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Charming Late 18th Century George III Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
Charming Late 18th Century George III Mahogany ...
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Secretaires
Brass, Mahogany
A charming secretary bookcase of rather small proportions. The upper part with two doors opening up to a shelved interior, the lower fall front desk fitted with small compartments an...
Early 20th Century Italian Sculptural Olive Wood Parquetry Bombe Commode
Early 20th Century Italian Sculptural Olive Woo...
Early 20th Century Italian Rococo Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Bronze, Wood
This sumptuous Italian olive wood bombe commode features a banded inlaid top above two frieze drawers and two long drawers resting on a scalloped apron and shaped cabriole legs. The ...
Pair of Charming Small French 19th Century Gallery Marble-Top Book Shelf Stands
Pair of Charming Small French 19th Century Gall...
Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI End Tables
Brass, Wood
Of small proportions these fetching shelved stands feature a bronze gallery marble-top above an open interior with two shelves standing on small shaped legs.
Pair of Vintage British Colonial Style Upholstered Faux Bamboo Benches
Pair of Vintage British Colonial Style Upholste...
Mid-20th Century American British Colonial Benches
Fabric, Upholstery, Wood
Standing on turned walnut faux bamboo legs and brass casters these elegant benches or ottomans have recently been reupholstered and covered with a contemporary style white and gray f...
Pair of 19th Century French Old Paris Puce Camaieu Decorated Urns & Table Lamps
Pair of 19th Century French Old Paris Puce Cama...
Old Paris
Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Table Lamps
Bronze, Porcelain
These large French old Paris porcelain lamps feature purple 'puce camaieu' landscape paintings on both sides set on gilt decorated white ground. The form is typical for the Louis XVI...
Italian 19th Century Round Parquetry Walnut Sorrento Occasional Table
Italian 19th Century Round Parquetry Walnut Sor...
Antique Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Tables
Wood
This table features a fine star-shaped parquetry inlaid top resting on a turned and inlaid center column ending in shaped tripod feet. The term Sorrento table refers to the type of i...
Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Painted Open Oval Back Armchairs, Pair
Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Style Painte...
Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI Armchairs
Fabric, Upholstery, Wood
Covered with a contemporary grey and white fabric these French open oval back chairs of noble proportions feature Louis XVI style carved and shaped frames resting on tapering fluted ...
Pair of French Louis XV Style Bronze Mounted Marquetry Drawer and Slide Tables
Pair of French Louis XV Style Bronze Mounted Ma...
Early 20th Century French Louis XV Side Tables
Bronze, Wood
Superior craftsmanship and great detail characterize this pair of French Louis XV style marquetry side tables dating to the early 20th century. The tops feature beautiful arabesque i...
Fine English William IV Mahogany Library Bookcase with Double Arch Glazed Doors
Fine English William IV Mahogany Library Bookca...
Antique Mid-19th Century English William IV Bookcases
Glass, Mahogany
This excellent William IV inlaid mahogany bookcase features an Egyptian style shell inlaid cornice and frieze above two double arched glazed doors flanked by pilasters and opening up...
Noble English George III Inlaid Figured Mahogany Bow Front Chest of Drawers
Noble English George III Inlaid Figured Mahogan...
Antique Early 19th Century English George III Commodes and Chests of Dra...
Brass, Mahogany
This elegant bow front chest represents the best of English furniture making and features a polished stringed and figured mahogany top above two smaller and four graduated and likewi...
Group of Four Black Vinyl Covered Salon Armchairs by John Hutton for Donghia
Group of Four Black Vinyl Covered Salon Armchai...
Donghia, John Hutton
Antique Late 19th Century American Modern Armchairs
Fabric, Upholstery, Wood
Fully upholstered including the legs in black shiny vinyl these chairs are strikingly modern and chic yet designed in a traditional mode. The chairs are very comfortable and can be u...
Pair of Tall Early 20th Century English Edwardian Silver Plated Column Lamps
Pair of Tall Early 20th Century English Edwardi...
Early 20th Century English Edwardian Table Lamps
Silver Plate
Standing 32.5 inches tall without harms or shades the Edwardian silver plated lamps fashioned in the shape of column candlesticks are both beautiful and impressive. The circular colu...
Unique Leopard Covered English Aesthetic Moveme...
Antique Late 19th Century English Aesthetic Movement Footstools
Faux Bamboo
This petite and charming footstool is fashioned in the English Aesthetic Movement style which during the later part of the 19th century was immensely favored by artists and intellect...
Pair of Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Style ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Religious Items
Mirror, Giltwood
An excellent pair of richly carved Italian giltwood reliquaries now with antique glass inserts dating to the mid-19th century. The symmetrical shape and the deep and reticulated scul...
Fetching Italian Midcentury Glazed Terracotta F...
Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures
Terracotta
Standing 17 inches tall the puppy is sitting very nicely legs together looking upwards with an adoring expression accented by the beautiful glass eyes and the whole posture.
Pair of 18th Century Italian Baroque Carved Gil...
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Baroque Table Lamps
Giltwood
Standing 26.5 inches tall these richly carved Baroque altar prickets are as impressive as they are beautiful. The have the authentic wear and tear to be expected for 18th century art...
French Second Empire Eagle Wing Carved and Bron...
Antique Late 19th Century French Empire Armchairs
Bronze, Fabric, Upholstery, Mahogany
This elegant carved mahogany armchair resting on small casters dates to circa 1870 a time when Napoleon III was Emperor of the French. He adopted many of the stylistic elements first...
'Vue Plongeante sur le Port de Rouen' by Gaston...
Early 20th Century French Paintings
Canvas, Wood
'Vue Plongeante sur le Port de Rouen' by Gaston Balande, Spain France 1880-1971. Dimenisons: 21 x 29 in. without frame, 28.5 x 35 including frame. Oil on canvas, signed in lower ...
'Harbor Scene, Brittany' by Luigi Loir, Austria...
Luigi Loir
Antique Late 19th Century French Paintings
Wood
'Harbor Scene, Brittany' By Luigi Loir, Austrian/French 1845-1916. Measures: 15 x 21.5 in. without frame, 23 x 28.5 including frame. Oil on panel. Signed in lower right corner. H...
'Naples Beach, Florida' by Niek Van Der Plas, W...
Niek van der Plas
21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Modern Paintings
Wood
'Naples Beach, Florida' By Niek van der Plas, Dutch b. 1954. 15 x 18 in. without frame, 22 x 25 in. including frame. Oil on panel. Signed in lower right corner. Housed in a Dutch...
'Along the Seine' by Georges d'Espagnat, French...
Georges D'Espagnat
Early 20th Century French Paintings
Canvas, Wood
'Along the Seine' By Georges d'Espagnat, French 1870-1950. Measures: 18 x 21.75 in. without frame, 25.5 x 29.25 including frame. Oil on relined canvas, signed in lower left corner. H...
Exotic Huge Anglo Indian Leather Wrapped Sculpt...
Mid-20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Animal Sculptures
Leather, Nylon, Glass
This epic 1960s leather wrapped sculpture of a Bengal Tiger with glass eyes, whiskers and teeth is most likely made in India for the English market. Being 55 inches long and 24 inche...
Pair of 19th Century Patinated Bronze Putti as ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Figurative Sculptures
Siena Marble, Bronze
A good pair of 19th century bronze putti modeled as harvesters, the boy looking to his right, a cloth draped to his waist and one shoulder, holding a wheat-sheaf on his right shoulde...
Pair of Brass and Ebonized Wood Obelisk Lamps b...
Tommi Parzinger, Stiffel
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Brass, Wood
These Mid-Century Modern table lamps in the shape of obelisks represent an iconic Tommi Parzinger design. They feature solid brass top sections above ebonized wood columns resting on...
Group of Four Brighton Pavilion Style Chinoiser...
Late 20th Century Asian Chinese Chippendale Armchairs
Fabric, Bamboo, Upholstery
Rising on six legs these intricately crafted iconic armchairs with cane seats feature bamboo frames and Chinese themed bamboo open work inspired by Chippendale design. They come with...
Postmodern Design Tessellated Coconut Palm Wood...
Enrique Garcel
Late 20th Century Colombian Post-Modern Benches
Wood, Fabric, Upholstery
Of bold design and with unique surface texture and color this Postmodern bench by Enrique Garcel is sure to stand out. It is recently reupholstered and covered with Ralph Lauren Voya...
Noble Early 19th Century George III Mahogany Br...
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Bookcases
Brass, Silk, Mahogany
This stately secretary bookcase of great proportions features a central drawer which upon pull out opens up to an interior fitted with smaller drawers and open compartments above a m...
19th Century French Cast Iron Bust of a Young L...
Antique Late 19th Century French Rococo Busts
Iron
This cast iron bust of a young 18th century lady by Ducel Foundry in Paris has been cleaned up for rust leaving some of the oxidation in grooves thus creating a highly attractive sur...
Pair of Late 20th Century Postmodern Carved Mar...
Late 20th Century Mexican Post-Modern Table Lamps
Marble
Likely of Mexican origin these impressive lamps combine a modern design with archetype elements, the sphere, the pyramids and the obelisk. Carved in a cream colored almost translucen...
19th Century English Neoclassical Gray Painted ...
Antique Late 19th Century English Neoclassical Pedestals
Mahogany
This Classic column pedestal with octagonal base has a timeless quality making it equally fit for traditional and contemporary interiors. An added feature is a shelved cabinet interior.
Antique French Provincial Gray Painted Marble-T...
Early 20th Century French French Provincial Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Marble, Wood
This commode likely dates to the end of the 19th century or the early 20th century. It features a polychrome marble top surrounded on three sides by a scalloped edge above two drawer...
Vintage Italian Rope and Tassel Design Bench wi...
Late 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Revival Benches
Steel, Carrara Marble
The seat carved as a cushion in Carrara marble makes this Italian bench or stool quite unique. The seat is supported by a frame fashioned as twisted rope and large intricately braide...
Pair of Austrian Fruitwood Side Chairs with Ebo...
Antique Mid-19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Side Chairs
Leather, Fruitwood, Wood
These Austrian salon or side chairs date to the mid 19th century and are great examples of the Biedermeier style. The focal point is the ebonized fan-shape splat surmounted by a bold...
Vintage Carved Mirror by Trouvailles with Beaut...
Trouvailles Furniture Inc.
Mid-20th Century American Louis XVI Wall Mirrors
Wood
Manufactured by Trouvailles of Massachusetts in the late 20th century this fetching mirror features a combination of carved laurel leaves and clusters of berries intersected by the g...
Art Deco Steel and Maple Vanity Desk and Mirror...
Donald Deskey
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Desks and Writing Tables
Stainless Steel, Wood
Designed with an Art Deco style stainless steel frame supporting a tiger maple veneered body of top and drawers rounded to the back this desk is a typical representative of 'machine ...
Large 17th-18th Century Spanish Renaissance Wal...
Antique Early 18th Century Spanish Renaissance Center Tables
Wood, Iron
This excellent and impressive Renaissance table features a single board walnut top with visible nailheads above a carved oakwood frame holding two carved drawers with original hardwa...
Pair of French Art Deco Era Oval Back Armchairs...
André Arbus
Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Armchairs
Fabric, Upholstery, Wood
These satinwood oval back armchairs are fashioned in the Louis XVI style with detail and carved motifs reflecting the Art Deco era. Delicately covered by white structured fabric comp...
Fine Pair of 19th Century British Colonial Maho...
Antique Late 19th Century English British Colonial Lounge Chairs
Brass, Mahogany
These chairs feature arm rests and back rails designed as continuous elegant curves joining the sabre style front legs by a brass ball. Back, sides and seat are mounted with woven ca...
'Venus de Vino' Sculpture by Ian M. Ball, Austr...
Ian M. Ball
Late 20th Century American Modern Figurative Sculptures
Cork, Paint
Standing 29.5 inches tall this sculpture of a female torso covered with slices of wine corks and with her head painted black and white make a fetching contemporary impression with a ...
Blue and White 18th Century Delft Pottery Cover...
Antique Late 18th Century Dutch Rococo Jars
Ceramic
Standing almost 18 inches tall this lovely delft pottery jar features an octagonal cover with a lion clasping a sphere on top above the main baluster shape octagonal body decorated w...
Fine 19th Century English Silver Plate Double W...
Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Sheffield and Silverplate
Silver Plate
This interesting silver plate Victorian style wine trolley consists of two wine coasters on a chassis mounted on four wheels. It is marked on the bottom as shown on photos. It most l...
Group of Six French Art Deco Dining Armchairs i...
André Arbus
Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Dining Room Chairs
Leather, Wood
Attributed to legendary Andre Arbus (1903-1969) these French neoclassical themed Art Deco chairs represent a timeless elegance. The light tanned leather compliments the blonde almost...
19th Century German Fruitwood and Ebonized Bied...
Antique Mid-19th Century German Biedermeier Bookcases
Brass, Glass, Wood
Typical of the Biedermeier style this good mid-19th century two-door bookcase is made of fruit-wood, in this case cherry wood, and accented by ebonized trim. The two glazed doors wit...
Pair of Italian Turn of the Century Tapering Th...
Antique Late 19th Century Italian Baroque Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Wood
Of an interesting tapering shape this pair of baroque style Italian walnut commodes will make great and unusual end tables or nightstands. Under the three inlaid drawers there is a c...
'The Docks' Contemporary Abstract Original Pain...
Lars Hegelund
21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Paintings
Aluminum, Canvas
'The Docks' by Lars Hegelund, American, b. 1947. Measures: 24 x 30 in. without frame, 25 x 31 in. including frame, Acrylic on canvas, signed and dated. Housed in a Minimalist sty...
Late 18th Century George III Mahogany Knee-Hole...
Antique Late 18th Century English George III Desks and Writing Tables
Brass, Leather, Mahogany
This attractive desk features a gilt-tooled black leather writing surface above a central frieze drawer surmounting a beautifully shaped knee-hole drawer flanked by ten short drawers...
19th Century English Patterned Bamboo and Raffi...
Antique Late 19th Century English Anglo-Indian Decorative Boxes
Bamboo, Raffia, Wood
Standing 19 inches tall this charming and delicately detailed box can also serve as an exotic side table. The bamboo is applied to a wooden frame in changing diagonal patterns framin...
'Paris by Night' Poetic Impressionist Gem by Ev...
Eva Holmberg Jacobsson
Mid-20th Century Swedish Modern Paintings
Wood
'Paris by Night' By Eva Holmberg Jacobsson, Swedish, 1910-2003. Measure: 13 x 18 in. without frame, 16.25 x 19.25 including frame. Oil on panel, signed and dated (19)72. Housed i...
Rare French Grape Vine Themed Wrought Iron Barr...
Mid-20th Century French French Provincial Cabinets
Iron
Designed in the shape of a wine barrel and decorated with grapes and grape leaves this charming wine jail or cage standing on scrolled legs can sit either on the floor or on a table....
Pair of Italian Gray Painted Carved Rococo Styl...
Late 20th Century Italian Louis XV Console Tables
Mirror, Wood
Well carved in the Rococo or Louis XV style these Italian console tables have been finished with gray paint in a wash like technique letting the underlying colors and even a little g...
Exceptional Pair of French Art Deco Lounge Chai...
Maurice Dufrène
Antique Early 19th Century French Art Deco Bergere Chairs
Fabric, Upholstery, Wood
Gently restored to their original glory these wonderful lounge chairs or bergeres, attributed to the legendary furniture designer Maurice Dufrene, feature reeded conical legs typical...
Small Vintage American Neoclassical Style Burle...
Mid-20th Century American Neoclassical Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Wood
Of attractive small proportions this chest can be useful in small spaces like an entry way or a hallway. It features a polished top above an overhang frieze drawer and three drawers ...
19th Century Georgian Small Size Caddy Top Maho...
Antique Early 19th Century English Georgian Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Wood
Of attractive small proportions this fine Georgian mahogany chest features a caddy style polished top above four graduated drawers retaining their original brasses and resting on a s...
18th Century English Carved Giltwood and Parque...
Antique Late 18th Century English Georgian Wall Mirrors
Glass, Wood
This fine and unusually wall mirror features a carved scrolled giltwood pediment surmounted by a likewise carved and gilded eagle. The sides are aorned by carved giltwood open leafwo...
Exquisite 18th Century Italian Rococo Parquetry...
Antique Late 18th Century Italian Rococo Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Wood
This fine Italian parquetry commode is a prime example of the Austrian dominated North Italian interpretation of French Louis XV influences. It is retaining the symmetrical configura...
Early 19th Century French First Period Empire M...
Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Bronze, Wood
Of refined Empire style and with beautifully figured veneers this commode stands out as a fine representative of the Napoleonic era. It features a newer marble top above three long d...
'Sparkling Night Rainbow' Extra Large Serigraph...
Agam Yaacov
Vintage 1980s French Kinetic Contemporary Art
Paper
Well framed with wide matting this very large serigraph is signed and numbered in pencil by Yaacov Agam, Israeli, b. 1928, Rishon LeZion, Israel, based in Paris, France. Size includi...
French Parchment and Macassar Art Deco Sideboar...
Claude Olivier Merson
Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Buffets
Bronze, Wood, Parchment Paper
This sculptural piece of French Art Deco furniture features a combination of parchment clad surfaces and wonderful Macassar wood accented by a scrolled bronze trim and bronze sabots....
Elegant 19th Century English Georg III Inlaid M...
Antique Early 19th Century English George III Cabinets
Brass, Wood
This elegant Georgian demilune cabinet features beautifully figured mahogany accented by satinwood stringing and rosewood banding. The center section has a (triangular) drawer above ...
Mid-20th Century Italian Pompeian Style Iron Ta...
Mid-20th Century Italian Greco Roman Center Tables
Iron, Ceramic
The yellow, blue and green colors of the Venetian style mosaic make this table very attractive both for indoor and outdoor use. Its iron frame is designed in the classical Pompeian s...
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