Scriban Library, Late 18th Century

Scriban composed of a flap that can be locked, the interior has six drawers, one of which locks.

A latch system allows the three large drawers in the lower part of the scriban to be closed without keys. To open the drawers you have to open the flap or open the desired drawer with a key.

The upper part of the scriban is a bookcase made up of two shelves and two glass doors that can be locked.

Late 18th century,
Germany

Portrait of a young woman with a pig’s head

Would this represent his mood or his generous temperament?

This young woman wears a blue dress and a blue ribbon tied in her hair. In his right hand is an object whose handle is made of silver and mother-of-pearl.

19th Century
France

Young man, english school XVIII

Oil on canvas depicting a young man against a landscape background.

This young man is probably the young Charles Beauclerk (1670 – 1726), the first Duke of Saint-Albans, son of King Charles II and his mistress Nell Gwynne.

18th century
English School
Surroundings of the painter Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723)

Firewall, Circa 1800

Double-sided firewall
Silk painted and embroidered on one side.
The other side represents a basket of flowers and fruits embroidered and painted.

Structure composed of two columns.
The base ends in lion’s feet.

Mahogany, silk, glass and brass

Directoire,
Circa 1800,
France

English writing case, Chippendale style

Lady-shaped Chippendale-style walnut writing desk.
This splendid office dating from the end of the 19th century. It is a shaped walnut piece of furniture, Lady Chippendale style model. In addition to being functional, it is also a fine example of elegance, thanks to the refined choice of wood and decorations of which it is made.

He can be considered the most famous English cabinetmaker of this period.

Second half of the 19th century