Pair of gilt and green painted metal candlesticks in the Gothic taste. 19th c. Possibly French. Maker not known. Image © 2020 DREWEATTS 1759 LTD. Fair use license. via
Pair of candlesticks in brass, mounted on a wide rounded pedestal base with a column step with a central angled knop with Gothic style cutouts and castellated round top candleholders. The body is decorated with red and green enamels with red enamel also applied to the base. 19th c. Gothic Revival. Possibly made in India. Not marked. Image
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Pair of tall gilded Gothic Revival pricket candlesticks. ca. 1850. English. Image
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Set of three solid brass altar candle holders decorated at the bottom with a church and cross in the center of each side. Made to be used in a church. Antique, ca. 1900 or earlier. Gothic Revival. Image © 2021 Chairish, Inc. and the Gilded Lion, Scottsdale, Arizona. Fair use license. via
Porcelain cathedral form mantel clock with a light green ground and gilt highlights. The clock face set above faux stained glass windows and the arched doorway painted with a foreground and cathedral in the distance, set on a rectangular base with an imitation marble and geometric floral band design. ca. 1830. French. Dagoty, maker. Maker’s marks: Iron-red stenciled mark “ Ancienne Maison Dagoty / Ed. Honore A Paris / 4 Boulevard Poissoniere” to the underside. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/gothic-revival-dagoty-honore-porcelain-cathedral-form-mantel-clock/id-f_5046143/?gclid=CjwKCAiAsaOBBhA4EiwAo0_AnKUJiOv6z-XjYr5BJwIIo9jC583u7IvpOTr1OinJQC1S_ZkGejOFHxoCBz8QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds .
Large gilt brass bracket or mantel clock, the case, with engraved floral decoration and applied colored cabochon jewel mounts, encloses a gilt 7″ Roman dial with a finely scroll engraved center and an eight day spring driven movement with anchor escapement chiming the quarters on a nest of two bells. ca. 1870. Gothic Revival. French. The movement having been made in Saint Nicolas d’ Aliermont, by Pierre-Honoré-César Pons and then finished by the Parisian Clock maker, Louis Achille Brocot. Retailed by Hall and Company, Manchester, England. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/large-19th-century-french-gothic-revival-mantel-clock/id-f_11810171/.
Gilt shelf clock in the form of the west facade of Reims Cathedral. The case of finely detailed cast and fire gilt bronze. The dial of twelve porcelain Roman numeral chapters is in the rose window opening. Blued steel sunburst hands, spring-powered, eight-day time and strike movement that has a silk thread suspension and external count-wheel, the gong mounted in the inlaid wooden plinth being controlled by the movement. ca. 1835. Gothic Revival. French. Maker’s marks: strike movement marked “Cailly Freres”. Image © 2021 Bidsquare Inc. and Skinner Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.bidsquare.com/online-auctions/skinner/gilt-reims-cathedral-form-shelf-clock-93474
Gilt Reims Cathedral-form Shelf Clock
Patinated inkstand together with two similar spill vases. Mid 19th c. Gothic Revival. Molded with tracery. Image © 2020 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/12an01-estate-of-lee-b-anderson/catalogue/1247-gothic-revival-patinated-metal-inkstand
Inkwell modeled as a medieval helmet with pierced visor with applied cut and chased steel scrolled acanthus ornaments that is raised on a concave shield form base with three ball feet. The hinged top opens to reveal the inkwell. 19th c. Gothic Revival. Probably German. Patinated steel. Image © Jackson’s International Auctioneers and Appraisers. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/75224256254422550/
Inkwell in a Neo-Gothic style with a top that lifts to reveal three round openings resting on a marble plinth base and raised on cast bronze feet. The three glass inkwells are missing. 1875. Neo-Gothic. Patinated bronze and marble. Maker not known. Image © 2020 ROBUCK. Fair use license. via http://robuck.co/collection/curiosities/italian-gothic-revival-period-patinated-brass-and-marble-architectural-model-inkwell-r6803.html
Oval inkwell modeled with cathedral arcades and rosettes that houses two inkwells with lids, a pounce pot and four pen holders. Rectangular Sienna marble base. 1820-1829. Neo-Gothic. French. Gilt bronze and Siena Marble. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/desk-accessories/inkwells/gothic-revival-inkwell-gilt-bronze-sienna-marble-19th-century/id-f_16380242/
Inkstand modeled with a Gothic tracery design with a pierced rose window gallery enclosing a sander, two ink wells and four pen holders. Rectangular base. Victorian. Gothic Revival. Brass. Image © 2020 Mayfair Gallery Limited. Fair use license. via https://www.mayfairgallery.com/antique-victorian-gilt-brass-inkstand-with-gothic-tracery
Chalice. 19th c. Gothic Revival. French. Gilded silver, filigree and enamel with garnets. Makers mark of “PPR”. Image © Luzar Vestments. Fair use license. via http://www.luzarvestments.co.uk/Poussielgue-Rusand_Chalice_6439.htm
Pyx. ca. 1850. French. Silver gilt, enamelled and gem-set. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O94999/pyx-and-case-poussielgue-rusand/
Pyx. 19th c. Engraved silver gilt. Image © 2020 Antiques de Laval. Fair use license. via https://www.antiques-delaval.com/en/items-sold/2157-ciborium-with-silver-gilt-collar-and-punches-goldsmith-poussielgue-rusand-nineteenth.html
Châsse. 19th c. Gold. ca. 1850. Image © Patrimoine et Inventaire d’Aquitaine. Fair use license. via http://inventaire.aquitaine.fr/decouvertes-de-laquitaine/landes/orfevrerie-des-eglises-des-landes/lage-dor-de-lorfevrerie-religieuse-dans-la-seconde-moitie-du-xixe-siecle/
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Dragon or basilisk brooch, a basilisk being a mythological winged creature with large toes and a long, thin tail. Gothic Revival. Gold, diamonds and garnet. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Around-1850-Dragon-Brooch-in-Gold-Diamonds-Garnet-Basilisk-Gothic-Revival-/122656641726
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Title plate from the souvenir folio “Recollections of the Great Exhibition, 1850, London, Lloyd Bros. & Company, Sept 1st 1851.” Depicts a dome from Coalbrookdale and statue of William Shakespeare sculpted by John Bell. 1851. Published in Great Britain. In the public domain due to age. via https://babylonbaroque.wordpress.com/2010/06/24/the-great-exhibition-1851/
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“Eighth Frontispiece. Gothic design concept. Batty and Thomas Langley, inventors and sculptors, 1741.” Plate XXIV, page 63 from “Ancient Architecture, restored and improved by a great variety of grand and usefull designs, entirely new, in the Gothick Mode, for the ornamenting of buildings and gardens,” written by the Langleys and published in London in 1742. Collection of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. Public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=gri.ark:/13960/t0ns4cg1f&view=1up&seq=63
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Brise fan in a Gothic Revival style. ca. 1830. Probably made in England. Gilt metal, ribbon, spangles, pigment, and horn. Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Cc0 License 1.0. via https://archive.org/details/clevelandart-1916.329-brise-fan-gothic-rev