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FRENCH – TRAY, CIRCA 1900

TRAY, CIRCA 1900
Design in repoussé leather of a woman’s head, arums and water lilies heightened with beige
Bearing the monogram BC
24 x 35 cm.

LOUIS HESTAUX – CARVED WOODEN TRAY, CIRCA 1900

CARVED WOODEN TRAY, CIRCA 1900
Mother-of-pearl inlay decorated with five bathers
22.5 x 54.5 cm.

Exhibition
Exposition de l’Ecole de Nancy, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris 1903

Provenance
Formerly in the Benedict Silverman collection, New York

PAUL BRINDEAU DE JARNY – BONBONNIERES, CIRCA 1900

BONBONNIERES, CIRCA 1900
Hammered copper. The lid is decorated with a cherry branch, three cherries and a leaf in hammered copper
Signed with the monogram of the artist
7 cm. high
13.5 cm. diameter

Patinated hammered copper
Bearing the monogram of the artist
9.7 cm. diameter
4.2 cm. high

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.

PAUL FOLLOT – LA MAISON MODERNE – HAND MIRROR, CIRCA 1902

HAND MIRROR, CIRCA 1902
Gilt and chased copper with turquoise cabochon
Signed
28 cm. long

Bibliography
Der Modern Stil, Julius Hoffmann junior, A Guérinet, Librairie d'Art Décoratif, volume 4, ill. pl. 76, n.4
Documents sur l'Art Industriel au XXème siècle, édition de La Maison Moderne, Paris, Objets en métal, ill.p. 21, ref. 1072-1
Léopold Diego Sanchez, Paul Follot: un artiste décorateur parisien, AAM Editions, 2020, ill. p. 32

FRENCH – CHAMPAGNE GLASS, CIRCA 1900

CHAMPAGNE GLASS, CIRCA 1900
Silver and clear glass with a design of foliage
With French Minerva mark and bearing the inscription:
A . F .
20 Octobre 1826
20 Octobre 1906
12 cm. high
9.5 cm. diameter

HENRI HUSSON – ADRIEN-AURELIEN HEBRARD – “SENECON” VASE, CIRCA 1900

“SENECON” VASE, CIRCA 1900
Bronze and silver, vegetal shape with an applied insect
Signed H. Husson and A. HEBRARD PARIS and bearing the mark H h in a square
18 cm. high

Exhibition
Exhibition of fifty original works by H. Husson, Galerie A.-A. Hébrard, 8, rue Royale, Paris, number 44

Bibliography
Dominique Forest, Marie-Cécile Forest, La Dinanderie Française 1900-1950, les éditions de l’amateur, Paris, 1995, ill. p. 8

LA MAISON MODERNE – HAND MIRROR, CIRCA 1900

HAND MIRROR, CIRCA 1900
Silver
With French Minerva mark
23.5 cm. long

Design probably attributed or in the style of Henry Van de Velde for La maison Moderne

The mirror was made for the German restaurant Konss, designed by the German architect and urban planner Bruno Möhring (1863-1929). On Boulevard des Italiens in Paris, it’s interior decoration was commissioned to La Maison Moderne in 1901. The hand mirror was probably part of a set for the dressing rooms.

RENE LALIQUE – “HUIT NAIADES” CIRE-PERDUE, CIRCA 1895-1900

“HUIT NAIADES” CIRE-PERDUE, CIRCA 1895-1900
Silver
Signed LALIQUE
6 cm. high
16 cm. long
16 cm. wide

Bibliography
For the motif in ivory on a jewel by René Lalique, see the Lalique sale, Sotheby’s New York, 1 December 1995
A centerpiece with a similar motif in silver was donated by Mr and Mrs Gillion Crowet to the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in 2006. See Michel Draguet, l’Art Nouveau Retrouvé, Skira/Seuil, Milan, 1999 , p. 85

HENRI HAMM – BOX, CIRCA 1906-1908

BOX, CIRCA 1906-1908
Carved ebony; the lid in carved horn with a stylized decor of a flower
10.5 cm in diameter

Bibliography
Comparer à un exemplaire similaire acquis au Salon d'Automne de 1907 pour le Musée du Luxembourg ; dépôt du Musée National d'Art Moderne au Musée d'Orsay, 1977. Inv. n° DO 1977-17.

Egalement une autre bonbonnière repr. dans Art et Décoration, 1907, vol. I, p. 96.