Early Chinese wooden well pulley, 17th to 18th century. Carved from a single block of wood. It weighs 43 pounds and measures 17 inches wide, 14 inches deep and 19.5 inches tall mounted on its stand. The wood is so dense and heavy it is nearly petrified. 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
Companion hand-colored, pen & ink drawings of Georgian-style building facades. English School, c. 1850. Custom matted and framed w/gold fillet. Dimensions (both): 17 3/4" x 21 3/4"
Italian white-glazed majolica pottery hanging bracket in the neo-classic design, circa 1900. Marked with a rooster figure, identifying the Cantagalli Works, Florence, Italy, founded circa 1878. Dimensions: 9" W x 9" D x 9" L.
Large antique cast iron pair of garden urns. Designed with renaissance style rampant lions. Excellent casting and condition. Each urn weighs around 250-300 pounds and measures 49 inches high, 32 inches across with 24 inch openings. Purchased in a Newport, RI, antique shop in 1960. This item is on view in our exhibit located at the Old SayBrook Antiques Center in Old SayBrook CT.
Extraordinary pair of antique Chinese carved wood window panels or screens c1900. The panels are quite large, each measuring 45.75" wide x 60" high x 1 and 3 eighths" thick. Open carved with birds, bats, flowers, butterflies, deer, squirrels and fruited vines. The panels are all mortised together with special interlocking joints unique to Chinese joinery. This is the finest pair we have come by in our 43 years of selling fine Asian art. 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: OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com