Welcome to Decorative Arts & Fine Antiques – DAFA in Fort Lauderdale, always changing, always new!

Explore! Discover! Imagine! DAFA in Fort Lauderdale, the most spectacular antiques store and art gallery in Fort Lauderdale and one of the top antiques and fine art venues in Florida. Through the year we enjoy returning clients from Florida and a host of other states and countries, all in search of ...

A Luxuriant 19th Century Bronze Bust of the Roman Emperor Lucius Verus

This bust is one of the finest existing portraits of Lucius Verus, who was co-emperor with his adopted brother Marcus Aurelius from AD 161 until his death from the plague in 169. The prince's features are recognizable from many other portraits - notably his luxuriant hair and beard, portrayed here ...

A Superior Early 20th Century Chippendale Style Lacquer and Gilt Chinoiserie Display Cabinet

The pagoda style top with fretwork galleries and corner finials above a breakfront body with two glazed doors enclosing a glass shelved interior, the base stand supported by sets of paired triangular legs. England, early 20th century. H 92 in. L 77 in. W 20 in. Asking price $ 15.500.

Just Sold! A Magnificent pair of 19th Century French Empire Bronze and Ormolu Candelabras

The 6 lights on leaf work arms above a finely modeled ormolu and patinated bronze column resting on triangular marble bases. H 27.25 inches.

A Superb French Empire Gilt Bronze Mantle Clock – ‘A Family Moment’

SOLD. Featuring a young mother and her children, the case modeled with flanking Egyptian pharaonic busts above classical 'Caduceus' symbols, centering drapes, swags and  mythological birds under the white enameled dial in a semicircular tympanum, the plinth adorned with garlands and 'Asclepius Rods'. France early 19th century. H 15.75 in. ...

A Pair of Rare Italian Baroque Gilt Wood Open Double Solomonic Columns with Corinthian Capitals

On later wooden paneled and marbleized bases. Likely 17th or first part of the 18th century. Stunning period baroque architectural manifestations. H 91 inches. H bases: 25 inches. Bases: 13 x 13 inches. Diameter columns: circa 10 inches. Asking price $ 8,450.

A 19th Century Life Size Carved Statue of the Mandalay Style Shakymuni Buddha Princely Bejeweled

A superior life size carved lacquer and gilt statue of the Mandalay style Shakyamuni Buddha standing on a lotus flower wearing bejeweled princely robes. The beautifully carved face with porcelain or glass eyes. On a later ebonized base. Likely Burma, 19th century, but could also be early 20th ...

Abstract Cubist Iron Elephant by Bill Heise, American 20th Century

Founder of Heise Metal Sculpture in 1966, Bill Heise discovered interesting shapes in the rusting hulks of old farm equipment around his home in rural Vermont. This “found metal,” as he called it, became the template for a sculptural style honed after earning a degree in art education at State ...

An Opposing Pair of Likely Romanesque Verona Marble Armored Lions, Likely Italy late 12th to Early 14th Century

SOLD. The idea of depicting guardian lions adorned with human garments or armor goes back to the Egyptian, Assyrian and Hittites cultures and spread from there through the centuries to Southern Europe. These lions may well have had their place in a Northern Italian Basilica and they constitute a splendid ...

A Superior Early 20th Century French Marble Top Marquetry Two Tier Petite Commode

With the brass bordered Sienna marble top above a Greek key marquetry frieze drawer and two hexagonal pattern marquetry drawers on cabriole legs with lower hexagonal marquetry shelf terminating in bronze sabots. Marquetry on all four sides. H 30 in. L 17 in. W 14 in. Asking price ...

A Pair of 19th Century English Regency Style Armchairs with Gilt Dolphin Arm Supports

The reeded mahogany frame adorned with carved gilt rosettes and panels, the seats covered with quality light tan leather. H 35 in. W 24 in. D 24 in. Asking price $ 2,650.

Subscribe Scroll to Top