Gold pendant with an openwork entrelac design from the drawing board of Archibald Knox and dating from circa 1905. Set with a central blister pearl drop and with a turquoise matrix lower drop, this pendant…
Ornately framed oil on canvas by the German born artist Dietz Edzard (1893-1963). This is an atmospheric half length portrait of an elegantly dressed young woman taking refreshment whilst seated on a verandah raised above…
Little cabinet vase from Loetz in opaque ‘Candia’ glass with a trefoil rim, further decorated with an applied Art Nouveau ‘Silberiris’ design in pure silver. Loetz collaborated with a company in the US known as…
Pewter flower dish from WMF with the original green cut glass removable liner. So Art Nouveau, with its flowing outline, featuring an openwork whiplash design framing leaves and berries of ivy. Originally electro-plated but most…
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Barye Panther and Kill*
Superb bronze sculpture of a recumbent panther lying over its kill by the celebrated French animalier Antoine-Louis Barye.
A lifelike study with the panther at ease, one paw resting on the dead Muntjac deer lying in front of it..
Barye lived from 1796 until 1875 and this study dates from circa 1840.
Mounted on a rouge marble base measuring approximately 24 by 10.5 cm.
Illustrated on page 149 of the book ‘Animals in Bronze’ by Christoper Payne where its value in 1986 is quoted as being between £800 and £1200.