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Bernardi’s Antiques sells fine French and other Europeon Bronze and Marble.
We carry many Fine Antique Clocks, Marble Busts, Bronze Figures, Candelabras, Chandeliers, Lighting, etc…
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19th Century French Bronze & Crystal centerpiece with 2 Putti figures under a round crystal plate and flute.
French Bronze- Signed Limousin Art Deco Birds. Circa 1930.
A French bronze figure of a two birds about to take flight in the lovely art deco style, it dates circa 1930, France. It is signed by Jacques Limousin, who specialized in bronze sculptures and miniature metal works. This bronze work is a lovely composition of two birds resting on a tree branch with flowers. The bronze sculpture rests upon a professionally re-purposed platform of hardwood, it features a curved edge that accentuates the signature of the maker at the rear.
Measures: Bronze figure: 6 inches in height x 5 inches wides (7 inches in height with hardwood pedestal)
Pair of French Empire Bronze Candelabra, c. 1810.
A pair of French Bronze Candelabra, that date from the early 19th century (Empire Period). The french bronze is painted with a charcoal and a gold, it is decorated with a unique pattern of scroll, bead, leaf and floral in the design of holders and the platform. Each centre features a mythological figure of a cherub holding up the candle holders to the sky for light, in attempts to remain in balance on a circular sphere, that may gesture a planet. Each candelabra rests upon a burgundy marble platform with accents of gilt and bronze, it is a simple, yet unique decorative composition.
Measures: 13 inches in height.
Excellent Condition: No repairs. ( Minimal surface scratches on the gold, with small dents upon the rim of the candle holders from gentle use. See images for details on condition.)
A French clock with porcelain panels and columns. Having hand painted scenes on the porcelain. Chimes on the half hour and the hour. circa 1880.
measures: 22 inches high.
This is a lovely round bronze jewelry box from France with a beautifully hand painted picnic scene depicting two women and a gentleman sitting under trees enjoying food and drink. The painting is signed Clo Moret and is quite detailed and fine, it lies over pink fabric and under beveled glass in the lid. The bronze exterior of the box features greek key, bead, shell, ribbon and flowers making it very opulent . The interior of the box has a dark burgundy velvet interior. The box is hinged and all components are in excellent condition.
Measures: 1 3/4 inches high x 4 inches in diameter.
Dates: circa 1900.
A stunning French Sevres porcelain and gilt bronze clock having a 4 inch porcelain dial with striking bell on the hour and 1/2 hour.
The ornate gilt bronze case is decorated with inset porcelain portrait panels and floral garland panels. The porcelain face decorated with cherubs.
France, circa 1860.
Art Deco Gilt Bronze Figure – Artist Signed Drouot
A small art deco figure in gilt bronze on a marble pedestal, signed by the artist Edouard Drouot (1859-1945) from France. The figure is simple, yet sophisticatedly made. It has detailed features in the braided hair, the gaze of the face, and the dress accents the movement and curves of the body. The shawl she carries has a lovely dot and line pattern.
The art deco figure is a beautiful representation of liveness and presence of a figure in a dance.
Measures: 7 inches in height.
Signed: ‘Drouot’ for the artist Edouard Drouot.
Condition: No repairs. (Minimal scratches in the gilt, small scratches are visible in the face (see image))
Marble Bust of Child
A large marble bust depicting a classical portrait of a child. The bust of child is quite smooth and fine, as it rests upon a round-shaped pedestal for support and placement. The child appears to be in deep state of contemplation, with lowered eyebrows, a pouty mouth and a alarming stare of emotion. The child is quite animated, and has a sense of human likeness by the soft facial features that evokes an emotional response.
A beautiful art object sculpted in marble, it would make a unique piece for those who adore sculpture of classical figures.
Measures: 20 inches in height.
Excellent Condition: No chips or repairs. (minimal surface scratches, and small scuffed marks on the shoulder- see images for reference.)
Pair of French Patina’d and Gilt Bronze Candlesticks.
A stunning pair of candlesticks, in French Patina’d and gilt bronze. This piece features two lovely columns decorated with acanthus leaves, shells, flowers and scrolls.
This piece is a delightful, yet fantastical bronze pair that is perfect for timeless moments by candle light.
Measures: 10 inches in height.
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Minimal scratches on patina surface (image included).
Pair of Ormolu & Alabaster
A stunning pair of Ormolu & alabaster small vases, it is a unique combination of gilt over metal and alabaster stone. The beautifully carved design in the bottom and holder is painted gilt gold. The design features a pattern of scroll, leaf and bead with a orientalist stylized depiction of a scaled fish figure on either side. Each centre holds a smooth round sphere of alabaster stone in a ivory colour, that is held together by the figures and bottom.
Measures: 9 1/2 inches in height
Excellent Condition: No repairs.( minimal surface scratches in the gilt gold, with small cracks in the centre stone- see images for more details on the condition)
Pair of Tall 19th Century Brass Twist Candlesticks.
A large tall pair of 19th century brass twist candlesticks. Each brass candlestick is a delightful entanglement of two strands of brass dancing together to the candle holder and base of the pedestal. It’s unusual design and shape is what makes this pair a delight for holding candles.
A lovely pair of 19th century brass candlesticks that would be perfect for brightening up any home decor, or space.
Excellent condition: No dents in the brass (minimal surface scratches and small oxidation on the pedestals–see close-up images for details)
This rare pink guilloché enamelled egg shaped snuff box is exquisite.
It has a delicate pink enamel over a guillochéd silver form. Expertly created by a true master because of the extreme difficulty of doing guilloché work over a curved surface such as this. The box opens to reveal a heavy gilt gold interior that is highly polished and unblemished. Hallmarks show Austrian silver marks for .935 as well as French import marks.
Box measures: 2 1/4 inches long x 1 3/4 inches wide.
Measures: Hallmarks show Austrian .935 silver mark and French import marks (pictured).
Excellent condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Closes tightly.
19th Century Chinese Cloisonné Charger with an assortment of light blue fan shapes decorated with birds, butterflies and flowers over a black background on the front and a simple scroll pattern on the back. It has an attached hanger custom made that fits great and is very strong. Unmarked.
Measures: 14 1/2 inch diameter.
Excellent Condition: No dents, cracks or repairs. Shows some tiny divots in the surface as if the enamel settled below the polished surface.
This English Chinoiserie letter holder is a remarkable example of the Orients influence on art in Britain that started in the 18th century. This diminutive black papier maché letter holder is divided into three section that could hold note cards and smaller envelopes. This holder features a gold Chinoiserie design of very fine quality. Perfect for any decor.
Dates: England, circa 1890
Measures: 6 1/2 inches wide x 3 inches deep x 6 inches high (at the back peak).
European Porcelain Perfume Bottle With Hand-Painted Scene
A porcelain perfume bottle with a lovely hand-painted scene, dating back to the Victorian era. The scene depicts a wonderful little traveller in a European village upon a morning stroll in the country. The rim, neck and lid is painted in a bright gold, adding rays of light to the vibrancy of the narrative.
The is a simple, yet beautiful glass piece that would make a splendid gift.
Measures: 5 inches in height with lid. 4.5 inches without lid.
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal scratches on paint of body, with cracks on gold paint from gentle wear, image included)
Unmarked. Most likely Austrian / German.
Large Japanese 19th Century Imari Charger
A large Japanese 19th century Imari charger with a hand painted exterior and interior of a stunning floral design and pattern in orange and blue on white porcelain. The piece has soft petal waves around the edges, giving it a unique flower shape. It is beautifully decorated with a lovely bonsai tree in the centre, with blossoming flowers, leaves and buds.
This is a gorgeous Japanese porcelain piece perfect for decoration, or making a lovely home decor with a timeless art object.
Measures: 14 2/4 inches in diameter
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minor crack with image included)