Category Archives: Liza Calvert Hall – Obenchain/McMillan Collection

Private Collection of the Calvert Hall-Obenchain/McMillan Family

Art Nouveau American Carved Walnut Bowl

Art Nouveau American Carved Walnut Bowl. PRESENTING a BEAUTIFUL Art Nouveau Era  American Carved Walnut Bowl from circa 1910. Beautiful Art Nouveau design with floral motifs……….a STUNNING PIECE OF AMERICAN TREEN!!!.   Art Nouveau (French pronunciation: ​[aʁ nuvo], Anglicised to /ˈɑːrt nuːˈvoʊ/) is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was…

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Chinese Mud Man Figurine Having Tea

Chinese Mud Man Figurine Having Tea. PRESENTING a lovely ANTIQUE Chinese Mud Man Figurine Having Tea.. From circa 1900. The Figurine features a man sitting having tea with teapot and beaker. He sits on a period Chinese rosewood plinth.   Chinese Mud Man Figurine Having Tea. Provenance: Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillanCollection Condition: The figurine is Mint.…

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Early 20C Brass & Gilt Metal Fan Firescreen

Early 20C Brass & Gilt Metal Fan Firescreen. PRESENTING an Early 20th Century Brass & Gilt Metal Fan or Peacock Firescreen from circa 1900. The Central column is gilded metal with scrolls and a neo-classical medallion and overall design. The interlocking brass fans can be locked into a closed position or opened to create a fan…

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Helen Keller Letter re Miss Cady

Helen Keller Letter re Miss Cady. PRESENTING a VERY IMPORTANT AND HUGELY HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT PIECE……a typed letter from Helen Keller to Mr. William Wade of the Pennsylvania Institute for the Blind. The Letter is not fully dated….it does state that it was written on ‘December Eighteenth” at Wrentham. We believe that based upon the content…

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Ming Style Chinese Brass Bowl on stand

Ming Style Chinese Brass Bowl on stand. PRESENTING an Early 20th Century reproduction of a Ming Dynasty Brass Center Bowl. The Bowl is solid brass. It sits on its original interlocking rosewood stand with Chinese symbols. The exterior of the bowl is profusely engraved with a greek style border, animals and floral motifs. The base…

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C Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolae et Panegyricus 1712

C Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolae et Panegyricus 1712. PRESENTING A VERY RARE AND ‘OLD’ ANTIQUARIAN BOOK………..C Plinii Caecilii Secundi Epistolae et Panegyricus  dated 1712. Covered and bound in velum. In Latin, by Pliny The Younger. Signed by a previous owner: ” Carl Frid 1734″ This is your chance to own something from before the foundation…

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Bronzed Statue of Liberty After Bartholdi

Bronzed Statue of Liberty After Bartholdi. PRESENTING a Bronzed Statue of Liberty After Bartholdi from the Early 20th Century….circa 1900. Made of Spelter and bronzed…..it is quite heavy. Bronzed Statue of Liberty After Bartholdi Many of these were made to help fund the erection of Lady Liberty in 1882 and onwards. Many were made of spelter…

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Louis XVI Commode After Jean Henri Reisener

Louis XVI Commode After Jean Henri Reisener. PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 19th Century Louis XVI Style, Harewood and Kingwood Commode after the model made by Jean Henri Reisener. THE ORIGINAL COMMODE: Commode. Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806). Paris, vers 1785.Fontainebleau. Musée national du château de Fontainebleau. Link: http://www.spectacles-selection.com/archives/expositions/fiche_expo_0_9/18e-aux-sources/18e-aux-sources-du-design.htm OUR COMMODE: We are of the OPINION that our Commode…

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Reveau Mott Bassett Oil on Canvas

Reveau Mott Bassett Oil on Canvas. PRESENTING A PIECE OF HIGHLY DESIRABLE TEXAS IMPRESSIONISM. This is a HIGHLY DESIRABLE piece of Texas Art….and in particular to Dallas. It is ‘brand new’ and ‘fresh’ to the market, having been purchased directly from the Artist by the Obenchain Family in the 1920’s. This painting is a small…

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Art Deco/Nouveau Photo Frame

Art Deco/Nouveau Photo Frame. Art Deco/Nouveau Photo Frame from circa 1935. Gorgeous gilt metal frame with floral design on each corner and galleried red velvet interior. Elegant and stylish piece. This would have been a high-end item in it’s day! Classic Art Nouveau or Deco style and design !!! It exudes quality and style !!!…

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