Chinese hand carved picture frame with beveled glass circa 1880. Very finely pierced carved. The frame measures 8.5 x 12 inches and takes a 6.5 x 10 inches photo. Excellent condition.
Catalogue of Japanese Paintings and Prints in the Mr. and Mrs. Richard P. Gale Collection by J. Hillier. First edition in two volumes in the original slip case. Published by Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc., Rutand, Vermont, Tokyo, Japan and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Measures 9.5 x 13 x 2.5. Very good clean condition.
Pair of early 20th century Chinese Export sterling silver candlesticks made by Hung Chong. The candlesticks are entwined with repousse-work dragons, and are stamped with two marks: "HC" enclosed in a rectangle indicating Hung Chong; and the Shanghai guarantee mark. They each measure 7.25 inches tall and are in excellent condition.
Antique Chinese carved wood pedestal for a porcelain vase or urn. Circa 1800-1850. Measures 5.5 inches across by 2 inches high with a 2.75 inches opening. Excellent condition with old rich patina. 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
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 to facilitate use of the drawers. 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