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18th Century Italian Giltwood Architectural Carving
Located in Stamford, CT
18th century Italian giltwood architectural relief carving with carved floral arabesques, acanthus leaf molding above, dentilated molding above and below. A fine piece of carving wit...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Giltwood

Impressive 18th Century Italian Carved, Gilded & Painted Wood Pediment Fragment
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Italian 18th century grand-scale gilded and painted wood pediment fragment. This antique architectural fragment from Italy has a greatly spanning width of over 8.75 feet, with a h...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Wood, Wood, Giltwood

Small Table, the Top Inset with 17th Century Italian Fresco-Fragment of Diana
Located in Troy, NY
Small occasional table, the top inset with a 17th century Fresco-Fragment featuring a sensuous portrait of the Hunting Goddess Diana, attributed to a Follower of Annibale Carracci. ...
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Italian Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Wood, Plaster

Set of 12 Apple Engravings by Johann Knoop
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
Set of 12 18th century engravings of applies by Johann Knoop. These very detailed hand-coloured engravings come from Johann Knoop's Pomologia, which was the first colour work to f...
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German Country Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Original Antique Print of Dungeon Ghyll, English Lake District, Gilpin, C.1780
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful Lake District Print Aquatint after Gilpin Published circa 1780 Unframed.  
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Pair of 18th Century Italian Polychrome Sconces
Located in Houston, TX
Tall pair of antique Italian neoclassical style carved wood polychrome sconces from Tuscany. Beautiful distressed patina. Have never been but could be electrified if desired.
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Wood

18th Century Italian Carrara Marble Wall Crest
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique family crest wall mount from an antique Italian palazzo in Parma. Hand carved Carrara marble with a lion, scrolls and topped with a crown, in good condition. Wear consiste...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Carrara Marble

"Godolphin" from "Catton's English Peerage" Heraldic Coat of Arms circa 1790
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
"Catton's English Peerage" a copper engraved, hand colored heraldic coat of arms drawn by Charles Catton and engraved by Francis Chesham. The motto "Francha, Leale Toge" is an ancie...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paint, Paper

Set of 9 Antique Prints of various Figures and Objects 'c.1790'
Located in Langweer, NL
Set of nine antique prints depicting various figures and objects of, most likely, the Middle East. Source unknown, to be determined. Published circa 1790.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

17/18th Century French Carved Oak Panel with Winged Angel Head
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful weathered oak panel with a winged angel head. France, circa 1650-1750, weathered small losses.
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French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Oak

Framed 17th Century French Vellum Handwriting
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Extremely old handwriting on vellum. Unique and very decorative piece, France, 17th century. Weathered but good condition. Measurement includes the wooden frame.
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Parchment Paper

Old Master Drawing Hera and Zeus, 18th Century
Located in Rochester, NY
18th century very fine depiction of Hera and Zeus after the master work by Annibale Carracci, Jupiter et Junon. Vivid blue color wash on laid paper. Illegible inscription lower. Meas...
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Delft, Polychrome Lobed Dish with Horseman, 1690-1700
Located in Verviers, BE
Polychrome lobed dish with horseman. Delft, 1690-1700. The lobed dish is composed of twenty-seven double lobes and is painted in polychrome with a central motif of a horseman. The b...
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Dutch Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Ceramic, Faience

18th Century John Cary Map of Kent, c.1769
Located in London, London
Antique 18th century British very rare and original John Cary sr (1755-1835) map of Kent, publication 1769, A Map of the County of Kent taken from an actual survey as an index to the...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

17th Century John Speed Map Of The Bishoprick & Citie Of Durham, c.1611
Located in London, London
Antique 17th century British very rare and original John Speed (1551-1629) map of the Bishoprick and Citie of Durham, publication (1611 or later), hand-coloured engraved map, map mea...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

A Lovely Italian 18th Century Decorative Wall Plaque, 5+ FT Long
Located in Atlanta, GA
An exquisite 18th century Italian gilded and painted wooden wall plaque. This Italian large size wall decoration features a central cartouche, surrounded by a variety of motifs: remi...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Wood

Small 15th Century Illuminated Vellum Book Page, Handwriting
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Fabulous handwritten and illuminated book page. Beautiful period piece with gorgeous faded colors and typical Gothic gilded initials, France, 15th century.
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French Gothic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Parchment Paper

Pair of 17th-18th Century, French Oak Capital Fragments
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful couple of carved oak capital fragments. Original period pieces, France, circa 1650-1750 Weathered, small losses.   
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Oak

18th Century Engraving Frederick II of Prussia, Joh. D. Schleuen (1711-1771)
Located in Berlin, DE
18th century Engraving: Frederick II of Prussia, Joh. D. Schleuen (1711-1771) Rectangular engraving showing Frederick the Great of Prussia on a rising horse in the midst of a batt...
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German Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely period French Louis XVI giltwood barometer with beautiful patina. This antique French Louis XVI gilt wood barometer will add a touch of elegance to any home.  
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Giltwood

Francois Gabriel, Floral Still Life
Located in Houston, TX
Francois Gabriel (France 1893 - 1993) large oil on canvas, floral still life, canvas size 48 x 72 inches.
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French Belle Époque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas, Paint, Wood

Large Original Antique Folding Map of Manchester, UK, Dated 1793
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Superb map of Manchester and Salford Folding map. Printed on paper laid on to the original canvas Unframed. Published by C. Laurent, 1793.
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas, Paper

Antique Map of Bali 'Indonesia' by Bellin, 'c.1750'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Ile de Baly ou petite Java'. Map of Bali, Indonesia. The map depicts the island from the north with Java to the right and Lombok to the left. Illustrated with an ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Pyramids in Egypt by Moette, '1696'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Face Exterieure de la premiere, et de la plus grande des Pyramides'. Original antique print of pyramids in Egypt. This print originates from volume 1 of 'Relati...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Chinese Goddess Puzza by Picart 'c.1740'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Puzza ou la Cybele des Chinois - Puzza sous une forme parallele à Jsis (..)'. Original antique print with two images of Puzza. Puzza or Cybele of the Chinese an...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Chinese Gods by Picart, 'c.1740'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Quantecong divinité Chinoise (..) - Quonin divinité domestique des Chinois'. Original antique print with two images of Chinese gods. This print originates from ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Devotional Plaque, Ecce Homo, Bronze, 17th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Devotional plaque, Ecce Homo. Bronze, XVII century. Rectangular devotional plate that shows an image of Christ up to the waist, with the crown of thorns, a crozier, and the hands ti...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Bronze

Roman 18th Century Baroque Family Coat of Arms in White Carrara Marble
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An extremely decorative and large-scaled Roman 18th century Baroque family coat of arms in white Carrara marble. The crest is centered by a cabochon with the inscription 'ABYSS VS GR...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Carrara Marble

Antique Print of the Temples and Pagodas in Tunquin by Tavernier, '1679'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Representation des Temples ou Pagodes des Idolastres au Tunquin (..)'. Original antique print of the temples and pagodas in Tunquin, a historical region of sout...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of the Ruins of the Temple of Jupiter Tonans by Berthault 'c.1770'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Vue des Ruines du Temple de Jupiter Tonnant, a Rome'. Original antique optical print of the ruins of the Temple of Jupiter Tonans in Rome, Italy. This is an opt...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Beverston Castle by Byrne, '1778'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'This View of Beverstone Castle (..)'. Original antique print showing a view of 'Beverstone' or 'Tetbury' Castle, a medieval stone fortress located in Beverston,...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Chinese Gods by Picart, 'c.1730'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Quantecong divinité Chinoise (..) - Quonin divinité domestique des Chinois'. Original antique print with two images of Chinese gods. This print originates from ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of an Officer by Engelbrecht 'c.1780'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled '(..) Officier von neu aufgerichten Menslichen Regiment (..)'. Rare, original antique print of an officer. This print originates from a series published by Marti...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of an English Admiral by Weigel, '1703'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Englischer Admiral zur See'. Original antique print of an English admiral, a battle on sea in background. Illustration to Abraham a Sancta Clara's "Neu-eröffnet...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of a Pandur and Croat Having a Meal by Engelbrecht 'c.1780'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Der bei geringer und schlechter Kost vergnügte Pandur und Kroat'. Rare, original antique print of a Pandur and Croat having a meal. This print originates from a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Tatarian Priests and Mendian Priests by Picart, 'c.1730'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Lamas Prêtres des Tartares - Prêtres Mendians de la Chine (..)'. Original antique print with two images on one plate. The first image shows Lamas, Tatarian prie...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Fossilised Palm Plate
Located in Cambridge, GB
Fossilised palm plate. Green River Formation, Wyoming, Circa 50 million years old. From rare dinosaur skulls and Stone Age tools to the world’s earliest animals that date back mil...
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American Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Stone

Antique Print of Royal Officials in Tunquin by Tavernier, '1682'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Die grote Kancelier van 't Koninkryk Tunkin (..)'. Original antique print of royal officials in Tunquin, a historical region of southeast Asia on the Gulf of To...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Mandrake Roots and a Root of Ginseng, 'c.1790'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Mandragores artificielles (..)'. Original antique print of mandrake roots in the form of human figures, both naked and clothed; the mandrake plant itself (Mandr...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of the Dalai Lama and the King of Tangut by Cochin '1749'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Le grand Lama et le Roy de Tangut'. Original antique print of the Dalai Lama and the King of Tangut. This print originates from 'Histoire Générale des Voyages, ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Courtiers of Lhasa by Tardieu '1749'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Seigneurs de Kassa tirés de Grueber (..)'. Original antique print of courtiers of Lhasa, taken from Grueber; Trophy in honour of the Dalai Lama. This print orig...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of a Pilgrim Carrying Water from the Ganges by Poisson 'c.1790'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Cachi-Caori'. Original antique print of a religious pilgrim carrying water from the Ganges. Engraved by Poisson after Sonnerat. Published circa 1790.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Musical Instruments in Banten by Bonanni '1725'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Instrumento in Batam'. Original antique print of musical instruments in Banten, Indonesia. This print originates from 'Gabinetto Armonico' by Filippo Bonanni. P...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Print of Otago by Cook, '1778'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Otago, Chef de l'isle d'Amsterdam'. Antique print depicting Otago, commander of the Island Amsterdam. This print originates from 'Voyage dans l'hémisphère Austr...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Dutch Pair of Brass Three-Candle Wall Sconces, Turn of the 18th & 19th C.
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Dutch pair of brass three-candle wall sconces from the turn of the 18th and 19th century. This antique pair of wall decorations from the Netherlands have been created in brass with...
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Dutch Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Brass

Castelli Majolica Round Yellow and Green Italian Dish
Located in Paris, FR
Majolica dish decorated in polychrome. Painted in olive green, copper green, blue, yellow, ocher, grayish yellow, opaque white, and black, 1780. This dish depicts the group of St Geo...
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Italian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Pottery, Ceramic

Marco Marcola Painting of Venitian Masked Scene, Italy, 18th Century
Located in Paris, FR
The painting depicts a gallant carnival scene. A woman dressed as a harlequin with the classic multicolored triangle dress is being embraced by a man dressed as Balanzone with his t...
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas

Oil Painting of a Landscape
Located in Chicago, IL
Depicting an Italian scene; likely 18th century. The painter is unknown but likely Flemish. The canvas is in good overall good condition, now mounted on a hardboard backing. The comp...
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Belgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas, Paint

Oil Painting of a Landscape
Located in Chicago, IL
Depicting an Italian scene; likely 18th century. The painter is unknown but likely Flemish. The canvas is in good overall good condition, with its original stretcher intact. There ar...
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Belgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas, Paint

Sandstone Wall Plaque
Located in Chicago, IL
This red sandstone carving was once embedded in the wall surrounding an aristocratic compound. It depicts scholars in a garden, eating and conversing. It came from Shanxi Province an...
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Chinese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Sandstone

Large Scale Antique Scroll Map of Lincolnshire, England, Dated 1778
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful scroll map of Lincolnshire By Captain Armstrong, 1778 Copper plate engraving on paper laid on canvas Original ebonized wood frame with lovely turned finials The...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Wood, Paper

Antique Print of Arrows and Arrow Heads by Wilkes '1797'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'A view of Arrows & Arrow Heads (..)'. Original antique print of arrows and arrow heads, from the earlies Ages, to the present time. Published by J. Wilkes, 1797.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Antique Costume Print of the Morning Habit of a Lady of Venice by Coote 'c.1760'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Morning Habit of a Lady of Venice'. Original antique costume print of the morning habit of a lady of Venice, Italy. Published for the 'New Geographical Dictiona...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Italian 17th Century Still Life Painting in Period Carved Gilt Frame
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Italian 17th century still life painting in period carved gilt frame Italian school still life painting from the workshop of a great master. The 17th century Baroque painting in o...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Canvas, Giltwood

Antique Print of Richard II of England by Mortimer 'c.1770'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Richard II'. Original antique print of Richard II of England, also known as Richard of Bordeaux. He was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed in 1399. ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Set of 12 Antique Astronomy Prints by Bell 'c.1797'
Located in Langweer, NL
Set of twelve antique astronomy prints. Published 1787-1797 for 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'. Engraved by A. Bell.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper

Pair of Antique Grand Tour Pompeian Pictures Attributed to Michelangelo Maestri
Located in London, GB
A rare pair of exquisite Grand Tour hand-coloured etchings on paper attributed to the workshop of Michelangelo Maestri (d. 1812, Rome), from the series 'Hours of the day', circa 179...
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Italian Grand Tour Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Paper, Paper

Mounted Banded Fluorite Slab Specimen
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A mounted banded fluorite Slab specimen Polished to one side and mounted on a carved wood base imitating a rock formation. Approx. H 6 1/4 in.(16 cm.) x W 8 in.(20.3 cm.) x ...
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American Organic Modern Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Art

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Stone