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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Large Copper Arts & Crafts Workbox*
Super Arts & Crafts copper clad wooden workbox with the original interior still fitted out with five compartments of varying sizes.
Strong repoussé work on the top and all four sides depicting, in typical Art Nouveau fashion, a design of stylised hearts and sinuous looping tendrils.
Three hinges secure the lid which can be left open with the aid of two pieces of black ribbon (not original).
The box splays out at the base and the four concealed triangular wooden feet, housed beneath riveted corner pieces, give added strength and stability.
A good size at approximately 36.5 cm wide, 25 deep and 13 cm high. Dating circa 1905.