Kashan, Persian oriental carpet or rug c1930 8.8 x 12.6 Red floral field. Central medallion and corners. Navy blue main border. A fine example with delicate drawing and beautiful color. Excellent condition with no restorations.
Bronze figure of Eugene O'Neill as a child. We are honored to have been chosen by Mr Legassie to sell this bronze in a limited edition. The figure measures 12 inches high by 16 inches long by 8 inches wide. The entire sculpture measures 18.5 inches high by 18.5 inches long by 11 inches wide, including the mahogany base. Artist's Biography: Norman Legassie began his sculpture career at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut, and was awarded scholarships for study for three consecutive years. He was a faculty member there from 1983 to 1988, teaching portrait and figure sculpture.This sculptor's principle works include the portrait bust of Senator Thomas Dodd, which stands in the entry of the Thomas J. Dodd Archives & Research Center of Judaic Studies and Oral History, at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. Mr. Legassie's seven-foot bronze figure of an American construction worker, completed in 1993, is a memorial to the victims of the 1987 L'Ambiance Plaza building collapse in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In addition, his portrait bust of George W. Crawford, 33rd Sovereign Grand Commander, is on view at the Prince Hall Freemasonry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Other principle works include a larger version of this bronze figure of the American playwright Eugene O'Neill as a child, located at City Pier, New London, CT, with smaller versions installed at the Beinecke Library, Yale University, and in Shelykovo, Soviet Union, at the country estate of the 19th-century Russian dramatist, Alexander Ostrovsky. Mr. Legassie's portrait bust of Susanne K. Langer, American philosopher and author, can be found at the Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College, New London, CT, while other portraits and sculptures are in public, private, and corporate collections.
Early American country pine work table with sliding drawer c1830. This early country furniture piece has two wide top boards and original finish. Measures 60 inches wide by 30 inches deep and 30 inches high. The drawer measures 5 and one half inches high by 40 inches wide and is quite unusual because it slides through on either side on wood rollers. Deep rich old patina. This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
American Federal cherry butler's chest circa 1790. Two small drawers over a large central drawer flanked by two bottle drawers over three drawers. All original except the finish which was enhanced many years ago. A rare piece of American Federal furniture in a very unusual size and form. It measures 49.5 inches high to the wave cut back splash, 40.5 inches high to the surface, 42.5 inches wide and 20 inches deep. Fine hand cut dovetails. The gently scalloped base ends in low French feet. 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
American Sheraton Mahogany antique D End Dining Table. circa 1810 to 1820. This "antique dining table" measures 47 inches wide by 47 inches long and the table top is 29 and one half inches off the ground. Each leaf measure 20 and three quarters inches. When it is fully opened it measures 88 inches. Both leaves have to be raised at the same time to extend the table.Good original condition.The legs are lovely each with long slim fluted tapers.This is a very popular form because the table can be separated and used as two servers. 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