A Grand Tour gilt cast bronze figure of a bull in charging stance with sharply incised coat and features. Continental origin, probably Italian, circa 1900. Dimensions: 4" H x 7" W x 3" D.
A rare Artek-Pascoe leg splint in excellent condition made by Charles Eames and assisted by Artek-Pascoe on the East Coast. These are the rarest of all the Eames splints, made in a very limited edition. These were not signed. Measures 42.5 high x 8 wide x 4.25 deep.
Vintage Jay Strongwater Limited Edition picture frame number 75 of 250. This frame is classic Jay Strongwater, being among the most detailed ever crafted. In mint estate condition, it measures 19 x 15 inches overall with a photo display area of 9.5" x 7.5 inches. Quoted from Jay Strongwater's biography: "My career began in 1981 with a necklace created for my mother. Years later, after gaining success and recognition as a jewelry designer, I created my first bejeweled picture frame. Since that first frame, the collection has grown to encompass luxurious designs from figurines to furniture. I am very proud to work with a talented team of designers and artisans in New York, Rhode Island, and around the world to realize each handcrafted treasure."
Museum quality classical Greco Roman sculpture reproduction, circa 1960. This is an exact duplication of a marble sculpture of a draped woman from antiquity. It was made from fiberglass or fiberstone with a hand painted perfectly authentic patina. It is a stunning piece. It truly looks like an artifact just recovered from an archaeological dig. It measures 63 inches tall mounted on a steel museum stand, and it weighs about 80 pounds. Excellent condition from a CT estate. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Set of 4 antique garden statues depicting the Four Seasons. Nineteenth century. The Four Seasons is an ancient decorative motif. Each season is represented as an allegorical figure bearing traditional iconographic symbols: bouquets of flowers for spring; sheaves of wheat for summer; clusters of grapes for autumn; and bundles of firewood for winter. The Romans typically represented the seasons as voluptuous goddesses known as the Horae. Each graceful figure measures 48-49 inches high and weighs 175 to 200 lbs. Finely detailed and finished casting, probably from a New York foundry. Found in Newport, RI, in 1960. 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