The decoration was inspired by the miniature Mughal paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries in India. Each scene is hand painted over true silver leaf, accented with areas of gold leaf. There are scenes of courtly life, the hunt, lovers, gardens and exotic animals. Truly one of a kind and custom made, there is no other like it. The chest has no drawer pulls because owner chose to display it as a work of art; however, drawer pulls could easily be added. Measures 30 inches wide, 14 inches deep, and 28.5 inches high. Lovely condition.
Jeffrey Webb contemporary oil on canvas painting. The interior scene is of a nude woman looking out a window; we glimpse her through a partially open door at the end of a long hallway. It is an intimate and complex scene. Signed and dated 1976. The frame measures 71 x 41.5 inches and the canvas measures 69.5 x 42 inches. Excellent condition. One owner, purchased directly from the artist. Jeffrey Webb works in oils, pastels, watercolor, tempera, intaglio printmaking and occasionally acrylics. His work has been exhibited at: -The National Academy of Design in NYC, -The Salmagundi Club in NYC, -The National Arts Club in NYC, -The Heckscher Museum in Huntington NY, -The Hermitage Foundation Museum in Norfolk VA, -The Wichita Art Center in Wichita KS, -The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown Ohio, -Maison LaFitte in Paris, -The Royal Academy in London, -Gallery Luminesence in Taiwan, -The National Gallery in Ireland, -The State Museum in Beijing China, -Harbor Gallery in Cold Spring Harbor NY, -Country Gallery in Locust Valley NY, -Z Gallery in Soho NYC -Owl 57 Gallery in Cedarhurst NY and many other gallery and regional shows. Jeff Webb received a Bachelor of Fine Art from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY and a Master of Art from C.W.Post Center of LIU in Brookville NY. He studied privately with Claudia Wiasigina, Edgar Whitney NA, Henry Hensche ANA, Edwin Dickinson NA, Alvin Ross and John Koch NA. 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.
Abstract Latin American oil painting by Chilean artist Ernesto Barreda. Signed, dated 1966, and named 'Muro' by the artist. Moody shades of gray and white with a little clay pink. Highly textured oil on canvas, measuring 63" x 45.5". Barreda was born in Paris in 1927 to a Peruvian father and a Chilean mother. In 1932, the family moved to Chile where the artist later attended the School of Architecture and Fine Arts at the Catholic University of Chile. He spent 1946-1947 in France, where he attended the National School of Fine Arts and took classes in drawing and architecture at the Ecole des Beaux Arts. He has been a member of the Academy of Fine Arts Institute, Chile, since 1981. This painting was purchased directly from the artist in 1966.
Fannie Burr impressionist landscape oil painting on canvas circa 1880. The frame measures 22.5 x 16.5 inches and the painting measures 20 x 14 inches. This is among the finest of Fannie Burr's landscapes. The treeline is silhouetted against a sophisticated palette of subtle pinks and yellows in the sky and pinks and greens in the meadow foreground. The colors shift with the light of the day. 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. Listed in Who Was Who in American Art by Peter Falk. Exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art New Britain CT. Catalogue of work produced by The Connecticut Gallery Inc.This painting was acquired directly from an heir to the estate.
Chippendale style white and blue double door bookcase cabinet circa 1930 to 1950. Professionally painted in soft white with pale blue trim, it is in pristine condition. Grille screen panel doors. Measures 84 inches high, 53.5 inches wide, 18 inches deep at the base and 13 inches deep at the top.