Jennie Burr with her teacher, oil on canvas, circa 1880. Excellent condition. Canvas measures 24 x 32 inches,and frame measures 28 x 36 inches. Fannie Burr (1858-1931) was born into Monroe, CT's most prominent family. Her father was a very successful farmer. She attended and graduated from Mt Holyoke College and the Yale School of Fine Arts, and studied at the Art Students League in NYC. These accomplishments were very rare for a young woman in those days. She is isted in Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk. Her work was exhibited at the New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. A catalogue of her work was produced by The Connecticut Gallery, Inc. This painting was acquired directly from an heir to the estate. 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
16th century Franco Flemish tapestry section. Romantic scene of two musicians on a decorated balcony with a parrot perched on the balustrade. Measures approximately 75.5 inches high x 56.5 inches wide. Good condition with an old silk backing. There is light fading and some separation here and there in the fabric, which is typical for tapestries from this period.
John Henry Belter style rosewood lady's chair circa 1850-60. Unusual back designed with a pair of columns entwined with scrolls ending in a floral crest. Seat upholstered in Stroheim and Roman woven jacquard. Measurements: 40 H to back; 18.5 H to (crowned) seat; 16 W at back; 16.75 W at seat; 19.5 W at knees; 17.5 D at seat; and 23.75 D overall. Superb condition. 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
A fine pair of 18th Century Italian Rococo Period hand carved, grey-painted wall brackets with green tracing, each with a shaped faux marble painted, beveled shelf, above a triangular shaped, pierced floral and foliate support, centering a floral spray. Italy, c 1760. Dimensions: 13 3/4 " H x 14 1/2" W x 8 1/2" D. Price, the pair. 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 TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
An impressive geometric abstract by noted Mexican artist and sculptor Manuel Felguerez (b. 1928); a limited edition seriograph, black and red linear and geometric forms against gold and silver backgrounds, pencil signed and numbered "3/25". Tagged verso "1975." Well listed: Davenport's, Christie's. Exhibited New York (1960), Paris, Geneve, etc. Guggenhem Fellowship 1974. Influence by Brancusi & Ossip Zadkiine. Custom framed. Dimensions:, framed: 34" H x 38" L. Artwork: 23 1/2" W x 19 1/9" H.