RAre Muhammad Ali Champions Forever Signed Boxing Glove, 1989, featuring the signatures of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, and Ken Norton. Mounted in a custom glass case (case height 13 inches). Provenance: The glove was autographed by the five champions at an event for those who worked on the production of the movie Champions Forever, after which it was presented to a family member of the consignor. The invitation to the event and a plaque presented to the family member (Mitchell Calder Production Consultant March 1, 1989) are included.
Louis XV period French country manor biblioteque, or book cupboard, circa 1760. Made of oak in 2 parts. Measures 49 inches wide, 21 inches deep at the base, 13.5 inches deep at the top, and 7' 11 inches tall. Some hints of original blue-green paint. Working locks and keys. Very good estate condition. Although its original purpose was to hold books, it would also be lovely displaying crockery in the dining room or kitchen.
Leather backed set of Historie de France comprising 13 volumes. Published in Paris in 1834 by IMPRIMERIE DE CASIMIR, Rue de la Vieille-Monnais, no 12. Edited by L. Mame. Very good condition. No broken bindings or torn pages. Each volume measures 8.5 x 5 inches x 1 inch. From the collection of a retired Yale University librarian and scholar.
American cherry cabinet with sliding doors circa 1830. Perfectly matched cherry boards with no heartwood. Two part construction. The upper section has a tapered crest, fixed shelves, divided light doors with molded grilles, and original blown glass panes. The lower section has 2 flat paneled doors, cubbyhole interior, and a tapered foot base. Measures 58.5 W at crest, 53.5 W at case, 12.25 D at crest, 9.75 D at case, base is 23 H, top is 62.5 H, shelves are 7 D and shelf clearance is 11.5. This cabinet may have been a mercantile display piece. We like it as a bookcase.
Stunning vintage pair of hand made Italian tole and iron 8 light leaf-and-vine chandeliers in a gilt finish, circa 1930-50. They are of superlative quality. Each measures 40 inches high by 36 inches across and hangs on a 37-inch long hand wrought iron chain. The multiple leaf ceiling cap is 8 inches across. Both chandeliers have been professionally rewired and are in excellent working condition. I would be willing to sell a a single for $1950. Contact me if you would like to do that.