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5298
1970s

with a nod to the Napoleon III carved ropetwist stools by Fournier, this similarly carved chair in a ropetwist style with knotted feet; the framed cartouche-shaped upholstered back above a tight seat all raised on splayed supports; good vintage condition with overall even wear and patina; later upholstery in good condition, some movement to frame

$1,100
Available
French Napoleon III Reverse-etched Venetian Style Wall Mirror
5365
1890

the rectangular giltwood outer frame surrounding mirrored panels with reverse-etched decoration of floral and foliate vines; all bordering a giltwood slip surrounding the original beveled plate; rubbing and patina to re-gilded surface; overall abrasions and antiquing to original mercury mirror plates; no cracks or chips

Height: 
40"
Width: 
32.25"
Depth: 
1.25
$8,600
Sold
French Napoleon III Carved Giltwood Rope-Twist Oval Mirror
5305
1870

the boldly-carved rope-twist oval frame embellished with acanthus leaves all surrounding a later beveled mirror plate; overall even wear and patina to refreshed gilding; antiquing to plate; some shrinkage to wood

Height: 
38.5"
Width: 
29"
Depth: 
2"
$6,500
Available
Fine Pair of French Cerulean Blue Opaline Lamps with Polychromed Decoration
5173
vases late 19th century

each large tapering vessel finely decorated with naturalistic paintings in enamel of parrots on flower laden branches with gilt accents; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; minor wear to gilt; now mounted as lamps

Height: 
19.25" (top of glass) 32.25" (top of shade)
Diameter: 
7"
$7,250
Available
Four Empire Style Cerulean-glazed Porcelain Vases with Chinoiserie Motifs
5044
late 19th Century

each tall ovoid Paris Porcelain vase flanked by upright handles; the front of each depicting figures in a landscape setting; the reverse with a garden scene; adorned with gilt accents throughout; unmarked; excellent antique condition with no chips or cracks; slight gilt loss 

Height: 
17"
Width: 
9"
Depth: 
7.5"
$8,400
Sold
Pair of Empire Style Cerulean-glazed Porcelain Vases with Chinoiserie Motifs
5034
late 19th Century

each tall ovoid Paris Porcelain vase flanked by upright handles; the front of each depicting figures in a landscape setting; the reverse with a garden scene; adorned with gilt accents throughout; unmarked; excellent antique condition with no chips or cracks; slight gilt loss 

 

Height: 
17"
Width: 
9"
Depth: 
7.5"
$4,200
Sold
A French Napoleon III Giltwood and Composite Oval Mirror with Ribbon Crest and Oak Leaf Border
4966
circa 1880

the well-executed mirror with flourishing ribbon crest above an oval frame adorned with oak and laurel leaf border; surrounding the original beveled mirror; excellent antique condition with minor professional repairs to ribbon; refreshed gilding

Height: 
47"
Width: 
33"
Depth: 
6"
$7,200
Hold
Pair of French Glazed Earthenware Urns;  signed 'Emile Muller, Paris'
4812
circa 1880

each of impressive size with short everted laurel leaf mouth flanked by scrolled handles with bold acanthus leaf decoration; the compressed bulbous body with overlapping foliate ring all raised on a splayed base with square plinth; good antique condition with overall even wear; minor chipping along the base

Height: 
23"
Diameter: 
22"
$12,800
Sold
4790
1950's

the barrel-back bergere with well-carved rope-twist frame all in the French Napoleon III style; newly upholstered; refreshed gilding with some wear

Height: 
32"
Seat height: 
17" arm height: 24.5"
Width: 
27"
Depth: 
26"
$5,500
Sold
a good quality napoleon III carved giltwood square-form stool
3019
circa 1880

the square saddle-stitched leather seat above an openwork apron all raised on splayed legs joined by an x-form stretcher with central finial; excellent antique condition with new leather upholstery and water-gilded surface

Height: 
17"
Width: 
18 1/4"
Depth: 
18 1/4"
$2,950
Sold

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