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Questions about antiques.com? Call our customer service line at 1-800-ANTIQUES http://www.antiques.com//images/antiques_logo.jpg http://www.antiques.com/ Vintage Signed Heisey Sterling Overlay Glass Plate Platter http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061352/Antique-Vintage-Signed-Heisey-Sterling-Overlay-Glass-Plate-Platter This is a beautiful and large heisey plate with graceful and elegant sterling silver overlay in both concentric circles and flowing fronds. This piece has a very 50's feel to me; although i've not been able to locate the pattern or date it.This plate is 12" diameter with a maximum depth of 2". As shown in the last pic, the silver reflects whatever you place on it; great display piece! Condition is good: some minor loss to the silver. The bottom is cut glass, and the heisey mark, the diamond surrounding an h, rests in center. Condition is good. No significant flaws; just minor signs of wear to the silver.

Item Price : $70.00
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Antique French Hand Carved Walnut Panel Renaissance Style http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061353/Antique-Antique-French-Hand-Carved-Walnut-Panel-Renaissance-Style Exquisitely hand carved walnut panel from the 1800's. The renaissance styling includes a scrolling floral foliate motif, on a finely textured ground, with a shield and fleur de lis, fabulous! I particularly love the two massive blossoms at the top of the panel. Condition is excellent. These very rare, now impossible for me to get (i grabbed up every single one i could find!), were used in chateaux wall paneling and as parts of fine furniture. Dimensions: 21" high, 14.5" wide, with a total depth of approximately 3/4". It's ready to hang in your chateau. I've got one on a library wall, and it lends incomparable depth and beauty to the entire room. item id: 531
Item Price : $795.00
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Antique French Boxed Brooch Set Enamel Guilloche Demi Pearls http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061354/Antique--Antique-French-Boxed-Brooch-Set-Enamel-Guilloche-Demi-Pearls Charming set of 4 brooches, in graduated sizes. The setting comprised of four demi pearls in a cobalt blue enamel guilloche ground, surrounded with gilt metal decoration. Made in france in the 19th century, the ensemble comes in original formed box, marked for maison a. Audouard . Condition is good. There is loss to the enamel on the smallest pin, and one pearl appears to have been replaced, as the color is grey, the remainder whites.
Item Price : $595.00
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Antique 14k Gold Cased Micro Mosaic Brooch: Tomb Of Cecilia Metella http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061355/Antique-Antique-14k-Gold-Cased-Micro-Mosaic-Brooch--Tomb-of-Cecilia-Metella Fine antique micro mosaic brooch circa early-mid 1800's depicting the tomb of cecilia metella; a 1st century bc ruin. The center mosaic is set in black glass and encircled by a ring of flowers, with leaves and berries, tied with a red ribbon. The flowers are also tiny micro mosaics! The tesserae are very tiny, and the piece is a fine work of art! Condition is good; there is a hairline crack shown in the pictures, and 1 or 2 tiny tesserae seem to have been lost abutting the crack. The pin is very stable, set in bronze with a 14k gold casing. Comes with a box, not original or from the same period; but will serve to store the brooch safely.
Item Price : $1595.00
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Good Antique Micro Mosaic Pendant: Doves! http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061356/Antique-Good-Antique-Micro-Mosaic-Pendant--Doves- Perfectly charming large oval micro mosaic with three doves hovering over a cistern of water, set in black glass and mounted on a brass pendant setting. Condition is very good; some minor surface scratches. Few missing tesserae and one or two little cracks in the glass; no hairline fracture across the entire span. This one also has a pinback with c-clamp so it can be used either way. Comes with a box for safe housing; not original to the micro mosaic.
Item Price : $1295.00
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Neo-classical Sterling Silver Brooch: Putt http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061357/Antique-Neo-Classical-Sterling-Silver-Brooch--Putt Charming sterling silver brooch, two putto sitting at either side of a floral foliate filled urn, with floral swags, blossoms, bell flowers and acanthus leaf all in a pierced silver curvilinear frame. Condition is very good to excellent. No flaws to note. Not sure of the date; early to mid 1900's. Comes with a fine old box; not original to the pin.
Item Price : $175.00
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Huge Antique French Hand Carved Architectural Panel http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061361/Antique-HUGE-Antique-French-Hand-Carved-Architectural-Panel Absolute masterpiece! Superb louis xvi style hand carved walnut architectural panel in perfect condition. Please don't buy this. It's hanging in my library and looks magnificent ;) this monster is nearly 44" long, 13.75" high and very deep; 4". The central cartouche a sublime confection of floral elements. The twining foliate decoration extending from the cartouche are strewn with floral bouquets. The panel is bordered in a frame like pattern. These are very rare; nearly impossible to find. These panels once graced furniture pieces and walls in chateaux.
Item Price : $4995.00
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Anglo-indian Antique Rosewood Inkstand & Tray Ca 1845 http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061362/Antique-Anglo-Indian-Antique-Rosewood-Inkstand---Tray-Ca-1845 Over 30 turquoise glass beads embellish this wonderful and rare anglo-indian inkstand and tray. Made of rosewood, decorated with brass, ivory or bone inlay and studded with "gems", this piece has a large fitted cut glass ink bottle. Condition is good; some age related hairlines in the ivory, a turquoise replaced or missing in a couple of spots, and a piece of ivory or two is slightly warped. Dating from the mid-1800s this is a rare collector piece, don't miss it! anglo-indian antique rosewood inkstand & tray ca 1845
Item Price : $740.00
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Antique French Bronze Box Enamel Portrait Cabochons Pearl Borders http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061364/Antique-Antique-French-Bronze-Box-Enamel-Portrait-Cabochons-Pearl-Borders Fabulous antique french box decorated elaborately with pique, pearl borders, enamel cabochons and a fine enamel cartouche, a portrait medallion. The interior of the box is lined with wood; for cigarettes, tobacco? It's large, 5" long, so i think it is not a snuff box. The bronze dore body is machine decorated. Condition is good; the inside clasp is broken. There are some minor losses to enamel and pique. The box is not signed, other than marked "made in france" on the bottom. The work is fine quality, including of course, the pearls lining the top. So it is likely of sevres or limoges manufacture. Circa late 1800's.
Item Price : $695.00
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Antique French Hand Painted Gilt Porcelain & Dore Box Violin Shape http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061368/Antique-Antique-French-Hand-Painted-Gilt-Porcelain---Dore-Box-Violin-Shape Good antique french porcelain box shaped like a violin. The white ground decorated with lavender on the outside, graced with floral and foliate enamel, gilt lamberkins and raised blue enamel 'beads'. The fittings are bronze dore. And the inside also painted with floral accents. Condition is good. The top of the box is loose, the glue having dried out. Due to the fittings, the lid is secure. I would say there has been a slight deformation over time, the violin handle a tad askew. Nonetheless, a beautiful trinket box. Unsigned, the handle is impressed "made in france", dating this piece to the late 1800's.
Item Price : $695.00
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Victorian French Sewing Casket Vere Eglomise Portrait Medallions http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061371/Antique-Victorian-French-Sewing-casket-Vere-Eglomise-Portrait-Medallions Charming little palais royale style sewing etui, actually made of foiled card, in very good condition. It is decorated with brass fittings and mounts, and 4 vere eglomise portraits. Inside, there are some of the doubtless original contents; always so much fun with these little antique collectables. These include a black glass button, sewing bits and bobs, a wood thread winder, steel button hook, a small wooden cotton reel, a shell, cow bone file and a brass thimble. Circa 1870, this is adorable!
Item Price : $495.00
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Magnificent Antique French Napoleon Iii Boulle Jewelry Desk Casket http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061373/Antique-Magnificent-Antique-French-Napoleon-III-Boulle-Jewelry-Desk-Casket An absolutely exquisite antique french jewelry or desk top box with rococo brass and tortoise shell inlay on both top and front. The boulle work is simply breathtaking; intricate foliate motif elaborately spread across the entire surfaces of ebonized pear wood. On top there is a central cartouche that has not been monogrammed; so it's ready for yours. Condition is very good. Brass fittings sturdy, but the key is missing. A little drying to the tortoise shell, minor age related hairline cracks and some loss at two of the corners. In no way detracting from the beauty of this piece; the losses well hidden in the exceptional detail of the work. Also there is a stain in the bottom corner of the dusky pink silk lining. Perhaps a bit of perfume spilt once. The size of the casket would easily lend itself to the storage of expensive perfume vials. But i would emphasize versatility for this casket; it would look wonderful on a fine antique desk for letters, envelopes, whatever you like!
Item Price : $1295.00
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Black Forest Antique Jewelry Box Hand Carved Three http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061395/Antique-Black-Forest-Antique-Jewelry-Box-Hand-Carved-Three Nice hand carved jewelry casket of exactly the sort that black forest is famous for. Topped with birds in a foliate setting, each drawer is beautifully carved with floral decorations on textured grounds. The back of the box is engraved. The drawers are lined with purple silk satin. Condition is fair. This piece has taken a tumble and there are missing parts here and there; please see photos which clearly show all the losses. It's overall appearance remains quite decorative. And the function is just fine.
Item Price : $295.00
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Vr Antique Vernis Martin Brise Folding Fan Hp Figural Scenes http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061410/Antique-VR-Antique-Vernis-Martin-Brise-Folding-Fan-HP-Figural-Scenes Over 150 years old and of surpassing excellence! This brise vernis martin fan is a very rare find indeed. The front is hand painted with a busy town scene, the reverse with two pastoral views. One is a breathtaking courtship vignette, the other a country manor, with coach and figures in the foreground. Each pastoral cartouche set within exquisite floral swags and upon a finely detailed ground. The ivory blades are decorated with chinoiserie. The head riveted with gorgeous and glistening crystal cabochons. Superb artistry and excellent condition, with the original ribbon! Amazing addition to the finest collection.
Item Price : $2495.00
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Fine Carved Antique Meerschaum Pipe Figural Wit Case http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061429/Antique-Fine-Carved-Antique-Meerschaum-Pipe-Figural-wit-Case Delightful antique french meerschaum pipe, without the stem, carved in the form of a young girl. She apparently engaged in a lively interaction with her reflection in a vanity mirror. The carving is spirited and amusing, and, of course, of good quality. It comes with the original case. See photos for dimensions.
Item Price : $795.00
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Antique Ivory Sculpture, Christ Crucifix Figure, Signed J. Beck http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061446/Antique-Antique-Ivory-Sculpture--Christ-Crucifix-Figure--Signed-J--Beck One of the very finest ivory carvings of christ crucified i have found. This sculpture is large, 9.5" long, 6.75" wide and 1.5" high. It is in pristine condition; it is signed and the quality of the carving utterly magnificent! A truly rare, very desirable sculpture, likely dating from the mid-1800's, european. The pictures tell it all for this piece. The back side of the carving has yellowed with age. Remarkably, there are no hairline cracks in the ivory; no chips or missing fingertips. The crown of thorns, drops of blood, rope waist band, curling hair; all exceptional detail and aesthetic charm.
Item Price : $4995.00
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Antique Victorian Papier Mache Box W Hp Chinoiserie Decoration http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061451/Antique-Antique-Victorian-Papier-Mache-Box-w-HP-Chinoiserie-Decoration Fabulous antique papier mache box dating from the 1880's. Rare to find one in such great condition! A very large box, it measures 6.75" square and 1.75" high. The top is hand painted and gilt with chinoiserie; a domestic scene, mothers and children in a park like setting. The children playing all sorts of games. Utterly delightful and very fine quality work.
Item Price : $295.00
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Fab! Antique Gem Double Dore Frame Easel Back & Hanger Bows! http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061455/Antique-Fab--Antique-Gem-Double-Dore-Frame-Easel-Back---Hanger-Bows- Wonderful little gem frame, dore bronze, very well wrought. The tops of each frame are decorated with garlands bound by bows. The frames are joined by a fleur di lis. It has both an easel back and hanging loops. Condition is excellent for the frames. There are original gilt metal backs; although they need tabs to keep them in place. There is no glass cover for the pictures, either. Dimensions:nearly 4" across, 2 3/4" tall, the length of the easel back is 2".
Item Price : $205.00
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Antique French Dieppe Ivory Napkin Ring http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061458/Antique-Antique-French-Dieppe-Ivory-Napkin-Ring Magnificently carved dieppe ivory napkin ring! A profusion of fruits and flowers and intricately detailed leaves in absolutely pristine condition cover the entire surface of the ring. This cornucopia is banded at the edges and bears a central cartouche in shield shape. The shield is monogrammed a d (even i can make out this monogram!) the shield is nicely textured as a backdrop for the monogram. Dieppe, a port city in france, was the entry point for many ivories, spices and exotic items from the orient and africa from the 1500-1800's. As such, it became a center for fine and creative ivory sculpting; many of the finest pieces are on display in the dieppe museum. It only gets harder to find good quality dieppe ivory sculpted items in excellent condition, as is this napkin holder.
Item Price : $225.00
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Antique French Dieppe Ivory & Silver Wax Seal, Sceau http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061463/Antique-Antique-French-Dieppe-Ivory---Silver-Wax-Seal--Sceau Pristine condition characterizes this lovely dieppe ivory wax seal. It is on the large side, nearly 4" tall. There is a very decorative silver cartouche attached to the front of the sceau, hand chased. The silver base is hallmarked with the crab silver guarantee; i am unable to make out the numeral between and beneath the claws, so the fineness is indeterminate. The ivory is truly splendid. Sadly, there was a bit of soil on the front that i did not detect until editing the photos, of course! The soil is now gone. The condition is perfect! A rare prize indeed for the collector of antique sceaus!
Item Price : $625.00
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Exquisite! Antique Asian Carved Wood Tray: Mint C1800's http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061471/Antique-Exquisite--Antique-Asian-Carved-Wood-Tray--Mint-c1800--s Could not resist this tray, a generous size, for tea perhaps. Hand carved to perfection with floral and foliate accents, a squirrel, a small mouse hidden amongst the verdure. Twining tendrils wind their way across the tray. Just a magnificent carving! So very unusual to find a tray of this delicacy without damage of any kind! No broken stems or leafs. A wood expert i am not. This appears to be rosewood to me. But i am open to information from some of wood experts out there ;)
Item Price : $1895.00
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Antique French Gilt Bronze Crystal Centerpiece Jardeniere http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061489/Antique-Antique-French-Gilt-Bronze-Crystal-Centerpiece-Jardeniere Diamond shaped crystal dish liner with ornate gilt bronze mount. Four winged feet and two fabulous scrolling handles. Floral foliate swags hang from ribbons and bows. The swags are couched between, at top a fluted ribbon edge and at bottom an edge with a pearl top and basket weave bottom. The details and craftsmanship are superb! A flexible piece that can function as a centerpiece, serving dish, or jardeniere.
Item Price : $1200.00
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Fabulous! Antique Mop And Silver Sceau, Wax Seal Early 1800's http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061494/Antique-Fabulous--Antique-MOP-and-Silver-Sceau--Wax-Seal-Early-1800--s This is a little gem of a wax seal! The mother of pearl is luminous, the silver fully hallmarked, and there is no monogram. The seal is ready for your's! Dimensions: this seal is only 1 7/8" tall! It is over 1/2" wide. Condition: excellent. Marks: it has an old paris guarantee mark, dating it to between 1819-1838. It also has a maker's mark; but it is partially rubbed, so i can't make it out.
Item Price : $205.00
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Huge Early Victorian Papier Mache Writing Box Exq!painting http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061497/Antique-Huge-EARLY-Victorian-Papier-Mache-Writing-Box-EXQ-Painting Wonderful early victorian ecritoire. Museum quality painting of seven storey palace bediapure. Lots of mother of pearl inlay and gilt detailing. The mother of pearl integration with the painting lends dimension to an already exceptional work of art. The reflected light off the mother of pearl on the buildings make it clear that it is sunset, and the sun is glowing on these buildings....People are coming in from the fields to eat and rest. The east indian influence is also strongly felt in the massive amount of mother of pearl inlay surrounding the center painting, and elaborate decoration. It comes with key, original compartment coverings, two with mother of pearl top knops, and ink bottles with brass tops. The writer's slope is covered with red velvet lined with red embroidered silk. Superb! The dimensions: 21" long (yes! That's 21" across! Huge), 14" wide (from back to front), 6 1/4" tall (or deep), the writer slope fully extends to 19-20". Condition: overall very good. Imperfections: one of the feet has been restored, another has a chip. The key no longer turns the lock. There is a chip on the lacquer of one of the compartment covers. One of the hinges is loose, as frequently occurs with these very old papier mache ecritoires. This is a superb ecritoire, the painting alone a masterpiece!
Item Price : $1895.00
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Antique French Silver Mounted Vernis Martin Egg: Royal Provenance http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061501/Antique-Antique-French-Silver-Mounted-Vernis-Martin-Egg--Royal-Provenance Spectacular antique french vernis martin egg decorated with chinoiserie! Hand painted and gilt with a large figural scene, featuring an elegantly dressed seated woman with a fan, and two architectural scenes adorned with foliage and birds. The egg is mounted on silver, guaranteed by the boar's head punch for small items. I frankly do not know if the egg was mounted later; the hallmarks date from the late 1800's. The silversmith is a rare female master: maria remy, of paris, active from 1896. Condition is very good, some hairlines and very minor loss to the gilt. Fabulous piece. Plus this comes from the estate of the comte & comtesse de paris, in line for the royal crown had the monarchy continued to reign in france.
Item Price : $1295.00
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Antique French Folding Fan Hp Mother Of Pearl Sticks Signed Leger http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061510/Antique-Antique-French-Folding-Fan-HP-Mother-of-Pearl-Sticks-Signed-Leger This is a very lovely antique folding fan circa 1880. Hand painted on skin with a charming family scene; mother, father & baby seated in a park like setting, dad playing with the toddler. A third adult, a woman, stands to the side. The artistry is quite nice, and the artist signed the fan. On the back there is a rendering of musical motif. The mother of pearl sicks and guards are engraved and gilt. The loop is gilt with rose gold, and the rivet has a mother of pearl mounted 'bead'. The front of the fan is trimmed with gold sequins. This fan is in very good to excellent condition. Some minor wear along the folded lines of the fan.
Item Price : $995.00
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Large Antique French Hand Carved Architectural Panel Plaque: Cherubs http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061517/Antique-Large-Antique-French-hand-Carved-Architectural-Panel-Plaque--Cherubs A perfect and exquisite antique french carved panel, ready to hang . The decoration is carved in deep relief renaissance style. A pair of putto', or angels', heads and wings towards the top draw the eye and serve as the centerpiece of this walnut panel. Fabulous floral and foliate motifs surround the putto in a symmetric serpentine pattern. Simply gorgeous! And very rare. The carving is framed and the back has an applied hook. This piece measures 30.25" in height, 12.75" width and the frame is 1 3/8" deep. The depth of the carving is variable, with 1" deep at certain points. There are no flaws to note.
Item Price : $1995.00
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Amazing Antique French Carved Walnut Dragon With Breasts!! http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061523/Antique-Amazing-Antique-French-Carved-Walnut-Dragon-with-Breasts-- This is a huge flying dragon, hand carved from france, 19th century. The wing span is over 30"! And the piece has great depth; the dragon appears to emerge from the wall. Wonderful piece. Another strong resemblance to the dragons in the decorative arts museum in paris. You can find it on their website.
Item Price : $1400.00
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Antique French Hand Carved Walnut Architectural Panels Pair http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061534/Antique-Antique-French-Hand-Carved-Walnut-Architectural-Panels-Pair Large french architectural panels, of hand carved walnut, dating from the 1800's. A matching pair elegantly and superbly decorated with a deep relief scrolling foliate and floral motif of renaissance style. The pattern enhanced with a finely textured ground and framed with both arching and rectangular bands. The upper corners accented with floral cartouches. The work is of exceptional quality, highly refined, and in perfect condition. These panels are ready to hang, with fixtures to that end on the upper backs. The rich patina of the walnut the only hint at their age. Rare as can be. An instant touch of class to draw admiring attention wherever you place them!
Item Price : $2400.00
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Fab! Antique French Sterling Silver & Pate De Verre Salts Bottle http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061572/Antique-Fab--Antique-French-Sterling-Silver---Pate-de-Verre-Salts-Bottle What a great bottle or jar! The pate de verre glass is polychrome with lots of green striations, gentle purples and russets. The bottle is mounted with sterling silver art nouveau decoration. The base is encircled with swans, standing and drinking water from a stylized pond or lake. The securely hinged lid has a dragonfly motif on top, and a woman's head with floral embellishments on the front cover. The rim of the base is bordered with a floral foliate motif. The rim decoration and inside of the lid is gilt. At one time it appears the entire cover was gold plated. Much of that gilding has been lost; but not all. So there is a dreamy golden glow suffusing the dragonflies and the floral bedecked woman. The loss actually enhances the beauty of this particular piece! condition is very good indeed. Other than the loss to the gilt, the piece is nearly perfect. Both base and cover are marked with the french export silver guarantee, the head of mercury, 2nd titre for 800/1000 parts silver. Each also bear a maker's mark which is partially rubbed and hence indecipherable. A beautiful and highly unusual piece!
Item Price : $1895.00
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Antique French Pair Bronze Candle Sticks Sphinx Motifs! http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061584/Antique-Antique-French-Pair-Bronze-Candle-Sticks-Sphinx-Motifs- Good pair of bronze candlesticks with sphinx and empire decoration. The pedestals and sphinxes are black, with contrasting cast brass accents. Elegant and in good condition, this pair of candlesticks extremely decorative. A must for those of us who love mythological themes. dimensions: 11" tall, 3" square base. There are no visible marks. Please note: international shipping is express mail for added security and speed.
Item Price : $1495.00
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Exquisite Antique French Courier Etui Exceptional Gilt & Silver Inlay http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061598/Antique-Exquisite-Antique-French-Courier-Etui-Exceptional-Gilt---Silver-Inlay Rare and superb, this etui presents all the romantic elements one would associate with letters of the heart being delivered by courier! The tortoise shell body is elaborately decorated with inlaid gilt metal and silver, a charming floral design. Either end boasts a large blossom encircled with ever so delicate foliate tendrils and smaller bell flowers. The outer body of shell has been worked in a very interesting way; it appears striped. The inside shell cuff is in perfect condition. The outer shell shows some wear and there is some loss to the....Must be hundreds!.Of little metal insets. This piece is definitely from the 19th century, so i suppose some signs of wear tell us that this etui was used! How many declarations of love and romance has it carried over the years? A charming addition to your collection.
Item Price : $785.00
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Antique Ornate Gem Double Gilt Bronze Frames Easel Back http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061602/Antique-Antique-Ornate-Gem-Double-Gilt-bronze-Frames-Easel-Back Very nice double easel back picture frames; these are very ornate and small! Intricately worked decoration include floral, foliate, beading and fleur-de-lis elements. This little frame is gilt bronze, or dore. It is in excellent condition save for one of the glass covers missing. Dimensions: nearly 3" across, 2 1/8" high and the easel back is over 2" long. You can adjust the tilt to your own specifications.
Item Price : $185.00
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French Bronze Crucifix Framed W/ Tooled Gilt Leather And Cut Velvet http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061615/Antique-French-Bronze-Crucifix-Framed-w--Tooled-Gilt-leather-and-Cut-Velvet Fine vintage to antique french crucifix, beautifully crafted in bronze and mounted on a leather cross. The frame is covered with tooled and gilt leather, and the cross is mounted on beautiful cut green velvet. The piece is not marked. It is in very good condition. It has an easel back as well as a hook attachment for hanging.
Item Price : $195.00
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Antique French Folding Fan Hand Made Lace, http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061618/Antique-Antique-French-Folding-Fan-Hand-Made-Lace- This is quite an elegant fan dating from 1880. Hand-made lace of floral decoration upon black tulle spread across the tortoise shell sticks and guards. The shell sticks and guards boasts exquisite pique work: inlaid silver polka dots. This theme is carried out on the lace with hand sewn shimmering sequins. In all a dazzling sparkling fan! It comes with the original box, satin lined and bearing the name of the maker: ernest kees, 9 boulevard des capucines-paris. The tooled leather box is also in good condition, some modest wear, and engraved in gold with the initials "c.M."
Item Price : $995.00
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Antique Renaissance Style Cast Brass 2 Light Sconce http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061619/Antique-Antique-Renaissance-Style-Cast-Brass-2-Light-Sconce- Great mirror! Perfect for a powder room or special nook. Circa 1880, this two light sconce is cast in renaissance fashion. There are three mascarons, one at the bottom, with two dolphins, and two at the base of the arms for the candle holders. On the top are two putto in classical repose, either side of an urn. The borders are decorated in relief with a floral foliate motif. The glass in the mirror is beveled and in good condition except for one hairline crack in the upper right hand corner. The glass is pretty clear; not much darkening or spotting to note. There are no marks; so it's impossible for me to say whence the origin of the mirror. My hunch is it is american. Nice size: the mirror is 19.25" high, 8.5" at the widest; and it measures 14.5" from the candle holders.
Item Price : $695.00
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Antique French Ebonized Wood Carving Pine Bough & Holly http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061621/Antique-Antique-French-Ebonized-Wood-Carving-Pine-Bough---Holly This carving is on the unusual side. Rather than a square or rectangular panel, this piece is more crest like. It is comprised of a bough of holly on one side, pine on the other, with pine cones! A delightful piece, ready to hang, and very nice quality carving. I would say the styling is french empire. The staining on the wood is quite black; although in the pictures it does not appear so. That is a function of the lighting. This is a beautiful sculpture!
Item Price : $725.00
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Antique Hand Carved Alabaster Bust Woman Elizabethan Collar http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061624/Antique-Antique-Hand-Carved-Alabaster-Bust-Woman-Elizabethan-Collar An elizabethan noblewoman's garb adorns this pure hand sculpted alabaster bust. Details of the "ruff". Hair and floral decoration at her waist are intricate and well executed. Our courtesan is smiling and looking downward in perhaps a shy, demure and gentle fashion. The statue is not signed: i suspect the plinth has been replaced, and that with the original may have gone the artist's mark. The condition of the bust is good: no flaws noted. The size is 9" tall, over 5" across and 3" deep. The alabaster is not polished, which is exactly how i like my alabaster carvings!
Item Price : $270.00
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Antique Carved Ivory Christ Crucifix & Altar Frame Exceptional Carving http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061628/Antique-Antique-Carved-Ivory-Christ-Crucifix---Altar-Frame-Exceptional-Carving Truly superb artistry in the sculpture of christ offered here. Hand carved in ivory, the figure christ suffering on the cross. It comes with a gilt wood and velvet altar frame. The iron or steel 'nails' attaching the figure to the frame are missing. The back of the figure is so beautifully carved, i don't know that i would want it re-attached. Often the backs of the christ figures are not particularly well wrought as there is an expectation that this will not be viewed. But all of the details on this figure are very well done. There is some loss to figure; 2 fingers on the left hand, 2 toes on the left foot. Also, the crown of thorns has broken off the front. Dating from the late 1700's early 1800's, perhaps a little damage is acceptable in so lovely an artist's rendering of the passion of christ.
Item Price : $1595.00
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Antique Hand Carved Ivory Christ With Gesso & Gilt Wood Altar Frame http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061631/Antique-Antique-Hand-Carved-Ivory-Christ-With-Gesso---Gilt-Wood-Altar-Frame Very decorative 18th century hand sculpted christ crucified with a gilt wood and gesso frame. The carving of the christ figure very well done; fine attention to detail and anatomical features. Christ's side is pierced, with drops of blood. The crown of thorns in excellent condition. There is some loss to the fingers on each hand. The altar frame, red velvet lined and with beautifully decorated gesso details, was originally intended for a larger christ figure. But the proportions of the figure here to the frame are excellent. The original fittings are missing and while the frame is ready to hang, a more secure attachment of both the christ figure and the small ivory "inre" may be desired by the ultimate end user of this marvelous antique religious icon. The back of the frame retains the original shop name and address. condition: as noted, the original fittings are missing. Some age related minor gilt loss and hairline cracks in the wood. Please see photos for dimensions.
Item Price : $895.00
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Rare Antique Jansenist Ivory Crucifix Original Gilt Gesso Frame http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061635/Antique-Rare-Antique-Jansenist-Ivory-Crucifix-Original-Gilt-Gesso-Frame The jansenist movement originated in the 1600's somewhat in response to jesuit teaching of free will. The dutch theologian and roman catholic bishop, cornelius jansen, emphasized predestination as opposed to the jesuit teachings of free will. Also a less assuring doctrine, proposing that salvation was indeterminate and impossible without divine grace, along with declaring no resistance to divine grace could be undertaken by man. The branch was deemed heretical by rome, and outlawed in 1712. this bit of history helps us to date the crucifix. The figure of christ is finely carved in pure ivory. This figure is mounted on a wooden gilt gesso frame with a red velvet backing. Artistic attention to detailed rendering of hair, fingers and facial features is quite nice. The eyes of christ are directed towards heaven, indicating a living savior suffering on the cross. condition: there is damage and loss to one foot, and to some of the gilt gesso. Please see photographs for these, as well as for the dimensions.
Item Price : $1195.00
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Antique Victorian Mop Abalone Pilgrimage Keepsake Box http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061637/Antique-Antique-Victorian-MOP-Abalone-Pilgrimage-Keepsake-Box This is one very lovely box, made in the holy land, and brought back to england as a keepsake. It is covered in opalescent mother of pearl with abalone accents with a star of david design on top. It is lined with the original red silk. A real beauty! Condition is very good: two flaws, the hinge has been replaced and is a tiny bit loose, and there has been some minor damage to the pearl at the base. Dimensions: 3 1/2" at the widest, 1 3/4" high.
Item Price : $245.00
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Antique Roaring 20's Flapper Beaded Fringe 2 Lengths http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061641/Antique-Antique-Roaring-20--s-Flapper-Beaded-Fringe-2-lengths It's truly not possible to get this sort of exquisite beadwork today, at least not unless you commision it privately. We are offering two lengths of antique beaded fringe from europe circa the early 1900's. One piece is 27", the other 30"; they are otherwise identical 2" fringe. These pieces would be great for lamp shades, necklaces, or simply framed and displayed as the wonderful examples of the history of fashion that they are! Condition is excellent. The small circular beads are a sort of gun-metal gray, there are little faux-pearls and some additional silvery cylindrical beads, mounted on original strong cotton backing.
Item Price : $270.00
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Vintage Pair Reproduction Bird Prints By Charles Collins http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061648/Antique-Vintage-Pair-Reproduction-Bird-Prints-by-Charles-Collins This beautiful pair of antique bird prints was originally made in 1741 by artist charles collins. These high quality reproductions, from 1970, were custom framed in 2004. The frames are also of very good quality, and classic in design. The dimensions are 22 1/2" long, 19 1/4" wide. Condition is very good!
Item Price : $320.00
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Museum Set! Rarest 19th Century Baccarat Champagne Glasses http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061660/Antique-Museum-Set--Rarest-19th-century-Baccarat-Champagne-Glasses An extraordinary and extraordinarily rare pristine set of twelve baccarat champagne glasses made in a pattern expressly designed for the imperial russian court in the 19th century. A slight variation on the tsar pattern which was for the russian royal family's exclusive use, these glasses were likely made for someone else in the imperial russian court. These 19th century champagnes be found today only in museums and some private collections. These have been authenticated by very experienced crystal specialists in both france and italy. Unsigned, because baccarat did not start signing until 1934, i am informed that no one else made champagne glasses this size, let alone this style. In the late 19th century, baccarat was consumed with the orders for the russian imperial court. photography does not do these glasses justice. They are 12" tall! The saucer is a massive 4" plus in diameter, the bases 4" even in diameter. And the sounds! When these glasses are tapped, they make a wonderful music. It is with the greatest pleasure and excitement we offer them to you here. by the way, 1400 euros ( that's over $2,000.00 us)is the current price for each baccarat champagne glass made today in the tsar pattern and size.
Item Price : $9995.00
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Waterford Donegal Champagne Tall Sherbet Glasses Signed http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061663/Antique-Waterford-Donegal-Champagne-Tall-Sherbet-Glasses-Signed Another installment on the vintage donegal set we're offering right now. Eight (8) champagne glasses, all signed and all in good condition. Sparkling crystal, with rainbow colors, and the reliable renowned waterford quality. Can't go wrong on these. This pattern is on special order status; that means, that while it is technically still an active pattern, you can only get it by ordering the glassware made for you.
Item Price : $375.00
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Vintage Waterford Crystal Water Glasses: Donegal http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061691/Antique-Vintage-Waterford-Crystal-Water-Glasses--Donegal- Very nice set of waterford crystal water goblets, cut bowls and feet in the donegal pattern, available now only through special order. Condition is very good, light signs of use only. Exquisite sparkling crystal, great gift, great inexpensive way to make your table grand! Online prices for these pieces range from $60-$135. Don't miss this bargain!
Item Price : $595.00
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Waterford Crystal: 8 Donegal Claret Glasses Signed http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061693/Antique-Waterford-Crystal--8-Donegal-Claret-Glasses-Signed Vintage set of waterford crystal claret wine glasses. This pattern available by special order only at this time. The pattern comprised of cut bowls and feet. The claret glasses are 4.75" tall. Condition is very good. One rim has a small chip. Each glass marked waterford. also to be offered at this time donegal waters, champagnes and old fashion glasses. Great vintage set! A very affordable way to grace your table with one of the world's finest crystal place settings. Available online elsewhere for $54.99 each, less 25% for slight imperfections. This is a bargain!
Item Price : $400.00
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Antique Limoges Portrait Dresser Jar, Jewelry Casket: Hp Signed http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061706/Antique-Antique-Limoges-Portrait-Dresser-Jar--Jewelry-Casket--HP-Signed Very victorian romantic painting of a woman's head in profile, smelling a large pink rose. Hand painted and signed by the artist, the portrait is encased in an asymmetric cartouche edged with thick gilt rocailles. Surrounding the cartouche, 2 good hand painted roses and a subtle foliate motif, all on a pink ground. The edges of the lid and bottom are gilt. Condition is very good to excellent; no wear, loss, chips, flakes, crazing or hazing. Perhaps a hint of loss to the thick gilt rocailles. I cannot actually find any loss or wear, but...........Erring on the side of caution. Perhaps a microscope would show some ;) utterly feminine piece, beautifully wrought, gorgeous! the jar is large: 5.5" diameter, 3" tall. It is marked "d & co/ france", the mark for delinieres & co, limoges; in use from 1894-1900. Stunning addition to your collection.
Item Price : $740.00
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Vintage Hp Signed Limoges Bouillon Soup Cup Saucer: Poppies! http://www.antiques.com/classified/1061709/Antique-Vintage-HP-Signed-Limoges-Bouillon-Soup-Cup-Saucer--Poppies- Nice bouillon cups and saucer, hand painted and signed by artist e.D. Mccue. Soft shades of pink and green ground overlaid with sprays of poppy blossoms, buds and leafs. Heavy gold encrusted handles with gilt accents on shaped saucer and soup cup base. Condition is very good to excellent. Some minor wear/loss to the gilt as clearly shown in the photos. The piece is marked on the bottom of cup and saucer with 'haviland france' in green underglaze. The artist's signature is on the saucer as shown in the photos. The underglaze marks on this set likely dates the piece to 1894-1931; it was used on blanks. The artist decorated the bouillon.
Item Price : $40.00
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