Furniture - Carvings

 

Overmantel 

English, Somerset, c.1630

Surely you've not got a flat screen TV over your fireplace? Here's a chance to swap it out for something real! Profusely and deeply carved: the tree of life in an applied architectural arch at the center, flanked by two panels of flowers and foliage flanked in turn by an Atlas and a Caryatid. And all the frames carved with lunttes and running cable! It's a winner.

$2,750

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xg8721

 

Corbell 

English or Dutch, c.1675

A benign lion surrounded by baroque scrolls and foliage. Made from two blocks that have been separated and reglued. Is there some special object you'd like him to display for you?

$495

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xf523

 

Santos of the Virgin Mary as a Young Girl 

Spanish Colonial, 1700-1750

A rare depiction of the young Mary bareheaded and without the Christ Child. She has a swirling cloak and a particularly expressive and sensitively painted face. Age darkened paint, mainly blue, silver and gold, with baroque patterns still visible. Mounted on original blue and gold stand (notched at the back to fit onto a stand.)

$1,775

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xa9901

 

Carving of an Angel 

Franco-Flemish, 17th c.

Quite the little angel! Lovely curling locks, neat wings and a serene, angelic (sorry) expression. Old, medium-brown color.

$355

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wk591

 

Figure of an Angel 

French, 17th/18th c.

What a beauty! An angel with a serene angelic expression (what else) and a great hair-do. The dust of ages on all horizontal surfaces. The gown was carved by an artist -- look how the folds sweep right at the waist and foot. At 31 inches, he's larger than many -- just the size to draw your attention in the room. Stands nice and firmly (but don't let the cat get to it) and has also been fitted to hang on a wall.

$2,850

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wj5751

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