There are dogs and then there are bright dogs... and this pair of antique, large glass-eyed English Staffordshire dogs will light any room. They are in great shape and and are mounted on a wooden platform. The brass lamp posts are mounted behind the dogs preserving their integrity. fabulous character...1860's. Click Here for more images etc.
This fine porcelain ginger jar is from Northern China and is from the Jiaquing Period (1796 - 1820). Aside from having the orange peel texture, the fluidity and grace of the lines were created by a master craftsman. The cobalt blue ranges in three shades - a gentle tone and a medium darker one and a dark Persian blue primarily used on the bamboo leaves. The nice image of a bird watching a flying insect while two others escape. The details on the bird is stunning. Please use zoom feature to admire the work. Has the double blue circles of divination and happiness. Measures 5 1/2" High. Click Here for more images and info.
A fantastic French mirror with the torch and arrows of liberty and justice. It is in very good condition. The carved details give this mirror a regal look. It is classy and classic. The vermilion paint under the gold, shows very faintly here-and-there and gives the gold a nice depth. 1890. France. Measures: 17 3/4" by 29" H. Click here for more images etc.
This is a wonderful example of a French bedroom sofa. It has beautiful lines and the size makes it perfect and versatile...put it at the foot of a bed, in the hall, or kitchen. Found in northern France and recovered....and was declared a sweet ride by Retail Girl. Click Here for more info.
This lovely stool has beautiful corkscrew legs. Use the zoom feature to enjoy the smooth finish and deep patina on these legs! The top was replaced with a cool green checker pattern fabric. Found in England. c. 1860. Click Here for images etc.
These lovely Parisian tea tins are beautifully painted. Each has 2 flower paintings, one with a hunting horn, spears and arrows, and musical instruments. Click Here for more images and info.
This delightful pair of spelter lamp bases, feature a farmer and his wife holding woven baskets...she is standing alongside a till and he wheat and is holding a rake. The patina and character they have is amazing..traces of yellow, gold and bronze paint. Circa 1920's. Click Here for more images and info.
A Light Green vintage pie cooling rack. Folds to tuck away when not in use. Circa 1920's. 15 1/4" wide and 19" high. Drying space is 2 3/8' high .... perfect for apple or fruit tarts etc. Click Here for more images and info.