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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…
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.
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…
Rare bidriware indian candlestick Early 19th century H. 4,6 in. ; 6,4 in. Decorated with repeating flowers and foliate bands of inlaid silver.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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…
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…