Early 1800s, Directoire Period Painted and Gold Leafed Lavabo

Item Number: 6702

Crafted in France, this early 19th century Directoire Lavabo is hand painted, and delicately finished with gold leaf. The piece is faux meuble, meaning simply that the tole is painted in such a way that it resembles marble. The pierced brass gallery creates a sort of balcony, behind which rests the gold leaf painted finials on top and bottom. Most notably, the lavabo is true Directoire, created in the early 1800s. In this piece, it’s a style exemplified best in the whimsical gold leafed face of a muse which rests behind the faucet.

Price: $25,000 view item

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Incredible French 19th Century Sevres Porcelain and Bronze Chandelier

Item Number: 615x

This 19th century French chandelier is an immaculate example of Sevres Porcelain in lighting. Sevres, both a city in France and one of the most highly regarded porcelain manufacturers is known for just that, creating immaculate porcelain. The stamp of Sevres is marked by two intercrossing L’s, occasionally with a letter to note either the painter or date. The piece is densely adorned with delicate brushstrokes. Scenes of a couple planting a tree, a gentleman playing music for a woman, and a picnic outing interlace the porcelain with the floral motif. It’s incredibly fine artistry is exemplified in every part of the piece. The bronze sports a magnificent acanthus leaf motif and the chandelier has an impressive 24 lights.

Price: $35,000 view item

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Unique Late 19th Century Bronze Chandelier with Cut and Polished Crystal Globes

Item Number: 594x

This fantastic late 19th century chandelier features an array of unique elements in a rarely seen shape. The five globes are extremely finely cut, polished and made of heavy crystal. The piece features a mirrored bottom, used to reflect and inherently amplify the light as well as to create a more open space. The lights’ orientation, facing downwards, is a straight forward indication that the piece was made after electricity. The ornately cast arms are made of bronze, and attach to a beautiful dome. It also features a fine bronze finial indicative of the time period, surrounded by a circle of octagonal and teardrop crystal.

Price: $8,500 view item

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French Late 18th Century Louis XVI Wrought Iron Gates

Item Number: 507x

These rare wrought iron gates are fantastically hand made and feature classic Louis XVI ribbons in gold. Impressively, the pieces date back to the 18th century, are and are available in a set of four or a pair. The panels can surely be used as interior decoration, or leave an undeniable impression as an entrance or gateway.

Price: $25,000 for the set of four, also sold as a pair view item

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French 19th Century Gold Leafed Bullseye Mirror with Eagle Motif

Item Number: 2512

This beautiful French antique bullseye mirror features gold leaf throughout, and an eagle with wings spread atop the frame. The Frame is hand painted, and the eagle and additional foliage elements are hand carved. The small gold leafed spheres set on the hand painted frame do well to add detail and balance. The mirror is poised to bring a beautiful presence to any wall.

Price: $4,750 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XVI Three-Panel Screen

Item Number: 572x

This Louis XVI three-panel screen features checkered silk and the original soft green and off white hand painting with only slight wear for its origins of the 19th century. The silk is framed by a beaded border, followed by a border of hand carved tassels. The lower portion of the screens feature beautiful raised frames with ribbons and tassels, a motif true to the Louis XVI style. The piece would be bring a classic French element to any room.

Price: $3,500 view item

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19th century French Louis XV Bronze Chenets

Item Number: 387x

This magnificent pair of French Louis XV bronze chenets (andirons) date back to the 19th century. They feature patinated bronze putti, also known as cherubs, that rest on beautiful and immaculately cast bronze d’ore. The cherubs represent art and literature as one holds a hammer and chisel and the other a book. These would make a magnificent addition to any fireplace.

Price: $15,000 for the pair view item

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Regence Painted Buffet à Deux Corps, Early 18th Century

Item Number: 6816

This early 18th Century painted Buffet a Deux Corps is truly immaculate. The piece is a true period piece, made in the Regence era when Louis XV was too young of age to rule so the country was ruled temporarily by King Phillipe D’Orleans. The cabinet is hand painted and hand carved with beautiful detail and features two open shelves on the sides and a pull out drawer in the center. Its rare to see the hand-carved elements on top of the piece present and in this condition given its 18th century origins. The hardware is original to the piece, as are the six doors.

Price: $115,000 view item

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Pair of Hand Painted French 19th Century Wall Pockets for Flowers

Item Number: 5975

These beautiful French 19th century faience glazed terra cotta wall pockets are for the use of flowers and greenery. The face is delicately painted with blue and yellow flowers, and green leaves around each of the flower holes on top.

Price: $2,750 for the pair view item

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Collection of Wall Pockets

French faience glazed terra cotta wall pockets for the use of flowers and greenery

Price: $395 for pair view item

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