-appears untouched-ca 1920 or earlier 20th century-has sketch of same painting on back.-academically trained artist-craquelure-authoritative brush strokes with plenty of paint
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #24824 (stock #292)
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Silver mustard pot. Round with plain liner.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24220 (stock #161)
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19th c. bronze titled "Lioness on the Move". Signed: T. Cartier. Listed in Benezit. Lost wax process. Excellent condition. Antique marble base not attached. A powerful sculpture. 17" h x 24" w x 9" d.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1970 item #344992
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Wild papier mache demon mask used at carnival in Santo Domingo-ca 1980s--was inspired by creature in Arnold Schwarzenneger film- Predator--there is a handful of artisans who make these masks in Santo Domingo-each has special individual technique-limited number and not repeated-usually sold only at carnival time--base is papier mache polychrome with vibrant enamel-tusks are resin-dread locks fabric---all oversized-28 inches by 21 inches-has a frightening inter-galectic look-creature from outer sp...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Drugstore : Pre 1900 item #1193924
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Very rare heavy cut crystal glass English sweet gin dispenser--has original spigot that even measures shots-except for minor nicks on edge of top where piece was filled with fluid -top covers them-letters are cut into glass and filled with gilt--BOORD & SONS FINEST UNSWEETENED GIN--there also acid etched advertisement in small letters on side--ca 1900-a spectacular piece of early glass-heavy weight-27.50 inches high-11 inches in diameter-glass ribs cut on sides
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #67600
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Magnificent early Samsom porcelain box-with worked bronze trim-5.25 inches long-2.75 inches high and 3 inches deep-with different painting on the top, sides and front and back-- no repairs-no condition problems--marked with crossed swords with cross bar blue under glaze--Marcolini period Meissen first quarter 19th century--but it is Samson the great French imitator--- very fine highly decorated hand painted porcelain piece--front is serpentine---given its high quality Samson porcelain is collect...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #23484 (stock #1391pr)
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Order of Trujillo, enamel and silver, El Congreso Nacional 1938. 4.5" with ribbon. Ribbon has rossette. $475.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #88620
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Talk about surviving, this Chinese Ming pottery incense burner is over 400 years old--American diplomatic family brought it out of Japan on the eve of WWII-Sancai--three-colored- green, yellow brown and aubergine blue--raised design is dominated by two sets of dragons chasing a pearl--each of the three legs protrude from the mouths of earth spirits--arms are removable for transport--piece is heavy-20-25 pounds--apparently in its history some one tried to lift the piece by the handles and broke ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #24296 (stock #1658pr)
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Sight size 11.0" x 14.5" - Framed size 22.5" x 18.25" Litho signed by artist (as well as on plate) Early 20th century, no condition problems. $375.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #810596
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USD $650
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1206144
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19thc English burl walnut lap desk with brass fittings--ca 1860s-desk is attached to mahogany stand that has a stretcher-21 inches high-16 inches wide-9.5 inches deep-tooled leather writing surface shows wear-minor nicks on rich patina-splendid piece-desk was used by past owners
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #414605
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Beautiful glazed pottery ewer,Ming period,Chinese Swankolok,made by Chinese in SE Asia,-form is stunning-dragon handle, ribs on neck of main body of piece and carefully applied designs-rooster head motif on body and thick green turquoise glaze and form makes you think of 4th century Persian piece--but dragon head whips you back to Chinese origin-9.5 inches high and 4 inches wide-no condition problems or repairs-fascinating quality piece
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
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USD $695
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1837 VR item #878498
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USD $450
Early 19thc West Indies map of Haiti, St Domingo, Bahamas and tip of Cuba-hand colored-has detailed legend in French that piece was commissioned under Royal auspicous-dated 1812-minor yellowing-28 inches by 28.5 inches-indentation on edge from plates-Flemish
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Striking representation of St Anthony hardwood Santo--Spanish Colonial -probably Mexican or Central American-12.25 high-unusual to find St Anthony with a cross in one hand and infant in the other.--damage to infants feet otherwise in good condition--charming piece.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1900 item #71334
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Oil on canvas of portrait of an Arab---signed by listed American artist Douglas Arthur Teed-1858-1929-dated 89--15.5 inches by 16 inches-add 3 inches for appropriate period frame--no condition problems--strong orientalist painting-bold colors--artist has auction records and is highly collectible
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #1289773
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USD $675
Italian lithography by famous modernist artist Giorgio de Chirico-1888-1978--piece is after 1939 when he changed style from Surrealism to what he called Neo Baroque-signed in lithography as well in pencil on lower right hand side margin--edition number in lower left side margin in pencil 26/94-18.5 by 27 inches-add 1.5 inches all around-ignore shadow on left hand bottom--not examined out of frame