Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

Chinese Ceramic Child

Chinese Ceramic Child. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic Child. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Chinese child in period dress.   The figure is in a standing pose, with hands held together in the form of making a prayer or offering. The child is wearing a flowing robe, with sashes and…

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Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan

Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic of Lady with Flowers & Fan. This porcelain Statue has been hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts a Lady/Chinese Courtesan reclining on a seat, in period costume, holding a fan and surrounded by flowers..   The figure is in a seated pose, with…

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Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin

Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin. PRESENTING A LOVELY Pair of Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin. These porcelain Statues are hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts the Buddhist Goddess of ‘GUAN YIN’.     The figures are in a seated pose, with hands crossed holding a sacred urn or offering. One figure (the one on the right)…

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Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay

Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay. PRESENTING A LOVELY Chinese Ceramic Guan Yin with gold overlay. This porcelain Statue is hand-painted and hand-gilded. It depicts the Buddhist Goddess of ‘GUAN YIN’.   The figure is in a seated pose, with hands crossed holding a sacred urn or offering. She is wearing a hat with…

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Old Master Style Oil on Canvas of Mother, Children and Poultry

Old Master Style Oil on Canvas of Mother, Children and Poultry. PRESENTING A HIGHLY DESIRABLE piece of Euro Art. This appears to be a large oil on canvas of what appears to be an Old Master Style painting. Definitely European in content and composition. Very reminiscent or Old Master Works from the Netherlands. Unsigned…probably late…

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19C French Impressionist Oil on Canvas of Picnic Scene

19C French Impressionist Oil on Canvas of Picnic Scene. PRESENTING A PIECE OF HIGHLY DESIRABLE FRENCH IMPRESSIONISM. This is a HIGHLY DESIRABLE piece of French Art from the late 19th Century, circa 1880/90. Unsigned…which is a real pity….as if this painting were signed it would be worth a substantial sum! Definitely in the style of…

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19C French Breakfast Console Buffet

19C French Breakfast Console Buffet. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 19th CENTURY French Louis XVI Style Breakfast Console Table/Buffet…..from Circa 1880. LOUIS XVI: Louis XVI (French pronunciation: [lwi sɛːz]; 23 August 1754 – 21 January 1793), born Louis-Auguste, also known as Louis Capet was King of France from 1774 until his deposition in 1792, although his…

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18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C French Provincial Cherrywood Poudreuse with IMPECCABLE PROVENANCE. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned Poudreuse or Vanity Table is oblong/rectangular in shape. The top has 2 side leafs on hinges that hinge outwards. The central top section hinges backwards to reveal a mirror. The…

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De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525

De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum by Bugenhagen 1525. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of De Conjugio Episcoporum et Diaconorum ad uenerandum Doctorem VVolfgangum Reissenbush monasterii Lichtenbergensis Prae ceptorem per Io annem Bugenhag. Pomeranum. Noremberge apud Io Petreium.  Anno M.D.XXV (1525). Published by Johannes Bugenhagen in 1525. This EXTREMELY RARE book is in EXCELLENT…

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P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537

P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti Pub by Ioannem Heruagium Basileae 1537. PRESENTING AN EXTREMELY RARE  EDITION hardback copy of P. Ovidii Nasonis Opera, Casti, gata ad fidem ueterum exemplariorum a Ioanne Sichardo, Accesserunt Omniumaeditionibus, qux in bune diem extant, fragmenta quaedam Ovidii halternus non in fa, ex libres qui periere Epigrammd ion, et carmen eruditifima…

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