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18 April 2017
Bronze Brass and Spelter

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19th c. English Bronze
Stunning quality English School dark patinated and gilt bronze.

Dating to the 19th century.

Depicting Diana seated on a lion skin holding her bow.

Rouge marble base with scroll and paw feet.

Stands 38cm high.

In excellent condition, although the bow string needs attention.

A very high quality item.

U.K. Postage 21.00
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Price: £1,195
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Large 19th C. Bronze Barbedienne Tazza Centrepiece
Stunning bronze tazza, dating to c. 1880 with central design by Levillain.
Signed by both Levillain and to the foot of the pedestal by Barbedienne.

Ferdinand Barbedienne (1810-1892) was a highly important and prolific bronze founder of one of the most important French art foundries. He pioneered the use of mounts and, more commonly, bronze sculpture including figures and animals. Barbedienne produced catalogues of bronze reproductions of Greek and Roman classical sculpture.

Ferdinand Levillain(1837-1905) exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1861. He was awarded a Silver Medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle, and was made by the French state Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 1982.

A large and heavy piece measuring:

18 1/2" wide handle to handle x 5 1/4" tall.
47cm x 14cm.

A sound investment piece and also very decorative indeed.
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Pair William IV Brass Candlestick Lustres c.1830
A fine pair of William IV brass lustres with detachable nozzles.

Dating to c.1830.

Each has a total of eight cut glass prisms hanging from a brass rose.

With spreading circular bases and sunburst decroation to the stems.

In very nice condition overall.

Each stands 8" tall. 20cm.

Very decorative and desirable pair of candlesticks.
Price: £275
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Pair French Bronze Paris Porcelain Mantel Candlesticks
A fine pair of French dark patinated bronze mantle sticks with Paris porcelain Bleu Celeste bases and decoration.

Dating to c.1880.


With spreading circular bases and ball decoration to the stems, each being hand painted with a trailing floral design.

In very nice condition overall. Some gilt loss to the porcelain.

Each stands 8 1/4" tall. 21cm.

Very decorative and desirable pair of candlesticks.
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Antique Cold Painted Spelter Bust - Poet Dante - c.1900
Beautifully modelled, Victorian cold painted spelter bust of the very famous Italian poet Dante. Dating to around 1900.

On a square pedestal base marked DANTE.

Signed E le Guillemin to the left side of the bust, under the shoulder recess.

In good condition. There is general wear to the paintwork over the whole bust, particularly to prominent areas. This is commensurate with age though and adds the authenticity expected from a piece of this age.

This is a heavy piece and measures approx:

11" tall x 7" wide.

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