the tall vessel decorated overall with relief decoration depicting birds standing and perched in a water setting amid cattails, water plants and foliate branches; signed 'France' to underside with impressed maker's mark 'St. Andre, Nice'; minor chipping along base; with some professional repairs
Each with sloping in-curved crest rail over vertical spiral-carved stiles; joining a U-shaped tight seat above a reeded apron all raised on cabriole supports joined by a carved X-form stretcher; professionally restored with warm patina and new leather upholstery
of heavy solid mahogany construction with in-curved arching back sloping down to a tight seat all raised on splayed supports ending in brass casters; excellent condition professionally refinished and reupholstered in tan leather
Attributed to Samson, Paris; each trumpet form vase with bulbous mid-section adorned overall with graceful meandering floral vines; now mounted as lamps on giltwood bases; small areas professionally restored; rewired
these unique carvings are from a Churulan Vallam, a traditional narrow boat used in the famous snake boat races of Kerala, South India and powered by approximately 45 people; the prow is carved as a "churul" meaning a ring out of local aini wood and adorned with incised carvings and inset metal embellishments; some missing metal elements with overall wear and abrasions
each with shaped top above a bombé-form body fitted with 3 drawers all raised on cabriole supports; beauitful rich patina; refinished surface; paper lining to drawers Carved accents on base. Measuring: 24 1/4" x 12 1/2" x 27"
each hand painted ginger jar with domed lid above a bulbous tapering body raised on a stained wooden base; painted with various figures in a landscape setting divided by cloud scroll perimeter bands; craquelure to glaze; good antique condition; now mounted as lamps; rewired
of well-figured walnut veneer, the bowfront top above a conforming case fitted with 3 drawers and a brushing slide all over a scalloped apron and bracket feet; good antique condition; professionally refinished with small areas of replaced veneer