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Architectural : Pre 1700 item #908200 (stock #RMT-108)
17th-century Dutch (Delft) tile, tin glazed with painted decoration of ship in full sail
Frame size: 10.5" x 10.5"
Chippendale Cherry Dish Top Candlestand having a hinged round dished top on a turned vase shaped central column and raised on tripod cabriole legs terminating in snake feet. American, circa 1780. (one leg with old repair)
Antique American Mahogany Tilt-top Table, the single board round top supported on a pillar of tapering shaft, urn and rings; the legs with plain knees ending in simple pad feet; the lower edges of the pillar and knees attractively scalloped; the overall form typical of Massachusetts.
In the 18th Century, both here and in England, the centers of your public rooms were left empty when not in use (except for your "Turkey Rug"). All the furniture was lined up against the wall...
Figures in a Rural Landscape
European School, 18th century.
Graphite with ink wash on laid paper.
Sight size: 8.5” x 11”
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Antique George III Oval Tray in mahogany having a scalloped edge and staved sides with two brass bands, English, late18th/early 19th Century
21.5" x 13" x 3.5 tall
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"
Fine George III Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having circular dished top above a “birdcage” support (which allows for rotating the top) and a vasiform pillar supported by three cabriole legs with pad feet. English, circa 1760-80.
Fine 18th century French brass candlestick with ribbed baluster shaft and shaped circular base. Circa 1780, now wired for electricity.
Height (of stick): 11”
French School, Mid 18th Century
The Hurdy Gurdy Player
Oil on canvas
Painting Size: 12.25” x 10.5”
This charming moonlit scene with peasants around a campfire and its monochromatic harmony place it in a tradition of genre painting that goes all the way back to Brueghel. Stylistically it is reminiscent of the early work of Antoine Watteau when he chose as his subject the life of ordinary folk rather than the fêtes galant...
Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1255957 (stock #10552)
Embroidered Russian Chalice Cover in the form of a cross with foliate decoration of silver and gold thread on velvet. Probably 18th Century.
Provenance (according to note on backing paper): Marjorie Merriweather Post - owner of Hillwood Estate, Washington D.C.
Diameter of Cover: 18"
18th century Sheraton commode chair in elm, having a shaped and reeded crestrail above reeded downswept arms with vasiform turned supports above a removable rush seat, deep drop skirt and square tapered leg. English, circa 1790.
19th Century British School
"Warmiing Up" Jockey Galloping a Horse with a Plaited Mane
Oil on Canvas , signed"WV"
Painting: 16" x 24"
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Herder and Cows in a Mountain Landscape
British School, circa 1840
Watercolor on paper, unsigned
Oval: 6" x 8 (Sight Size)
Antique George II Style Footstool in mahogany, having a slip seat, carved apron, Chippendale cabriole legs with carved shells on the knees and with nicely defined ball and claw feet. Circa 1880. 26" x 19.75" x 20' tall
Servant Cleaning a Glass
European School, 19th Century
Oil on tin.
Painting size: 10” x 8”
Couple with Doves
European School, late 19th century.
Oil on canvas laid down.
Painting size: 15.25" x 12.75"
Fine pair of 19th Century French five light crystal and ormolu sconces in the Louis XIV style, having an ormolu torch form backplate surmounted by a flaming urn, a central floral decorated support with four scrolling candle arms, extensively decorated with crystal swags and pendants. Circa 1860, now drilled and wired for electricity.
(Some crystals replaced.) 19"tall, 15"wide, 14" deep
Study of a Half-Timbered House
Watercolor on paper
Signed with Monogram, probably German School, 19th Century.
Sight Size:4.25" x 6.5"