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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.
Copper and Mahogany inlaid bookcase Louis XIV period, circa 1690 H. 78,3 in ; W. 40,1 in ; D. 14,2 in Opening by two doors, this bookcase is fully inlaid with mahogany – a rarely used wood for this period, all inlaid with a rich copper decor in geometric frames on the front and sides. This type of decoration traditionally met on black lacquered furniture here is used to meet the copper and wood color, putting…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.