Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

19C Handmade Vermont Childs Sled

PRESENTING A GLORIOUS piece of AMERICAN Treen/Folk Art, namely, a 19C Handmade Vermont Childs Sled. Mid 19th Century, circa 1860-70 and made in Vermont from walnut. Hand crafted for a child, this sled consists of a curved base with front lip. The seat is attached to the base by 4 hand crafted legs with cross…

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Globe Wernicke 5 Stack Barristers Bookcase

Globe Wernicke 5 Stack Barristers Bookcase Presenting a RARE Early 20C Globe Wernicke 5 Section Barristers Bookcase. From circa 1910 and made of dark oak with boxwood lining in each drawer. 5 detachable sections on a solid footed base and pelmet top. Each section has a glass panel of door that tilts upwards and backwards to access…

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Pair of British Library Chairs with Lions Heads

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Pair of British Library Chairs with Lions Heads. Late 19th or very early 20th Century, circa 1890 -1910. Beautiful reclining pair of chairs. Each armrest consisting of a barley twist support and ending in a lions head with really nice natural patina. The back of each chair leans at a 45 degree…

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Early 20C Italian Mandolin with Original Case

PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL Early 20C Italian Mandolin with Original Case. Known as a ‘bowlback’ mandolin, this is a gorgeous example. The front is made of spruce and the back is rosewood with satinwood stringing. In SUPERB original condition. Fully playable with it’s original strings. The plate on the front has a lovely floral inlay of…

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19C Country Scene Oil on Canvas by Percy Smythe

PRESENTING A VERY RARE AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE 19C Country Scene Oil on Canvas by Percy Smythe. This is an ORIGINAL oil on canvas painted by the renowned British Artist Lionel Percy Smythe. Painted circa 1880-90, it depicts a Country or Rural Scene of a small hamlet/village with thatched roofs, horses, farmers and hay carts. It…

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Dutch Ice Skating Oil on Canvas by Van Buiksloot

PRESENTING A GLORIOUS piece of ORIGINAL Dutch art, namely, a Scene of Dutch Ice Skating Oil on Canvas by Van Buiksloot. J. Van Buiksloot was a Dutch painter in the 1950’s. His works are quite rare and have appeared in some majorly prestigious Galleries. Little is written or known about the artist. This original oil…

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Louis XVI Style Giltwood & Ebony Beveled Glass Mirror

PRESENTING a lovely Louis XVI Style Giltwood & Ebony Beveled Glass Mirror. Very nice size…. not too large but not too small. Beautiful giltwood frame with classical floral wreath, sheaths, torches and bushells to the top. Ebony colored insert to the inside edge and floral medallions on each corner. Lovely beveled glass mirror in mint…

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Paris Montmarte Oil on Canvas by Demone

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Paris Montmarte Oil on Canvas by Demone. Stunning ORIGINAL and AUTHENTIC Oil on Canvas by Listed Italian Artist, Pietro Demone. Circa 1980 and originally purchased and exhibited in the Southwest Gallery, Dallas, TX (with paperwork to rear). BEAUTIFULLY rendered scene of the view of Montmarte from the street approach. In beautiful giltwood…

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Paris Notre Dame Oil on Canvas by Demone

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL painting from Paris of the Notre Dame Cathedral, Oil on Canvas by Demone STUNNING piece of artwork by a listed Artist … Pietro Demone. Originally exhibited (and sold) in the Southwest Gallery in Dallas Texas probably in the late 20th Century (1980’s). Paperwork in a sleeve on the rear of the…

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Pair of Late Qing Dynasty Famille Verte Vases

PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Pair of Late Qing Dynasty Famille Verte Vases in near mint condition. From circa 1880-90. Each vase has hand-painted scenes of 5 female courtesans in a garden setting, with flowers, trees, grass etc. On the rear of each vases is Chinese script in the form of poems. Not marked on the base…

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