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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…
Many more items are available that are not listed here.

Please email us at david@bernardisantiques.com for any questions you may have.

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  • French Gilt Bronze Ewer Shape Clock with Green Onyx Base c.1890

    French Gilt Bronze Ewer Shape Clock with Green Onyx Base c.1890

    A beautiful, small gilt bronze ewer shaped clock with a figural cherub playing aa violin on one side and a playful lion climbing up the other side.  The clock features an 8 day spring movement which allows easy placement anywhere (no pendulum).  The face is a white enamel with colourful garlands and black numerals.

    The base is heavy in a green onyx which is a nice contrast to the gilt body.

    measures 11 inches high.

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  • French Boulle Tortoise Shell and Brass Inlaid Small Clock – circa 1860

    French Boulle Tortoise Shell and Brass Inlaid Small Clock – circa 1860

    A lovely small Boulle work table clock with inlaid brass throughout at red tortoise shell body over wood.  The front has a glass panel that displays the star shaped pendulum.  The face is a white enamel surrounded by brass with black Roman numerals.

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    Pair of Louis Philippe Patina’d and Gilt Bronze Candelabras, France, circa 1840

    Pair of Louis Philippe Patina’d and Gilt Bronze Candelabras, France, circa 1840

    A heavy large pair of Louis Philippe period French bronze candelabras.  Patina’d brown body with gilt bronze highlights of garlands, face masks, paw feet and gilt bobeches.  Each candelabras has 4 arms and centre candle (5 candles total each).

    France, circa 1840.

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  • 19th Century Brass Clock – Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance, with Paris Movement – Medal D’Argent c.1885

    19th Century Brass Clock – Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance, with Paris Movement – Medal D’Argent c.1885

    A handsome brass French clock retailed through Bristol Goldsmiths Alliance from Bristol, England circa 1885.

    Marked on face :  Bristol Goldsmiths All. ce.  – Paris.
    Works stamped with circle “Medal D’argent” mark.

    Bristol Goldsmiths formed in the early 1880s – watch and clock makers, diamond merchants, jewellers, goldsmiths & silversmiths and retailers in Bristol England.

    Coil gong chime that rings on the hour and half hour.

    Measures:  14 1/2 inches high x 9 1/4 inches wide

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  • French 19th Century Clock – Bronze & Walnut – Vincenti & Cie – dated 1855.

    French 19th Century Clock – Bronze & Walnut – Vincenti & Cie – dated 1855.

    A french wood and gilt brass pendulum clock by French clock maker Vincent & Cie.  The walnut wood clock with brown patina is in nice contrast to the applied brass.  The face is enamel with black numerals and the centre of the clock face is pierced brass with blue enamel background.

    The clock chimes on the hour and the half hour – a coil gong.

    Stamped with circle Vincent & Cie. mark with date of 1855.

    Measures: 10 1/2 inches wide x 8 1/4 inches deep x  16 1/2 inches high.

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  • Leon Hatot “ATO” – French Glass Opalescent Clock – R. Lalique made for Hatot.

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    Leon Hatot “ATO” – French Glass Opalescent Clock – R. Lalique made for Hatot.

    A superb Art glass opalescent Art Deco clock by Leon Hatot.  Hatot was a clockmaker making early electric clocks.

    Trading under the name “ATO” from 1923, electric clocks were produced in Besançon in a partially rebuilt factory in the rue de la Rotonde. They were an immediate unprecedented success in the market place. At the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs in 1925, Léon Hatot won a Grand Prix for a whole range of electric clocks, housed in marble, chrome, marquetry and fine wood cases, even in some instances in cases of moulded glass from the famous R.Lalique factories .

    This clock in particular is quite a rare shape.  The electric works have been replaced by a modern battery operated works.

    Measures:  14 1/4 inches wide x 8 1/2 inches high

    Marked in the mold:  L. Hatot (on back left) & “Made in France” on back Right.  the Company name “ATO” appears on the front face of the clock.

     

     

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    French White Marble Sphere Clock with Gilt Bronze Cherub & Fairy Supports c.1900

    French White Marble Sphere Clock with Gilt Bronze Cherub & Fairy Supports c.1900

    A whimsical white marble sphere shaped clock with a cherub and a fairy supporting the sphere.  The gilt bronze is in nice contrast to the white marble background.  Gilt numbered clock face, figures and bowls with garland decorate the clock.  The movement is an 8 day platform balance movement.

    France, circa 1900

    Measures just over 16 inches high.

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    Victorian Brass and Opalescent Blue Glass Pedestal Tazza – circa 1880.

    Victorian Brass and Opalescent Blue Glass Pedestal Tazza – circa 1880.

    A Victorian period pedestal Tazza with brass filagree base with 3 birds.  On top sits a Victorian glass Blue opalescent ruffled rim bowl.  Makes a beautiful centerpiece for a table.  Glass bowl and brass bottom are two separate pieces.  Glass bowl is hand blown and shows a polished pontil on bottom.  Brass birds look like they may be Peacocks or Birds of Paradise.  Base also looks like it has Persian influence.

    Measures:  11 inches high x 10 inches wide.

    Excellent condition – No chips, cracks or repairs.

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    19th Century Rosewood Lap Desk with Mother of Pearl Inlay circa 1860.

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    19th Century Rosewood Lap Desk with Mother of Pearl Inlay circa 1860.

    What did they do before Laptop computers?  They had lap desks.

    This Rosewood English lap desk has a beautiful exterior finish with several inlays of Mother of Pearl decoration.  The box opens to lay angled with a black felt and space for inkwells and a pen.  Two compartments open to store papers and envelopes.

    English circa 1860.

    Measures 14 inches wide x 9 1/2 inches deep x 4 1/4 inches high.  When desk opens – measures 19 inches long.

    Beautiful condition with no damage.

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  • A Large French Louis XV Style Ormolu & Porcelain Panels Mantel Clock – 22 inches high. Samuel Marti – circa 1860

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    A Large French Louis XV Style Ormolu & Porcelain Panels Mantel Clock – 22 inches high. Samuel Marti – circa 1860

    An impressive 22 inch tall Ormolu mantel clock with porcelain panels in Sevres blue.  The clock works are marked by Samuel Marti with the Bronze medal mark that was in use circa 1860.  The height gives this clock a presence and the panels soften the heavy gilt work.

    Marked on works:  S. Marti & Cie – Medaille de Bronze. (dates circa 1860).

    Measures:  22 inches tall x

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    Art Deco Bronze Figure – Attributed to Bruno Zach (Vienna, 1891-1945), circa 1930’s

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    Art Deco Bronze Figure – Attributed to Bruno Zach (Vienna, 1891-1945), circa 1930’s

    A beautiful model of a woman from the Art Deco period.  The woman stands with a hand on one hip and the other holding a cigarette – she is in Art Deco dress and stands on a green mottled marble base with black slate.  The bronze is attributed to Bruno Zach – Austrian artist (1891-1945) who was controversial in his art throughout the Art Nouveau and Art Deco period frequently depicting women as dominatrixes, and in provocative poses along with traditional genre.

    Bruno Zach used the same model in many of his sculpture.  This figure is the same female model used in many of his works.  Signed “Austria” underneath shoe.

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    Pink Hand Painted Porcelain and Ormolu French Mantle Clock – Japy Frerés, circa 1890.

    Pink Hand Painted Porcelain and Ormolu French Mantle Clock – Japy Frerés, circa 1890.

    A colourful pink porcelain clock with porcelain panels on the front, face, side pillars and domed top.  The porcelain is enamel painted with birds and flowers and the face has white circles with black enamel numerals.  The works are stamped by Japy Frerés, a prominent and well known clock maker in Paris in the 19th and early 20th century.  The mark and style date this clock circa 1880.

    Measures:  15 inches high x 9.5 inches wide

    Marked:  Japy Frerés co.  Medaille d’Honneur.

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  • Bronze Orientalist Cold Painted Figure – Franz Bergman, Austria. Arab on Carpet, circa 1900.

    Bronze Orientalist Cold Painted Figure – Franz Bergman, Austria. Arab on Carpet, circa 1900.

    A small bronze cold painted figure of a Arabian man on a carpet with a cup of coffee in his hands and a coffee pot on a bed of coals.  The figure is by Franz Xavier Bergman who’s specialty was in bronze figures in the Orientalist designs usually of Arabians on carpets.

    Signed with the Bergman two handle urn mark on bottom.

    Austrian, circa 1890-1900.

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  • A 19th Century French Empire Portico Clock with Brass Inlay.

    A 19th Century French Empire Portico Clock with Brass Inlay.

    A French Empire period Portico clock having 4 pillars with brass caps and a white enamel face with Roman numeral dial.  The black ebonized wood is inlaid with a brass string inlay.  The pendulum also white enamelled with R A in black enamel lettering.

    Marked. N.C. (clock maker) on works and Brass framed face.

    Measures:  20.5 inches high x 10.5 inches wide x 6.5 inches deep.

    Excellent Condition.

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  • An Early 19th Century French Empire Boulle Portico Clock.

    An Early 19th Century French Empire Boulle Portico Clock.

    A beautiful portico clock that features Boulle work inlay (brass, mother of pearl & tortoise shell) along with 4 twist carved columns with bronze mountings.  The face is white enamel and the pendulum is also brass.  The pendulum features a ‘beat adjustment’ handle which allows for easy balance adjustment of the pendulum.

    French Empire period – early 19th Century.

    Measures: 

    Excellent Condition. Minor lifting of tortoise shell inlay.

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  • Large 19th Century – French Painted Porcelain and Ormolu Mantel Clock with Cherubs. c 1890.

    Large 19th Century – French Painted Porcelain and Ormolu Mantel Clock with Cherubs. c 1890.

    A lovely 19th century Large ormolu clock with hand painted porcelain plaques throughout.  4 Cherubs adorn the clock.  Beautiful porcelain dial.

    Works Marked. France.

    Measures: 21 inches tall  x 13 1/2 inches wide

    Excellent Condition. 

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