ANTIQUES & OBJETS DE VERTU

Art Treasures Of Recent Centuries



7535. EARLY ENGLISH STAINED GLASS WINDOW WITH HENRY VIII. English, c. 18th-19th century. 17 x 25 inches. The panel depicting a bust of Henry VIII in a decorative painted border and clear leaded motif at top. The glass hand-blown antique, all hand painted and fired. The painting is extremely well done. There is some silver nitrate staining on the chain around the neck and on the hat attesting its age. The dark lines are shadows from the window behind and not in the panel. Image2. Image3. Image4. Image5.

SOLD.



7072. EXQUISITE HAND PAINTED PORCELAIN PLAQUE. German, c. mid 19th century. The portrait of a distinguished gentleman. Appears nearly photographic even under magnification. Certainly the finest I've carried. Signed Fr. Jill (or Till). Dresden. 5x7".

$1200.



7515. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF ODYSSEUS (ULYSSES) AND HIS LOYAL DOG ARGUS, c. 18th-19th century. Pale greenish-yellow glass Greek style intaglio of the Goddess Athena blessing Odysseus, his loyal dog Argus at his feet, upon his return to his kingdom Ithaca from which he had been absent for 20 years, the first 10 fighting the Trojan War, the second 10 trying to reach home on the Odyssey. Signed KALPOURNIOU 2nd-3rd Cent. B.C. 1 1/4" x 1 1/16" x 1/4". Very fine engraving.

SOLD.



7525. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF VENUS AND CUPID, c. 18th-19th century. Lavender glass intaglio of Venus (Aphrodite) standing with her gown lowered over her thighs holding a dog on a leash, Eros (Cupid) standing on a pillar to her right. 1" x 7/8" x 3/8".

$150.



7516. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS EROTIC INTAGLIO, c. 18th-19th century. Carnelian colored glass Roman style erotic intaglio a male lifting a woman's legs in intercourse on a couch, phallus below. 7/8" x 11/16" x 1/8". Very fine engraving.

SOLD.



7517. FINE LARGE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF POSEIDON, c. 18th-19th century. Opaque black glass Greco-Roman style intaglio of Poseidon circa 10BC. 1 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 3/8". Exceptional engraving.

SOLD.



7519. FINE LARGE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF JULIUS CAESAR, c. 18th-19th century. Clear glass Roman style intaglio of Julius Caesar, c. 1st Cen. AD, D(ivine).IVL(ius), litius behind. 2 1/8" x 1 5/8" x 5/16". Very fine engraving.

SOLD.



7521. FINE LARGE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO, c. 18th-19th century. Blue glass Greek style intaglio of a Dionysian procession with drunken Silenos on a donkey with satyrs and revelers. Early AD style. 1 1/4" x 1 1/8" x 3/16". Very fine engraving.

SOLD.



7522. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO, c. 18th-19th century. Amber glass Greco-Roman style intaglio of a young man resisting the amourous advances of a nude goddess, perhaps Aurora, signed PIXLER in Greek. Early A.D. style. 7/8" x 3/4" x 1/8". Exceptional engraving. The white area at bottom is an old white paper tag on the bottom showing through.

SOLD.



7523. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF PERICLES, c. 18th-19th century. Lavender glass intaglio portrait of the famous Athenian statesman responsible for the glory of Athens and the Parthenon, PERIKLHS. 1 1/8" x 7/8" x 1/4". Exceptional engraving.

SOLD.



7524. FINE GRAND TOUR GLASS INTAGLIO OF ANTINOUS, c. 18th-19th century. Amber glass intaglio of with the head of Antinous, the young paramour of the emperor Hadrian, famed in antiquity for his beauty. 1" x 3/4" x 1/4". Very fine engraving.

SOLD.



8410. PAINTED BOX WITH A SCENE FROM GREEK MYTHOLOGY, ca. 19th century. A lady's powder box hand painted with a scene from Greek mythology: Daphne, pursued by Apollo, beseeches her father, the river god Peneus to turn her into a plant to escape. Here we see the branches begin to spring from her fingers as Apollo embraces her. 4".

SOLD.



9324. HISTORICAL CRIMEAN WAR GLASS BOTTLE WITH IRIDESCENCE, 1853-56. The club shaped bottle of quite heavy glass with molded inscription reading R. ELLIS PUTHIN / MANUFACTURED / ON SUPERIOR / AERATED WATERS / TO THE ROYAL FAMILY. The bottle apparently discarded by British troops during the war. Found in the Crimea. 8.25". The entire surface covered with beautiful frosty peacock iridescence better than on most examples of ancient glass. A gem with an interesting historical context.

$200.



10016. SIGNED ART GLASS VASE, signed and dated Don Oriel, 1980 WV. Light red violet glass with peacock iridescence. 10.7 inches.

$400.