I N T E R I O R & G A R D E N D E S I G N – A N T I Q U E S
Graduated in the IESA and the finest parisian galleries, Pierre-Alain Clostermann is pleased to greet you with his selection of french and indian Decorative Arts, carefully chosen in view of their quality and their historic interest, characteristic of a time
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…
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)
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…