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Albert Pike Lucas (American 1862-1945)
Nocturne on the Loire
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Provenance: The Cosmos Club, Washington D.C.
Painting: 24” x 20”
Albert Pike Lucas was a painter of landscapes, nude figure studies, and portraits as well as a sculptor. He was known for his atmospheric expressions of light and color in his nocturne and twilight paintings.
Lucas was born in Jersey City, and in 1884, h...
Henri Bellery-Desfontaines (French 1867-1909)
Jacques van Artevelde
Lithograph on paper, signed lower right
Painting: 8 ½” x 601/2”
Bellery-Desfontaines was an Art Nouveau Symbolist painter who achieved notoriety as a decorative artist, designing tapestries and furniture adorned with ornate floral motifs for his wealthy patrons. He also produced numerous illustrations for publications such as “L’Image”, L’Estampe Moder...
19th Century British School
"Warmiing Up" Jockey Galloping a Horse with a Plaited Mane
Oil on Canvas , signed"WV"
Painting: 16" x 24"
Early Handcolored Topographical Engraving of Staten Island Sheet Size :9.5" x 18.25" Unframed
Cartouche-shaped black marble plaque inset with oval micromosaic panels depicting Roman archaeological scenes (clockwise from upper left): the Coliseum, the Temple of Hercules, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. Those four panels surround the Doves of Pliny, an image often used in micromosaics, which comes from a Roman floor mosaic at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli and is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon described by Pliny the elder.
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August H. O. Rolle (American 1875-1941)
Rock Creek Park
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower left.
Painting: 16” x 20”
August Herman Olson Rolle, painter, printmaker and graphic artist, dabbled in many activities before turning his focus to art. Born in Sibley County, MN, in 1875, his first path toward adulthood led him to Red Wing Seminary. Service in the Spanish-American War, eventually lead him to Washington, DC where he be...
(Henry) Hobart Nichols, Jr. (American 1869-1962)
Brilliant Night (Probably Gloucester)
Oil-on-board, signed lower right and titled on the reverse
Exhibited: The Twenty-Ninth Annual Exhibition of American Oil Paintings and Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago, 1916
Painting: 13" x 16"
A painter and illustrator, Nichols was born in Washington, DC. His father was a prominent wood engraver during the Civil War. His br...
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
Set of Four Hammered and Silvered Bronze Arts and Crafts Candlesticks, Early 20th Century, Unmarked. 13" high.
Pierre François Edmond Coppenolle (Belgian 1846-1914)
Still Life with Fruit and Sunflowers
Oil-on-canvas laid down to board, signed lower left
Painting: 23 ½” x 31 ½”
Born in Belgium, Coppenolle went to France to work at the faience factory of Schopin in Montigny. There he created sketches and ink studies of hens and cocks for plates, platters, jugs and cache-pots. His paintings repeated the same themes but also included st...
HEINRICH ANTON HEGER (1832-1888)
Figures in a Renaissance Interior
Painting: 17.5" x 23.25"
Exceptional Pair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks with nicely detailed foliate decoration and with good patina and fine castings. Having a removable ormolu drip pan above a bronze candle cup and supported by a turned and foliate decorated column with a tripartite scrolling ormolu base and mounted on a tripartite bronze plinth. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour. Italy, circa 1870. Height: 11.25"
SUSQUEHANNA Antique Company, Inc.
Choice clean Rhode Island maple desk chestnut secondary wood and in very good original condition. 37" x 16" x 43" high. Lid never dropped and good figure in the drawer fronts that all match.
Antique Dutch Turned Mahogany Peat Bucket having tapering staved sides with molded and ring turnings and with brass liner and carrying handle. Holland, circa 1820 Height to Rim: 12.5" Diameter: 12.5"
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
Joseph Pennell (American 1857-1926)
The Inauguration Steps, 1912
Lithograph on ivory laid paper
17 x 22 (image); 19 x 24.5 (sheet); 17.75" x 22.25" (sight); 24" x 30" (frame)
Washington D.C. series. Edition of 25. Signed on stone and in pencil and inscribed: " #2 The Inauguration Portico"
This is from a series of six lithographs made for the Century Magazine entitled "The Capitol at Washington” and described as the "East Front of the Cap...
Extremely rare small Sheraton wine table having an octagonal mahogany top banded in satinwood above a vasiform turned pedestal and supported by three downswept legs with satinwood stringing. Most tables of this form described as "wine tables" are usually candlestands. This is a true wine table, which would have been placed next to the host's chair after dessert was served and the servants withdrew so there could be private conversation. English, circa 1790. (repair to two legs). 11" x 11" x...
Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1333230 (stock #FDM)
East Dennis Antiques
A rare set of ten original watercolor paintings on pith (often mistakenly referred to as rice paper), Pith comes from the central column of a spongy cellular tissue in the stem of a small tree, Tetra Panax Papyifera, native to South-West China. It is cut by hand with a small, delicate knife into thin sheets of small size. The size is limited by the nature of the material and the process requires a highly skilled hand. The finished sheets are usually no more than 20cm X 30 cm. This set depic...
Henry East (English, fl. 1890-1920)
Haytime Near Guil(d)ford
Oil-on-canvas, signed lower right
Painting: 20” x 30”
East was a painter of landscapes and rural scenes who was active around the turn of the 19th/20th century. No records seem to exist of any galleries where he might have exhibited. His style is often compared favorably to the work of Daniel Sherrin (a student of B.W. Leader) who was active around the same ti...