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PRINCE BOJIDAR KARAGEORGEVITCH – A RARE SET OF 12 COFFEE SPOONS, CIRCA 1900

A RARE SET OF 12 COFFEE SPOONS, CIRCA 1900
Silver gilt; each one with a different stylized floral decor
Bearing the monogram B

Six of the same spoons are part of the collections of The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, ref. 142-9-1964
They were displayed in the exhibition Art Nouveau – 1890-1914, 6 April – 30 July 2000, Victoria & Albert Museum

Exhibition
Exposition Universelle de 1900, Paris

Bibliography
Roger Marx, La Décoration et les Industries d’Art à l’Exposition Universelle de 1900, Delagrave éditeur, Paris 1901, p. 71
L’Art Décoratif, February 1902, p. 204
Greenhalgh, Paul Ed., Art Nouveau 1890-1914, V&A Publications, London, 2000, ill. p. 235
Prince Bojidar Karageorgevitch as a silversmith, London, The Magazine of Art, January 1901, p. 185

FRENCH – LOUIS MAJORELLE – “FEMME AUX IRIS”, A PAIR OF WALL SCONCES DESIGNED FOR THE RESTAURANT LUCAS CARTON, CIRCA 1902

“FEMME AUX IRIS”, A PAIR OF WALL SCONCES DESIGNED FOR THE RESTAURANT LUCAS CARTON, CIRCA 1902
Gilt and chased bronze, the petals of the iris in hammered copper
96.5 cm. high
39.5 cm. wide

Lucas Carton is one of the first gourmet restaurants in Paris. Located on the prestigious Place de la Madeleine,
it is famous for its exceptional Art Nouveau interior designed by Louis Majorelle at the turn of the 20th century

The pair of appliques we are offering was acquired from the Benedict Silverman Collection, New York

Bibliography
Fin de siècle masterpieces from the Silverman collection, New York, 1989, one wall-light illustrated p. 180, n. 90

COMTE ENGUERRAND DU SUAU DE LA CROIX – GABRIELLE DEBILLEMONT-CHARDON – MEDALLION, UNIQUE PIECE, CIRCA 1900

MEDALLION, UNIQUE PIECE, CIRCA 1900
Medallion with the portrait of a woman (by G. Debillemont-Chardon) encircled in a silver mount decorated with plique-à-jour enamels and opal cabochons; the chain in gold
The medallion signed lower right and the mount signed Cte DU SUAU / DE LA CROIX
10.5 cm. diameter

Exhibition
Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, 1903
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, Musée Galliéra, 1908

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif aux Expositions des Beaux-Arts, 1ère exposition, 1903, pl. 253
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, Musée Galliéra, Librairie d’Art décoratif, 1908, Armand Guérinet éditeur, pl. 65

Provenance
Marquise de Polignac

DAUM NANCY – VASE, CIRCA 1905

VASE, CIRCA 1905
Internally decorated, applied and wheel-carved. The neck is pulled, cut and finished by hand
Signed
33 cm. high

Exhibition
L’Art Nouveau la Révolution décorative, Pinacothèque de Paris, 18 April-8 September 2013, p. 82,
n. 43 in the exhibition catalogue

Bibliography
Clotilde Bacri, Daum, Milan, 1992, ill. p. 127

Provenance
Bought directly from the Daimaru Museum, Japan

EDMOND HENRI BECKER – COMB, 1902

COMB, 1902
Carved and patinated ivory
Bearing the monogram of the artist on the reverse
15 cm. long

The museum of  Decorative Arts in Paris has two combs by Becker quite
similar to ours

Exhibition
Salon de la Société des artistes français, 1902
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, musée Galliéra, 1908, similar model in carved horn
French Jewellery of the Nineteenth Century – A Loan Exhibition, Wartsky, London, 13-23 June 2001,  ill. p. 47, n. 255 in the catalogue

Bibliography
L’Art Décoratif, July 1902, ill. p. 149
J. Tronçay, L’Art Décoratif au Salon de 1902, Revue de la bijouterie, de l’orfèvrerie et de la joaillerie, August 1902, ill. p. 128
L’Art Appliqué, 1903-1904, H. Laurens éditeur, ill. pl. 32
Exposition de la Parure précieuse de la Femme, musée Galliéra, 1908, edited by Armand Guérinet, similar model in carved horn ill. pl. 28
Béatrice Salmon, Chefs-d’oeuvre du Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, les Arts décoratifs, 2006, 222p. ISBN 2-901422-86-1 (p. 132-133)

HENRI HUSSON – SPOON, CIRCA 1900

SPOON, CIRCA 1900
Ribbed silver, the handle decorated with leaves and beetles in relief
With silversmith and French Minerva marks
25 cm. long

Provenance
Formerly in the collection of the late Nourhan Manoukian

HECTOR GUIMARD – PAUL PHILIPPON – VASE, CIRCA 1900

VASE, CIRCA 1900
Gilt bronze with a relief decoration of swirls
26.7 cm. high

Exhibition
Hector Guimard, March 1970-April 1971: The Museum of Modern Art, New York
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris

Bibliography
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis Publisher, London, 2002, ill. p. 34-35
Exposition Guimard, Musée d’Orsay, Paris 1992, p. 258, ill. 1, n. 65 in the album dedicated to the Castel Béranger; for the design in stoneware, n. 4
New Architecture, Number 6, October 2000, Andreas Papadakis publisher, in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, ill. p. 8
Hector Guimard, March 1970-April 1971, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, ill. p. 33, n. 82 in the exhibition catalogue

EMILE DECOEUR – PITCHER, CIRCA 1900

PITCHER, CIRCA 1900
Sang-de-boeuf glaze, decorated with a relief decoration of grape
Monogrammed, marked with an impressed trefoil, and numbered 3-12
36.8 cm. high

Exhibition
Kunstgewerbemuseums der Stadt Köln
, 10 April-28 July 1974 for another example of this design
Kestner-Museum Hannover
, 22 August-3 November 1974 for another example of this design
Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt,
12 December-2 February 1975 for another example of this design

Bibliography
Sammlung Maria und Hans-Jörgen Heuser, Französische Keramik zwischen 1850 und 1910, Hamburg, Prestel-Verlag München,
1974, plate n. 21 and p. 218, n. 167 in the exhibition catalogue

MANUFACTURE NATIONALE DE SEVRES – ANDRE-FERNAND THESMAR – POWDER COMPACT, 1895

POWDER COMPACT, 1895
Polychrome enamel; gold mounted on a Sèvres porcelain. Inside the cotton is decorated with an enamelled ladybug on a gold bud
Signed with the monogram and bearing the inscription: Faite pour Antonia Howard Trip 1895.
Three initials are entangled in the design

6.7 cm. diameter

The same decor is found on a small box exhibited at the Exposition Universelle of 1900

CAMILLE NAUDOT – CUP, CIRCA 1900

CUP, CIRCA 1900
Openwork white porcelain; polychrome enamelled
The rim, base and the decor are highlighted with gold
Signed with the monogram of the artist
8.5 cm. high

Exhibition
Jugendstil aus Münchener Privatbesitz, Museum Villa Stuck, Münich 1972, n. 47

Provenance
Private collection Prof. Kurt Liebermeister, Munich

LUCIEN GAILLARD – VEVER – UMBRELLA HANDLE, CIRCA 1900

UMBRELLA HANDLE, CIRCA 1900
Orange lacquered wood and mottled black; chased silver rings decorated with thistles
Each ring bears the signature of Vever, with silversmith’s marks
30.8 cm. high

Exhibition
Maison Vever, 9 rue de la Paix, Paris, Dans l’intimité de Vever, bijoux et objets d’art depuis 1821,
June 1st – August 11th, 2023

ANTOINE-ERNEST CARDEILHAC – TEA SET, CIRCA 1900

TEA SET, CIRCA 1900
Silver and vermeil with a decor of flowers and fruits in the manner of Japanese Art
Comprising: a teapot, a sugar bowl, milk jug, a spoon. The cup and the saucer in polychome porcelain decorated with flowers
In its original box
With French Minerva mark and silversmith’s mark

Teapot: 12.5 cm. high
Sugar bowl: 8 cm. high
Milk jug: 4.2 cm. high
Cup: 4.7 cm. high

LOUIS HESTAUX – CARVED WOODEN TRAY, CIRCA 1900

CARVED WOODEN TRAY, CIRCA 1900
Representing a lyre player and a singer or a
poetess on a crescent moon and an undergrowth background
The back is carved with a decor of bird and branches
Bears an old label and numbered 18, signed lower left L. Hestaux
33 x 16.5 x 2 cm.

Acquired directly from the family in May 2008

HENRI DE VALLOMBREUSE – PITCHER, CIRCA 1900

PITCHER, CIRCA 1900
Grès with a light blue overlay and streaks
The handle in serpentine shape; the mount in pewter decorated with an enamel turquoise pattern
Signed
23 cm. high

Bibliogaphy
Paul Arthur, French Art Nouveau Ceramics: An Illustrated Dictionary, Norma Editions, 2015,
ill. p. 358

LOUIS MATHEY – PURSE CLASP AND CHAIN, 1913

PURSE CLASP AND CHAIN, 1913
Chased silver; patinated and applied with a decor of leaves
Signed Louis Mathey, with silversmith mark LM (cat)

Exhibition
Salon de la Société des artistes français, Paris 1913

Bibliography
The Paris Salons, 1895-1914, Jewelry, vol. II, p. 107