Grand Tour Continental angel figures with trumpets; hand colored prints on gold paper with gold leaf highlights, in period Gothic Revival hand-carved oak frames with original wood backings, the frames decorated in fleurs-di-lis quatrefoils, etc. Probably French, circa 1880. Dimensions: 15 and 3/8" H 6.5" W.
Classic 19th century Chinese Famille Noire (mirror black) porcelain bulbous form vase with a long flared neck, mounted on a carved mahogany base; now electrified as a table lamp. China, circa 1850. Dimensions of vase: 15" H x 9" diameter, overall 9" diam. x 33" H (adjustable). No repairs or restoration.
19th century Tibetan tangka, or devotional, painting on canvas of Green Tara, Goddess of longevity, protection from fear; custom mounted in a complementary green painted frame, behind glass, showing the entire banner. Tibet, circa 1850. Dimensions: 38.5" H x 29 and 3/8" W.
Vintage mid century corona motif red and gilt mirror circa 1960 in excellent original condition. Very unusual frame design. Measures 36 inches across with a 7.5 inch diameter mirror. 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
Antique cast iron hunch-back cat door stop circa 1900, in completely original paint: black fur and green eyes. Probably made by Hubley. Measures 11 inches to top of its tail and 8 inches wide. 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