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A delightful 19th century oil painting on canvas – with a scene of 4 horses standing near a barn. Framed in a large gilt wood frame makes the paintings colours stand out. A wonderful rural English painting that can be displayed anywhere.
Signed: A. Palmer (located on the lower right corner)
A classical bronze statue of a maiden holding a turtle shell lyre in tribute to ‘Triomphe Des Arts’, (possibly Venus) dedicated to the new arts in the public sphere, inspired by love.
Features two inscribed plaques ‘Triomphe Des Arts Par A Gaudez Hors Concours’, and then a presentation plaque reading ‘Le Comite de la Ste De Secours Mutuels De La Ville De St Die. Ason President Pierre Hirsinger 28 – 7 – 1925’ done in 1925. The figure would be dated earlier than this in the 1880’s.
Signed, ‘A.Gaudez’ for Adrien Etienne Gaudez (1845-1902)
Signed. ‘A.Gaudez’ on bronze. Titled on front with 2 plaques (noted above).
Measures: 24 inches tall x 8 1/2 inches wide.
A beautiful winter scene of “Grafton,Ontario” – Oil Painting on Masonite – by artist Gabor Nagy.
Frame measures: 17 inches long x 15 inches wide. Oil on Masonite: 10 inches long x 8 inches wide.
A beautiful portrait study of ‘A native american girl’, coloured oil pastel on paper, by the American artist, Hugo Robus. It features a gestural drawing study of a young native girl with nice facial features, dressed in fine ceremonial wear with a charming ribbon hair piece. Signed H.E. Robus (Hugo Robus 1885-1964) – by the carved frame and subject I would dates this as early 20th century.
Robus is very well know for his modernist bronze sculptures which bring at auction in the tens of thousands of dollars.
Signed. H.E. Robus – lower left
Frame Measures: 18 inches wide x 24 inches long.
Portrait Measures: 11 inches wide x 18 inches long.
A handsome bronze figure of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s David about to throw the stone at Goliath. The original figure is in the Borghese Museum in Rome as a life size marble sculpture. Signed Bernini on base of bronze.
Measures: 11 inches tall x 5 inches wide (3 1/2 inches deep)
A small and decorative oil painting on canvas – English, late 19th century. The scene is of several sheep in a barn lying and standing on hay. A bucket and broom sit in the background as well a small chicken. A bit of light streams in from above.
Signed lower right: A. Jackson (in red).
with Frame measures:
A ‘ Art Deco Marble Inkwell With Bronze Dog Figurine’ (possibly a german shepherd dog), with original ink pot inside the bronze ink pot, with marble pen rest base – dates around circa 1930’s. Perfect for the home or office.
Measures: 8 5/8 inches long x 4 3/4 inches wide.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Gentle wear and age, with a nicely aged patina in the colour of the marble and bronze.)
More information and photos to come.
Pair of Prints – House of Commons, Royal Exchange. Published 1804.
A pair of hand coloured prints with titles, ‘House of Commons’ and ‘Royal Exchange’, published in August 1804 by Richard Phillips, 71 Saint Pauls Church Yard. Each print is beautifully printed from the press, and contains a descriptive illustration depicting a narrative of everyday people in from the ‘House of Commons’ to the ‘Royal Exchange in England’. It features colour and black ink washes of : red, green, brown and blue. The line work is quite impressive and detailed, with a great direction of space and light to captures an experience. Each print had a mat border and lies under a sheet of glass with a dark wooden frame.
A spectacular pair of prints before the age of photography, it would make a timeless object to those who adore prints, or collect fine objects of sorts for the home.
Published: Richard Phillips. 71 St Pauls Church Yard. Collaborators :F. Pugh Del, J. Fittler, Sc:
Measures: Print : 8 inches x 6 inches Frame: 10 1/4 inches x 11 1/2 inches
19th Century – Miniature Italian Pietra Dura Portrait.
A Italian ‘pietra dura’ portrait of a dancer with tambourine, that dates 19th Century. Pietra dura (translates as “hard stone” in Italian) designs are usually micromosaics, or jewelry objects composed of small pieces of stone. The components in this design are rare and unusual, with a subject matter of a figure, it is polished with thinly sliced pieces of stones of: agate, lapis, lazuli, jasper and chalcedony, and placed into a dark background of dark marble. The pietra dura is placed in a gilt frame of a simple rectangle shape and design, with a strong wire hanger at the back.
A unique Italian ‘Pietra Dura’ portrait of timeless elegance and quality, it would make a splendid art object for collectors, or the home.
Frame Measures: 6 inches x 10 inches.
Stone Measures: 4 1/2 inches x 8 1/2 inches
Excellent Condition. Minor patination commensurate with use and age.
A lovely round box made in carved ivory with a wreath decoration. The box is made in two halves with the decoration continuous on both halves. The lid contains a miniature portrait (also on ivory) of a woman surrounded by a beaded brass border. The portrait is signed. The box dates from the Georgian period, circa 1800.
Italian Pietra Dura Portrait of Figure.
A Italian ‘pietra pura’ portrait of an elegantly dressed figure, it dates 19th Century. Pietra dura (translates as “hard stone” in Italian) designs are usually micromosaics, or jewelry objects composed of small pieces of stone. The components in this design are rare and unusual, with a subject matter of a figure, it is polished with thinly sliced pieces of stones of: agate, lapis, lazuli, jasper and chalcedony, and placed into a dark background of dark marble. The pietra dura is placed in a gilt frame of a simple rectangle shape and design, with a wire hanger at the back.
A unique Italian ‘Pietra Pura’ portrait of timeless elegance and quality, it would make a splendid art object for collectors, or the home.
Marked: Unknown maker, Italian origins.
Frame Measures: 5 inches x 8 inches
Stone Measures: 4 inches x 6 inches
Excellent Condition. Minor patination commensurate with use and age.
A small watercolour signed Thomas Williams (bottom right corner). VEZA
Williams is listed as active between 1851-1881.
Scene: VEZA Croatia – coastal view from high above in a rocky setting with castle/church high on cliff.
Painting without frame measures : 9 1/2 inches high x 13 inches wide.
“AT THE BRIDGE” Oil on Canvas by MAURICE LEMAITRE, b. France, 1929-
This is a charming winter scene by French landscape painter, Maurice Lemaitre.
It depicts a country scene of a stone bridge with wooden rails, in winter, near sunset. A man stands beside the walled embankment along the river, watching the flowing water, as ice forms on its surface. Two country cottages, a field, and a forest beyond form the mid-field and background.
This lovely little painting would make a fine addition to a collection of contemporary landscapes.
Marked: Signed by the artist on the front, in the lower left-hand corner of the painting. The gallery sticker is also on the back (pictured).
Measures: Dimensions: Framed: 12″ x 15″. Painting alone: 8″ x 10″.
Early 19th Century Painting on Ivory in burled wood frame.
A miniature painting on ivory, it dates early 19th century, France. The painting depicts a delightful narrative of two ladies sharing a conversation about a book. The painting is a soft combination of muted tones of orange, red, brown, peach and blue on ivory. The brush work is rather fine and detailed, it is carefully rendered to show the liveness of everyday people at the time. The painting lies under glass, with a white border and square shaped frame.
Measures: 3 1/4 inches x 4 1/2 inches
Painting on Ivory After Francois Boucher
A miniature painting on ivory after Francois Boucher (1703-1770) titled “La Cage d’Oiseaux”, this miniature dates from the mid 19th century, France. The painting on ivory is a delightful composition depicting a romantic narrative of young love in the midst of summer. It is beautifully hand-painted in soft muted tones of red, yellow, green, blue, brown and peach. The painting lies under glass with a ivory frame decorated with elegant floral line work in the border.
A lovely miniature painting on ivory after Boucher, perfect for collectors of fine objects, or for those who adore daydreaming about the past.
Measures: 7 1/4 inches x 8 1/4 inches.