Chinese Rock Crystal Foo Dog on Edward Farmer Stand

Majestic foo dog with young sculpture on gilt-painted, wood pedestal by famous New York designer, Edward Farmer (mid-20th century). Rock crystal carved in China. Condition: stone very good with natural flaws, small splits on interior wood corners, though stand fundamentally sound. Dimensions: foo dog 11″ height, on stand 13.75″ high. (4808-cr)

Price: $26,250

George II Irish Silver Basket, J Hamilton

Oval form, embossed with winged angel heads, lion masks, wheatsheafs and scythes to the border + trailing grape vine on textured ground to the frieze, pierced foot rim with overhead handle by John Hamilton (Dublin 1737). Provenance: The Cummins Family of Belmont, Monte Notte, Co. Cork and thence by descent to a New Zealand branch of the family. Subsequently purchased by our firm. Condition: very good. Dimensions: 13.25″ length, 44 troy oz. (3291-es)

Price: $43,750