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Charles CRESSENT – Commode in amaranth, c. 1730

COMMODE IN AMARANTH  By Charles Cressent, around 1725-1735  H. 34 in ; W. 39 in ; D. 21 in     Marquetry of amaranth on a soul of pine and oak, walnut drawers. Our commode has the typical assembling characteristics of the furniture made by Charles Cressent and the bronze ornaments of his repertoire, which does not found in no other cabinetmaker because Cressent was foundryman of his own models.  The squared falls applied to…

An indian ivory and rosewood casket – Vizagapatam, c. 1740

An Indian ivory and rosewood casket Vizagapatam – India, circa 1740 Dimensions (approx.): H. 6,7 in. ; W. 16,5 in. ; D. 12,6 in. This casket presenting a rare size and quality of vegetal decoration – in the Italian manner called ‘Tarsia a incastro’ (ivory flowers are directly inlaid into the solid rosewood, which reserves have been previously carved for each element) this great chest is decorated on all sides and opening by a drawer. The…

Silver flywhisk or ‘Chauri’ – India, 18th century

Flywhisk or Chauri  Repoussé silver and horse hair India, Mughal dynasty, 18th century. Height: 30 cm (11,8 in)

Large silver Thali – India, Early 18th c.

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)

JG. VAN BLARENBERGHE – Promenade of the royal family in Versailles, c. 1745

Jacques Guillaume VAN BLARENBERGHE  Walk the royal family in the park of Versailles  Around 1745  Oil on canvas (except frame: H. 22 cm, L. 28 cm)  Exceptional representation treated in miniature quality, presenting a young marmot showman distracting the court in a grove called “Jardin du Roi” at the Grand Trianon of Versailles.  Provenance: Princess of Faucigny-Lucinge, born of Choiseul-Gouffier, great-granddaughter of Count de Choiseul (provenance label on the back)  Catalog Raisonné: This work is illustrated in…

Lacquered and tortoiseshell powder box – circa 1780

Powder box or snuffbox  Louis XVI period, circa 1780 D. 8,5 cm (3,35 in) Chocolate color striped on white background, the inside with tortoiseshell. This box showing a miniature with putti playing in a garden.

French Rouen’s earthenware – Blue and red plate, circa 1700-1720

PLATE WITH RADIATING DECORATION France (Rouen) Circa 1700-1720 Plate with blue and red radiating pelmets decoration, shells, foliage leaves and flowers at the center. Diameter : 9,7 in. Origins : – Robert Damilaville’s collection (sticker) – Sold in Paris – december 22nd, 1894. – Pierre Vandermeersch’s collection (sticker) – 31 rue des Saints Pères, Paris.

Minerva and Themis clock, 1780 – The same at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs

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…

A Rouen’s earthenware Bouquetière, early 18th century

A Rouen earthenware wall “Bouquetière” Poterat’s workshop, circa 1710-1720 H. 3,8 in ; W. 6,9 in ; D. 3,5 in Blue and red underglaze flower ornaments on a band, alternately with red crosses and red foliages on blue background.

A Louis XV Satine and kingwood encoignure after B.V.R.B. II

A Louis XV satine and kingwood marquetry bombe encoignure After a drawing by Bernard II Van Riesen Burgh (BVRB II) Louis XV period, circa 1760 H. 35 in ; W. 19 in ; D. 19,5 in One door with stylized kingwood flowers on Satine wood background, inlaid on oak. The inner side of the door offers rosewood fillets in a geometric designs. Top red original marble (restored) Rare inlaid model with a typical drawing only…

SEVRES – Three compartment salt cellar, ca. 1770

Three compartment salt cellar Soft porcelain – Sèvres blue mark at the back; mark of painter : g Transition period, circa 1770 H. 3.5 in – D. 3.6 in Three compartment basket shaped salt cellar, linked by basket-handle with gilt ribbons knotted on the top. White background decorated with nets and friezes (leaf gilding refurbishment) This triple salt cellar model, known as à trois compartiments, was invented by the Manufacture de Sèvres at the end of 1760 (Svend Eriksen, Sèvres Porcelain, The James A. Of Rothschild Collection…

Mahogany Louis XIV bookcase, circa 1690

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…