A dramatic 4-panel Japanese hand-painted silk screen depicting springtime birds amid cherry blossoms & tree boughs, signed and sealed, lower right. Meiji period, early 20th century. Overall dimensions (open) 64.5" H x 72" W; each panel is 17.5" W.
An Aesthetic movement Eastlake walnut swiveling fire screen within a carved, pierced fleur-de-lis (or fleur-de-lys) decorated frame, supported by carved, squared columns, topped by finials; all on triangular shaped legs. The screen is an old needlepoint coat-of-arms with a fleur-de-lis motif, enscribed: "RE E MERITO," behind glass. American, circa 1870.
A 19th Century Coalport footed porcelain tureen or saucier having a notched cover w/acorn finial top & original gilt serving spoon; masterful overall hand-painted multi-floral decoration w/gilt applique. England, c. 1870. Perfect condition, no repairs or restoration. Dimension; 7-5/8' W x 4 3/4" D x 4-3/4" H.
Antique birdseye and tiger maple wood clamp c1880. This is a very unusual large clamp with an adjustable triangular form. It would make a fine book holder. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
A Georgian style emerald green cut crystal footed compote. The ovoid-shape body is in the classic diamond pattern, on a hexagonal base, with a cut star design, verso. England, circa 1910. Dimensions: 6" H x 10" W x 6" D.