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Antique Fine Arts at Aileen Minor

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Current Antique Fine Arts Inventory

FRAME FOR SILHOUETTE OR MINIATURE PORTRAITFRAME FOR SILHOUETTE OR MINIATURE PORTRAIT
Date: early 19th century
Price: $85
Description: Ebonized wood frame with original gilded and incised metal liner, convex glass, and hanger to frame a miniature portrait or silhouette. Opening measures 2 1/4 inches in diameter. Additional double opening gilded copper liner to accompany the frame. Very early 19th century. English or American. $85.

Part of our collection of: Frames in Fine Art
BERNARD BUFFET (1928-19990  LITHOGRAPH OF HARBOR TOWERS OF LA ROCHELLEBERNARD BUFFET (1928-19990 LITHOGRAPH OF HARBOR TOWERS OF LA ROCHELLE
Date: 1955
Price: $150
Description: Bernard Buffet 1955 framed lithograph of La Rochelle, France's medieval towers of the harbor. 28 inches high and 42 inches wide. $150. Bernard Buffet, French painter of expressionism. (1928-1999).

Part of our collection of: Photography/Litho in Fine Art
MARBLE BUST OF ANACREON LYRIC GREEK POET, 19TH C.MARBLE BUST OF ANACREON LYRIC GREEK POET, 19TH C.
Date: 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Carved white marble portrait bust of Anacreon (570 BC.-488 BC.) an early Greek lyric poet, notable for his drinking songs and hymns. 19th century. The music of our national anthem, the 'Star Spangled Banner' written by Francis Scott Key, was taken from one of Anacreon's songs 'To Anacreon in Heaven'. In the 19th century a gentlemen's social and drinking club was formed in Baltimore and popularized this 18th century English drinking song. Anacreon is depicted here with tousled curls entwined with leaves and berries and with a mustache and beard of individual curling locks, denoting his wisdom and age. 18 inches high, 15 inches wide, and 11 inches deep.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Fine Art
GEORGE WASHINGTON BUST AFTER JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (1741-1828)GEORGE WASHINGTON BUST AFTER JEAN-ANTOINE HOUDON (1741-1828)
Date: 1957
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Fine glazed composition plaster bust of George Washington after Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828)signed on base G.Washington Houdon and on shoulder Alva Studio 1957. Houdon visited the United States in 1785 at the suggestion of Thomas Jefferson and arrived at Mount Vernon where he completed a life mask and terra cotta bust of Washington from which he made plaster copies. The original terra cotta bust was left with George and still remains at Mount Vernon. Houdon exhibited a bust of George in the Paris Salon of 1787 and 1793. Jefferson purchased a copy of this bust for Monticello. Houdon's interpretation of George Washington is considered the finest portrayal of Washington in existence. Bust is 23 inches high and 10 inches deep. It is displayed on an antique carved black marble pedestal with movable top. The pedestal is 42 3/4 inches high. Total height of the bust and pedestal is 65 1/2 inches.

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Fine Art
CUPID TERRA COTTA  STATUE, ANTIQUE , AFTER ETIENNE-MAURICE  FALCONET (1716-1791)CUPID TERRA COTTA STATUE, ANTIQUE , AFTER ETIENNE-MAURICE FALCONET (1716-1791)
Date: 19th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Antique glazed terra cotta statue of Cupid after Etienne-Maurice Falconet's (1716-1791) marble 'Menacing Cupid' circa 1750. The original was produced by the artist for Madame de Pompadour and again for Catherine the Great. It became the most famous visual representation of Cupid in the 18th century. The original is in the collection of the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. This glazed terra cotta statue is the same size as the original 32in H. 12in W. 18in D. Cupid or Eros was the ancient Roman and Greek god of erotic passion. He is shown warning the viewer to be discreet and yet his hand is ready to furtively draw an arrow from his quiver. Falconet's 18th century marble cupid statue was recently displayed in London in 2006 at the Somerset House in an exhibit entitled 'The Triumph of Eros: Art and Seduction in Eighteenth Century France.'

Part of our collection of: Sculpture, statuary in Fine Art
PERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUEPERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE
Date: ANTIQUE
Price: $225
Description: Two antique handmade Persian glazed ceramic tiles, hunter on horseback with falcon. Colors are vibrant and figure is raised. 7 inches high, 5 inches wide. Eight tiles available. Price on set of eight tiles is available, please email or call.

Part of our collection of: Ceramics, Porcelain, and Pottery in Fine Art
PERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWOPERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWO
Date: ANTIQUE
Price: $225
Description: Two antique handmade glazed Persian ceramic tiles showing hunter on horseback with falcon. 7 3/4 inches high and 5 1/2 inches wide. Vibrant colors and raised figures.

Part of our collection of: Ceramics, Porcelain, and Pottery in Fine Art
PERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWOPERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWO
Date: Antique
Price: $225
Description: Two antique handmade Persian ceramic glazed tiles, hunters on horseback, one showing hunter with falcon. Vivid colors. 8 3/4 inches high, 5 1/4 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Ceramics, Porcelain, and Pottery in Fine Art
PERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWOPERSIAN GLAZED TILES, ANTIQUE, TWO
Date: Antique
Price: $150
Description: Two antique handmade Persian glazed ceramic tiles showing hunters on horseback with falcon and decorative border at top. One tile repaired. 8 3/4 inches high, 5 1/4 inches wide.

Part of our collection of: Ceramics, Porcelain, and Pottery in Fine Art
BOTANCICAL ENGRAVINGS. SET 6. 18TH C. BY PIERRE JOSEPH BUCHOZBOTANCICAL ENGRAVINGS. SET 6. 18TH C. BY PIERRE JOSEPH BUCHOZ
Date: 1773-1778
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Set of six framed botanical engravings by Pierre Joseph Buchoz engraved from the original drawings in the Collection Des Velins in The Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. Regrettably Buchoz did not acknowledge or record the artists (Robert, Boose, Aubriet and others) who contributed to the Velins. Each 18 1/2in H. 13in W. framed.

Part of our collection of: Engraving - Fine Arts in Fine Art
GRAPE VINE PAINTED WOOD PANEL, OIL, 19TH CENTURY, AMERICANGRAPE VINE PAINTED WOOD PANEL, OIL, 19TH CENTURY, AMERICAN
Date: 19 th century
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Charming folk art oil painting of grapes on grape vine with leaves, hand painted on front panel of wooden drawer with decorative scrolls on ochre ground color. Has original wooden drawer knobs so this could be used as a decorative hat rack or for hanging other things. Wire for hanging on reverse. 6 1/2 inches high, 33 inches wide. Very unusual and appealing. American, 19th century.

Part of our collection of: Painting in Fine Art
PAINTING, SECULAR MADONNA, OIL ON CANVAS, LATIN AMERICAN, 1945PAINTING, SECULAR MADONNA, OIL ON CANVAS, LATIN AMERICAN, 1945
Date: 1945
Price: $0
Description: Latin American painting, framed, 'Secular Madonna', oil on canvas of mother and child, signed A. Nie---- 1945. 34 inches H. 24 inches W.

Part of our collection of: Painting in Fine Art
TWO FRAMED ARTIST PALETTES, ANTIQUE, C. 1900-1930TWO FRAMED ARTIST PALETTES, ANTIQUE, C. 1900-1930
Date: C. 1900-1930
Price: Please contact us for price
Description: Two antique artist palettes, 'floated' in orange wood frame on black ground, circa 1900-1930, American. one 14 inches by 18 1/4 inches and the other 15 inches by 18 1/2 inches. Two framed palettes.

Part of our collection of: Painting in Fine Art

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