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‘Morning Blooms’ Wonderful Interior by Adolf Heinrich C. Hansen Danish 1859-1925

'Morning Blooms' by Adolf Heinrich Claus Hansen, Danish 1859-1925. 24 x 26.5 in. w/o frame, 29.5 x 31,5 in. including frame. Signed. Old gilt wood frame with craquelure effect. CLAUS ADOLF HEINRICH-HANSEN was born in 1859 in Copenhagen, and died in Fredensborg in 1925. His father, Heinrich Hansen, was an architectural painter and senior professor ...

Antique Chinese Carved Red Lacquer and Gilt Foo Dog Themed Table

This unique table features a red lacquered top with symbolic cut-outs above four Foo Dog headed and elaborately carved legs ending in ball feet. To this frame are applied vertical and horizontal open-work gilt carvings dramatically accenting the sculptural concept. The table comes with an additional glass top, 19th century. ...

A 19th Century Lovely French Provincial Walnut Table with Drawer and Compartment

The scalloped edged gallery along the three sides of the table top as well as the cut-out in the sides adding light to the open compartment make this little table especially attractive. Under the drawer the scalloped apron surmounts four elegantly curved cabriole legs. W 18 in. D 13 in. ...

A William & Mary Transitional Burled Walnut Secretary Bookcase

This charming two part secretary bookcase features a Dutch inspired corniche above glazed doors enclosing a silk lined interior with adjustable shelving. Right under the doors two pull-out shelves offer the possibility of placing candlesticks. The bottom slant front desk, resting on bun feet, with two over two drawers opens ...

A 19th Century Chinese Export Richly Gilt Decorated Lacquer Sewing Box and Cover

This fine Chinese sewing box made for the western market features an oblong octagonal and rounded form with four carved feet; all sides are richly decorated with panels of figures, buildings, foliage and dragons. The interior has an inner tray, fitted with compartments and sewing implements, the drawer in the ...

‘Honfleur Harbor’ Luminous Impressionist Work by Niek van der Plas Dutch b. 1954

This fetching oil on panel by Niek van der Plas depicts a harbor view in the French city of Honfleur in Normandy, well known through decades as an artist's colony. It measures 18 x 22 in. w/o frame, 25 x 29 in. including the attractive vintage impressionist style gallery frame ...

An English Late 18th Cent. George III Mahogany Secretary Desk and Bookcase

Of classical proportions and with the warm glow of the flamed mahogany this secretary bookcase consists of two parts. The upper part features a dentil molded cornice above two paneled doors, enclosing a shelved interior under which you find two pull out shelves for candlesticks. The fall front of the ...

An 18th Century Large Scenic Verdure Aubusson Tapestry of Great Color and Detail

Featuring a classic lush scene with a small stream among blossoming trees, a bird and stylized foliage through which glimpses of hills and cottages. Woven in wool dyed in blues, greens and browns, surrounded by a wide border with floral vignettes. France circa 1750. L 116 in. W 73 in.

A Lovely Pair of Early 18th Century Italian Paint and Parcel Gilt Carved Putti Prickets

Both with spread gilt wings wearing loin gilt swags and holding Cornucopias ending in prickets. H 8.5 in.

A Rare Islamic Mamluk Period Syrian Blue and White Ceramic Jar, 15th-16th Century

The tapering baluster form jar decorated with blue and white glaze in a typical Syrio-Persian paisley motif style along with scrolling foliage and ornamental bands. Similar jars of the period were modeled after their contemporary Chinese Ming Dynasty imported counterparts. H 10.5 inches. Diameter circa 8 inches.  

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