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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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A beautiful cut glass and silver claret decanter, it dates late 19th century (possibly ‘Art Deco’ or early ‘Art Nouveau’ influence). It features a unique hand crafted and hand polished hexagonal cut glass body with narrow neck, and a charming silver piece with an intricate scroll handle design for decanting wine.
Measures: 8 inches tall x 6 inches wide ( 2 inches by handle).
Excellent Condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal surface marks from gentle use and age.)
A fine tall academic bronze patinated sculpture of “Spartacus Breaking His Bonds”, created by French Sculptor “Denis Foyatier”, and dates 1830, France . Beautifully hand crafted and designed, it features impressive details to ideal proportion of the human body, to honour the historical hero and legend of a rebellious slave.
Signed: Denis Foyatier (1793-1863, France.)
Measures: 24 inches in height.
Excellent Condition. No repairs. (Minimal surface marks from age and gentle wear.)
Early 19th Century – French Empire – Bronze Figure of ‘Winged Angel Holding Up Sphere’, patina’d black with gilt bronze base and sphere.
France, circa 1830.
Measures: 22 inches tall.
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 beautifully enamelled miniature clock. The clock is gilt silver with guilloché enamel decoration in a aubergine with a lime green trim. The clock is not only miniature, but what is called “sub miniature” as it is very tiny, yet has all the same clock workings as a regular time piece (extremely difficult, the smaller the clock).
Marked: On the back door with Swiss Silver Hallmarks.
Measures: 2 inches tall x 3/4 inches wide x 3/4 inch thick.
Excellent condition. All components in working condition.
An early 19th Century French gilt bronze clock from the Romantic period having a figure of a woman sitting on a hill with her arm leaning on the stump of a tree. In one hand she holds a letter in the other a pen, as she sits in thought composing a letter. The clock is fire gilt with a steel face dial with Roman Numerals. The face is marked Dubois Egros au Mans.
Marked: Dubois Egros au Mans on face
Measures: 15 inches tall x 11 inches wide.
Excellent condition and in good working order.
An extravagant bronze repousse hinged box with ornate rural scenes of folklore and villagers, it dates circa 1880 France, during the early days of the ‘French Third Republic’.
It features a unique circular-bodied design with ornate feet, a deep cobalt velvet interior, and a delightful decorative and scenic composition, consisting of a variety of tales surrounding everyday folklore and people at the time, with a charming forest landscape background.
Marked: On the bottom, T & F. Paris.
Measures: 4 1/2 inches tall x 5 1/2 inches wide.
Excellent condition. No dents or repairs. (Minimal surface marks, and wear in the interior from gentle use and age. All components are in working condition.)
A stunning swiss guilloché enamel and sterling card case, dates early 20th century. It consists a rectangular-bodied shape, a rare guilloché engraving and enamel in a gorgeous burgundy colour, in a heavy sterling silver body with ornate border design, and yellow gold washed interior. The case opens by moving the lid with your thumb forwards which releases the hinged lid to open fully. Great for making sure the lid does not open by mistake.
British Import marks.
Marked: ‘.925′ Sterling Silver. Importer: ‘PHV’ Date Letter: ‘M’ for 1907
Measures: 3 1/8 inches long x 2 1/8 inches wide (1/4 inch thick).
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal surface marks from gentle use and age.)
A beautifully coloured Austrian guilloché enamel and silver card case, dating early 20th century. The rectangular-body shape, with an electric blue colour guilloché engraving and enamel with a gilt silver interior. The case lid opens from one end of the box and snaps shut tightly. Beautiful quality.
Austrian Silver marks. .900 grade silver
Measures: 3 1/4 inches long x 2 1/8 inches wide.
A fine gilt bronze clock with white porcelain face and 12-hour roman numeral clock, with three hand-painted porcelain plaques inset into the body. The clock is a nice smaller size that is rather unique and well-balanced. Clock is in fine working order, and the chime strikes on the hour and the half hour. Pendulum and key included. The maker is Japy Freres, a well known French clock maker in Paris.
Marked: Japy Freres with Medaille d’Argent circle mark 1844-1849.
Measures: 12 inches tall x 11 inches wide.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (All components in working condition.)
A small hinged snuff box in .800 European silver and enamel, with deep emerald green tones. It features an unusual hexagonal-shape, decorated with delicate floral and scroll accents throughout the exterior, and a yellow gold washed interior. Perfect for small objects, pills or as a unique gift.
Marked: . 800 silver .
Measures: 1 1/2 inches long x 1 inches wide (1/2 inch thick).
An exquisite sterling silver fruit set with mother of pearl handles, created by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield, England. It dates during the reign of George V, dated 1927. The set features 6 fruit forks, 6 fruit knives, and 1 handcrafted box with fitted velvet interior and key. Perfect for serving up desserts, or special moments with a classic style and taste.
Marked: Sterling. Sheffield. Dated. 1927. Marker: JD & S : James Dixon & Sons
Box Measures: 8 1/2 inches x 12 inches wide.
Knife Measures: 7 1/4 inches long x 1/4 inches wide.
Fork Measures: 6 inches long x 3/8 inches wide.
Excellent condition. (No chips, cracks, or repairs. Minimal surface wear from gentle use and age.)
A lovely French brass carriage clock that has a chime on the hour and the half hour as well as a dial for setting an alarm. This travelling carriage clock also has it’s original leather travel case. The case is fitted to the clock’s size and has a door that slides up and removes to show the face of the clock while allowing it to still stay safe in it’s case. The top closes on the case and snaps shut with a small leather handle for carrying. The clock has two dials – the main face for showing the time and a smaller dial to set the time for the alarm. The back shows 3 windings for the springs – 1 for the time, 1 for the chime and the 3rd for the alarm.
Marked: France (located on the back of the clock).
Travel Box Measures: 4 1/2 inches wide x 4 1/2 inches deep x 6 1/2 inches high
Clock Measures: 3 1/2 inches wide x 3 inches deep x 6 1/2 inches high (with handle up)
Excellent condition. All components in working condition. (Surface wear from gentle use and age, more notable in the travel case—see images for references.)
A lovely Edwardian period gold filled handle with embossed flower and scroll motifs, inscribed “V.S. 16, Mai, 1916” affixed to an ebonized wood walking stick with metal end. Strong wood in excellent condition, it can still be used for everyday as a walking stick, or cane.
Maker: Unknown. (Edwardian Period. Circa, 1900.)
Measures: 36 inches in length.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs.
A superb pair of opera glasses in brass with porcelain bodies in a ‘Sevres Blue’ colour, it dates 19th century, France. It features ‘Mother of Pearl’ focus adjustment and eye caps, a brass frame with unique porcelain bodies,hand painted with embellishments of floral, bead and gold decoration. Perfect for a unique gift to give or receive.
Marked: No Mark.
Measures: 3 1/2 inches long x 2 1/2 inches tall.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal surface scratches from gentle use.)
A miniature Russian Silver Icon – marked 84 (.875 silver content) hand painted saint over wood covered in decorative repoussé silver (Riza Oklad – meaning robe covered over the icon in decorative metal/silver/gold). The icon is miniature – measuring just 2 inches high x 1 1/2 inches wide placed over a velvet lined and oval wood frame. The icon is pre Russian revolution dating sometime between 1895-1917.
Marked: : .84 silver mark & makers mark CKE (cyrillic)
Measures: 5 1/8 inches long x 4 1/8 inches wide (frame).
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs.