"Call of the Siren" by Leopold Schmutzler, German Painter 1864-1940. Painting Circa 1900-05. Purchased in Munich 2/1960 we do have paperwork. Beautiful ornate frame from Pittsburg, PA measures 43" x 39". Center oval is 34-3/4" x 30-1/2" We believe there is more of the painting under the frame. Purchased from the family that bought it in Munich.
Bronze Self Portrait of Clara Greenleaf Perry
The Honeymooners Chalk Ware Statues by Esco
A pair of chalkware statues featuring Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) and Ed Norton (Art Carney) from the classic sitcom "The Honeymooners". Both statues are approximately 18" tall. Ralph Kramden weights approximately 11-1/2 lbs. Ed Norton weighs about 8 1/4 lbs. Great to add to any collection! "to the moon, Alice"
Fishmonger's Fish Shaped Sign
A double sided fishmonger's sign, believed to be from London. Purchased in NE in the 1980's from an antiques store specializing in old signs. Approximate measurement are 55" nose to tail X 19" fin to fin. Scales are copper over a wood body. Gills are painted metal. Wood body ishand cared and painted.
Beautiful Delft Blue Plate Windmill by naar Gabriel
Offering a lovely 9-5/16" hand-painted Delft plate that features a classic Dutch scene of a Windmill. The bottom right is written "naar Gabriel". There are remnants of 2 stickers on the back along with other writing in blue. There are two holes for hanging it on a wall, I have removed the wiring from the plate which you can see in the picture, there is some crazing on the back where someone used scotch tape and left it for years, this is the only area with an issue.
Amphora Butterfly & Spider Web Semiramis Vase by Paul Dachsel
Presenting this lovely Amphora vase from the Art Nouveau period. Designed by Paul Dachsel it shows butterflies, moths, and spider webs with stone centers. The glaze is soft greens and blues on stoneware. It stands 12 inches high and 7 inches at its widest point.
The vase is in excellent condition. On the bottom at the very edge is a tiny glaze pop that is barely discernible to the eye. A search of LiveAuctioneers will show a similar vase that sold for $6500, then you can always check 1stdibs.
The vase was a gift to a woman that worked for a wealthy family in New York. It was in turn passed to her daughter. And now it is available to be added to your collection!
This vase is listed in the bookCeramics from the House of Amphora 1890 - 1915on page 180. The Book list's it between 1904-1906 and is described “Gres-Bijou series. Soft stoneware, yellowish body. Lower body with underglaze painting in cobalt and green frit dust glaze, carefully detailed butterflies, and owlet moths with wings in whitish and pinkish frits and decorated with colored stones. The upper body with décor of spider webs, green glaze, and brightly colored lenticular frit stones in relief. Shiny metallic luster. Painting with gold relief, matte gold sponging.”