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Commanding Pair of Large Antique Japanese Bronze Champlevé Urns on Wood Stand

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is a large pair of antique Japanese bronze champlevé urns or vases. Each are high shouldered with tapered forms and a splayed foot. They are decorated with stylized flowering branches and patterns. They rest on custom wooden stands which are included. Champlevé is an enameling technique in the decorative arts, or an object made by that process, in which troughs or cells are carved, etched, die struck, or cast into the surface of a metal object and filled with vitreous enamel.  

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $2,500

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 Oil on canvas painting (Seated Cardinal)

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Wilmer was the son of a Falmouth chemist and studied at Falmouth School of Art and with Charles Napier Henry. He was also advised by Henry Scott Tuke and specialized in historical, religious and theatrical subjects, which he exhibited at the Royal Academy. A fine triptych painted by him is in the Warrior Chapel of King Charles the Martyr church, Falmouth. He exhibited regularly at the ROYAL Academy and his illustration of Arwenack House may be seen in Old Falmouth by Susan Gay (published 1903). Wilmer seems to have lived his life based at Falmouth and is buried in Falmouth cemetery. Signed and dated lower left

Condition Report: good, minor wear consistent age and use

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Price: $6,500

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19th Century Italian Carved Marble Putties Playing with Goat

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Very finely carved white marble putties playing with goat and tree trunk on wooden base.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $4,900

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19th Century Large Pricked Candlestick

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Antique French large gold gilded hand-hammered brass pricked candlestick featured tripod paw feet. With tall pointed spike on top to hold candle.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use.

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Price: $890

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Large Antique Chinese Carved Jade and Stone

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is a rare antique and very detailed large exquisitely openwork carved mountain, futures carved jade in form of bamboo and bonsai tree covering small temple, stands on same carved stone as part of mountain.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $6,500

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Large Oval Hand-Carved Giltwood Mirror

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Large hand-carved giltwood oval mirror in style of Hepplewhite. The well carved giltwood has openwork some of which covers the mirror giving it the appearance of multiple mirrors.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $2,600

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Magnificent Antique Signed and Stamped Bronze Tall Lamp

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is this magnificent antique bronze sculpture which has been professionally converted to a lamp featuring a cherub with archery accents. This winged angel has delightful character and rests on a bronze base. The stained glass shade appears to be old and original to the time of conversion.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $3,800

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Very Large 19th Century Italian Hand-Carved Dining Set with 18 Chairs

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: We proudly offer this magnificent antique Italian Renaissance table with a very unusual 18 chairs and matching buffet. The table comfortably seats 12 without the two original leaves but when you add the two large leaves by quite simply extending the table at the ends utilizing the decorative pulls it easily converts to a table for 16. The leaves and table are decorated with the same carvings around the perimeter. The legs of the table are decorated with the famous fish motif and flower carvings. The chair’s’ backs are topped with a basket of fruit carving and acanthus leaf decorations. The front legs are also hand-carved. The matching buffet is a real addition to the set as the items are so often separated. The buffet has four doors and three drawers all with original bronze hardware. This set is a marvelous find and one we rarely come across. The chairs are covered in a rust Chenille fabric that exhibit almost no use however if you would like to change the fabric we would gladly assist you with this using our professional design and restoration services. Table with out leaves; 86" W x 47" D x 31" ht with leaves; 141" W. two leaves; 28" D. each. Chairs; 44" ht x 19.50 W x 19" D. seat ht ; 21" Side board; 75" W x 38" ht x 24" D.

Condition Report: good , minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $24,000

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20th Century Grand Pair of Baroque Style Armchairs Chairs

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Fantastic pair of large-scale Italian carved Baroque style armchairs lavished with damask fabric that has been newly reupholstered and refurbished by our very experienced and talented in house staff. These chairs are very comfortable sitting in which to sit and will make a great addition to your room.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $4,500

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Antique French Louis XVI Style Set of Four Chairs

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Elegant set of four French, Louis XVI style chairs. These 19th century walnut chairs feature rounded back and bow front with the medallion back. These chairs have been restored and thus are quite sturdy and they have been reupholstered with a luxury fabric appropriate for the period with all the work done by our talented in house craftsman.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $2,400

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Antique Renaissance Italian Walnut Cherub Hat or Coat Rack

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is a magnificently carved work of art that is incredibly versatile. It could be used as a traditional coat and hat rack or more creativity as an incredible towel rack in a luxurious bathroom. Let your mind wander with this one. The quality of this piece is outstanding.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use.

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Price: $3,900

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Custom Italian Louis XV Style Sectional with Two Chairs

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Wow! We have never seen a sectional set like this one leading us to believe it was custom-made for a specific buyer sometimes in the 1920's or so. The set consists of a sectional that comfortably seats seven and two chairs . The sectional is actually there pieces attached together. The Italian walnut is beautifully carved with unparalleled openwork. The sides and back of this set makes as much of a statement s the front. It was custom reupholstered a year ago with a sea foam color. You won't ever see one like this again. It is absolutely fantastic!!

Condition Report: Good , minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $12,000

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Tall Art Nouveau Style French Ceramic Vase

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is this Art Nouveau style French Ceramic Vase; of tapered from with three gilt loop handles at the rim; and with gilt floral designs on cobalt blue ground.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,600

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Antique Capodimonte Hand-Painted Urn with Lid

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Capo-di-Monte porcelain was first made in Naples, Italy, from 1743 to 1759. The factory moved near Madrid, Spain, reopened in 1771, and worked to 1821. since that time, the Doccia factory of Italy acquired the molds and is using the crown and N mark. The capo-di-monte porcelain factory was founded after Charles of Bourbon married Amelia of saxony, whose grandfather founded the Meissen factory. Societa Ceramica Richard is a modern -day firm often referred to as Ginori or capo-di- monte. This company also uses the crown and N mark. This urn is perfect example of wonderful early twenty century hand-painted with parcel gilding over porcelain. Classical figurines, with bacchus head handles.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $1,500

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Antique 19th Century German Black Forest Hall Tree

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is this delightful Black Forest carved hall stand featuring a mother bear with her two cubs happily playing in the branches above her. This piece serves as both a coat and hat rack as well as an umbrella stand.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $6,000

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Rare Pair of Extremely Large Chinese Carved Wood and Porcelain Table Screens

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Proudly offered is this large and impressive complimentary pair of Chinese screens. We see many hand screens but rarely see ones of this size or quality of these magnificent treasures. The screens feature large hand-painted images featuring birds, flowers and script on porcelain inset into open work carved wood table screens. It is a wonderful idea to divide rooms in restaurants or any room in your home using these magnificent screens.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $8,500

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19th Century Louis XVI Style Marble-Top Console

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is this exclusive 19th century French Louis XVI style marble-top console which is made from hand-carved walnut. Finishing this piece is a wonderfully matched rust colored marble-top.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $3,500

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Antique Louis XVI Style Gilt Bronze Four-Arm Sconces, Set of Three

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is a magnificent set of three antique gilt bronze sconces with a rare four arms. The lower portion of the sconce is decorated with a face and the upper features a basket of flowers and a bow. The globes are new are and made of glass resembling rose petals.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $5,100

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Large Bronze Antique Fireplace Andirons

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Monumental bronze mid-19th century very large pair of andirons, each is surmounted by graceful woman standing on shell, flanked by putti on each side of shell, the base is formed from two very detailed sculptures of woman and man seating by fire. This set is most amazing Andiron that we ever come cross through out years. This set use to be in castle in France.  

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $8,500

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18th Century Oak Refectory Table

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: We proudly offer this magnificent antique Jacobean hand-carved oak refectory table with two drawers. It is from 18th century, England . It stand on four carved legs with a stretcher in middle. As it has two drawers it could be used as a desk. The patina on this piece is absolutely fantastic and we should all grow old with such grace!

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $3,700

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Large Solid Rock Crystal Bowl with Handles

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Extraordinary solid carved rock crystal centerpiece tazza, beautifully carved two handles and scallop shape base.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $4,800

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Antique Chinese Jade Table Screen with Dragons

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is an excellent jade table screen with the ever popular dragon motif. There are actually nine separate jade panels. Five of the panels have open work carvings and the remaining four have Chinese script. The rosewood frame is accented with brass inlay further indicating the importance of this work of art.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $6,800

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Antique French Hand-Painted Ceramic Centerpiece

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Antique French painted ceramic centerpiece featuring a creature on one side, wings on the other, both topped by a crown. There are two griffins used as handles. It has beautiful craftsmanship and is a great addition to any room.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,100

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Antique European Hand-Painted Porcelain Jardanier

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This gorgeous hand-painted ceramic bowl features a woman on one side with two more ladies bracketing her in the middle. The reverse a cherub in a water scene and two dragons on either side. The handles are rams heads. The colors are spectacular.

Condition Report: good

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Price: $2,500

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Antique Lap Desk with Ebony Wood Inlay

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is fine example of an antique lap desk.

Condition Report: good

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Price: $900

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Antique Large Silver Plvated Centerpiece Bowl

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Beautifully designed silver plated on copper centerpiece bowl with dolphin legs and ram's head as handles, large enough to use for champagne bottle holder or simply as a fruit bowl.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,500

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 Antique Gold Gilded Bronze Ormolu and Crystal Urn

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Gorgeous French gold gilded ormolu dore bronze-mounted crystal urn on stand.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,700

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Italian Hand-Painted Large Platter

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Offered is an incredible, very large hand-painted ceramic Italian platter with hunting scene and trees. It has very vibrant colors and could be used as beautiful art for hanging on wall or as a center piece.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,900

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Antique Royal Dux Porcelain Figurine

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Gracefully detailed 19th century Royal Dux porcelain of woman figurine with shell and urn. Hand-painted in earth tone color of soft green and rust and beige. "Pink triangle mark."

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,700

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Antique 19th Century Sèvres Hand-Painted Urn

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Magnificent 19th century Sèvres hand-painted on porcelain urn with cover, mounted on gilded bronze and ormolu as handles. Beautifully designed and painted couple in 17th century style.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,900

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French 19th Century Ormolu and Baccarat Crystal Pair of Candelabras

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: A sensational antique large gold gilded bronze, and baccarat crystal five-arm candelabra. The impressive fine workmanship of gold gilded leaf and grapes surrounded on bronze base. Hand-cut baccarat crystal swags, rosettes, long prisms, and grapes truly adds to the elegance of these unique candelabras.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $25,000

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Antique Hand-Painted and Gilded Large Vase

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: We proudly offer this gorgeous, old Paris hand-painted and gold gilded on porcelain vase. It features painted lovers on one side and painted flowers on the opposite side. It has two gilt handles two handles and matching pedestal.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $1,700

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Large Bronze Tazza or Centerpiece

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Superb large neoclassic tazza or centerpiece. Features mythological shepard scene in the foreground with a man with a staff conversing with a beautiful young maiden while she attends her sheep. In the background another harvests fruit from a tree all against a horizon of beautiful mountains.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,500

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Rosenthal Versace Coffee Set

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Rosenthal Versace "Ikarus Barocco" coffee set. Six cups and saucers. One creamer with lid. One sugar bowl with saucer. One coffee pot with lid.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,700

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Magnificent Large Antique Japanese Zushi Shrine

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This wonderful traveling (zushi) shrine dates from the late Edo to early Meiji Period. The character in the center is Fudo Myo-o and he is seated, holding a sword with a fierce, menacing expression which is meant to conquer evil and pave the way to enlightenment. He is wearing a halo of flames. The shrine has two doors that conceal the statue that is revealed upon opening in a wonderful gilt interior. The piece is well mounted on an ornate bronze frame. This is an exceptional and unusual item to enhance any collection.

Condition Report: Good, Minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $3,500

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Antique Chinese Cloisonné Elephants

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: These elephant treasures are truly mesmerizing and will be the focal point of any room. The candle holders date from the late 19th century to the early 20th century and show wear commensurate with their age. They are multi color with yellow being the most prominent and stand an impressive 22 ½ inches without candles. Cloisonné is an ancient technique for decorating metalwork objects using vitreous enamel. The decoration is formed by first adding compartment to the metal object by soldering or affixing silver or gold wires or thin strips placed on their edges. These remain visible in the finished piece, separating the different compartments of the enamel or inlays, which are often of several colors. Cloisonné enamel objects are worked on with enamel powder made into a paste, which then needs to be fired in a kiln.      

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $4,700

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Old Capodimonte Box

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is an old Capodimonte box, circa 1920, with bronze trim and hand painting on the embossed art.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,500

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Antique, 19th Century Carved French Large Walnut Wall Shelf

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is an expertly carved French antique wall shelf or sconce featuring a winged angel at the center and birds on both sides. Also decorating the piece are carved flowers and acanthus leaves. The expertise of the carver is quite evident in this fine piece.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $1,900

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Delft Blue and White Glazed Dish

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Massive delft blue and white glazed dish of elaborate Rococo form with foliate flourishes bordering a figurative mythological scene, Shield mark with initial G.B and possibly dated 1743.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $2,500

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Baccarat Hand-Cut Crystal Box

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Baccarat hand-cut crystal box with gold-plated brass trimming and includes a key.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,900

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Chinese jade Quan Yin figural group

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This well carved figure depicts the Quan Yin holding a vase of her tears and seated near the mountain edge above the the ocean. Next to her is a child with hands in the praying position and the face turned outward. The jade is of pale color and has good translucency. The back is carved also with a scene of a dwelling and a tree in a village setting thus the piece can be displayed on a table as well as on a shelf. Jade has been collected not only for its artistic merit but also for its investment value and its healing ability as believed by many.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $6,800

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Antique Original Art Nouveau Inkwell

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This magnificent inkwell is gold gilt bronze and the faces of two maidens and sleek curvilinear lines of Art Nouveau pieces.

Condition Report: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use

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Price: $1,500

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Antique Gilt Bronze Gothic Style Lidded Box

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: The box features warriors in a suit of arms on the front, sides have a griffin, the back has a dog hunting a rabbit and the top has medieval helmet. The whole box is very well detailed with the inside having the original velvet. The box has a lock with the original key.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $1,200

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Antique Gilt Bronze Tazza

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Antique Gilt Bronze Tazza

Condition Report: good

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Price: $900

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Hand-Painted Venetian Urn with Lid

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is a magnificent hand-painted with 24-karat gold urn with an orientalism theme. Both sides of the urn are well painted with a battle scene. The amount of 24-karat paint is rarely seen on a piece lending to it’s significance.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $850

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Collection of Five Russian Hand-Painted Eggs

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: The tradition of giving Faberge eggs began in 1884 when the czar gave his wife an egg fabricated by Faberge with a secret treasure inside. In that tradition these finely painted eggs and stands are made out of one block of wood and then lacquered and hand-painted with oil and gold paint. Each features a significant person from Russian history. In order from left to right are: Alexandra wife of Tsar Nikolay II the last Emperor of Russia and friend of Rasputin, Tsar Nikolay II of the Romano family and last Tsar of Russia, Mikhail Fedorovich Tsar of Russia from 1613-1643, Tsar Peter I also Known as Peter the Great, Catherine the Great first a German Princess and later wife to Peter the Great. All of the eggs were painted by M. N. Nadezhdina of Abramtsevo in 1999.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $3,750

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Pair of Chinese Carved Spinach Jade Urns

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: This is a pair of Chinese carved spinach jade covered urns; each with a faceted and tapered form. The panels contain a gilt dragon to the front and verso and also contain gilt incised Archaistic calligraphy to the sides. The handles are scrolled from the base to the neck. The pieces have gilt inscribed, matching covers. The jade is of a fine, even coloration throughout and uniquely very thinly carved requiring them most expert of craftsmanship. Gilt enhancements to jade pieces are reserved for only the finest examples of jade and craftsmanship and thus are rarely available. The custom wood bases are included.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $8,500

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Antique 19th Century an Original Large Signed Bronze Sculpture by Emile-Picault

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: A spectacular, original, very large, master piece bronze sculpture by "Emile- Louis Picault", Emile- Louis Picault (Paris) 1833-1915 - Picault was a prolific and commercially successful sculptor best known for works depicting allegorical and patriotic subjects, and mythological heroes. Emile -Louis picault was a student of Louis Royer and exhibited a wide genre of sculpture at the Paris salon from 1860-1909. His bronze sculptures are amongst his most popular works and follow in the tradition of decorative sculpture in France during the late 19th century.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $12,000

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Antique French with Fleur De Lis Carving Bench

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: Antique French very large finely hand-carved bench which features: Beautifully hand caved cantis leaves, urns and middle panel with carved coat of arms with three Fleur de lis on walnut wood.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $3,700

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Monumental French Gilt Bronze on Marble Base Mantle Clock

Ships From: Laguna Beach, CA US

Description: A fine 19th century large white marble base and gold original gilding ormolu mantel clock. Attractive details of bronze cherubs seating on each side of gold gilded bronze fruit urn, enamel face on clock also surrounded with gold gilded leaf fruit on Carrara marble base. With all original movement. This mantle clock is truly amazing peace of art to any collector's home.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $27,000

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