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Landscapes by American painter Dwight William Tryon (1849-1925). Various collections. Mostly with trees, one with just water.

"Morning." Undated.
“Morning.” Undated. Image courtesy Peabody Institute. In the public domain due to age. via http://www.urbanartantiques.com/2009/dwight-william-tryon-and-his-early-spring/
"After Sunset looking East." 1915. Painting.
“After Sunset looking East.” 1915. Painting. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:After_sunset_looking_east_dwight_william_tryon.jpeg
"Apple Blossoms." ca. 1895.
“Apple Blossoms.” ca. 1895. Painting. Signed D W Tryon 1805″ on the bottom right. Uploaded by and collection of the Brooklyn Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Apple_Blossoms_-_Dwight_William_Tryon_-_overall.jpg
"Before Sunrise, June 1905." 1905.
“Before Sunrise, June.” 1905. Oil on canvas. Image © 2019 Detroit Institute of Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.dia.org/art/collection/object/sunrise-june-63762
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Family portraits by American painter Eastman Johnson. Living from 1824 to 1906 he studied art in Düsseldorf, The Hague and Paris. One of the founders of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph.  1869.
Portrait of the Brown family. Based on a Matthew Brady photograph. 1869. Collection of the de Young Museum, San Francisco. Cc0 license 1.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Portraits_(The_Brown_Family)_by_Eastman_Johnson,_1869,_oil_on_canvas,_based_on_a_Mathew_Brady_photograph_-_De_Young_Museum_-_DSC00950.JPG
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864.
Christmas Time: The Blodgett Family. 1864. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11258
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871.
Alfrederick Hatch Family. 1870-1871. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/11263

Ice buckets in pewter. decorated with lobsters. Perfect for . . .. whatever

Luxury pewter lobster ice tub/wine bucket/punchbowl with three realistic lobsters with curved legs and antennae perched on turbine-shaped rocks, extending their textured bodies up to support the stainless steel bowl. 21st c. Pewter and stainless steel. Vagabond House, maker. Image © 2021, ParkerEdmond.. Fair use license. via https://parkeredmond.com/products/lobster-ice-tub?variant=31680384761929&currency=USD&utm_medium=product_sync&utm_source=google&utm_content=sag_organic&utm_campaign=sag_organic&gclid=Cj0KCQiA4feBBhC9ARIsABp_n
Pewter langoustine (lobster) champagne/wine bucket with eight applied lobsters surrounding the rim. 1980s. Italian. Pewter. Giovanni Patrini for Atena, maker. Image © Rafael Osona Auctions and  © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/osona-auctions/giovani-patrini-per-aetna-champagne-ice-bucket-1399601

Majolicaware soup tureens done up to look like fish. Fish chowder, optional.

Green fish tureen. 1940s. French. Ceramic. Sarreguemines, maker. Maker’s marks: Imprinted marks on the underside. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/serving-pieces/french-green-majolica-fish-tureen-sarreguemines/id-f_21874952/
Hand painted majolica fish tureen with halved lemon decorations. Mid century. Italian.Ceramic. Image
© 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/1416710/vintage-mid-century-italian-hand-painted-majolica-fish-tureen
Fish soup tureen. Undated. Italian. Ceramic. Gialletti Pimpinelli GP LP. Maker’s marks impressed on the underside. Image © 2021 Etsy, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.etsy.com/listing/878688545/fish-soup-tureen-italian-majolica?gpla=1&gao=1&&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=shopping_us_a-home_and_living-kitchen_and_dining-dining_and_serving-other&utm_custom1=k_Cj0KCQiA4feBBhC9ARIsABp_nbWyN1zURolCltGKTBnnwB1_QvDydunpRazPIPQvJJcpVNzFAhnBXEIaAmBSEALw_wcB_k&utm_content=go_1843970809_72389326769_346364680770_pla-336272033724_c__878688545_113918463&utm_custom2=1843970809&gclid=Cj0KCQiA4feBBhC9ARIsABp_nbWyN1zURolCltGKTBnnwB1_QvDydunpRazPIPQvJJcpVNzFAhnBXEIaAmBSEALw_wcB

Dream like people floating around, some looking to be flying. French. French. Henri-Jean Guillaume Martin (Henri Martin), painter. Living from 1860 to 1943, he was part of the French Impressionist school. Studying art at the Toulouse School of the Fine Arts, he received his first medal from the Paris Salon in 1883.

 “Les Poètes au bois sacré”. Undated. French. Image source wikiart.org. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_Martin_-_Les_Po%C3%A8tes_au_bois_sacr%C3%A9.jpg
“Le Bois Sacré”. 1899. French. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Signed and dated “Henri Martin 99” on the bottom right. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_Martin_-_S%C3%A9r%C3%A9nit%C3%A9.jpg
“Le Poète”. 1881. French. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated “HENRI MARTIN 1881” on the bottom right. Collections of the Musée des Augustins, Toulouse. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Henri_Martin_-Le_Po%C3%A8teMus%C3%A9e_des_Augustins-_RO_164.jpg

A Sweden that isn’t coming back. Landscapes by Niels Edvard Krueger who lived from 1858 to 1930. Studied art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Stockholm.

“Winter Evening”. Undated. Image © 2021 Cutler Miles Art Gallery. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.cutlermiles.com/winter-evening-nils-kreuger/

October Evening at Apelvik.” 1895. Swedish. Signed and dated on the lower right. Image source leicestergalleries.com. Artwork in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kreuger21.jpg
“Spring in Halland.” Three paintings in a frame sculpted by the artist. 1894. Oil on panel. Inscribed “N. KREUGER 1894”. Collections of the National Museum, Stockholm. in the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 80 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nils_Kreuger_-Spring_in_Halland._Three_Paintings_in_a_Frame_Sculpted_by_the_Artist-_Google_Art_Project.jpg

Geyser art, paintings of geysers in Yellowstone National Park that is. American artist Grafton Tyler Brown. Living from 1841 to 1918, Brown was the first Black artist to depict California and the Pacific Northwest. He served as expedition artist on the Amos Bowman Geological Survey in 1881.

“Castle Geyser, Yellowstone.” 1891. American. Oil on canvas. Collections of the Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis. Image © 2021 Tribune-Star. Artwork itself in the public domain due to age. via https://www.tribstar.com/features/bash/indys-eiteljorg-museum-to-present-holiday-events-in-renovated-western-art-space/article_324f35d7-0d92-55a2-b49f-adbb18c1eada.html
“Old Faithful Geyser, Yellowstone National Park.” 1887.American. Image source khanacademy.org. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grafton_Tyler_Brown,_Old_Faithful_Geyser,_Yellowstone_National_Park,_1887.tif
“A Yellowstone Geyser.” Undated. American. Oil on canvas. Signed on the lower right. Collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Grafton_Tyler_Brown_-A_Yellowstone_Geyser2009.4329-_Museum_of_Fine_Arts.jpg

Paintings, mostly of Morocco, by French artist Jacques Azéma. (1910-1979). Azéma was born in France moved to Marrakech at the age of 20 where he taught art and painted.

“Village marocain.” Painted in May, 1942. French. Oil on canvas. Signed “ Jacques AZEMA, situated Maroc” and dated “MAI 42” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2021/collection-pierre-le-tan-part-i/village-marocain
Place de village animée.” 20th c. French. Tempera on paper. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacques-azema/place-de-village-anim%C3%A9e-b3sP7R-GIH4SmXHPBzb4Bg2



Scène de campagne.” 1971. French. Tempera on cardboard. Signed on the lower left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2021 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jacques-azema/sc%C3%A8ne-de-campagne-wc2YNGnUpakyq7olFC2x3Q2

Freshen up the drawing room with furniture picked out by interior designer Emilio Terry (Emilio Rene Terry y Sánchez) (1890-1969). All of these archived with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD) in Paris in 1965.

“Projet de chaise.” 20th c., before 1965. French. Gouache, pen, black ink, graphite sketch on paper. Inventory ID# CD 5154.72. Photo and © Les Arts Décoratifs,  Adagp, Paris, 2010. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/projet-de-chaise-4
“Projet de Bureau.” 1938. French. Pen, black ink, and watercolor. Inventory ID#CD 5159.1 Photo and © Les Arts Décoratifs,  Adagp, Paris, 2010. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/projet-de-bureau
“Dessin de canapé.” February 25, 1943. French. Pen, black ink, and watercolor on paper. Inventory ID#CD 5155.19. Photo and © Les Arts Décoratifs,  Adagp, Paris, 2010. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/dessin-de-canape-7
“Dessin de canapé.” October 25, 1942. French. Pen, black ink, and watercolor on paper. Inventory ID#CD 5155.16. Photo and © Les Arts Décoratifs,  Adagp, Paris, 2010. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/dessin-de-canape-4

Egg cruets. Yes, the Victorians had specialized tableware for everything imaginable. But still. . . much prettier than those ceramic bluebird looking things in Walmart.

Four egg cruet. Basket weave with a shaped base that has a beaded rim with coordinating folding handle. Four removable egg cups and four egg spoons. ca. 1890-1910. English, made in London. Silver plate. G. R. Collis and Company. maker. Maker’s marks: fully marked on the underside for G. R. Collis and Company. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sheffield-silverplate/quality-antique-silver-plated-four-egg-cruet-gr-collis-london/id-f_21469492/
.”Cooking Tripod” novelty egg cruet in the form of a lashed cooking tripod, with a silver rope fastening the egg cups in place and a spoon attached to each leg. 1894. Victorian. English, made in Sheffield. Sterling silver. Maker mark’s: Hallmarked in Sheffield in 1894 by John Round and Son, Ltd. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/victorian-novelty-cooking-tripod-sterling-silver-egg-cruet-from-1894/id-f_18886372/?gclid=CjwKCAiA1eKBBhBZEiwAX3gql6inqs0WZR86XOiIifLPiTr1H_weT5MUtSh0jwGoT9NJaoog84D5dRoC1pQQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=a
Sterling silver egg cruet with silver gilt egg cups that stand on a hexagonal star point frame with floral engraving throughout. The frame having decorative scroll feet and a heart shaped handle. 1845. Gothic Revival. Victorian. Made in London, England. Sterling silver and silver gilt. Joseph Angell and Son, maker. Maker’s marks: hallmarked in London in 1845 for Joseph Angell and Son. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/sterling-silver/gothic-revival-antique-sterling-silver-egg-cruet-hallmarked-1845/id-f_16494952/?gclid=CjwKCAiA1eKBBhBZEiwAX3gql1d8N1T5AE85QEvVzGt_n5fwREtnt7b0G44G4UPcLvjURR5K1

Sterling silver bowls, all of them on the big end of things. British. Edward Barnard and Sons, maker. Not around anymore but they created the the Lily font that was commissioned by Queen Victoria for the christening of her first born in 1840 that has been used by the royal family ever since.

Lily font. Christening font with a bowl in the form of an expanded flower with a border of water-lilies and leaves; stem formed of leaves, flanked at the base by three seated cherubs playing lyres upon a circular plinth with coats of arms and supporters.1840-1841. English. Silver-gilt. Commissioned by Queen Victoria. Image © Royal Collection Trust. Fair use license. via https://www.rct.uk/collection/31741/the-lily-font
Two-handled bowl with cylindrical ivory handles, the rim with applied notched border. 1937. Art Deco. English. Silver. Retail stamp for Harrods. Sold by Bonham’s on 2018. Image .© Purely Silver 2006 – 2020. Fair use license. via https://purelysilver.info/edward-barnard-sons/
Bowl with decorations applied by a very precise hand. 1873. English. Silver. Provided with a multitude of hallmarks. Image © 2021 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/l/19139955-silver-bowl-barnard-sons-ltd-london-1873

Portraits of birds from a little while ago. Scottish. Archibald Thorburn, painter. Living from 1860 to 1935, Thorburn specialized in paintings of wildlife, especially Scottish birds. Son of Robert Thorburn who painted miniatures for Queen Victoria.

“Peacock and Peacock Butterfly.” 1917. Scottish. Signed and dated on the bottom right. Image source: Bonham’s. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 80 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Archibald_Thorburn,_Peacock_and_Peacock_Butterfly,_At_87.5_x_111.5cm._Bonhams..jpg
 
“Luscinia luscinia.” 1913. Scottish. Oil on canvas. Image source “British birds.” Archibald Thorburn. Volume. I. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Luscinia_luscinia._Archibald_Thorburn.png
“Cock and hen pheasant in the undergrowth.” 1927. Scottish. Pencil and watercolor, with gum arabic, heightened with touches of bodycolor. Signed and dated signed and dated “A. Thorburn/1927′: on the lower left. Image source: Christies. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Archibald_Thorburn05a.jpg