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Kinderhook, NY
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A C R O T E R I O N : [ak-ruh-teer-e-uhn]: 'The Highest Ornament' The word 'acroterion' is an ancient classical architectural term originally used by the Greeks, and adopted by the Romans as 'acroterium', which literally is the plinth and ornament on the apex or ends of a pediment, from the Greek akrōtḗrion (ἀκρωτήριον) meaning ‘summit', or 'extremity’. A C R O T E R I O N : The gallery, founded in 2012, is open by appointment in the historic Hudson Valley of upstate New York specializing in exceptional fine and decorative art from ancient to contemporary.

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French Ebonized and Parcel-Gilt Faux Bamboo Slipper Chair
French Ebonized and Parcel-Gilt Faux Bamboo Sli...
Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Slipper Chairs
French, Napoleon III period, circa 1860, chinoiserie slipper chair having upholstered back and seat on ebonized and parcel-gilt carved wood fretwork frame.
Baroque Carved Giltwood Mirror with Original Plate, Denmark, circa 1700
Baroque Carved Giltwood Mirror with Original Pl...
Antique Early 18th Century Danish Baroque Wall Mirrors
Giltwood, Mercury Glass
Exquisite Danish Baroque period, circa 1700, mirror or looking glass having carved giltwood frame with dramatic foliate cresting and rectangular cushion-frame with foliate and seashe...
English Regency Inlaid Mahogany Klismos Dining Chairs, Set of Six, circa 1805
English Regency Inlaid Mahogany Klismos Dining ...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs
Brass, Leather, Ebony, Mahogany
Rare and remarkable set of six, circa 1805, neoclassical English Regency dining chairs having mahogany frame of klismos form, the crest rail divided in three sections with 'Greek key...
Regency Mahogany Side Table or Sideboard, Style of Thomas Hope, circa 1810
Regency Mahogany Side Table or Sideboard, Style...
Thomas Hope
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Serving Tables
Mahogany
An important and exceptional neoclassical English Regency period mahogany side table, serving table, or sideboard of monumental size in the manner of Thomas Hope of rectangular form ...
English Regency Brass-Inlaid Mahogany Tilt-Top ...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Center Tables
Brass, Mahogany
An exceptional, circa 1820 English Regency period mahogany tilt-top table of unusual form having solid single-timber rectangular top with line-inlaid brass border and reeded edge upo...
George I Silvered Gesso Table, James Moore, Eng...
James Moore
Antique Early 18th Century English George I Side Tables
Gesso, Giltwood
Exceptional and exceptionally rare late Queen Anne, George I period rectangular form pier table having original silvered (white gold leaf) gesso finish with incised top having centra...
Library Armchair, Manner of Giles Grendey
Giles Grendey
20th Century English Rococo Armchairs
Mahogany
An exquisite George III, Rococo style "Gainsborough" or library armchair in the manner of famed English cabinetmaker Giles Grendey (1693-1780) having square back and all-over-carved ...
George II Style Armchair by Lenygon & Company
Lenygon & Co.
Antique Early 1900s English George II Armchairs
Mahogany
An important and exceptional circa 1905 George II style library armchair of large-scale by the renowned London firm of Lenygon & Company having upholstered "camel-back" form crest-ra...
Norwegian Rococo Settee, circa 1750
Antique Mid-18th Century Norwegian Rococo Settees
Museum quality, circa 1750 Norwegian Rococo settee of three-seat form having original black painted and parcel-gilt carved wood frame with upholstered back and seat; the top crest an...
William & Mary Style Burled Yew Linen Press Cab...
Antique Late 19th Century English William and Mary Cabinets
Yew
Elegant English William and Mary style cabinet or linen press of compact size having all-over burled yew wood veneers with cavetto cornice above raised panel double doors concealing ...
English Regency Tortoiseshell Necessaire Tablet...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Jewelry Boxes
A fine early 19th century George III English Regency period dresser tabletop toiletry box or necessaire having blonde tortoiseshell-clad satinwood case; the top with raised plinth-fo...
Italian 'Egyptian' Style Parcel Gilt and Painte...
Antique Early 19th Century Italian Egyptian Revival Settees
An exquisite, circa 1805, Italian 'Egyptian' style parcel gilt and painted settee having klismos form crest rail with gilt carved fan motifs joining paired colonette back supports to...

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