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Title Solid bronze pair French Empire neoclassical urns on Sienna marble bases

Description

French Empire pair of superb quality antique gilt bronze ormolu urns in the neoclassical manner. These Empire vases or tazza in the shape of large bowls with finely cast and chisselled details and mounted with separately cast acanthus scroll handles. Raised on stepped sienna marble plinth and mounted on a Sienna marble base with bronze moulding. French Empire or Louis Philippe early 1800's . Priced as a pair not per each.


French  19th century

 

Height 24.5cm

Width 17cm

Depth 13cm

Weight 5.1kg


Price

$3450

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Title Solid patinated bronze French Empire neoclassical urs onsienna marble pedestal

Description

Superb quality antique patinated bronze ormolu urn in the neoclassical manner. This Empire vase or tazza in the shape of a large bowl with finely cast and chisselled details and mounted with separately cast acanthus scroll handles. Raised on stepped sienna marble plinth and mounted on a Sienna marble base with bronze moulding. Minor nicks to edge of marble . More images available.

 

Height 23 cm

Width across handles: 17 cm

Depth 11 cm

Weight 2.5 kg


French  19th century

 


Price

$ 1250

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Title Solid bronze French Empire neoclassical urn on black marble pedestal

Description

Superb quality antique gilt bronze ormolu urn in the neoclassical manner. This Empire vase or tazza in the shape of a large bowl with finely cast and chisselled details and mounted with spearately cast acanthus scroll handles. Raised on stepped plinth and mounted on a black marble base.

 

Height 13.5 cm

Width across handles: 15 cm

Depth 12 cm

Weight 1 kg


French  19th century

 


Price

$ 895

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Title Pair of antique french Empire gilt bronze ormolu urns on rouge mable bases 

Dimensions

Height 16cm

Width 14cm
Depth 14 cm

weight 2.6 kg


Description

A pair of antique French Empire urns in mercurial gilt bronze ( firegilt) with ornate carved acanthus highlights. Later  applied rouge marble pedestals raise these antique urns to notable height  required to view the deliciously carved cup embellishments from underneath. Original hand cut brass nuts underneath.


French Circa 1825

Price  $2200 pair

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Title  Heavy paperweight bronze and marble statue of a cherub and butterfly

Dimensions

Height 8 cm

Length 11.5cm

Depth 7 cm

Weight 700grams

Description

A heavy cast bronze statue of an angel boy or cherub admiring a butterfly, mounted on heavy rectangular marble base.


European 20th century

Price $135

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Title French Empire bronze cassolettes tazza urns after a design by Thomire

Dimensions

Height 17cm

Length 15cm

width 15cm
Weight 2.7kg


Description

Pair of French Empirebronze urns on triform pedestals. Each section is cast separately for quality. This design is typical of the enginuity of master : Pierre-Philippe Thomire. The finish is a patinated dark bronze and highlights the gorgeous crist chisselled details of neoclassical mouldings and tripple dolphin supports to the burnished bronze tazza dish above.

 

Weight is around 2700 grams.


French , circa 1820

Price AUD $2850 the pair

 

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Title  A gilt bronze Romanesque urn of exquisite quality depicting neptune

Dimensions

Height 16 cm

Width 18.5 cm

Depth 11 cm



Description

A very heavy gilded bronze urn in the Ancient Roman manner. Chisselled and decorated with a unique neptune sea faring scene around the body . The handles in forms of Neptune and bacchant Fauns

 

France, Paris circa 1830


Price AUD $1285

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Title  Large heavy solid bronze mortar and pestle

  

Dimensions

Pestle: Weight 1.5kg

Length 29cm Width 6 cm

Mortar: Weigth 4 kg

Heigth 9 cm

Diameter 16cm

 

Description

A large and heavy solid bronze mortar and pestle. the Mortar with cast locating lugs for heavy duty crushing in a stand. The pestle with turned rings and lots of patina.

Very heavy lot at 5.5 kg the two.


19th century or earlier

Price $ 195


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Title Solid bronze statue of an Italian statue of a PRANCING HORSE after the original by da Vinci

Dimensions

Height 35cm

Length 35cm

Depth 11cm


Weight 6kg


Description

REAL BRONZE heavy statue of a proud horse in the mannerr of da Vinci. A very similar example is in the Metropolitan museum of Art and sculpted by Giovanni Bologna called Giabologna 1529-1608. It was cast in Italy 1575-1653 in the workshop of Francesco Susini.

 

This statue available is unmarked , no signature of founrdy stamps. It has a beautiful patina and is a wonderful example of equestrian sculpture.

It has an integral cast bronze plinth base with later felt pad below.

 

19th century solid bronze

Price  $1795

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Title collection of 5 various heavy 18th century pestle and mortars  

Dimensions

Height 7-11.5 cm

Width 8-11.5cm

weight over 7 kg combined


Description

A collection of five antique brass or bronze mortars and four pestles. Each is unique and cast for quality production and has all the patina of an bygone era.

three have lobbed cast handles and the other two of earlier design may well date from pre 18th century.


European 18th century and earlier

Price  $1200 the lot

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Title Large Chinese solid bronze urn with silver inlay, a censor or incense burner cauldron bowl

Dimensions

Height 25cm

Diameter 25cm

Weight 3.6kg

 
Description

 

 

A solid bronze cast cauldron shaped large bowl of substantial weight of 3.6kg. The gorgeous shaped bowl with flared base and well rounded upper lid edge. Below this lid is a banding on incised and silver inlaid floral design that joins the double handle lugs on each side. These ligs are applied with hand turned and wrought hand made brass nuts to the inside.

No signatured or stamps, consistent with temple or monastery pieces or very high quality.

The shape, is an interpretation of the terracotta urns used to ferment suaces or contain wine, whereby the lid was fastened with cord through the handle lugs and a seal of clay , applied around these cords.

Sometimes these caulron shapes are used in temples and filled with sand to hold burning incensence taper sticks.


Chinese late 19th century

Price   $485

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Title French Empire period bronze candlestick raised on tri-paw feet.

Dimensions

Height 24cm

Diameter 9cm

 

 


Description

 

French Empire period bronze candelstick raised on three lions legs and shaped tripod plinth . the elegant tapered column with scrolling acanthus leaf and original candel holder wax tray known as a bobeche (wax tray) .

 


French Circa 1815

Price   $455

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Title  Antique gilt Bronze ormolu heavy cast cupid sculptural mount 

Description

A large gilded bronze sculpture in solid bronze featuring a pan or cupid figure with twin trumpets , The figures legs are cased in outward sweeping acanthus scrolls.

 


French circa  1900

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Title Heavy Bronze paperweight depicting a poet, possibly Goethe .

Dimensions

Height 5.5cm

width 6 cm

Description

Solid cast bronze antique German medallion with the head of a man wearing the crown of laurels, emblematic of a poet,

 Finely sculpted in bas relief and with signature of sculptor HORNER

The upturned collar would indicate an early 19th century costume .

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe  1749-1832.

 

Weight is around 100 grams.


German , circa 1890

Price AUD $185

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Title Gilt brass Napoleonic French Empire urn or tazza centrepiece on pedestal

Dimensions

Height 21cm

Width 16cm
Depth 10 cm

weight 900 grams


Description

French antique Empire Style two handled urn or tazza with gilt bronze handles. The engine turned dish sits on a finely turned moulded base and raised on a square plith adorned with a wreath.

Mounted on an ornate stepped base and with a stamped impressed mark that reads as 1779.

The wreath is mounted front on whilst the other three sides are plain.

 


Circa 1835

Price  $785

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Title Large rare French Gilt Bronze Ormolu Louis XVI table Plateau

Dimensions

Height 5cm

Length 73cm

Depth 46cm

Description

Gilt bronze antique French Louis XVI heavy mirror top table plateau of very large size.

These rare pieces were used as a platform upon which precious  candelabra etc were presented in the centre of the banquet table. The raised section allows for more importance  to the presentation item but also drawers damaging temperatures away from the table top surface , such as silver tureens or champagne or ice buckets etc.

Heavy bronze framework with mercurial gilding and mounted upon oak panel.


France, Circa 1790

Price AUD $4850

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Title Imperial Austrian Empire Gilt Bronze Ormolu Candlestick Signed HOLLENBACH

Dimensions

Height 20cm

Length 9cm

Depth 9cm

Description

Impressive Gilt bronze candlestick with the head of the Empress by Reknowned Austrian bronze foundry of David Hollenbach, Vienna. Superb quality of this piece reflects the very high standard that was achieved by this master Biedermeier foundry.

Gilded bronze  with chisseled details and stamped to base: HOLLENBACH WIEN.   .....Established 1840


Austrian , mid 19th century

Price AUD $1295

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Title    A Grand mercurial gilt heavy bronze candelabrum French Rennaissance style 19th century

Dimensions

Height 43 cm

Width 37 cm

Depth 37 cm

Candle base height : 27cm



Description

A Superb quality French ormolu candelabrum with with six arms emminating in two heights from a beautifully formed candelabra base.

Scroll arms or solid bronze with acanthus scrollwork and rams heads supporting neoclassical acanthus adorned wax trays and original candle cups.

It is very rare to find such a wonderful piece of ormolu and in such good condition. The gilding is flawless and original

 

French, Paris , circa 1840


Price $12,500

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Title  Pair or rare Swedish porphyry and ormolu candlesticks Karl Johan period

Dimensions

Height 19 cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 11 cm


Weight 2.5 kg


Description

Rare pair of Swedish Porphyry candelsticks with mercurial gilt bronze mounts.

This gorgeous pair are in excellent condition and the Swedish stone is unique and faultless, no chips or repairs.

In the Empire manner, with reeded column with chisseled floral acanthus scrollwork with palmette top. Still retain their original bronze wax drip trays / bobeche that hold the candle.

 Porphyry was mined in Alvdalen since 1788 . It was later aquired by the King of Sweden Karl XIV Johan, and these candelsticks would date and come from this source.

The lower platform base with turned ornamentation and shaped bases are all original and the gilding is flawless and original

 

Swedish, Stockholm, circa 1825


Price AUD $8995 pair

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Title   French Empire antique bronze paperweight, Candelabra base or Pocket Watch stand in Ormolu

Dimensions:


Height 23cm
Width 7 cm
Depth 7 cm

Weight 1.2kg


Description:

 


Antique French gilt bronze statue of a winged angel  in the neoclassical manner with finely sculpted wings. She has both hands grasping something that may have been the arms of a candelabrum or a pocket watch hook to hand the watch on.

Mounted on an engine turned pedestal with neoclassical floral pattaera and on square plinth.

 

French circa 1825

Price $ 595 AUD


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Title Beautiful Gladenbeck sculpted bronze statue mounted on sienna marble plinth with bronze detail.


Dimensions

Height 19cm

Length 6cm

Depth 5cm

Description

Bust of an ancient antique Greek possibly Aristotle or Euripides mounted on a square sienna marble plinth with lower bronze molding and mable platform.

This antique bust is signed to back by the famous Berlin foundry of H Gladenbeck and son. This fine sculpture dates from around 1890 -1910 and is in superb condition.

 


Price  $2600

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Title  Antique bronze and sienna urn  pastille burner with unusual anchor motif

Dimensions
Height 13 cm

Width 6 cm

Depth 6 cm


Description

Unusual Regency bronze Medicis vase with acanthus pedestal and anchor centre, suroounded by laural wreath banding, emblems of victory. Possibly made for Nelson as a memento of "the Sweet smell of Success" in his naval victories against Napoleon. The Sienna marble base also alludes to Napoleon's heritage.

Complete with the original pierced shaped cover for the cup or urn this pastille burner is a superb quality casting.


English circa 1810


Price  $1850

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Title Antique 1825 Gold gilt ormolu French Empire Louis Philippe cut glass storm shade candles

Dimensions
Height 48 cm

Width 14 cm

Depth 14 cm

Bronze height only 28cm
Description

Gilt French gilt Bronze ormolu Empire tazza with cut glass  storm shades circa 1825. In excellent condition with patinated upper dishes in the Regency manner. of impressive size, these antique cassolette stands would date from the Louis Philippe period.

The storm shades are hand blown glass and diamnond cut.

the tripod base is traditional of the ancient Roman neoclassical revival of Napoleon's era and are mercurial gilt .


French circa 1825


Price  $2295 pair

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Title Pair of antique Mercury gilt bronze rococo wall lights with later electrified candles

Dimensions

Height 33cm

Bronze only height 23cm
Width 20 cm

Depth 20 cm


Description

A beautiful pair of fine antique Rococo fire gilt bronze two arm wall lights, later electrified. The solid arms are cast in bronze and chisseled and burnished and then applied with mercurial gold . Superb quality and priced as a pair.

Superb quality ormolu.

French 19th century

Price $ 1350 the pair

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Title  Antique Chinese gilt bronze and patinated bronze Koro or incense burner

Dimensions

Height 17 cm

Width 14 cm

Depth 17 cm



Description

 

A well carved and cast bronze incense burner with different scenes to each side, highlighted in gilt bronze. . The lift off top lid is in solid bronze with gilt details of floral design.

 

The angular handles to each side with carved meander pattern and gilt details with a stylised gilded dragon motif to body.

The whole raised on elegant Tang period style legs .

Weight around 2.2 kg

Cast character siganutre underneath.

 

China circa 1840


Price AUD $1450

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Title    English Regency Lions mounted  desk top box for stamps or jewellery box

Dimensions

Height 10 cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 7 cm



Description

An English Regency period box in bronze with a lift lid  upon which a recumbant lion lies. Good patina and well cast details with carved plinth base.

 

England circa 1820


Price AUD $1100

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Title  Pair gilt bronze Directoire  Empire candlesticks of superb quality

Dimensions

Height 26 cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 11 cm



Description

Gorgeous pair of French ormolu gilt bronze candelsticks in the Directoire manner, with reeded inverted column with chisseled and mercury gilt bronze typical of the quality of fine Paris made fire gilt bronze ormolu. The whole raised on tri paw feet and patinated bronze shaped pedestal and complete with original bobeche.

 

France, Paris circa 1815


Price AUD $2300 pair

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Title  Rare Pair gilt bronze Louis XVI bronze and marble candelsticks.

Dimensions

Height 19 cm

Width 9 cm

Depth 9 cm



Description

Superb pair of French ormolu gilt bronze and white marble candelsticks in the Louis XVI style.

Superb quality and condition  typical of the quality of fine paris made fire gilt bronze ormolu.

France Paris circa 1840


Price AUD $1685 pair

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Title  Rare Pair gilt bronze Swedish late Gustavian candlesticks

Dimensions

Height 16 cm

Width 7 cm

Depth 7 cm



Description

Superb pair of Swedish late Gustavian gilt bronze and white marble candelsticks in column form. Each with traditional brass chain details of the neclassical period.

Raised on turned bronze collars and shaped square white mable bases.

Swedish Stockholm circa 1800


Price AUD $1595 pair

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Title Pair gilt bronze French Cassolettes with marble base, superb quality

Dimensions

Height 15 cm

Width 8.5 cm

Depth 8.5 cm



Description

Superb pair of two tone bronze cassolettes candelsticks, with mercurial gilt ramshead supports raised on hooved feet in the neoclassical Ancient Roman style.

Engine turned and gilt circular bases are raised on grey marble bases.

French 1830
1.5 kg pair
Price AUD $1,875 pair

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Title Pair of antique bronze dolphin vases Left and Right finely cast and chiselled details

Dimensions

Height 7cm

Length 9cm

Depth 6cm

Description

Pair FrenchRococo revival Gilt ormolu bronze dolphin vases of the Louis Philippe period
FRench Circa 1830

Price AUD $685 pair

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Title French patinated Bronze and crystal Ormolu Empire Clock Schinkel inspired neoclassicism

Dimensions

Width 18cm

Height 39cm

Depth 10cm

Description

Superb Quality French gilt bronze and brown patinated bronze gothic inspired clock with Charles X cut crystal inserts. The ormolu mounts are mercury firegilt of course and of the quality of Thomire. The gilt  bronze dial with painted enamel roman numerals and Breguet steel hands. In excellent working order and with silk suspension the two train 8 day movement with silver bell strike. Paris circa 1820.
Circa 1820

Price AUD $8,800

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Title Pair of exquisitly formed silvered bronze tazza urns

Dimensions

Height 11cm

Length 16cm

Depth 14cm

Description

Pair of very well cast bronze and silvered urns in the Neoclassical Empire manner. No makers marks but of the quality of Christofle

Note that these have not been cleaned and there appears to be a mark inside one dish, that may easily polish out. We like to leave the patina on genuine antiques.

French mid 19th century.


Circa 1860

Price AUD $1750 pair

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Title Pair of Regency period Bronze Dolphin Candlesticks circa 1820

Dimensions

Width 11cm

Height 22cm

Depth 8cm

Description

Pair of English Regency solid bronze dolphin candlesticks circa 1820 with lovely well chisseled details. Good weight ( 3kg) and lovely dark brown patina.

Circa 1820 , Priced per pair
ENGLAND Circa 1820

Price AUD $2,800

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Title Superb Pair antique Rococo Ormolu gilt Bronze Candlesticks male female

Dimensions

Height 21cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 10 cm

Weight 1.7kg

Description

Superb Pair rococo bronze candlesticks with male and female caryatid supports. Beautifully carved and chisseled details to ormolu. Absolutely complete and original, each figure holding aloft a rocaille shell with a antualistic candle scone.

French

Price AUD $3,850

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Title Ormolu Empire Jewel Casket With Putto

Dimensions

Width 18cm

Height 10cm

Length 13cm

Description Ormolu Empire jewel casket with putto top. Raised on paw feet and gilt ormolu wreath on bronze casket. Mounted on black marble base
Circa 1820

Price AUD $2,950

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Title French Empire Gilt Ormolu Urn
Dimensions Height 9cm Length 14cm Depth 11cm

Description French Empire revival Gilt ormolu urn of the Louis Philippe period
Circa 1830

Price AUD $855
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Title   French Empire Bronze and Sienna marble urn

Description

Superb quality French Empire period Sienna marble based urn with highly detailed bas relief and flared top with egg and dart border. Finely sculpted with embelms of a good harvest , including fish, birds, wheat wine etc, with baskets of flower and garlands.

The interior is plain with bronze based bottom.  and on its original square plinth, all cast in one section.


France, Circa 1815
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Title  Bronze cast Imperial Austrian double headed eagle plaque  with latin inscription

Dimensions

Height 13cm

width 13 cm

Description

A large heraldic bronze of a double headed eagle on a shiled with crown and maltese cross above. The shield is resting on a stylised ribbon banner that proclaims in Latin " TEMPUS ET MEUM JUS" the moto used by King Milan 1st of Serbia 1882-1889.

 

Weight 150 grams


Austro-Hungarian Empire /

Serbia , circa 1885

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Title Pair of antique gilt bronze Empire wall lights candle sconces

Dimensions

Height 34cm,

Width 7 cm

Depth 14 cm


Description

A beautiful pair of fine French antique Empire fire gilt bronze one arm wall lights, drilled for later electrification. The solid arms are cast in bronze and chisseled and burnished and then applied to theornate rozette centre wall plate .

Superb quality ormolu and priced as a pair.

 

French 19th century

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Title Heavy Gilt Bronze octagonal shaped medal enscribed Leipzig

Dimensions

Height 1cm

Length 8cm

width 8cm

Description

Gilt bronze antique German medallion with the head of a man in traditional hunting attire with hat and long pipe in the manner of a Ranger of the forrest.

 

Weight is around 100 grams.


German , circa 1920

Price AUD $85

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Title Solid bronze lady in stylish butterfly dress of the Art Deco flapper style

Dimensions

Height 34cm

width 16 cm
Weight 2.1 kg


Description

Well sculpted solid bronze statue of a Flapper Dancer Girl in traditional Art Deco dress. The front and back of her gown with nicely engraved butterfly motiv, she holds a large butterfly shaped fan and has a butterfly landing on her shoulder.

 With hand finished beautiful verdigris patina , this fine sculpture is mounted on a turned black marble circular base.

No signatures or foundry marks.

She wears a Parisienne bob haircut and has a butterfly shaped ribbon in her hair.


European , 20th century

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Title  Pair patinated bronze  Empire candlesticks of superb quality on Sienna marble base

Dimensions

Height 32 cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 11 cm


Weight 2.5 kg


Description

Gorgeous pair of French dark brown patinated bronze candelsticks in the Empire manner, with reeded column with chisseled floral acanthus scrollwork with palmette top. Still retain their original bronze wax drip trays or bobeche that hold the candle.

 

The whole raised on tri paw feet and Polished Sienna marble shaped pedestal and complete with original bobeche all in superb condition for thier age.

 

France, Paris circa 1825


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Title Solid bronze pair French Empire neoclassical urns on reeded pedestals

Description

Well sculpted in solid bronze this pair of superbquality neoclassical cassolette urns raised on reeded column pedestal and on finely details square plinth.

 


French  19th century

 


Price

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Title  Pair gilt bronze and white marble  Louis XVI cassolette urns converting into candlesticks

Dimensions

Height 23 cm

Width 11 cm

Depth 11 cm


Weight 2.1 kg


Description

Pair of white marble and gilt bronze ormolu cassolette urns with tops that unscrew and when reversed form candelsticks.

A lovely pair in original condition. more images available

 

France, Paris circa 1845


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Title   Large impressive heavy real bronze three handle urn with swans necks

Dimensions

 

Height 58 cm

Width 44 cm
Depth 44cm


Description

An impressive sized lost wax technique casting of a real bronze pallacial urn with finely sculpted portrait masks and French Empire style swans neck handles. Lovely carved details including a turned and moulded Empire socle base.

Being bronze, it is ideal for the garden or for the interior on a grand scale.


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Title  Antique pair French Bronze ormolu marble putto urns

Dimensions

Height 32cm

width 12 cm
Depth 12 cm

 

Weight 8 kg


Description

A pair of large bronze covered urns or vases in the rococo manner of Louis XVI , sculpture in solid bronze featuring bachanalian cupid figures at play with cascading grapes etc. Twin handles to each urn and raised on a turned and engraved socle base and with white marble pedestal with gilt ormolu molding. These urns are designed to be seen from any angle and have been sculpted all round.

 


French circa  mid 19th century

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Title  very large Gilt brass Napoleonic French Empire urn or tazza centrepiece on pedestal

Dimensions

Height 26cm

Width 22cm
Depth 16 cm

weight 2.2 kg


Description

Very large French antique Empire Style two handled urn or tazza with gilt bronze handles. The engine turned dish sits on a finely turned moulded base and raised on a square plith adorned with a wreath.

Mounted on an neoclassical ornate stepped base.

 

The wreath is mounted front on whilst the other three sides are plain.

 Pictured as the large urn on the left hand side below.


Circa 1835

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Title Solid bronze Art Deco Lady dancer with pleated skirt

Dimensions

Height 41cm

width 15 cm

Depth 13 cm
Weight 3.2 kg


Description

Well sculpted solid bronze statue of a l Art Deco lady in pleated  dress in the manner of Chiparus. The front and back of her gown embroidered "starfish" beads and pearls. She holds her arms raised behind her head and the skirt is full of movement.

 With hand finished beautiful verdigris patina , this fine sculpture is mounted on a pyramis bronze base and mounted on black marble plinth.

No signatures or foundry marks.

 


European , 20th century

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Title  Pair French Empire Bronze Tazza on black marble bases

Dimensions

Width 17cm

Height 15cm

Depth 13cm

Description

RARE pair of antique solid bronze cassolette vases or urns in the Medici manner, complete with scroll work handles and raised on stepped black marble pedestals. These Regency ormolu bronze originals are very much sought after. They have superb quality details in their elegant castings.

Unusually quite large size these urns would grace any Empire , Regency or Biedermeier period interior. European origin, dates to around first 1/4 of the 1800's.

 

 



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Title  Antique Pair late Georgian Regency period Bronze vase shaped Urns

Dimensions

Height 11cm

Length 7cm

Depth 7cm

Description

Pair of Regency Urns with fine engine turning and cast foliage framed square bases. Beautiful patina.


English Circa 1820

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Title Bronze Chinese DRAGON statue on burgundy marble base French 19th century

Dimensions

Height 12cm

Length 14cm

Depth 8cm

Description

Gorgeous bronze Griffin or Dragon statue with stretched wings and firmly footed on a rouge marble base.. Fienly chisseled scales to the body and resting on four well carved paws.

French made for the oriental gentleman collector.
Ideal as a paperweight.
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Title Pair of French Ormolu and marble urn shaped lamps

Dimensions

Width 29cm

Height 48cm
Height of urn only: 28cm


Description

Gorgeous Pair of french gilt bronze ormolu mounted green marble urns converted to electricity. Superb quality with figural bronze vespa sculptures in the Roman style to centre of each urn, one left facing the other right facing.

Fitted gilt interior Regency style shades complete these beautiful lamps.

 


France Circa 1870

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Title Fine silvered bronze French Empire table centrepiece

Dimensions 

Height 28cm
Width 12 cm

Depth 6 cm


Description Rare German art deco period (genuine) 1920's bronze statue of a maiden dressed in neoclassical draped clothing. Her hair in ringlets and in the period style with raised arms and hands above her head , she would have help a silvered piece of mirror glass, possibly with engraved design, but alas this mirror is no more, so the opportunity to supply one with your own design is here now!

The statue is cast in solid bronze with sculpted and carved details and is raised on a rectangular base raised on four stylised Georgian feet.

This bronze is not signed or dated, but thats no unusual for a bronze of the early 20th century like this. There is a small degree of repair to one arm but is hardly noticeable , please view all images. The maiden's head and hands are incised in order to hold the slice of mirror glass. again images are supplied below. German circa 1920. Metropolis is a movie created in the early film period of Germany, when it rivalled Hollywood for creation, technical supremacy and artistry. its the story of love and devotion and the style of this statue is clearly reminiscent of that period as the lady who leads, AMAZONE style, in bronze.



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Title  Marble based metal Pot Pourrie urn

Dimensions

Height 28 cm

Width 18 cm

Depth 11 cm


Weight 1.8 kg


Description

French 19th century lidded urn with pireced neck lid and bronze finial.

The Louis XVI style body with beautifully detailed carved bas relief modling . th urn is fitted with two open handles and is supported by a turned base with laurel leaf scrollwork. Black mabrle base fitted.

 

France, Paris circa 1875


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Title French Bronze Mortar and Pestle
French bronze mortar and pestle Dimensions Height 17cm Diameter 14cm

Description French bronze mortar and pestle very heavy with turned raised foot.
Circa 1840

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Title Solid Bronze Roman Style Wine Vessel
Solid Bronze Roman style wine vessel Dimensions Width 9cm Height 10cm Depth 6cm

Description Solid Bronze Roman style wine vessel after an antique but of 20th century origin. ( the original is in the museum) Beautifully carved details to the stylised animal handle and egg and dart border around the rim of the vessel.
Circa 1980

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Title Antique Empire Period Candlestick
Antique Empire period candlestick Dimensions Height 21cm Diameter 9cm

Description Antique Empire period candlestick with well chased and engine turned decoration. Originally from Sweden
Circa 1825

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Title Regency Style Bronze Caryatid Candlestick
Regency Style bronze caryatid candlestick Dimensions Height 24cm Diameter 9cm

Description Regency Style bronze caryatid candlestick with finely cast details
Circa 1820

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Title Solid Bronze Antique Warrick Vase
Solid Bronze antique Warrick Vase Dimensions Width 12cm Height 9cm Depth: 9cm

Description Solid Bronze antique Warrick Vase, 19th century English with a lovely patina and well case details.
Circa 1825

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Title Pair Bronze And Sienna Tazza Cassolettes
Pair bronze and Sienna tazza cassolettes Dimensions Width 14cm Height 10cm Depth 10cm

Description Rare Pair bronze and Sienna tazza cassolettes with trailing vine and acanthus handles. Raised on a circular plinth of Italian Sienna Marble. French 2nd quarter of the 19th century.
Circa 1830

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Title Ormolu French Bronze Gothic Mask Mount
Ormolu French bronze gothic mask mount Dimensions Width 10cm Height 13cm

Description Ormolu French bronze gothic mask furniture mount with good chisseled details and traces of original mercurial gilding. 18th century circa 1750, on modern studio display stand
Circa 1750

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Title Antique Georgian Bronze Pastille Burner
Antique Georgian Bronze Pastille burner Dimensions Width 7cm Height 10cm Depth 6cm

Description Antique Georgian Bronze Pastille burner incense burner for burning perfumed pastilles. nice flambe finial to top and raised on four turned feet
Circa 1820

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Title Antique Bronze Regency Pastille Burner
Antique Bronze Regency Pastille burner Dimensions Width 9cm Height 13cm Depth 6cm

Description Antique Bronze Regency Pastille burner of the period circa 1820 with a genie and butterflies surrounding the parfume cluster. English Regency
Circa 1820

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Title Solid Bronze Venus Statue Sculpture
Solid Bronze Venus statue sculpture Dimensions Height 11cm

Description Solid Bronze Venus statue sculpture possibly Viennese or French 1820. Ideal as a desk top item or paperweight. Lovely details.
Circa 1820

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Title Rare French Empire Pair Of Candelabra
Rare French Empire pair of candelabra Dimensions Height 48cm

Description Rare French Empire pair of candelabra with rouge mabrle bases Left and Right hand angel supports.
Circa 1825

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Title Black Marble French Empire Bronze Tazza
black marble French empire bronze tazza Dimensions Width 16cm Height 23cm Length 12cm

Description Pair black marble French empire bronze tazza nicely chisseled detail
Circa 1825

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Title Bronze Church Or Ships Bell
Bronze church or ships bell Dimensions Circa 1890 Height 19cm Diameter 20cm

Description Bronze church or ships bell 19 cm tall including hanging loop by 20 cm diametre. Would have used an external hammer (non extant) good bronze patina.
Circa 1890

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Title Extremely Rare Ormolu Empire Inkwell
Extremely rare ormolu Empire inkwell Dimensions Height 10cm Length 11cm Depth 6cm

Description Extremely rare ormolu Empire inkwell in the shape of a sarcophagus raised on lions paw feet . The top with Napoleons hat and sword. The interior fitted with inkwell and powder and underneath in finely chisseled gilt bronze the likeness of Napoleon in state resting on a silvered cushion and cloth. These types of inkwells are very rare and illustrate the saying "the pen is mightier than the sword". Similar ones are cast in iron and stem from Berlin in the 1820's
Circa 1825

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Title French Antique Bronze Foal Paperweight
French antique bronze foal paperweight Dimensions Height 7cm Length 12cm Depth 7cm

Description French antique bronze foal paperweight on marble base. last half of the 19th century or earlier. Beautifully sculpted and chisseled detail
Circa 1850

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Title Bronze Empire Tazza Cut Crystal Bowl
bronze empire tazza cut crystal bowl Dimensions Height 22cm Length 15cm Depth: 15cm Diameter 15cm

Description bronze empire Revival tazza cut crystal bowl supported by neoclassical caryatid figure and raised on tripodia lions paw feet. Parcel gilt and patinated
Circa 1900

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Title Wonderful Regency Bronze Warwick Vase
Dimensions Height 9cm Length 9cm Depth 12cm

Description Wonderful Regency bronze Warwick vase with lovely patina and polished interior
Circa 1820

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Title Bronze Pair French Heavy Candlesticks
Bronze Pair French Heavy candlesticks Dimensions Height 27cm Diameter 11cm

Description Bronze Pair French Heavy candlesticks with ornate castings in the Louis Philippe period. Compatible with William IV style. Foliage scrollwork and triform base
Circa 1840

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Title Pair Regency Bronze Urns
Dimensions Height 11cm Length 7cm Depth 7cm

Description Pair of Regency Urns with fine engine turning and cast foliage framed square bases. Lovely patina
Circa 1820

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Title Rare Pair Neoclassical Gilt Bronze Tazza
Rare pair neoclassical gilt bronze tazza Dimensions Height 17cm Length 17cm Depth 17cm

Description Rare pair neoclassical gilt bronze tazza after a design by K.F Schinkel, Silvered and gilt with patinated bronze base
Circa 1835

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Title Regency Period Bronze Candlestick

Dimensions

Height 22cm

Diameter 8cm

Description Regency period bronze candlestick with maiden and flower basket and palmettes raised on four turned legs with original bobeche (wax tray)
Circa 1820

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Title Regency Period Gilt Bronze Paperweight
Regency period gilt bronze paperweight Dimensions Height 10cm Length 13cm Depth 8cm

Description Regency period gilt bronze paperweight in the shape of an urn. Mounted on a black stone base
Circa 1820

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Title Napoleon III French Bronze Candelabra
Napoleon III French bronze candelabra Dimensions Height 18cm Length 20cm Depth 8cm

Description Napoleon III French bronze candelabra in beautifully patinated bronze> the exquisite detail to this cupid and his bow and the overall design of this fine piece indicates that it is undoubtedly from the Paris foundry of Barbedienne, but is is unsigned.
Circa 1870

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Title Pair Regency Gilt Bronze Candle Lustres
Pair Regency gilt bronze candle lustres Dimensions Height 23cm Length 10cm Depth 10cm

Description Pair Regency gilt bronze candle lustres with crystal drops, finely chased bronze work and sconce. A lovely pair of candlesticks of the period
Circa 1825

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Title French Bronze Table Mirror Empire Period
French Bronze table mirror Empire period Dimensions Height 42cm Length 25cm Depth 11cm

Description French Bronze table mirror Empire period with lovely gilt figural medallion to front of base. Mirror tilts and appears to be the original glass
Circa 1820

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Title Heavy Bronze Pair Of Candelabrae
Heavy bronze pair of candelabrae Dimensions Height 69cm Diameter 28cm

Description Heavy bronze pair of candelabrae in the French manner with seven candle holders. beautifully carved and cast in solid bronze after a Louis Phillipe design, extremely heavy but elegant good patinated surface. priced as a pair only

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