Three Trompe Loeil Table Articles including Nut Dish
Late 20th Century. Comprising a Gien faience dish of walnuts on a scalloped dish painted with black flowers and insects and two croissant shaped boxes. All items modeled and painted realistically. The black dish with black transfer printed mark, and various numerals. The others unmarked. Approximate dimensions: 8 1/4 Diameter, the dish of nuts the croissants 2 H. x 4 1/2 W. x 3 D.. Condition: Very good overall condition, with minor wear and minor scratches to glaze.
Attributed to Portugal. Third quart of the 20th Century. Probably Portuguese. Molded realistically, as a trompe loeil head of cabbage, with six leaves forming the lower bowl, and the domed cover formed of other leaves. Enamelled with green glaze. The base is not marked. The bowl basin is incised III and the the bowl cover is incised IX or XI. Approximate dimensions: 7 3/4 H. x 11 Diameter. Condition: Very good condition overall, with minor flaking to edges, light firing cracks where leaves overlap, typical of this ware. If unsure about these comments, please ask for detail photographs and condition report for this lot.
(Norwegian, 1847-1906), Clair du Lune, oil on canvas, (Approximate dimensions - canvas: 11.25 x 14.75 inches, framed: 21.5 x 25.5 inches) signed lower right, framed. Provenance: Leslie Hindman, Sale 826, Lot 283.
French Jules Piault Set of Porcelain Vermeil Knives
Comprising 11 fish knives, vermeil blades, hand painted porcelain handles. The blades with Crown over JP, Minerva head. Approximate dimensions: 7 3/4 inches long.. Condition: Minor tarnish and surface wear.
the top with moulded edge, over four long drawers with wrought iron pulls and moulded carving, the drawers flanked by cherubic figures amongst scrolled and foliate carving to either side, scroll carved bracket feet, coffered panels to the sides Approximate dimensions: 43 high x 57 1/4 wide x 27 inches deep.. Condition: Overall wear is good considering age. Evidence of previous insect damage. Gap to seam in top. Some loss throughout. Surface wear throughout. Some repair and restoration. Key available.
Pair Louis XV Style Gilt Brass Three Light Wall Sconces
Drop forms with mirrored backs and gilt brass frames, strung with glass beaded strands and lusters. Approximate dimensions: 20 high x 10 wide x 8 inches deep.. Condition: Minor wear to gilt finish. Small chips to mirror edges. Some loose strands with potential minor loss.
Nymphenburg Berlin Porcelain White Miniature Animals
Late 20th Century. Comprising models as follows: two identical Nymphenburg spaniels on canted rectangular flat bases a KPM Berlin ram and two identical KPM Berlin porcelain ducks. The dogs with green printed Nymphenburg marks to undersides, GERMANY in red printed box, impressed JP/763. The KPM figures with underglaze blue scepter to undersides. Approximate dimensions: The dogs, 2 H. x 2 5/8 X x 1 5/8 D. The ram 2 1/4 H. The fowl 1 1/8 H.. Condition: Very good condition overall, with very minor wear and scatches to glaze.
Malachite Box and Turned Rouge Griote Marble Inkwell
The rectangular box with unhinged cover the inkwell with glass insert. Approximate dimensions: Box 2 1/4 high x 4 3/4 wide x 3 1/2 inches deep, inkwell 3 1/2 high x 3 inches diameter.. Condition: Inkwell with repaired crack to cover, chip to underside. Box with chip to edge under the cover.
On a black slate base. Approximate dimensions: 12 1/2 inches high.. Condition: Patina to bronze. Seams to arms are showing with minor verdigris. Wings attached by screws, with one screw missing. Wing with small chip loss. Base with very slight chips to edges.
Continental. Date: Third quarter 19th Century. Standing figure of Roman Goddess, possibly Hestia. Cast on flat square plinth base. Approximate dimensions: 6 1/2 H. x 1 3/4 W. x 1 3/4 D.. Condition: The figure in good condition, the base has minor nicks, scratches, surface wear.
Comprising giltwood winged caryatid soldier pair with architectural painted, giltwood, and carved foliate and floral piece. Approximate dimensions: Caryatids 13 inches high, carved ornament 7 1/2 high x 8 1/2 wide x 4 1/2 inches deep.. Condition: Significant wear and patina to gilt and paint. Some chipping and loss.
Pair of Rococo Grotto Style Coquillage Candelabras
The curved arms at different levels with gilt bronze candleholders, rounded bases, shells mounted throughout. Approximate dimensions: 20 1/2 high x 12 inches diameter.. Condition: Minor shells loss. Some glue showing. Stubborn dirt deposits in shells.
The large rectangular mirror mounted with shells throughout, mainly mussels. Approximate dimensions: 78 high x 39 inches wide.. Condition: Some loss to shells. The glass with a couple small scratches. Some cleaning needed.
The top with beveled edge, on pedestal support, encrusted and mounted shells throughout. Approximate dimensions: 34 high x 38 1/2 wide x 19 inches deep.. Condition: Minor loss and breaks to shells. Significant cleaning needed.
Beziers, France. Circa 1995. Modeled in the manner of Palissy, as an oval bowl, the surface of which is decorated with ferns, snails, and leaves, centering a serpentining figure of a snake with head raised. All painted in polychrome enamels, in realistic hues. Incised signature to underside, and with brown enamel stylized foliate mark. Approximate dimensions: 3 1/2 H. x 13 1/2 W. x 10 D.. Condition: Very good overall condition, with very minor wear and scratches to glaze.
Late 20th Century. Two Mottahedeh Sir Humphrey Wakefield Statefield Homes line trompe loeil cabbage heads, in two sizes, modeled as two part upper and lower tureen, on leaf shaped stands. Offered together with a Continental faience cabbage leaf stand, underplate or charger dish. The Mottahedeh items with black and off white printed marks. MADE IN ITALY. The marks to the two under plates of the tureens only. The third under plate unmarked. Approximate dimensions: 9 1/4 H., the larger tureen on stand5 1/2 H., the smaller tureen. The single leaf underplate 3 1/2 H. x 13 W. x 11 D. Condition: Very good overall condition. The large single underplate with consistent tiny and minor nicks, chips, flaking to edges, crazing. One or two short hairlines. There is minor wear, especially to underplates, from contact with bases of tureens.
Mid to Late 20th Century. Including an oversize bisque porcelain lemon form box, with branch as knop, and three life size lemons, painted realistically. The box underside with indistinct incised marks. Approximate dimensions: The largest: 6 1/4 H. x 5 Diameter. The smallest: 2 H. x 3 W. x 2 1/2 D.. Condition: Very good condition overall. The leaf on the lemon that looks chipped is as manufactured. Various tiny dots, very light wear and scratching.