with a large foliate spray crest above an openwork frame consisting of floral and foliate vines, C-scrolls and acanthus leaves; shipping import label on reverse for Antonio's Antiques, San Francisco; good antique condition with overall even rubbing; later mirror plate
with lively interlacing foliate crest above a rectangular-form frame adorned with rocaille carving at the shoulder above meandering foliate vines; good antique condition with overall even rubbing to gilding; age to original mirror plate
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
super good quality with elegant shape and small size, the serpentine parquetry top above a bombé body fitted with 2 oak-lined drawers all raised on splayed legs ending in hoof feet; maker's label 'Auffray & Co. NYC" Auffray's & Co. originated in France in the early 1800's. It established a NYC workroom and showroom on 3rd Avenue in 1941. It later spent 40 years on 56th Street and now resides 200 Lexington Avenue in the Design Building. Auffray produced superb quality French reproduction furniture for high-end department stores such as Gimbels and B.
the well-carved reticulated frame with exuberant floral basket crest; the openwork frame with mirrored reserves adorned with lively c-scrolls, rocaille and meandering foliate vines; overall excellent antique condition with even wear and patina to giltwood surface; later mirror plate
with original thickly cut, serpentine-form marble top above a conforming console of finely carved floral bouquets and acanthus leaves; excellent antique condition with overall even wear to gilded surface and marble top