Egyptian Revival tables from various revivals. A torchere too but it fits right in. Make your barge look like Cleopatra’s.

Egyptian Revival console table with a Black Portoro marble top, a frieze carved with gilt decorated fans and rosettes and a central medallion with a framed and gilt Egyptian scene along with the legs in the form of standing gilt sphinxes. Undated. Maker not known. Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. and J&M Antiques, Bradenton, Florida. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2343515/egyptian-revival-carved-and-giltwood-console-table
Pedestal table in mahogany, gilded beech with gold leaf and green lacquered beech decorated with swans. 19th c. Maker not known. Image © MLD Antiquités and proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=805103

Pair of Regency Egyptian Revival ebonized and giltwood console tables with winged sphinx supports. Each one with a rectangular marble top surmounted by a low superstructure carved with a pharaoh set between crocodiles, above a frieze carved in low relief with black-painted hieroglyphs incorporating scarabs, falcons, scorpions, and ankhs, supported by a winged sphinx. Inscribed “Chenu” with a mirrored backboard. ca. 1805. Probably British. Maker not known. Image © Hyde Park Antiques Ltd. Fair use license. via http://www.hydeparkantiques.com/item/a-pair-of-magnificent-regency-egyptian-revival-giltwood-and-ebonised-console-tables/
Iron and bronze plant stand/ceremonial bowl/torchere. Vintage. Neoclassical/Egyptian Revival. Maitland-Smith, maker. Image © 1995-2021 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/254846468860

Egyptian Revival garden urns or jardinière.

Cast metal pair of garden urns, each with nude sphinx at the shoulder, above lion’s masks with free-moving handles, two female masks cast to the body, raised on circular socle on a square base. 19th-20th c. Egyptian Revival. Image © 2002-2021 LiveAuctioneers and Freeman’s Auctions, Philadelphia. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/106259467_a-pair-of-egyptian-revival-cast-metal-garden-urns

Napoleon III porcelain planter or jardinière in porcelain with gilt bronze mounts, the circular green porcelain basin with relief gold decorations and cast foliate rim decorated with cornucopia within foliate scroll ornament, supported on turned enameled metal columns headed by mythical birds united by a center standard, on a circular plinth and outswept feet ending in talons. ca. 1870. Egyptian Revival. French. Sèvres, possible maker. Pseudo “Caen French Porcelain” marking to the base. Image © 1stDibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/building-garden/planters-jardinieres/fine-french-19th-century-napoleon-iii-gilt-bronze-mounted-porcelain-planter/id-f_5324073/#skuId=f_5324073S1
Jardinière in bronze having bird and figural decorations, including ibis on the bowl and a sphinx on the base. ca. 1920. Egyptian Revival. Maker not known.Image © 2002-2021 LiveAuctioneers. and Kamelot Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/8629503_152-bronze-egyptian-revival-jardiniere

Egyptian Revival with a Wedgwood twist. Very popular. These pieces all being recent but they have been making it off and on for a long time.

Black basalt canopic jar and cover with gilded bands of hieroglyphs and zodiac motifs. 1978. English. Ceramic. Wedgwood, maker. Numbered 26 in a limited edition of 50. Impressed mark. Image © 1999 – 2021 SKINNER, INC, Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2698B/lots/393
Black and terracotta jasper Egyptian inkstand, the boat-form tray with a griffin or crocodile head at either end, fitted with a covered sander and pounce pot and a canopic jar inkwell, each with applied hieroglyphs in relief. 2000. English. Ceramic. Wedgwood, maker. Impressed marks. Image  © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/skinner/modern-wedgwood-black-and-terra-cotta-jasper-egyptian-inkstand-1343159
Rosso Antico (red stoneware) sugar bowl and lid with black basalt decorations in Egyptian motifs with a crocodile finial on the lid. ca. 1805. Made in Staffordshire, England at Wedgwood’s Etruria Works. Ceramic. Image  © Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, New South Wales. Fair use license. via https://collection.maas.museum/object/120135

Gilt bronze sphinxes. Various times as the fashion for Egyptian/Egyptian Revival inspired decorations never really goes away.

Gilt bronze sphinxes on later Levanto Rosso marble rectangular bases. 19th c. Empire. Maker not known. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/true-connoisseurship-the-collection-of-ezra-cecile-zilkha/a-pair-of-empire-gilt-bronze-sphinxes-19th-century
Bronze sphinxes mounted on Russian malachite bases. Early 20th c. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/pair-of-antique-egyptian-sphinx-sculptures/id-f_869117/?gclid=CjwKCAiAjp6BBhAIEiwAkO9WuvCPaDz1Cqd4BpFMem0gRknFf7ZHvgwAIJ54Wozs94fLH61I1VTQ-BoCLccQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Madame de Pompadour depicted as a large gilt sphinx.Probably a store or lobby decorative display item. 1930s-1950s in the style of Louis XV. Composition. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/figurative-sculptures/madame-pompadour-depicted-as-large-gilt-sphinx/id-f_4698023/?gclid=CjwKCAiAjp6BBhAIEiwAkO9WungrSwr4y6Gzc9Q5fpNkbKapq_ZifafAFXYk2Cs8f8pJK941f-pEmhoCygEQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Pen shell inlaid brass sphinx. Undated. Scarborough House. Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2657785/scarborough-house-penshell-inlaid-brass-sphinx?gclid=CjwKCAiAjp6BBhAIEiwAkO9Wuo3BtefQxCxjnFjL0uNMxleIWuZodenyVrXZ9wQ2Pz3_4uh2nvjHbBoCH6oQAvD_BwE
Cast gilt bronze chenets modeled as sphinxes that feather a rich blue rocaille cartouche with fleur de lys. Based on a pair of sphinx chenets made ca. 1710 Guillaume de Grof (1680-1742) who was patronized by King Louis XIV. 1850-1899. French. Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.chairish.com/product/2618327/pair-of-19th-century-gilt-bronze-sphinx-chenets-with-fleur-de-lys-cartouche

Egyptian Revival neckwear. From different points in the 20th century but all fun. Egyptian Revival is one of the ones that never really goes away.


Scarab motif pendant necklace modeled as a pair of mirrored stylized lotus leaves, their stems intertwining underneath, sandwiching a scarab enameled in shades of blue, ochre, and green. Suspended on two short lengths of chain from a pair of side attachments embellished with plique-à-jour enamel. Early 1900s. Possibly German. Jugendstil with an Egyptian Revival flavor. Clearly marked on the back with a dragonfly. Image © 2016 Nouveau Deco Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Jewellery/Arts-Crafts-Egyptian-Revival-Pendant-Necklace.Html#main
Egyptian Revival pendant modeled as a seated pharaoh. 1960s. American. Kenneth J. Lane, maker. Maker’s marks: © mark for Kenneth Lane on the reverse. © 2020 Poshmark, Inc. Fair use license. via https://poshmark.com/listing/1960s-Kenneth-Lane-Egyptian-Revival-Necklace-5c0db5428a2ff67283ef7071
Pendant modeled as the god Horus with a figure in the center. ca. 1920. Art déco. Enamel. Maker not known. Image © 2020 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/egyptian-revival-necklace-art-deco-1734934718

Make your home look like Nefertiti is coming to stay. Plates of Ancient Egyptian décor from when Egyptian Revival was the chicest style. “Farbige Dekorationen.” Written by Helmuth Theodor Bossert, it was published in Berlin in 1928.Captions in German, French and English on the original document. Please enlarge the images to read them in French or English.

Plate VIII. Egypt. Figures 20 and 21. Thebes (Schêch Abd el-Gurna) hälfte des 15. Jahrh v. Chr. Page 54. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n54/mode/2up


Plate X. Egypt. Figures 26-33. Theben (Thebes) (Schêch Abd el-Gurna). Etwa 1380-1370 v. Chr. Page 58. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n58/mode/2up
Plate XI. Egypt. Figure 34. Tell el-Amarna. Um 1370 v. Chr. Page 60. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n60/mode/2up
Plate XII. Egypt. Theben (Thebes) Figures 35. (Kurnet Murai) um. 1350 v. Chr.. Figure 36. ( (Schêch Abd el-Gurna). Um 1090 v. Chr. Page 62. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n62/mode/2up
Plate XIII. Egypt. Figure 37. Sakkâra. Ende des 8 Jahrh BC. Figure 38. Theben (Thebes). Um. 1120 v. Chr. Figure 39. Philae. Um 370 v. Chr und 3. Jahrh v. Chr. Page 64. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n64/mode/2up

Egyptian Revival with a Tiffany Studios spin. Egyptian Revival has been going in and out of fashion for around 200 years. It always comes back. All of that with that extra fabulousness.

Bookends. ca. 1920. American. Gilt bronze with polychrome decoration. Maker’s marks: Impressed “TIFFANY STUDIOS/NEWYORK/2032” Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2020/design-2/tiffany-studios-pair-of-egyptian-bookends
Pair of cast bronze wall sconces/plaques with turtle bank inserts. ca. 1920. American. Maker’s marks: stamped “TIFFANY STUDIOS NEW YORK.” Image  2020 © Antiquarian Traders, Inc. Fair use license. via http://antiquariantraders.com/shop-antiques/bronze/rare-pr-of-tiffany-cast-bronze-egyptian-revival-wall-sconesplaques/

Carved favrile glass Egyptian collar baluster form vase, the shoulder carved with a band of flowers. ca. 1912. American. Maker’s marks: Engraved “L. C. Tiffany Favrilte 7175N”. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/vases/carved-tiffany-favrile-glass-egyptian-collar-vasetiffany-studios/id-f_15598842/

Style sheets to make any space look a bit fancier. Ancient Egyptian designs from Helmuth Theodor Bossert’s work “An encyclopaedia of colour decoration from the earliest times to the middle of the XIXth century” which was published in Berlin in 1928.

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“Thebes, beginning of the 15th century, BC.” Egypt. Figures 16 and 17. Page 51. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n50/mode/1up

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“Egypt. Thebes. First half of the 15th century BC.” Figures 20 and 21. Page 54. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n54/mode/1up

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“Egypt. Thebes. First quarter of the 15th century BC.” Figures 18 and 19. Page 52.Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n52/mode/1up

Egyptian Revival for our first public (free) posting of 2020 on my patreon page. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/32895864

Five items, not just the one. The third made by Faberge and owned by Russia’s last tsar.

Should you be interested in supporting my work and can, please see what’s available at the various levels of which there are three.

Traveling through history of Photography...Dancers in Egyptian Revival Dresses, by Savitch Demeter, ca.1925.
Russian dancers performing an Egyptian Revival dance in costume. ca. 1925. Savitch Demeter, photographer. In the public domain due to age. via https://tr.pinterest.com/pin/72128031505494945/?lp=true

More Egyptian Revival items in my patreon public (free) post in my fall-winter series for today. Link below.

https://www.patreon.com/posts/31812898

A few more items than usual. Being sent lots of good ones by various friends/collaborators. They are terrific.

Should you be interested in supporting my work and can, please check out what’s available at the various levels. Thanks! Sarah.

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Maria Isabel of Braganza queen of Spain as founder of the Museum del Prado, her left hand resting on a gilded Egyptian Revival table. 1829. Oil on canvas. Bernardo López Piquer, artist )1801-1874). Collection of the Museo del Prado, Madrid. In the public domain in the United States because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Maria_Isabel_of_Portugal_in_front_of_the_Prado_in_1829_by_Bernardo_L%C3%B3pez_y_piquer.jpg