Painted plumb Salvator Mundi
His face, chest, legs and arms painted, rests on a wooden base.
Flanders ? 17th century
Height : 19.6 in (without base)
Italian feet, 17th century
Two terracotta feet, with rests of painting, laced in a pair of embroidered sandals, with a velvet sole. Beautiful sculpture work from the end of the 16th, beginning of the 17th century. Probably part of a sculpture.
Length : 9 in
Height : 4.3 in
Terracotta feet, detail
Apollon marble head
Apollon head in marble, circa 1800
Height : 8.6 in
Bust of a little girl, Fernand Cian
Terracotta bust of a little girl by Fernand Cian (1889-1954) on a marble stand, in the taste of the 18th century portraits. She looks at her pendant, the little boy...
Beginning of the 20th century.
Fernando Ciancianaini signs under "Ferdinand Cian" and is the student of famous French sculptor Alexandre Falguière. He presents his works various times at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris, from 1908 to 1928, with an honorable mention in 1921. Cian specializes in children busts in the taste of the French 18th century. He sometimes signs his pastiches with famous artists' names, or with his own, and sometimes backdates. It's the case on 2 of his busts of children present in the Musée du Louvre.
Height : 21.2 in
Box for a woman in love
Burr and scale box, with a miniature representing a lady in an 18th century interior, on a sofa, kissing the portrait of her beloved whose letter she just read.
After an engraving by Louis Bonnet (1736-1793), on a subject by Jean-Baptiste Huet (1745-1811).
France, 19th century
Diameter: 3.1 in
Height: 0.7 in
Small ivory box, 18th century
Ivory box with a grisaille style miniature, representing a love allegory, in the taste of French miniaturist Piat-Joseph Sauvage (1744-1818).
The inside in red scale.
France, 18th century
Diameter : 2.3 in
Height : 0.7 in
French 18th century precious box
Scale and gold box with an ivory miniature representing a woman, dressed in the Antic style, putting a laurel crown on a column marked "l'amour et l'amitié les réunit" ("love and friendship reunites them") in french. At her feet, two embracing doves.
France, end of the 18th century
Diameter : 2.7 in
Height : 0.7 in
Venetian glass mirror
Venetian mirror, glass engraved with bords on branches and flowers.
A few replacements (3 small glass mirrors?)
Height : 36.2 in
Length : 28.3 in
Ivory sculpture representing Jesus as a Shepherd, partly lacquered and gilded, glass eyes, resting on a wooden, gilded and lacquered stand.
Spain, beginning of the 19th century
Height : 13.3 in