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5289
circa 1750

The serpentine marble top above a conforming body having two drawers fitted with foliate bronze hardware all over a scalloped apron. adorned overall with floral and foliate inlaid olivewood reserves on a black walnut ground; good antique condition with small areas of replaced veneer; professionally refinished; some age and patina to later marble top

Height: 
36"
Width: 
55.5"
Depth: 
24.5"
$16,850
Available
Louis XV Three-drawer Black Walnut Bombe-form Chest
5161
circa 1750

the serpentine top above a bombe-form body fitted with three drawers adorned with bold bronze foliate mounts; all in a well-figured and richly patinated black walnut veneer; excellent antique condition with minor veneer replacements; later hardware

Height: 
33.5"
Width: 
48.5"
Depth: 
25.25"
$28,000
Available
English George II Walnut Single-drawer Lowboy
5268
mid-18th century

the rectangular quarter-veneered top with banding and molded edge over a burlwood frieze drawer above a scalloped apron; all raised on cabriole supports ending in pad feet; overall wear and patina; brasses replaced

Height: 
27"
Width: 
27.75"
Depth: 
20.5"
$5,250
Available
Italian Neoclassical Carved Fruitwood Armchair with Leather Seat
4864
circa 1800

the scrolled openwork back with craved green man mask flanked by lively floral and foliate scrollwork above a classical flaming urn flanked by serpent handles; good restored condition with re-glued and refinished frame; refreshed leather seat

Height: 
36"
Seat height: 
19" (arm height: 26")
Width: 
23"
Depth: 
20.5"
$4,850
Available
Rare Set of 16 18th Century Hand-colored Engravings by Famed Botanical Artist Elizabeth Blackwell
5142
dated 1754
Elizabeth Blackwell (Scottish 1707-1758) was the first British female botanical illustrator who also was the first woman to draw, etch and color her own engravings. Blackwell is notable for her publication "A Curious Herbal" in 1735 raising funds to free her husband from debtors prison; new giltwood frames, acid free matting and ebonized fillets (matt color does match); minor overall discoloration to paper with some creasing; PRICED INDIVIDUALLY
Height: 
22.75"
Width: 
18.75"
Depth: 
1"
$2,200
Available
Large Pair of Roman Rococo Carved Giltwood Putti Harvesting Grapes
60518
mid-18th Century

purchased in Rome in the 1980's, the well-carved chubby winged putti in opposing stances and poised on one foot over a rock-work base; depicting the grape harvest also known as the allegory of autumn (see detail image of Jean-Jacques Lagrenée's 'Putti Harvesting Grapes'); interior image courtesy 'Edward Lobrano Interior Design', NYC; excellent antique condition with overall rubbing to refreshed gilding

 

 

 

 

 

Height: 
37"
Width: 
26"
Depth: 
16"
$12,850
Available
Handsome Italian Baroque Ebonized 3-Drawer Chest
60520
18th Century

likely from the Lombardy region, the rectangular top with canted corners above a conforming body fitted with 3 paneled drawers flanked by canted pilasters and paneled sides; resting on a splayed base over bun feet; some wear to painted surface

Height: 
40"
Width: 
60"
Depth: 
28.5"
$15,900
Available
Pair Italian Baroque Polychrome Painted Credenzas
60516
18th Century

the rectangular top with shaped ends over a conforming case incorporating two long drawers and a pair of paneled doors; raised on rear bracket and front bun feet; the whole retaining original pale-sage painted decoration on an ochre painted ground; originally purchased from Therien & Co., San Francisco; solid condition; overall wear and patina to surface

Height: 
44"
Width: 
59.5"
Depth: 
17"
$24,800
Sold
Large Italian Baroque Silver-gilt Rectangular Mirror
60510
early 18th century

the later nine-section mirror plate secured by rosette clips with a bolection moulded frame; the heavily patinated gilt frame retaining traces of original silver gilding; originally purchased from Therien, San Francisco

Height: 
64"
Width: 
47"
Depth: 
4"
$10,800
Sold
4985
mid-18th century

fine example of a reverse-glass still life painting with lush floral stems over newly-sliced pomegranates, plump grapes, red cherries and pears with two small hidden birds; exposed section on back with script describing the gifting of the painting to William Schroeder from his Aunt Hickson in 1849. The painting was originally owned by Schroeder's grandfather (Hickson's father), German-born Valentine Schwarz and was described as Schwarz' 'favorite picture'; most-likely the painting was brought from Germany by Schwartz in the 18th century settling in Frederick Town, Maryland

Height: 
13.75"
Width: 
17.5"
Depth: 
1"
$3,450
Sold

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