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Gandharan Standing Bodhisattva Maitreya, Carved Black Schist, 2nd-4th Century
Located in Austin, TX
An impressive and well carved Gandharan figure of the Bodhisattva Maitreya, the Buddha of the Future, carved black schist, ancient Kingdom of Gandhara, 2nd-4th century. Maitreya i...
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Pakistani Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Schist

Ebony Veneered Captain's Chest or Strong Box 'Coffre Fort', 17th Century
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A strongbox was a type of travelling chest and these types of boxes were more common in England than anywhere else where they were fabricated between 1660 and 1720. The earliest proo...
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Dutch Dutch Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Brass

Huge Pair of Italian Baroque Giltwood Altar Candelabra
Located in Houston, TX
Magnificent pair of Italian Baroque giltwood altar candelabra. This stunning huge pair of Italian Baroque pricket altar sticks will be the focal point of a mantel, console table, cre...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Gold Leaf

18th Century French Marble, Gilded Bronze Clock by Jean-Baptiste-André Furet
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A late 18th century Louis XVI pendulum Parisian clock in good condition. Designed and produced by Jean Baptiste Andre Furet. Ormolu-mounted white marble mantle clock and marble base ...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Marble, Metal, Bronze

Pair of French Louis XVI Candlesticks
Located in Port Chester, NY
A fine and rare pair of French Louis XVI silvered bronze candlesticks. The seemed sticks with a bright polished finish and with removable bobeches. France, ca 1780 Dimensions...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Bronze

Korean Bronze Vase with Silvery Patina, Goryeo Dynasty, 13th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A stunningly patinated Korean Goreyo Dynasty ritual bronze bottle vase, 12th-13th century, Korea. The ritual bottle vase of pear shape. The squat body set upon a short foot with ...
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Korean Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Bronze

Lacquer Cabinet, Spa 1770, Chinoise
Located in Bamberg, DE
Spa, around 1770 In the 18th century, the Belgian town of Spa not only flourished as a famous health resort - its numerous mineral water sources were said to have important healing ...
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Belgian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

Japanese Shigaraki Grain Storage Jar
Located in Hudson, NY
Shigaraki is one of the six ancient kilns of Japan. Early 17th century full formed vessel with refined neck and green glaze on front shoulder. Very similar to two pieces in "Shigerak...
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Japanese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Pottery

Pair of Early 18th Century English Giltwood Lions
Located in Brooklyn, NY
A magnificent true pair of giltwood lions. The two animals call to mind England's Coronation chair, commissioned by King Edward I to contain the Stone of Scone brought to Westminster...
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English George I Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Oak, Giltwood

Italian Ancient Marble Sculpture Fountain, Late 16th Century
Located in Milano, IT
Sea monster Carrara marble mouth fountain Italy, late 16th century It measures 13.8 x 31.5 x 18.9 in (35 x 80 x 48 cm) State of conservation: some small evident gaps and wides...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Carrara Marble

Burmese Arakan Bronze Crowned Buddha, 17th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A gorgeous and refined Burmese crowned and adorned seated bronze Buddha, Kingdom of Arakan, Mrauk-U period, 17th century. The Buddha is portrayed seated in vajrasana upon a high do...
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Burmese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Bronze

18th Century Italian Maiolica Flower Pot Milano, circa 1770
Located in Milano, IT
Maiolica flower pot “a mezzaluna” decorated with tulip Pasquale Rubati Factory Milan, circa 1770. Measures: 4.7 in x 4.7 in x 8.6 in 12 cm x 12 cm x 22 cm lb 1.76 (kg 0.8) State o...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Maiolica

Swedish, Very Early Unique Bowl, Burlwood, Sweden, 1668
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique very early Swedish folk craft bowl. In burlwood. Signed and dated 1668.  
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Swedish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

French 18th Century Louis XV Period Signed Cartel Clock
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A large and important French 18th century Louis XV period Boulle Cartel clock, signed Le Faucheur, A Paris. The clock has the original tortoiseshell with brass inlay and ormolu mount...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Ormolu

18th Century French Louis XVI Period Carrara Marble and Ormolu Garniture Set
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming 18th century French Louis XVI period Carrara marble and ormolu garniture set signed by Parisian clockmaker "Jean- Simon Bourdier', whose clocks were housed in the finest a...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Carrara Marble, Ormolu

18th Century Spanish Iron-Clad Strong Box in Working Condition with Original Key
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Spanish strong box from the 18th century. This antique safe from is constructed or iron clad wood, and is handsomely adorn in domed iron nailhead trim throughout it's top, front, a...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Iron

18th Century Antique Chinoiserie Tavern Clock by Samuel Thorndike of Ipswich
Located in Devon, GB
A fine Georgian tavern wall clock with gilt and chinoiserie decorated case, by this established Suffolk maker. The round white dial has Roman numerals with outer minutes circle and...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

18th Century George III Mahogany Musical Bracket Clock by John Taylor of London
Located in Devon, GB
A rare 18th century musical bracket clock by this excellent clockmaker. The elegant mahogany case has an inverted bell top and retains its original ormolu mounts, finials and feet. T...
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British George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Ormolu

Pair of Italian Embroidered Silk Frames 18th Century with Salt Dough Saints
Located in Milan, IT
Pair of antique embroidered frames, rectangular shape, in ivory colored silk satin with embroidery in cotton and gold lamé of floral elements and love knots. These are devotional mon...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Paste, Silk

Large 18th Century Delft Faience Covered Jar
Located in Winter Park, FL
A large 18th century delft faience covered jar with traditional ribbed octagonal form, vivid blue hand painted chinoiserie décor and foo dog lids. Makers mark to underside. Made by D...
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Dutch Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Faience

Buschman “Minerva” German Horizontal Table Clock
Located in New Orleans, LA
The extraordinary beauty and superior craftsmanship of 17th century German clockmaking is on full display in this exceptionally rare horizontal tabletop timepiece dating to 1650 Augs...
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German Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Silver

Pair of Italian 18th Century Baroque Electrified Candelabras
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A spectacular and large-scale pair of Italian 18th-century Baroque period electrified candelabra lamps. Each most impressive ten-light candelabra is raised by a mottled rectangular b...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Giltwood

French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Ormolu and Marble Clock
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A charming and high-quality French 18th century Louis XVI period ormolu, Gris St. Anne and white Carrara marble clock signed 'Mailland, a Paris'. The clock is raised by six mottled o...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Marble, Ormolu

French Louis XV Period Tall Case Clock with an Extremely Rare Mechanism Movement
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational French Louis XV period, circa 1740, tall case clock with an extremely rare mechanism movement signed Jean Charost. The original case in kingwood, ebony, and rosewood ve...
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French Louis XV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Ormolu

18th Century Louis XVI Pair of Marble Vases with Base
Located in PALERMO, IT
Magnificent pair of marble vases with coeval bases, made of "triponticum marble" also called red peacock eye. Rare type of marble used in ancient times also in the Roman Empire. Pair...
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European Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Marble

Pair of Swedish Crystal Candelabra, 18th C
Located in Stockholm, SE
A marvellous pair of crystal candelabra. Bases of Carrara marble, blown cobolt-blue urns in the middle that are mounted with gilt bronzes. Attributed to Fredrik Ludwig Rung in Stockh...
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Swedish Gustavian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Marble, Bronze

Pair of Italian 18th Century Louis XVI Period White Carrara Marble Lions
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational and monumentally scaled true pair of Italian 18th century Louis XVI period white Carrara marble lions. Each extremely high-quality and exquisitely sculpted statue is ra...
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Italian Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Carrara Marble

Swedish 18th Century Original Blue Folk Art Painted Box
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Swedish 18th century original painted decorative Folk Art box, with original lock and key.
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Swedish Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Pine

George III Period Figured Mahogany Serpentine Cutlery Box
Located in London, GB
A fine George III period patinated and finely figured mahogany serpentine cutlery box. This attractive example is chequered strung and crossbanded throughout, having double serpentin...
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English George III Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Mahogany

Large 18th Century Italian Baroque Giltwood Reliquary
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and detailed reliquary holder with its original gilding, Italy, circa 1750. Weathered, small losses and old repairs.
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

French 18th Century Iron Lantern
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare iron lantern with a glass window, France, 18th century. Weathered.  
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French Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Iron

French 18th Century, Carved Keystone with Cockerel
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful keystone with a cockerel. France, 18th century Weathered.
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French Primitive Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Stone

Italian 18th Century Carved Limestone Angel Cherub
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Great and unique find. Hand carved stone baroque cherub, hand carved out of Vincenza limestone. Italy, circa 1750-1800. Weathered.  
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Limestone

Pair of 18th Century Italian Carved Giltwood Baroque Candleholders
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Unique Baroque giltwood candleholders for in total 10 candles, Italy, circa 1750-1780. Weathered, repairs and losses. More pictures available on request. Measurement individual.
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

Primitive French 18th Century Rat De Cave Candleholder
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Primitive wrought iron rat de cave candleholder, Normandie, France, 18th century. Weathered.
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French Primitive Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Iron

French 17th/18th Century Carved Stone Bust of Celtic Warrior/ Gallic King
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Unique handcarved stone bust representing a celtic warrior, most likely Vercingetorix. Vercingetorix was the Gallic king defeated by Julius Caesar in 52 AD. This bust is handcarved i...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Stone

French Medieval Gothic Carved Stone Architectural Fragment
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Unique fragment that once adorned the interior of a Gothic French Church or Chapel. Traces of original color and gilding visible. France, circa 1250-1450, Despite of its high age i...
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French Medieval Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Stone

18th Century, Italian Carved Giltwood Baroque Angel with Candleholder
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Stunning carved wooden Baroque angel with double candleholder. Very beautiful item of a high quality. Italy, circa 1750. Made out of wood iron and plaster. Weathered and small loss...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

French 18th Century Iron Lantern
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and rare iron lantern with two glass windows, France, 18th century. Weathered.   
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French Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Iron

17th Century, Spanish Giltwood Baroque Altarpiece with Angel Head
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Stunning and complete unique early Baroque altarpiece with beautiful and very rich carved and gilded decor, Spain, circa 1650 Weathered, small losses, old repairs and adjustments o...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Late 18th Century French Carved Giltwood Baroque Candleholder
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Unique Baroque giltwood candleholder for 3 candles. France, circa 1780. Weathered, repairs and losses. Base renewed in 19th century. More photos available on request.  
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Primitive French 18th Century Rat De Cave Candleholder
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Primitive wrought iron rat de cave candleholder, Normandie, France, 18th century. Weathered.
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French Primitive Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Iron

18th Century Italian Baroque Silvered Candlestick
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Great carved wooden candleholder with beautiful silver leaf, Italy, circa 1750-1800. Weathered and small losses.
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Large 18th Century, Italian Carved Wooden Wing of a Baroque Angel
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful large Baroque angel-wing with its original gilding. Extremely rare to find in this size. Very decorative item placed on a wooden base. Italy, circa 1750. Weathered. Gildi...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

Late 18th Century Italian Carved Giltwood Baroque Candleholder
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Unique Baroque giltwood candleholder, Italy, circa 1780. Weathered, repairs and losses.  
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

Late 18th Century Italian Baroque Carved Wooden Sunburst with Angelheads
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful one of a kind piece. Large baroque sunburst with angelheads, Italy, circa 1780. Weathered, small losses and old repairs. More photo's available on request.  
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Wood

Oak Eight Day Longcase Clock
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique oak eight day longcase clock with a swan-neck pediment, pretty hand painted face depicting cows and cottages and a delightful oak case crossbanded in mahogany. Attractive ree...
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Oak

Fantastic Life Size Sandstone Statue of David
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Fantastic, life size sandstone statue of David. Circa late 18th century.
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

Materials

Sandstone

18th Century George III Inlaid Mahogany Banjo Barometer
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique 18th century George III inlaid mahogany banjo barometer having a swan neck pediment with original brass finial, original thermometer and an engraved silvered dial with origin...
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Mahogany

Large Chinese Archaistic Black Patina Bronze Altar Vase
Located in Mt Kisco, NY
Chinese bronze vase with decoration in the Archaistic style and dragon mythical beast loop handles.
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Chinese Archaistic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Bronze

18th Century France Louis XVI Gilt Mantel Clock by Lepine, 1790s
Located in Roma, RM
Wonderful golden clock, signed Jean-Antoine Lépine, (born November 18, 1720, Challex, France, Died May 31, 1814 (aged 93)Paris, France) a wonderful example of the art of this great...
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French Empire Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Bronze

18th Century Louis XVI Sweden Elm Granfather Clock, 1790s
Located in Roma, RM
Grandfather's clock from North European origin, Sweden. Of excellent workmanship, in elm wood, embellished with games of wood grain, ebonized parts. The mechanism is revised and work...
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Swedish Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Elm

18th Century French Black Marble Clock Louis XVI Robert Robin
Located in Roma, RM
Monumental clock in French marble, signed Robert Robin (1741-1799) is one of the most important Parisian clockmakers of the late 18th century. Having received the titles of Valet de ...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Belgian Black Marble, Bronze

Pair of 18th Century Italian Giltwood Urn Ornaments
Located in Houston, TX
Beautiful pair of three dimensional detailed 18th century giltwood urn ornaments. Original period pieces, Italy, circa 1750.
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Italian Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Giltwood

George II Cast Antique Sterling Silver Candlesticks, Samuel Bates, London, 1728
Located in London, London
Hallmarked in London in 1728 by Samuel Bates, this exceptional pair of George II, antique sterling silver candlesticks, are cast and engraved with coats of arms to the bases. Each ca...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Sterling Silver

18th Century German 18k Gold & Enamel Snuff Box, Hanau, c.1780
Located in London, London
Antique late-18th century German 18k gold snuff box, of oblong form, the lid, sides, top and base applied with translucent royal blue enamel panels over a wavy engine-turned ground, ...
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German Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Gold, Enamel

Pair of 18th Century Italian Neoclassical Style Silver Urns or Porta Palmas
Located in Houston, TX
Stunning pair of 18th century neoclassical style Italian silver urns or porta Palmas. This beautiful pair of Classic urns or garnitures are adorned with ram's heads. These would make...
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Italian Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Silver Plate

Lacquered Wood Tray, Venice, Italy, 18th Century
Located in Milano, IT
Big lacquered wood tray with gold decoration and mother of pearl inserts on a red base, the paintings recall Chinese officials.
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Italian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Decorative Objects

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Fir