Quite delightful oil on canvas portrait of a young girl, perhaps no older than seven or eight years of age, painted by the French artist Édouard Alexandre Sain (1830-1910). Dressed in her Sunday best clothes…
Heart-shaped silver locket by Meyle & Mayer made in Pforzheim, Germany circa 1900. Beautifully enamelled on the face with two snowdrops set against a background that is guilloche enamelled in shades of blue graduating through…
This iconic sculpture by Jean de Roncourt, which is arguably his most admired work, is more usually seen in spelter. However, a much smaller number were cast in bronze and this particular piece is a…
Square columnar glass vase from Legras MontJoye made at their Pantin glassworks around 1910. Primarily of clear glass, smooth on the inside and acid etched on the outer, giving a dappled and frosted appearance. Decorated…
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Art Nouveau Box*
Art Nouveau / Arts & Crafts wooden box with applied repoussé decoration in a floral and foliate design, further embellished with opalescent glass cabochons.
The copper panels of stylised tropical looking plantlife have been carefully attached to the wood with a large number of tiny pins, and are wrapped around all the edges other than where the hinged lid meets the main body of the box, giving additonal strength and stability.
A total of ten cabochons resembling moonstones in appearance, form the centres of the flowers on all four sides and the top.
Made from a European hardwood, probably Sycamore, and In excellent condition commensurate with its age.
Complete with the original key and a good size at 21 cm wide, 16 deep and 11 high.