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Large 19th Century Oval Marble Relief of the Roman Emperor Claudius with Eagle

45 inches high and 34.5 inches wide this truly is an impressive manifestation of 19th century Italian carving craftsmanship. The relief is centering a circular profile portrait of the emperor Claudius, who ruled Rome from 41-54, surrounded by a latin inscription: Ave cesar morituri te salutant which is a well-known Latin ...

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Rare English 18th Century Tortoise Shell and Silver Covered Book of Common Prayer

This pocket size prayer book dates to 1774 where it was published by C. Eyre and W. Strahan. At a certain time, likely in the mid-19th century, it has been mounted in a tortoise shell cover with silver (unmarked) closure, hinges and corners and the previous cover titled 'LADY SMITH' ...

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Grand Tour Neapolitan Bronze Fountainhead of the ‘Amore Con Delfino’

Rare and beautiful 19th century Neapolitan Grand Tour bronze fountainhead of the 'Amore con Delfino'. Cupid with dolphin, after the antique. Good large size version in dark 'archaeological verdi gris Pompean patination' after the original fountain excavated at the Thermae (baths) in Pompeii, now on view in the National Archaeological ...

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Two Charming Early 20th Century Painted Cast Iron Door Stop Dogs

A most fetching sight. The dogs compliment each other well and show a nice overall wear to the color surfaces. Measurements refer to the largest dog. Decorative doorstops weren’t widely used in American homes until after the Civil War, and most post-Civil War doorstops were small and lightweight. Decorative iron ...

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Pair of 19th Century Old Paris Tropical Themed Apothecary Jars Table Lamps

These French Apothecary Jars are by 'Gosse a Paris' but because they are mounted as table lamps with wood bases, the mark is hidden. The motif is very tropical with a pair of coconut palms, stems wrapped by serpents, flanking a centerpiece bowl surrounded by low vegetation. The jars show ...

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Pair of 19th Century French Old Paris Puce Camaieu Decorated Urns & Table Lamps

These large French old Paris porcelain lamps feature purple 'puce camaieu' landscape paintings on both sides set on gilt decorated white ground. The form is typical for the Louis XVI style and features elegant laurel draped scrolled handles. The urns stand on shaped bronze bases. Additional information and price: https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/table-lamps/pair-of-19th-century-french-old-paris-puce-camaieu-decorated-urns-table-lamps/id-f_12068213/

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Pair of Mid-19th Century Italian Baroque Style Carved Giltwood Reliquaries

An excellent pair of richly carved Italian giltwood reliquaries now with antique glass inserts dating to the mid-19th century. The symmetrical shape and the deep and reticulated sculptural carving is typical Baroque, a style that lived on in church stylistics far into our time. Additional information and price: https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/more-furniture-collectibles/collectibles-curiosities/religious-items/pair-of-mid-19th-century-italian-baroque-style-carved-giltwood-reliquaries/id-f_11933773/

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Pair of 18th Century Italian Baroque Carved Giltwood Altar Prickets

Standing 26.5 inches tall these richly carved Baroque altar prickets are as impressive as they are beautiful. The have the authentic wear and tear to be expected for 18th century artifacts and the original gilt has taken on a pleasant not shiny patina. The three footed base is carved with ...

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Pair of 19th Century Patinated Bronze Putti as Harvesters on Sienna Marble Bases

A good pair of 19th century bronze putti modeled as harvesters, the boy looking to his right, a cloth draped to his waist and one shoulder, holding a wheat-sheaf on his right shoulder and with a garland in his hair, the girl looking to her left with draped dress, a ...

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‘Venus de Vino’ Sculpture by Ian M. Ball, Australian/American Miami Artist

Standing 29.5 inches tall this sculpture of a female torso covered with slices of wine corks and with her head painted black and white make a fetching contemporary impression with a humorous yet fashionable note. The artist has inserted his title of the work as well as his name along ...

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