French, circa 1740BeechwoodH. 92 cm, L. 50 cm, P : 58 cm
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...
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...
Chinese Porcelain, circa 1750(Height: 72cm)Provenance : Louis Alexandre Berthier Marechal de France, Prince de Wagram (1753‐1815), thence by descent,
Provenance : Lagerfeld collection
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
The serpentine form breche d’Alep marble top above a bombé case covered overall in bois de bout floral marquetry, the front with a pair of drawers inlaid sans traverse with floral sprays, richly mounted overall, with four scrolled handles, the sides with serpentine encadrements and with c‐scroll clasps, with rocaille‐cast...
Paris circa 1720
The scrolling cresting surmounted by a helmet headed wit feathers over a canopy with birds, above a central bevelled plate within four bevelled panes with pierced cartouches at the angles.Paris circa 1725.200 cm high / 104 cm wide
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.Gilles l’Aîné († 1765) clockmaker master in 1746Louis XV period, Paris circa 1750.61 cm high
Napoli, early 18th century.
French, circa 1720Carved and gilded wood, mercury mirrorH. 184,5 cm, L. 115 cm