The Assumption of the Virgin by Balthasar Beschey 1/8
Flemish painter Balthasar Beschey composed this vibrantly hued oil on panel that glorifies the Assumption of Mary into heaven. It very closely resembles and is almost certainly based upon Peter Paul Rubens' The Assumption of the Virgin.
The Assumption of the Virgin by Balthasar Beschey
Blue John and Rosewood Table Attributed to Gillows 2/8
A one-of-a-kind masterpiece, this impressive table is among the finest pieces of Blue John furniture ever crafted. The star of the table is undoubtedly the monumental slab of Derbyshire Blue John set at its center.
Blue John and Rosewood Table Attributed to Gillows
Dancing Flapper Girl Bronze 3/8
A 1920s' flapper dances the night away atop a red marble plinth in this figurative Austrian bronze statuette. Cold-painted and executed in fine detail, this dancer is a stunning example of the Viennese bronzes popular in the early 20th century.
Dancing Flapper Girl Bronze
Edmund Davenport, Graduate on top of the World 4/8
At the time of this painting's creation, a woman's graduation from college was a rare accomplishment. For that reason, American illustrator Edmund Davenport presents his female graduate quite literally "on top of the world."
Edmund Davenport, Graduate on top of the World
Fabergé Gold and Enamel Vanity Case 5/8
The jeweled guilloché enamel two-color gold vanity case by Fabergé is a perfect example of the workmanship of one of the firm's most important artisans, Henrik Wigström.
Fabergé Gold and Enamel Vanity Case
Stealing the Funnies by Elbert McGran Jackson 6/8
A young boy is not amused after his grandfather swipes the newspaper's comics section from him in this painting by the great American Illustrator Elbert McGran Jackson aptly titled, Stealing the Funnies. Featured on a 1923 cover of Colliers.
Stealing the Funnies by Elbert McGran Jackson
Cliffs & Sea by Theodore Earl Butler 7/8
Theodore Earl Butler was a leading figure of the American Impressionist movement, and this pastel is exemplary of his light-filled style. The work represents the artist's lifelong experimentation with atmosphere and color, revealing Butler's impressionist technique that was greatly influenced by his father-in-law Claude Monet.
Cliffs & Sea by Theodore Earl Butler
Thistle Crystal Champagne Flutes by Saint-Louis Crystal 8/8
These beautifully designed crystal champagne flutes were crafted in the Thistle pattern by the legendary French glass manufacturer Saint-Louis Crystal. The pattern was created for the International Exhibition of the East of France held in 1909 at the height of the Art Nouveau movement.