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Exquisite Carved Alabaster Horse On Stand, Rajasthan, Circa 1720
4946
Circa 1720

Originally this piece would have been elaborately painted. It was recovered from a sunken ship after approximately 200 years on the sea floor. The result is this wonderful carving with only hints of the original paint having been washed and softened by the sea; overall even wear; some chipping; small areas of pigment; now on a later stand

 

Height: 
25"
Width: 
29"
Depth: 
11"
$7,500
Available
A Well-executed French Bronze Figure of a Male Nude Athlete
4886
late 19th Century

the muscular kneeling figure with arm outstretched; the whole resting on a shaped marble plinth; nice warm patina; some wear to marble

Height: 
17.75"
Width: 
14.25"
Depth: 
5.5"
$2,850
Available
Large French Louis XVI Style Bronze Doré 4-light Lantern with applied Porcelain Flowers
4785
circa 1900

with arching openwork top above a square-form body tapering to a foliate pendant knob; decorated overall with later porcelain flower heads which can be easily removed; good antique condition; rewired with 4 standard sockets; later solid brass bobeches

Width: 
18"
Depth: 
18"
Drop: 
48"
$8,400
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
2704
1960's

the lively capital with outscrolled acanthus leaves all resting on a separate wooden base; excellent condition with later base

Height: 
18"
Width: 
16"
Depth: 
16"
$2,200
Available
well-carved italian neoclassical corinthian capital with faux marble top; ex-collection Tony Duquette
60420
circa 1860

The exuberantly carved Corinthian capital with faux marble top; would make a great side table with a piece of glass or as is; good solid condition with overall wear; remnants of label from Tony Duquette Collections sale, Christie's Auction House, Los Angeles, 2001, image can be seen in the book "Tony Duquette" by Wendy Goodman and Hutton Wilkinson, pg. 216

Height: 
18 1/2"
Width: 
22"
Depth: 
22"
$8,200
Available
handsome pair of american neoclassical style iron painted campagna urns on stands
60396
1960's

each urn with egg-and-dart rim above a waisted neck over a lobed body raised on a splayed base; the urn resting on a separate graduated square plinth; good condition with nice weathered patina

Height: 
31" (overall)
Diameter: 
19"
$3,125
Available
a sleek hollywood regency carved carrara marble columnar lamp by Marbro Lamp, CO., Los Angeles
4423
mid-century

the turned column-form lamp of nicely figured Carrara marble raised on a stepped base with brass detailing; minor overall wear; rewired

Height: 
22" (top of marble) 33" (top of shade)
Width: 
8" (base)
Depth: 
8" (base)
$1,650
Available
a boldly-scaled pair of american classical revival verdigris copper architectural brackets; labeled 'perrit iron & roofing co. pittsburgh'
2931
circa 1880

each large scaled triangular element of scrolling anthemions composed of a well-patinated verdigris copper; some repaired seams and indentations; with later shelves to top.

Height: 
22"
Width: 
30"
Depth: 
15"
$3,625
Available
a well-executed set of 4 hand-colored copper engravings of attic red classical urns
2304
circa 1770

each depicting an etruscan urn with detail images and inscriptions written below; from the book 'Picturae Etruscorum in Vasculis' by Giovanni Battista Passeri; later French mattes and giltwood frames; excellent condition.

Height: 
22 1/2" x 18"
$3,750
Available

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