19th Century Rose Canton Temple Jars

Item Number: 253

This pair of splendid Rose Canton Temple Jars date back to the 19th century and feature an unusual color palette. Floral elements set against a white background adorn the tops while the more ornate pattern work on the base is set against a unique pink rose background. The jars are in beautiful condition and offer an insight into the artistry and craftsmanship of the time.

Price: $12,000 for the pair view item

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Pair of Art Nouveau Lamps with Delicate Satin Glass Roses

Item Number: 2544

These elegant art nouveau single light lamps come directly from France and date back to the late 19th century. Their shape is magnificent, mirroring the curious lines of nature, and they feature delicate acanthus leaves along the steam with a gorgeous satin glass rose surrounding each light. They are made of bronze d’ore, which is slightly patinated. They bring a delightful sense of movement and nature to any space they find themselves in.

Price: $3,500 for the pair view item

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Early Mid-20th Century Cylindrical Solid Brass Hanging Lantern

Item Number: 582x

This early 20th century Louis XVI cylindrical brass lantern features curved glass panels, and most notably an impressively heavy brass construction. The glass panels surround a central stem which carries 5 lights through the interior. Four acorn finials can be found at the top and bottom of the brass, and the lantern as a whole is suspended beautifully by curved and knotted arms.

Price: $3,750 each, also available as a pair or set of 4 view item

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Louis XVI 19th Century Hand-Carved and Gold Leaf Marble Top Console

Item Number: 6853

This incredibly elegant and stately freestanding Louis XVI console table dates to the 19th century and features immaculately hand-carved wood. The piece sports cylindrical fluted legs with a number of contours and details. At the base, each leg is brought together by a beautiful urn topped stretcher hosting a flame. Following the piece upwards, the legs connect to a magnificent apron with a classic Louis XVI design, in this instance an impressive reticulated open weave. The piece is hand-painted with gold leaf in its entirety. Finally, resting atop the apron sits the original contoured Carrara marble.

Price: $9,000 view item

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French 19th Century Transition Period Hand-Carved Giltwood Console with Marble Top

Item Number: 6932

This incredible Transition Period console table is in excellent condition for its 18th century origins. The transition period refers to the brief time in French history between the ruling of Louis XV and Louis XVI, and both emperors influences are seen here. Louis XV most notably is seen in the curvature of the marble top, apron, and curvature of the top of the legs. As we transition from the top of the piece to the base, the legs transition from the Louis XV curvature to the straightness found in Louis XVI. The piece is made of hand-carved wood and features hoofed feet, a beautiful urn connecting the legs at the base, acanthus leaves, a greek key motif on the apron, and draped hand-carved ribbons. The console is covered in hand-painted gold leaf and the contoured marble is original to the piece.

Price: $35,000 view item

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18th Century Austrian Hand-Carved and Painted Cabinet Accented with Gold Leaf

Item Number: 6676A

This 18th Century Austrian painted cabinet is absolutely exquisite. The piece features raised panels on the sides, raised floral elements are covered in gold leaf and head to the pedestals with acanthus leaves and scroll work. A carved crest and urn sit at the top of the piece with ribbons of joining tassels flowing to the exterior. The cabinet is adorned with gold leaf accented paintings, features unusually curved shelves originally used to display fine dish-ware, and finally features the beautiful original glass. The glass has ‘settled,’ giving it the subtle waves in the reflections seen here not as imperfections, but a delicate portrayal of time and history.

Price: $175,000 view item

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Louis XV Bronze & Rock Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 5756

French 19th century Louis XV bronze d'ore & rock crystal 40 light chandelier. This magnificent rock crystal and bronze d’ore chandelier comes from the Paris residence of the Baron James-Mayer de Rothschild, the legendary l’Hotel Talleyrand. At what was probably the most exquisite “hotel particulier” in Paris, the Rothschilds’ entertained lavishly. Historically, when the building was purchased by the U. S. government after World War II, l’Hotel Talleyrand became the site of the administration of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe. The building continues to host international, political, and cultural events bearing witness to this opulent lifestyle today The value of rock crystal is determined by its weight, clarity, and size, a trifecta in which this chandelier excels. Please note specifically the large carved pieces of rock crystal in the middle, and the ball at the bottom.

Price: $750,000 view item

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Rare and Stunning 19th Century French Empire Mahogany Desk and Bookshelf

Item Number: 6759/6760

This curved desk and bookshelf pair is both extremely rare and undeniably stunning. The pair dates back to the 19th century, is made of mahogany, and sports the empire style classically, seen most notably in the bronze d’ore mounts. The bookshelf features exquisite crossed arrows at the base with hidden pull out drawers above. Bronze feet rest above the white marble lip, which continue up mahogany columns to a set of gorgeous profiles. Empire mounts adorn the piece above. The desk features six drawers, bronze d’ore and patinated bronze stylized cheetahs, magnificent swan pulls original to the piece, and an inlaid black leather top. It’s unique in the placement of the detailed mounts. Usually, these would be seen on the exterior facing visitors in order to display wealth and beauty, here however the details are found facing the desk’s owner, perhaps in an effort to keep this beauty close to the seated beholder. The pair would work magnificently together in a library, or individually as a freestanding desk and a separate bar display. Desk: 7' 10" wide x 25" deep x 29 1/2" tall Bookcase: 11' 4" wide x 46" deep x 8' 9" tall

Price: $130,000 set discounted from $150,000 set view item

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Pair of French 19th century Louis XVI Bronze Silverplated Bouilliotte Lamps

Item Number: 5856

Pair of French 19th century Louis XVI silverplate bouilliotte lamps with rams’ head at the end of each arm, topped with green tole shades and acorn finials.

Price: $14,000 pair view item

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Pair of Bronze Sconces Resembling a Lily Flower

Item Number: 544x

This cast bronze blooming sconce features a unique shape, detailed casting, and a simple design that translates the beauty of nature into lighting. The piece is available as a pair, or a set of four and has the potential to bring a garden of light into any room.

Price: $375 for the pair view item

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