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The Authentic Antique Collection of Braxton Dixon, legendary builder.

Authentic Antiques from all over the world collected by Braxton Dixon and now available for sale.  Search the site, make an appointment and pay us a visit to get your one-of-a-kind antique.

Special Pieces

Fabulous heavy Brass piece from a stone column at the entrance to a mansion in Newport,Rhode Island.  It would make a fantastic wall hanging or a fireplace cover in the summertime. It belongs in a special place in a special home.  It measures 25 inches tall X 20 inches wide. Price on request

Fabulous heavy Brass piece from a stone column at the entrance to a mansion in Newport,Rhode Island.  It would make a fantastic wall hanging or a fireplace cover in the summertime. It belongs in a special place in a special home.  It measures 25 inches tall X 20 inches wide.

Price on request

This is a wonderful galvanized metal piece which measures 8 feet long and 14 inches wide.  It is very unusual as it has round flower wreaths under which  are ribbons and bows fashioned into the metal. Between the wreaths are symbols with plumes or scrolls on two sides and at the top.  This piece would be fabulous as a  border in a boudoir or ladies bath. It certainly makes a statement and is very feminine.  Price upon request

 

Close up of Galvanized Metal piece

Close up of Galvanized Metal piece

 
Chinese Rosewood Carving of old man with basket on one side holding a pipe. All intricately carved and is seated on carved base.  12 inches tall and base is 28 inches around.   SOLD

Chinese Rosewood Carving of old man with basket on one side holding a pipe. All intricately carved and is seated on carved base.  12 inches tall and base is 28 inches around.  

SOLD

Back side of Chinese Carving

Back side of Chinese Carving

Side view of Chinese Carving

Side view of Chinese Carving

This is a bronze done by the Russian artist, Mikhail Chemiakine.  It measures 5  1/2 inches X5 1/2 inches.  After being sent to the Gulag and escaping he went to Paris and then in 1981 to New York City.  This particular was cast when he was doing his Carnival series. His daughter Dorothee, is also an artist, as was his wife, Rebekkah. Price on request

This is a bronze done by the Russian artist, Mikhail Chemiakine.  It measures 5  1/2 inches X5 1/2 inches.  After being sent to the Gulag and escaping he went to Paris and then in 1981 to New York City.  This particular was cast when he was doing his Carnival series. His daughter Dorothee, is also an artist, as was his wife, Rebekkah.

Price on request

This shows side view of the pair

This shows side view of the pair

Regal Pair African Bronze Sculptures.  King and Queen with baby in her lap are of the African tribal art and beautifully cast. Each figure sits in his throne chair. The chairs are separate from the bodies.  The detail of the hair styles are indicative of the Ashanti Tribe which was in Ghana. Price on request

Regal Pair African Bronze Sculptures.  King and Queen with baby in her lap are of the African tribal art and beautifully cast. Each figure sits in his throne chair. The chairs are separate from the bodies.  The detail of the hair styles are indicative of the Ashanti Tribe which was in Ghana.

Price on request

Detail of Kings head with crown

Detail of Kings head with crown

Detail of King's Face

Detail of King's Face

Detail of the Queen's hair style

Detail of the Queen's hair style

Detail of Queen's face

Detail of Queen's face

This lock with original black porcelain door knobs, striker, and key was on the door I built on Old Hickory Lake for Johnny Cash.  It is signed and dated: D M and Co., New Haven, Ct.  patented  May 5, 1863 and June 7,1864. This lock was on the door on the lower floor and was used as the entrance door from the carport where he parked his cars. Price upon request

This lock with original black porcelain door knobs, striker, and key was on the door I built on Old Hickory Lake for Johnny Cash.  It is signed and dated: D M and Co., New Haven, Ct.  patented  May 5, 1863 and June 7,1864. This lock was on the door on the lower floor and was used as the entrance door from the carport where he parked his cars.

Price upon request

This will show dates of patents

This will show dates of patents

 
Wonderful Tin Piece with star in center and twisted columns on either side. It measures 15 inches wide and 18 inches in height.

Wonderful Tin Piece with star in center and twisted columns on either side. It measures 15 inches wide and 18 inches in height.

Beautiful intricate designed iron gate, perfect for a garden.  Measures 5 feet 4 inches long and 3 feet tall.

Beautiful intricate designed iron gate, perfect for a garden.  Measures 5 feet 4 inches long and 3 feet tall.

This Art Nouveau Inkwell is a perfect example of this period. It is brass and is 10 inches long and 4 inches wide.  There is no inkwell with it but for collectors it would be an interesting search to find just the right one for it.  1920's period.

This Antique Tin piece came out of the bawdy house run by the famous madam, Belle Brezing in Lexington Ky. It was removed when the house came down in the early 70's. It was in the center of the dining room and a chandelier hung from the center of the tin piece.  It measures 4'X4' and would be wonderful used in the same way in a bath or powder room SOLD

This Antique Tin piece came out of the bawdy house run by the famous madam, Belle Brezing in Lexington Ky. It was removed when the house came down in the early 70's. It was in the center of the dining room and a chandelier hung from the center of the tin piece.  It measures 4'X4' and would be wonderful used in the same way in a bath or powder room

SOLD

 
Beautifully carved Walnut Pedestal.  Measures 39 inches in height and there is a 10 inch round base for piece of art at the top.  Came from a Victorian house in Louisville, Kentucky.  ca: 1890's  

Beautifully carved Walnut Pedestal.  Measures 39 inches in height and there is a 10 inch round base for piece of art at the top.  Came from a Victorian house in Louisville, Kentucky.  ca: 1890's

 

Show detail in carving

Show detail in carving

 
Wonderful oil in original Victorian frame. Signed R.Heartman.  Lovely scene of hummingbirds tending their nest. ca:1890's.  Overall size is 14 inches wide X 16 inches in height. Price on request

Wonderful oil in original Victorian frame. Signed R.Heartman.  Lovely scene of hummingbirds tending their nest. ca:1890's.  Overall size is 14 inches wide X 16 inches in height.

Price on request

This will show the back of the frame.

This will show the back of the frame.

 
Unusual Victorian beaded Screen. SOLD

Unusual Victorian beaded Screen.

SOLD

Brass Pedestal in Blue Cobalt with delicate French painting and decorative Brass base. SOLD

Brass Pedestal in Blue Cobalt with delicate French painting and decorative Brass base.

SOLD

Adorable small Victorian Foot Stool. Part of Braxton Dixon's unique collection which spans 70 years.  Maroon Velvet on the outside surrounding a smaller circle of dark navy velvet which surrounds yet another circle of delicate painted flowers with an intricately carved rosette of maple wood in the very center. The foot stool is made of maple and has four gracefully carved little maple feet perfect for a ladies delicate feet to rest, or a pretty addition at the foot of a wonderful Victorian chair. Its circumference is 14 inches and is 4 inches high.  

Adorable small Victorian Foot Stool. Part of Braxton Dixon's unique collection which spans 70 years.  Maroon Velvet on the outside surrounding a smaller circle of dark navy velvet which surrounds yet another circle of delicate painted flowers with an intricately carved rosette of maple wood in the very center. The foot stool is made of maple and has four gracefully carved little maple feet perfect for a ladies delicate feet to rest, or a pretty addition at the foot of a wonderful Victorian chair. Its circumference is 14 inches and is 4 inches high.

 

This shows the bottom of the foot stool with its 4 little carved feet.

This shows the bottom of the foot stool with its 4 little carved feet.

Close up of carved maple wood rosette.

Close up of carved maple wood rosette.

Small, beautiful brass sconce of flowers and leaves delicately interspersed with two lights for smallcandle bulbs makes and interesting feminine fixture for any ladies boudoir or bath.  

Small, beautiful brass sconce of flowers and leaves delicately interspersed with two lights for smallcandle bulbs makes and interesting feminine fixture for any ladies boudoir or bath.

 

Close up of delicate flower on the sconce

Close up of delicate flower on the sconce

 
1920s Advertising Sign for restaurant in Kentucky showing prices for Sunday dinner. Measures 4 feet by 2 1/2 feet. 

1920s Advertising Sign for restaurant in Kentucky showing prices for Sunday dinner. Measures 4 feet by 2 1/2 feet. 

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