Large antique French Baroque gold leaf framed mirror, circa 1900. This frame is of museum quality, in excellent condition. Measures 58 x 52 inches outside and approximately 36 x 44 inches inside. It once held a portrait of James Havemeyer, the former Governor of New York. The original label is on the reverse. It is now mounted with a plate glass mirror. Photographs do not do it justice. The gold leaf is in pristine condition. 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
Vintage pair of hand made Italian gold gilt, wrought iron and tin 8 light chandeliers in a swirling leaf design. This pair was hand made for an important lower CT estate c1930-1950. The design is spectacular, true to life, depicting leafy vines that have just been caught by a breeze, all swirling around and upward. The leaves are various sizes and are attached to a vine that twists through out each chandelier. They are superlative quality, and truly "One of a Kind." They measures 40 inches high and 36 inches across and has a 37 inches long hand wrought iron chain with hand made multiple leaf ceiling mount that measures 8 inches across. They have both been professionally rewired and are in excellent working condition. I would be willing to sell a a single for $3750. Contact me if you would like to do that. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Serene and quiet oil on canvas painting titled Cow Coming Home signed Constance Tryon. Tryon was a 19th century Btitish artist. Frame measures 35.5 x 29.75 inches; canvas measures 26 x 20 inches. Good, clean original estate condition.
An Vintage English Gothic Revival open-arm long bench, the tall back featuring classic medieval inspired carved archways, trefoils and spires topped with fleur-dis-lis, including diamond design pierced front & side stretchers and curved arms with carved acanthus leaf decoration; a newly upholstered hunter green & red stripe cotton slip seat. England, c. 1890--1910. Dimensions: 64" W x 46" H x 24" 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
Olive Parker Black summer landscape oil painting on canvas. Signed lower right. The painting measures 16 x 24 inches and the period gold leaf frame measures 29 x 37 inches. Excellent condition. Olive Parker Black (1868–1948) was a talented American female artist who thrived during the primarily male-dominated period of nineteenth century American painting, Olive Parker Black studied at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League, under the tutelage of renowned American painters, Hugh Bolton Jones, William Merritt Chase, and Edwin Blashfield. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the artist spent much of her career in New York, though she often summered in the Berkshire Mountains, where she painted many of her prized landscapes. Black was a member of the National Association of Women Artists, the New York Society of Painters, the American Artists Professional League, and the Copley Society in Boston. During her lifetime, Black exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the National Academy of Design, the Boston Art Club, the Society of American Artists, and the Carnegie Institute. For a biography of the artist: see Falk "Who Was Who in American Art" page 332