This elegant small china cabinet or curio cabinet is also called a vitrine. Notice the use of applied brass décor and finely inlaid satinwood for accent! There is a cast brass delicate looking gallery along the top followed by a band of brass beading and another larger band of brass trim. The sides are curved glass and the front door has a gentle curve as well. How elegant! Notice additional brass decorative beading and trim framing the glass and on either side of the side glass. The door retains its original brass key escutcheon and working lock with key. Inside are 2 glass shelves. The 2 glass shelves will accommodate items up to 11” tall and the bottom velvet covered shelf up to 12” tall. There is a hidden storage area below which measures 9 ½” tall. Notice the 3 delicately inlaid curved panels below displaying scrolling vines and classical urns. There are additional applied brass decor framing the panels and more banding below. The slender serpentine shaped legs have cast brass décor at the top and along the feet. The vitrine is beautifully proportioned and extremely well executed. The original mirror back has some loss which is noted in the photos. This does not distract from its presence and is common in curios of this period. The glass is original and in excellent condition. The finish is also original and in excellent condition. What a beautiful cabinet to store and display your treasures.
This extremely hard to find narr4ow console or hall table is from the Renaissance Revival Victorian period. Check out the original marble and its dramatic color and veining – what a beauty! The colors are gold and shades of wine or burgundy. The top is beautifully shaped and has an ogee edge. Notice the intricately carved and shaped apron or skirt below the marble. The walnut frame is cleverly accented with ebonizing throughout. The side legs are delicately turned with additional detailed carvings and fluting. Check out the serpentine shaped center leg with the dramatic and deep carving of classical acanthus leaves, bell flowers and swags. The stand retains its original finish which is in excellent condition having a deep, rich color and patina. The frame is tight and is also in excellent condition. Tables and stands which are slender and not deep from this time period and style are extremely hard to come by – especially of this caliber!
This hard to find small French oak wardrobe is in the Rococo style. Notice the arched crest with boldly and deeply carved flowers. The arched single door repeats the floral carvings along the 4 curvaceous recessed panels. The door retains its cast brass key escutcheon with working lock and key. Inside are 3 adjustable and removable shelves. Below is a hand dovetailed drawer with a beautifully carved front and its original cast brass pull. Notice the fancy carved apron below the drawer – lovely. The wardrobe rests on carved serpentine legs. Even the sides are recessed paneled! The finish appears original and is in excellent condition. There is a crack in one recessed panels which is quite common. This does not affect the wardrobe’s function or integrity. What a lovely piece that can function for a variety of purposes. The shelves can be easily removed and a rod or hooks attached to hang clothes, etc.
This large, impressive lamp is a high quality 1980’s reproduction of Tiffany’s rare “The Leaf and Arc” model. Its style and construction is exceptional. The shade measures 28” in diameter and has over 800 pieces of stained glass to make this incredible lamp. Notice how the shade has a unique undulating pattern skillfully created by leading the small pieces of glass – remarkable! The bronze looking base also creates a visual playful pattern which compliments the shade. The lamp has 3 light sockets with an inline light switch. The wiring is in excellent working condition. The shade has a rich emerald green color in the stained glass and is in excellent condition. The base is also in excellent condition. You won't find a grander one unless you pay over $50,000.00!
This handsome chair has beautifully executed deep carvings. Not only is it handsome, but its extremely comfortable. Check out the acanthus leaf carvings near the back, on top of the arms and along the arm supports. Then notice the boldly carved pair of feet. The chair is covered in rich leather looking upholstery with a deeply tufted back. The upholstery and springs are in excellent condition. The finish appears original and is a deep rich color in excellent condition. The frame is tight and also in excellent condition.
This handsome solid cherry chest of drawers or dresser is from the Empire period. Notice the highly figured graining on the drawer fronts. There is one large, deep drawer over 3 graduated drawers. All have their original wooden pulls and locks and are hand dovetailed. The top drawer has a small piece, roughly 2 ½” of cockbeading missing along the lower right bottom. This is not obvious and does not affect its integrity or aesthetics. All the drawers open and close smoothly. Check out the carved rondels and inlaid panels along the sides of the top drawer. In addition, there are boldly turned and carved columns on either side of the lower drawers. The dresser has recessed paneled ends and rests on boldly turned feet. The finish appears original and is in great condition considering its age. There are some ring stains on the top of the dresser which is to be expected and only adds to its charm and authenticity.
This walnut Victorian Rococo parlor chair is called a Sleepy Hollow chair. Notice how the back has a slight slant and a gentle curve which makes it extremely comfortable. The arched crest is beautifully carved displaying a cluster of life size grapes and a pear. The scrolled arms have delicately carved acanthus leaves which extend down to the serpentine shaped feet. The chair rests on its original brass casters. The finish and frame is in excellent condition. The green velvet upholstery has some wear and light stains.
This wonderful Victorian Othello framed print is after the artist Ludwig Becker. It is based on the story of Othello relating his adventures to Desdemona. The Aesthetic Victorian period frame is in remarkable condition. Notice the detailing. Even the gold finish and gesso is in excellent condition. The print is also in excellent condition retaining its color and vibrancy. What a treat that is has survived in such great condition!
This vintage 6’ X 9’ Persian style wool rug is by Karastan and is in the Kerman Pattern. The colors are rich and vibrant. The fringe is fully intact and in excellent condition. The rug is also in excellent condition showing no wear, staining or fading.
This brass and onyx plant stand is signed NB&I which stands for National Brass and Iron Company. The original onyx is in shades of cream and caramel and measures 8” square. The onyx is in excellent condition. The brass frame has pierced castings and is also in excellent condition. The stand is extremely sturdy.