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.
Vintage attache case made by Whip di Roma for Abercrombie and Fitch. Old leather cases--faded, weathered and slightly beat-up are great room accents. Also a good hiding place. Made in Italy: 1950s-60s. 18" x 12" x 5.5"
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.
Very subtle wool and silk blend rug in the colors of sand and water creates a luxurious, beach-like foundation for your coastal living, dining or bedroom. Hand loomed in India. 8’ x 10’
Leaded glass panel made by a Sarasota craftsman. Victorian style design done in bevelled and textured clear glass. You could hang this in your front door to impress visitors, or in a window to turn a blah view beautiful, or create privacy. All hand made. 21" x 40"
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 carpets of traditional Tibetan design done in coastal colors. This set of 3 We have 3 from a house on Longboat Key are different designs using the same colors. Hand dyed wool, hand loomed in India. 6 x 9, 7 x 9, 7 x 10.
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.
Remarkable ceramic tile and brass tray made exclusively for Castilian Imports. Finely detailed, florid Spanish tile design reminiscent of a Persian carpet executed by hand in rich colored enamels. Set in an ornate, heavy brass frame. 23.5" x 16.25" x 2.75"
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".
9' x 6' Oushak style hand knotted carpet. Large central medallion of cream and orange with traditional floral motifs are contrasted by sky blue and navy blue borders also heavily figured. Terrific colors and excellent condition. 112" x 72"
Robert Adam style gilt mirror like the kind you see in the stately homes of England. Delicate leaves and swags festoon the top and bottom for extra touch of British polish to your entryway, living room, dining room or deluxe powder room. Gesso on wood with gilded finish. 25" x 46"
Isar and Gangaur are the central figures of the Rajasthani festival of Gangaur. The figures, who are avatars of Lord Shiva and Pavarti, are worshipped and given offerings for 16 days leading to the colorful and joyous holiday when couples will be blessed with "Saubhagya" marital bliss. These are hand carved and painted wood. India: early 20th C. 7" x 6" x 27"
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.
Pair of Florentine gilt mirrors. Made in Florence Italy and sold at Kerr-Oberbeck Gallery, St. Louis. Shells, feathers, shields, cockles leaves and tendrils combine to crete the ornate, Baroque design. Think of the dramatic impact hanging together in your masterbath, or on opposite walls of your dining room. 35" x 52" x 2" deep
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.
Cheval glass for your dressing room. Tall oval, adjustable tilt mirror in dark silver stand. 28" x 17" 58.5" tall
Vintage Chinese Porcelain Garden Seats. The late Ming style decoration is a variation of the Nine Peaches motif and represents harmony and immortality. Peach blossoms in the border symbolize love. These have flat tops so you can use them as end table with or without glass tops. Classic cobalt blue on white ground. Mid 20th C. 14" diameter, 19" 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.
Leather treasure box made by John Richard. This leather bound box with brass handles is embossed with musical motifs and sheet music on the lid. Although not titled, I have identified it as Micaela's act 3 aria from the opera Carmen by Bizet. 13" x 10"x 6.5" 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"
Elegant mirror by John Widdicomb. Excellent choice for over your mantel or your dining room wall. Hand carved mahogany with gold olive leaf border. The masculine look is also a good choice for a study or his bedroom. Made in Grand Rapids, MI: mid 20th C. 37" x 47.25"
Travertine marble display pedestal with chamfered corners. Made from 7/8" thick beige and gray striated travertine. The exterior is polished and sealed. 11-7/8 square x 27-3/4" tall.
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"
Folk art Uncle Sam mascot. Show your American pride and hospitality with this wooden statue of our favorite uncle waving a welcome flag. He is wood, painted red, white and blue of course. His bowtie and flag are sheet metal. He is rather worn and weathered, but still looks great. Not sure how old he is. 20" x 15" x 69"
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.
Flower-shaped accent mirror faced with woven can and split, bent rattan. It's got that Tommy Bahama tropical island living style that people love—especially in bedrooms. 31.5" diameter.
LaBarge faux bamboo octagonal mirror. Gold leaf triple frame with additional mirror insets. Perfect finishing touch for any room. La Barge is one of the most respected names in home accents. Highest quality. 31" x 41" (for lamps, see our Lighting Gallery.)
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.
Vintage gold and silver harem figures. Male and female servants waiting and willing to get you anything, but they get most of all is attention! They are all gold with silver armbands and necklaces. Cast plaster, gold and silver leaf in metal bases. Age unknown. 9" x 12" x 23" tall.
Pair of unusual decorator stands or table bases. Peacock blue resin with a fascinating natural pattern. Use them individually to display art works or together as the base of your dining room table. Made in Mexico. 19" on each side, 29" tall.
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.
Beautiful, thick and plush custom carpet. Loomed from softest virgin wool in shades of brown modulating from dark chocolate to sweet latte. 74” x 105” (6’ x 9’).
Obedient, loyal, patient and clean, our greyhound or whippet mascot is all that and ready to guard any doorway. She is beautifully modeled bright white ceramic with painted eyes and nose and sits on equally well molded tasseled pillow. Made in Italy. 14" x 9" x 26" Schnauzer approved!
Pair of large accent mirror panels made by Interlude, a designers-only resource for fine home decor. Mirrors overlaid with rustic, gray toned wood and framed in the same. Set of 2. 32" x 61.5" x 1.5 deep.
A new consignor sent a whole bunch of 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.
Another of the colorful kilims.
Your new Florida doesn’t have to decorated 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”
Friedman Brothers classic convex mirror in an exceptionally fine carved and gilded frame. The bullseye glass is like a wide angle lens and makes a bigger reflection. Hand it with gold sconces or brackets on either side. 33.5" diameter, 3.25" deep.
When adding an accent piece to a room make it count! Try one of our vintage Chinese locker/ cabinets. Both are brilliant red lacquer with hand painted decoration in metallic colors. Each sits in a separate stand and has traditional Chinese hardware. Early 20th C. 33" x 16.5" x 29"
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.
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"
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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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"
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)
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"
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".
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.
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".
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.
Kitchens deserve art too. like this big, full-color hen painted on a paneled cabinet door. 19-1/2 x 24 inches.