Fine Art Nouveau "L'Etang" (The Pond) Jardiniere featuring frolicking children, circa 1890's. Well cast sculpture by one of the most highly regarded artists working in France in the Art Nouveau Era. A similar example is pictured in The Paris Salons-vol. V, page 369. This is an unusual example by Larche, well known for his design of The Loie Fuller lamp. Dimensions: 10 1/2" H., 11 1/2" W.; signed,circa 1890's.
Original Paul Cesar Helleu etching, "Madame Alice Helleu Lisant". This etching in black ink depicts the artist's wife Alice in profile reading. Signed in pencil lower left below plate mark. Excellent condition. Dimensions: Height 9 1/4" plate mark, Width 6 1/4" plate mark. Full margins. Framed Modern Art Nouveau moulding, wrapped silk mat with inner Fillet. Framed: Height 23", Width 20", circa 1900.
Massive example of Art Glass by the firm of Pallme-Konig & Habel, known as the leading competitor of Loetz in Austria in the early 1900's. Textured green glass with purple iridescent highlights similar to Loetz Papillon Glass. Allover random aubergine color threading which the firm is known for. Minor flaking at bottom edges. A truly spectacular example for Arts & Crafts, Secession or Art Nouveau interior. Austria, circa 1910. Wired for U.S. electricity. Dimensions: Height overall with rod - 35", Shade diameter - 18", Height - 5 1/2".
Chiparus portrayed children in his earliest works. This rare and massive example depicts a spirited youth playing pipes. Detailed casting by Etling, the artists early foundry. Greenish patina with contrasting golden-brown high lights to hair and pipes. A similar subject shown in a photo with Chiparus in his studio; page 13 in "Chiparus-Master of Art Deco", by Alberto Shayo. Dimensions: Height 15", Length 21", Width 6 1/2".
Youthful Clown Figure by one of Rosenthal's most prominent artists, Ferdinand Lieberman. Signed in porcelain. Rosenthal datemark for 1927. Professional repair to tip of one shoe. Dimensions: Height 6", Width 4 1/2".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #170082 (stock #5090)
Among the most desirable of Rosenthal's early Art Deco Figures; signed in the porcelain Dorothea Charol. Date mark for 1921. Beautifully painted in rich colors. Mint condition. Pictured in "Rosenthal", by Dieter Struss, 1995, page 61. Dimensions: Height 6 3/4", Length 11".
Vertical ironwork suspension leads to a frame with circular embellishments. A moulded convex glass bowl with semi-circular florals rests within the framework. A bold Art Deco interpretation. Made in France circa 1925. Dimensions: 40 " H, 21" W.
Unusual British Citrus Juicer Reamer. Upon piercing citrus on tripod prongs a twist carries the juices through funnel to removable glass bowl. Made in Birmingham circa 1920 by George Bowen & Sons. Dimensions: 3 3/4" H, 5" W.
Three bottle finely cut crystal tantalus for wine or whiskey. Holder supported by scroll and acanthus ornamented feet. Adorned with loop handle for transport. British registry marks beneath. January 20, 1870. 12 1/4" H Each Bottle, 15 3/4" H Stand.
Gilded bronze seal signed A. Marionnet. Fine quality casting of deep relief foliates and opening flower heads. France circa 1900. 4 1/4" H.
A diamond shape top incorporates Secession florals above vertical relief lozenge ornamentation. Influenced by Josef Hoffmann foliate designs. Stamped Alpacca; silvered pewter. Made in Germany circa 1905. 2 7/8" H.
A lovely bust of an elegant woman in hat with a ribbon about her neck. An example typical of the finest works associated with this highly regarded artist born in Belgium in 1856. Bears Societe Des Bronzes De Paris Foundry Seal. Onyx base. France circa 1890. Titled "Theresa", an example pictured in 'Bronzes Sculptors Founders' by Berman; page 340. Dimensions: 7 3/4" H.
Georges Van Der Straeten born in Belgium 1850. An Art Nouveau Bronze of a woman with hair upswept into a ribbon. Lush brown patina. lovely features capture the remarkable expression and detail this sculptor is known for. Societe Des Bronzes De Paris Foundry Seal, France circa 1890. Onyx base. Dimensions: 7 3/8" H.
Pair of Art Nouveau Royal Dux pottery vases with pierced handles and florals. Ivory tone background with painted green & gilt accented relief flowers. Bases with impressed Royal Dux Bohemia triangles and factory numbers. One impressed Austria. Excellent condition. Height 9", width of base 5 1/2". Circa 1905
Scrolling Art Deco ironwork chandelier with three arms. The internally decorated mottled art glass shades in plum and golden tones represent a sunset. The glass signed Degue. France circa 1925. Dimensions: 38 1/2" H, 19 1/2" W.
Set-of-Eight carved bone cocktail picks each with a sterling silver mounted cap. The set rests with a flocked holder. Accompanied by the original maker's card for the Frank M. Whiting Silversmith describing the set. Quite an unusual set. Made in Meriden, Connecticut circa 1930's. Dimensions: 3 1/8" L Each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1920 item #1158214 (stock #6268)
An unusual example of WMF (Wurttembergisch Metalwaren Fabrik) Secession design. The superbly executed form consists of a sauciere fashioned as one unit with its attached oval tray beneath. Raised Secession elements reminiscent of Josef Hoffmann Gitterwerk embellish the form. Gilded within. The well known Germany workshop's oxidation marks upon the handle. Made circa 1910. Dimensions: 4 1/2" H, 9 1/2" L.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1171940 (stock #6325)
Cut crystal wine or claret jug with a Bacchus mask pouring spout. The handle and hinged top mounted with Griffin and bird forms. The crystal vessel elegantly cut in a series of diamonds and stars above interlacing festooning elements. A magnificent Victorian interpretation. England circa 1880. Dimensions: 5 3/4" W, 11" H.