Unique Italian Empire Console with Matching Mirror Circa 1830

Item Number: 6658

This beautiful Italian Empire set is comprised of a matching mirror and console and was created in the early 19th century circa 1830. The piece is detailed in hand carvings. The gold leaf gild work contrasts quite well against the painted brick red background. The piece is adorned with Egyptian influences and style; note the sphinxes, crown, and acanthus leaves for example. The torch legs are unique in their shape, as is the gorgeous column work which frames the mirror. Faux marble is painted at the base to match the original marble top of the console, furthering the sense of balance in the pair.

Price: $95,000 view item

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Pair of Gold Leafed and Hand-Carved Napoleon III Mirrors

Item Number: 6764

This beautiful pair of French Napoleon III mirrors are gold leafed and date back to the 19th century, circa 1860. The immaculate hand carving throughout is both beautiful and unique to the pair. Note the frame, the draping ribbon-work adorned with foliage, and especially the gorgeous shell surrounded by flowing elements atop the mirror. The mirror itself is bevelled and enclosed by mirrored side panels. The pair is quite large, six feet tall, and is poised to make a stately presence in any room.

Price: $95,000 for the pair view item

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Italian Early 19th Century Marble Console

Item Number: 546x

This beautifully carved marble console was made in Italy in the early 19th century. The top piece features Carrara marble, while the hand carved columns are breche violette. These feature fluted fronts and sides as well as carved Italianate scrolls and leaves. 

Price: $9,500 view item

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Pair of Hand Painted French 19th Century Wall Pockets for Flowers

Item Number: 5975

These beautiful French 19th century faience glazed terra cotta wall pockets are for the use of flowers and greenery. The face is delicately painted with blue and yellow flowers, and green leaves around each of the flower holes on top.

Price: $2,750 for the pair view item

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Collection of Wall Pockets

French faience glazed terra cotta wall pockets for the use of flowers and greenery

Price: $395 for pair view item

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Early 19th Century French Barometer, Hand Carved and Gold Leafed

Item Number: 6878

This magnificent French Louis XVI barometer dates back to the 19th century and features a bas-relief medallion, decorative urn at top, vines and tassels on either side. The piece is hand carved and gold leafed with acanthus leaves framing the barometer and acorn finial at bottom.

Price: $12,500 view item

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Pair of late 19th Century Spanish Terra Cotta Plates

Item Number: 1935

This beautiful pair of Spanish terra cotta plates features a man and woman extending from the piece with shields to their right and left, and dates back to the late 19th century. The lady holds a fan, necklace, and elaborate dress, with lace mantilla falling from a comb on her head. The Gentleman holds his hand to his chin as if he is taken by the Lady’s beauty. He wears a plumed hat and bolero jacket encrusted with beads, and a cape draped from his left shoulder.

Price: $3,500 pair view item

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Set of Three Large 19th Century Louis XV Bronze d’Ore Sconces

Item Number: 343x

This set of French Louis XV single light sconces are made of bronze d’ore and date back to the 19th century. The pieces are adorned with acanthus leaves which outreach from the round foliate bracket. The fluted arms extend to the bobeches which are embellished with grapes.

Price: $2,750 Each, set of two $5000, set of three $7000 view item

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Large French 19th Century Bronze Sconce

Item Number: 339x

This grand sized French bronze sconce features a single light with a satin finished globe in the shape of a flame, and dates back to the 19th century. The piece is quite large, almost three feet tall and nearly two and a half feet deep. The partially fluted arm extends from a bulb of acanthus leaves, with more leaves outreaching from the arm and the immaculately balanced scroll work. A final detailed fleurette sits in the middle of the scroll work adding to this balance and helping the piece feel light even with its grandiose and stately presence.

Price: $8,500 view item

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Set of Four 19th Century Louis XV Four Branch Bronze Sconces

Item Number: 342x

This set of four, Louis XV four light bronze sconces comes to our collection from France and dates back to the 19th century. The pieces are well balanced and detailed; note the simple candle cups paired with detailed bobeches, the slight fluting in the arms absorbing into outreaching and sprawling acanthus leaves. The piece comes together and attaches to the wall through paired, resting acanthus leaves. Lastly an open lotus flower finial rests below. The simplicity and detail is bound to bring a fantastic element of France to any wall.

Price: $7,500 For the pair, 14,000 for the set of Four view item

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