This artworks can be included to your collection :
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…
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…
Impressionist view of the Afon Miwl’s bridge (Abermule, Wales) By Henri Ottevaere (Belgian school) – Circa 1915 H. 13,6 in. ; W. 17,5 in. This painting was realized during the Ottevaere trip to England in the early twentieth century. It is representative of an impressionist period of Henri Ottevaere, whose productions shows some symbolism. After he will work in the style of Tervuren’s school ( Belgian Barbizon School). This bridge still exist today. We found it on…
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…
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.
Table with stylized flowers inlay Louis XV period, around 1750 H. 71 cm; L. 50 cm; P. 36 cm In the manner of Léonard Boudin’s models, this small table with feet called “in needle”, is decorated on each side and the tray of stylized flowers in Kingwood on a background of Satin wood. It opens with a side drawer.
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.
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…