A PAIR OF NORTH ITALIAN POLYCHROME PAINTED IRON CHANDELIERS

Piedmont Mid-18th century H 130 cm Ø 120 cm — Ht 51¼  x Ø 47 ¼ in. Part of a small group of painted tole chandeliers with this distinctive form including one in the Royal palace of Racconigi (N. Gabrielli, Racconigi, Turin, 1972, p. 95) and one in the Fondazione...

A NORTH ITALIAN CARVED AND GILTWOOD MIRROR

Turin, second quarter 18th Century.The cresting, feet and border decorated with the original cut glass plates.H 226 cm x l 132 cm — Ht 89 x Wd 52 in. The mirror is part of a small group of mirrors with etched glass peripheral plates all produced by the same yet-to-be...

A PAIR OF GILT BRONZE-MOUNED CHINESE POWDER PORCELAIN

Chinese powder blue porcelain baluster vases and covers. The mounts late Louis XV (circa 1770 - 1775) The porcelain Qianlong period  (1736 - 1795) H 45 x l 26 x P 23 cm - Base: 13.5 x 13.5 cm Ht 17¾ x 10 ¼ x Dp 10¼ in. - Base:...

THREE GERMAN WALL SAVONNERIES TAPESTRIES OF PRINCELY PROVENANCE

Commissioned by Clemens August von Wittelsbach (1700‐1761) for his Cabinet at Schloss Augustusburg near Brühl.Woven from designs by Johann Martin Metz (1717‐1790) at the Bonn Savonnerie manufacture (1758‐1761) (Kurkölnische Savonneriemanufaktur)Savonnerie knotted pile, wool, hempEach tapestry 400 x 102 cm Provenance :Prince Elector Clemens August von Wittelsbach (1700‐1761). Commisioned for his...

A PAIR OF LATE LOUIS XV GILT-BRONZE TWO‐LIGHT WALL‐LIGHTS

Each surmounted by a flaming two‐handled fluted husk‐trailed vase flanked by husk trails and fluted scrolled branches, each with an acanthus‐wrapped drip‐pan below fluted vase‐shaped nozzles, above a tapering panelled shaft decorated with piaster frieze.Paris circa 176542 cm highWall‐lights of the same form were delivered in 1763 by the Parisian...

ALOYS ZÖTL (1803‐1887)

Der kapische Schakal, Der Schakal vom Senegal(Tanis mesomelas, Tanis anthus (lat), The jackal (eng))Signed, inscribed and dated ‘A.Z. pinxit am 17 Aprill 1859’ (lower right), and further inscribed with a text.Watecolour on paper, executed on 17 April 185944 x 55,5 cm

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU CARTEL CLOCK

Gilles l’Aîné († 1765) clockmaker master in 1746Louis XV period, Paris circa 1750.Ht 61 cm The movement and the circular enamelled dial with Roman and Arabic chapters signed GILLES L’AÎNÉ À PARIS, within a pierced scrolled foliate rocaille case issuing flower garlands and a bird.