This Regency period painted miniature features ethereal dancing figures of mother and son. French, c. 1820. Melody Rodgers.
Like every mother, every Mother’s Day gift should be unique. Happily, uniqueness is our specialty at The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center. See here for 10 original, rare, and beautiful gifts for the woman who gave you everything. You can browse our collection on the-maac.com, including our NEW arts & antiques for more gift ideas, and see our post Icons of Motherhood for our favorite depictions of motherhood at The MAAC.
1. For The Mother Ever In Style
“Art Deco Woman” by Erte (1892-1990), signed and numbered, 14K gold, sterling silver, mother of pearl, and diamonds, American, 1970. Leah Gordon Gallery.
2. For the Art Lover
Powerful African Senufo wood figure of a seated mother and child, Ivory Coast. Hemingway African Gallery.
3. Flowers That Last Forever
Floral “Firework” Paperweight with Three Flowers, glass, 20th century. Michael’s Antiques
4. For The Chef
Set of 4 glass dessert plates, bright blue glass, American, circa 1950-1960. Sooky Goodfriend
5. For The Brooch Lover
18K Gold Dog Pin with a Sapphire Nose and Diamond Eye. 18K gold with diamond and sapphires, Italian, 1960s. Brian Stewart Gallery.
6. For The Decorator
Pair of wrought iron & glass Edgar Brandt table lamps, France, 1930s. Paul Stamati Gallery.
7. The Classic Look
Incredible Hermes scarf, “Vendanges”, silk, France. Treasures & Pleasures.
8. For The Reader
First edition Breakfast at Tiffany”s by Truman Capote. Original cloth and original dust jacket, American, 1958. Manhattan Rare Book Co.
9. For Precious Keepsakes
Silver gilt and enamel circular box and cover with a painted floral scene, France, c. 1890. Rosalie Clauson Antiques.
10. For the Dressing Table
Baccarat gilded crystal dresser articles, Empire pattern. featuring a perfume atomizer bottle, and boxes, France. Intertrus