A striking American primitive or naive painting of a cut watermelon and peaches in a shallow, scalloped ceramic dish; oil on artist's board, mounted in a classic silver leaf frame w/linen fillet. Painting size: 19.5" W x 14.5" H. American, anonymous, circa 1850.
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.