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A Pair of Regency Candelabra;  This beautiful pair of Regency candelabra were created by Messenger, one of the premier manufacturers of Regency lighting. The inside of the cast iron base weight is stamped M..
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A Pair of Classical Hanging Sconces;  Recently removed from a home in New Jersey, this rare pair of Classical hanging sconces survives with their original two-tone gilt-lacquered finshes in tact. The wall plate of..
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A Regency Three-Light Suspended Argand;  This beautiful three-light suspended argand lamp exhibits the elegant sophistication of the early Regency period. Link and ring chains are suspended from a delicate canopy com..
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A Classical Hall Lantern;  This large hexagonal lantern is presented in a dark patinated and painted finish. It is suspended from a gothic-shaped hook while the lantern staves are formed as curving vine..
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A Pair of Regency Candlesticks;  These early Regency candlesticks are presented in a patinated and gilt-lacquered finish. The hexagonal shaped candle cups are accented with star mounts. Wire prism holders dis..
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A Pair of Regency Candlesticks;  The pair of Regency candlesticks is presented in an overall patinated finish. The arms supporting the prisms are composed of thin cast vines. Double-headed period prisms appea..
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An American Gas Chandelier;  Recently removed from a townhouse in New York City, this gas chandelier is an excellent example of the variety of forms used to light American homes in the mid-nineteenth cent..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  This elegant lamp was likely manufactured by one of the premier English lighting companies such as Messenger & Son and then imported to Boston to be offered in a shop sell..
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Parian ~ Robert Burns;  The firm of Robinson and Leadbeater was one of the few potteries to concentrate entirely on the production of high quality Parian. In the 1883 edition of the Ceramic Art of Gr..
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A Regency Silver-Plated Argand;  This elegant silver-plated argand represents one of the first examples of the collaboration between Ami Argand and Matthew Boulton to create a revolutionary form of artificial..
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A Regency Two-Light Argand;  This magnificent Regency two-light argand is offered in a distinctive patinated and gilt-lacquered finish. The beautiful font is designed in the shape of a classical urn. Its ..
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A Covered Box;  Generally referred to as Berlin iron, this covered box carries a stately appearance despite its relatively small size. The castings are beautifully articulated. Classical moti..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  This elegant Regency sinumbra is presented in a patinated and gilt-lacquered finish and is topped with a frosted and cut glass shade with a 10” fitter. The standard is f..
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A Regency Four-Light Suspended Argand;  This handsome Regency argand chandelier must have appeared quite avant-garde when it was originally created. It suggests design directions that would be popular almost a centu..
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A Regency Eight-Light Chandelier;  This elegant candle-powered chandelier was likely fashioned by the pre-eminent Regency lighting manufacturer Messenger and Son based on identical matching parts to other Messe..
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A Regency Six-Light Chandelier;  This elegant candle-powered chandelier was likely fashioned by the pre-eminent Regency lighting manufacturer Messenger and Son based on identical matching parts to other Messe..
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A Pair of Regency Candlesticks;  This attractive pair of Regency candlesticks is presented in a patinated and gilt-lacquered finish. Each candle cup is detailed with two guilloche bands and the prism ring con..
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A Pair of Papier-Mache Vases;  This beautiful pair of papier-mache vases is one of the most unique forms among the many objects produced in this medium. The imaginative decoration consists of a combination ..
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A Pair of Reticulated Baskets;  This beautiful pair of French reticulated baskets is in excellent condition and retains their proper iron bolts and wing nuts. The usually unadorned reserves are decorated wit..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  Among collectors of Regency lighting, the figural sinumbra is one of the most desired models. This magnificent sinumbra lamp depicts Atlas holding up the heavens. The lamp is ..
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A Classical Hall Lantern;  Because of its large size and fine quality, this beautiful hall lantern stands out among similar examples. The frosted and cut glass shade is executed with rows of circles wit..
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A Regency Student Lamp;  Presented in a beautiful patinated and gilt-lacquered finish, this rare two-light candle-powered student lamp still retains both of its original candlesnuffers.  The iron..
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A Diminutive Regency Argand;  This diminutive Regency argand is still “in oil” and retains its original working parts.  It is offered in a beautiful two-tone gilt-lacquered finish.  T..
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A Regency Suspended Argand;  This elegant diminutive suspended argand is presented in a beautiful patinated and gilt-lacquered finish. The link and ring chains are attached to chain holders cast as classi..
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A Portrait Bust of Marshall Michel Ney;  This is an extremely fine life size bronze bust of Marshal Michel Ney (1787-1804), one of Napoleon Bonaparte’s eighteen marshalls. Ney was know to be the “Bravest ..
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Napoleon Bonaparte;  In a patinated finish, this beautiful oval plaque depicts Napoleon Bonaparte in profile. His name frames the sides of his image in raised letters: BONA= / PARTE.
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Napoleon Bonaparte;  This life-size plaster bust depicts Napoleon Bonaparte after Canova. The brass tag on the rear reads: P.P. CAPRONI & BRO / PLASTIC ARTS / BOSTON, U.S.A.
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A Classical Sideboard;  This superb mahogany sideboard is finely conceived with skillfully executed cabinetry work and superior matched crotch mahogany veneers. The drawer pulls are exceptional perio..
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Parian ~ Coriolanus and Virgilia;  Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to be written between 1605 and 1608. The play is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriola..
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Parian ~ The Dancing Girl Reposing;  This large Parian figure depicts W. Calder Marshall’s The Dancing Girl Reposing. In 1846, the Art Union of London awarded the sculptor a premium for his design. The marb..
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A Pair of Empire Tazzas;  This beautiful pair of French tazzas are composed of patinated bronze elements and solid blocks of Sienna marble. The elegant shallow bowls are embellished with handles of int..
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A Pair of Regency Footstools;  This strikingly handsome pair of footstools are veneered in a beautifully grained rosewood. The corners are embellished with bronze mounts and the bun feet are fashioned from ..
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A Pair of Classical Side Chairs;  This pair of side chairs is unique because of the wealth of exuberant carving rarely displayed on Boston Classical chairs. The large crest rail is adorned with paired scrolled..
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A Regency Two-Light Argand;  In the landmark exhibition, Classical America 1815-1845, at The Newark Museum in 1963, a nearly identical lamp was exhibited and appears in the catalog as Plate 198 on pages 1..
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Boar’s Head Argands;  The rhyton form was brought to Greece from Persia where it had served as an ancient trophy or victory cup. Presented in a patinated finish with gilt highlights, these fine lam..
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Marble of Priscilla;  This sculpture depicts Priscilla Mullins from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s long narrative poem The Courtship of Miles Standish. The poem, first published in 1858, tells ..
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A Regency Student Lamp;  This rare two-light candle-powered student lamp features an attractive patinated and gilt-lacquered finish. The iron rod supporting the adjustable shades and candle cups is sh..
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A Classical Dressing Table;  This beautiful dressing table reflects the best cabinetmaking of the Classical period in Baltimore. The use of striking mahogany veneers complements the bold architectural fea..
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A Classical Cheval Mirror;  The cheval glass mirror frame is adorned with quatrefoil corner blocks. The standards are in the form of tapering columns over rectilinear blocks with foliate carved finials. ..
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A Set of Four Bronze Figures;  All of the four figures hold objects or are dressed in such a way as to depict one of the four temperate seasons of the year. The patinated figures are finely detailed an..
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A Regency Three-Light Suspended Argand;  This handsome argand pendant might have been originally suspended inside a large Regency lantern. It could be lowered and raised with a functioning counterweight. The piece is..
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A Diminutive Classical Sinumbra;  This handsome diminutive sinumbra is presented in a beautiful two-tone gilt-lacquered finish. The smaller lamp size is desirable to collectors. The shade is frosted on the ins..
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A Regency Three-Light Suspended Argand;  This beautiful three-light argand chandelier is finished in a two-tone gilt-lacquered finish. The canopy is composed of cast leaves and flowers with an attached pressed brass ..
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A Pair of Regency Sinumbra Lamps;  The unique designs of these handsome sinumbra lamps are achieved by composing the standards of tapering organic stems ornamented with five pairs of leaves in graduated sizes. ..
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A Regency Twenty-Light Chandelier;  Presented in a beautiful two-tone gilt-lacquered finish, this Regency chandelier was powered in period by the light of twenty candles. The stylized canopy holds four chains co..
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A Regency Four-Light Suspended Argand;  Offered in a stunning two tone gilt lacquered finish, this beautiful argand chandelier distinguishes itself by its unique design features. The canopy is composed of two tiers ..
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A Classical Pier Table;  The creator of this beautiful pier table is attributed to be the renowned Philadelphia cabinetmaker Anthony G. Quervelle. A thick slab of Carrara marble rests on a coved apron..
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A Parian Figure ~ Clytie;  In mythology, Clytie was a sea nymph, the daughter of Oceanus, who was changed into the plant heliotropium for her unrequited love of Helios, the sun-god. The original Greco R..
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A Parian Figure ~ Lady Godiva;  The legend of Lady Godiva started 200 years after the famous nude horse ride allegedly occurred. Most medieval scholars agree that the ride never took place, however the story..
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A Pair of Regency Argands;  This handsome pair of Regency argand lamps are offered in a patinated finsh with gilt highlights. The urn shaped font has scrolling handles and a classical wreath mount. The s..
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A Pair of Classical Diminutive Sinumbras;  These fine and rare examples of sinumbra lighting were manufactured by the Boston firm of William Carleton. The handsome patinated and gilt-lacquered finishes serve to highlig..
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A Classical Armchair;  This beautiful American Classical armchair is both ample in size and elegant in its silhouette. The bowed crest rail is inset with a burled elm panel framed with an inlayed li..
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A Parian Figural Group ~ Cornelius and Peter;  This beautifully rendered Parian group depicts the initial providential meeting between Cornelius, a Gentile, and Peter, a Jew. The narrative and its impact upon Christianity ..
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A Three Part Set of Regency Argands;  This handsome three part set of argands retain their original patinated finsh and have never been electrified. The standards are decorated with impressed rosettes surrounded b..
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A Pair of Regency Two Light Argands;  This handsome pair of Regency argands are rarely encountered in this impressive size and presence. Each lamp is supported by an imposing mythical chimera with upswept wings on..
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A French Empire Corbeille;  This beautiful reticulated corbeille is molded in a navette form. In excellent condition, the glazed white porcelain is covered with a gilded surface on the exterior.
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A Classical Sofa;  While this beautiful late Classical sofa might appear simple at first glance, the complexity of its design will be appreciated upon closer inspection. The intricacy and crafts..
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A Large Classical Pier Mirror;  This handsome, unusually large mirror retains a wonderful gilt finish. Other features are a cornice with gilded acorns and spiral turnings combined with cast plaster grape lea..
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A Pair of Regency Sinumbras;  This superb pair of Regency sinumbras depicts Atlas holding up the heavens. While the figures are patinated, two-tone gilt finishes are utilized to pick out cast details such ..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  This stunning sinumbra in a patinated finish, depicts a maiden draped in Classical robes and carrying a basket of grapes on her head. The pedestal is rectilinear with canted c..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  The beautiful proportions of this lamp belie its smaller size. Instead of a ten inch font, this lamp accommodates an eight inch fitter. It is presented in a handsome patinated..
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A Regency Argand in the Gothic Taste;  This is one of the most spectacular argands known that is executed in the gothic taste. The entire lamp is beautifully presented in a patinated finish with gilt highlights. Th..
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A Pair of Classical Pier Tables;  Some of the most elegant and stylish furniture made during the Classical period was manufactured in the New York City cabinet shop of Brazilia Deming and Eratus Bulkley. The f..
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A Pair of Two-Light Regency Argands;  Offered in a beautiful patinated and gilt finish, these argands feature a font in the shape of a Greek amphora with two-tone gilt handles. Foliate scrolls decorate the feeder ..
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A Classical Cheval Glass;  The large mirror of this cheval glass is suspended between a pair of posts composed of spiral carved turnings joined with a rectangular carved section. The posts are topped wi..
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A Classical Pedestal Desk;  This handsome utilitarian pedestal desk is attributed to the cabinetmaking firm of Stephen Smith and Company who worked in the Boston area for nearly fifty years. An invoice f..
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A Classical Fire Screen;  This classical fire screen in the restrained Grecian style is often associated with the later work of Duncan Phyfe. The identical leg pattern, cylindrical feet, and flattened ..
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A Classical Candlestand;  This attractive Classical candlestand features a finely turned standard on the pedestal with graduated concentric turned rings. The molded sabre legs are finished with gilt la..
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A Pair of Classical Games Tables;  This handsome pair of games tables exhibits the quality of materials and construction found on the best Boston examples. While the conforming aprons have beautiful veneers, th..
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A Regency Four-Light Suspended Argand;  This beautiful four-light argand chandelier elegantly illustrates many favored classical motifs. Between the arms of the body of the lamp are masks cast in the style of antiqu..
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A Regency Two-Light Argand;  This Regency lamp is distinguished by its towering height and the fact that the lamp is one of the earliest argand forms.  It is beautifully presented in a patinated and ..
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A Regency Four-Light Suspended Argand;  Designed in the French taste, this exquisite four-light suspended argand conceals the font under a domed cover.  In a beautiful two-tone gilt-lacquered finish, the chande..
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A Classical Sinumbra;  This American sinumbra's manufacturer name, Cornelius & Company, is impressed into the cast iron base weight.  Its elegance is enhanced by the beautiful two-tone gilt..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  Impressed MESSENGER on the cast iron base weight, this smaller and nicely proportioned sinumbra has a fluted and reeded standard which terminates in a three-sided base.  ..
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A Regency Sinumbra;  The different components of this elegant lamp are completed in patinated and gilt-lacquered finishes.  Beautifully cast wreath mounts and foliate decoration on the corner..
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A Classical Sinumbra;  Marked on the cast iron base weight C & Co., this Cornelius & Company sinumbra is a slightly more diminutive size with its 9" font.  The elegant standard is shown..
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A Pair of Regency Argand Torcheres;  These large two-light argands are secured to each pedestal by a bayonet fitting under the lamp.  The fonts are concealed within the domes.  A gilt-lacquered stamped ..
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A Classical Bergere in the Gothic Taste;  The bergere is a rare form not often found in American Classical furniture.  The handsomely shaped arms terminate in double open gothic arches punctuated with delicate fo..
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A Set of Classical Chairs;  This large set of nine chairs is in excellent condition and exhibit details associated with some of the finest Boston examples. These chairs are attributed to the firm of Sher..
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A Classical Dressing Table;  With splendid crotch mahogany veneers, this lovely dressing table retains the period rectilinear glass supported by delicate scrolling elements mounted on a box with three dra..
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A Three Part Set of Gothic Revival Girandoles;  Exquisitely detailed, these girandoles retain their original rich two tone gilt lacquered finish. The double stepped base and the decorated prisms are indacative of a more sop..
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