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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Unusual Biedermeier Fauteuil de Bureau Swivel S...
Antique Early 19th Century Austria Biedermeier Swivel Chairs
Upholstery, Walnut
An exquisite and unusual circa 1830 Austrian Biedermeier fauteuil de bureau or Schreibtischstuhl (desk chair) of bergère à oreilles form, having walnut frame with klismos influenced ...
English Regency Brass-Inlaid Mahogany Tilt-Top ...
Antique Early 19th Century England Regency Center Tables
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...
English Regency Period Mahogany Cellarette in t...
Antique Early 19th Century England Regency Wine Coolers
Brass, Mahogany
A fine and elegant circa 1810 English Regency period cellarette or wine cooler in the style of neoclassical designer Thomas Hope; the solid mahogany case of sarcophagus form having r...
Large English Regency Period "Gothick" Style Pa...
Antique Early 19th Century England Regency Lanterns
Large circa 1810 English Regency period "Gothick" style parcel-gilt bronze and iron lantern of hexagonal form having anthemion topped glazed cusped-arch panels joined by ma...
French Baroque Style Parcel-Gilt Carved Wood Wa...
Antique Late 19th Century France Baroque Revival Wall Brackets
A large last half of the 19th century French Baroque style stained, painted, and parcel-gilt wall bracket of unusual bisected cornice form having stained chestnut top above compound-...
Rare Italian Grand Tour Marble Model of 'Scipio...
Antique Early 19th Century Italy Grand Tour Architectural Models
A rare early 19th century Italian Grand Tour model of the tomb of Roman consul Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus, the sarcophagus of rectangular form in carved solid Belgian black mar...
Louis XVI Fauteuil in Original Paint, Stamped, ...
Antique Late 18th Century France Louis XVI Armchairs
French, circa 1780 Louis XVI fauteuil (armchair) having carved fruitwood frame in original paint with "chapeau de gendarme" form upholstered backrest issuing scrolled and s...
Pair of George II Style Carved Walnut Side Chai...
Antique Late 19th Century England George II Side Chairs
Walnut
An exceptional pair of English George II, circa 1740, Rococo style bench-made side chairs having exquisitely carved walnut frames with Rococo "peanut" crests surmounting 'l...
Pair of Swedish Gustavian Period Neoclassical S...
Ephraim Stahl
Antique Late 18th Century Sweden Gustavian Benches
An elegant and rare pair of circa 1790 Swedish Gustavian period and style neoclassical benches in original paint, possibly by Royal Court chair-maker Ephraim Stahl, of rectangular fo...
Large Italian Grand Tour Carved Marble Model of...
Antique Early 19th Century Italy Grand Tour Mounted Objects
A rare and exquisite, circa 1820 early Italian Grand Tour model of a Roman Lavacrum or 'bath' of unusually large size; the rectangular tub with tapering sides of carved solid Proconn...
Irish Chippendale Carved Mahogany Side Table, c...
Antique Mid-18th Century Ireland, Republic of Chippendale Side Tables
Breccia Marble, Mahogany
Exceptional circa 1760 Irish Chippendale mahogany slab or side table having breccia pernice marble top surmounting carved geometric interlacement band frieze with central carved 'cel...
Collection of Six Ancient Indian Gandharan Peri...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier India Antiquities
Terracotta
Collection of six ancient Indian Gandharan period (circa 1500 BCE - 535 BCE) terra cotta Greco-Buddhist miniature figurative busts of personages or deities mounted on contemporary pa...

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