Cameo glass vase by Daum decorated with fishing boats, their sails silhouetted against an evening sky. A very effective contrast with the dark shapes and their reflections in the water set against the green and…
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…
Tel: +44 (0)7802 872363
Silver and Copper Box
Very pretty and nicely made wooden box encased with copper and embellished with applied silver decoration in the Art Nouveau style. The colour combination of the two contrasting metals works really well.
Probably originally a tea caddy as there are slots for a divider in the centre of the interior.
The box has a domed, hinged lid decorated with a blank cartouche and stands on four little bun feet. The front and back show a matching ornate silver design and the two ends have effective understated edge and corner detail.
Complete with a small key for locking the lid in place.
Marked on the underside with the initials HZJ but we are uanble to ascertain whose mark this is.
Possibly American, early 20th. century and measuring approximately 14.5 X 9 cm with a height of around 8 cm.