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 Henry Pruett Share (American, 1853-1905) etching of a wintry pastoral scene of a shepherd and flock; signed "R. LeGrande Johnston" (1850-1918)
50099
dated 1887

this peaceful pastoral scene at dusk of a shepherd and his sheepdog returning their flock to the stable; Reuben LeGrande Johnston (1850-1918), was born in Alexandria, Virginia. Best known for his landscapes with animals, he was well-traveled, visiting France, Spain, England, Tangiers and Morocco. He also traveled to the American west, notably Cheyenne, Wyoming. He was a member of the Society of Washington (DC) Artists, where he exhibited, in addition to the National Academy of Design; some discoloration to paper; newly matted and framed

Height: 
23 3/4"
Width: 
21"
Depth: 
1"
$1,550
Available
rare and good quality pair of Lampe à Modérateur, Paris louis philippe  bronze oil lamps now electrified
4640
circa 1840

each with flared neck above a fluted cylindrical body adorned with finely detailed gilt-bronze grapevine swags; all raised on a giltwood base; stamped "Lampe A Moderateur Par Brevet D'Invention Et De Perfectionement"; excellent antique condition; rewired

Height: 
15" (top of lamp) 26" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
7"
$4,450
Sold
a shapely italian rococo style carved giltwood mirror with openwork rocaille crest
4678
circa 1900 or earlier

with exuberant rocaille crest flanked by foliate scrolls at the corners; with rocaille carving at the base; good antique condition with overall even patination to gilding

Height: 
39"
Width: 
21"
$2,850
Available
a finely rendered english victorian brass ornamental cannon on cast iron carriage
4688
circa 1880

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: 
18"
Depth: 
5 1/4"
$1,675
Available
rare and large-scaled italian terra cotta glazed stamnos vase/jar by listed ceramicist Giovanni Mollica, c. 1850
4691
circa 1850

signed on bottom 'Giovanni Mollica'; in 1842, Giovanni founded his ceramic workshop in Naples, Italy. His sons Ciro, Achille and Alexander took over the family business,  continuing it until the end of the 19th century; excellent condition with only minor overall wear to surface; a truly spectacular piece

 

Height: 
17 1/2"
Width: 
18"
Depth: 
15"
$5,650
Available
an exquisite and large-scaled pair of italian neoclassical carved walnut upholstered arm chairs
60462
early 19th century

each rectangular carved framed backrest with padded oval insert joining curved arms flanking a tight seat; all raised on graceful tapering supports; excellent restored condition with fortuny upholstery

Height: 
41"
Seat height: 
20 1/2"
Width: 
25 3/4"
Depth: 
21"
$26,000
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a charming english regency japanned square-form tea caddy
60467
circa 1810

the square tea caddy with foil-lined interior; the exterior decorated with delightful gilt-lacquer chinoiserie scenes; minor overall wear; excellent antique condition 

Height: 
4 3/4"
Width: 
4 1/2"
Depth: 
4 1/2"
$2,750
Available
a handsome english george III style oval inlaid tray on stand
4558
late 19th century

the large mahogany oval tray centering am impressive satinwood shell motif surrounded by rosewood banding; raised on a later stand; excellent restored condition

Height: 
20"
Width: 
24 1/2"
Depth: 
18 3/4"
$2,850
Available
4633
19th century

of impressive size, the lidded ginger jar with domed lid and tapering lobed body with underglaze blue decoration of vibrant flower heads with lappet collar and base; raised on a faux painted blue and white base; excellent condition; rewired

Height: 
22" (top of porcelain) 34" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
9"
$1,850
Sold
 elegant pair of french neoclassical style double-handled spelter-metal urns
4562
circa 1880

each gracefully-shaped urn reminiscent of classical antiquity with graceful neck above a tapering body flanked by mask handles; all over a wooden base; good antique condition with overall patination; one base with minor fracture 

Height: 
11"
Diameter: 
4 1/4"
$1,750
Available

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