Roberto Freitas

American Antiques & Decorative Arts

Decorative Art and Accessories

Please peruse our collection of Decorative Art and Accessories. Here, you'll find everything from small accessories like candle sticks and pottery items, to large garden and architectural pieces, weathervanes, and nearly everything in between.
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ACCESSORIES:
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OVOID STONEWARE CROCK
Stamped "D. GOODALE / HARTFORD"
Connecticut, c. 1818-22.
The ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, tall collar, and applied lug handles.
14 ½” high

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PAIR OF RED PAINT-DECORATED TORCHÈRES
A wonderful pair of 19th century large torchères. Handsomely constructed from nicely turned shaft on dovetailed tripod feet, and red paint-decorated wood with foliate and floral motif gilt decoration.
Height: 42¾ inches

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SET OF FOUR JOHN CARTER STERLING SILVER CANDLESTICKS
Made in London in 1775.
Height: 11¾ inches

MINIATURE GLAZED REDWARE JUG
With black speckles overall. Ovoid with rolled rim and applied strapwork handle, set on a footrim.
Height over handle: 3¾ inches.

VICTORIAN COROMANDEL WOOD LADIES DRESSING CASE
The case with brass stringing and corners. Contains 15 silver gilt topped hob cut glass jars and containers, all hall-marked 1872. Two lower drawers for jewelry and brushes, secretly operated top mirror.

VICTORIAN BRASS FIREMAN’S HELMET
Australian, circa 1884-1910
Merryweather pattern brass helmet with raised dragon motif comb with a three piece void over the front, which acts as a vent. 'MFB' (Metropolitan Fire Brigade) plate to front, original side bosses and leather backed brass chin scales and adjustable leather lining. Neck guard stamped 600 47.
SOLD

A PAIR OF CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER TWO-HANDLED TUREENS W/COVER
English, circa 1815.
Height: 7 ½ inches.

MINIATURE SALESMAN'S SAMPLE CHEST OF DRAWERS
19th century.
The four-drawer chest with beaded columns, and bone drawer pulls. Standing on onion feet.
11¼”H x 12¾”W x 6”D

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CHARLES VALTON (French 1851-1918)
Dog Hunt
Bronze Sculpture. Signed on base CH.VALTON
19.5" x 10" x 18.5"

STACKED LEATHER BOUND BOOK TANTALUS
French, late 19th century.
The tantalus opens to a fitted interior with gilt decorated decanter with stopper, and five matching glasses banded in gold.

CAST IRON DOORSTOP
BOSTON TERRIER “DANDY”
Circa 1920. Bradley and Hubbard Co. Meriden CT, #7294-N. Finely modeled hollow half round cast form.
9½"H x 11"W x 3"D

BRASS CANDLE STICK
with square footed base.
Spanish, 17th century.

PAIR OF BRASS CANDLE STICKS
on square base.
English, 18th century.
8½" tall

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KEVIN McCARTHY (1955 - )
Thunder of Hooves
Bronze Sculpture. Signed and dated 1994, numbered 8/10
Height: 25"

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GROUP OF BRASS BELL WEIGHTS
English, late 19th century.

Three 4 lbs. weights, and one 7 lbs. weight.

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TOLE SALT BOX
Pennsylvania, 19th century.
The slant-lid box painted in black with tulip decorations in red and yellow, and green leaves.
9½” H x 7½”Wx 7½”D

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NAUTICAL:

BRASS LIFEBOAT BINNACLE
American, 19th century.
The brass slant-front case with carrying handle with glass viewing window. Removable lantern with loop handles on the side.

BOLLARD CASTING MOLD
Large Scale Wood Mold for Casting of a Marine Bollard
50¼"W x 34"H x 13"D

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BUILDERS HALF MODEL OF A COASTAL SCHOONER
The hull built up in seven lifts of old pine and finished in a mahogany color, carved shaped and faired, finished bright.
43½" x 6¼"

FIREPLACE ACCESSORIES:
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CAST IRON FIREBACK
18th century English cast iron fire back depicting Venus in a chariot drawn by two peacocks. Circa 1720.

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PAIR OF FEDERAL BELL METAL ANDIRONS
American, circa 1790 With double urn tops on tapering posts and molded plinths and spurred cabriole legs ending in claw and ball feet.
H: 23" - D: 21" - W: 11" each

WEATHERVANES, GARDEN & ARCHITECTURAL PIECES:

J.W. FISKE HORSE AND JOCKEY WEATHERVANE
New York, circa 1890
Full bodied J. W. Fiske copper and zinc horse and jockey weathervane. In excellent all original condition. The jockey is zinc and has been hand-painted, as is the head of the horse. The rest of the weathervane has clear evidence of high gold karat application with the majority of it still in place.
19”H x 34½”L x 5½”W (incl. stand)

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PAIR OF COPPER BEAUX-ARTES CORBELS
New York, circa 1880.
With scroll and acanthus leaf designs and molded stepped edges. Variegated green patina.
Heights 27½” x Depths 18”

ARCHITECTURAL CAST ZINC GARDEN FOUNTAIN
In the form of a boy holding a goose. Possibly Fiske & Co. NY, circa 1890.
32" high x 12.5" wide

PAINTED JOCKEY HITCHING POST
Early 20th century.
Original paint.
48" high.
SOLD

MOLDED COPPER FOUR-WHEEL WAGON TEAM WEATHERVANE,
J.W. Fiske & Co., New York, Circa 1880.
Team of two full-body molded copper running horses, and full-body molded copper driver on a four-wheeled sulky with full rein and bridle details. Retaining a weathered surface with traces of gilt.
Length 44 3/4 in.

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SWAN CAROUSEL SEAT
Columbus, Ohio, circa 1920s.
Overall dimensions:
61” long x 16” wide x 28.5 “ high

FOLK ART:

WHITE PAINTED WOOD SWAN DECOY
Maryland, circa 1850
Height: 21½” x 29” long x 11”D
SOLD

HOOKED RUG
Two swans surrounded by flowers.
Late 19th century.

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CARVED AND PAINTED GIRAFFE
C. 1900-1910
A wonderful folk art wood carved and painted giraffe with thread and wire braided tail.
Approx. 15" tall.

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DOUBLE-SIDED ‘WATCH REPAIR’ TRADE SIGN
19th century. The sheet iron trade sign cut out in the shape of a pocket watch and painted on both sides, with ‘WATCH REPAIR’ in the center.
18¼” H x 14¼” W
SOLD

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GRAIN PAINTED DOME-TOP BOX Medium size, original paint. 18 ¾"L x 10"D x 9 ¼"H