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Victorian Wall Curio, Italy, circa 1790
Victorian Wall Curio, Italy, circa 1790 Original wall paper interior, fabric and velvet details.
Category

Antique 1790s Italian Early Victorian Vitrines

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Ammonite Fossil on Stand
Beautiful fossilized ammonite specimen. Gorgeous detail, very nice piece. Has repaired crack as seen in images. Sits on iron stand.
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Unknown Collectibles and Curiosities

Wunderkammer
By Richard Whitten
Oil on panel by Richard Whitten
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil, Wood Panel

Agate Slice Mounted on Steel Base
Agate Slice Mounted on Steel Base
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Brazilian Collectibles and Curiosities

Rare Marine Natural Wunderkammer Specimen of a White Crab, Italy, circa 1880
A rare marine natural wunderkammer specimen of a white crab the specimen is stuffed and mounted inside a painted black wooden show case with glass.
Category

Antique 1880s Italian Natural Specimens

Materials

Natural Fiber, Glass, Fruitwood

Natural Wunderkammer Pond Diorama with a Malard, London, circa 1880
A beautiful pond diorama with a natural Wunderkammer Specimen of a Malard the Specimen is mounted inside a wooden show case with curved glasses set up like a pond on the bottom are m...
Category

Antique 1880s English Natural Specimens

Materials

Natural Fiber, Glass, Wood

Large Mounted Prehistoric Pecten Fossil Specimen from the Carboniferous Period
This large group of pectens mounted on a wood base almost appear to have been sculpted from the limestone rock in which they were found in the south of France. Pectens are scallops t...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Prehistoric Mounted Objects

Materials

Limestone

Educational Zoology Board by Dr Paul Pfurtscheller
By Dr. Paul Pfurtscheller
'Amphibia. Anura. Rana II.' . Circa 1930 Dr. Paul Pfurtscheller (1902-1953), Austrian zoologist. Board dimension: 128 x 145 cm. Some small cracks and gaps.
Category

Vintage 1930s Austrian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Canvas

Folk Art Time-Bomb Clock
A wonderful folk art "time-bomb" constructed from an old alarm clock and other found materials. Beautifully and artistically executed and wired to light up upon "explosion". Carved w...
Category

Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Rare Regency Memento Mori Box
Decorated with four skulls to top with titles of a Witch, King, Beauty and Beggar to each Skull underneath. Lidded.
Category

Antique 19th Century English Regency Decorative Boxes

Italian Neoclassical Painted and Gilt Wood Architectural Reliquary
Late 18th century, Italian neoclassical painted and gilt wood large scale reliquary case in the architectural form of a colonnaded building with fluted columns topped by Corinthian c...
Category

Antique Late 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Vitrines

Monumental Deep Ocean Natural Clamshell
an outstanding very large and well preserved deep ocean clamshell - nearly as large as they ever get - great lines with tall teeth all intact and embedded small shells around the ext...
Category

Antique 19th Century Sculptures

End of the 19th Century Botany Panel from Maison Deyrolle 'Stem Autonomy'
'Edité à Paris par Emile Deyrolle Naturaliste 23 rue de la monnaie.' Drawing by Gaston Bonnier, Biologist (1853-1922). Emile Deyrolle opened his workshop in 1888 at 46 rue du Bac...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Canvas, Paper

Danum Dayak Ancestral Guardian Figure, Borneo, Indonesia
19th century, Borneo Tribal Danum Dayak ancestral guardian figure, Indonesia. Free shipping within the United States and Canada. Powerful Dayak ancestor figure "Hampatong&...
Category

Antique 19th Century Indonesian Tribal Art

Freestanding Ammonite Piece, Anisoceras sp, Mortoniceras sp, Ostlingoceras sp
Freestanding Ammonite Piece, Anisoceras sp, Mortoniceras sp, Ostlingoceras sp
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Collectibles and Curiosities

Freestanding Citrine Quartz Crystal Cluster, Brazil.
A freestanding A-grade quartz (rock crystal) point. The stunning natural composition of smaller clusters around the large central point makes this a real statement piece. One of the ...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Brazilian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Crystal

Jurassic Ichthyosaur Vertebrae Fossil
Fossilised vertebrae (backbones) and ribs of an Ichthyosaur; an extinct reptile that hunted fish and squid in Jurassic seas. This fossil was found in the UK and has been expertly pre...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier British Collectibles and Curiosities

Pair of Wooden Indian Angels circa 1800
India, circa 1800 Original colours in polychrome, on modern wooden bases In good condtion, had some restaurations in the past, two fingertops are missing Heigt on foot 170cm
Category

Antique 19th Century Indian Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Pre-Columbian Gold Dignitary Figure
By Pre-Columbian
This pendant was most likely meant to represent a sort of portrait of the bearer, an important chieftain or "cacique." The depicted male figure wears a crown or headdress, necklace, ...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Colombian Pre-Columbian Tribal Art

Materials

Gold

Large Specimen Lobster Claw On Tole Pedestal
This unusually large specimen lobster claw still retaining the knuckle joint and shoulder section is dramatic and exciting. The piece is mounted on an antique tole painted baluster s...
Category

Early 20th Century Unknown Edwardian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Shell, Wood

Australian Aboriginal Yawkyawk Fiber Sculpture
By Allison Guwanjguwanj
Fiber art by contemporary aboriginal artist Allison Guwanjguwanj. It depicts a dreamtime creature called "Yawkyawk" which is the ancestor of the clan. It is a mermaid-like creature ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Australian Tribal Tribal Art

Madagascar Ammonite
Madagascar is renown for producing beautifully preserved Ammonite fossils from both the Jurassic and the Cretaceous era. This is a fine example of a large scale specimen that has bee...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Malagasy Collectibles and Curiosities

Pre-Columbian Gold Avian Pendant
By Unknown
This gorgeously detailed pendant comes from the pre-Columbian Tairona culture. The pendant probably represents a Harpy Eagle (the largest on the American continent), and the triple h...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Colombian Pre-Columbian More Folk Art

Materials

Gold

Feliciano Béjar Embedded Fractal Lucite Sculpture Vintage
By Feliciano Béjar
This fabulous Lucite vintage embedded sculpture is signed Béjar 1971 on the bottom. It has fragments of fractal solid gold leaf embedded and encased in the Lucite triangular form. It...
Category

Vintage 1970s Mexican Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

Materials

Gold Leaf

A Large Dutch Collectors Cabinet for Prints
Because of the pediment and pilasters this cabinet looks like the facade of a classical building. The two doors are divided into four planes separated by 5 pilasters. The middle pila...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Dutch Neoclassical Cabinets

Fossilised Palm wall plate
Beautiful complete palm frond from Wyoming, U.S.A. Thin and comparatively light making it the perfect statement piece for any wall. Arguably the most aesthetically appealing finds f...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier American Collectibles and Curiosities

End of the 19th Century Botany Panel from Maison Deyrolle "Roots"
'Edité à Paris par Emile Deyrolle Naturaliste 23 rue de la monnaie.' Drawing by Gaston Bonnier, Biologist (1853-1922). Emile Deyrolle opened his workshop in 1888 at 46 rue du Bac...
Category

Antique 19th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Canvas, Paper

Organic Geode Crystal Rock Specimen
This captivating geode crystal specimen features myriad shades of smokey crystalline geode. It offers a beautiful shape, and free stands on a custom ebonized walnut base. It would be...
Category

20th Century Brazilian Organic Modern Decorative Objects

19th Century Prestige Tribal Knife with Shell-Covered Scabbard, Cote D'ivoire
A stunning 19th century knife with choral-colored shells on the scabbard. Among the many remarkable art traditions for which the Baule people of Cote D'ivoire are known is their m...
Category

Antique 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Arms, Armor and Weapons

Materials

Metal

Studies Collection by Sinke & Van Tongeren
By Sinke & Van Tongeren
These studies were made by Darwin, Sinke and van Tongeren for all sorts of reasons to support their fine taxidermy objects. Each study is numbered and signed. Left: D. Black-spotte...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Taxidermy

Materials

Brass

African Colonial Folk Art Figures
This pair of seated male figures, carved of light-hued wood and treated with pokerwork details, depicts two colonial administrators. With the advent of colonization, African carver...
Category

Antique 19th Century Mozambican Folk Art Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Astronomical Telescope Signed W. Gilbert & Sons London, Early 1800
Astronomical telescope, wood and brass, splayed shaped, signed W. Gilbert & Sons London, early 1800. Focusing with one extension and rack. Original oak wooden tripod. Very good condi...
Category

Antique 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Conchology Collection, circa 1930
Presented in a oak and ebonised wood glass drawers museum unit.
Category

Vintage 1930s French Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Oak

Freestanding Black & White Orbicular Granite, Australia.
About Us Since 1986 we have been sourcing the most unique fossils and minerals from around the world and through this company we have been supplying leading interior designers and c...
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Australian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Granite

Fine Taxidermy Squirrel Monkey and Green Aracari by Sinke & Van Tongeren
By Sinke & Van Tongeren
Composition of a Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus) and a Green Aracari (Pteroglossus viridis). Situated on a wood and marble plinth. This object is a reference to 18th century st...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Dutch Victorian Taxidermy

Materials

Marble

Mounted Quartz Crystal Slice
Exceptional mounted Quartz slice from Brazil. Mounted on a handmade steel base the piece can also be easily removed for use on other projects such as table furniture or wall mounting.
Category

Antique 15th Century and Earlier Brazilian Collectibles and Curiosities

English Civil War Parliamentary Helmet
English, circa 1640's Roundhead (Parliamentary) helmet. Made of mill-rolled steel and riveted construction. It has a 'lobster tail' articulated neck guard and adjustable nasal guard ...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier English Historical Memorabilia

Materials

Steel

Two 19th Century Medical Lithographies
'Une Leçon de Velpeau' by Pirodon after Augustin Feyen-Perrin and 'Claude Bernard' painted by L. Lhermitte. Lemercier & Cie printer-Paris. Contemporary framing.
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Drawings

Bronzed Rhino, a Scale Model Rhinoceros Head by James Perkins Studio
By Based Upon
Resin moulded scale model of a rhino head finished in liquid bronze with natural patination. A 'Modern Grand Tour' Edition piece by Based Upon for James Perkins Studio 2012. Meas...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British British Colonial Contemporary Art

Materials

Metal, Bronze

French 18th Century Louis XIV Style Boulle Specimen Cabinet
A spectacular and high quality French 18th century Louis XIV st. Boulle specimen cabinet. The cabinet is raised by four square tapered supports with ormolu sabots and top ormolu moun...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Cabinets

Group of scientific samples of Piranha ( Serrasalmus Brandtii )
Over ebonized fruitwood bases are displayed the natural specimen of 3 Piranha fish ( Serrasalmus Brandtii ). Sold also separately, the price is referred to each single one of the g...
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Taxidermy

Materials

Wood

Khmer Bronze Figure of Prajnaparamita with Eleven Faces
The embodiment of transcendental wisdom, Prajnaparamita is often referred to as the mother of all Buddhas. In this extremely rare tantric form, she is portrayed seated in the hal...
Category

Antique 18th Century and Earlier Cambodian Sculptures

Air Pump Type Fleuss Dated to Early 1900s
Air pump type Fleuss dated back to the 1920s; on a brass label it is written "Don de Messieur Courdouan et Brun 1928". This type of pumps were often used for modify the air of incand...
Category

Vintage 1920s French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Carved Fossilized Coral Medusa Snake Skull
Hand-carved fossilized coral skull with snakes on wood and iron stand. Measurements include stand.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Asian Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Coral

Mid-Century Halloween Mask Molds
A set of three Halloween mask molds manufactured by Bayshore Industries out of Elkton, MD in 1949-1950. These cast aluminum molds are for three different characters and were most lik...
Category

Vintage 1940s American More Furniture and Collectibles

Materials

Aluminum

Theatre De La Mode Haute Couture Postcards from French Exhibition
Theatre De La Mode haute couture postcards from French exhibition. 12 postcards each individually signed by unidentified autograph. Free shipping within the United States and ...
Category

Vintage 1940s More Furniture and Collectibles

Pair of Rare Wunderkammer Large-Sized Scientific Lenses, France, 1870
Pair of rare Wunderkammer large sized scientific lenses. France 1870
Category

Antique 1870s French Collectibles and Curiosities

Pair of Framed Lapidarium
A set of 18 ancient marble specimens mounted and framed as a pair of Lapidarium. The recent gilt frames painted to simulate marble.
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Italian Empire Wall-mounted Sculptures

Materials

Marble