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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French Late 19th Century Bronze and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 624x

This elegant late 19th century French chandelier features detailed bronze and gorgeous crystal in a variety of forms. Ropes of octagonal crystal beads flow from the crown to the center ring, beautifully detailed crystal bobeches rests atop the 12 arms, and crystal tear drops hang from 8 concentric rings slowly graduating in size from center to bottom. Every inch of bronze features beautiful details making the crown, arms, and center ring all a sight to behold. The combination of all of these bronze and crystal elements gives the chandelier a truly timeless and classic sense, exhaled into the room in which it is featured.

Price: $35,000 view item

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French Early 19th Century Directoire Bronze and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 6808

This fine French chandelier dates back to the 1820s and embodies the Directoire style with grace. It features a number of unique elements; the bronze crown is topped with a seldom seen feather design, square cut crystals are set on the diagonal in between two center rings, and the piece itself features an uncommon 9 lights on the center ring. The fixture is bronze and is both simply and delicately detailed. It features 8 rings in total, as well as octagonal cut, teardrop cut, and circular cut crystals along with the aforementioned square pieces. This unique chandelier is poised to bring style to any room it finds itself in.

Price: $37,500 view item

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Beautiful 32 light Louis XVI Bronze D’ore and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 0014

This immaculate chandelier dates back to the 19th century and carries the Louis XVI period with style. It features glimmering bronze d’ore, bronze covered in gold, with intricate scroll work, an acanthus leaf motif, delicate flowers at bloom near the crown, and gorgeous details on each of the 32 bobeches. The Strands of octagonal crystals that flow between each arm are quite large in and of themselves and are joined by finely cut plaquettes and a beautiful solid crystal ball finial.

Price: $45,000 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XV Painted Dining Table

Item Number: 557x

This beautiful Louis XV hand painted table features a carved top with beveled lip and a set of classic Louis XV cabriole legs with hoofed feet. The original paint features a delicate patina, showing its use and appreciation since its creation in the 19th century.

Price: $7,500 view item

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19th Century French Louis XVI Hand-Carved Gilt Bevelled Mirror

Item Number: 524x

This Louis XVI hand-carved mirror is truly magnificent. The piece dates back to the 19th century and is gilt, meaning simply yet elegantly that it’s covered in gold leaf, and features a beveled center and side panels. The top is adorned with a pair of birds on a wreath, a flaming torch, quivered arrows, and finally gorgeous garlands cascading over either side.  The piece may have originally been created as a wedding gift as a pair of birds were depicted to symbolize love and were most often seen included in gifts for newlyweds. The flame and arrows were symbols as well, for longevity and justice respectively.

Price: $12,500 view item

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Louis XV Bronze D’Ore and Crystal Chandelier with a Unique Woven Pattern

Item Number: 2635

This beautiful French 19th Century Louis XV chandelier features fantastic bronze d’ore, meaning bronze covered in real gold, in a unique and rarely seen woven pattern. An impressive 30 lights support magnificent floral bobeches, also bronze d’ore. The piece is also adorned with crystal which flows in plaquettes, fleurettes, crystal spears, and can be found surrounding the center stem. This would be an immaculate addition to any home or collection.

Price: $30,000 view item

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18th Century Austrian Hand-Carved and Painted Cabinet Accented with Gold Leaf

Item Number: 6676A

This 18th Century Austrian painted cabinet is absolutely exquisite. The piece features raised panels on the sides, raised floral elements are covered in gold leaf and head to the pedestals with acanthus leaves and scroll work. A carved crest and urn sit at the top of the piece with ribbons of joining tassels flowing to the exterior. The cabinet is adorned with gold leaf accented paintings, features unusually curved shelves originally used to display fine dish-ware, and finally features the beautiful original glass. The glass has ‘settled,’ giving it the subtle waves in the reflections seen here not as imperfections, but a delicate portrayal of time and history.

Price: $175,000 view item

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Louis XV Bronze & Rock Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 5756

French 19th century Louis XV bronze d'ore & rock crystal 40 light chandelier. This magnificent rock crystal and bronze d’ore chandelier comes from the Paris residence of the Baron James-Mayer de Rothschild, the legendary l’Hotel Talleyrand. At what was probably the most exquisite “hotel particulier” in Paris, the Rothschilds’ entertained lavishly. Historically, when the building was purchased by the U. S. government after World War II, l’Hotel Talleyrand became the site of the administration of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe. The building continues to host international, political, and cultural events bearing witness to this opulent lifestyle today The value of rock crystal is determined by its weight, clarity, and size, a trifecta in which this chandelier excels. Please note specifically the large carved pieces of rock crystal in the middle, and the ball at the bottom.

Price: $750,000 view item

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Rare and Stunning 19th Century French Empire Mahogany Desk and Bookshelf

Item Number: 6759/6760

This curved desk and bookshelf pair is both extremely rare and undeniably stunning. The pair dates back to the 19th century, is made of mahogany, and sports the empire style classically, seen most notably in the bronze d’ore mounts. The bookshelf features exquisite crossed arrows at the base with hidden pull out drawers above. Bronze feet rest above the white marble lip, which continue up mahogany columns to a set of gorgeous profiles. Empire mounts adorn the piece above. The desk features six drawers, bronze d’ore and patinated bronze stylized cheetahs, magnificent swan pulls original to the piece, and an inlaid black leather top. It’s unique in the placement of the detailed mounts. Usually, these would be seen on the exterior facing visitors in order to display wealth and beauty, here however the details are found facing the desk’s owner, perhaps in an effort to keep this beauty close to the seated beholder. The pair would work magnificently together in a library, or individually as a freestanding desk and a separate bar display. Desk: 7' 10" wide x 25" deep x 29 1/2" tall Bookcase: 11' 4" wide x 46" deep x 8' 9" tall

Price: $130,000 set discounted from $150,000 set view item

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