Miscellaneous Antique Accessories

Some things simply defy categorization, and in this section you’ll find an amazing assortment and diversity of antique accessories that can be used in any décor. Definitely our largest category of Antique Accessories, here is where you can browse for hours and find a wealth of intriguing antique collectibles and antique objets d’art that will please you and your family for generations!  Spreading antique decorative accessories around your home and office is a great way to personalize your decor and reflect your special style and tastes. Inessa Stewart’s Antiques Wholesale Antique Furniture Stores!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Flower Vase

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Flower Vase was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing Greek amphora styling accentuated with a cobalt blue rim with curled volute tabs reminiscent of a Doric capital.  The glass itself was blown with lots of bubbles which creates a special effect.  Such pieces require skills, talent...

19th Century Hand-Painted Carved Wood Carousel Horse

19th Century Hand-Painted Carved Wood Carousel Horse is a splendid artifact of nostalgia, back when huge, brightly lit carousels were the centerpiece of traveling amusement parks, fairs and circuses during their heyday in the 19th century.  This example shows plenty of honest wear from the hundreds of delighted children who rode it round and round to the...
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Antique Balance Scale

Antique Balance Scale was designed for refined or gourmet cooks for use at home.  It is stamped with "household scales" on one side, and on the other side it's indicated that it is not for commercial use.  A bar holds the sliding weights for convenience in use, and two sizes of pans hold the items to be weighed.   Set on a stamped steel base for stability...

19th Century Decorative Bronze Crown with...

19th Century Decorative Bronze Crown with Semi-Precious Stones was hand-made in France, and features exquisite fleurs de lys motifs.  Used for parades and processions, and perfect for adding a special regal decorative accent!Measures 5H x 10.5 in diameterCirca early 1890s

19th Century Decorative Brass Commercial Sign Accessory

19th Century Decorative Brass Commercial Sign Accessory is an interesting artifact from the Belle Epoque period.  It was designed to be used in a store or hotel lobby, and has the word Commerce, or business, clearly printed in red on the sign portion.  The elaborate brass work around the sign is remarkable, including a scalloped and enhanced base, making...

19th Century Cast Bronze French Gothic Candlestick

19th Century Cast Bronze French Gothic Candlestick features astonishing detail from the bobeche on top to the scrolled tripod feed below!  A variety of motifs were employed, including egg & dart, bell flower and acanthus leaf.  The base is perhaps the most interesting, with intricate detailing and a visually appealing rendition of the fleur de lys on...

Antique Bronze D'Ore Cherub Statue on Onyx Candlestick

Antique Bronze D'Ore Cherub Statue on Onyx Candlestick celebrates classic beauty! The representation of an innocent cherub clothed in vines and wearing a flower garland and carrying a pan flute shows the figure holding aloft a torchere which leads the eye up to the candle holder.  The gold finish is original and is complemented by the double-tiered onyx...

Mid-Century Scale Model of 12 Meter America's Cup...

Mid-Century Scale Model of 12 Meter Racing Yacht was scaled down from the real thing~ racing yachts designed to compete for the America's Cup, a prize coveted by sailors since it was first awarded.  The America's Cup is the oldest international sporting trophy. The ewer trophy was originally awarded in 1851 by the Royal Yacht Squadron for a race around...

Antique Cranberry Glass Hand-Cut Crystal Decanter

Antique Cranberry Glass Hand-Cut Crystal Decanter is an exquisite example of a master glass artist!  Using the rich ruby-colored crystal to contrast with the clear crystal, the artisan created facets and segments, enhancing the design with incised patterns, diamond grids and florals with an etched finish.  Original stopper only adds more elegance!Circa...

Art Nouveau Silver-Overlaid Cobalt Blue Glass Centerpiece

Art Nouveau Silver-Overlaid Cobalt Blue Glass Centerpiece represents classic elegance in an extraordinary way!  The rich deep blue coloration derived from cobalt permeates the glass allowing one to more fully appreciate the form derived from ancient Greek and Roman architecture.  Around the base and around the top rim silver has been applied, but the most...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece Bowl

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece Bowl was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing spiral of color infused into the glass while still very hot and pliable, creating the intriguing pattern you see in the photos.  Such pieces require skills, talent and a very steady hand while working the extremely hot glass...

Antique Hand-Painted Frosted Glass Flower Vase

Antique Hand-Painted Frosted Glass Flower Vase features a graceful, elegant shape inspired by ancient Greek architecture, and was embellished by a talented artist with rich lavender, white and gold paint in a wonderful Art Deco interpretation of vines and berry clusters.  Perfect for adding a finishing touch to your decor!Circa 1920sMeasures 12H x 4.5 in...

Antique Painted & Giltwood Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

Antique Painted & Giltwood Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu is perfect for a private devotional area or for use in a wedding ceremony.   Ideal for placing in front of a window or used as a room divider, such architectural items have also been used for small balcony railings for interior overlook applications.  The design also lends itself to use as a plant...
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Antique Painted & Giltwood Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu

Antique Painted & Giltwood Prayer Bench ~ Prie Dieu is perfect for a private devotional area or for use in a wedding ceremony.   Ideal for placing in front of a window or used as a room divider, such architectural items have also been used for small balcony railings for interior overlook applications.  The design also lends itself to use as a plant...
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18th Century Hand-Forged Fireplace Andiron Set

18th Century Hand-Forged Fireplace Andiron Set is a truly unusual find!  We speculate from experience that it was either produced for the actual maker's purposes, or custom ordered for a particular client because of the unique features we've not seen combined before.  At first glance, one notices that the andirons are identical except for the treatment of...

Pair 19th Century Arts & Crafts Corbels ~ Wall Brackets

Pair 19th Century Arts & Crafts Corbels ~ Wall Brackets were salvaged from a beautiful home, and were originally used to decorate a cased opening between two rooms.  Being solid oak and quite sturdy, they could also be used to support a fireplace mantel or wall shelf, if desired.Circa 1900Each measures 25H x 20W x 1.5D

Antique French Wrought Iron Folding Fire Screen

Antique French Wrought Iron Folding Fire Screen is an elegant way to dress up your hearth!  The classic arched center section features artistically rendered scrollwork in a variety of forms centered with a forged fleur de lys.  Two side panels are hinged to allow flexibility of size and the ability to free stand by itself.  The scrollwork on the side...

Pair 19th Century Winery Press Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Winery Press Pedestals were created from large wooden timbers given a screw shape for use in grape pressing at an old French winery.  When the winery updated its equipment, a clever craftsman converted them into a pair of pedestals, perfect for displaying statuary, vases, or objets d'art, especially for the wine connoisseur! Circa 1850s...
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19th Century French Louis XIV Wrought Iron Firescreen

19th Century French Louis XIV Wrought Iron Firescreen represents untold hours of laboriously forging red hot iron into intricate shapes to produce a wonderfully artistic yet truly functional work of art!  Designed to protect the very face of a fire box, it has been fitted with a pair of cradles for water kettles to keep warm water at hand during the...
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Antique Swedish Arts & Crafts Wall Cabinet with...

Antique Swedish Arts & Crafts Wall Cabinet with Hand-Painted Tiles will make a charming addition to your decor, especially the powder room!  The casework was fashioned from solid oak, and features a natural finish on the outside with a whitewashed interior visible through the glass on the single cabinet door.  Of special note are the hand-painted tile...
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Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel

Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel is a charming relic that can provide wonderful rustic appeal in today's modern and casual decors!  Hand-crafted by an experienced barrel cooper from solid oak staves steamed and bent to create the classic barrel shape, it was secured with tin-plated iron bands.  The original design was created to allow ease of rolling the...

Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel

Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel is a charming relic that can provide wonderful rustic appeal in today's modern and casual decors!  Hand-crafted by an experienced barrel cooper from solid oak staves steamed and bent to create the classic barrel shape, it was secured with tin-plated iron bands.  The original design was created to allow ease of rolling the...

Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel

Antique Oak Stave Wine Barrel is a charming relic that can provide wonderful rustic appeal in today's modern and casual decors!  Hand-crafted by an experienced barrel cooper from solid oak staves steamed and bent to create the classic barrel shape, it was secured with tin-plated iron bands.  The original design was created to allow ease of rolling the...
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Antique French Library Ladder

Antique French Library Ladder is an intriguing curiosity that harks back to the days before computers, when virtually all knowledge was stored with books.  The fortunate and affluent were able to keep libraries both large and small, and for the larger ones that went up to the room's ceiling, a ladder was required for access.  This somewhat portable...
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Pair 19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Andirons

Pair 19th Century Wrought Iron & Brass Andirons feature a graceful scrolled motif reminiscent of a treble clef, accented with rosettes.  Brass round finials top off the work.  Such andirons served to visually enhance the fireplace which was such a central focus of attention, especially to northern Europeans, but not always the most attractive part of...

19th Century French Brass Wall Fountain ~ Lavabo

19th Century French Brass Wall Fountain ~ Lavabo is a charming relic from a bygone era!  Back before the days of ubiquitous running water in every room of the house, folks were obliged to create ingenious solutions like this wall fountain.  Such a piece would be placed just outside or inside the back door, so that when it was time to come inside from...
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PAIR 19th Century Solid Marble Louis XVI Pedestals ~...

PAIR 19th Century Solid Marble Louis XVI Pedestals ~ Columns were designed to provide symmetry while displaying a particularly special work of art, sculpture, vase or other keepsake.  Designed in the neoclassical style, each features a hand-carved double circular row of meandros, or Greek key motifs, and the solid marble columns rest upon a double tier of...
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Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Blackamoors with Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Blackamoors with Pedestals are an extraordinary example of master Italian artistry!  Hand-painted with a polychrome finish to a degree of excellence, they were hand-carved with exceptional detail depicting holding torcheres.  Set upon pedestals that were added at a later date, they're finished on all sides and represent a...
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19th Century Brass Jardiniere - Bucket

19th Century Brass Jardiniere - Bucket makes a great centerpiece or jardiniere!  Hand-crafted using time-honored traditional metalsmithing techniques like soldered dovetail joints, it was meant to last for generations.Circa 1880sMeasures 13H x 17 in Diameter

19th Century Gilded and Painted Wood Tabor

19th Century Gilded and Painted Wood Tabor features pierce-carved, curved sides with a base larger than the display surface which creates extra stability in style!  Ivory colored painted finish has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, and is enhanced by the gold highlighting.  Taking center stage is the timeless Christogram with the letters IHS...
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Pair 19th Century Barley Twist Stripped Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Barley Twist Stripped Pedestals feature wonderful carved detail and are perfect for creating symmetry in any room!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for centuries. Circa 1880s Each measures 36.5H x 12 in Diameter
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19th Century Wrought Iron Andiron & Firebox Set

19th Century Wrought Iron Andiron & Firebox Set is a master work of the blacksmith's art, forged from red-hot iron to last several lifetimes!  The intricate scrollwork and foliate motifs are the mark of a true master craftsman!  The firebox is a completely separate unit so is optional to use.  A rosette is centered on the firebox, which is enclosed on...
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Pair Antique Carved Wood Vanity Mirrors / Photo Frames

Pair Antique Carved Wood Vanity Mirrors depict a naturalistic theme with English Ivy trailing around the sides and bottom, and prancing horses on the crowns!  Perfect for the equestrian in your family.  Replace the mirror with glass and you have a wonderful pair of frames for family photos.Circa 1880sEach measures 22H x 12W

Antique French Carved Wood Panel

Carved by a talented artisan from Brittany, this Antique French Carved Wood Panel was meant for decorative purposes, and usually depicts family members.  The wonderful patina is evident in the unfinished wood, making this a wonderful item to display in your Country French or casual decor. Circa early 1900s. Measures 16.5H x 16W

Antique Italian Baroque Giltwood Pedestal

Sculpted from solid wood then given a gilt finish that provides stunning opulence, this Antique Italian Baroque Pedestal will be the ideal way to display your cherished sculpture, vase or objet d'art!  Bold acanthus fronds beckon from the base, and appear again under the plateau, with a Corinthian grace that is truly timeless.  Even the faceted shaft...
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Antique Italian Giltwood Baroque Pedestal

This stunning Antique Italian Giltwood Baroque Pedestal remains in exceptional condition, and was hand-sculpted from solid wood to depict a cherub amongst fully laden grapevines before being given a luxurious gold finish.  Perfect for displaying a special objet d'art or just as a decoration unto itself!  The gold finish has achieved a nice patina over the...
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19th Century French Louis XVI Faux Marble Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Faux Marble Pedestal is a gem of the classical style!  Designed in a style that has existed for over 3,000 years!  Solid wood painted to look exactly like richly veined marble comprises the pediment base, the subtly tapered central shaft, and the top which is removable and able to swivel.  Gold highlighted laurel wreath...
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Pair Antique Neoclassical Painted Pedestals in the...

Pair Antique Neoclassical Painted Pedestals in the Louis XVI Style make the perfect choice for displaying any pair or complementary works of art, sculpture, porcelains, or other collectibles.  Octagonal in shape, each features fine molded detail, with painted accents including gold highlights that lend an architectural feel to the look.Circa 1880sEach...
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19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Cast Iron Book...

19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Cast Iron Book Press is a splendid working artifact from a bygone era!  The Art Nouveau was a relatively brief period yet its impact resounds upon the style world even to this day, with period artifacts in great demand, especially in Europe and America.  This example shows a combination of industrial age construction...
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2003-912562M38A

Antique Wooden Water Bucket was hand-made from solid pine, and makes a great rustic accent for indoors or out!  Ideal as a jardiniere or planter box.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 23H x 16W x 14D

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Andiron ~ Fender Set

19th Century French Louis XIV Bronze Andiron ~ Fender Set boasts amazing detail from the spires of the andirons to the fender itself, which is designed to nestle inside a track on the base of the andirons so that the entire affair can be adjusted in width to accommodate a wide variety of fireplace opening sizes!  Angels' faces appear on each andiron,...

Set of Two 19th Century Cast Bronze French Gothic...

Set of Two 19th Century Cast Bronze French Gothic Candlesticks feature astonishing detail from the bobeches on top to the scrolled tripod feed below!  Various iterations of the classic acanthus leaf in mulitiple repetitive patterns appear in tiers, with each candlestick featuring the same sequence of motifs, although one is larger than the other.  The...
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18th Century Hand-Carved Pine Rocking Horse

18th Century Hand-Carved Pine Rocking Horse has no doubt brought smiles and hours of imaginative fun to generations of youngsters over the centuries!  Skillfully carved in a galloping pose, the faithful steed has decades of honest wear from all the "attention", and seems to have lost his ears and tail along the trail, but the imagination of a young child...
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19th Century French Carved Walnut Column ~ Newel Post

Perfect for a decorative architectural accent, this 19th Century French Carved Walnut Column ~ Newel Post features hand-sculpted acanthus rosettes and plumes with carved & paneled octagonal sides on the main shaft.  Perfect for creating an accent in the room, or for incorporating into your stair rail design!Circa 1870sMeasures 39H x 10.5 in diameter
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19th Century Industrial Button Press

19th Century Industrial Button Press makes a great choice for a "Steam Punk" bookend or desktop accessory, and can also be employed as a bookend!Circa 1880sMeasures 9H x 7.5W x 4.5D

French Art Deco Period Cut Glass Dessert Dish with...

French Art Deco Period Cut Glass Dessert Dish with Wrought Iron Handle makes a wonderful decorative accent all on its own, and especially when filled with fresh fruit or tasty sweets!  The decorative grapevine motif wrought iron cradle displays abundant artistry and skill, and works great as a handle.Circa 1920sMeasures 13.5H x 10W x 8D

Pair Antique French Carved Wood Painted Panels

Carved by a talented artisan from Brittany, this pair of wood panels were meant for decorative purposes, and most probably depict revered grandparents or great-grandparents. Finished in a paint which displays a wonderful patina, each will make a wonderful pair to display in your Country French or casual decor. Circa early 1900s. Measures 16.5H x 16.5W

19th Century Decorative Brass Crown with Semi-Precious...

19th Century Decorative Brass Crown with Semi-Precious Stones makes a great decorative accent for a truly regal touch!Measures 8.5H x 8W x 6DCirca 1890s

Art Deco Glass Vase

Art Deco Glass Vase Glass Vase is an elegant way to display fresh flowers & greenery, or more permanent options for your visual pleasure. (Small chip at the base ~ Sold AS-IS) Circa mid-1900s Measures 14H x 6.5W x 5D

Pair 19th Century Spanish Wrought Iron Spoon Racks...

Pair 19th Century Spanish Wrought Iron Spoon Rack from Malaga were hand-forged to provide a special accent to your kitchen! Large one measures 11H x 18W x 1D; smaller is 7H x 16W x 3D  Circa 1870s

19th Century Embossed Brass Umbrella Stand

19th Century Embossed Brass Umbrella Stand makes a great stand as well as a trash receptacle!Circa 1870smeasures 27.5H x 11W x 7.5D

19th Century Cast Iron Plaque of Royal Chevalier

19th Century Cast Iron Plaque of Royal ChevalierCirca 1880sMeasures 14.5H x 9W

Antique French White Opaline 'Birdbox' Sugar Cellar by...

Antique French White Opaline 'Birdbox' Sugar Cellar by Portieux Vallerysthal is a lovely decorative accessory for your dining enjoyment, and depicts a nesting bird with finely detailed pattern on the entire exterior surface.Circa 1920sMeasures 5H x 4 in diameter

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase features a beautiful embossed fluting pattern all around with intertwined Greek coin motif and flared rim.Circa early 1900sMeasures 12H x 6 in diameter

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase features a beautiful embossed pattern all around with a pleasing bell shape and flared rim.Circa early 1900sMeasures 12H x 6.5 in diameter

19th Century French Opaline Perfume Bottle with Stopper

19th Century French Opaline Perfume Bottle with Stopper makes a great decorative accessory, and is highly collectible as only a limited number in this condition have survived the past century.  This example features excellent detail in a beaded rim and base highlighted in gold leaf.  The translucent quality of the glass has been admired for hundreds of...

19th Century Hand-Blown Liegoise Blue Opaline Glass...

19th Century Hand-Blown Liegoise Blue Opaline Glass Oil Lantern was a combination of decorative accessory and essential nighttime companion back in the day!  Etched with the company's name on the top of the chimney, it features an intricate brass cap and mantel holder that fits on the opulent blue opaline base, elegantly crafted and colored to create room...

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.  The hand-painted gold trim really sets this beauty apart from the rest!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 5H x 3.5 in diameter

Mid-Century Hand-Blown French Blue Opaline Glass Ewer

Mid-Century Hand-Blown French Blue Opaline Glass Ewer is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 8.5H x 4W x 4.5D

Mid-Century Italian Murano Glass Bud Vase

Mid-Century Italian Murano Glass Bud Vase continues the centuries-old traditions of fine glass blowing from the master artisans of Murano in the lagoons of Venice.  Elegant shape and two-toned glass create visual interest even without a fresh flower in it!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 9.5H x 2.5 in diameter

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 8.5H x 3 in diameter

19th Century Copper & Brass Kindling Bucket

19th Century Copper & Brass Kindling Bucket makes an attractive piece to keep kindling by the fireplace hearth, or to use as a general purpose bucket, or a rustic vase for flowers and greenery!  Meticulously hand-crafted, one can see the dovetailed seam on one side.  Brass mounts for the brass handle, the brass lid with finials and brass feet contrast...

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer ~...

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer ~ Thermometer is a study in the classic style, with laurel wreaths draped with banners, and a sunburst effect around the dial.  Survives with its original gilded finish.  Indispensable to the well-appointed home, such devices were the weather forecasters of their day!  Such artifacts are becoming more rare...
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Antique Industrial Bin ~ Jardiniere

Antique Industrial Bin ~ Jardiniere was hand-crafted from steel, and features a no-nonsense design with convenient handles on each side.  Perfect for the casual decor!Circa early 1900sMeasures 14.5H x 22W x 20.5D

19th Century Rustic Wood Stave Umbrella Stand

19th Century Rustic Wood Stave Umbrella Stand is a charming hand-made relic, and features a whitewashed finish.  Ideal for the casual entryway, or to use for tall permanent greenery display.Circa 1880sMeasures 24H x 9.5 in diameter

19th Century Rustic Carved Wood Umbrella Stand ~...

19th Century Rustic Carved Wood Umbrella Stand ~ Jardiniere is a charming hand-made relic, and features a whitewashed finish.  Ideal for the casual entryway, or to use for tall permanent greenery display.Circa 1880sMeasures 23H x 9.5 in diameter

19th Century French Empire Mahogany & Bronze End Table

19th Century French Empire Mahogany & Bronze End Table.  Hand-crafted in France from exotic imported mahogany and lavished with cast bronze, it lends a formal elegant air to your interiors. Circa 1890s Measures 30H x 14 in diameter

19th Century Brass Coal Basket

19th Century Brass Coal Basket - today works great as planter as well.Circa 1890sMeasures 19.5H x 14W x 12.5D

Antique Carved Tripod Magazine Rack ~ Letter Holder

Antique Carved Tripod Magazine Rack ~ Letter Holder is a splendid organizer, and also can be mounted on the wall if one so chooses!  Hand-carved from solid oak planks with Renaissance-inspired themes of stylized foliates and cherubs, it will make an excellent stand for your reading materials, a display vehicle, or just a wonderful decorative item.Circa...
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Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Spelter Rose Bowl...

Pair 19th Century French Louis XVI Spelter Rose Bowl Stands feature elaborate naturalistic motifs including the top surface! Given a subtle bowl shape, the top is perfect to display rose bowls, small sculptures or pillar candles, to name a few.  The rim of each surface has been lavished with scroll, floral and foliates in open form, while two playful...
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18th Century Decorative Carved Granite Architectural...

18th Century Decorative Carved Granite Architectural Blocks were an intriguing find, indeed!  Used to integrate into a foundation for the purpose of supporting wooden columns, each has been hand-hewn to create an interesting rustic look perfect for decorating anywhere in the home or garden!Circa 1750sEach averages around 12H x 12W x 4DTWELVE available as...

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Lamp Table ~...

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Lamp Table ~ Pedestal is ideal for a lamp in a seating group, or equally useful to support statuary, a large vase or objet d'art!  Hand-carved in the neoclassical manner with boldly sculpted motifs including laurel wreath, acanthus rosettes, Greek coin and drapery.  The original round marble top is perfect for...
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