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.
Height 82.6 in
Width 43.3 in
Depth 20.4 in
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 from the beginning of the 19th century,
Rock crystal, gilted and patinated metal
Height 43.3 in x Diameter 31.4 in
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.
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.
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