American folk art walnut frame circa 1880. Excellent original condition. Measures 19 x 21 inches. Wonderful layered chip carving on undulating ellipses. This type of carving is often called tramp art, but it was actually done by skilled German immigrant wood craftsmen.
A large hand-carved Black Forest style wall bracket or shelf supported by classic woodland motifs, centering a tree-trunk, surrounded by acanthus leaves, acorn and acorn leaves, etc. German or Swiss, circa 1860. Dimensions: 13" H x 24" W x 8.75" D
Spanish colonial triple arm tin candelabra on paneled base circa 1800-50 in very good condition. This was a very complicated piece to make with all its bends and contours. Each joint was hand silver-soldered by a skilled tinsmith. Measures 14" high x 19" wide, with a 6.5" round base. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
British Silhouette Artists and their Work 1760-1860 by Sue McKechnie, 1978. First published in 1978 by Wilson Publishers, Ltd, for Sotheby Parke Bernet Publications. Houston Library discard. Book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Measures 12 x 9 x 3 inches.
19thc antique American stoneware crock with strong cobalt blue design. Measures 7.5 inches high and 8.5 inches across. No cracks, chips or repairs.