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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 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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  • Pair of French Sévres Large Bronze and Porcelain Hand-Painted Urns – Signed Rochette.

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    Pair of French Sévres Large Bronze and Porcelain Hand-Painted Urns – Signed Rochette.

    Fabulous pair of French bronze and porcelain double-handled, hand-painted, artist-signed urns. On one side of the porcelain urn bodies are are portraits of women with cherubs and on the other side are portraits of cherubs alone. The hand-painted urns are artist-signed by Claire Maglin Rochette – a well known artist who worked at the Sévres factory with her father A. Rochette in the later half of the 19th Century.

    The urns measure 24 inches tall.

    They are decorated with a turquoise pained background with and heavy gold decoration overtop – The bronze is also gilt.  Beautiful Quality.

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  • Belgian Painted Stained Glass Panel – Asian Woman & Child, Artist: M. Van Coppenolle (1912-2004)

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    Belgian Painted Stained Glass Panel – Asian Woman & Child, Artist: M. Van Coppenolle (1912-2004)

    A wonderful stained glass panel of an Asian woman and child, painted and signed in the lower right corner by the Belgian artist, Marta Van Coppenolle (b. 1912 – d. 2004)

    The centre section has a gray background and the figures are done in shades of black and brown with white accents.

    There are some Asian characters in the upper left corner of the panel.   It hangs by a chain attached at both top corners.

    The outside border of panel is done in different colors of glass.

    The panel measures 13 1/2 inches tall x 10 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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  • Large English Sterling Silver Handled Magnifying Glass

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    Large English Sterling Silver Handled Magnifying Glass

    Here is a wonderful, large magnifying glass with an Canadian sterling silver (925) handle and silver-plated surround of the glass. The handle is stamped “925 Sterling” with the lion and ‘R’ mark for Roden Bros – in the “Stratford” pattern.

    It measures 10 inches long and 5 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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  • Painted Stained Glass Panel of “Jesus”, by Belgian Artist, M. Van Coppenolle

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    Painted Stained Glass Panel of “Jesus”, by Belgian Artist, M. Van Coppenolle

    A lovely painted stained glass panel of Jesus with robes and a flowing beard.

    The piece is attributed to the Belgian artist, Marta Van Coppenolle, but no signature is visible.

    The panel hangs from an attached chain.

    The panel is 13 inches tall X 9 1/4 inches wide and is in excellent condition.

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  • Pair of 19th Century 2-Branch Bronze Ormolu Candelabra with Crystal Prisms, Bird Finial

    Pair of 19th Century 2-Branch Bronze Ormolu Candelabra with Crystal Prisms, Bird Finial

    A wonderful pair of 19th century 2-branch bronze ormolu candelabras, decorated with clear crystal prisms on each side and with a bird finial in the centre section.

    The candelabra are 9 1/2 inches tall X 8 inches wide and are in good condition.

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  • Pair of French Ormolu and Porcelain 5- Branch Candelabra with Lion Heads

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    Pair of French Ormolu and Porcelain 5- Branch Candelabra with Lion Heads

    A lovely pair of elaborate French ormolu and porcelain 5-branch candelabra, with lion heads on each side.

    Each candelabrum has a porcelain body and shows painted scenes on the porcelain and a deep red background. On one side are figures in period dress and on the other side are country scenes, all accented with gold.

    The candelabra measure 18 inches tall.

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  • Rare Large Porcelain Art Plaque by Dimitri Hadzi (1921-2006) – Rosenthal Studio – #36 of 50

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    Rare Large Porcelain Art Plaque by Dimitri Hadzi (1921-2006) – Rosenthal Studio – #36 of 50

    Titled:  “Sculpture Studies”

    A rare porcelain abstract large plaque in relief.    1968. Porcelain, unglazed by Important American artist – Dimitri Hadzi (b.1921 New York, NY – d.2006 Boston, MA)

    Measures:  23 1/2 inches wide x 19 1/2 inches high   (60.5 x 48 cm).

    Hand-signed and numbered on the sticker verso:    “Dimitri Hadzi 36/50.  ars porcellana rosenthal relief.”

    Signed (in the casting) on the side edge diameter:  D. HADZI.

    Excellent condition – No Chips, cracks or repairs.

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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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  • Large Carved Oak Ship’s Figurehead – 54 Inch.

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    Large Carved Oak Ship’s Figurehead – 54 Inch.

    A large 19th Century carved oak ship Figurehead.  The carving of a woman’s head and torso – flowing long hair with one breast exposed and a wheat sheaf bundle in her arms.

    Measures:  54 inches tall.

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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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    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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