A Mid to Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, the leaf of cream silk, painted with a solitary lady seated by a stone arch, lost in thought, the reserves mainly floral, highlighted in gold, with gold tambour embroidery outlining the main features, some tiny gold sequins scattered around. The monture is relatively simple, the upper guards carved and gilded, the gorge featuring a simple basket of fruit in differing shades of gold; and A Mid to Late 18th Century Ivory Fan, the cream silk leaf mounted on rel
Walnut Sidechair in typical form with pillowed harp back and urn form splat, shaped apron and cabriole legs ending in slipper feet, the frame inlaid with silver wire and mother-of-pearl vines, blossoms, etc., a gentleman's full-length portrait on the splat, balloon slip seat in remnants of red silk velvet, 19" set, 40" back, 20" x 20 1/2". Worn finish, some loss to inlay.
Rendered in a charming Aubusson style common in France during the 17th and 18th centuries, this vintage tapestry is made from a luxe combination of wool and silk fibers that form a serene country scene in soft shades of cream, green and beige. Curated by Jon Erin, it adds a unique heirloom look to any traditional décor.
Spectacular Lady of Sorrows from the 18th century.Of the highest quality. Beautiful example of Neapolitan sculpture. Head, hands and feet are made of polychrome wood. Glass eyes.Precious red silk dress embroidered with gold threads. Height of the sculpture only: 48 cm.Full height of the sculpture complete with base: 56 cm approx.Dimensions shown in pictures.Square base in gold leaf. Our Lady of Sorrows. Antique Neapolitan Madonna. Antiques---
AN 18TH CENTURY LOUIS XV AUBUSSON CHINOISERIE TAPESTRY AFTER DESIGNS BY FRANCOIS BOUCHER AND JEAN-JOSEPH DUMONS Depicting a scene from ‘La Tenture Chinoise’, La Volière, with a lady tending exotic birds by the side of a stretch of water and with exotic plants and flowers scattered around. A parasol is closed and on the ground to her right. Reduced in size with a plain blue border. The colours predominantly blues, greens, beige and red. Finely woven in wool and silk and fully backed in linen. Cir
the first in gilt metal thread brocade with an overall design of Persian style rose bushes, original red and gold striped lining with sky blue silk binding, small tear on right shoulder and repaired split in right hand rear panel of skirt, brocade otherwise in very good condition; the second in ivory silk satin with an overall pattern of small brocade ‘tiger stripes’ in gilt metal thread and crimson silk, original red and gold striped lining and red silk binding, small hole in lining, brocade ge
‘LE SOIR’ 18TH CENTURY TAPESTRY AFTER JOSEPH VERNET Tapestry woven in wool and silk with female figures bathing by a river surrounded by rocks and trees. In the background is a village on a hillside. Surrounded by a border decorated with roses. Manufacture d’Aubusson, France c. 1775 HEIGHT: 247 cm (97¼”) WIDTH: 275 cm (108¼”) ‘LE SOIR’ 18TH CENTURY TAPESTRY AFTER JOSEPH VERNET Tapestry woven in wool and silk with female figures bathing by a river surrounded by rocks and trees. In the background
A late 18th century Louis XVI daybed or ‘lit de repos’, in the manner of Georges Jacob (1739-1814). Constructed in walnut with the swept ends of scrolled form, carved with flower heads and displaying the beautifully figured walnut, on eight stop-fluted square tapering legs, each front leg headed by a paterae. The daybed is upholstered with jacquard silk fabric having end bolsters and back pillows (of use if standing on the wall). The back side of uncarved and plain design.
wearing white dress with wide Van Dyck collar and blue over dress, the sleeves slashed to reveal white gold frame, the reverse with gold aperture to reveal brown silk within blue glass border Shirreff was a deaf Scottish painter, he had clients in common with two other deaf miniaturists Richard Crosse and S.T. Roche
‘DIANA AND HER BOW’ AUBUSSON TAPESTRY FRAGMENT, MID 18TH CENTURY Small Aubusson tapestry fragment depicting the Greek goddess of hunting, Diana, with her bow in a wooded landscape. With a single edged blue border, woven in wook and silk. France, c. 1760. .Mounted on a stretcher covered in linen. HEIGHT: 84.5 cm (33¼”) WIDTH: 79 cm (31″) DEPTH: 3 cm (1¼”) ‘DIANA AND HER BOW’ AUBUSSON TAPESTRY FRAGMENT, MID 18TH CENTURY Small Aubusson tapestry fragment depicting the Greek goddess of hunting, Diana
18TH CENTURY AUBUSSON VERDURE TAPESTRY With an exotic bird wading in a pool of water. On the right hand side is a folly with a fountain, the water pouring from a mask down into the base which is shaped as a shell. In the distance is a faded pagoda, to the left a palm tree and to the right more fruit trees. A parrot is seated in one of the trees and another bird flies overhead. Surrounded by a deep red, dark blue and yellow border decorated with palmettes. Woven in wool and silk and signed unde
1725, Aubusson Carton after Jean Pillement Material: Wool & silk Dimensions: 250 x 600 cm 1725, Aubusson Carton after Jean Pillement Material: Wool & silk Dimensions: 250 x 600 cm 1725, Aubusson Carton after Jean Pillement Material: Wool & silk Dimensions: 250 x 600 cm 1725, Aubusson Carton after Jean Pillement Material: Wool & silk Dimensions: 250 x 600 cm The tapestry depicts an exotic landscape with vast exotic fauna and flora, in the foreground, which are shimmering, intermingle, and wit
18TH CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE CONVERTED TO A LAMP With ‘famille rose’ decoration of chrysanthemums and other exotic flowers in shades of mostly pink, with some green, blue and gold, on a white ground. The base drilled and converted into a table lamp with a 19th century French gilt bronze mount . Re-electrified for the UK. Shown with a gathered rough silk 14″ French Empire shade, available separately. 18TH CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE CONVERTED TO A LAMP With ‘famille rose’ decoration of
Magnificient hanging in velvet, silk and gold from the town of Bursa. Situated in the North-West of current Turkey, the town was the centre of production for royal silk, facilitated by the blackberry culture around Nilufer. These hangings inspired by Venitian velvet were were sought after by the elite of the Ottoman Empire. 17th/18th century. Dimensions: 102 x 51,5 cm
Pair of George II Upholstered Mahogany Open Armchairs, England, 18th century, oak secondary wood, curved backs and seats, shepherd's crook armrests, cabriole legs ending in squared pads, silk damask upholstery, ht. 38 1/2, seat ht. 19, wd. 25 1/2, dp. 22 1/2 in. Estimate $300-500 One with crack in right front leg, one with loose joins and broken seat rail, worn upholstery, earlier repairs to frame. Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement giv
Ikeda Koson, (1801-1866), Hawkers in Snow, 19th century, ink and color on silk, artist signature and seal, scroll with ivory caps and box; School of Hanabusa Iccho, (1652-1724), Many Figures, 18th century, sumi ink on paper, artist signatures and seals, scroll with turned ivory caps and box; largest 42-3/4 x 16-3/4 in.
Dramatic and ornate, home décor done in the Baroque style takes inspiration from the late 18th century and is characterized by bold massing, colonnades, shaded painterly colors, the use of giltwood and marquetry features, and motifs depicting flowers, leaves, and cherubs. Give your guests beautiful seating with this set of dining chairs. With carved legs and ivory and peach silk, these chairs strike an alluring look.
Unknown Artist, Fugen: God of Meditation, 16th century, sumi ink, color and gold on paper, scroll with decorative brass dowel and calligraphic box; Unknown Artist, Godairiki: The Five Dieties, 15th century, colored ink and gold pigment on silk, scroll with decorative brass dowel and calligraphic box, potentially Chinese; After Soga Shohaku, (1730-1781), Shoki: The Demon Queller, 18th century, sumi ink on paper, seal, scroll with paper wrapped wooden dowel; largest 51-1/4 x 22-1/2 in.
Duodecimo (159 x 93 mm). 18th-century red half morocco, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, green silk page marker. Extremities lightly worn with spine ends a little chipped, boards scuffed, small tear to inner edge of title leaf, otherwise a very good copy. Woodcut head- and tailpieces, initials. An attractively bound 18th-century facsimile reprint of Choyselat's famous treatise on rural economics which recommends poultry farming as the most dependable means of assur
Duodecimo (157 x 93 mm). 18th-century red morocco, spine lettered in gilt with scrollwork tooled in gilt, French fillet border to boards, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, green silk page marker. Monogrammed library label to front pastedown, contemporary ink inscription to front free endpaper verso. Extremities rubbed with a few indents to top edge of front board, spine ends chipped and a little worn, small discolouration to marbled front free endpaper, a little dampstain to gutter of title leaf an