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A classical bronze statue of a maiden holding a turtle shell lyre in tribute to ‘Triomphe Des Arts’, (possibly Venus) dedicated to the new arts in the public sphere, inspired by love.
Features two inscribed plaques ‘Triomphe Des Arts Par A Gaudez Hors Concours’, and then a presentation plaque reading ‘Le Comite de la Ste De Secours Mutuels De La Ville De St Die. Ason President Pierre Hirsinger 28 – 7 – 1925’ done in 1925. The figure would be dated earlier than this in the 1880’s.
Signed, ‘A.Gaudez’ for Adrien Etienne Gaudez (1845-1902)
Signed. ‘A.Gaudez’ on bronze. Titled on front with 2 plaques (noted above).
Measures: 24 inches tall x 8 1/2 inches wide.
A ’19th Century – English Burled Walnut Glove Box ‘ – made in England, Victorian Period. It features a unique walnut glove box design, lined with a red padded silk velvet interior, with a burled textured exterior in a nice colour and aged patina throughout, with a fully working lock and key included. Beautiful condition.
Measures: 13 3/4 inches long x 3 inches tall x 4 1/2 inches deep.
Excellent Condition. Minor wear.
A ‘German Silver Plated & Etched Glass Pitcher’ – dates circa, 1910. It features a ‘Art Nouveau’ influenced design with silver plated top and wing-shaped handle, with a glass body decorated with a etched floral pattern. Beautiful condition.
Excellent Condition. Minor wear.
A ‘Sorrento Italian Inlaid Box – C.1880’ – made in Italy. It features an exquisite inlaid design, decorated with two charming scenes, ‘Three Dancers’ scene in the exterior top centre, and a ‘Lady and Child’ scene in the interior top centre, lined with a red velvet interior, with a fully working lock and key included. Beautiful condition.
Marker: Unknown Maker. Made in Italy.
Measures: 9 1/2 inches long x 6 5/8 inches deep x 3 inches tall.
Excellent Condition. Minor wear.
A spectacular and extremely heavy 3 piece garniture Clock set – with gilt bronze figure of a woman standing on top of heavy red marble bases and matching gilt bronze & marble candelabras.
Gilt bronze statue signed Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912).
Clock face signed ‘Mson Aug. Lemaire. E Lohse Sucr. 121 R. Vieille du Temple, PARIS’.
Clock measures: 25.5 inches high.
Each candelabrum measures 24 inches high.
A ‘Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Orientalist Ottoman Figurine’ – signed Ahann, circa 1900. It features an Arabian warrior kneeling on a prayer rug with weapons of war, possibly telling a story about a warrior and his prayers for peace. Signed.
Signed. Signed ‘Ahann’ (located in the corner of the prayer rug.)
Measures: 9 1/4 inches long x 7 inches wide. (6 inches tall)
A ‘Pair of Gilt & Patina’d Bronze Vases – Signed ‘F. Barbedienne’, which dates 19th century France. It features two gilt bronze cherub characters trying to support the weight of a vase together in the centre, they rest on a square base with beveled corners. Signed on the base.
Signed. “F. BARBEDIENNE” (F. Barbedienne Foundry, 1810-1892)
Measures: 5 1/2 inches tall x 3 inches wide.
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 pair of handsome dark brown patina’d bronze vases. Each having a bird decoration in relief on the front a back of each vase. 2 dragon head handles also decorate the vase.
Japan, circa 1890.
A ‘ Art Deco Marble Inkwell With Bronze Dog Figurine’ (possibly a german shepherd dog), with original ink pot inside the bronze ink pot, with marble pen rest base – dates around circa 1930’s. Perfect for the home or office.
Measures: 8 5/8 inches long x 4 3/4 inches wide.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs. (Gentle wear and age, with a nicely aged patina in the colour of the marble and bronze.)
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.
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 lovely French brass carriage clock that has chimes 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.)