A highly carved Black Forest basket form valuables box featuring four cats at play. The dome shaped body is foliate decorated, all on four scrolled feet in the Rococo style. Germany, circa 1890. Dimensions: 8.5" H x 14" W x 7.5" D. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER, 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
18th to early 19th century English papier mache snuff box. The hand-painted scene depicts a horse and rider. The rider holds a whip in his right hand and a sack at the end of a long stick held over his right shoulder as his horse horse jumps over a fence. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER, 756 MIDDLESEX AVE, OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm. www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Early American painted yellow wash stand. Connecticut or Maine, circa 1830. Now fitted with removable glass panel over the original wash basin cut-out. Excellent condition including its original hand painted decoration. Measures 18 inches wide x 17 inches deep x 31 inches high to the surface and 35.5 inches high to the splash board.
Early American folk art sampler dated 1839. The center medallion reads "18 APD 39." Very good condition, nicely framed, never glued down. The design includes birds, flowers, potted trees, fruit baskets, angels, roosters, and an upper central figure holding a liberty pole, a symbol of liberty, freedom and independence. Marked GPD top left, TPN top right, TDB lower left, CK lower right. Highly detailed with neat, evenly stitched needlepoint in a balanced overall design including borders. Measures 20 inches square.
An unusual 19th century Continental hand painted tole tray with brass handles, depicting an Italian pastoral landscape on a cream color background with floral sprays and neoclassic scenery, newly custom mounted as a tray table with faux bamboo legs and cross stretchers. Tray circa 1880. Dimensions: 32" W x 21.5" D x 22" H.