For the Wall
This is a sweet miniature corner cupboard, possibly a salesman’s sample. The cupboard has the cutout shelves of an 18th century corner cupboard, as well as curved cut out front and a paneled lower door. The interior and back have been painted in a lovely dark green color. As is shown, the piece is a…read more
This is such a great fun piece! We believe it to be Dutch, but we do not know who the character is; he is holding a money bag and some have thought it might be Scrooge, but it may also be a caricature of the Dutch merchant men of the 17th and 18th century. It…read more
This is a cheery and colorful still life oil on canvas, signed and dated 1938. The painting features a lovely flower arrangement in a pitcher on a mantle, with a Chinese porcelain figurine. It has a pleasant yellow background and bright floral colors. It is framed with a pickled wash frame; the frame has a…read more
This is such a wonderful pair of early 20th century photographic portraits of a young couple from the Albany area. The photographs are by Gustave Lorey (1868-1937), a well known photographer who had a studio in Albany; his work is in the collection of the Albany Institute of History & Art. Both portraits are wonderful,…read more
This folky hooked rug is in great condition. The bright, graphic colors of the squares look great with any country collection. It would look super hanging also. It measures 3 ft x 3.87 ft.
This checkerboard is large and graphic. The old white & black paint is especially pleasing. It would make a room or look great with your gameboard collection. It is 32 inches long x 19 inches wide.
This sign has great graphic appeal in old black lettering on old white background. It is 38 inches long x 10 inches high.
These are lovely hand colored lithographs of birds done by Spencer Fuller Baird (Amer 1823-1887). These lithographs were originally published in the “Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Interior William H. Emory, major First Cavalry, and United States, commissioner”, published from 1857-59. Spencer…read more
A great early 20th century framed etching by Carl Wingate (1876-1946). Wingate was trained at the National Academy of Design and is a well recognized etcher, with a specialization in marine etching. The etching is an outdoor scene with a stone wall and a gazebo in the background. The etching is in very good condition,…read more
A pair of small mid-19th century hollow cut silhouettes of a man and a woman. We believe they may be a couple, based on the similarity of the paper and background and that they face each other, but cannot be sure. Both of them are done in hollow cut technique, where the image is cut…read more
This is an especially nice early landscape scene on canvas. It is unsigned but well done and appears to have no restoration.
This is such a lovely early 20th century landscape that edges on Mid-Century Modern, but dates to 1916. Painted by William Rudolf O’Donovan, who was a member of the National Academy of Fine Arts. Although renowned as a sculptor, O’Donovan was a gifted and known painter as well. He was good friends with Winslow Homer…read more
Pair of English engravings by Thomas Shepherd (1793 – 1864). Each measures 12 inches x 9 inches from edge of frame to edge of frame. One is of the Banqueting House Whitehall. The other is Cambridge Terrace and Colliseum.
This is a wonderful woodblock print titled “The Bathers” by Emil Ganso . Born in 1895 in Germany, Ganso came to the United States as a teen. By 1914 Ganso was taking evening classes at the National Academy’s School of Fine Arts while supporting himself as a baker. He was discovered by the Weyhe Gallery in…read more
This is a wonderful London Harbor scene etching by the well-listed artist, Arthur J.F. Bond (English, 1888-1958). Bond was a well recognized marine artist, and was a member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA). The etching depicts a variety of working boats in London Harbor, which Bond used often in his works, and…read more
This shelf is in its original, unpainted wood finish. I believe the wood is pine. A small part of one scalloped edge was either replaced or glued after a break, not noticeable. The hooks are amazing! It is 30 in. long x 14 in. high. Any small primitives and early textiles would look good on…read more
This is a beautiful early 20th century Japanese woodblock print of two Japanese women. Lovely pale green background with two women in gorgeous kimonos. The print is unsigned; we had the print out of the frame, and no signature under the matting. Beautifully matted in black acid free matting and framed with a simple gold…read more
Emil Ganso was born in Halberstadt, Germany in 1895 and came to the United States as a teenager. By 1914 Ganso was taking evening classes at the National Academy’s School of Fine Arts while supporting himself as a baker. He was discovered by the Weyhe Gallery in the early 1920s, and was represented by them…read more
This is a charming 18thc embroidered needlework scene of a young man fishing in good condition, original frame and good colors.
This sweet little portrait is beautifully rendered. It dates to the first quarter of the 19th c. and is framed in an old wood frame. It will make a charming addition to any wall. Measures 9 by 11″.
This is one of the sweetest lithographs I have seen in a while! It features a young woman holding her cherished spring lamb. The lamb has a collar and bell, lest it be over shadowed by the beauty of its charming owner! The aging of the paper gives this piece such character and it is…read more
Copied from an old piece of sheet music and signed “L.L.B.”, this folk art drawing of Uncle Sam was most likely a school child’s art project. It is titled “Boys In Blue”. It measures approximately 16&1/4 by 12&1/4 and has never been out of its original frame. Backed with wood.
This is a fantastic American wall box in early attic finish with original leather hinges. Leather retains its pliability. Nice warm red-brown patina. Measures 16″ by 9″.