Southern Coin Silver and Antiques from Shelton Gallery
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #454617 (stock #SCSilverBk)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$125.00
This 1991 revised and edited version of E. Milby Burton's pioneer work, "South Carolina Silver 1690-1860" was republished with corrections, additional information, biographies, touchmarks, and sketches, making it the most complete and accurate book on South Carolina silversmiths and their work. Burton was Director of the Charleston Museum from 1931-1971. His original book came out in 1942 and his 1968 reprint is out of print. More than 550 silversmiths have been included in this book which has a...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #785695 (stock #Comtesse)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$750.00
This delightful antique miniature portrait of the pretty young Comtesse di Folleville seated at her harp. Of watercolor on elephant ivory and enhanced with a silver gilt frame, the portrait depicts the young lady seated at her harp, dressed in a billowy pink gown, with hair fashionably powdered. The hallmarked frame is backed with the original silk, and the painting is signed lower right (appears to be the name Delaurent) and covered with glass. Dimensions: 3-1/2 x 2-1/2 inches. For those wh...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #801190 (stock #TLCatalog)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$20.00
This is a great opportunity to own the catalogue for the traveling museum show "Time Made Real: The (Stone) Carvings of Tim Lewis", especially if you are unable to get to one of the exhibition venues, which run through December 2009. Loaded with images and showcasing the 60 powerful works of art in the premier exhibition at the Customs House Museum in Clarksville, TN, the catalogue is peppered with great photographs of Tim at work and with his family. It is also a scholarly work that stands on ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1900 item #844891 (stock #GenrePtg)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$1,250.00
This large and busy late 19th Century American folk art genre painting is oil on cotton screen laid down on muslin, on a lattice wood frame. Against the backdrop of a fantasy image of a Philadelphia street-scape is the depiction of three unemployed men receiving money from a man in a coat and top hat, a young man caught in the act of pickpocketing, in front of a builder's shop, a federal building and a prison, possibly Fair-mount Prison in Philadelphia. Dimensions are 48 x 48.5 inches. This is a...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #894756 (stock #AlfonsBach)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$900.00
Alfons Bach (American, 1904-1999) painted this Modernist oil on board depiction of Florida Sailboats circa 1950s-60s. Signed l.r., it measures 24 x 20 in., sight size, floating in a frame with overall size 27-3/4 x 23-3/4 in. Born in Magdeburg, Germany, Alfons Bach studied architecture at the University of Berlin and at the Reimann School. He came to the U.S. in 1926 and established an industrial design firm in 1932 in New York City. In 1937 he moved to Stamford, CT, becoming president of the Am...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1960 item #905216 (stock #Belkin)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$750.00
Murray Belkin (American, mid-to-late 20th century) painted "The Lady In Green", this Modernist surreal and dreamlike oil on canvas circa 1950. Dimensions are 39 x 17 inches, sight size and 40.5 x 18.5 inches framed.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 2000 item #919179 (stock #RGMoulinRoug)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$8,500.00
This original drawing of the fin-De-siecle French cabaret Moulin Rouge by Red Grooms is marker on tracing paper and measures 26-1/2 x 39 inches, sight size, and 37 x 49 inches in archival blond wood frame. Built in 1889 in the red light district of Pigalle in Paris, the Moulin Rouge was the spiritual birthplace of the can-can. It was the subject of paintings by the post-impressionist painter Toulouse-Lautrec, who is pictured at the bottom left of the drawing. Red Grooms enjoys incorporating famo...
All Items : Artists : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1026851 (stock #wyattlamp)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$650.00
A lamp carved by Henry Bridgewater. A man with a "life sentence and no possibility of parole" at the Louisiana State Prison in Angola. He is a carver of great skills and said to be prolific. His work may be seen from time to time at the Hayes Gallery in New Orleans, and at the 927 Gallery on Royal Street, in New Orleans. He has since died. A great folk art lamp. The headless Wyatt Earp. Sporting his pistols, boots and hat. Ready for a showdown, this lamp would be great for a western or folk ar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1930 item #1057352 (stock #IvoryBird)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$500.00
This interesting circa 1920s walking stick has a carved pelican's head for a handle. In its beak, the bird is holding what looks like a melon. Handle measures are 4 inches. The bird has glass eyes and the head sits on top of a rosewood shaft 1/4 inch in diameter and a 1-1/4-inch ivory tip. Overall length of this stick is 35-1/2 inches.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1072529 (stock #JapaneseCats)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$250.00
This appealing print by Japanese artist Foussa Itaya (born in Paris 1919) is entitled "The Intruder". The Siamese cats are very much interested in the butterfly that hovers just above them. It is signed and dated Paris 1959, Dimensions are 18 x 22-1/2 inches, sight size. and 24-1/4 x 27 inches framed. Beautifully detailed and perfect for the collector of Japanese prints and cat lovers.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 2000 item #1074743 (stock #DextrousCoup)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$550.00
SULTON ROGERS (b. 1922-d. 2004) was the last of the Mississippi self-taught wood carvers and one of the greatest. He settled in Syracuse, New York, and learned something about carving from his father when he was young, taking it up again when he needed something to keep him awake during night shifts at a chemical plant. He eventually moved back to Mississippi to be with his people. From sugar pine, Rogers fashioned snakes, vampires, "haints” (spirits), bodies in coffins, figures with humorous,...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #1097334 (stock #VicTorB)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$975.00
This dramatic Modernist oil on masonite portrait of a "Lady of Quality" is fresh from the estate of a Palm Beach collector. The painting is by Vic Tor (signed lower right) and combines his trademark vibrant and iridescent use of color and surreal quality with many years of study of the history of fashion. Vic Tor was born in Indiana and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago for six years with Isabel Steel McKinnon Rubbreck and was influenced by modern master Hans Hoffman. Vic Tor's deep intere...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1121930 (stock #c.1900Lion)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$975.00
A beautifully carved ivory lion forms the handle for this circa 1900-1910 dress cane. With glass eyes and a menacing snarl, the lion measures 2-1.2 x 1 inches and tops a slender ivory collar, rosewood shaft and ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1121933 (stock #IvoryMadonna)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$2,500.00
This handle of this turn-of-the-century walking stick has the figure of a Madonna carved from an unusually large piece of ivory. The handle measures 14-1/4 x 1-2/4 inches and tops an ebony shaft and an ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1910 item #1124664 (stock #Ivorymancane)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$500.00
This Beautiful Victorian Ivory hand cane has been intricately carved with the features of a man's head. Minor (and old) repair to nose was made. 2 1/2" long handle, 1/2" silver collar, 2" wide, 2" deep with an overall length of 38".
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1131740 (stock #willishorse)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$2,500.00
Wonderful painting of two galloping horses racing to the finish line. Signed and dated 1832 (Ackermans). Oil on board, measuring 8" x 10" framed and 8 3/4" x 10 3/4" unframed. You can now buy this painting with Art Money, a service we offer our most valued clients. Art Money will give you a 10 month, interest free loan of up to $50,000 so you can buy the art you love.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1157581 (stock #jackdaniels)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$450.00
This is vintage Jack Daniel's wood carving sold to taverns and retail liquor business's to use as advertising/display. The name Jack Daniels appears on two sides of the base and the years 1850-1911 on the other two. This piece measures 17-3/4 x 4-3/4 x 4-3/4.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1157583 (stock #dresserset)
Shelton Gallery Antiques and Fine Art
$850.00
This is an exquisite set of nine dresser pieces that are in fantastic shape. The pieces include a cuticle stick, nail buffer, mirror, brush, shoe horn, powder jar, cotton ball jar, toothbrush holder and monogrammed jar. These pieces do show some wear but for their age and the amount of love and use they are in outstanding shape. The mirror is an especially amazing find, very heavy, good quality glass. These pieces date back to the 1920's. The measurements of each piece are: cuticle stick 6 x 1, ...