A stunning venetian handblown Murano glass chandelier in a turquoise and gold Flecks that add a touch of sparkle to the layered glass, with six branches. Rewired to US standards. The height without chain is 34 and the diameter is 30 inches .
1950s gold-plated hand bracelet of prong-set amber crystals offering a single row of stones around the wrist w/ a triple-row clasp, a single row of stones to loop over a finger, and swiveling at the intersection of the two is a tiered tassel of stones. New Old Stock, never worn, original foil tag attached. Extremely rare design. Wrist, 7"L; finger loop, 5.5"L; tassels, 3"L x .75"W.
The People's Medical Instructor written especially for the home and family by Joseph Conwell, MD. Covers topics of health and illness as seen in the early 1900s. 645 pages. Vineland, New Jersey: The Hominis Book Company, 1915. Light cover wear, hinge wear.
Large standing natural amethyst bloom mound with very well-formed crystals in shades of purple, lavender, and white. Displays beautifully either vertically on its cut smooth surface or horizontally with the crystals upward.
1970s gold-plated ring presenting a prong-set emerald-cut aqua crystal surrounded by elaborate carvings. New Old Stock, never worn. Face of ring, .6" L x .75" W. Marked w/ multiple indecipherable characters. Size: 6.
A charming original poster celebrating pasta in the classic retro style that the artist Gerard Courbouleix Razzia is known for. A perfect focal point for the dining room of a true gourmand. Hand-signed "Razzia" in the lower left hand corner. An original color lithograph printed in France in 1986. The paper has been mounted onto an archival backing. Unframed.
A colorful abstract work on serigraph by Douglas Leichten, created in 1979. Pastels and autumnal tones come together, to create an exciting composition. Signed and numbered in pencil, edition size: 150, AP 30. Unframed.
Amazing studio-made casserole dish with a matching lid. Incredible artistry in the throwing and the blue and purple glazing. Signed on the bottom “Cholidakis.” Earthenware food safe and can be used in a preheated oven.
Handwoven Moroccan Berber wedding sham from the High Atlas Mountains. Features alternating stripes of wool fringe, ornate white bands, and intricate tattoo pattern. Striped back. Zipper closure. Sham only, insert not included. Minor wear.
Pair of early-19th-century painted metal standing urns filled with bouquets of stylized flowers. Most likely French or Italian, these “dummy” urns would be placed behind the buckets of fresh cut flowers to give the appearance of a fuller flower market stall. Hand-painted in a grisaille color scheme, one is a bit more detailed than the other. Soldered to stands, one is missing the added support bar, both stand well on their own. Light wear. No maker's mark.
Sienes Painting, From Its Origins to the Fifteenth Century by Bruce Cole. New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, 1980. Stated first edition hardcover w/ dust jacket. 243 pp. The history of painting in Siena from its beginnings of the 13th century to the 15th century. The Sienese style featured a highly decorative use of color, the construction of complex space and a particular emotional expression. Artist's include Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzietti and Ambrogio Lorenaetti.
Blanket made from 1980s one-of-a-kind textiles handwoven on Andean backstrap looms in the Peruvian Highlands. The detailed patterns are signature features of Peruvian handwoven textiles with embroidered edging and stitched together down the center. Due to the handmade nature of this blanket, there may be some irregularities in design or pigment. Minor wear.
Pair of Asian robed figural lamps, one male one female, in white and bright gold glaze with large pierced brass circular finials. Figures measure 14.5"H, to bottom of harp 15.5"H. Wired and working using standard 60W-max bulbs. Shades are not included. Minor loss of gold glaze and patina to brass fittings.
Antique English hand-colored lithograph of a wide variety of blossoms, circa 1850. Displayed in a white mat with a gold border and fits a standard-size frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authenticity included. Artwork, 5.25"L x 8.75"H; mat, 12"L x 16"H.
English hand-colored lithograph of a wide variety of blossoms, circa 1850. Displayed in a white mat with a gold border and fits a standard-size frame. Archival plastic sleeve and Certificate of Authenticity included. Artwork, 5.25"L x 8.75"H; mat, 12"L x 16"H.
Japanese hand-painted silver leaf four-panel screen depicting winter landscape with two cranes, circa 1930. Signed in Japanese: "fresh soul celebrate new year" and "on winter season in the year of kou-go." Kou-go is 1 of 60 combination of sexagenary cycle representing certain year; this kou-go is 1870 or 1930. Patina on brass hardware. Original frame. Hardware in between panels added later. Paper back. Inside panels, 17.5"W; outside panels, 18"W.
A set of four French barbotine majolica asparagus plates by Creil et Montereau, circa 1890. A beautiful iridescent teal blue glaze on fluted rims, with two raised asparagus spears, one bordering a deep sauce well.Book Reference – Pg. 119 of “Artichauts et Asperges en Barbotine” by Maryse Bottero. Light crazing as expected.Provenance: Vito Giallo Antiques, NYC