Antiques/Decorative Arts

11 items

Pair English London Sterling Silver W...

A fine pair of English sterling silver wine coasters, London, by William Ely Sr.  The coasters ah...

A fine pair of English sterling silver wine coasters, London, by William Ely Sr.  The coasters ahve a gadrooned rim separating five shells and five lobes.  The center of each coaster has a silver button engraved with an eagle crest. The bases are fitted with turned and carved mahogany.  They bear maker's marks for William Ely, Sr. and London sterling marks with a date mark of G for 1822.  Condition is very good. Dimensions:  Height: 2 1/8", Diameter: 7 3/4"

$2,800.00

"Fame" Angel Weathervane by Mark A. ...

This weathervane was carved by thenoted folk artist - woodcarver from Saisconset, MA.  The origin...

This weathervane was carved by thenoted folk artist - woodcarver from Saisconset, MA.  The original copper weathervane "Fame" is based on the copper weathervane which is part of the collection of the Museum of American Folk Art.  The original dates from 1880 - 1890.  This work is made of carved and applied wood which is painted to resemble weathered copper.  It was created in 2004.  The weathervane depicts the Greek Goddess and allegorical figure of "Fame".  She is an ambivolent figure who's ...

$35,000.00

"Prelude" Signed Aug Moreau, Late 19t...

A fine late 19th century French bronze in the form of a boy playing a mandolin.  It is signed Aug...

A fine late 19th century French bronze in the form of a boy playing a mandolin.  It is signed Aug Moreau and titled "Prelude".  The bronze has a deep rich patina and is in very good condition. Dimensions: Height: 14", Width: 8", Diameter: 5"

$2,250.00

18th Century English George III Carve...

A very fine English George III carved gilt wood Rococo mirror. The asymmetric scrolled frame is c...

A very fine English George III carved gilt wood Rococo mirror. The asymmetric scrolled frame is carved with acanthus leaf vines, floral blossoms, rock work, and icicles. There is a carved Phoenix bird perched on the right side of the mirror. Condition is very good with expected surface loss in the gilding.

$32,500.00

17th C. Carved Wood Italian Cherub Head

A fine 17th century Italian carved wood cherub head. It retains traces of early painted and gilde...

A fine 17th century Italian carved wood cherub head. It retains traces of early painted and gilded surface. Remnants of the Gesso remain on the surface as well. Condition is good with age and distress consistent with the age of the piece.

$1,200.00

19th Century English Barrel Keg Form ...

A whimsical Nineteenth Century English string holder in the form of a barrel keg. The barrel is m...

A whimsical Nineteenth Century English string holder in the form of a barrel keg. The barrel is made of mahogany with brass strapping. The string is dispensed through the brass spout. Condition is excellent with a fine patina.

$750.00

19th C. Patinated Iron Cavalier King ...

A fine and unusual patinated iron 19th c. paperweight depicting a resting Cavalier King Charles S...

A fine and unusual patinated iron 19th c. paperweight depicting a resting Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. He is lying on a plush pillow with corner tassels. The dog is finely modeled and retains its original redish patinated surface. Condition is very good with some minor losses in the surface consistent with age.

$750.00

18th C. Italian Parcel Gilt & Painted...

A fine pair of 18th century Italian Baroque column candlesticks. The pricket sticks are columnar ...

A fine pair of 18th century Italian Baroque column candlesticks. The pricket sticks are columnar in form with tripart bases. The surface is decorated with parcel gilding and painted white. Condition is good with minor expected losses expected with age.

$950.00

Vintage Petite Miniature Bronze of Yo...

This is fine small bronze depicting a young girl jumping rope.  The casting is very crisp and the...

This is fine small bronze depicting a young girl jumping rope.  The casting is very crisp and the bronze has a rich deep patina.  It is signed MIA and is numbered 3 out of 50.  Condition is excellent: Dimensions:  Height: 4 3/4", Width: 2 1/2", Depth: 3"  

$395.00