Antique English child's glider rocking horse. Hand carved, 1st quarter 20th century, absolutely charming. Made by Lines Brothers, probably a "Sportiboy" model. Original mane, tail and glass eyes. Very good condition for its age and use with just a small piece missing from one ear. Glides back and forth smoothly. The horse measures 40 inches long x 8 inches wide x 29 inches high; the base it is mounted to is 44 inches long x 16 inches wide x 18 inches high. The overall height is 38 inches.This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
French bronzed metal sculpture of a lighthouse and a seaman tossing a life preserver from the rocks. Stamped Made in France. Measures 58 inches tall, 23 inches wide, and 15 inches deep. Very good condition. The lighthouse is electrified and the light rotates.
Vintage hand crafted Eqyptian Revival lounge chair made by Smith Watson Cabinet Makers in the mid to late 20thc. Wonderful lacquer and gold leaf design motif of snakes and serpents. Measures 72 inches long, 36 inches high to the back, 14 inches high to the seat, and 22 inches deep. The original cane has some damage which the custom made cushion rectifies. Signed on bottom with the original plaque.
Rare antique hand carved teak veranda swing. India, early 20th century. The measurements are: 88” high, 109” wide at the top, 34” deep at the top, 19 wide at the base, and 30” deep at the base. The chains are 62” long. The swing seat is 56.75” wide and 27” deep. Beautiful original polychrome surface and excellent condition. Strong and comfortable.
The decoration was inspired by the miniature Mughal paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries in India. Each scene is hand painted over true silver leaf, accented with areas of gold leaf. There are scenes of courtly life, the hunt, lovers, gardens and exotic animals. Truly one of a kind and custom made, there is no other like it. The chest has no drawer pulls because owner chose to display it as a work of art; however, drawer pulls could easily be added. Measures 30 inches wide, 14 inches deep, and 28.5 inches high. Lovely condition. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 203 488-1919 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques