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…
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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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Capercaillie Reverse Glass Painting
Old and original German or Austrian reverse glass painting of a Capercaillie perched on a small branch in the late evening sunlight.
The painting technique used was a popular folk art in Germany, Austria and Bohemia throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, being known as 'Hinterglasmalerie'.
This is an unusual and strikingly colourful image set in a very fine old frame and in excellent condition.
Late 19th century with an overall size of 35cm. high X 45 wide.