Pairpoint centerpiece in silverplate with cut crystal vase, fashioned in a classical style with female masks and garlands, and supported on paw feet. The removable crystal vase is decorated with diamond cut motifs and has a star in the base. Circa 1890-1915. Condition: Two small chips to the crystal (one on top rim; one on underside of base). Marked on the underside with Pairpoint stamps and the number C1536. Size: 7" x 7" x 16.25" ht.
A cased pair of repousse decorated napkin rings fashioned in sterling silver by the famous late 19th century manufacturer, Henry Holland, London, 1899-1900. This pair of napkin rings are of heavy weight and are decorated all over with crisp repousse work of scrolling foliage, and each is engraved with the original owner's initials in a circular cartouche, 'JHP' and 'JP'. They are offered in their original black leather covered wooden case with hinged domed cover and red vel ...click for details
A Shaker #4 rocker with shawl bar from the Mount Lebanon, New York community, unsigned but attributed to the maker Robert Wagan. Circa 1880. Old black painted finish with what is probably the original woven splint seat (with some breaks and wear consistent with the age). Dimensions: 33.75" ht. x 22" width x 28" depth. Seat height: 15". Branded on the upper slat with the numeral '4'. No breaks or splits to the wood of the chair.
Minton hand painted botanical dessert service, including eight 9" dessert plates and 1 dessert stand. Date code for 1869. Each plate has a cobalt border with rich gilding and a hand-painted central reserve depicting various species of flowers, butterflies, berries, and insects. The stand has the same matching border but no botanical scene. All of the plates bear an impressed Minton mark; the stand is unmarked. Condition is generally very good, with no chips or cracks; however, several ...click for details
Victorian high-style carved walnut pedestal with spiral supporting column and carved classical masks. Circa 1880s. Excellent condition but missing two acorn-shaped hanging pendants below the corners of the top, and with some tight age cracks to the central support. Original finish, some light water staining to the top's surface. Size: 37.75 inches high x 16.85 inches wide x 14.25 inches deep.
Ancient Chinese Han dynasty pottery funerary figure, retaining most of its original painted surface. Circa 206BC to 220AD. This statue of a male figure has painted facial features and was excavated in 1981. Excellent undamaged condition. Dimensions: 17.5 inches high x 5.5 inches wide x 5.5 inches deep.
Chinese export porcelain Rose medallion grouping of three creamers in graduated sizes. 19th century. Excellent condition, except smallest jug has tiny glaze nicks at the spout and rim. Sizes vary in height from 3.75" to 2.5".
Rose Medallion porcelain tea pot, Chinese export. Small bachelor's size, of spherical form with domed cover and gilded ball finial: 6.2" across spout x 3.75" diameter x 4.5" ht. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks.
A Renaissance Revival library table in walnut with wonderful carved and pierced acanthus leaf decoration to either end support. The medial stretcher supports three beautifully proportioned turned and carved balusters, and a gadrooned frieze reveals two real and two faux drawers with oak interior, again with acanthus decorated wooden pulls. At either end of the table is a pull-out leaf which adds extra length when needed. The top is finished in book matched walnut veneer. Victorian era, probab ...click for details