This artworks can be included to your collection :
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…
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.
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…
Adult Turquoise parakeet, ringed Born in Belgium in 2011 L. 20 cm; Diameter: 3.9 cm Ring of the BOF (Belgian Ornithological Federation) n ° 3,9 / 11 – 002 – BOF – AC 677 The Turquoisine Parakeet (Neophema pulchella) is a small endemic parrot in Australia.
Young Kakariki with yellow forehead Born in France in 2009 L. 13 cm; Diameter: 4.5 cm Ring of the UOF (Union Ornithologique de France) n ° F – 09 / 4,5 – 561 – UOF – 11/0501 The Golden-headed Parakeet or Yellow-fronted Kakariki (Cyanoramphus auriceps) is a small endemic parrot in New Zealand.
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…
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…
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…
White porcelain biscuit low relief After Jacques-Louis David : Napoléon passant le col du Grand Saint Bernard Sèvres manufactory, circa 1810 H. 9 in. ; W. 7 in. After the original painting by David, located in the Chateau de la Malmaison (dated 1801). Original gilt wood frame.
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…