Modernist wall decor by CURTIS JERE. A sweep of 35" brass blades on an undulating rod that gently shimmer, flash and sway, The motion and changing reflections make the sculpture live and ever-changing. Signed C Jere: Artisan House, Made in USA: 1970s. 48" x 42" x 9" deep.
Another classic Modernist wall sculpture from Artisan House, the studio of Curtis Jere. This gorgeous bird is cast brass and brass rods fanning out over your wall. Made in USA: 1980s. 56” x 39” x 2.5” deep.
Even in this day of electronic everything, a wall clock should be in every kitchen. Here’s one in the form of an oversized, oval pocket watch with roman numerals. Crackled white enamel finish the funky, throwback look. AA batteries required. 31” x 30”
Rosevlle Art Pottery foxglove 10" jardiniere (#659-10) is a rare find, getting one with the matching stand is even more exciting. The cool blue and Moderne forms are just right for Sarasota. Made in Roseville, Ohio: 1940s. Stand 13" dam. x 21" tall; jardiniere 14.5" x 10
YOUR VERY OWN DISCO MIRROR BALL
14" diameter completely tiled with glass mirrors. 'nuff said.
Planter Box with gold leaf Thai decoration is an exceptional accent piece. The panels depict combat between an immortal and a demon no doubt based on a Siamese epic. In between are lush floral and geometric decorations. The inside is Chinese lacquer red.32" x 11" x 11"
Beautiful, thick and plush custom carpet. Loomed from softest virgn wool in shades of brown modulating from dark chocolate to sweet latte. 74” x 105” (6’ x 9’).
Whether or not your grandfather was a cattle baron, these authentic, polished, longhorns on lucite bases will look crackin’ good in your homestead. Mid-Century Modern vintage 1960s. 4” x 4” x 25” tall.
Nickel Bronze bamboo pattern flatware from Thailand. Twelve 11-pc place settings include cocktail forks, demitasse spoons and iced tea spoons. Nickel bronze is a nickel/ copper alloy that has been used for flatware for over 100 years around the world. It is very strong and dishwasher safe. Set includes 9 serving pieces and storage chest.
This very large, 65" x 82" , gold and back framed mirror could hang high on the wall of a two story great room, hand low in a niche to give the illusion of depth or just lean against the wall in your dressing room. If 5 x 7 is too grand, we also have a 4 x 6 in gold and silver frame.
Vintage 5 x 9 Persian carpet. Green is a color not commonly used in oriental rugs. The pale shade used here is a lovely background to lush pink, gold, blue and rose patterns and dark borders. Hand knotted wool. India?: early-mid 20th C. 68" x 106"
Large floor vase made of two kinds of marble mosaic with brass inlay. Perfect accessory to go with today’s light tone interiors. Maitland Smith. 26” tall.
Vintage Capodimonte-style Italian fruit basket. Cantaloupe, cherries, bananas, grapes and citrus realistically hand molded and painted and arranged in a white ceramic basket make a beautiful, ever fresh centerpiece. Made in Italy: mid 20th C. 15" diameter, 11" tall.
Hand crafted accent mirror with small calla lily tiles in a copper frame. Great for a powder room, or hanging over a rustic table or sideboard. 26" x 34"
Wood ship model recreating in painstaking detail the HMS Bounty, famous for the mutiny executed by Fletcher Christian against Lt William Bligh in 1789. This scale model of the Royal Navy frigate is exact in every detail and housed in an acrylic case measuring 26.5" x 10" x 21.25"
Two playful parakeets made of delicate German porcelain. One blue and opening, they cavort together on a flowering white branch. Designed by Carl Ens and made in Selb, Germany: circa 1920. 9" x 5" x 7"
Art Nouveau cameo glass vase in the style of Gallé. The juicy, ripe peaches jump from the translucent green surface and have a slight pink tinge. 9" diameter, 12.5" tall.
Realistic, colorful, fully sculpted lemon, garlic and beets wall plaques from Capo-di-Monte will add a bit of Italian tradition to your kitchen. Hand made and painted in Italy.
Quite the prettiest, vintage, Chinese jade tree we’ve ever seen. It is a Bonsai peony plant with jadeite green leaves and flowers of pink, yellow and red stone. The pieces are all wired together by hand and secured in a jade cachepot. 11” x 7” x 15”
Round area rug made of softest, natural alpaca fur. Perfect for a nursery, or in an adult cuddling on a winter night. Leather backing. Hand made in Peru from select Alpaca. 82" diameter.
Exquisite hand carved lady from India. She was an architectural element back home in Gujarat but with her serene expression and delightful curves she deserves to be a solo star. India: 19th C. 7" x 9" x 17" tall
Many beautiful items were posted this week, but we're giving top honors to this enormous pot because it has a beautiful shape and the color is mesmerizing. It is also the first piece from Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian Pottery we've seen. Large planter in aventurine lustre glaze, made at Clifton Junction, Greater Manchester UK: circa 1915. 18" diam. x 15" high
Fascinating Indian temple carvings depicting three aspects of the goddess Shakti. She is the creator of the universe, the divine mother who embodies all goddesses and the destroyer of evil. Hand carved tropical wood. Southern India: 19th C. Each is approx. 5.6" x 11" x 2"
Carver’s Guild bulls eye mirror. Hand applied faux tortoise shell—also called oyster—finish between black bands. The convex, bullseye miser is outlined with gold leaf. Carvers Guild mirrors are hand made in USA since 1970. 26” diameter, 2-1/4” deep.
Very fine, wool Shiraz style carpet features a large central medallion surrounded by floral motifs on a dark field with multiple borders. Pale and neutral tones such as seafood, dusty rose, corn flower and tawny predominate. 100% wool. 5' x 8'
LOS CASTILLO the renowned silversmith studio established in Taxco, Mexico in 1939, is known for imaginative, modern silver jewelry, but their finest achievements are silver and mixed metal vessels inspired by Mexico's wildlife and ancient cultures. The pitcher is beaten copper with azur malachite frogs. Circa 1960.
Set of vintage folding tray tables in rack. Serve yourself a meal in front of the TV in your gathering room, or place the around the room for a party. Four oak folding oak tables with oval tops store in their own rack when not in use. Tables are 24.75" x 15.5" x 24.5" open, racked (as shown) 22.75" x 11" x 31.5". Schnauzer approved!
Rococo style mirror from Cincinnati's famed Aronoff Gallery. Gold boiserie against antique white. This mirror will kill against bare brick or rough stucco. 33" x 60"
Silver plated swan centerpiece. The wings on this glorious bird are hinged and when open reveal a container for an arrangement of cut flowers. Beautiful from every angle, with or without a bouquet. Made in Portugal: mid 20th C. 12" x 4.5" x 9.5", 8" wingspan
Bronze brazier. Highly decorative Roman/ Renaissance style stand has a shallow bowl top supported by 3 caryatids atop an elaborate scrolled and lion footed base. In the bowl is a shallow, art deco-ish relief of Apollo Pegasus. Solid bronze with natural verdigris. 15.5" x 11" x 21" tall.
Native American ceremonial drum. Animal hide stretched over bent wood hoop and tied with gut. Decorated front and back with sunbursts of mineral pigment. Glass beads on a cord make the snare. Blackfoot People, according to consignor. Age unknown. 20" diameter, 4-1'2" depth.
Great pair of decorative urns. These classical, lidded urns are fashioned from tessellated travertine and polished marble with gold leaf finials. They are surprisingly lightweight so you can place them anywhere indoors. Maitland Smith(?) 11" diameter, 25" tall.
Ashanti Akua'ba Doll. The Ashanti of east Africa prize daughters over sons--they are very wise. To encourage giving birth to a beautiful girl, Ashanti women make and carry Akua'ba dolls like this. Hand carved wood full of female energy. Ghana: 20th C. 3-1/8" x 3-1/8 x 11-3/4
Perfect for Florida! The inner frame of this mirror depicts a tranquil bay under dusky mauve skies, framed by tall palms—just like you see along our beautiful coast. Beveled mirror. Dark silver-gray outer frame. Made by Majestic. 38" x 50"
If you don't take home this fabulous rustic, beach accent we will! Pieces of gnarled and bleached driftwood formed into the shape of large oil jar. Hand made, of course. 15" diameter, 24" tall.
If you have 14' or 20' ceilings, come take a look at this fantastic brass tree wall sculpture by Bruce Langshaw. If you have normal ceilings it's the only piece of art you need with modern or Mid-Century furniture. Signed and dated '99 or '09. 55" x 30" x 5" deep.
Lucite model sailing yacht. Hoy 109 designed by H Charles Yi. Cut and molded acrylic with etched details on the mainsail, jib and genny and blue racing stripes. Mast and sails turn. Made by Hoyi. 10" x 3" x 14"
Display pedestal has beveled mirrors on the sides and top and antique gold base and capital. 13" x 13" x 36.5"
Colonial Williamsburg Federal girandole bulls eye mirror. Official reproduction of a circa 1800 antique. Gilt frame with candle holders surmounted by an eagle. Made by Friedman Brothers: 1970s. 17" x 39" x 7" deep
Hand made carpet runner of heavenly royal blue with repeating medallions worked in lighter blues. Hand loomed wool and vicose by Kahleen. 2'6" x 8'
Antique Auguste Klein bronze doré and copper letter file. Auguste Klein was the Jay Strongwater or Michael Aram of the 19th C. His Vienna based firm produced luxury "items of vertu" and sold them to the wealthy and titled in shops in Paris, London and Vienna. The front panel is a hunt scene chased in copper. gnarled oak branches and leaves decorate the rest. It was made in Vienna and sold in Paris: late 19th C. 13.3" x 6.5" x 12"
Charming accent mirror with folksy, tole-style botanical painting. Hand applied antique faux finish with flowers and vines hand painted on top. It’s a pretty choice for your powder room. 28.5“ x 29.5”
Curtis Jere "Raindrops" mirror. One of the most innovative evert from Curtis Jere. The mirror is covered with copper disks of different height, sizes and colors. It's brutalism made fun! Curtis Jere, USA: 1970s. 20" x 35" x 5" greatest depth.
Second Empire style sleigh bed for your imperial pet. This fine furniture dog bed has carved decoration accented with gold. 34” x 23” x 23.5”
The lion fish is an iconic work by the illustrious Mangani family of porcelain artists. The fish is glazed ceramic, the fins are 24k gold plated brass, as is the base. Each lion fish is decorated so two are alike. Made in Florence, Italy for Oggetti. 15" x 16" x 18" tall
Antique Sheffield silver candlesticks. The classical harp was a popular, Romantic design produced by several Sheffield manufacturers. The graceful, energetic form is all s-curves and flares. Silver plated copper. Stamped ENGLAND with cockle shell hallmark. Made in England, unidentified manufacturer: 19th C. 6" x 2.5" x 12.75"
Wonderful deep blue Kerman rug. The cobalt blue and intricate patterning are like the blue tiles that decorate Kerman;s magnificent mosques. 100% wool and finest craftsmanship. Persia: early 20th C. 4’ x 6’
Three pieces of beautiful Arthur Court cast aluminum. There is a rabbit shaped, covered gravy boat on lettuce under plate 8" x 5.5" x 4.5; a vanity tray with playful kittens inside a border of roses 11.75" x 6" x 1; and a bread tray with bunnies and daffodils 14.5" x 5-3/4" x 1. Arthur Court markings on back.
Oversize mirror for ove rmantle or even an elegant powder room. Victorian style molded frame finished in hand applied faux tortoise shell and gold. 49" x 36" Shown with a pair of Mid-Century pottery lamps, 28" overall height.
Large vintage/ antique art deco style mirror for over a dresser, your entry way, dining room, mantle or powder room. Framed in mirrored tiles with Grecian draperies and cartouches in upper and lower corners. Circa 1920: likely US made. 45" x 36"
Chinese style vitrine for displaying small, beautiful objects. Multiple rosewood shelves against mirror back. Glass door. A nice alternative to framed art for your walls. 16.75” x 25” x 4.75” deep.
Imported 8 x 10 crewel rug in a free form arabesque pattern. Three shades of cool grey make a handsome and soothing foundation to build any room on. Hand loomed from 100% wool. 121" x 98"
Chrome African gazelle trophy head. Liven up a wall with this unexpected art work. Chrome gazelle head with long, ridged horns. Ready to hang. 18" wide, 8.5" deep, 26" height.
Outstanding 5 x 8 Turkish rug. Lush with geometric and floral motifs in very vibrant red and blue with violet and other complimentary shades. Hand woven from 100% wool.
Victorian style stained glassed windows. The most beautiful way to have privacy and lots of light. Vase of flowers surrounded by baroque curls and festoons. Beveled pieces and jewels give the windows extra dazzle. Ready to be hung or framed. All hand made. 40” x 60” six available.
Chain stitched floral rug covers your bedroom floor with pretty cabbage roses and soothing colors. Hand made in Kashmir, India. Wool with canvas back. 6' x 9'
Getting a set of matching pictures makes it easy to finish a room. You can hang them together on one wall or spread them around the room. We have framed art--prints, photos, etchings-- in pairs and sets of 3, 4 or 5.
Persian style 4 x 6 Tommy Bahama rug with a delicate pattern of palm trees, flowers and birds on an ivory ground. Pure wool. Woven in India. 46" x 69".
Chinese screen hand painted on silk. Peonies, cherry blossoms, lilies and brilliantly plumed birds create a luxurious and cheerful background. Six 18" x 80" panels (only half shown).
On the back of the same screen: hand applied faux marble and craquleur finishes over reproductions of enchanting antique monkey prints.
Stupendous hand carved mirror is a big piece with big details for a big space such as your living room, dining room or end of a hall. Hand applied rustic finish brushed with gold. Made in Mexico. 40" x 74"
Hand carved horse from Rajasthan, India, with beaten copper saddle and chased brass trappings. Hand crafted with skill and tradition. 11.5" x 3.5" x 12.25" tall. One of a large consignment from a long time collector of Indian decorative objects, carvings, rugs and hangings.
6 x 9 "Zagros" by Tufkenian. This flat weave rug made in Nepal using Tibetan techniques and design motifs, then cleaned and finished in Switzerland. Marvelously soft wool in rich browns and blues accented with red. 74" x 115"
Mother Nature produces beautiful art objects. Her coral and seashells will be perfect accents fryer home. This is mushroom coral (Frangia) from warm pacific waters. 8" x 3.25" x 2" and 11” x 4.25” x 2”
These old staved wood basins make beautifully rustic centerpieces filled with orchids or small plants, or can be made into tables. 31” diameter x 7.5” deep, and 24” x 7”.
Oval mirror framed by the wings of a hand carved swan. The bird's head and neck are in full relief projecting dramatically from the mirror. Hand crafted from Asian mahogany. 31" x 40"
Set of East Asian chests make a picturesque alternative to a commode or console when you want a more casual or eclectic look. And you get lots of storage space too! Leather and wood with brass hardware. 27" x 18.75" x 15", 24" x 16" x 12, 21" x 13" x 10. 37" overall height.
Vintage, 4 x 6, Kathwari embroidered panel of 9 cranes. Kathwari produces high quality, traditional embroidered textiles in Srinigar, Kashmir. Hand stitched crewel work, wool with cotton backing on stretchers. India: 1985. 72 “x 48”
Etched peacock mirror. A delightful piece of Art Deco whimsy to decorate your powder room, or a small space that needs something delightful. Designed and signed by Gloria Eriksen who was so popular in the 1970s. Windsor Art Products: Made in USA. 28” x 21”
Artisan pottery floor vase will complement your Mid Century Modern decor. Unique and pleasing conical form balanced with small lug handles and flared mouth. Contrasting glazed and unglazed sections also decorated with etched lines and incised figures. 9” diameter x 37.5” tall.
Ralph Lauren Persian rug, 9 x 6, with that classic, old money look the brand is known for. 100% wool, made in India. 106" x 71"
VINTAGE FRENCH COPPER COOKWARE
Dress up your kitchen with beautiful, old copper cookware made in France by the renowned firm of E. DeHilleren. Many different shapes and styles in stock.
Spun wire basket is a home accessory piece with a Brutalist edge the compliments modern and bohemian decor. Steel wire and twisted steel ribbon. Mid 20th C. 21" diam. 6" deep.
Custom made jute rug. Sand, tan, and place sky plaid—perfect for a beach home. Made by Stark Carpet. 8' x 8'
Joyous, colorful, hand hooked rag rug. Alternating geometric and floral panels in more colors than Jacob ever wore. Vibrant accent for a hall, bedroom or bathroom. 3' x 5'
Dramatic hand made rug of more-or-less Kazak style. Blue, beige, rust and dark green amulets on black ground with light borders. Hand knotted wool, made in India. Approx. 6' x 9'
Kuba Cloth, also known as Kasai velvet, is woven and embroidered raffia trimmed with a small, sharp knife to create the velvet-like pile. Pieces of Kasai velvet are much prized in the Kuba Culture. They are used as gifts and sewn into ceremonial garments. From Congo: 21 x 15.75; 30.5 x 24.5 framed.
Antique English Aesthetic corner display made for displaying exquisite (Oriental) decorative items. The frame is tortoise shell bamboo with asymmetrical lacquer shelves decorated with traditional Japanese motifs. Made in England, circa 1900. 13" wide, 54" tall.
Tin framed mirror has a very attractive antique look thanks to its pressed tin, French renaissance decorations and subtle pewter finish. 24" x 35"
Apprenticed furniture makers in France (called ebonistes) showed off their skills by creating perfect miniature replicas of chests. Drexel Heritage honors that tradition with this half scale Louis Philippe dresser with side columns, fine veneers and banding. 20" x 12" x 18" tall.
Sculptors often say they merely uncover the art hiding inside their medium. That is certainly true of this artist who finds wonderful birds within sensuously textural found wood. Artist signed (Brandt?) and dated. Roadrunner: 13" x 8" x 9.75. (Flamingo sold).
Tin sculpture of a pointer. Perfect profile and very nicely made. Great display piece for a high shelf. 22.25" x 5.5" x 19.25 tall.
Restoration Hardware "Anatolia" rug. An extra thick, plush and soft wool rug with a Turkish design. Woven in India for Restoration Hardware (discontinued). 72" x 105", (6x9)
Tall, Italian Renaissance plant stand featuring caryatids with angel wings. Nicely detailed cast iron with ocher finish. 1950s. 12" diameter, 57" tall.
Fine Kashmir rug with a William Morris Arts & Crafts design. Red and orange lilies on a shaded, neutral green background with more blooms twining around the border. Flat woven 100% wool and reversible for extra long life. 5'-10" x 9'-1"
Pair of handsome classical obelisks from Maitland-Smith. Tessellated marble with malachite and brass. Perfect finishing touch in a living room or office. 4" x 4" x 14"
Very ornate Uttermost accent mirror for your entry way looks like antique, French bronze. with a rough, weathered patina. Can be hung vertically, horizontally or diagonally. 43" x 43"
The Crane-On-Tortoise is a potent talisman across agency. Tsurukame, in Japan, represents in longevity. In Feng Shui, the combination of immortal crane and celestial turtle promote family stability and harmony as well as long life. Cast brass. 3.5" x 2" x 8.5".
Rosewood pedestal is almost as beautiful as the artwork you will display on it. The exotic, hardwood stand is topped with a square of highly polished black granite. 10" x 10" x 40" tall.
Semi-antique Afshar/ Shiraz rug combines country and city weaving traditions. Lots and lots of motifs and patterns packed into a simple medallion design. Hand woven from fine, soft wool. Faded and with spots of wear, but full of character. Persia: early-mid 20th C. 45" x 59" (4' x '6)
Tribal oriental carpet, probably Kazak. Primarily red, blue and green. Two central diamonds with multiple traditional systems within multiple borders. 100% wool, hand loomed. @ 5' x 5'
Uttermost brass mantel clock gets its charm from texture rather than decoration. The case has a cracked surface like antique leather. Battery operated quartz movement. 14" x 6" x 14.5" tall.
Silk plants and trees of many different and sizes—up to ten feet! Plus pots and baskets to put them in.
Need a distinctive object to complete your room? They one or both of these cloisonné horses. Bright, colorful enamel on copper. Based on antique originals. Chinese export. Each @ 9" long.
Semi-antique Kilim rugs consigned by a local interior designer. Easy care rugs with , easy living rugs with bold impact. 9' x 11", 10' x 11"
Lucite display pedestal gives sculpture, or anything you choose to display, the appearance of floating. Perfect in modern decor. 12" square, 48" tall.
How do keep houseplants when you're only home half the year? Silk plants of course! We have lovely faux orchids, silk plants and topiary that stay beautiful for years.
"Grand Palais" arched mirror with antique gilt iron overlay. Hang it over a wide window or French doors, especially in a room with high ceilings. Ballard. 48" x 24".
This pen tray and inkstand is a beautiful example of Boulle: tortoise shell inlaid with brass. It is named for the 18th C German-French craftsman who perfected the technique. France, 19th C. 12" x 10.4"
Gorgeous Corinthian column carved from a tree trunk. Beautiful details enhanced with dark green and russet and faux marbre technique. Great option for that space you just don't know how to fill. Mexican(?). 16" square, 78" tall.
Big, brass Spanish wine cooler. Hand hammered with intricate appliqués. Mid 19th C. 12.25" diameter, 15.5" high, (not including handle).
Fine looking, wooden, Canada Goose brings rustic charm to your home. Consignor tells us that this goose, with 2 friends (who flew away) held up a Century coffee table. 24" x 10.5" x 25.5" tall.
Rustic tin candle sconces. Bouquets and flowers and leaves tied with a bow. Mexico, mid 20th C. 11.5" wide, 3.5" deep, 18" overall height.
Kitchens deserve art too. like this big, full-color hen painted on a paneled cabinet door. 19-1/2 x 24 inches.