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.

Price: $27,500 view item

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Exquisite Pair of Augustus Rex Porcelain Vases, Early 19th Century, Marked

Item Number: 174MP

Pair of early 19th century Augustus Rex black porcelain vases with hand-painted sea-scapes at the top of each, with head of bearded soldier wearing metal plumed helmet on either side of each vase, and floriate design below each on each vase. The larger painted scenes include: 1. men resting, with one figure smoking pipe, handing a paper to another man (since they are reclining, this is probably the agreement of peace) – we can see other men and tents in the encampment in the background. 2. three men on horseback, two of them with swords engaging in battle, third man with flag; two dead soldiers in foreground, one was drummer. Other soldiers can be seen fighting in background. 3. One soldier on horseback with musket, firing on soldier on horseback, killing him, he is leaning back, holding his sword. In background is elaborate battle scene.Wounded soldier on the battlefield in foreground. 4. Generals, seemingly English, from their coats, and three-corner hats, having meeting on field, mapping out strategy, one smoking pipe, one with his trust rifle, another with long spear, flags and drum nearby, readying themselves for battle, tents and soldiers in background.

Price: $17,500 For the Pair view item

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Magnificent Pair of Meissen Snowball Porcelain Covered Vases, Marked

Item Number: 154MP

Magnificent pair of Meissen covered vases, decorated with snowball porcelain effect, with winged parrot on top of each cover, above branches, leaves, and berries. The entire surface of each vase is decorated with snowball porcelain effect. Different three dimensional colorful birds and leafy branches are set around each vase, the birds seeming to have landed on the vase. The type of vase is described as ‘Schneeballen’ or snow ball vase. They were first made in 1741. Each vase has hundreds of flower, 'snowballs’ which were hand modeled and individually applied. This style was also particularly astonishing given that firing porcelain was incredibly difficult.

Price: $75,000 view item

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Rare French 19th Century Louis XVI Inlaid Handkerchief Game Table

Item Number: 6892

This beautiful and rare Louis XVI game table features carved walnut and a unique handkerchief style hinged top. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and is inlaid with a bronze & gold felt top with gold tooling. The fluted, straight legs are classic Louis XVI in style and feature bronze mounts at top, embedded into the fluting, and at the bottom of the feet. The piece has the signature of "Paul Sormani,” noting its creation by one of the most prestigious artisans of the period. Table: 33" Tall Table top: Closed: 24” long x 24” wide, Open: 33” long x 33” wide

Price: $35,000 view item

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French 19th century Louis XV Bronze and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: 671x

This classically beautiful Louis XV chandelier is made of bronze and features unusually large crystal plaquettes. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and sports a simple crown of small bronze arms, large colored crystal plaquettes, and small clear crystal fleurettes. These amethyst colored plaquettes are found interspersed around the nine lights which feature curved bronze bobeches and simple candle cups. Finally, a lapidary cut crystal ball finial rests at bottom.

Price: $12,500 view item

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French 19th Century Louis XV Patinated Bronze and Crystal Chandelier

Item Number: #1344

This gorgeous Louis XV chandelier features patinated bronze and a plethora of fine crystal. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and begins at top with short bronze arms connected to crystal fleurettes and plaquettes. Beautiful crystal spears stand at attention both at center and interspersed between the eight lights. One final detail can be found in the amethyst colored crystal found alongside each crystal spear. The piece is classic Louis XV in both shape and beauty, and is poised to bring an unmistakable French antique element to any room. 

Price: $9,500 view item

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Pair of French 19th Century Louis XVI Bronze and Crystal Chandeliers

Item Number: 672x

This beautiful pair of Louis XVI two tiered chandeliers are made of bronze and are embellished with a plethora of fine crystal. The French antique pair dates back to the 19th century and features a fantastic spiraling crystal center with a hollow crystal sphere insert. The acanthus leaf crown at top is draped with ropes of octagon crystal as well as crystal spears. Moving towards the twelve lights, we see beautiful crystal bobeches and a large gallery of octagonal crystal ropes connecting the concise bronze arms. The large crystals below each bobeche are especially unique in both their size and cut. Final details can be found in the acorn finial at bottom, and tulip shaped finial resting below.

Price: $25,000 For the pair, Also available individually view item

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Pair of Italian 20th Century Louis XV Parquetry Tables

Item Number: 4235

This beautiful pair of Louis XV style satinwood tables dates back to the 20th century and features curving cabriole legs classic to the Louis XV style. The pair plays host to a reticulated bronze galleries at top, bronze mounts on the upper edges, and bronze caps on all feet. Each table has a large center drawer with two slim yet ornately detailed bronze handles. The patterned parquetry provides a beautiful canvas for the styled mounts to shine.

Price: $3,500 For the pair view item

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French 19th Century Louis XV Walnut Tilt-Top Wine Tasting Table 

Item Number: 395x

This gorgeous walnut wine tasting table features a tilt top with the original folding hinge hardware. The Louis XVI style piece is in pristine condition and sports a hexagonal column resting on three cabriole legs. The piece is simple and elegant in its style and composition. Dimensions: 29” tall x 38” wide when flat  (the piece is 49” tall when folded up)

Price: $$5,500 view item

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French 19th Century Copper Hanging Lantern

Item Number: 629x

A simple and classic copper hanging lantern dating to 19th Century from France. The lantern features a door that opens at an unusual angle. Before the fixture was converted for electricity, this door would have allowed access for candle lighting.

Price: $2,750 view item

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