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Wilhelm (German, 19th century)
The Vase Painter
Watercolor on paper, signed lower right and dated: “(18)97”.
Sight size: 14.5” x 10.5”
This lovely watercolor after the work by Paul Thumann (German 1834-1908) known as Kunst Bringst Gunst (Art Wins Heart) depicts a Greek artisan painting a figure on a hydria vase as an admiring companion looks on from the threshold of an open doorway. Thumann’s work was popularly copied a...
Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1133267 (stock #10179)
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Pierre Eugène Emile Hébert (French, 1828-1893)
Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy
Bronze with golden patina on black slate base
Statue Size: 17” x 13.5”
Melpomene was one of the nine Muses. She was originally the goddess of song and her name derived from the Greek meaning “to celebrate with dance and song”. In classical times when the Muses were assigned specific associations with the arts, ...
English School, Mid 19th Century
Cavalier and Serving Maid
Oil on canvas laid down to panel
Painting Size: 10” x 8”
22" high, 17" diameter. Possibly Mott, NY.
British School, late 19th Century
No Picking the Flowers!
Watercolor on Paper, unsigned.
Sight Size:19.5" x 13.75"
Approx. 28" high. IN three parts.
Howard Helmick (American, 1845-1907)
Two Young Ladies
Charcoal on paper, signed lower right.
Sight Size: 16” x 20”
Helmick was a painter, etcher and teacher, born in Zanesville, Ohio in 1845. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts under Peter Rothermel. He travelled to Paris in 1854 where he studied and exhibited at the Paris Salon. He then lived in London from 1872 to 1887 where he became a member of the Royal Society of Painters and Etchers...
John N. Hess (American, 19th Century)
Head of a Percheron
Oil on artist board, signed “J. N. Hess” and dated “(18)87” lower right.
Painting Size: 12.25” x 10.25”
John N. Hess was active in Pennsylvania and exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art in 1882. He is known for his paintings of farmyard scenes as well as for western scenes with cowboys and longhorns.
Emma Lampert Cooper (American, 1860-1920)
Watercolor on paper, signed and located lower left.
In original gold leaf frame within a “shadowbox”.
Sight Size: 13” x 9.5”
Cooper (née Lampert) exhibited under her maiden name until 1897 when she married fellow artist Colin Campbell Cooper. Known primarily as a watercolorist, her subjects included still lifes and scenes from her world travels which were extensive ...
English School, Circa 1840-60
A Country Maid in a Landscape
Oil on Canvas, signed indistinctly lower right.
Painting: 24" x 18.5"
East Dennis Antiques
An elegant and very competitively priced English Tea Caddy of Tortoise Shell and inlaid Mother-of-Pearl on compressed wooden ball feet, with Tortoise Shell interior lids, Ivory knobs and Ivory interior trimming,and with an original lock, it makes a suitable keeping place for what was a very precious commodity in the 18th and 19th centuries. It is in excellent original condition, circa 1850, 5" H. x 8-1/4" x 5-1/4". We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY ...
Fine Antique Five Light Bronze Figural Candelabrum, having a circular marble base with applied grapeleaf decoration, and a standing classical figure supporting five scrolled candlearms. Probably French, Circa 1870. (Repair and chips to base)
Height: 30.5” to
top of finial
Candelabrum such as this with a large marble base were oftentimes used with a tall wooden torchere which would raise the candles above eye-level and throw a more even lig...
C. Henshaw (British, 19th C)
Oil on canvas, laid down. Signed. Circa 1840
This composition is based on a sculpture of a boy and girl with their cat which was reproduced in parianware by Copeland (see enlargement #6). The title comes from a reference by the poet James Hoag to one of Robert Burns' dogs: "The Ettrick Shepherd, a judge of collies, says that Luath is true to the life, and that many a hundred times he has seen the dogs bark for very joy, when the ...
English School, late 19th century
Still Life with Apples and Canister
Watercolor on paper
Painting Size: 10” x 14”
Creek at Dusk
Swiss or German School, Circa 1850-70
Oil on Tin
Painting: 15.25" x 12.25"
East Dennis Antiques
A kerosene lamp converted to electricity that can be returned to use as a kerosene lamp as it has not been permanently altered, with a clear pressed glass font with "thumb print" pattern and with a brass connector to a white pressed glass base known as No. 40, see (A Guide to Sandwich Glass: Kerosene Lamps and Accessories---Schiffer Publ.) This is a classic example of a Sandwich Glass lamp, circa 1860-1880, 4" square base, 4-1/4" diameter font, 22" H. overall, in excellent condition, it can be ...
East Dennis Antiques
A classic Sandwich Glass kerosene lamp with pressed clear glass font the hobnail and horseshoe pattern, on a white pressed glass base in the "Baroque" pattern, circa 1860-1880, ( see: A Guide to Sandwich Glass: Kerosene Lamps and Accessories---Schiffer Publ.), electrified and can be returned to kerosene use as it has not been permanently modified, in excellent condition, 4" sq. base, 4-1/2" dia. font, 21-1/2" H. Can be paired with a very similar lamp in our inventory, # 412400TS. We accept time ...
American School, Late 19th Century
Young Woman With a Letter in an Interior
Oil on canvas, monogrammed lower right
Painting Size: 20.25” x 13.75”