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 pewter platter which was originally intended as a serving dish for sliced meats – game in particular.
Designed by Franz Dautenberg and made by the German company Imperial Zinn in the very early 1900’s. This company was also known by the name Bitter & Gobbers, after the two founders.
Showing a very nicely detailed grouse (or is it perhaps a capercaillie ?) in flight, together with branches, needles and cones of forest pine trees. There is a blank cartouche at the top – so much better than those that display previously engraved initials.
In good clean condition, these days it would also be used for sandwiches or any other small hand-held food offerings. Marked and numbered beneath. The length is 52 cm and the width 28.5 cm.