Processional Virgin, bisque head, terracotta hands, soft body stuffed with straw, sulphide eyes, original dress and socks. The Virgin rests on its original base in gilded wood.
Oak wood sculpture of the child Saint Luke holding a calf on his knees.
Oil on canvas, family portrait.
In the middle of the 19th century, the bourgeoisie, actor and beneficiary of the industrial revolution, wanted to leave to posterity the image of its economic and social success. Failing to belong to a noble line, she celebrates the family, keystone of this new bourgeois model. The challenge is then to create an image for yourself at the same time as to build a genealogy, a historical legitimacy…
Oil on canvas, “Portrait of a girl” with curved hair in a bun and the dress of the empire style.
Oil on canvas “Portrait of a quality lady” with a court dress and “a la fontange” hairstyle, probably the portrait of a maid of honor.
Living room table, in polychrome wood, representing an Italian landscape, arabesques and imitation of marble, moving top, opening on a drawer. Piemonte, Italy,
Bust of Venus coming out of the bath, in patinated plaster.
Bust of a fauness after Clodion (1738-1814), in marble.
Perfumery display, made in Italy around 1900 for the Grasse perfumeries. Painted and carved wood with gold leaf motifs, polylobed top opening with two drawers. A wonder of the Belle Epoque!
Stern figure for the rear castle of a Spanish galleon, in polychrome wood representing a bust of allegorical sculpture crowned with flowers and fruits, symbol of abundance.