This artworks can be included to your collection :
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
Moonlight on the Vesuvius from Sorrento Italy, early 19th century View : H. 8 in ; W. 10 in View on the Vesuvius from Sorrento, some fishermen at night in an Italian landscape. Referring the Naples bay’s map, we may propose that this view was taken from the creek of Sorrento, in the south. Oil on panel, presented with his gilt wood original frame. The « Grand Tour » During the 18th and 19th centuries,…
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.
Candlesticks pair By Jean-Charles Delafosse Paris, Louis XVI period, circa 1780 H. 19,5 cm (7,7 in) Made in white Carrara marble and gilt bronze, this candlesticks was quiver shaped, inspired by the drawings of Jean-Charles Delafosse for the Comte d’Artois in his bedroom in the Château de Bagatelle.
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…