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Nicola Simbari, Italian 1927-2012 ‘Still Life with Flowers’

SOLD. 19 x 23.5 in. oil on canvas, signed. The story of Nicolai Simbari is now legendary. Born in 1927 in San Lucido in Calabria he studied at the Accademia delle Belli Arti. Simbari's paintings first showed in Rome in 1953 followed by ...

A Petite Snakeskin Telephone Table by Karl Springer

SOLD. A Petite Snakeskin Telephone Table by Karl Springer. c. 1980s, USA. A snake skin wrapped telephone table from a Springer appointed estate. The telephone table in an exotic hide is unquestionably an icon of Springer’s oeuvre. His first forays into furniture design used this form and he played with ...

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.

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.  

‘Equilibrio’ by Carlos Montes de Oca, Havana Cuba

'Equilibrio' by Carlos Montes de Oca, Cuban b. 1968. 57 x 98 in. oil on canvas, signed, inscribed and titled by the artist on the back. Gold leaf modern floater frame.   Carlos Alberto Fernández Montes de Oca Born in Camagüey, Cuba, 1968 Self-taught artist, he has accomplished courses on engraving techniques: Serigraphy Course, René Portocarrero Workshop ...

A Mid Century Maison Charles, Paris Steel and Brass Gazelle Head Design Glass Top Dining Table

The thick beveled glass top resting on sculpted gazelle heads above a brass accent adorned  brushed steel frame. L 72 in. W 42 in. H 29.5 in.

A Pair of Napoleon III Ebonized and Ormolu Mounted Boulle Style Marble Top Side Cabinets

The black shaped marble tops above single inlaid doors flanked by ormolu mounted pilasters resting on scalloped inlaid and ormolu mounted bases. L 33 in. W 17 in. H 45 in.

A Superior Pair of Branded 18th Century Louis XVI Ormolu Mounted Marble Top Marquetry Commodes

The shaped variegated marble top above two long drawers sans traverse, bottom drawer with lock, front and sides with elegant tulipwood and kingwood marquetry, corners mounted with ormolu garlands, raised on round tapered legs. Indistinctly incised with name under marble top. France circa 1780. L 44 in. W 19.5 in. ...

A Mid Century Modern Bernard Rohne for Mastercraft Glass Top Coffee table

With edged panels of artistic brass etchings adorning the ebonized frame and legs and a beveled glass top. L 40 in. W 40 in. H 17.5 in.

A 19th Century French Aesthetic Movement Bronze, Gilt Bronze and Marble Handled Urn

The body in patinated bronze with relief floral decoration and gilt bronze accents. The handles modeled in stylized classical design. On a circular marble base. H 13.5 in. Diameter circa 5 in.

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