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