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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…

Raymond QUIBEL – White roses – Rouen’s impressionist school

Impressionist’s white roses By Raymond Quibel Rouen’s impressionist school, first half of the XXth century H. 12,6 in. ; W. 16 in. Provenance : Private collection in Grenoble, work acquired from the artist then transmitted by inheritance to the last owner.  Original gilt wood frame. Raymond QUIBEL (1883-1978) Raymond Quibel exhibited at the “Salon de l’École française” in 1912 and 1913 and then to “Société des Artistes Rouennais”, the “Société Nationale des Beaux Arts” in 1922…

Henri OTTEVAERE – Abermule (Wales) ca. 1915

Impressionist view of the Afon Miwl’s bridge (Abermule, Wales) By Henri Ottevaere (Belgian school) – Circa 1915 H. 13,6 in. ; W. 17,5 in. This painting was realized during the Ottevaere trip to England in the early twentieth century. It is representative of an impressionist period of Henri Ottevaere, whose productions shows some symbolism. After he will work in the style of Tervuren’s school ( Belgian Barbizon School). This bridge still exist today.  We found it on…

A neoclassical vase after a model by Jean-Louis Prieur – 19th century

A neoclassical vase After a model by Jean-Louis Prieur 19th century H. 10,6 in

Prosper LECOURTIER – A spaniel bringing a pheasant

A spaniel bringing a pheasant By Prosper Lecourtier (1851-1924) – Signed on the base. Bronze with numismatic patina. H. 4,5 in ; Total Width : 6,3 in Prosper LECOURTIER (1851-1924) French animal sculptor, Prosper Lecourtier learns in the Emannuel fremiet’s studio. Inheriting his passion for animals, however he produced smaller works. Expressing his talent in various hunting scenes, he differs from his master by the expression of the movement of his subjects. Lecourtier, by his…

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…

Large chinese ginger jar with lamp – 19th century

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.

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…
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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…

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.…