Arte Povera cabinet

Painted, wooden cabinet with a very delicate paperwork decoration of leaves, flowers and insects. On the top, the grid doors open on shelves, on the bottom, two tirrors and decorated leaves also opening on shelves.
Italy

Height 82.6 in
Width 43.3 in
Depth 20.4 in


Sapphic mirror

Painted and gilted trumeau mirror, with an oil on canvas representing two women in love.
Could come from a brothel from the 19th century...

H 52,3 x L 30,7 in


Sapphic mirror, detail


"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


Libertine miniature

Miniature painted on paper figuring a libertine, galant scene.
Inscription in French : "Porte la moy, dépêche toy, car Cupidon me tue si je ne boy"
France, 18th century

Length 7.8 x Width 5.1 in with its (posterior) wooden frame
6.6 x 3.9 in without its frame


Cast-iron vase supported by a child

Cast-iron exterior ensemble, composed of a child wearing a draped cloth, supporting a vase.
Removable parts.
19 th century

Height : 53.9 in


Portrait of Madame Tallien, princess of Chimay

French School circa 1820, Portrait of Thérèsa Cabarrus (1773-1835), known as Madame Tallien and princess of Chimay.
Oil on panel (with an ancient pen mark on the back) with Art Nouveau gilted bronze frame.

Thérèsa Cabarrus can be recognized by her anemone crown (French painter Gérard represented her this way). Although she was well known as a Revolutionary muse, she eventually married prince of Chimay, fervent monarchist under the French Restauration (1815-1848).

9.4 x 6.2 without frame
Height 14.1 in with frame


Princess of Chimay, detail


Full-length portrait of a little girl

Large oil on canvas representing a little girl in a white dress, holding to a olive tree branch, with at her feet an alphabet open book.
Gilted wooden frame.
19th century

Height 46.4 x Length 35.4 in with its frame


Weeping baby Jesus

Wooden sculpted and painted baby Jesus, with its wooden stand.
Glass eyes, tears sculpted on his cheeks.

Height (with stand) : 24 in