Paris – For our prestigious 17th-19th Century Decorative Arts auction on May 31, our Head of Department, Elsa Kozlowski, will present several key lots. These include an exceptional part of a 19th century Sèvres service with decoration from the service of King Louis-Philippe, a splendid mirror from the late 17th and early 18th centuries, and a fabulous set of Empire period salon furniture attributed to Jacob Desmalter. Finally, an astonishing sculpture representing a Javanese dancer, signed by Casper Mayer, will also be offered for sale.
PART OF SEVRES SERVICE OF THE XIXth CENTURY
with blue agate background, decorated with the service of King Louis-Philippe for the castles of Saint-Cloud and Compiègne including :
– 3 milk pots
– 2 decoction pots
– 3 covered sugar pots
– 6 egg cups
– 6 compotiers
– 12 dessert plates
– 18 bread plates
– 6 small compote dishes
CLINQUANT MIRROR, NORTHERN FRANCE, late 17th, early 18th century
in openwork gilded brass on a blackened wood background decorated with flowering foliage and fantastic birds,
four female heads in the corners and three mirrors in polished brass in the middle, mercury mirror.
Height : 153 cm – Width : 110 cm
15 000 / 25 000 €
IMPORTANT LIVING ROOM FURNITURE IN CARVED WHITE AND GILDED WOOD ATTRIBUTED TO JACOB DESMALTER, EMPIRE PERIOD
including two large sofas, four armchairs, four cabriolet armchairs and six chairs. With flat or curved back decorated with strong moldings. Armrests with lotus leaf and foliage scroll ending with a flower. Belt decorated with rosettes and leafy stems. Front legs tapered and ringed topped by leaves. Posterior feet in saber. Cover of later period.
Sofas : 101 X L. 190,5 X 63 CM.
Armchairs : 97 X 62 X 53 CM.
Cabriolets : 91 X 60 X 40 CM.
Chairs : 92 X 51 X 44 CM.
30 000 / 40 000 €
CASPER MAYER (1871-1931)
Marble bust signed lower right
Height : 58 cm
7th-19th Century Decorative Arts
May 31, 2023
Tajan, 37 rue des Mathurins, 75008 Paris
Ms Elsa Kozlowski
T. +33 1 53 30 30 39