19th Century French Bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, After A Model By Antonio Canova

Item Number: 104MP

19th century French larger-than life scale bust of Napoleon Bonaparte, after a model by Antonio Canova, with a patinated finish. Fascinating detail of Napoleon’s hair combed exactly the way it is depicted in many portraits. The bust is raised by a square base.

Price: $12,500 view item

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Pair of French 18th Century Bronze Statues of Satyrs, Signed Clodion

Item Number: 126MP

This magnificent matched pair of bronze figures was created by the well known bronzier Clodion in the late 18th century. The pair is a fantastic reflection of Clodion’s skill and celebration of the Rococo style. Here, we see a pair of satyrs strolling in the woods next to a stump of a tree, smiling joyously at one another. Each holds a bronze d’ore horn with a round end and a musical instrument. On one side we see Pan, the chief of the satyrs, with his flute. On the other side we see a female satyr with a tambourine. In Greek mythology, satyrs were known as wild spirits of nature and were shown as half human and half beast. Looking at the details of the fur, the balance of the figures, and the beauty of the garlands, we see Clodion’s impressive talent on full display. Detailed Dimensions: Stands (included): Height: 29” Width: 12” depth: 11” Male Figure: Height 42” x width 18” x depth 18” Female Figure: Height 41” x width 16” x depth 16” Both Statues at base: 11.5” x 11.5”

Price: $95,000 Discounted from $120,000 view item

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Magnificent Large French 19th Century Painting of Napoleon Exiled to Elba

Item Number: 174MP

Magnificent large French 19th century painting of Napoleon being left at His exile, with His men and their supplies. A boy, barefoot, seemingly a native of their place of arrival, is carrying the colors hanging from a sword in scabbard. An older boy in the center is perched on a rock, watching their ship sail away. Napoleon and His men are watching the ship that left them in exile sail away under full sail. One man is forlorn, with his head buried in his folded arms, another has his left arm raised, as if to be throwing up his arm in disgust,  another has both arms raised, one holding his chapeau de gendarme hat, in a gesture of farewell to the ship. One of the others is just sitting, in a pensive pose, as if to be considering their lot.  The obviously oldest man, bald with white mustache, is just resting, weary from the journey, and another sitting, just scratching his forehead, as if to be thinking, “How could this have happened?” On the right side of the painting in the background is a native man wearing a hat. Oil on canvas, in the original gold leaf frame, with Napoleon “N” framed in leaves at each corner, with large carved eagle at center top. About the Artist. The painting is signed by 19th century artist Louis Bauderon, and dated 1866.  The painter was born in Paris in 1809, and studied with the well-known French artist Eugene Delacroix.  Bauderon  exhibited much of his work since 1839, at the ‘Salon de Paris’ . He is most well-known for his portraits and scenes of War. Many of his battle paintings have been collected and preserved by the Museum of Versailles.  Prince Czatoryski of the Polish aristocracy was a well-known collector of Bauderon’s works as well.

Price: $75,000 view item

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Pair of French 18th Century Bronze Soldiers Signed ‘H. Dumaige’

Item Number: 151MP

Fine 18th Century bronze figures of a military drummer and a soldier loading his musket. Both bronzes are placed on a square shallow plinth base with titled plaques and are signed to the side H. Dumaige The soldier with drum features a plaque that reads, “Avant le Combat, Volontaire de 1792, par D J Maige," signifying the scene before battle. He is captured in motion, seen especially in the lifted heel. The war is set to begin shortly. The soldier with musket features a plaque that reads, “Apres le Combat, Volontaire de 1792, par D J Maige," notating that this is a scene after war. Hist stature is remarkably reflective of what has passed. He stands firm footed with shoulders at attention, yet eyes closed as if having a moment of solitude as the war is over. The juxtaposition and pairing of the two adds immensely to the beauty and craftsmanship of each individual bronze.

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18th Century Aubusson Tapestry signed “De Landrieve” & M R D”Aubusson”

Item Number: 6164

This grand French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry dates back to the 18th century and features an exotic landscape with mythical animals. A long legged bird forages amidst exotic blossoming foliage at the center. Behind it rests a grand hillside with castle flying its standards. Branches of tall flowering trees are spread throughout, behind them a crested flying bird is revealed. The piece is woven in silk and wool with a green trim in the bottom border. The piece is signed "De Landrieve" & M R D"Aubusson"

Price: $95,000 discounted from $125,000 view item

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Louis XV 5 Piece Gilt Wood Salon Set Stamped “Krieger”

Item Number: 6613

This extremely fine French 19th century Louis XV gilt wood salon set consists of 4 armchairs and 1 settee, with Aubusson Tapestry upholstered on the backs, seats, and arms. Each piece is stamped "Krieger" and is elaborately carved in the Rococo manner. The shell at the top as well as on the front of each wide seat are classic Louis XV. Lastly, each piece rests on cabriole legs and scroll feet.  Armchairs 29" wide x 24" deep x 41" tall Sette 57 3/4" wide x 43 1/2" tall x 27" deep

Price: $150,000 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XVI Cabinet Stamped “H. Dasson”

Item Number: 6811

This exquisite, large Louis XVI cabinet is stamped by “H. Dasson,” a prestigious cabinet maker well known for their quality and designs in the 1800s. The French antique piece features two center glass doors resting in between two side doors of satinwood. The piece is mounted in elaborate, finely chiseled bronze with a floriate motif throughout. Drawers with ring pulls rest behind both side panels, as each panel plays hosts to a detailed bronze feature at front. Final details include a beautiful piece fo Breche Violette marble at top, and uniquely shaped, bronze mounted feet at bottom.

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French 19th Century Louis XVI Mahogany, Bronze d’Ore and Glass Cabinet Signed by Paul Sormani

Item Number: 5480

This phenomenal Louis XVI mahogany and glass single door cabinet is classic in its style and timeless in its beauty. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and is grandly mounted in bronze d’ore. Each section of glass is framed in the gold leafed bronze with marguerites at the top of the large door. Pattern work classic to the Louis XVI style is found at top, with a simple and beautiful ribbon and garland at bottom. A detailed escutcheon is found at center, and the legs are wrapped with bronze d’ore at top, and rest on d’ore feet. The piece features a marble top and is draped with a rose velvet back. The piece is signed by the famous Paul Sormani, an Italian cabinet maker located in Paris known for his incredible detail, craftsmanship and artistry. The signature reads, "Paul Sormani, 10 r Charlot, Paris."

Price: $60,000 discounted from $75,000 view item

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