Hispano-Moresque Vase

A rare 17th Century Hispano-Moresque vase depicting a stylized bird at the centre of bowl and to the circumference.With old repair to a hairline crack and chips to rim. Circa 1640 or earlier.

Diameter 10.5 ins. (26.5 cms.)
Height 7 ins. (18 cms.)

$2400

Spanish 17th/18th Century Cabinet

A Rare Walnut and various exotic woods Spanish Vargueno or Escritoire 17th/18th century. Lower cabinet consisting of three graduating drawers. Geometrically inlaid slant-front panel, opening to reveal various shaped shelves, two secret compartments and one sliding platform opening from behind. Revealing two large shelves and the top terminating by a stepped cornice. Circa 1700.

Height: 68 ins. (172.7 cms.)
Width: 46 ins. (116.8 cms.)
Depth: 16 ins. (40.6 cms.)

$12,500

Italian Neoclassic Commode C. 1790

Northern Italian Tulipwood and walnut parquetry marble top commode in the neoclassic taste with the top drawer opening to form a desk. Genoa.

height 38in (96.5cm);
width 49 1/2in (126cm);
depth 23in (58.5cm)

$7,900

Italian 18th Century Olivewood Secretary Bookcase

Northern Italy, Lombard region, with olive wood and walnut veneer.The upper section with a pair of mirrored doors enclosing three shelves above a slant front opening to six drawers over a well.
First half of the 18th century circa 1740


height 97in (246.5cm);
width 47in (119.5cm);
depth 21 1/2in (54.5cm)

$16,000

Italian late 17th commode

A good Italian walnut and marquetry commode with a secretaire drawer revealing 3 inlaid drawers. The drawers all inlaid with figures, animals and hunting scenes. Circa 1700.

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

$12,500

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.

$12,000

Carrara Marble Corbels 16th Century

A rare pair of Italian carved Carrara marble corbels in the form of "grotesque" griffins, in the Mannerist style. Florence circa 1560.

height 11 1/2in (29cm);
width 7in (17.5cm);
depth 11 1/4in (28.5cm)


$3,800

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.

$24,000

Italian Carved Walnut Mirror 19th century

In the renaissance style, typical 16th/17th century manner in carved and parcel gilt walnut. Circa 1870

height 48in (122cm);
width 36in (91.5cm)

$4,800

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.

$5,750

German Walnut corner Cupboard

Diminutive 18th century inlaid walnut corner cupboard in 2 parts, the top with mirrored door opening to a shelf, the base to 2 shelves. Circa 1770.

height 76in (193cm);
width 27 1/2in (70cm);
depth 16in (40.5cm)

$2,800

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"

$12,500

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 25 ins.

Price Upon Request

A Set of 4 Windsor Armchairs

A good set of 4 ash and elm high back English Windsor armchairs 19th century, circa 1880



$1,750 set of 4

By George Cattermole, R.W.S. (British, 1800-1868)

The Escape Of Montrose, Watercolor On Paper.
James Graham, Marquess of Montrose, soldier, poet and one of the most romantic figures in British history, led a campaign of dashing brilliance as Royalist captain general in Scotland against the Covenanters and his bitter personal enemy, the Marquess of Argyll, in the summer of 1645. On his return his army defeated he was executed in 1650.
Signed




Height;12 3/4
Width: 18 1/4in (32.5 X 46cm)

$1,200



An Italian Silk And Metalwork Embroidered Panel, 17th/18th Century circa 1700.

Height: 53 ins (135 cms.)
Width: 48 ins. (122 ums.)

$3,750

A Pair of Italian 19th century paintings

Italian School 19th Century, a pair of Peasant Couples , Gouache On Paper, 10 1/4 X 7 3/4in (26 X 19.5cm)

height:10 1/4 (26 cms.)
Wide: 7 3/4in (19.5 cms.)

$875

French Limoges Tazza

A Good French Limoges enameled Tazza centered by a portrait of Diane de Poitiers (1500-1566) after Francois Clouet. Diane de Poitiers was a French noblewoman and prominent courtier. She wielded much power and influence as King Henry II's royal mistress and adviser until his death. Her position increased her wealth and family's status. She was a major patron of French Renaissance architecture. Tazza circa 1870.

Height: 6 ins. (15 ums)
Diameter 7 1/4 ins. (18 ums.)

$1,200

Italian Renaissance Wax Plaquette

An Italian late Renaissance or Mannerist period Wax Plaquette Of Christ Breaking Bread At Emmaus, Probably by Guglielmo Della Porta (1500-1577). Circa 1570



Height 10 ins. (25.5 ums.)
Width: 6 1/2ins. (16.5cm)

$1,200

Italian 19th Century Portrait

Italian Oval Oil on Canvas painting of a woman wearing a turban and holding a dove.

Height: 16 ins. (40.5cms.)
Width:12 3/4ins. (32cm)

$1,100

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

$3,200

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"


$2,500

Brussels Tapestry 18th Century

A Fine weave early 18th century Brussels tapestry with vibrant colours. Circa 1770

Height 5'6''
Width 5'2"

$7,600

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



$6,000

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

$4,500

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.

$9,800

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

$25,000

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.
Sight:
Height: 19.25 ins.
Width: 25.25 ins.

Request Price

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.

Request Price

Dutch Copper Jardiniere

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

Height: 10 in.
Diameter: 16 in.

$850

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

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

$7,500

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.

$7,500

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.

$6,500

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

$4,500

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.

$3,800

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

$4,500

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.

$6,500

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.

$1,800

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.

$950

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.

$3,500

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.

$5,800