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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Kayserzinn Penguin Decanter*
The fabulous polished pewter ‘Penguin’ decanter from Kayserzinn.
Officially named by the makers as the ‘Auk’ jug, it has become, unsurprisingly, more popularly referred to by collectors as a penguin.
Designed by Hugo Leven around 1900, this classic piece always raises a smile. An iconic design and this is a good example in very nice condition, commensurate with its age.
Lit: Kayserzinn Jugendstil Pewter from Cologne, p. 185