4' x 7' hand knotted Persian rug. The field is made of 24 panels with traditional Persian motifs, patterns and symbols. The colors are intense--primarily red, burgundy, indigo and cobalt with bright florals. All wool, very thick and plush. Hand knotted circa 1980. 51" x 86"
Dorothy Thorpe ice bucket on Lucite stand. A rare find from the glam 1970s. You don't often find the the stand and bucket still together. The stand is made of 3 pieces of 1" of Lucite joined by 2 nickel collars, 15" x 15" x 29.5. The champagne bucket is clear acrylic with chrome plated ring handles. 9" diameter x 8". Made in USA: 1970s. Overall height 31"
Antique Barometer weather station made by Francis Amadio in London, early 19th C. The wall mounted instrument provided temperature, humidity, barometric pressure readings and also has a bullseye glass and spirit level. Solid mahogany with brass fittings. 12" x 41" x 2"
Very large art glass bowl by cliff Goodman. The colors are ravishing! Lavender fading into violet on the outside. Deep teal, violet and indigo on the inside. Goodman is a central figure in the Seattle art glass movement. Made at Seattle Glassblowing Studio, early 21st C18.5" diameter, 8" tall.
Oval mirror in unusual black and gold frame. 28" x 40"
Large, footed bowl by WS (Wes) Hunting is the finest piece of art glass we've had the pleasure to show! Wes Hunting paints with molten glass. His way of combining and layering colors is thrilling, captivating, and, in its own way, narrative. Hunting's works are in the White House, Cleveland Museum, Museum of American Glass and many other prestigious public and corporate collections. He creates with his son WJ Hunting in rural Wisconsin. 12.5" diam. x 13" ht.
Vintage 14-foot oriental runner. This hand made rug is sold, but the colors are on trend for coastal and casual living. Ivory bordered with jade with details in russet and ocean blue. Looks great on hardwood or tile and plays well with wood and rattan furniture. 100% wool, hand loomed in India,30" x 168"
Very large LaBarge mirror. Hand carved wood in the style of 18th C French boiserie featuring spider mums. Hand applied distressed gilt finish (lots of bare wood and red bole showing) completes the antique illusion. 39" x 55" x 5"
Alpine style console and mirror. Copied from furniture found in Switzerland and France, the wall mirror with matching low serpentine console are hand painted with festive swags and festoons in soft greens on antique wood faux finish accented with mint green.Try them at the end of a hall, in your foyer or even as a vanity. Mirror- 25.5" x 50"; console- 38" x 13" x 22" tall.
Nate Berkus has said that a piece of sea-life should be present in every room. Here's a way to accomplish his directive without getting beachy. This large, natural conch shell is covered in sterling silver so it will compliment any room--modern, casual and traditional. The gleaming surface enhances the natural details and transform the mollusk into a work of art. 11.5" x 5.5" x 4.5
Room divider screen. Faux marble panels with 3 different, hand painted exotic sea shells on each. The shells are framed with decorative molding. All the painting is beautifully done. The shells are highly detailed as is the faux marbling. The back is also painted. Each panels is 16” x 72.5”
Collection of wonderful mid-century modern, Italian art objects including Lucite pieces by Alessio Tasca and Feliceantonio Botta, Murano paperweights by Alfredo Barbini and crystal bowls from Carlo Moretti.
Vintage Curtis Jere fruit and vegetable cart is a perfect accessory for your kitchen. This happy, colorful peddler's bicycle cart is blue and white with hand painted molded veggies. Hand made from steel, tin and wood in California by Artisan House: 1994. 33" x 7.5" x 18"
Not sure what kind of flowers these are blooming on this very showy bonsai jade tree, but they are very pretty. The petals are white, pink and salmon colored glass and cluster among jade-like glass leaves. They grow from a realistically sculpted trunk set in a celadon pot.It's a beautiful accent piece for your entry way or living room. 28" x 12" x 22" tall
Whimsical, twisted display columns. A pair of columns with vases on top are great for framing a fireplace, large window or entryway. Hand applied bronze finish. 14.5” x 13.5” x 42.5”
We LOVE this vintage, tesselated marble trunk in the style of Casa Bique and Maitland-Smith. The stepped, Art Deco shape is clad in pink marble and fossilized travertine with brass trim. The inside is lined with suede. Made in Philippines: 1985. 33" x 19" x 16"
Sbruffo is a difficult technique only the master craftsmen of Murano can achieve. This free-form plate layers of different colors and patterns to create a composition that pulsates heat and wafts cool. Signed dg 2013. 18-1/2" x 19-1/2" x 3-1/2" deep.
Exquisite 12" x 14" Stark carpet lays the ground for a gorgeous room. Silver-gray ombre flat weave wool with sensuous tendrils of pistachio silk plush. Hand made in Nepal. 11'-7" x 14'-3"
Black marble display column. The epitome of elegance for displaying a work of art. Negro Maquina marble from Italy, hand cut and polished. 11" diameter top and bottom, 36" tall.
This large accent piece has a very cool retro Italian vibe that recalls the great Italian ceramics of the 1960s. Travertine textured cast resin. Suitable for outdoors. 25" x 6" 14.25 tall.
Matched pair of gorgeous, Italian baroque mirrors lend a touch of gilded opulence to a living- dining- or bedroom. Thank of the dramatic impact these will have hanging together or on opposite walls! Hand carved wood gilded in 24K gold. Paoletti Bros. Florence, Italy: 1980s. 35" x 52" x 2" deep.
The pair is by Paoletti Bros. Florence, Italy: 1980s. 35" x 52" x 2" deep.
Wonderful, shimmering, silvery wall adornments remind us the fancy braid on a 19th C uniform. The sprays of leaves are adorned with glass flowers to make them even more spectacular. Easy to hand. Each is 16" wide, 7" deep and 62" tall.
Tall and gracious Grecian amphora vases from the Roger Thomas Collection. Place this statuesque pair on a console, mantel or even the floor to add an elegant and glamorous Hollywood Regency vibe to your foyer, living room, master bath or anywhere! Cast white porcelain made by Studio|A Home. 9" diameter, 32" tall.
Pair of mismatched black gazelle horns elegantly displayed on chrome stands. These eclectic accessories from the high-end home decor purveyorJohn-Richard will look super in a modern, traditional or rustic room. Horns are 33" and 24"; bases are 3.25" square. Responsibly sourced from Africa.
Simply dramatic wall mirror has a steeply stepped black frame rising to a gold border around the beveled glass. Made by Uttermost. Hand vertical or horizontal. 24" x 34" x 3" deep.
Hand carved Amazon parrot made from quartzo verde and perched on a he chunk of natural amethyst geode. Made in Brazil from native minerals. 8" x 6" x 16.75"
Our new consignment from the exclusive Sanderling Club on Siesta Key includes several large pottery accents such as garden seats and planters for use indoors and out. This oversize, red, floor vase is 22" x 41"
9 x 12 Tibetan rug with gorgeous wine red field and subtly shaded blue and green borders. Traditional floral motifs in the corners and medallions. Thick, soft wool in vibrant colors. Hand woven in Nepal then cleaned and finished in Switzerland.
5 x 8 hooked rug has contemporary colors and a sweet, homey look. Hand hooked, 100% wool with cotton backing. Designed and imported by Dash & Albert.
The Little Mermaid from the story by H.C. Anderson among looking wistful about life on dry land. She is a cast bronze fountain—the water spits from the mouths of her 3 fishy friends—although equally delightful as just a statue indoors or out. 15" x 18" x 41" tall.
Custom carpet of traditional Tibetan design done in coastal colors. Custom made for a house on Longboat Key. Hand dyed wool, hand loomed in India. 7 x 9
Overdyed carpets are a hot trend. They have all the pattern of a tribal rug, but are a single color. This one is in ivory with shadowy geometric and floral motifs subtly revealing themselves. Hand loomed wool. 8' x 10'.
Sometimes it is sad when a consignor is downsizing and has to give some beautiful and beloved objects. But that is good news for you because you can acquire them a fraction of their retail value.
For example: an antique, hand carved, jade phoenix on rosewood stand; Baccarat crystal obelisk from France. Just two of the treasures you'll find here every day.
Scale model of the historic racing yacht America made of silver and sealed in clear acrylic. The model was made by master silversmith Janna Thomas for Silver Creations, Ltd in a limited edition of 200. Each detailed piece is made of .980/1000 silver, some gold plated. Made in Mexico: circa 1980. 7-5/8" x 1-7/8" x 7-1/2".
Wallace introduced the Rose Point pattern in 1934 and it is one of the top 10 best selling sterling silver flatware patterns today. This is a complete service for 12 including knives, dinner forks, salad forks, soup spoons, teaspoons and butter spreaders plus 10 extra teaspoons. 82 pieces total.
Hand carved Amazon toucan made from quartzo verde and rose quartz and perched on a he chunk of natural amethyst geode. Made in Brazil from native minerals. 11" x 8" x 11.5"
Massive Baccarat Crystal Edith vase. 11-3/4 tall, 7" across and weighing about 12 lbs. Faultless, clear lead crystal, made in France.
Hand carved wooden fruit and nuts from Italy makes a pretty permanent centerpiece that will amuse your guests. Cherries, figs, walnuts almonds and zucchini (not really a fruit) made of cabinet grade fine woods.
When everything was mod, Lucite was the most mod of all--the clear, indestructible material with endless possibilities. These incised bookends were by by Ritts & Co circa 1970. 4" x 2" x 8"
The best shell decorated mirror we've ever had! A beautiful composition with many varieties of different types of shells arranged by hand. Featuring pink scallops, starfish, conches, snails, coral and tiny blue clams. 24" x 37" x @4" deep.
Pair of large Chinese vases decorated with much loved famaille rose motif "Nine Peaches" with bats. Peaches, bats and the number 9 all stand for longevity. 13" diameter, 20.5" tall.
Very large carved and painted pot by Navajo potter Bernice Watchtower. Terra cotta painted in natural mineral colors and hand incised with traditional geometric patterns and a brown bear. 15" diameter, 9.5" tall.
Optical Art accent mirror is a work of art that blends in any modern/ contemporary room. Twenty beveled squares break the reflection into a hundred pieces, but no matter how you look at it, or how the patterns change, the colors always match the room! Thin chrome frame. 35.5" x 44"
Anatolian kilim flat weave rug. Stripes of carmine, vermilion and cream filled with traditional medallions and other shapes shaded teal, olive, forest, lavender, baby blue and khaki. Durable, reversible fine wool, hand loomed. 9' 5" x 11' 2"
A new home for your collection of Netsuke, Limoges boxes, silver miniatures or other small collectible. This tabletop case with gothic arch top has a light, adjustable shelves and a drawer in the base. Bronzed steel. 12.5" x 11" x 31.5" tall
Vintage Chinese jade peach tree. In Chinese culture peaches represent harmony and immortality. So in addition to being a gorgeous, hand made, accent piece it will encourage domestic tranquility and longevity. Hand carved flurite, nephrite and green marble in rosewood stand. 16" x 6" 16.
Hand made Turkish rug. Traditional Anatolian tribal motifs in bright vermillion and azure blue. 5' x 7' size and low pile make this a good rug for your foyer. Hand knotted wool. Mid-late 20th C. 70" x 84"
Oriental rugs with a green field or background are rare and commonly reserved for mosques and royal homes. This vintage 8 x 10 Agra carpet is densely packed with floral motifs within a strictly geometric design. Mid 20th C: India, hand knotted wool. 94" x 122".
Banana Leaf Rattan mirror. Woven banana leaf is a popular craft material in the south pacific, but its light, beachy look works here too. Hang this accent mirror in a hall or your powder room. 22" x 27" x 4" deep.
Hand carved donkey in the style of an antique carousel animal. Study enough for an adult to sit on, but really just a decorative accent. Imagine all the cute pictures you'll take of grandkids sitting on it! Carved and painted in Mexico. 39" x 10.25" x 32.5" tall.
Sterling silver "Lotus" Bowl from Tiffany and Co. Round bowl with scalloped edge resembling a lotus blossom was a trophy in the International Orchid Show/ South Florida Orchid Society competition of 1974.
Stamped Tiffany & Co. STERLING on bottom. 7-1/2" x 2-9/16
Crystal is born in fire, so why not have it in the fireplace? The glass paperweights with white icepick flowers are almost certainly by St Clair. Made in USA: early 20th C. 7-3/4" w x 10" d x 23" h.
Vibrantly colored and patterned kilim rugs. The flat weave wool rugs are easy care floor coverings and some are reversible. Made in Turkey and central Asia. Various sizes including runners.
Your new Florida home doesn’t have to be entirely in Florida style. Add depth with some old fashioned touches such as this sepia toned globe and 17th C Dutch style still life. Look how nice they look with the tropical white lamps!
Globe—Cram: circa 1980, 23” tall
Lamps—Blanc de Chine with molded bamboo and leaves; 38” tall
Still life by Tempestini—oil on canvas; 31” x 39”
Massive art glass vase looks like a hybrid of Scandinavian and Murano styles of sommerso. Nested tears of black and pink encased in clear crystal with black and pink swirl. Signed, but we have not identified the artist. Very heavy. 9” x 3-7/8” x 12 tall.
Antique brass samovar set. The samovar is for preparing tea and is as Russian as vodka and blini although other cultures also claim it. This samovar has Arabic markings and would be from Turkey or Persia. It comes with nearly all the necessary implements for making tea the Russian way-- tray, chimney top, teapot (w/o lid) and drip bowl.
Lucite racing sailboat sculpture. Shlomi Haziza is a prolific Lucite artist based in Israel. His purple sailboat has clear and opaque striped sales accent with purple lines. The underside is hammered to create the affect of choppy water. Signed and dated 1996. 19" x 8" x 23.5"
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.
Mid-Century centerpiece bowl with organic style enameled decoration in neon orange with yellow and brown. (The pictures are stressing the yellow). Vintage 1970s. No markings. It might be a piece for Raymor made in Italy or Scandinavia. 14” diameter x 7-3/8” tall.
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Curtis Jere brass wall sculpture. This Artisan House brass peacock in two parts has delightful play of intertwining lines and broad, graceful curves. Signed C. Jere, 1988. 39” x 42” x 9” deep.
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"
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.
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.
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.
Our last hand carved wooden fish by George R. Wicks sold in less than a week (all 3 to the same buyer). Here's your second chance. Don't miss out!
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.
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.
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.
Space Age art by Curtis Jere. This mixed metal wall sculpture is a fantastic original piece of Mid-Century Modern decor. Signed. Made 1960s. 35" wide, 32" high, 5" deep.
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.
Display pedestal has beveled mirrors on the sides and top and antique gold base and capital. 13" x 13" x 36.5"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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'
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.
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"
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"
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"
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)
Silk plants and trees of many different and sizes—up to ten feet! Plus pots and baskets to put them in.
Lucite display pedestal gives sculpture, or anything you choose to display, the appearance of floating. Perfect in modern decor. 12" square, 48" tall.
"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".
Big, brass Spanish wine cooler. Hand hammered with intricate appliqués. Mid 19th C. 12.25" diameter, 15.5" high, (not including handle).