By Italian Decorative Art Pottery Maker Ugo Zaccagnini
Stunning shield-shaped Cooler colorfully painted on the front with the bust portrait of a Woman within a gilt edged oval panel; the reverse decorated with a gilt foliate scroll; set at the shoulders with gilt winged female figures forming the handles, on gilt bordered waisted circular foot; the tall cover with gilt knop. The bottom with the embellished 'Z' mark, Italy, Factory numbers 1496/589 and the artist's initials, K.B. over N.Y. Condition: Excellent with some very minor rubbing of gilding on the breasts of the handles and a place in the bottom of the interior that has a small flake.
Height: 12 in. Width: 10 1/2 in.
Item #: MT-G0876
PRICE: $ 425.00
FIVE COLOR BOHEMIAN ART GLASS FOOTED VASE c. 1900
Unusual, Charming, Five-color Bohemian Art Glass Footed Vase, c. 1900. Unsigned - The satinized body colorfully applied with a spray of fruit and foliage, the whole supported on three ribbed scrolled amber-colored feet with amber at the rim; white interior. Condition: Very good as would be commensurate with age and use, tiny nick on rim and some damage on the base right between the legs. It does not go through to the interior. It displays beautifully and the integrity of the piece is in no way disturbed.
Height.: 3 in. Diameter: 2 1/2 in.
Item #: MT-G0171
PRICE: $ 95.00
RARE MODEL ANSONIA CLOCK CO. FIGURAL STATUE 'OPERA' - c.1894
Rare Ansonia model statue 'Opera', c. 1894 - The elegant metal female figure with her hair swept back, wearing a gilt crown, and classical draped gown, seated on a decorative bench beside a pedestal draped with the names Homer, Virgile,Dante, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Moliere, a mask and lyre on each side; in her right hand a large horn, in her left hand a laurel wreath. The back of the pedestal marked Ansonia Clock Co. and the back of the lyre marked with an 'A' and the numbers 1022. Originally rendered with a Japanese Bronze finish, and bright bronze crown. Condition: Excellent, with the finish slightly roughened as would be commensurate with age.