A tall and stunning D'Argental cameo vase decorated with spider mums. Wonderfully graceful leaves arc across the carved surface in amazing detail, the incised surface showcasing the skills of a master glassmaker. D'Argental was the name given to a line of cameo glass made by the Cristallerie de Saint Louis starting, circa 1919. Most of the pieces were designed by Paul Nicolas, a protégé of Emile Gallé. Signed in cameo D'Argental with the cross of Lorraine. In very good condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs. Wear consistent with age and some soiling evident.
A beautiful René Lalique lamp, 'Dahlias'. Signed on the interior 'R. Lalique'. This lamp first appeared in the product line in 1928 and was removed in 1932. Listed in the catalogue raisonné by Marcilhac, page 592. Dimensions: H 28 in. x Dm 12 in.
A wonderful Art Nouveau vase made by Clément Massier (1844-1917) with an underwater scene of water plants rising up to meet the roots of water lilies, executed in a magnificent blue and gold luster. Painted and impressed signature of the bottom.
Large bodied modern vase with three large bright colored horned animals over heavy lava glaze. Marked on bottom, free of any damage. Great example of Mid-Century design. Dimensions: H 14.75 in. x Dm 8 in.
A stunning punch bowl with a notched lid and underplate made by Mettlach of Germany. Decorated with the traditional Germany sayings "If you want to be very funny, drink a good wine" and "A happy guest is never a burden". Wine grapes, fall leaves and a gnome holding a wine bottle complete the whimsical display. Both bowl and underplate have the incised Mettlach mark, with the bowl dated 1903 and the underplate 1902
A magnificent Edwardian period brass door knocker in the shape of a winged wheel, from circa 1900. Designed to be mounted to a door, and complete with matching brass strike plate. Temporarily mounted to a wooden board for display purposes. When mounted on a door the piece will protrude 2 inches. It requires two mounting holes, but If you plan on mounting this to a door please consult a craftsman prior to purchase. Dimensions: H 7.25 in. x W 3.38 in. x D 4.25 in.
A lone hunter scours the unseen horizon atop his horse, while the early morning light casts a pick hue on the ground below. This is high quality example of the fine craftsmanship of the Austrian ceramics company Riessner, Stellmacher and Kessel, better known throughout the world as Amphora. Dimensions: 11 in. diameter
A very charming midcentury three-piece coffee set by Christofle, silver plated with ebony of macassar handles. Measurements: Coffee pot measures 7 5/8 inches tall, the creamer stands 4 5/8 inches tall and the sugar pot is 4 1/2 inches tall. Signs of use.
A beautiful gray tinted art glass vase with deep scrolling lines of stylized birds that produce an almost hypnotic effect. Dating from the 1930s and manufactured by the art glass company Verlys, based near the town of Rouen in northern France.