the slender rectangular console table with eglomise glass panels on top, apron and lower shelf all raised on fluted supports; with matching eglomise mirror; excellent vintage condition with overall even wear
a well-thought out composition as the table plain draws the viewer into the room of a seated woman with distant gaze dressed in a blue jacket; the table set with a bowl of fruit, a goblet and plant; all within a silver-leafed carved wooden frame with linen slip; excellent condition professionally cleaned and restored; unsigned; later frame
with quick spontaneous brushstrokes using nonrepresentational shapes in black, gray and white paints on a sepia ground; newly framed; Abstract Expressionism is a post–World War II American art movement, developed in New York in the 1940's. It was the first specifically American movement to achieve international influence and put New York City at the center of the western art world, a role formerly filled by Paris.
original palette knife impasto oil painting depicting a hanging branch reflecting in the water below; in soft colors of blues and greens; good vintage condition; signed by Australian artist verso "Peter Raynor 1972"
the graceful sailing ship with gaff rigging on a blustery aquamarine sea surrounded by other vessels including an early double-paddled steam ship; professionally restored; overall crackling; canvas laid on board. Dated 1835