Korean pair of carved wood tortoise stands, Choson Dynasty, 17th-18th century. Each carved from a single block of wood and retaining its original polychromed surface. Each measures 7 inches long by 6 inches high and 5 inches wide. Now set with candle-pricks for use as candle holders. Tortoises have long been associated with nobility and longevity in Korean and other Asian cultures.MAIN
Pair of W. K. Cowan Co., Chicago, solid mahogany pillar bookends, circa 1900. This is a very well made and heavy pair of bookends, capable of holding a row of books securely. Each bookend measures 7.5 inches wide at the base, 3.5 inches deep at the base and 5.5 inches high. The W. K. Cowan Company was in business from 1894 until 1916. William Kennett Cowan (b 10/24/1869); Graduated Chicago Manual Training School 1889; Trained in architecture with Henry Ives Cobb (Chicago Varnish Co. Building, the Columbian Exposition, Newberry Library, Liberty Tower in Manhattan, and the King Edward Hotel in Toronto, and other notable places); Cowan designed and supervised all of the plumbing plumbing and "related fixtures" for the Columbian Exposition in 1893 Chicago.
Southeast Asian hand carved wood figure c1900. This sculpture was carved by a master wood carver to exquisite detail. Measures 11.5 inches tall with a 4 by 5 inches base. Hand carved from a single block of wood. Probably from Indonesia. 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.
Pr English twist brass candlesticks c1880. Each candlestick measures 12 inches high and is in excellent original condition. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory
Early American country kitchen wooden maple bowl. New England c1800. This period bowl was made from a single block of solid maple wood. Most early bowls have line cracks or repairs. This one is in excellent original condition, retaining its deep rich old untouched patina. Measures 15.5 inches wide by 14 inches long and 5 inches deep.