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Fine Art and Rare Prints and Engravings

20C Pair of Oil on Boards by Percy Wort of Natal South African Scenes

20C Pair of Oil on Boards by Percy Wort of Natal South African Scenes. ONE FOR OUR SOUTH AFRICAN FRIENDS OR SOMEONE WITH AFRICAN ANCESTRY !! A pair of lovely little oil on boards by desirable South African Artist…..Percy Wort (Born 1900). Early-20th Century ……. circa 1930…..both signed on the front…..scenes from Bergville, Natal…..details on…

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Oil on Canvas of Lady Evelyn Herbert After Sir William Orpen

Oil on Canvas of Lady Evelyn Herbert After Sir William Orpen. Most likely a really good gallery copy of Orpen’s portrait of Lady Evelyn Herbert. Portrait of Lady Evelyn Herbert after Sir William Orpen (1871-1931). Oil on canvas. This painting was exhibited in the same Gallery as the Roscommon Dragoon by Orpen, also in this…

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18C Oil on Board Continental School of Lake Scene

18C Oil on Board Continental School of Lake Scene. Very nice unsigned and unattributed canvas on board from circa 1720 – 1740………..appears to be continental in origin……possibly French or Dutch. It is EXTREMELY WELL PAINTED …..has ‘plenty’ of detail…………….it has REAL QUALITY !! It features a Lake Scene with boats and a Ferry. A lakeshore home……with…

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Early 20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame

Early 20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame. Lovely little hand-painted bone plaque in Persian Khatam mosaic frame……Polo scene……circa 1920. There are a number of reproductions of this type of plaque on the market……. but if one looks closely at the hand-painting on this, you can see the obvious difference in quality in painting…

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19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds. Lovely rare collage of Four Chinese hand-painted silk panels of exotic birds and birds of paradise …….. from circa 1850. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds. Newly framed. Each panel is matted in a gold matte panel. Some slight foxing on the silks………….. consistent…

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19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. Extremely rare collage of Four Chinese hand-painted silks of Chinese torture techniques……..from circa 1850. Framed in new frame……each panel is matted in a gold matte. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. What is Silk Painting?…

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Oil on Canvas of The Roscommon Dragoon after Sir William Orpen

Oil on Canvas of The Roscommon Dragoon after Sir William Orpen. “The Roscommon Dragoon” after Sir William Orpen……oil on canvas…..circa 1918. Sir William Orpen was one of the premiere British and Irish Artists of the Early and Mid 20th Century and is regarded as a British Master. Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Orpen This is one of Orpen’s most…

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