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Antique Silver Wallpaper

Chinoiserie Painted Screeen
Located in New York, NY
A 1940s chinoiserie decorated screen with landscape motif on a silver and gold background
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Early 20th Century French Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood

Antique Chinoiserie Painted Screeen
Chinoiserie Painted Screeen
H 84 in W 96 in D 2 in
Vase Dagobert Peche Gmunden Ceramics Model 290 Made circa 1919
By Dagobert Peche
Located in Vienna, AT
for wallpapers, woven fabrics, further for works made by lace bobbins and embroideries, for
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1910s Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Ceramic

Mocha Set Dagobert Peche Circle Gmunden Ceramics Made, circa 1919
By Dagobert Peche
Located in Vienna, AT
designs for wallpapers, woven fabrics, further for works made by lace bobbins and embroideries, for
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1910s Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Ceramic

Early 18th Century Meissen Oval Wall Beveled Mirror Pair of Cherubs, Germany
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
courtly life, fruits and flowers that adorned fashionable textiles and wallpaper. It was in this period
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Early 18th Century German Rococo Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

Antique Italian Toleware French Provincial Toile Tray Oval Lithograph Landscape
Located in Dayton, OH
of the fabric. Toile designs are popular for non-fabric items like wallpaper and fine china.” "
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Early 20th Century French Provincial Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Metal

WH Haseler Sterling Silver Heart Locket Pendant Match Holder Striker Vinaigrette
Located in New York, NY
LIBERTY & CO. OF LONDON AND PRODUCING THE WORKS DESIGNED BY ARCHIBALD KNOX. THE SILVER LOCKET PENDANT IS
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19th Century British Victorian Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silver, Sterling Silver

Sitting Kewpie or The Thinker, Silvered Bronze Car Mascot Hood Ornament, 1910´s
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
"Sitting Kewpie" or "The Thinker", Car Mascot Hood Ornament, 1910´s. Made of silvered bronze
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Marble, Bronze

French 19th Century B&W Photograph by Adolphe Braun
By Adolphe Braun
Located in Larchmont, NY
Adolphe Braun (French, 1811-1877) Bouquet, c. 1850 Silver gelatin print 10 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. Matte
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1850s Realist Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silver Gelatin

Matching Set Of Arts & Crafts Candlesticks Liberty of London 1910's
By Archibald Knox, Liberty of London
Located in High Wycombe, GB
An Elegant Matching Set of Silver Plated Liberty of London Arts & Crafts Candlesticks, 1920's
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1910s English Arts and Crafts Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silver Plate, Brass

Archibald Knox' Liberty Celtic ‘Beowulf’ Planter
By Archibald Knox, Liberty & Co., James Carter
Located in Wormelow, Herefordshire
Celtic style silver and pewter ranges, before moving onto terracotta garden ornaments as well as patterns
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Early 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Terracotta

Eric Bagge Side/End Table
By Eric Bagge
Located in Philadelphia, PA
(1890 – 1978) An architect as well as an interior designer, Eric Bagge designed furniture, wallpaper
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1920s French Art Deco Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Mahogany

Antique Eric Bagge Side/End Table
Eric Bagge Side/End Table
H 27.5 in W 32.5 in D 22.5 in
"Galata Morente" Sculpture in Bronze and Marble F. Barbedienne Fonduer
By F. Barbedienne Foundry
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
founder. The son of a small farmer from Calvados, he started his career as a dealer in wallpaper in Paris
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1870s French Classical Roman Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Bronze

Art Nouveau Set, 1 Sofa, 2 Armchairs, 4 Chairs, 1890, Attributed William Morris
By William Morris (English)
Located in Ciudad Autónoma Buenos Aires, C
designs for furniture, fabrics, stained glass, wallpaper, and other decorative arts generated the Arts and
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1890s English Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood

Pair French 18th-19th Century Chinoiserie Circle of Jean B. Pillement
By Jean-Baptiste Pillement
Located in Los Angeles, CA
also on textiles, wallpaper and silver. Pillement had discovered in 1764 a new method of printing on
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Late 18th Century French Chinoiserie Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Canvas, Giltwood

Victorian Pearl and Ruby Peacock Brooch/Pendant
Located in London, GB
, set with one hundred-eighteen pearls, and a ruby-set eye, all mounted in 18ct gold and silver, with
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1880s British Victorian Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Pearl, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Circa 1930 German Side Table
By Fritz August Breuhaus de Groot 1
Located in New York, NY
, which included furniture, textiles, wallpapers, lighting, and fine silver. In addition to designing
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1920s German Modern Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Marble

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19th Century Italian Six-Panel Painted Wood Folding Screen in Gilt Bronze Frame
Located in Firenze, IT
This one-of-a-kind museum quality Italian Empire Period (early 19th Century) room divider folding screen is made up of six rectangular solid wood panels, each richly painted and lacq...
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Early 19th Century Italian Empire Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Bronze, Ormolu

Chanteur Antiqued Chinoiserie Wallpaper Mural
By Paul Montgomery
Located in Staunton, VA
The Chanteur Antiqued chinoiserie mural wallpaper is a heavily antiqued blue mural showing spring blossoms and small birds that can add color or visual interest to a living room, bed...
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2010s American Chinoiserie Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Paper

Antique Chanteur Antiqued Chinoiserie Wallpaper Mural
Chanteur Antiqued Chinoiserie Wallpaper Mural
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H 120 in W 120 in D 0.2 in
Monumental Chinese Export Twelve-Panel Lacquered Coromandel Screen
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Very impressive monumental Chinese export twelve-panel Coromandel screen depicting a lush courtyard with figures involved in leisurely activities. The panels are incised and lacquere...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood

12 Flora Danica Fish Plates, Vintage and Vibrantly Painted, Royal Copenhagen
By Royal Copenhagen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
From Denmark's prestigious collection and one of the world's most re known patterns we have for sale a set of 12 generous sized plates featuring "fish". One of the most enchanting pa...
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1970s Danish Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Gold, Enamel

Mountains Wallpaper Hand Painted Wallpaper on Gold Metallic, Accept Custom Size
Located in Wuxi, 32
If you love the look of De Gournay wallpaper but not the price, this is for you. The colorways in this sections present our latest colorways, which can be applied to any designs an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chinese Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Gold Leaf

Wiener Werkstatte Austrian Dressing Table Box by Josef Hoffmann
By Josef Hoffmann
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stunning and rare Austrian Wiener Werkstatte secessionist wooden dressing table box with linear patterning attributed to Josef Hoffmann (1870-1956) and dating from around 1912. The...
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1910s Austrian Vienna Secession Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood

Wiener Werkstatte Austrian Dressing Table Box by Josef Hoffmann
Wiener Werkstatte Austrian Dressing Table Box by Josef Hoffmann
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H 4.53 in W 8.08 in D 5.02 in
Large Rococo Style Porcelain Mantel Clock by Meissen
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in London, GB
Large Rococo style porcelain mantel clock by Meissen German, 19th century Measures: Height 66cm, width 33cm, depth 25cm This superb mantel clock is a truly wonderful example of ...
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19th Century German Rococo Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

Dresden Ambrosius Lamm Footed Cups and Dessert Plates Set for 10 Hand Painted
By Ambrosius Lamm
Located in Austin, TX
Amazing hand painted porcelain set of footed cups /saucers and matching dessert plates made by famous Ambrosius Lamm studio in Dresden. Set includes 10 footed cups, 10 saucers and ...
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1910s German Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

Harvey Probber & Jack Lenor Larsen Happiness Sectional Sofa, Lacquer Red 1968
By Jack Lenor Larsen, Harvey Probber
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Harvey Probber & Jack Lenor Larsen Happiness corner sectional sofa, lacquer red, 1968-1972. Gorgeous low slung modern sectional seating set of three. This is a truly extraordinary, m...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Textile, Wool, Mohair

Roberto Lucci & Paolo Orlandini for Elam 'Farfalla' Lounge Chair
By Elam, Roberto Lucci & Paolo Orlandini
Located in Waalwijk, NL
Roberto Lucci and Paolo Orlandini for Elam, lounge chair model 'Le Farfalla', lacquered steel, fabric, plastic, Italy, design 1974 The designer duo Roberto Lucci and Paolo Orlandini...
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1970s Italian Post-Modern Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Steel

Zuber French Scenic Wallpaper Panels The Japanese Garden Landscape Scene
By Jean Zuber
Located in Firenze, IT
This antique and charming early 20th Century scenic wallpaper by French Zuber manufacture is made up of five rolls of wall coverings hand painted with ancient wood blocks. The panels...
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Early 20th Century French Japonisme Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood, Paper

Pair of Antique Meissen Candelabras, Germany, circa 1910
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant pair of colorful German Meissen, seven-arm candelabras dates to the early 1900s. The gros relief intricacy and thinness of the porcelain flower heads, leaves and fruit i...
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Early 1900s German Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Meissen

Double Sided Coromandel Chinoiserie Lacquer Five-Panel Screen, Paravent, 1890s
By Jean Dunand
Located in Biebergemund, Hessen
Exceptional double sided Chinoiserie hand-painted Coromandel screen, with a continuous scene over the panels. One side depicts a scene of the Forbidden City, and the other side shows...
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Mid-19th Century French Chinoiserie Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Wood, Hardwood

Fine Josef Hoffman Wiener Werkstätte Art Nouveau box Austria 1912
By Josef Hoffmann
Located in Vienna, AT
Fine and distinguished box, designed by the “Hero” of the Wiener Werkstatte, Josef Hoffmann. Made of nickel plated brass, leaves and stars in the pattern. This box is not marked, but...
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1910s Austrian Jugendstil Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Brass, Nickel

Extensive Assembled Meissen Blue and White Bird Model Dinner Service, circa 1890
Located in New York, NY
Each piece painted in underglaze-blue and heightened in gilding with an exotic bird perched upon peony branches, comprising: an oval soup tureen, cover and two stands, an 18" oval pl...
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1890s German Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

Early 20th Century Vienna Porcelain Set of Tea Cups, 1900s
By Imperial Vienna Porcelain
Located in LEGNY, FR
Beautiful set of two tea cups and saucers made by the Vienna porcelain manufacture. Pretty romantic decoration on each cup (both are different). Gilded with gold leaf details. Stam...
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Early 1900s French Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

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Stunning Set of Three Asian Wall Paper Panels
Located in Santa Rosa, CA
Great looking set of three tall panels that have been mounted and framed. silver and tan tones
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Early 20th Century Unknown Antique Silver Wallpaper

Mid-17th Century Italian Majolica Faience Delft Savona Charger, circa 1670
Located in London, GB
decorated with so-called "tappezzeria" pattern (meaning wallpaper" and at the centre depicting "Heracles and
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Late 17th Century Italian Antique Silver Wallpaper

Antique Paint and Wallpaper Neon Can Sign
Located in Dallas, TX
ivory letters and a silver border outline. If you are an interior designer, architect or a showroom
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1920s American Art Deco Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Metal

Antique Paint and Wallpaper Neon Can Sign
Antique Paint and Wallpaper Neon Can Sign
H 23 in W 58.25 in D 6.25 in
Colorway No. 2, Paris 1925
By Eric Bagge
Located in Long Island City, NY
was an architect and interior designer as well as a designer of wallpaper, textiles, accessories and
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1920s Art Deco Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Archival Ink, Digital, Rag Paper

Colorway No. 16, Paris c1925
By Eric Bagge
Located in Long Island City, NY
was an architect and interior designer as well as a designer of wallpaper, textiles, accessories and
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1920s Art Deco Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Archival Ink, Digital, Rag Paper

Fine Gothic Revival Six-Panel Screen after A.W.N. Pugin
By Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Located in New York, NY
encompassing designing furniture and woodwork, silver and metalwork pottery and textiles, wallpaper books and
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1840s English Gothic Revival Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Canvas, Boxwood

Embroidered Wall Hanging Tapestry, Early 18th Century
Located in Portland, ME
lost ground to the fashionable wall coverings of silk and wallpaper later on. The style is Rococo, with
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18th Century and Earlier French Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silk

Rare Momoyama Period Japanese Folding Screen with a Field of Pinks, 17th Century
Located in Milano, IT
silver foil, now tarnished with age, represent the ground bathed in the soft moonlight. Tiny pine trees
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17th Century Japanese Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Paper

Austrian Silver Art Nouveau Cigarette Box Enamel Painting Mucha Style ca1900
By Georg Adam Scheid
Located in Vienna, AT
AUSTRIAN GORGEOUS SILVER ART NOUVEAU CIGARETTE BOX (GILDED INSIDE) Art Nouveau Period
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Early 20th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

South Asian Wallpaper: Group of Five Wallpaper Designs
Located in London, GB
5 designs on local paper hand-painted through stencils, some partly heightened with gold and silver
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Early 20th Century Naturalistic Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Handmade Paper, Watercolor, Stencil

Meissen Coffee Set Decor Blue Panicle Blaue Rispe Richard Riemerschmid
By Richard Riemerschmid
Located in Vienna, AT
Crafts movement, he created furniture, carpets, fabric and wallpaper designs and glass and porcelain
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Early 1900s German Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Porcelain

Chinese Export Wallpaper Four Panel Screen
Located in Bradenton, FL
Chinese export wallpaper four panel screen, each panel depicting a variety of cranes and flowering
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinese Export Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Paper

Austrian Jugenstil Silver-Plated Inkstand & Rocker Blotter Desk Set, circa 1900
Located in New York, NY
blotting paper was attached. Some of these rocker blotters were very ornate and made of wood, glass, silver
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Early 1900s Austrian Jugendstil Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Brass

17th Century William and Mary Japanned Cabinet on Original Silver Gilt Stand
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
original carved silver gilt stand, C.1690-1700 The upper part, decorated with coastal landscapes
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17th Century English William and Mary Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silver Leaf

Charles Parker Aesthetic Movement Pedestal Table
By Charles Parker
Located in New Orleans, LA
, from wallpapers and shelves to chandeliers and side tables such as this. Japanese motifs, particularly
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19th Century American Aesthetic Movement Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silver, Brass, Bronze

H.W. Batley Gillows & Co an Aesthetic Movement Walnut & Gilt Secretaire Bookcase
By Henry William Batley, Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in London, GB
. Henry William Batley (1846-1932) was an artist and furniture, wallpapers, carpets and textile designer
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Early 1900s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Walnut, Giltwood

c.1700's Mechelen Gilt, Tooled & Painted Cordwain Folding Screen
Located in Chicago, IL
it was superseded by painted canvas, oil-cloth and also at the end by wallpaper. Although gilt
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18th Century and Earlier Belgian Antique Silver Wallpaper

Antique French Kingwood Parquetry Cabinet, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
the same as those used on silver, to produce silver-gilt (also known as vermeil). Papier Maché
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1880s French Antique Silver Wallpaper

Antique Painting "The Silversmith" by Leon de Meuter Brunin 'Belgian, 1861-1949'
Located in Shippensburg, PA
chalice while a very large silver vessel rests on a stand behind him. Clearly a wealthy man with a careful
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19th Century Belgian Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Paint

Original Charlotte Horstmann Hong Kong Military Campaign Chest of Drawers Desk
By Charlotte Horstmann
Located in GB
wallpapers. Late-medieval Ming vases in dazzling colours share shelf space with 11th-century Sung jugs
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Early 20th Century Hong Kong Campaign Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Brass

Carmen- 20st Century Dutch Pastel Drawing of a Dancing Woman
By Willy Sluiter
Located in Nuenen, Noord Brabant
, lithographer, designer, pastelist and painter. Wallpaper Willy Shutter Willy Sluiter grew up in Amersfoort
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1910s Modern Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Pastel, Handmade Paper

19th Century Gillows Oak Armchair by Bruce Talbert
Located in London, GB
for Holland & Sons. The following year his Reformed Gothic designs won a silver medal at the 1867
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1860s British Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Upholstery, Oak

Royal Doulton Decorative Plates Featuring Charles Dana Gibson Illustrations
Located in Sheffield, MA
satirized as the perfect wallpaper for the bachelor’s apartment. She was a definition of style that taught
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Early 20th Century English Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Ceramic

Eggcup with Saucer Dagobert Peche Circle Gmunden Ceramics, circa 1919
By Dagobert Peche
Located in Vienna, AT
created designs for wallpapers, woven fabrics, further for works made by lace bobbins and embroideries
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1910s Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Ceramic

Chinese Qing Three-Panel Silver Leaf Painted Screen
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Magnificent 19th century Chinese Qing dynasty three-panel wallpaper screen featuring a silver leaf
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19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Brass, Silver Leaf

Chinoiserie Hand-Painted Silver Four-Panel Screen
Located in Stamford, CT
Early 20th century hand-painted Chinese wallpaper screen. Four-panel silver leaf background with
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Paper, Masonite

Pair of Silk Velvet Fragments w/ Silver Thread, Probably Florence Italy, c 1600
Located in Milford, NH
Two panels of forest green cut silk velvet with silver metal thread from Florence Italy, circa 1600
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Early 17th Century Italian Baroque Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Silk, Velvet, Wood

French Art-Nouveau Carved Wood Planter, Former Property of Oprah Winfrey
By Hector Guimard
Located in Los Angeles, CA
bronze and two silver medals at the school for his work. In 1885 he received awards in all of the
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Zinc

Rare Mid 19th Century Wallpaper Bowl
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Wallpaper was used in making boxes during the mid 19th century, but rarely used in such a form as
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19th Century American Antique Silver Wallpaper

Pair Linthorpe Pottery Vases
Located in New York, NY
textiles, furniture, carpets, ceramics, silver,and wallpapers. His revolutionary designs embraced
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19th Century English Antique Silver Wallpaper

Pair Linthorpe Pottery Vases
Pair Linthorpe Pottery Vases
H 18 in W 8.5 in D 7 in
Set of Six Aesthetic Movement Oak Dining Chairs by Bruce Talbert for Gillows
By Bruce James Talbert
Located in Heathfield, East Sussex
design furniture for Holland & Sons. The following year his Reformed Gothic furniture won a silver
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1880s English Aesthetic Movement Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Oak

Hand-Painted Wallpaper Panel , circa 1880
Located in Solebury, PA
This beautiful wallpaper remnant is framed in a simple silver gilt frame with a strong background
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Early 20th Century Chinese Antique Silver Wallpaper

French Ormolu and ChamplevŽé Enamel Tazza, F. Barbedienne
By F. Barbedienne Foundry
Located in New York, NY
was founded by Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892) in 1838. Having started as a dealer in wallpaper
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Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Enamel, Ormolu

Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Dove Bracelet with Labradorite No. 14
By Georg Jensen
Located in San Francisco, CA
and wallpapers. Stylistically, his designs often reflect his times, taking on an Art Nouveau idiom
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1920s Danish Art Nouveau Antique Silver Wallpaper

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Labradorite, Sterling Silver

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Antique Silver Wallpaper For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of antique silver wallpaper you’re looking for. Frequently made of ceramic, metal and wood, every item from our selection of antique silver wallpaper was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect choice in our collection of antique silver wallpaper — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. When you’re browsing for the right object in our assortment of antique silver wallpaper, those designed in Art Nouveau and Rococo styles are of considerable interest. You’ll likely find more than one option in this array of antique silver wallpaper that is appealing in its simplicity, but Charlotte Horstmann, Dagobert Peche and Meissen Porcelain produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Antique Silver Wallpaper?

Prices for a piece of antique silver wallpaper start at $475 and top out at $93,375 with the average selling for $3,250.
Questions About Antique Silver Wallpaper
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