Antique Porcelain lamp base with cherubs. The mark can be see in one of the photographs and is probably Sitzendorf, Germany, Est. 1850. This factory produced imitation Meissen porcelain. Mid 19th century, hand painted porcelain oil lamp. Cherubs bearing a basket strewn with blossoms. This antique porcelain oil lamp base measures 6 inches high and is 5 inches in diameter at the base.
Civil War Collectors-here is an antique document that reflects the daily life of the Civil War soldier. It is a receipt, dated 5 December 1862 in Middletown, Connecticut, and issued by the Adams Express Company's Army and Soldiers Package Express. The receipt is for shipment of one box from Middletown to Washington, DC. The interesting part of this old document is in the fine print. The company promises only to get the package to a convenient point near the destination where it will be turned over to third parties for delivery to the consignee or the "Quartermaster or other officer of the regiment to which the consignee is attached." Disclaimers of liability follow. War was close to home in those days. Still-where were UPS and Federal Express when you needed them? The piece is approximately 8 and one quarter inches wide by 5 inches high. It has been framed for your enjoyment, and the overall dimensions are approximately 10 and three quarters inches by 8 and three quarters inches. Condition is excellent with no chips or tears. There are creases, as the recipient obviously folded the receipt to put it in his pocket, just as we would today. This is a fine piece of Americana, taken from the darkest hour of the country's history. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Rare pair of antique French bronze fawns. This irresistibly charming pair was brought back from France over twenty five years ago and dates from the 19th century. The life size figures are of equal quality to those of French sculptors Bayre, Mene, Fratin, Moigniez, Clodion and the Bonheurs. They are not signed as far as we can see, nor can we find a foundry mark. These are exquisite works of art by a master sculptor and are beautifully cast. Excellent original condition with beautiful brown patina. Each fawn measures 26 inches from ear to floor, 24 inches from nose to back foot, and 7 inches wide. 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 If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Vintage pair of Adams style inlaid wood bookends. They measure 7.5 inches high x 2 inches deep x 6 inches wide.
Oded Halahmy modern bronze sculpture of a tilted cube. Oded Halahmy began painting and sculpting at age 13 in Iraq, where he was born. His family settled in Israel in 1951 where he continued his craft. His father was a goldsmith and supported Oded's talent. Oded's love for bronze comes from watching his father create objects from gold and silver. This is one of his earliest works and is one of only ten made. His work is on display at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 137 Greene Street, New York, NY 10012. The sculpture measures 7 inches high overall. The cube measures 3.25 inches square and the marble base measures 5.5 inches square. Please see "The Common Ground/The Sculpture of Oded Halahmy" by Donald Kuspit and Sundaram Tagore, or visit http://www.odedhalahmy.com/history.shtml for more information on the artist.