Acroterion

Kinderhook, NY

About Acroterion

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.

Acroterion

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George III Mahogany Bookcase Cabinet, England, circa 1785
George III Mahogany Bookcase Cabinet, England, ...
Antique Late 18th Century English Hepplewhite Bookcases
Mahogany, Boxwood, Ebony, Glass, Brass
Exquisite circa 1785 English George III Hepplewhite style bookcase cabinet of large-scale having solid mahogany case with alternating boxwood and mahogany dentil inlay on molded corn...
Italian Parcel-Gilt and Painted Armchairs, Set of Six, circa 1800
Italian Parcel-Gilt and Painted Armchairs, Set ...
Antique Early 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Side Chairs
Set of six Italian parcel-gilt and painted armchairs of neoclassical form having upholstered backs and seats with acanthus and rosette carved arms and square fluted tapering front le...
Sheraton Mahogany Extending Dining Table, Boston, Massachusetts, circa 1810
Sheraton Mahogany Extending Dining Table, Bosto...
Antique Early 19th Century American Sheraton Dining Room Tables
Brass, Mahogany
Rare and beautiful, circa 1810, Boston, Massachusetts, American Sheraton period solid mahogany extending dining table in three sections with four additional leaves in the style of Gi...
English Regency Klismos Dining Chairs, Set of Six, circa 1805
English Regency Klismos Dining Chairs, Set of S...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Dining Room Chairs
Brass, Ebony, Leather, 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...
Leaded and Beveled Glass Pendant Light, Adolf L...
Adolf Loos
Early 20th Century Austrian Vienna Secession Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass, Lead
Vienna Secessionist (Sezession, Secessionsstil, or Jugendstil) period and style leaded and beveled glass pendant fixture attributed to Austro-Czech architect and designer Adolf Loos ...
Leaded and Beveled Glass Pendant Light, Adolf L...
Adolf Loos
Early 20th Century Austrian Vienna Secession Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Glass, Lead
Vienna Secessionist (Sezession, Secessionsstil, or Jugendstil) period and style leaded and beveled glass pendant fixture attributed to Austro-Czech architect and designer Adolf Loos ...
Crystal and Wrought Iron Wall Sconces, Italy, c...
Early 20th Century Italian Directoire Wall Lights and Sconces
Pair of Italian crystal and wrought iron two-light wall sconces in French Directoire style, circa 1925, having parcel-gilt and red painted finish on open hand-wrought foliate and aca...
Bronze Neoclassical Beaux-Arts Wall Sconces, ci...
Early 20th Century French Beaux Arts Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze
Beaux-Arts period solid bronze wall sconces of exceptional design having pronounced anthemions either end of gently bowed back-plates with egg-and-dart borders.
Louis XVI Petite Commode or Chest with Bronze M...
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Danish Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of...
Bronze, Mahogany, Oak, Pine
Danish Louis XVI style three-drawer mahogany commode or chest of architectural form having engaged corner colonettes with lost wax cast gilt bronze Corinthian capitals and bases, cir...
Louis XVI Petite Commode or Chest on Stand by C...
Conrad Mauter
Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers
An exquisite, circa 1780, tulipwood, sycamore, kingwood, and ebony inlaid petite commode on stand by important Paris cabinetmaker Conrad Mauter (Maître 1777) having a Rosso Antico ma...
English Regency Mahogany Chest of Drawers, circ...
Antique 19th Century British Regency Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Mahogany
Elegant and refined English Regency period and style mahogany chest of four drawers having reeded edge-band trim on top and base with drawers having original large gilt metal foliate...
George III Crossbanded Mahogany Bow-Front Chest...
Antique Late 18th Century English Hepplewhite Commodes and Chests of Dra...
Boxwood, Brass, Mahogany
George III period, Hepplewhite style cross-banded mahogany chest of drawers of bow-front form having two upper drawers and three lower all with original octagonal form bail-pull bras...

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