Still lifes with parrots. 17th and 18th century, Continental painters.

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“Fruit Still Life with Two Parrots.” 17th c. Dutch. Oil on canvas. Balthasar van der Ast, artist (1593-94 to 1657). Collection of the Statens Museum for Kunst. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/en/item/2020903/KMSsp207
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“Fruit Still Life with a Parrot.” ca. 1681-1720. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Monogrammed “G.S.” on the tablecloth. Gabriello Salci, artist. Image © Lempertz Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.lempertz.com/en/catalogues/lot/1076-1/1109-gabriello-salci.html
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“Still-life with Fruits, Parrots and White Cockatoo.” 1710s. Hungarian. Jakab Bogdány, artist (1660-1724). Image Szépművészeti Múzeum © 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.mfab.hu/artworks/still-life-with-fruits-parrots-and-white-cockatoo/

Landscapes of Italy just a bit back painted by artist Gottfried Wals, who is sometimes referred to as Goffredo Tedesco. Living from around 1595 to 1638, he was born in Germany but spent most of his career painting in Italy.

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“Country Road by a House.” 1620. Oil on copper. Collection of and photo credit the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27Country_Road_by_a_House%27,_oil_on_copper_painting_by_Goffredo_(Gottfried)_Wals.jpg
Wals, Goffredo, c.1605-c.1638; Landscape with pastoral Figures
Landscape with pastoral figures. ca. 1616. Oil on copper. Collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1925. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Goffredo_Wals_-_Pastoral_Landscape_-_WGA25432.jpg
A Roman Landscape with Figures. Probably 1630s.
A Roman Landscape with Figures. Probably 1630s. Oil on copper. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/437983

A few little somethings to buy in case your daughter changes her mind and wants that big wedding. Fun to have otherwise, too. Luigi Valadier, maker. Living from 1726 to 1785, he was Rome’s most sought after silversmith.

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Table centerpiece. 18th c. Italian. Luigi Valadier, maker. Photo credit: Waddesdon Image Library/Mike Fear. Waddeson Manor Collection. Image © 2020 Apollo Magazine. Fair use license. via https://www.apollo-magazine.com/rothschild-treasury-waddesdon/
Pair of five-light candelabra
Pair of five-light candelabra, the porphyry drums with gilded bronze bucrania and swags with the shaft curving up in the form of a baluster to become a small bowl at the top, decorated with gilded lions’ heads and three Roman theatrical masks, from which sprout clusters of gilded bronze leaves. Three bronze female figures standing on the drum and encircling the baluster. 1774. Classical. Deep red porphyry and gilded bronze. Made for the suite of public rooms in the Palazzo Borghese in Rome, part of the redecoration for Prince Marcantonio. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/208172
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Bacchus and Adiadne rendered in marble and precious stones. 18th c. Marble and precious stones. Part of a 2018 exhibition at the Frick in New York. Photo credit: Courtesy of The Frick Collection. Image © 2020 Condé Nast. Fair use license. via https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/luigi-valadier-the-frick-an-18th-century-decorative-artist-deser-statues

Portraits of 18th century gentlemen all wearing red. Painted by Italian artist Pompeo Batoni. Living from 1708 to 1787, having him paint your portrait was a prized event for those making a Grand Tour.

"Portrait of a Young Man." ca. 1760-1765.
“Portrait of a Young Man.” ca. 1760-1765. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/435623
"Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon" (1743 - 1827). 1764.
“Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon” (1743 – 1827). 1764. Oil on canvas. Photo credit: Antonia Reeve. Collections of the National Galleries of Scotland. In the public domain. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/29887/0/alexander-gordon-4th-duke-gordon-1743-1827?overlay=download
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767).
Portrait of Edward Howard (1744–1767). 18th c. Oil on canvas. Photo credit and image © the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/edward-howard-17441767-30806
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Portrait Of Count Kirill Grigorjewitsch Razumovsky. 18th c. Oil on canvas. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/portrait-of-count-kirill-grigorjewitsch-razumovsky-pompeo-batoni.html?product=poster

Plates signed by Agostino Tensini from the calligraphy manual “La uera regola dello scriuere : utile à giouani.” Published in 1680 and then around 1800. This copy having been signed by Giacomo Formento and dated 1789, it would appear to be the 1680 edition.

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Page 5. Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/laueraregoladell00tens/page/n4/mode/1up
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Page 7. Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/laueraregoladell00tens/page/n6/mode/1up
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Page 9. Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/laueraregoladell00tens/page/n8/mode/1up
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Page 10. Collection of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/laueraregoladell00tens/page/n10/mode/1up
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Smoking sets from some very high end places from back when everyone smoked and needed things to go with it to impress their friends.

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Pair of smokers sets, each with a silver tray and porcelain cigarette holders painted in Chinoiserie motifs. 20th c. Chinoisorie. French. Marked “Made in France” and Cartier” along the bottom. Cartier, maker. Image © Akiba Antiques and liveauctioneers.com. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/80933515_cartier-chinoiserie-silver-smokers-set
Smoking set. 1930s.
Smoking set with ashtray, cigarette bowl and matches bowl. 1930s. Italian. Opal iridescent glass. Sequso Murano glass, maker. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/glass/1930s-seguso-italian-murano-opal-iridescent-glass-smoking-set/id-f_11431583/
Smoker's set. ca. 1923.
Smoker’s set. Ashtray and match holders. ca. 1923. Austrian. Brass. Wiener Werkstätte. Josef Hoffmann, designer. Marked at the rim with Wiener Werkstätte in three rows, “Made in Austria” and the Josef Hoffmann signet “JH”. Inventory number in the WW Archive is WWF 114-9-3 with a picture of this model in the WW Archive in the Museum for Applied Arts Vienna. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/ashtrays/complete-smokers-set-josef-hoffmann-wiener-werkstatte-circa-1923/id-f_11334623/

Down by the water just a bit back. Italian. Eugenio Bonivento, artist (1880-1956). Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice and mostly painted Venetian scenes.

"Zattere a Venezia."
“Zattere a Venezia.” No exact date. Oil on cardboard. Signed “E. Bonivento” on the bottom left. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2007/19th-century-paintings-and-sculpture-mi0276/lot.7.html
"Sailing boats near San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.
“Sailing boats near San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice.” no date. Watercolor on paper. Signed “E. Bonivento” on the lower right. © Estate of the artist. Image © 2020 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/en/l/6123459/#
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Untitled work. No date. © Estate of the artist. Image © Casa d’Aste Arcadia, Rome and Live Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/76881826_zeno-eugenio-bonivento-chioggia-1880-milano-1956