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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.

Acroterion

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Louis XV Style Crystal Chandelier, France, circa 1930
Louis XV Style Crystal Chandelier, France, circ...
Early 20th Century French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants
French, circa 1930 Louis XV style chandelier having silver-gilt metal frame with internal sockets hung with various shapes and sizes of faceted and smooth cut crystal prisms.
Neoclassical Gustavian Chest in Original Paint, Sweden, circa 1800
Neoclassical Gustavian Chest in Original Paint,...
Antique Late 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Neoclassical Swedish Gustavian chest of drawers in original paint having shaped top above dentil mould cornice; the fluted canted sides with upper anthemion motifs either side three ...
Swiss Exotic Wood, Nacre and Brass Card Games Box, Complete, circa 1890
Swiss Exotic Wood, Nacre and Brass Card Games B...
Antique Late 19th Century Swiss Louis XVI Games
An exquisite Swiss, circa 1890, exotic-woods games box of rectangular form with canted edges; the slightly domed top with brass and ebony inlaid perimeters surrounding geometric nacr...
Figural Oil on Canvas Painting by Humberto Garavito, circa 1940
Figural Oil on Canvas Painting by Humberto Gara...
Mid-20th Century Guatemalan Paintings
Oil on canvas painting by renowned Guatemalan painter Humberto Garavito portraying two colorfully attired gentlemen and a lady presumably indigenous residents of Todos Santos Cuchuma...
Blue and White Dutch Delft Vase Table Lamp
Antique 18th Century Dutch Table Lamps
Large 18th century Dutch Delft ribbed octagonal "garlic-head" form vase having hand-painted blue and white basket and ribbon motifs in panels and all-over foliate designs. Originally...
English Regency Neoclassical Brass-Inlaid Mahog...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Armchairs
Late George III English Regency period neoclassical style mahogany armchair having anthemion motif brass inlaid crest-rail above intricately carved acanthus design horizontal splat a...
English Regency Mahogany Two-Tier Étagère Troll...
Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Mahogany
William IV English late Regency period mahogany étagère or trolley of rectangular two-tier form having turned corner stiles on original brass casters. A beautiful piece with many use...
Biedermeier Mirror, Parcel Gilt Walnut, Austria...
Antique Early 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Wall Mirrors
Mercury Glass, Walnut, Giltwood
Elegant circa 1820 Austrian Biedermeier mirror having walnut cove-mould frame with carved giltwood lamb's tongue and egg-and-dart fillets around original silvered mirror plate.
French Empire Carved Giltwood Frame Mirror with...
Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Wall Mirrors
Mercury Glass, Wood
Beautiful French Provincial Empire period carved gilt wood frame mirror with original mirror plate.
Neoclassical Parcel-Gilt and Painted Gueridon T...
Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Gueridon
Oak, Paint
Exquisite neoclassical Napoleon III period French parcel-gilt and painted solid oak gueridon or occasional table having breakfront circular top with raised central plinth surmounting...
Portrait of Emperor Francis I, Martin van Meyte...
Martin van Meytens
Antique Mid-18th Century Austrian Rococo Paintings
Superb circa 1750 oil on canvas portrait by the workshop of Martin van Meytens the Younger of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Duke of Lorraine, founder of the Ha...
Beauvais Mythological Tapestry of Orpheus and E...
Antique Early 18th Century French Louis XIV Tapestries
Large circa 1710 French Beauvais tapestry depicting Orpheus playing harp to Eurydice attended by putti with floral, foliate and fruit garland border.

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