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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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  • Large 29 inch French Enamelled Painted Porcelain & Gilt Bronze Clock with Cherubs, Flowers – ‘Schneider & Campbell – Union Square, New York’

    Large 29 inch French Enamelled Painted Porcelain & Gilt Bronze Clock with Cherubs, Flowers – ‘Schneider & Campbell – Union Square, New York’

    A spectacular painted and enamelled French bronze and porcelain clock wth a detached pendulum. The gilt bronze clock sits on 6 feet and has a large cherub with crossed legs sitting on each side of the body of the clock. There is another cherub on the top of the clock and it is holding a flower garland.

    The painted and enamelled porcelain body and dial of the clock show cherubs and garlands. On the back of the porcelain body are painted flowers and trees.

    The porcelain face of the clock shows a cherub and cloud. The Roman numerals on the dial are gold and, painted on the face is “Schneider Campbell & Co. Union Square New York” (the retailer of the clock).   On each side of the clock face are lions heads in bronze with rings in their teeth.

    The painting’s artist has signed the body of the porcelain – signed “A. Daret”

    The clock measures 29 inches tall x 18 inches wide.

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  • Antique Art Nouveau Style Bronze Figurine of a Woman Holding a Torch Base, 53 inches High.

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    Antique Art Nouveau Style Bronze Figurine of a Woman Holding a Torch Base, 53 inches High.

    A wonderful antique Art Nouveau style bronze figurine of a woman holding a torch base. (The glass torch shade is missing).  May have been a bannister light.  There is an electrical wire fed through from the base the the torch – so a socket can be installed.  A torch frosted shade is needed to complete the lamp.

    The bronze figure measures 53 inches tall from the base to the top of the torch base. It is 10 1/2 inches wide across the base.

    There are tabs on the base for bolts to secure the figurine to another structure if so desired but it stands independently as is.

    The figurine is in very good condition.

    Local free delivery is offered for this piece.  Please call for a shipping price outside of local shipping.

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    Baccarat Style Champagne Cooler and Stand – Italian circa 1960

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    Baccarat Style Champagne Cooler and Stand – Italian circa 1960

    A lovely Baccarat style glass and ormolu champagne cooler with stand.  The cooler a cut heavy glass body with ormolu rim – the pedestal base pressed glass shafts with ormolu feet and centre join.

    Not marked – but probably Italian circa 1960’s.

    There is one glass repair to upper shaft on the base.

    Total measurement:  38 inches tall
    Bucket measures:   8 inches diameter x 8 3/4 inches high
    Stand measures 31 inches tall

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  • French marble bust pedestal antiques

    Early 19th Century French Life Size Carved Marble Bust of a Woman – and Large French Marble Pedestal.

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    Early 19th Century French Life Size Carved Marble Bust of a Woman – and Large French Marble Pedestal.

    A life size carved marble bust of a woman with braided long hair in two long tails, a carved necklace and headband.  Her dress is loose and has slipped down beneath one breast.  The hand carved marble bust dates early 19th century – most likely French.

    The large pedestal that she sits upon is also included.  The carved marble pedestal is a tapered square shape with bronze applications.
    The pedestal dates mid-19th century.

    The marble bust measures:  31 inches high x 19 inches wide
    Pedestal Measures: 44 1/2 inches high x 17 inches square at top

    Total Height.  75 1/2 inches

    The weight of the bust is extremely heavy as is the pedestal.  Free North American shipping is not included in this price.  Local delivery is free.

    Please call for a crating and shipping price for international delivery.

    Priced at $22,000 for the set
    Bust:  $17,500
    Pedestal: $4,500

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  • French Gilt Bronze Jewelry Box with Centre Portrait Painting of ‘Marie Antoinette’ on Ivory & Brocade Interior.

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    French Gilt Bronze Jewelry Box with Centre Portrait Painting of ‘Marie Antoinette’ on Ivory & Brocade Interior.

    A wonderful patterned bronze box with 4 ball feet and a hinged lid that is decorated on the top with pearls and blue cabochon beads. In the centre of the lid is a portrait of Marie Antoinette. Her dress and hair are decorated with different flowers.

    The interior of the box (both top and bottom) is patterned brocade in blue with sprays of red flowers and green leaves.

    On the bottom of the box is stamped “Made in France”.   The portrait is signed N.L.

    The box measures 5 3/4 inches square and is 2 1/8 inches tall.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Le Fils Paris France Enamelled Porcelain, Brass, Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses, c. 1900, Telescopic Adjustable Handle

    Le Fils Paris France Enamelled Porcelain, Brass, Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses, c. 1900, Telescopic Adjustable Handle

    A gorgeous pair of enamelled porcelain, brass and mother of pearl opera glasses, made by Le Fils Paris, circa 1900.

    The glasses have a telescopic adjustable handle that can change its length. When contracted, the handle is 4 1/4 inches long. When fully opened, it is 9 1/4 inches in length.

    The glasses have a forest green background with enamelled portraits on the frame and on the handle with gold designs around the edge of each portrait. The eye pieces and adjustment knob are mother of pearl, stamped with the maker’s name “Le Fils Paris” on the top of the eye pieces.

    The glasses are 4 inches wide from lens to lens and are 2 inches tall.

    The glasses are in excellent condition.

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  • Pair of Bronzed Spelter Lidded Urns on Marble Bases with Rams’ Heads & Flame Finials

    Pair of Bronzed Spelter Lidded Urns on Marble Bases with Rams’ Heads & Flame Finials

    A wonderful pair of bronzed spelter lidded urns on marble bases. The urns have a flame design on the lids and feature rams’ heads around the circumference of the urns. Each urn has 3 legs that rest on a mottled marble two-level footed base.

    The urns are 17 inches tall from the top of the lids to the bottom of the base and measure 5 3/4 inches square at the marble base.

    Each urn is in good condition.

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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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  • Pair of Gilt Bronze Rectangular Holders with Lion Paw Feet & Mottled White Marble Interior

    Pair of Gilt Bronze Rectangular Holders with Lion Paw Feet & Mottled White Marble Interior

    Here is a lovely pair of bronze rectangular plateaus with large lion paw feet and pierced edging. The inside of each plateau is set with a heavy mottled white marble.

    Each plateau measures 12 3/8 inches long x 5 1/2 inches wide x 3 1/4 inches tall.

    Both are in very good condition.

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  • 19th Century Flame Mahogany and Satinwood Humidor Box

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    19th Century Flame Mahogany and Satinwood Humidor Box

    A wonderful flame mahogany and satinwood humidor box with brass hinges.  Inlaid on the top with corner shell designs and inlaid on the top and front of the box with a centre Georgian shell in an oval.

    The box sits on 4 bracket feet.  Opening of the lid reveals an open space.

    The box measures 12 inches long x 6 1/4 inches wide and is 6 1/2 inches tall from the feet to the top of the lid.

    Some condition is noted.   Overall, the box is in good condition.

     

     

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  • Bronze Statue of Cupid Holding a Bow – Polish, signed: Paul L. Kowalczewski (b.1865-d.1910)

    Bronze Statue of Cupid Holding a Bow – Polish, signed: Paul L. Kowalczewski (b.1865-d.1910)

    Bronze Statue of Cupid Holding a Bow – Polish – Signed P. L. Kowalczewski (b.1865-d.1910)

    This is a romantic bronze figure depicting Cupid, the ancient Roman God of Love, holding a bow from which an arrow has just been let fly. It is signed by the Polish artist Paul. L. Kowalczewski and is mounted on a green marble plinth. This Cupid has a lovely face, flowing hair and is scantily clad in a loin cloth with one out stretched hand that holds a bow.

    Bronze Measures: 7 inches high and with the marble the total height is 11 inches.

    Condition: Lovely patination. His right arm has a fine hairline crack that is visible but the arm remains firmly attached, the marble has a few blemishes but nothing too glaring that it takes away from this beautiful antique art piece.

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  • French – Signed F. Barbedienne – Bronze Figure – “Atalanta” (Greek Mytholigical Heroine) – ‘A. Collas’ Foundry Mark c.1880

    French – Signed F. Barbedienne – Bronze Figure – “Atalanta” (Greek Mytholigical Heroine) – ‘A. Collas’ Foundry Mark c.1880

    A large patinated bronze figure of ‘Atalanta” – a Greek mythological heorine huntress – sculpture by Ferdinand Barbedienne.

    The figure sculptured in a running pose beside a cut tree trunk.  Measures:  20 1/2 inches high.

    Signed :  F. Barbedienne Fondeur on back of tree trunk.
    circular coin foundry mark “A. Collas – Reduction Mecanique” on top of base.

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  • Heavy Bronze Tazza with Inlaid Pietra Dura Marble in Colourful Flower Patterns

    Heavy Bronze Tazza with Inlaid Pietra Dura Marble in Colourful Flower Patterns

    Here is a gorgeous bronze tazza on a pedestal base. It has a twist design on the rim and on the edge of the centre section of the piece. Around the outer section of the tazza are framed sections of inlaid pietra dura inlaid marble in flower patterns.

    “Pietra Dura” is a term for the inlay technique of using cut and fitted, highly polished coloured marble/stone to create images. It first appeared in Rome in the 16th century.

    The tazza measures 12 3/4 inches in diameter and stands approximately 4 inches tall.

    Please note that there is scratch on the top rim of the base. Otherwise, the piece is in very good condition.

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  • Elaborately Decorated and Pierced Brass Footed Letter Holder with Removable Middle Section

    Elaborately Decorated and Pierced Brass Footed Letter Holder with Removable Middle Section

    Here is a gorgeous, heavy 2-section brass letter holder with a removable middle section. The brass has elaborate decoration and piercing and sits on 2 curved front feet and 2 round ball back feet.

    There are no visible maker’s marks on the piece.

    It is 9 3/4 inches wide and stands 9 1/2 inches tall and is in very good condition.

     

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  • Mid 19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany & Brass Tall Pendulum Clock – Vincenti & Cie. Circa 1855

    Mid 19th Century French Louis Philippe Mahogany & Brass Tall Pendulum Clock – Vincenti & Cie. Circa 1855

    A tall mahogany case clock with panels of brass and patina’d bronze classical figures on the front.  The dome covered face opens to reveal a skeletal open brass works with a silvered face with black Roman numerals.  The sides have 2 lion faces with rings and the top has a winged cherub finial.

    The back opens to reveal the works and inner body – with a long pendulum.  The works are marked “Vincenti & Cie” with the Medaille d’Argent circle mark with the date 1855.

    Clock measures:

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

    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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