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HENIN & Cie – PART OF CUTLERY SET, CIRCA 1900

PART OF CUTLERY SET, CIRCA 1900
Silver with a design of foliage and pansies
Comprising: eleven table forks, seven table spoons, twelve dessert spoons
The design is attributed to Adolphe Truffier

Bibliography
For a set of twelve teaspoons or coffee spoons with the same design, see: David Allan, Le couvert et la coutellerie de table française au XIXème siècle, éditions Faton, 2007, p. 130, n. 118

FRANCOIS BOCQUET – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Finely chased repoussé silver, with a relief decoration of beetles; the base decorated with lapis lazuli cabochons
Signed underneath
18.7 cm. high

Born in Geneva, François Bocquet studied in Paris under Jean Dampt and as of 1900 was one of the five artists who exhibited at the Galerie des Artistes Modernes under the name “L'Art dans tout”.
A talented engraver he was at ease with producing both silver and copper objects which were either unique or in small edition. He adorned his silver objects with gold and enamel highlights and semi precious stones such as moonstones and lapis lazuli. His motifs are floral enhanced with insects (cicadas, ladybirds, bees).
He soon turns to jewelry and exhibits regularly at the Société Nationale de Beaux-Arts.

GEORGE BASTARD – BROOCH, 1906

BROOCH, 1906
Mother-of-pearl with an engraved vegetal decor
Signed G. BASTARD and dated 1906
3.5 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Another example shown at the Salon des artistes français, 1903

Bibliography
 L’Art Décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1903, vol. 1, n. 79

EUGENE GAILLARD – ART NOUVEAU BING – CHAIR, CIRCA 1900

CHAIR, CIRCA 1900
Carved walnut, tooled, embossed and patinated leather
The model was first presented in the Art Nouveau Bing pavillon at the Exposition Universelle of 1900
105.5 cm. high

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, August 1900, ill. p. 43 (the leather with a different design)
Renate Ulmer, Art Nouveau Symbolismus und Jugendstil in Frankreich, Arnoldsche, 1999, ill. p. 144, n. 132 (the leather with a different design)

GEORGES DE FEURE – ART NOUVEAU BING – RARE PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900

RARE PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900
Bronze with a brown patina
Bearing the Art Nouveau Bing store label
43 cm. high

Bibliography
L’Art appliqué, 1904-1905, H. Laurens éditeur, ill pl. 23
Ian Millman, Georges de Feure Maître du Symbolisme et de l’Art Nouveau, éditions ACR, Paris 1992, ill. p. 172
Ian Millman, Georges de Feure 1868-1943, Catalogue de l’exposition Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, ill. p. 87, n. 100

LOUIS ZORRA – BROOCH, CIRCA 1900

BROOCH, CIRCA 1900
Gold, pearls and chalceldony
Signed, with silversmith’s mark

Several jewels designed by Zorra are part of the collections of the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg

Bibliography
The Belle Epoque of French Jewellery 1850-1910, London 1990, p. 206

ALEXIS ANDRE – TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1900

TABLE LAMP, CIRCA 1900
Bronze with a brown patina. The base is decorated with berries
Signed and marked I H F Fondeur Paris and COPYRIGHT BY A ANDRÉ. With foundry mark
53 cm. high

Exhibition
Salon des artistes français, Paris, 1903

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1er volume, 1903, ill. pl. 77

GEORGES DE FEURE – PAIR OF CANDELABRAS, CIRCA 1900

PAIR OF CANDELABRAS, CIRCA 1900
Patinated bronze, each flower holder in Louis Comfort Tiffany glass and the shades after a model by L.C Tiffany
50 cm. high

The original drawing of this design by Georges De Feure is kept in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.
(See: Gabriel P. Weisberg, L’Art Nouveau Bing – Paris Style 1900, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., publishers, New York, 1986, p. 174, n. 34.)

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1900 (Bing pavilion)
Georges de Feure 1868-1943, Musée Van Gogh, Amsterdam, 26 November 1993-13 February 1994, ill. p. 88 n. 103 in the exhibition catalogue
Georges de Feure – Du symbolisme à l’art nouveau (1890-1905), Musée départemental Maurice Denis, Saint-Germain-En-Laye and Fondation Neumann, Gingins, Switzerland, March-September 1995, p. 91, n. 109 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Art et Décoration, January 1901, ill. p. 87
L’Art Décoratif, April 1901, ill. p. 23
La Décoration Ancienne et Moderne, 10th year, ill. pl. 36

PAUL BRINDEAU DE JARNY – PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900

PAIR OF CANDLESTICKS, CIRCA 1900
Chased and silvered melted bronze with a design of ivy
Signed
29 cm. high

Identical model at the Petit Palais, inv. OGAL 00136

Exhibition
Société des Artistes Décorateurs, Paris, 1904

Bibliography
Karin Blanc, Ferronnerie en Europe au XXème siècle, éditions Monelle Hayot, 2015, ill. p. 153

FREDERIC BOUCHERON – PAUL LEGRAND – E. QUEILLE – SET OF SIX SPOONS, CIRCA 1873

SET OF SIX SPOONS, CIRCA 1873
Designed by Paul Legrand and executed by
E. Queille

Silver, niello and vermeil decorated with motifs inspired by the Japanese grammar, each different;
in its original case
Impressed with maker and French Minerva marks
Each spoon: 12.5 cm. long

The decor designed by Paul Legrand was registered in 1873 as ”Service Japonais”

Exhibition
A group of the «Service Japonais» was shown at the exhibition dedicated to Boucheron
at the Jacquemard-André museum in 1988, n. 124 in the catalogue