Baroque Antique Furniture

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Portuguese, Baroque period, blue and white painted tile (azulejos) mural
Item No. 1172
Portuguese, Baroque period, blue and white painted tile (azulejos) mural

Featuring the God Neptune in his carriage holding a trident in his right hand while being pulled through the sea. Circa: 1710-1720.

59" wide by 29½" high
Flemish, Baroque period tapestry: La Vie d'Esther ('The Life of Esther')
Item No. 1171
Flemish, Baroque period tapestry: La Vie d'Esther ("The Life of Esther")

Hand woven in fine silk and wool, depicting a scene from the biblical Book of Esther. From Flanders, in modern-day Belgium. Circa 1660-1680.

102" wide by 120" high
Italian, Baroque period, credence
Item No. 1164
Italian, Baroque period, credence

In solid, carved walnut; with two doors, which open to reveal a single shelf; the panels framed in a guilloche pattern; the whole resting upon four bracket feet.

From Tuscany. Circa 1670

61½" wide by 48½" tall by 27½" deep
French, late Renaissance/early Baroque period (Louis XIII) petite deux corps
Item No. 1146
French, late Renaissance/early Baroque period (Louis XIII) petite deux corps

In solid, walnut, exhuberantly carved with grape vines; having original locks, hinges, escutcheon plates, and keys. From Bourgogne, France, circa 1610.

In the manner of Hugues Sambin.

78" high by 38" wide
Italian, Baroque period cabinet
Item No. 1142
Italian, Baroque period cabinet

In ebonized rosewood inset with etched ivory panels depicting frolicking cherubim, having two cabinet doors which open to reveal eight interior drawers above two additional drawers, the whole resting upon four bun feet.

17th century.
Iberian Earthenware olive jar
Item No. 1124
Iberian Earthenware olive jar

17th century.

Provenance: The Collection of Ambassador and Mrs. Alexander Weddell, Richmond, Virginia. Deaccessioned by The Virginia House Museum to benefit future preservation, acquisitions, and care of collections.

26" high by 23" wide
Pair of large, Baroque (Louis XIV) style torcheres
Item No. 1122
Pair of large, Baroque (Louis XIV) style torcheres

In solid, carved giltwood. Of balluster form decorated with stylized acanthus leaves and grotesques (male figured masks). Inscribed "LA MARECHALERIE (...)/Avenue (...) PARIS FRANCE" 19th century.

56¼" high by 18½" diameter
Italian, Baroque period, painted slant-front desk
Item No. 972
Italian, Baroque period, painted slant-front desk

Crème painted in scrolled arabesque forms with green, red, and black accents. With two drawers above fall-front lid, which opens to reveal four interior drawers and writing surface. Circa 1700.

43" high by 52½" wide by 24½" deep
Pair of very fine and rare French, Louis XIV style, wrought-iron consoles
Item No. 840
Pair of very fine and rare French, Louis XIV style, wrought-iron consoles

Each with a shaped, breche d'alep marble top above a pierced break-fronted frieze with c-scrolls, quatrefoils, and diamonds and three pierced aprons raised on scrolled supports headed with cherubim. Circa 1900-1920. (one shown)

78" wide by 37" high by 21¾" deep
Rare, Venetian, Baroque period vitrine
Item No. 1059
Rare, Venetian, Baroque period vitrine

In solid, carved giltwood with red velour interior. Late 17th century.

31½" tall by 42" wide
Fine, Venetian, Baroque period overmantle mirror
Item No. 1052
Fine, Venetian, Baroque period overmantle mirror

Crème painted and parcel-gilded. With original mercury glass. Early 18th century.

75" wide by 40" tall
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 820
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut with boxwood inlay. Having original hinged top of a single walnut board opening to reveal a partial compartment, the front with a hidden cupboard door opening to reveal three drawers. Late 17th or early 18th century.

25" high by 58" wide by 23½" deep
Italian, Baroque period, chinoiserie, painted and parcel-gilt secretaire bookcase
Item No. 586
Italian, Baroque period, chinoiserie, painted and parcel-gilt secretaire bookcase

Early 18th century.

91" high by 48½" wide by 21¼" deep
Fine, Spanish, Baroque period bargueño (vargueño)
Item No. 1014
Fine, Spanish, Baroque period bargueño (vargueño)

Upper compartment having seven drawers inlaid with tortoise-shell, ebony, and etched ivory country scenes and resting upon gilt bronze claw ball feet with pierced, gilt bronze freize. Having original lower walnut and iron folding table. Late 17th century.
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau
Item No. 816
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau

In walnut veneer with boxwood inlay, monogram surmounted by a crown. Two small external drawers above three long drawers, with an additional six interior drawers behind fold-down writing compartment. First half of the 18th century.

49½" high by 46" wide by 23½" deep
Large, German, Baroque period chest
Item No. 912
Large, German, Baroque period chest

In solid oak with domed top, the whole mounted with pierced scrolling foliate strapwork, corner mounts and a large escutcheon. 17th century.

31¼" high by 44¼" wide by 25" deep
Very fine, Italian, Baroque period cassone
Item No. 903
Very fine, Italian, Baroque period cassone

In solid, carved walnut. Late 17th century.

73" wide by 29" high by 22¾" deep
Pair of fine, Spanish, Baroque, wrought iron and brass torcheres
Item No. 884
Pair of fine, Spanish, Baroque, wrought iron and brass torcheres

17th century.

59" tall
Fine, Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 877
Fine, Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut. Late 17th or early 18th century.
Italian, Baroque style, painted pine, ten-light Chandelier
Item No. 562
Italian, Baroque style, painted pine, ten-light Chandelier

With circular corona having urn-form finials supporting a tapering round tier cresting in leafage carved scrolling candle arms. 19th century.

51" high (61" tall with canopy) by 41" diameter



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