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Walrus ivory Russian box – Archangelsk, c. 1780

18th century Russian walrus ivory box Archangelsk, ca. 1780-1790 H. 4,92 in ; W. 9,25 in ; D. 5,31 in 18th century walrus ivory inlaid box, typical of the Archangelsk city, locted on the White Sea in northern Russia.

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

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.…

LOPEZ, Gaspare – Still life with a potted orange tree – Italy, 17th century

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…

Fireplace screen with mythological tapestry, c. 1720

Fireplace screen Regency period, around 1720 H. 110 cm; L. 69 cm Of animated form in worked walnut on both sides, this screen rests on feet with windings decorated with broad leaves gadrooned and points of shells to the junctions inside and the outside. The frame is decorated with batwing wings forming shell on the bottom rail (on each side) large fluted patterns pointed with flowers on the uprights and accents framing a bouquet of…

VOC porcelain Hanap shaped saucer, c. 1775

Hanap shaped saucer or milk pot East India Company (VOC) porcelain China for export, c. 1770-1780 H. 5,3 in.

Quiver shaped candlesticks by Delafosse, circa 1780.

Candlesticks pair By Jean-Charles Delafosse Paris, Louis XVI period, circa 1780 H. 19,5 cm (7,7 in) Made in white Carrara marble and gilt bronze, this candlesticks was quiver shaped, inspired by the drawings of Jean-Charles Delafosse for the Comte d’Artois in his bedroom in the Château de Bagatelle.

de France’s coat of arms fountain by Lajoue, ca. 1750

de France’s coat of arms fountain by Jacques de Lajoue Maybe drawn for the Chateau de Choisy (noted on the back) Louis XV period H. 1 ft. 3 in. ; W. 1 ft The sculpture allegory by Jacques de Lajoue, unsigned pen and ink wash drawing. Typical work of the finest “rocaille” period. We can compare this drawing with a suit of ‘Modèle de buffets’ and the “The Bath of the Sultana”. Jacques de Lajoue…

‘Lyre’ sconces pair by Pierre Gouthiere

Very rare “lyre” sconces pair – Louis XVI period Pierre Gouthiere’s workshop – Parisian work, circa 1785 H. 19 in ; W. 12,5 in This unique and stylish pair of wall consists of a barrel -shaped lyre motif very popular time of Louis XVI, probably made ​​for a music room. It is surmounted by a mask radiating suspended from a node by all ablaze trimmings. Both sconces fluted curved emerge from the instrument into an…

Mantel clock “peace and war” – ca. 1785

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…

Vietnamese dish – Shipwreck discovery, 15th century

Dish with vegetal decoration Provenance : Shipwreck Treasure of Hoi An Viet Nam Ming Dynasty, around 1430 In 1999 off the coast of Hoi An on the Sea Dragon, a Vietnamese fisherman discovered in his nets several bowls and fragments of pottery decorated in blue on white background. Back to earth and talking about his discovery, experts suggest a dating to the mid-fifteenth century. Very quickly was sent on a barge excavation to proceed with the estimation of…

Very rare 18th century ebony and ivory octant

Very rare 18th century ebony and ivory octant Georges II – Louis XV period, ca. 1750 Radius : 17,8 in Octant ebony and ivory – Signed by the French dealer Decard Bordeaux, retaining the name of the manufacturer * GREGORY fecit * Henry Gregory, optician and manufacturer of measuring instruments in London between 1744 and 1782. Same octant is presented in the collections of the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia – that belonged to John Barry, founder…