Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

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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19C Japanese Blackwood Geisha Vanity

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS Mid-19C Japanese Blackwood Geisha Vanity, from circa 1840-50. Made of RARE blackwood, native to Malaysia but made in Kyoto, Japan as a vanity unit for a Geisha. The piece consists of a swivel vanity mirror supported by 2 curved arms or supports. The Mirror and supports sit on a box unit with…

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Large Italian Gilt Cherub or Putti Mirror

PRESENTING a Large Italian Gilt Cherub or Putti Mirror. Classically Italian in style with Putti or Cherub draped across the top, with swags and flowing robes on either side. The mid-section has floral bouquets. Heavy piece intended for wall mounting with wire to hang on the rear. 20th Century … made of resin/fiberglass. Circa 1950.…

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16C Ming Dynasty Horses and Carriage

PRESENTING A STUNNING ANTIQUITY, namely a 16C Ming Dynasty Horses and Carriage. Over 500 years old and in near mint condition. This is one of the absolutely BEST tomb pieces you will EVER SEE! THIS IS A MONUMENTAL DISPLAY PIECE! Set of 4 free standing ceramic horses on platforms with carriage and rider to the…

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A Very Brief History of British & Irish Furniture

Obviously, this is a huge topic and It would take weeks to get into any great detail on the subject, but I will concentrate on British & Irish furniture, styles and designs from the 18th Century to the Early 20th Century. In Britain (just like in France and other major Western Countries) the concentration of…

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