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About HRA

For 85 years, the Hartman Family and our associates have consistently worked to provide quality antique merchandise to our customers at competitive prices. Should you have any questions about the pieces we feature on this website or if you would like to inquire further about a specific item, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our gallery is located in midtown Manhattan and easily accessible on the second floor. Please note the entrance to the building is on 53rd Street between Park and Madison Avenues. We are open to the public Monday to Friday from 9:30AM until 4:30PM.

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