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An archive of Sold items at Bernardi’s Antiques – Toronto.

Antiques & Vintage Toronto –  Mount Pleasant Village.
French Antique Furniture.  English Antique Furniture.
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    Pair of French Louis XIV Style Bergere Arm Chairs – Carved Walnut Frames

    Pair of French Louis XIV Style Bergere Arm Chairs – Carved Walnut Frames

    A lovely pair of heavy French Louis XIV style bergere arm chairs in a carved walnut frame.

    The chairs have curved front legs and a carved grouping of flowers as a finial on the top of the chair backs.

    They are upholstered in a green/gray fabric, which is in good order – and down filled cushions.

    Each chair measures  37 inches tall x 27 inches wide from arm to arm and are 28 inches wide across the seat cushion.

    The chairs are in excellent condition.

     

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    Small Dutch Marquetry Commode with Two Drawers – circa 1880

    Small Dutch Marquetry Commode with Two Drawers – circa 1880

    Here is a gorgeous small Dutch Marquetry commode with tapered legs and two drawers. It has beautiful inlaid designs on the top, front and sides & legs.

    The commode measures 32 inches long x 16 1/2 inches deep and is 31 inches tall.

    Overall, the piece is in very good condition with slight veneer cracking at some joints and some small veneer missing.

     

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    18th Century Oil Painting on Canvas “Judith with the Head of Holofernes” in Elaborate Heavy Gilt Gessoed Frame

    18th Century Oil Painting on Canvas “Judith with the Head of Holofernes” in Elaborate Heavy Gilt Gessoed Frame

    Here is a beautifully painted on canvas in a heavy gilt gessoed frame, painted in the 18th century.  The scene is of the story of Judith & the head of Holoferns (Biblical story) – a version was painted and made famous in the 16th century by Titian.

    The canvas shows a woman dressed in her robe holding a sword in her right hand and looking pensive. In the lower right hand corner of the painting is the head of General Holofernes (Assyria).

    The painting is a scene from the story of the beheading of Judith had succeeded in luring the enemy warlord Holofernes into his tent, where she seized the opportunity to cut of his head while his guards were outside. 

    The painting with elaborate frame measures 48 inches tall x  39 inches wide.

    Both the painting and frame are in excellent condition.

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    19th Century Brass Clock – Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance, with Paris Movement – Medal D’Argent c.1885

    19th Century Brass Clock – Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance, with Paris Movement – Medal D’Argent c.1885

    A handsome brass French clock retailed through Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance from Bristol, England circa 1885.

    Marked on face :  Bristol Goldsmiths All. ce.  – Paris.
    Works stamped with circle “Medal D’argent” mark.

    Bristol Goldsmiths formed in the early 1880s – watch and clock makers, diamond merchants, jewellers, goldsmiths & silversmiths and retailers in Bristol England.

    Coil gong chime that rings on the hour and half hour.

    Measures:  14 1/2 inches high x 9 1/4 inches wide

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    19th Century Chinese Stacking Marriage Dowry Wood and Metal Chest

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    19th Century Chinese Stacking Marriage Dowry Wood and Metal Chest

    An unusual Chinese marriage dowry stacking chest with 4 stacking boxes and a removable lid set into a wrought iron frame.  The front and back of the chest show a hand painted colourful scene of a warrior brandishing 2 swords and riding a dragon and there are Chinese characters in the upper right corner of the painting. The painting spans over the 4 boxes.

    The iron frame allows the chest to be picked up and moved.  There also is a hole on either side of the top frame that would allow a long pole to pass through in order to lock the chests in place so they could not be opened (the pole is no longer with the chest).

    There is some wear to the boxes, as it was thinly leather clad.  There is also a clear varnish over top the boxes and iron that has dried over the years creating a bubbly type finish in places.

    It is 32 inches long x 17 inches wide x 38 1/2 inches tall

    Dates late 19th Century.

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    19th Century Italian Oil Painting Portrait – Giovanni Guida (1837-1895) – Italy – dated 1889

    19th Century Italian Oil Painting Portrait – Giovanni Guida (1837-1895) – Italy – dated 1889

    A superb oil painting on canvas of a gypsy girl with tambourine – by Italian artist Giovanni Guida (born 1837 – died 1895).

    The painter is well known and has had many sales through European & American Auction houses in the $10,000 to $30,000 range.

    Signed lower left corner – ‘G. Guida 1889’

    Canvas measures: 16 inches high x 12.5 inches wide.
    with Frame measures:  19 3/4 inches high  x 16 1/4 inches wide.

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    Baccarat Style Champagne Cooler and Stand – Italian circa 1960

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    Baccarat Style Champagne Cooler and Stand – Italian circa 1960

    A lovely Baccarat style glass and ormolu champagne cooler with stand.  The cooler a cut heavy glass body with ormolu rim – the pedestal base pressed glass shafts with ormolu feet and centre join.

    Not marked – but probably Italian circa 1960’s.

    There is one glass repair to upper shaft on the base.

    Total measurement:  38 inches tall
    Bucket measures:   8 inches diameter x 8 3/4 inches high
    Stand measures 31 inches tall

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    Burled Walnut English Victorian Credenza with Curved Glass Sides – circa 1860

    Burled Walnut English Victorian Credenza with Curved Glass Sides – circa 1860

    Here is a lovely English Victorian burled walnut wood credenza with curved glass side panels.  There is a an inlaid scroll pattern on the wood and the credenza has carved gilt bronze accents.  The centre door opens to reveal 2 shelves and there are two shelves on either side behind the curved glass doors for display.

    The credenza measures 56 inches long x 17 inches deep and is 40 inches tall.

    It is in very good condition.

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    Moorcroft Pottery- Large 14 inch Wide Bowl In Berry & Leaf Pattern – circa 1930’s

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    Moorcroft Pottery- Large 14 inch Wide Bowl In Berry & Leaf Pattern – circa 1930’s

    An exquisite shallow bowl made by William Moorcroft, it dates circa 1930’s. It is beautifully designed, and hand-painted with free flowing strokes in vivid colours of red, green, yellow and blue. It features a whimsical  composition of leaves and berries in the charming ‘Berry and Leaf’ pattern, also referred to as autumn leaf in earlier pieces.

    Marked: Moorcroft Pottery. Impressed Marks: Potter to HM the Queen. Made in England.

    Signed: W. Moorcroft

    Measures: 14 inches in diameter.

    Excellent condition.  No chips, cracks or repairs.

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    Rare Secessionist Sterling Silver Purse inset with Pink Tourmalines – Dated 1906

    Rare Secessionist Sterling Silver Purse inset with Pink Tourmalines – Dated 1906

    A rare Secessionist sterling silver purse, inset with 19 small pink tourmalines (rare jewels at the time), probably Austrian or German in origin. The purse has Birmingham England import marks with a date letter for 1906.

    The interior of the purse is red leather with various compartments. The purse comes with a one shilling coin from 1902, showing the head of Edward VII.

    The purse measures 4 5/8 inches long x 3 3/4 inches high (including the clasp) x 1 1/4 inches deep.

    Excellent condition overall.  A couple of small dings (very minor).

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    French Carved Walnut Oval Mirror circa 1900. 46 inches x 32 inches

    French Carved Walnut Oval Mirror circa 1900. 46 inches x 32 inches

    A lovely French walnut oval mirror with carved frame and carved bow decoration at the top.

    The mirror is oval in shape and is bevelled.

    Measures :  46 inches high x 32 inches wide.

    Dates circa 1900.

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    Late 19th Century French Walnut Occasional Table with Marble Top & Bronze Trim, Tapered Legs

    Late 19th Century French Walnut Occasional Table with Marble Top & Bronze Trim, Tapered Legs

    Here is a lovely French walnut occasional table with 4 tapered legs, a mottled brown marble top and bronze trim.  The European walnut grain is book matched on the secondary lower shelf.

    There is bronze trim around the marble top and bronze ormolu around the scalloped bottom of the edging and down the legs.

    The table measures 18 1/2 inches wide and 27 3/4 inches tall.

     

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    Loetz Austria Art Glass Vase – Blue Oil Spot, Iridescent Decoration – circa 1900

    Loetz Austria Art Glass Vase – Blue Oil Spot, Iridescent Decoration – circa 1900

    A beautifully shaped iridescent blue oil spot vase by Loetz, Austria.

    Measures:  10 inches high x 4 1/2 inches base diameter.

    Austrian, circa 1900.

    The vase is in excellent condition.

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    Pair of Large Carl Thieme Dresden Urns with Lids & Snake Handles – circa 1900 – 22 inches Tall.

    Pair of Large Carl Thieme Dresden Urns with Lids & Snake Handles – circa 1900 – 22 inches Tall.

    A large beautifully painted pair of Dresden, German lidded urns with large hand painted sprays of florals & highlighted by hand gilding.  The tall 22 inch urns have a octagonal shaped base and snake handles.

    Marked with the Dresden maker’s mark of Carl Thieme – the mark dates the urns circa 1900-1910.

    They are in absolutely beautiful condition and the hand painting is superb quality.

    Each urn measures:  22 inches high x 13 inches wide (across the handles)

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    Pair of Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Wine Coolers with Removable Liners – circa 1800

    Pair of Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Wine Coolers with Removable Liners – circa 1800

    A rare pair of Old Sheffield English plated wine coolers with removable tops and liners.

    Each has 2 decorative very detailed Lion face masks with hoop handles that are hinged, and decorative Queen Anne decoration on the lower half of the body.  The liners are removable to be able to add ice to the interiors and keep the wine or champagne cool.  There is shield with an early crest on the front of each.  The crest is of a fist & forearm rising from the ground holding a sword in it’s hand.

    Each cooler measures  9 inches high x 9 inches wide.

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    Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Tureen with Warming Stand – T&J Creswick – Sheffield – circa 1840

    Georgian Old Sheffield Plated Tureen with Warming Stand – T&J Creswick – Sheffield – circa 1840

    A elaborately decorated Old Sheffield silver-plated tureen that sits upon a two handled warming plate.  The warming plate has a removable top to allow one to pour hot water inside and place the tureen back on top to keep the food warm.

    There are 5 removable pieces in total:  Warming base, top to base, bottom of tureen, top of tureen and removable handle.

    Crossed arrows mark on base for T&J Creswick, Portland Street, Sheffield.  mark used 1811-1857

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