Tuscan 17th Century Renaissance Commode

A Good and rustic Italian 17th century walnut commode, The characteristic features of the cabinets a bambocci are the carved small, chubby child-figures. In the history of furniture-design these cabinets appear unique in their decoration through their shape and design stiles and carved heads serving as handles.Bologna circa 1670

Width: 55 inches
Depth; 27 1/4 inches
Height; 38 inches


Early 18th century cassone

A Good Italian walnut and burr walnut veneer early 18th century cassone in original condition. Circa 1720

Width: 61 ins.
Depth: 20 ins.
Height: 24 ins.


Inlaid German 18th century commode

A Fine German Walnut Serpentine and Inlaid Diminutive commode in original condition and lovely patination.
Circa 1750.

23 inches wide;
12 1/2 inches deep;
17 1/2 inches high


Italian Neoclassical Writing Desk

A Fine quality walnut Italian inlaid writing table circa 1800. Southern Italian,Naples.

Height: 33 inches
Width: 50 inches
Depth: 28 inches


Two Jacob Petit Paris Porcelain Figural "Nodder" Groups

mid-19th century, each group modeled as a wizard and his companion, all dressed in elaborate polychrome garb, the wizards with pointed hats and shoes, each signed "J.P." in underglaze blue.

h. 13" to 14-1/2",
w. 6-1/2" to 7",
d. 3" to 3-1/2"


A Fine Irish Mahogany George II Period

A Fine Irish Mahogany Table with later marble top George II Period Circa 1740. Please see Canadian appraisal made around the 1980's.
For further detailed images please contact me.

Height 35 ins.
Width 56 ins.
Depth 35 ins.

Price Upon Request

Spanish 17th century table

A good Spanish 17th century walnut and chestnut lyre support table with 3 carved drawers below a single plank of chestnut top. Circa 1650

Height 32"
Width 86"
Depth 31"


Brussels Tapestry 18th Century

A Fine weave early 18th century Brussels tapestry with vibrant colours.

Height 5'6''
Width 5'2"


Pietra Dura table top

Italian pietra dura marble table top with various specimen inlaid marbles, on an ebonized base. Italian mid to late 19th century

Height 28"
Diameter 27"


Northern Italian Neoclassic Commode

A Fine Quality Genoese Walnut and ebonised wood secretaire commode on square tapering feet. Circa 1795. Invery good condition.

Width. 49 in;
Height. 38 in;
Depth. 23 in;


Set of 8 Spanish Colonial Chairs

A highly decorative set of 8 possibly Peruvian chairs comprising of 6 side chairs and 2 larger chairs all with matching rustic paint. The 2 larger chairs with carved and parcel gilt toprails. Circa mid 1900's.
Provenance: Reputedly given by Liberace to his manager


Spanish Baroque Frame

Spanish Baroque walnut carved black and parcel gilt frame, now with reinforced walnut back, but retaining original front. Circa 1650. Very good condition.

52.5 x 63 inches exterior

45.25 x 55.5 inches interior


Flemish Verdure Tapestry

A Good Flemish Verdure tapestry, late 17th early 18th century.

Width: 132 inches
Height: 113 inches


Italian late 17th early 18th century commode

A good Italian walnut and marquetry commode with a secretaire drawer.

Width: 55.5 inches
Depth: 24.5 inches
Height: 42 inches


A Fine Pair of Side Cabinets

A Fine Pair of Walnut and ebonized bombé side cabinets in the Baroque style typical design of the Northern italian Lombard region. Early 20th century with earlier elemnts.

Width; 23 ins.
Depth: 16 ins.
Height: 39 ins.

$5,500 pair

Italian 17th century credenza

A good Italian 17th century walnut credenza (cabinet) of manageable size, probably Bologna.

Width: 36 ins.
Height: 33.5 ins.
Depth: 20 ins.


Italian Walnut and Parcel Gilt Mirror

An Italian Walnut 16th Century Mannerist style walnut and parcel gilt frame now as a mirror, mid 19th century. Circa 1850.
The exceptional quality and scale of this mirror indicates a possible northern Italian origin. Models for frames in the Mannerist style may be seen in Sabatelli, F., La cornice italiana Dal Rinascimento al Neoclassico, Electa, 2004.

Height: 48.5 ins.
Width: 36 ins.


Flemish 17th Century Cabinet

An Fine and unusual inlaid Flemish Oak cabinet with central drawer and a pair of cabinet doors.The bone inlaid doors with starburst decoration, centered by stylized petal.The central drawer with optical illusion of an entry way. Circa 1650.

Height: 40 ins.
Width: 40 ins.
Depth: 21 ins.


Italian 18th Century Painting Attrib. Cignaroli

Italian early 18th Century Oil on Canvas painting. Attributed to Vittorio Amedeo Cignaroli (Turin, Italy 1730-1800) . Circa 1760.
H:47” W:40” overall
H:38” W:31” sight

H:47” overall
W:40” overall
H:38” sight
W:31” sight


A Rare Veronese 18th Century Shaped Olive Wood Commode

A rare and very unusual Italian mid 18th century olivewood and walnut Venetian commode with highly exaggerated serpentine front and sides. Verona. Circa 1750

Height: 30.5 in.
Width: 51 in.
Depth: 29 in.


Italian 18th Century Baroque Secretary

A fine north Italian Baroque 18th century olive wood and ebonized secretary bookcase with serpentine front to the secretary base, ebonized highlights and Baroque cornice. There is a secret drawer below the fitted fall front, and a most unusual pair of secret drawers to each side of the fall front. The locking mechanism consists of a rare metal rod concealed inside the secret compartment which reaches and locks all the bottom drawers, Lombard region, circa 1750.

Height: 96 ins.
Width: 45 Ins.
Depth: 21.5 ins.


Italian 18th Century Painting

Italian 18th century Roman Landscape with Figures oil on canvas unsigned: Manner of Jan Frans van Bloemen, called "Orizzonte" (Antwerp 1662- Rome 1749)
Provenance: Estate of Thomas Livingston (Oakland California)

With Frame:
Height: 24.75 ins.
Width:30.25 ins.
Height: 19.25 ins.
Width: 25.25 ins.

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Elisabetta Marchioni Still Life

A fine 17th century Venetian still life painting of an abundance flowers and caterpillars. Bottom right side detail showing a typical plant Marchioni used in some of her still life paintings. For two examples, see "La Natura Morta in Italia" pages 330-331 in B&W and color plate 386. Marchioni worked in the mid 17th century in Rovigo (Veneto Region).

Height: 24.5 in
Width: 32 in.

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Harry Lachman Oil on Canvas

Harry B. Lachman was born in La Salle, IL in 1886. Travelled to Paris in 1911 was exhibited in the Salon in Paris until he returned to the States in 1933. He was a highly respected post impressionist painter, and for a time lived in Moret-sur Loing, where this painting shows the L'Eglise de Notre Dame de Moret-sur-Loing. In France he was awarded the Legion d'Honneur.
He moved to Hollywood, where he became a set decorator for the movie industry. He later became a prolific director in movie industry and bought a large mansion in Beverly Hills.
This painting was exhibited and sold at the Dalzell Hatfield gallery at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles (est. 1925-1963).

Height: 24 "
Width: 18"
with frame: H: 31.5" x 25"


Girl Wearing Turban

Charming Portrait of a Girl Wearing a Turban holding a Dove. Late 19th Century

Height: 15 in. (sight)
Width: 11.5 in. (sight)
Height: 21 in. (with frame)
Width: 18 in. (with frame)


Pair of Italian Early 18th Century Baroque Candlesticks

A fine pair of Italian early 18th century Baroque silver gilt (mecca) candlesticks probably ecumenical with the rear sides gessoed and unfinished. The pair in original in restored condition. Probably Naples circa 1770.

Height: 34 ins.
Diameter: 11 ins.
Triangular base

$3,500 pair

A Fine Pair of Venetian 18th Cent. Armchairs

The carved and gilt wood armchairs with inverted bellflower carvings to the knees, shaped stretchers and curved arms, circa 1750.

Ht: 40 ins.
Width: 24 ins.
Depth: 20 ins.


Dutch Copper Jardiniere

An 18th Century Dutch copper vase, jardiniere with wonderful patina, circa 1770

Height: 10 in.
Diameter: 16 in.


Watercolor by Luigi Bazzani (1836-1927)

Watercolor signed and dated Luigi Bazzani Roma 1883. An interior of a Pompeiian house with columns frescoes and a marble table. The Los Angeles Museum publication of the Pompeii exhibition entitled "Pompeii and the Roman Villa" has a painting by the same artist illustrated as in the Dahesh Museum of Art.

With frame: Ht: 31 Ins. x Width: 25 ins.
Without frame (sight): Ht: 23.5 ins. x 17.5 ins.

Price on request

Italian 17th Century Still Life Painting

Oil on canvas painting attributed to Gian Domenico Valentino ( 1661-1681) depicting an interior kitchen scene in his typical style showing kitchen wares strewn around the foreground and highlighted.

Height: 13 in.
Width: 16 in.

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Italian 18th Century silk and silver thread wall hanging

An Fine Italian late 18th century silk and silver thread hanging decorated with Italianate vase in metallic thread overflowing with flowers on silk background with later border. Circa 1760.

Height: 58 in.
Width: 53 in.


English William IV Early 19th Century Crystal Chandelier

A fine English William IV period crystal and cut glass neoclassic chandelier possibly by F & C Osler, with inverted bell flower hangings below a highly decorative and tiered 4-arms. Converted from gas, the original gas pipes still intact. Circa 1840

Height: 64 in.
Diameter: 36 in.


A Highly Unusual Pair of Biedermeier Armchairs

A highly unusual pair of Biedermeier period walnut armchairs simulating bamboo with scroll arms. Northern European c. 1840.Possibly Austrian.

Height: 40 in.
Width: 27 in.
Depth: 24


A Rare Grand Tour Marble Tazza Circa 1820

A rare neoclassic Grand Tour carved Siena marble carved tazza resting on an acanthus leaf central support flanked by three lion monopeadia raised on marmo rosso antic base.See Thomas Hope designs using similar lion monopedia on furniture.

Height: 10 in.
Diameter: 6 in.


A Rare 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Guitar Case

A fine and unusual laca povera Northern Italian neoclassic guitar case late 18th century. The decoupage applied to a wood case. Provenance Dorothy Chandler Estate. Circa 1770

Height: 35 in.
Width: 11.75 in
Depth: 5 in.


A Rare Scagliola Tea Caddy in the Form of a Sarcophagus

A rare Italian early 19th century tea caddy in the form of a sarcophagus the front inlaid in faux marble design and the top in a renaissance motif. The designs resembling Renaissance pieta dura elements in Southern Italian churches. Possibly Naples, circa 1820.

Width: 12 inches
Depth: 8 inches
Height: 6.5 inches


The Death of Cleopatra

A very fine quality miniature painting of Cleopatra, depicting her holding an asp with which she commited suicide. In period ebonized frame. Some modern historians believe that Cleopatra was in fact poisoned. Circa 1770.

Height: 6 in.
Width: 5 in.


French 17/18th Century Painting On Vellum

Allegorical gouache and watercolor. Amorous scene of a couple cavorting in the forest with a white horse looking on and a pair of putti onlookers.

Height: 8 in.
Width: 6 in.
Without frame


A Good set of 4 Italian Watercolors

Each one of the 4 watercolors depicts famous sites in Italy. One depicts a cavern near Naples, one Loro Cuiffenna in Tuscany, one is the Roman Aqueduct and the fourth is Constantine"s Arch. All are late 18th century. Joseph Wright of Derby (1734-1797) painted an oil on canvas of just such a cavern, exhibited at Yale University British Art Museum, collection of Paul Mellon.

Height: 18 in.
Width: 24 in.


A Rare Pair of Italian

A Rare pair of Italian "dressed" paintings in watercolor and cloth, depicting an itinerant musician and a peasant in a landscape. Circa 1830.

Height: 13 in.
Width: 10 in.


Fine Quality French 18th century Miniature

A super quality French late 18th century Louis XVI period oval miniature portrait of a lady with a paper label referring to Comte D’Artois. Artist unknown. Circa 1770.

Height: 5 in.
Width: 4 in.


A Pair Of Italian Pietra Dura Plaques

A fine and rare pair of early Italian 18th century pietra dura plaques depicting typical Tuscan farmhouses set in a naturalistic country setting, the trees are naturally occurring elements in the marble and are called dendrites. Circa 1780

Height: 5 in.
Width: 7 in.


French Limoges Tazza 19th century

A fine French 19th century Limoges tazza or small platter in painted enamel depicting Diane de Poitiers, (1499-1566), the mistress of Henry II of France, on baluster and decorated stem and base. Painted in the 16th century manner. Circa 1870. After a portrait by Francois Clouet (1510-1572).

Height: 6 in.
Diameter: 7.5 in.


Italian 18th Century Allegorical Carrara Marble Panel

A fine Italian 18th century carved Carrara marble panel depicting putti surrounded by various allegorical objects and gifts signifying abundance. In period ebonized frame. Circa 1740.

Height: 8 in.
Width: 20 in.
Depth: 1.5 in.