Category Archives: Liza Calvert Hall – Obenchain/McMillan Collection

Private Collection of the Calvert Hall-Obenchain/McMillan Family

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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19C English Provincial Oak Side Table

19C English Provincial Oak Side Table. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 19C English Provincial Oak Side Table or Occasional Table. Virtually square in shape. From circa 1890 and made of solid oak, this beautifully proportioned side table has an ornately carved floral table top and sits on a solid turned baluster shaped set of legs.. Classic British provincial…

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18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned side table has 2 shelves and a side drawer and is classic and original French Provincial artistry. Constructed using wooden pegs giving a clear indication of it’s authenticity. It stands on gorgeous…

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18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case

18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 18C French Provincial Cherrywood Side Table or Open Case. From circa 1790 and made of cherrywood,this beautifully proportioned side table or 3 shelf case is classic and original French Provincial artistry. Constructed using wooden pegs giving a clear indication of it’s authenticity.. It stands…

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Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock

Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock.   Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE Early 19C Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock. From circa 1825 and made of flame mahogany. Curtiss & Clark Miniature Shelf Clock, case by Charles Platt, New York, movement, Connecticut, c. 1825, the mahogany case with carved columns flanking the painted iron Roman numeral…

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19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls – HISTORIC

19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls.   PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING and HISTORIC 19C American Porcelain Jenny Lind Style Dolls belonging to Lida Calvert Hall  circa 1860. There are 3 Dolls…….one slightly larger than the other 2 and slightly better quality. They are ALL in their ORIGINAL period calico clothing with lace undergarments. The clothing is…

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18th Century French Bronze Tankard

18th Century French Bronze Tankard. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS 18th Century French Bronze Tankard.   This large tankard is made of a mixture of copper and nickel to make bronze. It has a beautiful natural patina consistent with its age. It has a ribbed edge at the mouth and a single handle attached to the main body…

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