This artworks can be included to your collection :
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.
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 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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…