Handmade of solid bronze, this dish, or tazza, rests on a footed base. It is depicted with a motif of a fox hunt with a hunter, his horse, and the dogs in the countryside. The border has a pattern of scrolls and flowers, with a coat of arms, saddle and crop, and a pair of horses' heads. The image in gilt metal contrasts beautifully with the dark bronze background, creating a collectible piece for the fox hunter or country gentleman or lady who enjoys the sport.
American, 19th-20th century. A collection of forty-nine pieces of railroadiana items, including fifteen locks (seven of which have accompanying key) of various shapes and for several companies, including the Pennsylvania Railroad, the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (C.C.C. & St. L), and the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad; thirty-three loose keys for various companies, including the Pennsylvania Railroad, the C.C.C. & St. L Railway, and the New York Central Railroad;
Standing 1.15 meters (45 inches) tall, these grand Neoclassical style vases are designed to make an impact. Crafted from silvered bronze, the vases are truly magnificent works, which have been expertly cast and hammered, creating beautiful relief ornament.
Continental, 20th century. Forty-one tablewares by Dansk, including a set of thirty-nine pieces of stainless flatware in Fjord pattern (eight dinner knives, four teaspoons, eight tablespoons, nine dinner forks, and ten salad forks) marked Germany, one enameled pot with lid marked France, and one enameled rectangular baking dish marked France, all marked for maker on underside; covered dish oah. 5.25, wd. 12.5, dp. 9.25 in.
original and intact c. 1896 striking gothic style ornamental cast iron interior elevator door panel, removed from the historic fisher building lobby during renovations and/or upgrades. the elevator panel features a remarkably well-executed, rich and lively aggregate of intertwined leaves. the elevator door panel was fabricated by the winslow brothers foundry based in chicago with offices in new york. the fisher building is 20-story, 275 foot tall neo-gothic landmark building in the chicago loop
Elegant accessories for an equally elegant fireplace, these antique 19th-century Baroque style andirons are made from a luxe combination of gilt bronze and sturdy cast iron. Curated by World's Antiques, the hammered texture of the iron and smooth finish of the golden finials create a brilliant contrast. Sold in a set of two.
A fine quality impressive pair of early 19th Century bronze and ormolu campana-shaped Urns, having scrolled carrying handles above acanthus leaf decorated & fluted stem supported on Sienna marble bases mounted with unusual double seahorses, ending on plinth bases.
original c. 1910-20 american vintage industrial fanciful cast iron drafting table replacement leg or base designed and fabricated by the eugene dietzgen co., principal factory, chicago. the flared cabriole style leg has been brushed down to bare metal and sealed with a clear coat lacquer. manufacturer markings are prominently displayed along the front in the form of deeply embossed lettering. the leg contains multiple holes for use with stretcher rods. measures 25 x 15 x 1 inches.
original ornamental cast iron interior ornamental cast iron plymouth building staircase riser designed by architect simeon b. eisendrath and executed by the winslow brothers, chicago, ills. the historically significant gothic style plymouth building is an eleven-story, steel frame structure with a terra cotta and masonry exterior. the manhattan building is built against its southern wall and the old colony building the northern wall. the exterior terra cotta was fabricated by the northwestern te
um 1900/1930, Kupfer, 1x Nürnberger Brotkessel, gem. Georg Dorner, runder zylindrischer Korpus, bewegliche Ringhandhaben, godronierter Scharnierdeckel, 1x Deckeldose, Art déco, getrieben, martelliert runder, zylindrischer Korpus m. Buckeln u. Kordeldekor, Deckel m. Messingknauf, min. Dellen, Alterssp., D ca. 32,5/10cm
heavily patinated original oversized cast brass "skeleton" type key used with a horizontal rim or dead lock mounted flush against an exterior door. the key was more than likely fabricated by mallory, wheeler & co., new haven, ct. the unusually large solid brass key was discovered in a wood-lined privy containing discarded artifacts dating from the late 1850's to the late 1880's. the rimlock key likely dates to the mid-1860's. around that time, hardware used in the john kent russell house was ove
These exquisite centrepiece bowls are designed in an elegant Neoclassical style, after decorative arts of the Louis XVI period (1774-1793). The centrepieces have been crafted from the finest gilt bronze (ormolu) and glass.
This vase is a truly beautiful antique piece, which is finely decorated with sea-themed motifs. The vase’s ovoid body is topped by a neck with a flared mouth. The patinated bronze neck is encircled, at its base, by a gilt bronze gadrooned belt, and its mouth edged with a gilt bronze scalloped band. The vase’s patinated bronze ovoid body features, on both its front and reverse, a central gilt bronze classical mask of a sea god. These masks are flanked by gilt bronze panels, decorated with stylise
completely intact 19th century american victorian era interior residential ornamental cast iron wall or floor grate. salvaged from a c. 1880's victorian cottage (originally mounted flush against a kitchen wall). contains the hard to find, centrally located "spider web" design motif, acting as a dial for opening and closing the three louvers encased within the cast iron housing. fabricated by the tuttle & bailey mfg. co., new york. the salvaged chicago cast iron and steel grate has been brushed d
Shannon is set of silver plate nut picks with matching nut cracker. Her set includes a nutcracker and 6 nutpicks. Her handles are textured designed especially for good grip this presumably allowed for quicker nut eating. This type of utensil would have been presented with fruit knives at the dinner table. Shannon is also perfect accessories for cracking and picking at shell fish Her nutcracker is marked HMQ on the spring jointed bridge between the handles. HMQ stands for Henry Marcus Quackenbus
intact all original and nicely patinated american art deco style c. 1920's-1930's antique ornamental cast brass interior chicago apartment building "speak-a-view" combination peephole opening and plaque with fanciful integrated doorknocker, name and/or, apartment number. the decorative door hardware backplate mounts flush against the surface of the door. the swinging knocker is in working condition. the highly stylized art deco designed motifs are found throughout. designed and fabricated by the
very unique and all original late 19th or early 20th antique american ornamental cast bronze late victorian era advertising card tray featuring a full-figured geisha girl resting below a lavishly decorated oversized fan. the unmarked figural card tray contains a nicely aged surface patina, with traces of what was likely a nickel or german silver plated finish. the exact fabricator is not known. 6" long x 4.5" wide x 1" tall