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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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    Loetz Austria Art Glass Two Handled Loving Cup – Applied Handles and Rim – circa 1895.

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    Loetz Austria Art Glass Two Handled Loving Cup – Applied Handles and Rim – circa 1895.

    A Loetz Austria two handled loving cup with applied gold iridescent glass handles and rim.  The overall colour in green background with an oil spot decoration over top.

    Measures:  7 1/2 inches high x 9 inches wide.

    Austrian, circa 1895.

    The piece is in excellent condition.

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    Canadian Oil Painting on Board – Winter Scene – by Hal Ross Perrigard (1891 – 1960) A.R.C.A. – 12 x 16

    Canadian Oil Painting on Board – Winter Scene – by Hal Ross Perrigard (1891 – 1960) A.R.C.A. – 12 x 16

    A wonderful Winter scene oil on board by the Canadian artist, Hal Ross Perrigard (1891-1960). The painting depicts houses surrounded by snow in a small settlement and is signed in the lower left corner of the canvas.

    Hal Perrigard was born in Montreal in 1891 and was accepted into the Royal Canadian Academy in 1913.

    The painting with its frame measures 20 inches wide x 17 inches tall and is in excellent condition.
    Board measures:  12 inches x 16 inches

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    Large Venetian Glass Mirror with Florets & Etched Decoration

    Large Venetian Glass Mirror with Florets & Etched Decoration

    A gorgeous, large Venetian / Murano glass mirror with attached frosted crystal florets, glass rope & ribbon decoration and etching throughout the mirror.

    The mirror measures 50 inches tall x 31 1/2 inches wide.

     

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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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    French Early 19th century Rosewood Clock with Silk Suspension & Bronze Face.

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    French Early 19th century Rosewood Clock with Silk Suspension & Bronze Face.

    A handsome small Rosewood clock – elaborately inlaid with a gilt bronze face and decorative mounts.

    French, Charles X period – circa 1830.

    The pendulum hangs from a silk suspension system that is spins up and down to adjust the height of the pendulum and therefore adjust the speed of the clock.  A glass window at the top shows the movement inside from above.  The back panel removes for access to the inside works.

    Roman numerals decorate the face along with black hands and a single key wind.  A bronze handle sits on the top.

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    Large Oil Painting on Canvas – George Sheridan Knowles (British 1863-1931) – “Portrait of Young Woman & Dog”

    Large Oil Painting on Canvas – George Sheridan Knowles (British 1863-1931) – “Portrait of Young Woman & Dog”

    A beautifully painted large Oil painting on Canvas of a portrait of a young woman and her dog in a garden setting.  The young woman stands by a stone pillar and her dog sits atop the pillar.  The portrait is taken in the summer – the young woman is in a summer dress with her large brimmed hat by her side and the flowers are in bloom.

    Signed by the artist – George Sheridan Knowles (British 1863-1931) – on the right lower corner of the painting – in his Monogram signature GSK (pictured).

    George Sheridan Knowles was a British painter best known for his portraits and genre scenes. Born on November 25, 1863 in Manchester, United Kingdom, Knowles received his formal training at the Manchester School of Art and the Royal Academy Schools in London.

    Canvas measures:  36 inches high x 24 inches wide.
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    Royal Chelsea English Porcelain Dessert Set – “Golden Rose” – 36 pieces

    Royal Chelsea English Porcelain Dessert Set – “Golden Rose” – 36 pieces

    A dessert set for 8 in the Golden Rose pattern by Royal Chelsea. The set consists of:

    8 Dessert plates
    8 Tea plates
    8 Cups
    8 Saucers
    2 Cake plates
    Creamer  & Sugar

    All 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

    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

    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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    French Drop-Front Secretaire / Desk with Marble Top – circa 1880.

    French Drop-Front Secretaire / Desk with Marble Top – circa 1880.

    A lovely French drop front secretaire / desk with a walnut veneer and a mottled marble top and cabriolet claw feet.  The secretaire has bronze fittings and a key that fits the locks on the front.

    The hinged opening for the desk reveals 3 drawers and 2 shelves inside. There is a tooled leather surface on the inside of the hinged opening but it shows condition issues from use – stains from use over its many years.

    There is a drawer above the hinged opening for the desk and a two-door cabinet below the desk with 1 shelf.

    The secrétaire measures 57 inches tall x 32 inches wide x 16 inches deep.

    France, circa 1880

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    Gold Wash Austro-Hungarian (.900) Silver and Yellow Guilloché Enamel Small Box, Hinged Lid

    Gold Wash Austro-Hungarian (.900) Silver and Yellow Guilloché Enamel Small Box, Hinged Lid

    A wonderful continental (.900) gold wash silver and yellow guilloche and brown enamel bordered – small hinged box.

    There is a monogram on the inside lid and the Austro-Hungarian silver marks stamped on the inside (Austria, circa 1900)

    The box, when closed, is 3 1/8 inches long x 2 inches wide x 3/8 of an inch deep.

    There is some slight gold wash loss on the back of the box but, overall, it is in beautiful condition.

     

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