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  • 19th Century Glass Fly Catcher

    $350.00

    8.50"H x "W x 7.50"D

    Dimensions: 8 ½” H x 7 ½” D

    A unique hand-blown glass fly catcher from France. Very few signs of wear are visible. The basin at the bottom of the clear glass dome is meant to be filled with sugar water to trap flies. Three small feet elevate the whole to allow the insects to enter and a cork is included to keep the bugs from flying out. Circa 1880. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at this functional antique.

  • Mid-century Coat Stand by Roger Feraud

    $2,200.00

    72"H x "W x 23.50"D

    Dimensions: 72” H x 23 ½” Diameter

    A whimsical free standing iron coat stand by Roger Feraud from the 1950s. This design classic is constructed from lacquered black metal with eight wooden colored balls. Well designed, in good vintage condition, and very stable due to its weight. A delightful and fully functional piece of furniture designed for hanging coats and storing umbrellas in the base. Perfect for a hallway or in an office space to add some interest and post-war charm. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look at this wonderful piece.

  • English 19th Century Iron & Brass Culinary Scale

    $495.00

    5.75"H x 22"W x 10.25"D

    Dimensions: 5-¾”H x 22”W x 10-¼”D

    A fantastic cast iron & brass culinary scale, circa 1880, from France, would have been used for weighing a variety of grocery items. The brass plates are removable and have a few stamped letters to indicate calibration. The frame has gained a wonderful patina and remains quite balanced. The molded wooden frame continues to provide a stable foundation.

  • French 19th Century Glass Fly Catcher

    $235.00

    7"H x "W x 6.25"D

    Dimensions: 7”H x 6-¼”Diameter

    A unique hand-blown glass fly catcher from France! Very few signs of wear are visible. The basin at the bottom of the clear glass dome is meant to be filled with a small amount of sugar water for the flies to trap themselves in. Three small feet elevate the whole for the flies to enter and a cork is included to keep the insects from flying out. Circa 1890. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • French 19th Century Glass Gudgeon Trap

    $235.00

    10.50"H x "W x 5.25"D

    Dimensions: 10-½”H x 5-¼”Diameter

    A unique hand-blown glass gudgeon trap from France! Very few signs of wear are visible. The trap would be baited and placed on the river floor where the small fish would be trapped within. The cork is meant to be taken off when in use and is included. Circa 1890 Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • French 20th Century Collection of 12 Boules

    $975.00

    "H x "W x 3.75"D

    Dimensions: 3-¾”Diameter

    A collection of 12 brass & iron boules from France, circa 1880. Boule has been a popular game played in France since the Middle Ages and continues to be a family friendly game all over the world. Some of the spheres have decorative etchings, but all have gained a great patina. Make sure to view all of the photographs to get a better look at the individual boules. Sold as a set only.

  • French 19th Century Faux Marble Pedestal

    $2,995.00

    39.25"H x 21.50"W x 21.50"D

    Dimensions: 39-¼”H x 21-½”W x 21-½”D

    This colorful yellow, faux marble, paneled pedestal is a delightful size and very sturdy. It’s worn in all the right places and brings age and patina to any interior. Perfect for housing a sculpture or plant and easy to use all over the house. Be sure to scroll through the detailed images to understand its true condition.

  • French 19th Century Solid Oak Book Stand

    $675.00

    53.88"H x 22"W x 20.50"D

    Dimensions: 53-⅞”H x 22”W x 20-½”D

    A wonderful music or book stand, made in France towards the end of the 19th century. The uncomplicated design is a testament to turned wood, with its post made of solid oak, which has been turned in a classic balustraded form. The oak has been quarter sawn, giving it a striated appearance which is sometimes referred to as ‘tiger oak’. The stand is lifted by a tripodal base, made of three shaped legs.

  • French Vintage Massive Culinary Scale

    $2,100.00

    15"H x 43"W x 18.88"D

    Dimensions: 15”H x 43”W x 18-⅞”D

    This massive culinary or produce scale from Lyon, France is the perfect antique accessory to elevate any kitchen. The base is made of solid waxed pine with a fantastic vibrant patina. Its sizable, heavy copper trays have aged wonderfully and bear the original manufacturer stamp of Lpirou et P. Schaller- S.R. Tunisie- Lyon. Both trays are removable and sit snugly within four prong iron hardware. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the excellent quality of this antique scale!

  • Framed Collection of 19th Century Wax Seals

    $750.00

    15.25"H x 14.25"W x .88"D

    Dimensions: 15-1/4″H x 14-1/4″W x 7/8″D

    An interesting collection of fourteen 19th Century wax seals that retain much history. The collection is mounted on antique linen and framed in a single antique gilt frame.  Intaglios – ‘carving’ in Italian – were used to make wax seals or ‘signatures’ for correspondence letters.  Ideally, black seals were for mourning, while red seals represented love. Many of the seals have remnants of the envelope and some envelopes also have dates and signatures. Please see detailed photos for a closer look at the item’s condition and note that this is for an individual framed collection.

  • French 19th Century Cast Iron Doorstop

    $225.00

    14.50"H x 10"W x 2.75"D

    Dimensions: 14-½”H x 10”W x 2-¾”D

    A sturdy 19th century door stop from France made from cast iron in the shape of a seated lion. Perfect for use as a doorstop or simply as a decor item! The iron is in great condition with very few signs of wear. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.

  • French Art Deco Coat Stand

    $1,200.00

    74"H x "W x 21"D

    Dimensions: 74”H x 21”D

    A unique Art Deco style coat stand from France. The sleek black metal frame is fixed with twelve wooden spheres for hanging hats and coats on. Elevate any space by placing this stand near the entryway. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.

  • Hand Blown Glass Fly Catcher

    $225.00

    8"H x "W x 7"D

    Dimensions: 8”H x 7”Diameter

    A unique hand-blown glass fly catcher from France! Very few signs of wear are visible. The basin at the bottom of the clear glass dome is meant to be filled with a small amount of sugar water for the flies to trap themselves in. Three small feet elevate the whole for the flies to enter, the top could have had a cork. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • Hand Blown Glass Fly Catcher

    $225.00

    6.75"H x "W x 6"D

    Dimensions: 6-¾”H x 6” Diameter

    A unique hand-blown glass fly catcher from France! Very few signs of wear are visible. The basin at the bottom of the clear glass dome is meant to be filled with a small amount of sugar water for the flies to trap themselves in. Three small feet elevate the whole for the flies to enter, the top could have had a cork. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look!

  • Red Painted Wood Column

    $1,400.00

    43"H x "W x 8"D

    Dimensions: 43”H 8” Diameter

    This is a shaped wood column with a round top that has been painted red. An interesting conversation piece or sculpture that would add whimsy to any interior.

  • Collection of European Shoe Molds

    $495.00

    3.88"H x 3.88"W x 12.25"D

    Dimensions: 3-⅞”H x 3-⅞”W x 12-¼”D (sizes vary)

    This is a very unusual collection of European shoe molds. They are made of wood and metal and could be displayed in a bibliotheque or display case to add interest to a room. Sizes vary: 3-⅞”H x 3-7/8W x 12-¼”D to

    2-⅞”H x 3-⅜”W x 10-⅛”D

  • Collection of 14 19th Century Glass Fly Catchers

    $2,100.00

    5.75"H x "W x 5"D

    Dimensions: 5-¾”H x 5”Diameter

    A unique collection of fly catchers, hand-blown into a mold.  They have all been cleaned and are in working order.  The hanging wires were recently added, making them ready for use.  Sizes may vary slightly.  These can be purchased individually for $150.00/ea.

  • French 19th Century Culinary Scale from Lyon

    $1,650.00

    9.5"H x 31"W x 13.25"D

    Dimensions: 9-1/2″H x 31″W x 13-1/4″D

    A large kitchen / culinary scale made in Lyon, France circa 1880. This wonderful antique instrument was used to measure various ingredients and products that are epicurean in nature. Its sizable brass plates each contain a multitude of stamps that would have been left by a professional whose job it was to calibrate these weighing machines. These markings, along with its larger size and 40 kilogram capacity signal that this scale would have been used in a commercial setting. Its dials are stylized arrows that will point to one another when the weight of the plate containing the product equals the graduated brass weights that would be added to the other plate. The painted wood base is surmounted by a beautiful piece of white marble. Manufactured in Lyon by Bruyat.

  • French 19th Century Culinary Scale

    $1,495.00

    9.75"H x 24.5"W x 9.75"D

    Dimensions: 8-1/4″H x 24-1/2″W x 9-3/4″D

    An antique French counter or grocer scale in ebonized hardwood and mahogany inlay with white marble top, circa 1880. The scale is made of hardwood, with each side having a thin inlaid rectangle of more lightly toned mahogany. Both front and back have a glass-front dial with a silver ring and decorative arrow pointers. This enables both the grocer and customer to see the scale’s measurement. The two plateaux are made of copper, which have taken a lovely, antique patina. The scale was manufactured by Trussant et Cie (Trussant & Co.) in Sainte-Livre, east of Bordeaux.

  • English 19th Century Cast Iron Unicorn

    $1,500.00

    16.25"H x 22.75"W x 4.88"D

    Dimensions: 16-¼”H x 22-¾”W x 4-⅞”D

    A large, cast iron unicorn with a custom attached base stand.  Great detail can be seen in the creature’s mane, head and musculature

  • English Late 19th Century Large Brass Table Scale & Weights

    $3,995.00

    44.75"H x 48"W x 15.75"D

    Dimensions: 44 3/4″H x 48″W x 15 3/4″D

    A stunning, large brass table scale, made near the turn of the century, England. The scale is no longer operational, but still makes an mighty impact on a space. The scale is made of brass, with two copper weigh pans. The shaped arms support the hanging pans, attached by linked brass strands. As seen in the detailed photos, each copper pan has been stamped numerous times with a seal, bearing a year, surrounded by Greek letters. The English crown can also be seen stamped into the copper. These dates signify when the scale was last calibrated. The brass column shaft sits atop a brass pedestal, which sits atop stacked brass, which sits upon a piece of gray marble. The entire scale is lifted by brass ball feet. The scale includes the weights with which it is pictured.

  • English Victorian Scale and Weights

    $995.00

    8.25"H x 19.13"W x 9.5"D

    Dimensions: 8-1/4″H x 19-1/8″W x 9-1/2″D

    English cast-iron scale with a white marble weighing platform. This scale has eight original weights: 4lb, 2lb, 1lb, 8oz, 4oz, 2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz. Scales can be both functional and decorative. With its clean, white marble platform, this scale would look great in a kitchen!

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