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Everything Else

This section covers items that either don’t fit into one of our other categories or we simply have insufficient numbers to warrant them having a category of their own. There were so many different types of artefact designed and made during the Nouveau and Deco periods and in so many different media - here are just a few that we hope might tickle your fancy.

Framed Cast Iron Fireplace insert

French circular cast iron picture in high relief of two young women wearing long, diaphanous gowns, dancing together rather dreamily. Tall and slender, the pair make for an elegant composition, looking extremely graceful and light…

Art Nouveau Maiden Vide Poche

Art Nouveau figural terracotta vide poche or card tray, probably French and dating from the very early 1900's. In the form of a head and shoulders bust of a young maiden, her left arm reaching…

Diana and Actaeon

Framed electrogravure image of Diana and Actaeon after the original oil painting by Emilie Chaese (French, 19th Century). The mythical story revolves around the unfotunate young hunter Actaeon who accidentally stumbles across Diana, goddess of…

Elephant Bookends by Moreau

Fine pair of Art Deco double patinated spelter bookends in the form of stylised elephants raising their trunks high in the air as they stand with their front feet on a log. Finished in pleasing…

Framed Italian Pietra Dura Dancing Girl

High quality wood framed Italian pietra dura picture of a scantily clad dancing girl, the colours of which stand out strongly against the Belgian black marble background. The young woman is rising up on tiptoe…

Limoges Enamelled Pill Box

Very nicely made circular gilt metal pill box with the Limoges enamelled portrait of a young woman wearing a vivid blue headdress and richly coloured clothes, both being given additional lustre by the incorporation of…

Peacock Fire Screen

Early Art Deco wooden framed circular fire screen supported on two upright legs, with a metal – possibly pewter – centre panel featuring a splendid peacock, the eyes of his tail feathers enamelled in blue…

Art Deco Sphinx Bookends

Pair of unusual French Art Deco Egyptian revival Sphinx bookends. The figures are of patinated metal and are set on fruitwood bases veneered with Macassar Ebony, further decorated with inlaid ivory coloured bakelite triangles. In…

Erhard & Söhne Casket

Delightful little casket crafted from Brazilian rosewood by the German company Erhard & Söhne around 1905. Arched at each end, with the lid following the same contoured shape over its full width and decorated with…

Pair of Art Deco Phenolic Candlesticks

Stylish pair of Bakelite or similar and chrome candlesticks in a strong rich, deep orange colour. Raised off a stepped square base and with a matching chrome ring at each end, the columns are straight…

Art Nouveau Wax Seal

Art Nouveau gilded bronze seal attributed to Maurice Bouval but unsigned. A truly delightful object in excellent condition depicting a beautiful young maiden with her head slightly inclined.  She has that typically serene look, with…

Oak Framed Wall Plaque of Mercury

Metal – possibly pewter- wall plaque with a selective silvered finish, depicting the mythical Roman god Mercury, son of Jupiter, flying towards the sun. Naked apart from his winged helmet, and holding forward in his…

French Art Nouveau Celluloid Minaudière

A real little gem – an item of beauty equipment that the fashionable French lady of around 1910 just wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without. Basically it’s a powder compact fitted inside with a…

Hatted Terrier Dog Tobacco Jar

Great little terrier dog tobacco jar almost certainly by Johann Maresh but marked somewhat indistinctly on the underside. A rare find, cast in terracotta and hand painted, this little chap looks a real character. With…

Art Deco Galleon Doorstop

Wonderful old cast-iron doorstop in the form of a galleon under sail, still with its original paint in shades of pink, yellow, red and green. The colours are really very good considering its age and the…

Morfau Casket

Shaped and carved oval wooden casket embellished with polished brass detail and a painted picture of an exotic bird on the lid.  Standing on four ball shaped brass feet and with a little hinged latch…

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