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Below you will find the most recent items we have available. Click on any image to view an enlargement. Below each item name is listed the path to the catagory in our catalog. For any item of interest, click the category name to view our online inventory catalog for more items with similar classification.

WBB-141: Octagonal Bamboo Side Table:
Catalog Home An octagonal bamboo 2-tier side table, England, C.1880's, now découpaged with shells. 21" x 21", 26" h. $750

WBB-143: Rectangular Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home A rectangular c. 1880's English bamboo side table, now decoupaged with game fish. Two tiers with interesting structural braces. 20 3/4" w., 14 3/4" d., 27 3/4" h. $750

WBB-146: Octagonal Bamboo Side Table:
Catalog Home An elongated octagonal bamboo 2-tier side table, c. 1880's, now decoupaged with dogs. Nicely figured "tortoise shell" bamboo. 24 1/14" w., 16 3/4" d., 26" h. $725

WBB-148: Octagonal Bamboo Table:
Catalog Home A particularly unusual & well constructed English c. 1880's bamboo table, the octagonal top with conforming lower shelf. Dynamic architectural legs & supports. Now decoupaged with colored butterflies on black ground. 23 1/4" sq., 28 1/4" h. $875

Wc-1159: Pair of Fauteuils in the Louis XIII style:
Catalog Home A pair of Louis XIII style 19th century walnut fauteuils (arm chairs), the boldly sweeping arms with acanthus leaf carving & s-curve supports. The motifs are mirrored in the bases - legs & stretchers.41 1/2"h., 29"d., 26"w. $4,200

Wc-1160: French Winged Louis XV style Bergere:
Catalog Home A 19th century winged Louis XV Rococo style bergere, walnut, floral carved apron & knees; raised on cabriole legs. 39 1/2"h., 27"d., 28 1/4"w. $2,800

WC-1162: Willaim IV mahogany arm chair:
Catalog Home A well carved William IV mahogany arm chair, c. 1835, with molded saber legs, curule arms & leaf & fan carving. Crest & backsplat with burl panels. Slip seat. $685

WC-1163: William IV mahongy arm chair:
Catalog Home A well carved William IV mahogany arm chair, c. 1835, with stylized carved Egyptian flower & leaf motifs on the highly figured crest rail & backsplat. Molded legs & side rails to saber legs. $sold

WC-1168: Pair of deSede Leather Bergeres:
Catalog Home A fabulous, comfortable pair of bergeres (upholstered arm chairs) by deSede in leather, Swiss, c. 1970s Mid Century Modern. All original. $1,600

WC-1169z: Queen Anne Cedar Side Chair:
Catalog Home c. 1750-80 Queen Anne side chair of cedar; Bermuda Colonial craftsmanship. Graceful cabriole legs and back. $750

WC-1170z: English Faux Bamboo Chair:
Catalog Home c. 1815 English Regency faux bamboo arm chair. Caned seat. $600

WC-1171z: English Carved Mahogany Stool:
Catalog Home English carved mahogany late 19th century stool - acanthus carving. Ball and claw feet. $900

WC-1173z: Pair of Thonet Chairs:
Catalog Home A pair of Thonet chairs of 16 laminated layers of oak and birch, Modernism era. Provenance: The University of NC at Chapel Hill. Heavy, sturdy and comfortable. $245

WC-1174z: Pair of Large Savanarola Style Chairs:
Catalog Home A large and handsome pair Savanarola style chairs - brass finial mounted wrought iron in the manner of Addison Mizner, American, 1872-1933. From a Florida home built in 1928. 30 1/4"w., 21 1/4"d., 44"h. $1,800

WC-1175z: William and Mary Style Carved Needlework Bench:
Catalog Home A colorful needlework bench in the William and Mary style, carved walnut, 3rd quarter 19th century. The cover is petitpoint and needlepoint. 48 1/2" w., 20 3/4"d., 17"h. $2,400

Wch-807: French Regence period Commode:
Catalog Home A c.1715-30, French Regence Commode of walnut with fine bronze mounts reflecting the molded drawer facings. Gently serpentine in form, matching apron & classic molded stiles. Candle drawer. 49 1/2" w., 23 1/2" d., 32 1/2" h. $4,800

Wch-809: Scottish 4-Drawer Bachelor's Chest:
Catalog Home A very good c.1765-80 Scottish solid mahogany Georgian 4-drawer chest with brushing slide, raised on bracket feet. Bail & rosette pulls. Found in France, it has 2 antique English locks and 2 later, but antique French locks. 35 5/8" w., 19 3/4" d., 32 5/8" h. $Sold

Wch-810: Louis Philippe Commode of Mahogany:
Catalog Home A very fine c.1840 Louis Philippe commode of mahogany, perfectly bookmatched. Deep black granite top adds to the powerful statement of this handsome example. Original shaped bracket feet. 52" w., 23" d., 38" h. $4,200

Wch-811: Regency Tall Bowfront Chest:
Catalog Home A handsome bowfronted tall chest, late Sheraton George III, c.1820, Regency period. Six drawers - 2 over 4. Reeded outset columns ending in turned, tapered feet. The reeded top & base moldings repeat the theme. Superb timbers & veneers of mahogany. Appropriately replaced pulls. 50" w., 22 5/8" d., 47 3/4" h. $4,200

Wch-813: George III Chest of Drawers, Straight Front:
Catalog Home A good George III five drawer straight front chest raised on bracket feet, c.1765-80. Bail & rosette pulls. The mahogany is of fine quality, the piece a perfect example of what George Washington always ordered from London: "neat and plain". "Neat" describing the workmanship, "plain" describing a handsome design with no fussiness. 42 1/2" w., 21 1/2" d., 41 1/4" h. $3,200

Wch-814: French Empire Commode of Walnut with Marble Top:
Catalog Home A handsome walnut Empire commode with original marble top, c.1810. This country interpretation of a Parisian form has glowing wood, fine details & excellent bronze mounts. Two keyhole liners replaced. The demi-columns descend gracefully into original turned feet. 50 5/8" w., 22 3/4" d., 37" h. $4,800

WCH-817z: George III Mahogany 5-Drawer Chest:
Catalog Home A good c. 1780 George III mahogany and mahogany veneer 5-drawer chest with oak and deal secondary. Delicate, original shaped bracket feet. Current 3rd set of brasses copy the originals. 43 1/2"w., 40 1/2"h., 20 3/4"d. $2,800

Wd-243: Country French Bonheur du Jour (Lady's Desk):
Catalog Home A country French cherry bonheur du jour (lady's desk) raised on graceful cabriole legs, c.1860, with interesting steel loper supports for the writing surface. Rococo Revival bronze pulls. Parquetry veneers. Stepped interior. 26" w., 18" d., 37 1/4" h. $2,100

WD-244z: c. 1880 French Bureau Plat:
Catalog Home A very fine c. 1880 French walnut bureau plat in transitional Louis XV-XVI taste. The feet and pulls are superbly cast bronze. 52 1/4"w., 27 5/8"d., 31'h. $2,400

WDA-1447z: Pair of Louis XIV Style Jardineres:
Catalog Home A marvelous pair of standing jardineres, c. 1860-80 in the Louis XIV style. Paint and gilt carved wood with caned panels. 35 1/2"h., 20" dia. $1,800

WDA-1448z: 2-Panel English Chinese Screen:
Catalog Home A 2-panel English Chinese Chippendale screen of mahogany in Gothik taste with carved painted beech panels, c. 1840-80. Each panel is 21 1/8" w. x 46 1/2"h. $900

Wdc-514: Set of 8 Dining Chairs, French, Louis XIII style:
Catalog Home A set of 8 country French dining chairs in the Louis XIII style, late 19th century. Shaped legs, apron & stretcher with turned upper fronts. Beech & ash. $6,800

Wdt-405: Country French Farm Table:
Catalog Home A country French ash & poplar farm table, c.1830, raised on square tapered legs with rich color. Rectangular top with well rounded corners. Two drawers with turned pulls. 63 5/8" w., 37 1/4" d., 30" h. $3,500

WDT-407z: French Parquet Draw Leaf Table:
Catalog Home A handsome, restrained, and large late 19th century French parquet top Draw Leaf Table of warm brown oak. Raised on cabriole leaf carved legs. 29 1/2"h., 39 1/2"w., 63"-103" long. $3,200

WFE-233z: 4-Panel Folding French Gilt Firescreen:
Catalog Home 4-panel folding French gilt brass firescreen, c. 1890, with elegant brass mesh woven screen. Rococo design. 26 1/4" h., approx. 9 1/2"-14 1/2" d. x 29"-48"w. $600

WGD-378: Statue of King David:
Catalog Home A cast stone Edwardian garden statue of King David as a young man. 50 1/2" h. $1,00

WL-1283: Rock Crystal & Amethyst French Chandelier:
Catalog Home A splendid rock crystal & amethyst French 8-light chandelier, the basket form fully beaded & swagged. Newly electrified. Late 19th century. $6,500

WL-1289: Iron & Crystal Chandelier:
Catalog Home A fine iron & crystal chandelier. Fantastic size - open basket effect within the elaborate ion c-scroll work. Oodles of cut crystal beads, faceted and smooth pendant drops, and central ball drop. Scalloped inverted drip pans. 30" h. + cap & chain; 26 1/2" dia. $2,800

WL-1315z: Pair of Carved Wood and Metal Basket Sconces:
Catalog Home Pair of carved wood and metal basket sconces, 19th century, Continental. Original gilded surfaces. 32 1/2'h., 15 1/2"w., 6 3/4"d. $1,200

WL-1319z: Pair of Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Basket Sconces:
Catalog Home Pair of gilt bronze and porcelain sconces, baskets of roses, carnations, and forming buds. c. 1900. 19 1/2"h., 10 1/2"w. $1,200

WL-1320z: c. 1900 Crystal Chandelier:
Catalog Home Crystal and bronze balloon chandelier, c. 1900. 14"h., 8" dia. $695

WL-1321z: Eagle Headed Gilt Bronze Chandelier:
Catalog Home Eagle headed gilt bronze chandelier, French. Superb Louis XVI style, late 19th-early 20th century. 13 1/2" dia., 22" min. height. $900

WL-1322z: Eagle Headed Gilt Bronze Chandelier:
Catalog Home Eagle headed gilt bronze chandelier, French. Superb Louis XVI style, late 19th-early 20th century. 13 1/2" dia., 22" min. height. $900

WL-1323z: c. 1920s Iron 6-Light Chandelier with Tole Shades:
Catalog Home Iron c. 1920s chandelier, hammered wrought iron with 6 lights and tole shades, now in soft blue over black paint from a 1950s restoration. 26 1/2" dia., 34"h. $1,800

WM-247: 19th Century English Gilt Mirror:
Catalog Home An elegant & restrained 19th century English Gilt Mirror. Rectangular form. Bevelled glass (replaced). 35 3/8" x 43 1/4". $1,250

Wm-462: French Louis Philippe Gilt Mirror:
Catalog Home A grandly proportioned period French Louis Philippe gilt mirror, c.1840, with roped gadroon moldings. Nicely rubbed color. 53 3/4" h., 32 1/4" w. $Sold

WM-463: Oval Sunburst Mirror:
Catalog Home A stylish oval sunburst mirror - mid-century Italian gilt metal, featuring layers of acanthus leave. 32 1/2" x 26 1/2" $1,200

WM-464: Quatrefoil Shaped Sunburst Gilt Mirror:
Catalog Home A very unusual quatrefoil shaped sunburst gilt metal mirror, Italian, c. 1930s. Inner rope with outer curved, elongated leaves. 25 1/4" x 22 1/4" $950

WM-465: Italian Sunburst Mirror:
Catalog Home Italian gilt metal sunburst mirror of acanthus leaves, c. 1930s; alternating short to long leaves. 18" x 22" $700

WM-466: Large Openwork Gilt Sunburst Mirror:
Catalog Home An unusual and large openwork gilt metal sunburst mirror, Italian, c. 1930s. The open areas create a rarely seen design of particular grace. 38 1/2" dia. $1,200

WM-467: Gilt Metal Sunburst Mirror:
Catalog Home Gilt metal sunburst mirror, elongated acanthus leaves with triple central rope border, c. 1930s. 24" dia. $800

Wmi-3194: Oval Brass Jardinere with Lion Mask Handles:
Catalog Home A large, fine oval brass jardinere with lion mask mounts & ring handles, c.1860-80. Also ideal as a wine cooler. 18"w., 11 1/4"d., 8 1/2"h. $875

Wof-2338: Country French Pannetiere:
Catalog Home A charming c.1820 Charles X pannetiere of cherry & walnut, the door with a lyre with patinated metal strings. Bold turnings & crown molding. 32 1/2" w., 15 1/2" d., 25 3/4" h. $2,400

Wof-2342: French Faux Bamboo Armoire or Bonnetiere (single door armoire):
Catalog Home A very good c.1870 French faux bamboo bonnetiere (single door armoire) of stained bird's eye maple, bird's eye maple, & applewood. The mirrored door revealing an interior of 4 adjustable shelves & a drawer; over a drawer. 41 1/4" w., 17 1/4" d., 92 1/2" h. $3,800

Wof-2346: English Regency Etagere or What-not Stand:
Catalog Home A graceful, c.1815, English Regency etagere - the square form raised on short turned legs. Bottom tier with a drawer. Mahogany. Appropriately replaced pulls. $2,100

Wof-2349: English George III Regency Sideboard:
Catalog Home A fine c.1815 George III Regency sideboard of mahogany & mahogany veneers with ebony line inlays raised on turned legs with original ebonized ring turning reflecting the ebony inlays. The large silver & linen drawers, the lower recessed, are flanked by cellarette drawers (divider intact in left). Pine secondary wood. Replaced pulls. 71 1/2" w., 24 3/4" d., 37" h. $6,800

Wof-2350: English Burl Walnut Vitrine Cabinet:
Catalog Home A fine & elegant example of c.1860 burl walnut furniture, a vitrine or small bookcase cabinet, enhanced by both inlays & architectural pilasters. 24" w., 13 3/8" d., 37 5/8" h. $1,950

Wof-2353: French Music Cabinet:
Catalog Home A rare & elegant French music cabinet, c.1870, bronze mounted, black leather top, & faux drawers that are cabinet doors to the fitted interior. Mahogany with ebonizing. Some beading replaced on lowest sections. 37 1/4" w., 17 1/2" d., 37 1/4" h. $3,500

Wof-2356: Small Georgian Bowfront Sideboard:
Catalog Home A graceful late 18th century small bowfront mahogany sideboard, raised on square tapered legs with spade feet. Boxwood line inlays add a perfect touch of lightness & set off the crossbanding. 53 3/8" w., 23 3/4" d., 35 3/4" h. $5,800

Wof-2358: English Butler's Etagere:
Catalog Home An English mahogany butler's etagere, c.1840-60. The top shelf enhanced by a bold, flowing backsplash & gallery sides. Boldly turned uprights with ring turned accents. 40" w., 17 7/8" d., 50" w. $2,800

Wof-2360z: English Georgian Breakfront:
Catalog Home A handsome Georgian design mid-19th century breakfront with secretaire drawer, mahogany & mahogany veneers with fine inlays & satinwood desk fittings. Raised on bracket feet. Reduced in size from an 18th century breakfront, a typical alteration in this desirable, but frequently over-scale form. Provenance: Marguerite Williams from Rich's Connoisseur Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 29, 1968 purchase. 97" w., 21 3/4" d., 94" h. $12,000

WOT-2150: French Marble Top Bronze Coffee Table:
Catalog Home A marble top bronze coffee table, France, c. 1920s, raised on hoof feet. The figured stone is reminiscent of Chinese landscape marbles. The curule supports have Egyptian capitals. 37" w., 19 3/8"d., 16 1/2"h. $1,900

Wot-2151: French Pair of Bedside Tables (Chevets):
Catalog Home A pair of bedside tables (chevets), French, late 19th century of cherry wood. Galleried tops; diamond parquet effect inlays on drawers; paneled sides & cabriole legs. One with 3 drawers, the other with a drawer over a cabinet made from 2 faux drawer fronts. 16 1/2" w., 14 5/8" d., 29 1/2" h. $1,800

WOT-2152: Mid-20th Century French Coffee Table:
Catalog Home A mid-20th century French coffee table of striking, delicate design. Basket woven edge; cabriole legs with acanthus and floret mounts. Note how the stretcher mimics the leg shape. Smoked glass top. 39 1/2"w., 19 7/8"d., 19"h. $2,200

Wot-2153: French Marble Top Center Table:
Catalog Home A splendid c.1840 French Louis Philippe marble top center table. The original molded edge black marble is a perfect foile to the richly figured mahogany. Triform base ends in half paterae above paw feet. Recessed casters. Hexagonal urn motif pedestal. 38 1/2" dia., 29 3/4" h. $3,600

WOT-2155: Brass and Smoked Glass Coffee Table:
Catalog Home A mid-century modern coffee table, brass and smoked glass, smartly simple with lower shelf. 38 1/4"w., 20 1/2"d., 14 1/2"h. $1,200

Wot-2158: English Georgian Lap Desk on Custom Stand:
Catalog Home A superb English c.1830 Georgian lap desk with bramah lock, heavy brass bindings on the thick mahogany case with full side drawer. Inscribed G.B. Kenning. 18" w., 10 1/4" d., 23" h. $1,950

WOT-2159: French Brass Coffee Table with Black Glass:
Catalog Home French coffee table, c.1940, of brass and black glass. Reeded legs with X-stretcher and rosette. 35 1/2"w., 17 3/4"d., 16 3/4"h. to surface $2,100

Wot-2165: French Bedside Table (Chevet):
Catalog Home A Charles X 3-drawer chevet (bedside table). Highly figured walnut, c.1820. Galleried top & lower shelf. Double flat panelled sides. Turned, tapered legs and feet. 17 5/8" w., 12 3/4" d., 29 7/8" h. $1,400

Wot-2170: Large Walnut Box on Custom Stand:
Catalog Home A large walnut c.1840 box, exposed dovetail construction. "A" "R" initials in brass script mounted to the front. Wonderful quality bronze floral & acanthus mounts; 3 carrying handles. Now on custom stand 29" w., 16 5/8" d., 22" h. $1,600

Wot-2171: Iron Console with Verdigris Marble Top:
Catalog Home A splendid French iron & marble console of figured verdigris. Exceptionally grand size & bold iron design with shaped top. c.1920's. The marble has high quality professional repairs visible only from underneath. Small chip back left corner. 64 3/4" w., 17 3/4" d., 36 1/4" h. $5,500

Wot-2172: Art Deco Oval Table with Mirrored Top:
Catalog Home A fine French c.1920 Art Deco mirror top oval side table of walnut with ebony stringing. Raised on turned, tapered, reeded legs ending in sabots and with entwined stretcher. 32 3/4" w., 24" d., 29 1/2" h. $1,650

Wot-2173: Sutherland Table of Walnut:
Catalog Home Sutherland table, c.1830, an unusually large & well designed example with double gated legs making it eminently useful. Walnut with ring turned legs & stretcher supported by downswept ends to brass caps & casters. An early example of the popular form. 30" w., 6 1/4" to 42 3/4" d., 28 1/2" h. $2,100

Wot-2176: English Regency Center Table:
Catalog Home A dynamic c.1825 Regency fan inlaid top center or breakfast table of mahogany, rosewood & zebrawood. Raised on a quadruple leg pedestal, each downswept leg is headed by a deeply carved acanthus leaf sweeping on a molded plane to exceptional bronze casters with acanthus, lion toe & whorl motifs. A dazzling display of Regency taste. 47 1/4" dia., 29" h. $4,800

Wot-2177: English Regency Sofa Table:
Catalog Home An elegant c.1810 early Regency sofa table, rosewood with broad satinwood inlaid band, raised on columnar supports to platform base & outswept legs ending in cast brass paw feet. 36 1/2" to 58 1/4" w., 27 1/8" d., 28 1/4" h. $4,200

Wot-2179: George III Pembroke Table:
Catalog Home A small George III mahogany pembroke table raised on square, tapered legs with line inlays, brass cuffs & casters. D-shaped leaves with boxwood stringing. 32 1/4" d., 19 3/4" to 38 3/4" w., 27 3/4" h. $1,800

Wot-2182: George III Lap Desk on Custom Stand:
Catalog Home A George III lap desk now on a custom stand. Heavy mahogany extensively banded in brass. Reading & writing rail with adjustable slope. 19 1/2" w., 10 3/4" d., 22" h. $1,950

Wot-2185: English Triple Fold Lap Desk on Custom Stand:
Catalog Home A very fine c.1860 lapdesk now on custom side table stand. Rare triple fold form with spectacular brass mounts & exotic thuya wood veneers. The exceptional interior features Greek key inlays & rare tambour compartments. 19 3/4" w., 11 1/8" d., 22 3/4"h. $Sold

WOT-2192z: New England Games/Tea Table:
Catalog Home New England games table or tea table, c. 1810, of mahogany veneered top. Raised on turned, reeded, tapered legs. Flame apron with central tablet. Chestnut and pine secondary. Old repairs commensurate with age and form. 36" w., 17 3/4" d., 29 3/8" h. $1,800

WOT-2194z: English Papier Mache Tray on Stand:
Catalog Home English c. 1860 papier mache tray on stand. The tray with delicate and original decoration. Now on a superbly crafted stand of considerable age, painted to match. 31 7/8" x 26", 19 7/8"h. $900

WOT-2195: Pair of Chrome and Glass Eileen Gray Tables:
Catalog Home A pair of chrome and glass, adjustable height side tables designed by Eileen gray (American, 1878-1976) in 1927. They have been endlessly popular. DWR price new is $1,195 each. One glass top replaced. 20 1/2" dia., adj. 22"-30 3/4"h., 26 1/2" to chrome tip. $675

Wot-2199z: Chinese Altar Table:
Catalog Home Chinese dark brown lacquer & gold Altar Table, Jiaqing-Daoguang Reigns (1800-1850). The top decorated with a central landscape panel flanked by 2 cartouche shaped panels - one with birds amidst trees, the other with geometric paneled borders in trellis motif interspersed with dragon-form foliate shaped panels. The reticulated frieze with a shaped central part. Raised on square legs with shaped brackets & shaped toes. Decorated all over with dragon form scrolling foliage & flowers in tones of pale red, pale blue-green, brown & gilt against dark brown lacquer ground. 72" w., 22" d., 33" h. $Sold

Wot-2200z: Pair of Chinese Incense Stands:
Catalog Home Pair of Chinese coromandel incense stands, Qianglong, late 18th century. Latticed bases with delicate scenic landscapes. 18 1/8" sq., 35 5/8" h. $Sold

Wot-2201z: Minton Majolica Pedestal Jardinere Center Table:
Catalog Home An impressive & rare Minton Majolica Pedestal Jardinere, c.1883. Now fitted with a large circular glass plate forming a table. The upper part in the form of a circular shallow bowl decorated on the edge with beading above a water lily border banded with shells & beading. The pedestal in the form of 3 conjoined storks above 3 melasines (baby nymphs) with crossed arms & bullrush garlands in their hair & joined by floral swags & continuing to scrolled bases on short shaped feet. The whole decorated all over in naturalistic multicolors in tones of green, pink, blue, & brown. The base marked with the impressed Minton hallmarks. 48" dia., 35" h. $18,000

WP-1998z: :
Catalog Home "Lavender Spring", oil on artist board by Harry B. Lachman, AMerican 1886-1974. Signed lower right Harold Lachman, 1928. 10" x 14" in original frame. Frame: 15 7/8" x 11 7/8". $450

WP-1999z: Harry Lachman "Village in Normandy":
Catalog Home "Village in Normandy", oil on artist board, Harry B. Lachman, American 1876-1974. Signed lower left; Harry B. Lachman, '15. Frame: 22 7/8" x 28 3/4" $1,200

WP-2000z: "Lake Scene" by Charles W. Eaton, oil on board:
Catalog Home A Charles W. Eaton oil on board. "Lake Scene", signed lower right Chas. Warren Eaton. 9 5/8" x 7 3/4". American 1857-1937. This is almost certainly "Lake Como", relating closely to his work there. Tiny flake right edge. Frame: 9 3/4" x 11 5/8". $1,200

WP-2001z: :
Catalog Home "A wild Sea", seascape, 19th century oil on board (split and repaired). 7 1/2" x 8 7/8". Illegible signature, lower left. Provenance: Johnsie Wilkins, Chapel Hill, NC. Frame: 12 1/2" x 11". $300

WP-2002z: "Village Harbor":
Catalog Home "Village Harbor" oil on artist board, illegibly signed lower right, 1886? Gentle dawn sky. Provenance: Johnsie Wilkins, Chapel Hill, NC. Frame 12 1/2" x 10 3/4" $450

WP-2003z: c. 1670 Oil on Canvas Portrait of Francois Vilain de Gand:
Catalog Home c. 1670 oil on canvas portrait of Francois Vilain de Gand by Lucas Franchoys (1616-1681, Flemish). Known as Lucas Franchoys the Younger or Lucas Franchoys II (also spelled Franchois, Francois, and Louis Franchoys). Worked in the manner of Anthony van Dyck. In a c.1695-1705 oyster burl frame of laburnum. The portrait information, including the existence of the mate in the Hamburg Kunsthalle, is by family tradition from prior owners. Offered "as found" in its rare frame. Canvas 27" x 21"; frame 36" x 30". $3,000

WP-2004z: Painting of Man Reading by Fireplace:
Catalog Home 19th century European genre painting of a man reading by a fireplace in a burlwood veneered antique frame reduced in size. 14 3/4" x 18 5/8" (replaced stretcher). Frame 21 1/8" x 25 1/8" $1,200

WP-2005z: French Animalier Painting c. 1860-80:
Catalog Home A c.1860-80 French animalier painting of monkeys with a tipped bowl of fruits, by or from the circle of Louis Eugene Lambert (France, 1825-1900). A luminous still life with playful monkeys against a typical black background. Canvas: 30" x 48". Frame: 36 3/4" x 53 1/2". Cleaned, lined and restored. $6,000

WPS-140: Vintage English Pub Sign for "The Grouse Inn":
Catalog Home Vintage English pub sign for "The Grouse Inn" featuring a proud male grouse in the foreground with the Scottish landscape behind. Metal sign, newly framed. 33 1/4"w. x 45"h. $1,400

WPS-144: Pub Sign for "The Station Inn":
Catalog Home "The Station Inn" pub sign - a wonderful steam train motif, vintage sign with overall light weathering and reframed. 44 3/4"h., 31 1/4"w. $1,400

WPS-145: Pub Sign for "The Zetland":
Catalog Home "The Zetland" pub sign featuring the Vikings arriving in the famous Shetland Islands of Scotland at the northern extremity of the country. New frame. 47 1/2"., 34 3/4"w. $1,400

WR-469: Persian Heriz Rug:
Catalog Home Persian Heriz room size rug. 9'3" x 13'3". Brick salmon, blue and cream tones. Abrash at one end. Vintage. $2,100

WSI-17759z: Art Nouveau 3-light candelabras:
Catalog Home A handsome pair of 3-light candelabras. English Art Nouveau. silver plated. With flame center insets & usable as large single candleholders. c.1895-1915. Copper base metal. $750

WSI-7745z: Two Berry Serving Spoons:
Catalog Home A pair of coin silver berry serving spoons with twisted handles, floral repoussé bowls, and tumbling block handles, engraved "Eliza" and "Erwin". Mark JS&Co (Joseph Seymour, 1851-1887, Syracuse, NY). Made c. 1855. 3.10 troy oz. 8 3/4" l., 2" w. $225

WSI-7755z: Oval Dish:
Catalog Home An Old Newbury Crafters sterling silver oval dish, "Falmouth" featuring shell ends. Engraved "ASB" 7.35 troy oz. 7 1/2" l., 5" w., 1 1 3/4" h. $150

WSI-7763z: Sterling Flatware Set by Towle, French Provincial Pattern:
Catalog Home A service for 12 of "French Provincial" sterling flatware by Towle. Consists of: 5 dinner knives; 7 luncheon knives; 4 dinner forks; 8 luncheon forks; 12 salad forks; 12 teaspoons; and a roast carving knife and fork; sugar shell; slotted server; butter spreader. Minor dents. $1,350

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