Decorative Arts Objects Archive

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Wooden Objects

Fun House Mirror

Fun House Mirror
In carved wood frame

Gavels

Archive of Sold Gavels

Georgian Mahogany Wine Bottle Caddy

Georgian Mahogany Wine Bottle Caddy

Spiral Staircase

Spiral Staircase
Late 19th C.

Beehive

Beehive String Holder
Late 19th C.
Carved Wood

Relic Wood from USS Constitution

Relic Wood from USS Constitution
c. 1941-1975
from 18th C. wood

York-London Royal Mail Horse-Drawn Coach

Royal Mail Coach Model
British: Late 19th C.
Painted wood with metal

Portrait Bust of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Bust of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
2nd Half 19th C.

Spinney Spoonbill Folk Art Sculpture

Spinney Spoonbill
Folk Art Sculpture

Horse-Drawn Cart Model

Horse-Drawn Cart Model
c. 1900

Mannequin or Artist's Model Arms

Mannequin or Artist's Model Arms
Hardwood, Mid 20th C.

Fine and Rare Large Pair of Empire Jardinieres

Fine Pair of Empire Jardinieres
2nd Qtr. 19th C.
Oak, zinc liners, brass casters

Wooden Relic Barrel

HMS Queen Elizabeth
Wooden Relic Barrel

British: c. 1917-1948
Wood and brass

Tobacco press patent model

Francis B. Deane
Tobacco Press Patent Model
Lynchburg, Virginia: 1878
Wood, iron, bronze, brass

Metal

Bronze, Brass, Copper, Iron, Pewter, Silver, Nickel-Plate
Pair of Buddhas

Pair of Gold-Sheathed Buddhas
Thailand: Early 20th C. [?]

Italian Helmet

Italian Helmet
19th C.

Bronze Frame: Navy Department and War Office

Bronze Frame, Navy Department and War Office
c. 1880s to 1920s

Napoleon III Warwick Vase

Napoleon III Warwick Vase
3rd Quarter 19th C.

Pair of Busts

Classical Busts
Continental: c. 1900
Ebonized plaster

Horseshoe inkwell

Horseshoe Inkwell
c. 1900

Okonite Company Submarine Cable Paperweight

Okonite Company Submarine Cable Paperweight
American: c. 1890s
Cable in brass casing

Victorian Silver Miniature Spade and Fork Set

Miniature Gardening Utensils, Spade and Fork, Boxed
British: Late 19th C.
Silver-plated with bone shafts

Staircase

Spiral Staircase
Miniature iron model

Roulette Match Game

Roulette Game
Match Holder

Late 19th C.

Art Deco Airplane Trophy.

Art Deco Airplane Trophy

Bronze Polo

Bronze Polo Sculpture
c. 1930s

Pheasant Lighting Stick Holder

Pheasant Lighting Stick Holder
Austria: c. 1920s to 1930s
Cold painted white metal

Spiny (Rock) Lobster

Spiny (Rock) Lobster
Mid 20th C.
Red-enameled cast iron

Cast Iron Fireplace Back Plate

Cast Iron Fireplace Back Plate
Late 19th C.

Harvard University Andirons

Harvard University Andirons
American: c. 1900
Cast iron

Transit Tray

Queens Midtown Tunnel and
Construction Scenes
New York: c. 1939
Pair of aluminum trays

Pair of Globe & Rocket Bookends

Pair of Globe & Rocket Bookends
1963

Head and Tails Stock Exchange Coin

Head and Tails Stock Exchange Coin
1950

Twin-Engine Bomber Trench Art Airplane Model

Twin-Engine Bomber Airplane Model
American or British:
c. 1940s
Copper ammunition shells

Stock Exchange Tie Tack

Stock Exchange Tie Tack
c. 1970s

Churchill Cigar

William M. McVey
Churchill's Cigar
Ohio: c. 1966
Bronze

Ceramics & Glass

Earthenware, Porcelain, Glass
Bernhard Bloch Match Safe Boy Figurine

Bernhard Bloch
Match Boy
Bohemia: c. 1890
Glazed ceramic

Frog-Form Majolica Humidor

Frog-Form Majolica Humidor
20th C.

Poodle-head Humidor

Poodle Head Humidor
American:
Late 19th C.
Brown-glazed ceramic

Monkey Head-Form Majolica Humidor

Majolica Monkey Head Humidor
Austria: 20th C.
Majolica tin-glazed ceramic

Queen Victoria Jubilee Plate

Nestle & Huntsman
Queen Victoria
Jubilee Plate

London: 1887
Ceramic plate

cocteau plate

Jean Cocteau
Decorative Plate

Limoges, France

MIT Wedgwood Tile

MIT Wedgwood Tile
1916

Lincoln House Brick Relic

Lincoln House Brick Relic
Iowa: 1958

Instruments

Instruments, Devices, Demonstration Models, Clocks, Scientific, Medical, Maritime

Scientific Instruments & Devices
Roswell's Patent Stereo-Graphoscope

Roswell's Patent Stereo-Graphoscope
London: c. 1875

Portable Sandglass

Portable Sandglass
19th C.

Pan Scales on Wooden Box

Troemner Pan Scales with Wooden Box (American) and
Bronze Weights (English manufacturer)

Large Brass Scale

Brass Balance Scale
Late 19th C.

Rosewood Sandglass

Rosewood Sandglass
19th C.

Bardou Telescope

A. Bardou
Large Brass Floor Telescope
19th C.

Large Circular Magnifying Glass In Custom Fit Case

Magnifying Glass
Mid 19th C.

Bausch Microscope

Bausch & Lomb Microscope
c. 1900

Brass Surveying Compass

Rittenhouse
Brass Surveying Compass

Conical Measuring Device

Conical Measuring Device
Dresden: c. Mid-19th C.

Technology and Medical Models
Dunn Windmill

Parris-Dunn
Model Windmill

Iowa:
c. 1940s

Geometric Models

Geometric Models
19th C.

Phrenology Bust

A.L. Vago
Phrenology Bust
London: 1872
Plaster with applied labels

Salyut 7 Mission Space Station Model

Salyut 7 Mission Space Station Model
c. 1982

White House Telephone System Souvenir

White House Telephone System Souvenir
American: 1987
Line relay device encased in acrylic

Clocks
lighthouse

Lighthouse Clock
French
Late 19th C.

Pan American Novelty Clock with Map Image, Buffalo, New York

Pan-American Novelty Map Clock
Buffalo: 1899

Provincial Neoclassical Watch Hutch

Neoclassical Watch Hutch
Italian:
Late 18th C.

Decimal System Wall Clock

Decimal System Wall Clock
L. Leroy & Cie, Paris:
c. 1890s

Maritime

Compass

Compass Rose Wall Plaque
Cast iron, 20th C.

Ship Steering Wheel

John Hastie & Co. Ltd.
Ship Steering Wheel
Greenock, Scotland
1st Half 20th C.

Merrimack Civil War Ship Relic Cup

Merrimack Civil War Ship Relic Cup
Late 19th C.

Lobster Boat Model

Lobster Boat Model
20th C.

USS Constellation Relic Spike and Wood Plaque

USS Constellation Relic Spike and Wood Plaque
American: c. 1955-59
From ship c. 1854

Riverside Rowing Club

Riverside Rowing Club
Painted wooden sign
Boston Area: Mid 20th C.

Pond Boat Model

Pond Boat Motor Yacht
Wood model, c. 1940s

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