Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition

Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. PRESENTING a HUGELY IMPORTANT, HUGELY HISTORIC and EXTREMELY RARE Book. Jeffersons Notes on the State of Virginia 2nd Edition. This is an ORIGINAL ‘Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia Second Edition , Philadelphia, Printed for Mathew Carey No. 118, Market Street, November 12, 1794’.…

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Large Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service

Large Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service   PRESENTING an EXTREMELY LARGE Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service from circa 1810 – 1820. HIGH REGENCY PERIOD. This is WITHOUT A DOUBT the finest Dinner Service we have EVER seen!! It numbers 175 pieces in total……it was MOST DEFINITELY made for one…

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Pair of 18C French Old Paris Porcelain Figurines

PRESENTING a STUNNING and VERY RARE Pair of 18C French Old Paris Porcelain Figurines from circa 1790. These pair of figurines are probably 2 of the best Old Paris Bisque Porcelain Figurines we have EVER seen. One is of a Lady in period dress/attire cradling a Dove….all hand painted and decorated to the FINEST QUALITY.…

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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 formal title after 1791 was…

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Set of 4 19C African American Parlor Chairs

PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING, EXTREMELY RARE and VERY IMPORTANT Set of 4 19C African American Parlor Chairs. The first thing to note is that 3 of the chairs are matching but the fourth is somewhat larger and slightly different in its carving. What makes these chairs OUTSTANDING and IMPORTANT is their provenance and history!! These parlor…

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Art Deco Australian Tea Cart

Art Deco Australian Tea Cart. PRESENTING a stunning and extremely RARE Australian Antique…………..an Art Deco Australian Tea Cart from circa 1920-25. Made of Burl Wood, Walnut, Tiger and Birch with marquetry inlay of map of Australia and Tasmania with Kangaroo and Emu and armorial crest. The top of the cart and the back face are…

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16C Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet – HIGHLY IMPORTANT

16C Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 16th CENTURY Carved Spanish Oak Writing Desk and Cabinet…..with AMAZING PROVENANCE and HISTORICAL and LITERARY SIGNIFICANCE.     Habsburg Spain refers to the history of Spain over the 16th and 17th centuries (1516–1700), when it was ruled by kings from the House of…

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Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx

Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. PRESENTING an Early Egyptian Brass Plaque ft The Sphinx. The Bowl is solid brass. It is hand decorated with hand beaten nail pins in a ‘folk art manner’ depicting the Sphinx and other people. We are of the opinion that this piece dates from circa 1920….BUT…..could be MUCH older!…

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Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs

Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. PRESENTING an Early 20C Chinese Brass Tray with Glifs. The Bowl is solid brass. It has Chinese symbols on it’s face (but we cannot decipher them).   We are of the opinion that this piece dates from circa 1920….BUT…..could be MUCH older! It is part of the Lida Calvert…

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19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug

19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug or measuring mug. Large mug….It holds 96 Fl Ounces or 3 Quarts.. From circa 1880 and made of solid copper, with large copper handles attached by way of rivets. Larger than most rum cups or mugs…..but most definitely in the same…

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