LARGE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN ART GLASS FRUIT BASKET LAMPLarge Czechoslovakian art glass fruit basket Lamp from La Barca Mexican restaurant, San Francisco, California. Features a grapevine-wrapped handle, glass grape clusters and other fruit in basket. 25"
A CONTINENTAL STYLE POLYCHROME ARCHITECTURAL BALUSTRADE ROOM DIVIDER, LATE 19TH CENTURY A Continental style polychrome architectural balustrade room divider, late 19th century, the outset top and painted vine frieze apron rising on twin pedestals and five turned balusters, raised on bracket feet, 28"h x 60"w x 7"d
MEDALS AND ARCHIVE OF SGT. DANTE LABELLA United States,C. 1944-45An Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters with the award documents; a Good Conduct a Distinguished Service Cross with case and award documents; a Good Conduct Medal; a Purple Heart medal with case and document mentioning how LaBella was wounded; and other documents relating to his service.
ANTONIO HUALLPA PERUVIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING Peru,b.1942Impressionist depiction of an open field with clusters of trees and vivid green grass dotted with yellow flowers. Includes a certificate of authenticity signed by Barry Chappell
A VICTORIAN BAG WITH BEADED GRAPE CLUSTERS & EMBROIDERYThe drawstring bag (thick cord) is embellished in gold thread lace, grape cluster beading and high relief embroidery.Measures 14.5 x 11 including fringe and a 16 inch handle drop.Good condition with some wear and the effects of age and use as shown.
A VICTORIAN SILVER FISH SET WITH MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES Includes two forks and two knives, mark of Aaron Hadfield, Sheffield (1843), with carved mother of pearl handles and scrolled decoration to balusters, all monogrammed.
TWO PAIR OF MOTTAHEDEH DECORATIVE CERAMICS Made in Italy, a pair of cobalt field urns with gilt detail to the rims handles, and floral clusters (8 in.) and a pair of covered mantel vases painted in rust in the chinoiserie manner with Foo dog finials, after Lowestoft (13 1/2 in.) with backstamps.
TWO NOMADIC FLAT-WEAVE BAGS Wool, the first with bands of multicolored star motifs alternating with bands of diamond shaped and S-hook motifs, on black background, with horsehair woven into the top edge and one side edge, plaited horsehair loops, red flat-weave back (23 x 32 inches); the second with bands of repeating triangles and stepped diamond clusters in black, orange, red, and blue in double wefted technique, over tan and brown vertical sections that continue onto the back, center seam (30.5 x 34 inches).
PAIR OF OTTOMAN VOIDED SILK VELVET YASTIK TEXTILES 18th century, Bursa or Istanbul, silk, vermilion red with central turquoise velvet medallion with leaf and fruit motifs, corner clusters of leaf and fruit motifs, surrounded by stars and border of scrolling leaves and fruits; the second textile slightly shorter than the first, each with rings sewn to back for hanging purposes.
THREE SILK AND METAL BROCADE TEXTILE PIECES The first Ottoman (ca. 17th or 18th c.) "kemha", two joined panels of raspberry red silk woven with repeating floral-filled lozenge shapes in metallic thread, with applied metallic border, and metallic thread fringe to top and bottom, backed with beige slubbed silk, fitted with later wooden hanging apparatus to one end (extensive wear and loss, separation of fringe, stains to backing) (16 x 83 inches); The second consisting of a pink brocaded silk joined to a purple brocaded silk, decorated allover in a floral motif with clusters of flowers separated by intertwining floral garlands in metallic and colored silk, with metallic and sequin fringe applied to two sides, metallic braiding to two sides, back lined with wine colored fabric (areas of significant shredding and loss, holes, staining, fringe separation and loss) (35 x 36 inches); The third in the form of a table runner or vestment with panels of red and rust velvet, panels of floral brocaded silk, all joined with ribbons of metallic brocade, flaring out at either end, backed with salmon colored fabric (wear and loss to metallic threads, cross-shaped marks on velvet indicate loss of some applied decoration, repairs, discoloration, stains) (40 x 23 inches).
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