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…
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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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‘Judith’ by Goldscheider
Impressive and rare Orientalist terracotta bust from Goldscheider titled ‘Judith’. More usually seen as a statue showing her semi-naked, holding a sword behind her back (model nos. 734a and 1012a). Here however, she is fully robed but still wearing the same headband and ornate belt.
Dating from 1897-98, this serious looking, biblical young lady warrior is in excellent condition and stands around 42 cm high.
Interestingly (for those who worry about these things) it is listed in the reference book by Dechant and Goldscheider as being numbered 1042b but this piece is numbered 1142.
Impressed letter ‘P’ to one side of the base and the first Fr. Goldscheider terracotta applied plaque verso.