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A Whimsical French 1950's Cast Bronze Circus Ring
4851
1950's or earlier

"Under the Big Top" this very charming sculpture depicting a dynamic circus ring complete with trapeze artist, tightrope walker, trained seal, acrobats, Pierrot-dressed clowns and horses all under the leadership of the ringmaster who looks out to the audience; with two tall tent poles attached with guide wires; overall even wear and patina to surface

Height: 
19.5"
Diameter: 
13.75"
$2,850
Available
A Whimsical French 1950's Cast Bronze Circus Ring
4851
1950's or earlier

this very charming sculpture depicting a dymanic circus ring complete with trapeze artist, tightrope walker, trained seal, acrobats, Pierrot-dressed clowns and horses all under the leadership of the ringmaster who looks out to the audience; two tall tent poles attached with guide wires; overall even wear and patina to surface

Height: 
19.5"
Diameter: 
13.75"
$2,850
Available
San Francisco Panama Pacific Exposition of 1915 Souvenir Banner with Opening Day Button
4777
1915

the black banner with embroidered decals of the Palace of Varied Industries, flowers, and a seal; along with the opening day ribbon with button and pin;  good antique condition with minor wear to the edges; repair to ribbon;

The Panama–Pacific International Exposition was a world's fair held in San Francisco, California, from February 20 to December 4, 1915 to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal, but was widely seen as a way to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake

Height: 
19"
Width: 
39"
Depth: 
1"
$2,850
Available
victorian black-lacquered stationary box with expressive hand-painted basset hound
4759
late 19th century

black lacquer over a hand-made wooden box; the hinged lid adorned with a well-delineated and expressive basset hound face; the interior with removable slats and a small stamp box with carved mother-of-pearl pull; some discoloration to moire silk lining; good antique condition with overall even wear and fine craquelure

 

 

Height: 
4"
Width: 
7.5"
Depth: 
4.5"
$1,500
Sold
a finely rendered pair of english victorian brass ornamental signal cannons on cast iron carriages
4753
1900

each with solid brass tilting barrel resting on a heavy-weight carriage with working wheels; finely and realistically decorated; excellent antique condition with overall even wear and patination

Height: 
8"
Width: 
17 1/4"
Depth: 
5 1/2"
$2,650
Available
 large-scaled and expressive carved marble figure of a seated red panda bear with its distinctive puffy tail
4710
1960's

the firmly seated bear with direct gaze resting on a square base; overall even wear; excellent vintage condition; the red panda is considered to be a "good luck charm" and bring good fortune to newlyweds.  

Height: 
18"
Width: 
12"
Depth: 
11"
$1,950
Sold
a richly-patinated english rosewood treenware bowl with inlaid star motif
3665
1950's

the well-figured rosewood bowl centering a 5-point inlaid star; raised on three spheroid feet; with minor wear.

Height: 
4 1/8"
Diameter: 
8 7/8"
$1,375
Available
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