Objets de vertu

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  • Pair of red wax reliefs

    Pair of red wax reliefs

    A pair of red wax reliefs on shell representing Venus and Neptun
    In the original frames
    Southern Italy, early eighteen century
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    Pair of red wax reliefs

  • A micromosaic snuff box, 1800

    A micromosaic snuff box, 1800

    A red purpurine glass and micromosaic snuff box
    depicting the Lucano bridge
    Rome, 1800 circa
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    A micromosaic snuff box, 1800

  •  St James factory, Charles Gouyn 1751-54

    St James factory, Charles Gouyn 1751-54

    England, St James factory, Charles Gouyn 1751-54
    A gold-mounted porcelain bonbonnière
    modelled as a masked lady's head with rose cut diamond eyes
    a rose and three feathers in her hair
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    St James factory, Charles Gouyn 1751-54

  • A carved tobacco rasp, France XVIII century

    A carved tobacco rasp, France XVIII century

    A carved lucie-wood tobacco rasp
    with a crown in the middle,
    flowers and scrolls on the sides.
    France, early XVIII century
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    A carved tobacco rasp, France XVIII century

  • A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger,
    lion's head 3e titre, Paris titre et garantie for 1809-1819, Paris, 1815-17.
    of rectangular pocket-fitting form, the lid and base with basketwork
    engine-turning, the sides and ends chased with plumy scrolls
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    A French gold snuff box, Simon-Achille Léger

  • A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

    A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

    Carlo Ginori Manufactory
    A Doccia scent-bottle and stopper, 1750-60
    modelled as a flask in white porcelain and silver
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    A Doccia porcelain scent-bottle, 1750-60

  • Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

    Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

    A gild-mounted soft porcelain scent bottle and stopper
    of “girl-in-a-swing” type, circa 1751-54
    attributed to Charles Gouyn’s Factory, st. James’s
    depicting a seated shepherdess leaning against a flowering rose tree,
    in a yellow bodice and flowered skirt, a sheep at her side,
    on a circular base, the underside with a pink rose into a ring of leaves.
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    Girl-in-a-swing type scent bottle

  • An ivory carved tobacco rasp, French XVIII century

    An ivory carved tobacco rasp, French XVIII century

    An ivory intricately carved tobacco rasp
    depicting a Satyr with a Nymph
    supporting a basket of fruit
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    An ivory carved tobacco rasp, French XVIII century

  • An enamel tobacco rasp, Limoges 1710 circa

    An enamel tobacco rasp, Limoges 1710 circa

    Limoges, early XVIII century
    An enamel tobacco rasp
    representing a noblewoman
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    An enamel tobacco rasp, Limoges 1710 circa

  • A boxwood tobacco rasp

    A boxwood tobacco rasp

    A carved boxwood tobacco rasp
    with a caricature portrait in the middle
    and a snake biting his ear
    22 cm long
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    A boxwood tobacco rasp

  • Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

    Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

    A Meissen metal monted scent bottle and cover, circa 1730
    of flask form, the body painted with a continuous
    harbour scene with merchants at discussion and various
    pursuits by barrels and packages before distant ships
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    Meissen scent bottle, circa 1730

  • An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

    An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

    An Venetian lacquered wood casket, circa 1750
    of shaped “bombé” form, polychrome-decorated
    with a pastoral scene on the top and flowers on the sides
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    An Venetian lacquered casket, 1750

  • A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

    A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

    A carved lucie-wood tobacco rasp with the life tree,
    inscribed “ piango la mia vita e la sua morte”
    France, early XVIII century
    17 cm long
    From the Alaret Collection, n. 58
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    A carved wood tobacco rasp, XVIII century

  • Paolo De Poli, anguria

    Paolo De Poli, anguria

    Paolo De Poli
    Fetta d’anguria pensile in rame smaltato, 1956
    Eseguito su disegno di Gio Ponti
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    Paolo De Poli, anguria

  • A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

    A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

    A Meissen double perfume bottle depicting monk
    carrying a young girl on his back. 1750 circa
    A monk is carrying a young girl on his back concealed in straw.
    On one arm he carries a basket of eggs and in his other hand a duck
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    A Meissen double perfume bottle, Meissen 1750

  • An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp

    An ivory carved tobacco rasp with a female figure in the centre
    fantastic animals and a basket of fruits
    Dieppe (France) early XVIII century
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    An 18th ivory carved tobacco rasp

  • A drinking friar

    A drinking friar

    A north Italian mid 19th century
    wooden glass holders in the form
    of a drinking friar
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    A drinking friar

  • An English needle case, 1770

    An English needle case, 1770

    An English glass faux agate needle case, 1770 circa
    mounted with pierced and tooled gold
    in the form of floral garlands and birds
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    An English needle case, 1770