Important pastel from the 19th century

Pastel from a follower of French painter Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun (1755-1842). The subject is the painter's self portrait with her daughter Jeanne-Lucie-Louise aka Julie in 1789. The original oil on canvas is now at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

With frame : height 58.2 in width 43.3 in
Without frame : height 44 in width 34.6 in


Precious desk

A small, gilded and painted wooden desk
Florence, Italy, 1940's

Hight : 38.5 in
Length : 31.1 in
Depth closed : 18.1 in and open : 29.1 in


Juliette Récamier on ivory

French Miniature on ivory with a burr frame, representing Juliette Récamier, muse from the First Empire, after her portrait by French painter François Gérard (1770-1837), now in Carnavalet Museum, Paris.

8.2 x 9.8 in


Mannequin hands and vanity-pipe

Mannequin, articulated hands, circa 1930

Ivory, sculpted pipe, two hands surrounding a skull, forming a vanity, 19th century

Two left hands taken from two santos, mounted on black stands.

These objects do not form an ensemble, they are proposed separateley.

Mannequin hands : 8.6 in
Pipe : 3.5 x 2.3 in
Santos hands : height 11.4 in


Vanity allegory

Oil on zinc, Italy, beginning of the 19th century

9.8 x 11.4 in


Two heads

On the left, a painted head, with Danjard "breveté en 1860" stamp, a knob on its neck, resting on a wooden stand.
On the right, a painted head and bust, its head dressed with a French Savoyard bonnet with lace and blue silk ribbons.

Danjard head : height : 9.4 in (without stand) and 18.8 in (with its stand)
Savoyard head : height : 15.7 in.


Rustic santos

Height 29.5 in


Six leaves screen

18th century, six leaves screen decorated, on one side with pastoral and seasonly scenes, on the other side with vegetal patterns imitating grisaille painting.

Height 47.6 in x Length of one sheet 23.6 in
Total Length 141.7 in


Painted canvas, galant scene

Important, French painted canvas from the 18th century representing, in a pastoral decor, a galant and musical scene.

Height 122 in x Length 90.5 in


"Panier" chandelier

"Panier" chandelier from the beginning of the 19th century,
Rock crystal, gilted and patinated metal

Height 43.3 in x Diameter 31.4 in