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:

A PAIR OF CHAMBERLAIN'S WORCESTER TWO-HANDLED TUREENS W/COVER
English, circa 1815.
Height: 7 ½ 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.
From the Susan and Raymond Egan Collection (2006)

HEART IN HAND STAFF
Hand with folded thumb holding red heart. Painted wood in gold, black, yellow and red paint. In fine original condition.
Height: 63¾" x W 3⅝" x D 2½"
SOLD

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VICTORIAN TRAVELING LIQUOR TANTALUS BOX
Interior compartments with 2 decanters w/stoppers, and set of 4 tall, and 4 shot glasses, all with etched game fowl motif. Accessories drawer on the front.
11” H x 13¾”W x 9¾”D

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.
SOLD

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"

GROUP OF BRASS BELL WEIGHTS
English, last quarter 19th century.
Three 4 lbs. weights, and one 7 lbs. weight. The 7 lbs. weight is stamped W.PARNALL & CO./VICTORIA ST/BRISTOL.

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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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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

NAUTICAL:

SAILOR’S VALENTINE
For My sister
A 19th century double octagonal sailor's valentine. Having heart motif on the left and "For My Sister" on the right.
Diameter: 9 inches.

SATINWOOD BOX WITH SAILOR'S VALENTINE
English, 19th century.
Octagonal shaped satinwood box. The lid with inlaid fleur-de-lis and stringing, cross-banded edges, and inlaid lock escutcheon (with key). Opens up to reveal a stunning interior sailor's valentine of Caribbean seashells, under a velvet lined lid. Standing on wooden ball form feet.
4" high, 11¼" x 7⅛".
SOLD

SAILOR'S VALENTINE BOX WITH COMPASS ROSE INLAY
Octagonal walnut case with compass rose inlay. Opening up to an interior with a Sailor's Valentine shell work design with a central heart surrounded by a star with flowers design. The lid with a conforming mirror framed by ruched fabric. Working key included.
10¼" diameter x 3⅛"

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 pine and finished in a mahogany color, carved shaped and faired, finished bright.
43½" x 6¼"

FIREPLACE ACCESSORIES:

PAIR OF BRASS STEEPLE-TOP ANDIRONS
signed James Davis, Boston (1803-28)
Having molded ball and spire 'steeple-top' finials on faceted plinths, and spurred cabriole legs with slipper feet. Each with a curved arm connecting to a conforming log stop and iron billet bar. Each marked JAMES DAVIS, BOSTON on the brass covering of the billet bar behind the log stop.
Height: 23"

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

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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

SCULPTURES:
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PIERRE-JULES MENE
(French 1810-1879)
Fighting Elk
Bronze, recast on marble base.
Signed front right.
15” x 9 ½” x 18”

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AFTER FREDERIC REMINGTON
“The Norther
Bronze Sculpture, marked “Frederic Remington”. Mounted on a marble base with brass plaque denoting the work's name and whom it is after.
Dimensions overall:
22 ½” H x 18” W x 10” D

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

WEATHERVANES, GARDEN & ARCHITECTURAL PIECES:
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BANNERETTE WEATHERVANE
Prob. Boston, Mass.
Late 19th/early 20th c.
Pierced copper bannerette weathervane with a star cutout, scalloped edge, copper ball, green verdigris surface.
18” x 32”
SOLD

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DEXTER HORSE WITH JOCKEY WEATHERVANE
Copper and zinc, sheet copper mane, with gilded surface.
30½” long x 17½”high, x 4” wide at base

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DEXTER RUNNING HORSE WEATHERVANE
Molded full bodied copper vane, attributed to Harris & Co., Boston, Mass. Circa 1880
30½” long x 18”high, x 4” wide at base

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COPPER STEER WEATHERVANE
American, late 19th century.
A full-bodied, copper steer weathervane.
SOLD

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COPPER ROOSTER WEATHERVANE
American, late 19th century.
A full-bodied, copper rooster weathervane, sheet copper tail. Old bullet hole repairs.

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MOLDED COPPER RUNNING HORSE WEATHERVANE
American, 19th century
Full-bodied molded copper running horse weathervane with verdigris surface and traces of gilding.
Height: 16" Length: 31"

FOLK ART CUT SHEET METAL CROWING ROOSTER WEATHERVANE
American, late 19th /early 20th century.
Standing form with comb and spikey tail, open eye. Missing one leg.

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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”
SOLD

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

FOLK ART:

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.

CARVED AND PAINTED COUNTERTOP TOBACCO FIGURE
English, circa 1860s.
Modelled as a standing American Indian wearing a multi-colored feather headdress and skirt, and holding a tobacco roll under one arm. Raised on a square base.
SOLD

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MISC. DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES:

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