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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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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.
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.