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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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  • 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 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.

    Price available upon request.

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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

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    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)

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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 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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  • 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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  • Fantastic 19th Century Viennese Enamel, Gilt Bronze & Ebonized Wood Box.

    Fantastic 19th Century Viennese Enamel, Gilt Bronze & Ebonized Wood Box.

    Here is a gorgeous 19th century Viennese gilt bronze, and ebonized wood jewelry box with richly decorated panels of children playing various musical instruments and cherub figurines on the front edges. The box has a hinged lid and a lock and key and is decorated with small accents of floral bronze decorations around the box.  There are 9 separate panels in total.

    It is 12 1/2 inches long x 4 1/2 inches wide x 5 inches in height.

    One corner of the lid is slightly warped upwards so doesn’t fit snugly against the box.  See the photo for details.
    Otherwise the box is in excellent condition and would be a very beautiful addition to anyone’s home.

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    Georgian Period Tortoise Shell, Ivory, & Silver Inlaid Tea Caddy – circa 1820

    Georgian Period Tortoise Shell, Ivory, & Silver Inlaid Tea Caddy – circa 1820

    A wonderful Early 19th Century, circa 1820, tea caddy in tortoiseshell and decorated with ivory and silver. The tea caddy sits on 4 ball feet with a ball finial and a hinged lid. There is a oval plate for engraving on the front of the tea caddy but it is not currently monogrammed.  Opening the box reveals two interior tortoise shell lids.

    The ivory is on the interior rims of the box, in the key hole on the front of the tea caddy and on the handles of the removable lids of the two interior tea compartments.

    The box measures approximately 7 inches tall from the tip of the finial to the ball feet. It is 6 inches long x 3 3/4 inches wide. The lid has curved edges.

    There is some ivory missing from the interior rims on the corners & some cracking of the tortoise shell on the back of the caddy – but, overall, the tea caddy is in very good condition.

     

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  • Pair of Porcelain Portraits of Man and Woman in Circular Pierced Metal Frames

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    Pair of Porcelain Portraits of Man and Woman in Circular Pierced Metal Frames

    A wonderful pair of Hand Painted porcelain portrait plates of elaborately dressed women, housed in pierced metal circular frames.

    On the back of each plate is a metal ring for hanging the plate, if so desired.

    Each plate is 9 3/4 inches in diameter.

    Both are in excellent condition.

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  • Framed, Carved Ebony Plaque of the Profiles of a Roman Soldier and His Lady

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    Framed, Carved Ebony Plaque of the Profiles of a Roman Soldier and His Lady

    A lovely framed, carved ebony plaque of a Roman soldier and his lady. The plaque has a red velvet background and a wooden frame. The piece was framed by Eaton’s in Montreal.

    The frame has gilt accents to add richness.

    On the back of the frame is the paper sticker showing “The T. Eaton Co. Limited  of Montreal. Picture Department”. In pencil is written  “1262 – 407”.

    The plaque with frame is 10 1/2 inches long x 9 inches wide.

    There is some damage to the paper backing but the front of the piece and frame are in excellent condition.

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