A rare English George III pear form fruitwood tea caddy. 18th century. Size: 8.75 inches height. x 4.5 inches diameter. Retaining wooden stem, original brass hinge, scalloped metal key escutcheon (lock not working) and remnants of foil lining. Condition is very good, with two drying age cracks in the lid which have been filled at some point in the past. Lovely patina. Original Georgian fruit-form tea caddies are scarce to find.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1900 item #1396791 (stock #40F02-329)
Antique Blackhawk trotting horse weathervane. Copper with old surface and traces of original gilding. Offered with a custom iron display stand. No directionals. Circa 1890-1900. Nice condition with no splits or bullet holes (one dimple from a bullet, but does not puncture). Size: 26 inches length x 17 inches ht.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Garden : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #1382368 (stock #39B16-102)
A rare English garden forcer, complete with lid, of terra-cotta. Circa 1890. Dimensions: 26 inches ht. x 16 inches diameter. Used to force the growing of rhubarb or other vegetables. Very good condition.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1900 item #1381877 (stock #40D23)
A pair of antique walnut screened entrance doors with arched top. Circa 1840-1860. From a home in Bedford, Massachusetts. Complete with glass door knob and hardware. Screens are steel and are magnetized so would be great if used as an architectural display item. Size: 96" ht. x 20" wide (each door). Includes custom made iron brackets for wall display as folk art. Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Federal : Pre 1837 VR item #1381723 (stock #40G72-1690)
Antique New York state Federal three-drawer work table or stand, in mahogany with curly maple drawer fronts and brass petal pulls. Circa 1820. Size: 29 inches high x 22 inches wide x 16 1/2 inches deep. The top drawer is fitted with a wooden writing surface and dividers for inkwells, and there is a lower shelf. Condition is very good.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1900 item #1381719 (stock #40J18-103)
Antique Victorian Ansonia Crystal Palace No. 1 Extra parlor clock under a glass dome. Impressed Davies on wood base, patented, Jan. 26, 1874, with label on reverse. Brass 8-day movement striking on a bell. The gilded stamped brass face is accented in green enamel and has its original paper dial. Faux mercury pendulum with reflecting mirror back. Two patinated spelter figures of a boatsman with oar and a woman with hook. Walnut base. Running condition...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Early : Pre 1800 item #1381711 (stock #40G72-1695)
New England Queen Anne period maple highboy. 18th century. Size: 40.5 inches wide x 21 inches deep x 68 inches high. A two-part flat top highboy in solid maple with some tiger to the end panels. The upper chest has 5 graduated drawers, and the base displays a single drawer above 3 drawers, with the central drawer carved with a fan. The case is supported on cabriole legs with pad feet. The apron of the base is ornamented with a complex carved scroll design. Brasses are old replacements...
Alice Haigh Dixon (American, 1876-1956) - View looking toward Big Sur, California. Oil on canvas. Size: 18 inches x 22 inches. Signed in lower right. An attractive scene of flowers along the California coastline by this San Francisco and Healdsburg painter. Offered in a gilded modern plein air frame. Minor paint loss to a small area just left of the signature.
Arts and Crafts movement Roycroft hand hammered copper tray with wrought handles. Size: 15 1/2 inches diameter x 17 3/4 inches across the handles. Stamped with Roycroft logo on underside for c.1906-1910 period. Inspired by the socialist writings and designs of John Ruskin and William Morris in England, Elbert Hubbard founded, in 1894, the Roycroft artisan community in East Aurora, New York, as part of the American Arts and Crafts Movement...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pre 1920 item #1377262 (stock #39B78-309)
Fulper Pottery Vasekraft art pottery vase, being an early conversion to a table lamp, with shade. Matte green glaze, with an applied bronze foot ring depicting classical athletes in a running frieze surrounding the base. Size: 8 inches diameter x 8 inches ht. Dimensions including shade: 20 inches diameter x 20 1/2 inches ht. Double lamp sockets. Excellent condition.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1800 item #1376320 (stock #40H19-1139)
Georgian oak single door hanging corner cupboard. English. 18th century. Size: 43 inches ht. x 30.5 inches width x 13.5 inches depth. The door with a carved, raised panel and brass 'H' hinges. The interior arranged with four shelves.
Thomas R. Curtin (American, 1899-1977) - Mount Mansfield in autumn and farm house. Oil on canvas board. Size: 16 inches x 20 inches. Artist signed in lower right. Painted in 1964. A view of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont during fall foliage, seen from a country road to the north, with farm house and red barn. The painting is inscribed on the reverse by the artist - 'Painted Oct. 20th 1964, off Route 15, near Johnson, VT.', together with a hand-drawn map to illustrate the location...
Thomas R. Curtin (American, 1899-1977) - Vermont Village in Winter. Oil on masonite. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Artist signed in lower left. Circa 1960's. Offered in as-found condition and would benefit from a professional cleaning. The barn-board frame is probably original. A late afternoon sun accentuates the white steeple of this northern Vermont village, painted in the midst of the winter season. Thomas Curtin was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1960 item #1365396 (stock #26C10-2656)
Luigi Lucioni - The Enduring Maple. Watercolor on paper. Dated 1954. Original frame with Associated American Artists label. Size: approx. 8" x 7". Signs and dated. Excellent condition.
Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988) - Autumn Maples in Vermont, original oil painting on masonite, dated 1942. Size: 5 inches x 7.5 inches...
Dennis Sheehan (American, 1950 - ) - Twilight. Oil on canvas. Size: 6 inches x 12 inches. Circa 2004. Artist signed in lower right. Excellent condition and offered in a contemporary carved, silver/gilt wood plein air frame. This dramatic tonalist, small painting is typical of Sheehan's style and subject, capturing the moment just before sunrise over a wintry marshy landscape. Dennis Sheehan is a contemporary painter of landscapes whose work is inspired by George Inness and other 19th centur...
Antique cast iron Elephant door stop by Bradley and Hubbard. Early 20th century. Size: 10 1/4 inches ht. x 11 3/4 inches length. Original painted surface. Molded B&H on reverse and #7799. Very good condition with some chipping, scratching and paint loss, commensurate with age.
Jacob I. Greenleaf (American, 1887-1968) - 'Vermont Hills With Mt. Mansfield in Distance' Oil on linen. Size: 16 inches X 20 inches. Circa 1950s. Signed in lower left and retaining on the reverse the original artist's label with title. Offered in the original stained wood frame. In this painting, Jacob Greenleaf has depicted a farm situated along a country road at the peak of fall foliage season, with the profile of Mount Mansfield visible in the distance. Greenland was a native of Estoni...