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Lady desk said ‘Bonheur du Jour’, ca. 1780

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Lady desk said ‘Bonheur du Jour’ Louis XVI period, Parisian work, circa 1780 Stamped Jacques-Laurent COSSON Bonheur du jour based on tapered legs and fluted, wearing high shoes finely chiseled in bronze water leaves and wearing rings denticles. This piece of furniture called ‘bonheur du jour’, typical of very feminine productions of the late eighteenth century, could at the same time serve as extra office, dressing table, small cabinet with shelves presentation and marble top.…
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Large chinese ginger jar with lamp – 19th century

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Large ginger jar mounted with lamp 19th century, mounting of the same period H. pot: 35 cm (13.8 in) – H. pot and basis: 40 cm (15.75 in) H. stalk: from 34 to 52 cm (13.4 to 20.5 in) Ginger jar of ovoid form, painted with blossoming prunus branches on cracked ice grounds, in the manner of Kangxi models.
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Large silver Thali – India, Early 18th c.

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Rare silver Thali India, Deccan – Mughal period, early 18th century L. 43 cm (16,9 in.) Large lotus shaped silver Thali (lunch plate). Thali were used at feast, lunches or ritual offerings to deities during the mughal period in India. Some large oval, and circular models engraved with a similar decoration, are presented in the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and published in Terlinden, Mughal Silver Magnificence(1987)
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LOPEZ, Gaspare – Still life with a potted orange tree – Italy, 17th century

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Gaspare LOPEZ (Naples 1650 – Florence 1732) Still life : obelisk with a potted orange tree View : H. 10 in ; W. 2’1″ By Gaspare Lopez, the Italian flowers master of the 17th century – called “Gaspare dei Fiori” A great rococo sculpted vase with a potted and flowered orange tree, an obelisk in the background. On the left, flowers and reeds are reflected in a pond.  Flowers highlighted in the center of the painting is a…
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Louis XIV table in the manner of Pierre Gole

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Louis XIV table with floral marquetry   in the manner of Pierre Gole (1620-1684)  Adorned with flower arrangements on the plateau (surrounded by a bronze mold) – on three sides, on the feet, with a simple veneer at the back it opens with a large drawer. Louis XIV Style  H. 31,8 in. ; W. 37,4 in. ; D. 22,8 in. With an undeniable decorative effect, this table made around 1850 will immerse you in the great French taste of the seventeenth century. It…
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Maharaja’s silver thread embroidered rug – India, 19th c.

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Ceremonial Maharaja’s rug with silver thread embroidered on red and green velvet. This embroidery can be used on floor or as a table rug. Zardosi or Aari work – India, 19th century (W. 68 in)
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Mahogany chairs and armchairs set – ca. 1810

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Two armchairs and two chairs set Solid mahogany First french Empire period (napoleonic) circa 1810
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Mahogany Louis XIV bookcase, circa 1690

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Copper and Mahogany inlaid bookcase Louis XIV period, circa 1690 H. 78,3 in ; W. 40,1 in ; D. 14,2 in Opening by two doors, this bookcase is fully inlaid with mahogany – a rarely used wood for this period, all inlaid with a rich copper decor in geometric frames on the front and sides. This type of decoration traditionally met on black lacquered furniture here is used to meet the copper and wood color, putting…
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Mantel clock “peace and war” – ca. 1785

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Mantel clock – Love triumphant War Louis XVI period, after a drawing by François Vion H. 13 in ; W. 10,3 in ; D. 5,9 in Original movement – with a complicated calendar. Exceptional bronze clock finely crafted and presented in its original mercury gilding. On the theme of War and Peace, or Love triumphant over war, sometimes still made in the eighteenth century as ‘pièce de bureau à l’Amour et à Mars’. Allegories are represented by two…
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Minerva and Themis clock, 1780 – The same at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

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MINERVA AND THEMIS CLOCK  Louis XVI period Paris, circa 1780 Calendar complication movement Materials : white and black marble, gilt bronzes Dimensions : H. 27,6 in ; W. 23 in ; D. 6,7 in Exceptional timepiece from the Louis XVI period, from the tallest clocks produced under the Louis XVI period, in white Carrara marble and gilt bronzes. Two allegorical gilt bronze figures of Athena and Themis on a neoclassical architecture. The same model exhibited in the Musée des…
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MOONLIGHT ON THE VESUVIUS FROM SORRENTO – ITALY, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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Moonlight on the Vesuvius from Sorrento Italy, early 19th century View : H. 8 in ; W. 10 in   View on the Vesuvius from Sorrento, some fishermen at night in an Italian landscape. Referring the Naples bay’s map, we may propose that this view was taken from the creek of Sorrento, in the south. Oil on panel, presented with his gilt wood original frame.   The « Grand Tour » During the 18th and 19th centuries,…
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Pedestal chimeras by Jean-Joseph CHAPUIS

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Pedestal with Chimeras By Jean-Joseph Chapuis (1765-1864) Brussels, about 1810-1820 Materials: mahogany, patinated and gilded wood, turquoise blue capella marble Dimensions: H. 76.5 cm; D. 74 cm Stamp: unsigned Resting on a mahogany veneer plinth and ornamented with barrel-shaped bronze wheels, this pedestal stands by a central Doric column flanked by three carved wooden Eels, patinated in the color of bronze and embossed with gilding on the crests, teeth and eyes. All support a circular…
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