A LAPIS LAZULI CLOCK TOWER WITH ENAMELLED PEARL-SET SILVER-GILT MOUNTS, HERMANN BÖHM, VIENNA, CIRCA1880
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An ornate Austrian / German grandfather clock
Sarreguemines Majolica Jardinière c. 1890.
Examine the Berlin secretary cabinet, made in 1778-9. A writing cabinet crowned with a chiming clock, it featured finely designed marquetry panels and elaborate mechanisms that seemed to open doors and drawers automatically. Owned by King Frederick William II, the Berlin cabinet was noted for its ornate decoration, mechanical complexity and monumentality. Clearly the Roentgens’ super craftsmanship and innovative designs, combined with intriguing mechanical devices, greatly impacted on…
Automaton Clock England, 1780 The Victoria & Albert Museum
19th Century Antiques interior set: - Oil painting by Léon Légat French, 1829- unknown "Scene on a farm" - Gilt bronze clock garniture signed by JB Marchand, late 19th century - Console dessert table by Henry Dasson Louis XVI style, 1880 - A Continental Onyx, Champleve and Gilt Bronze Mounted Bowl, Late 19th century - Mantel clock by Phillipe Mourey French Late 19th century - Barbedienne style cup French Napoleon III period
Cabinet on Stand - Attributed to André-Charles Boulle French, Paris, about 1675 - 1680 Oak veneered with ebony, pewter, tortoiseshell, brass, ivory, horn, and various woods; with drawers of snake wood; painted and gilded wood figures; bronze mounts
Baroque Elaborately Inlaid Walnut Cabinet. German, c. 1750, attributed to Johann Georg Wahl, in three parts. Apx. 6'10"h x 46-1/2"w x 26-1/2"d Provenance: Property sold for the benefit of the Newark Museum Acquisition Endowment.
A rosewood, porcelain and gilt-bronze writing cabinet, Peter and Ernst Gambs and the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, St Petersburg, circa 1842 | Lot | Sotheby's