Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste In New York Dalva Brothers: Parisian Taste In New York

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New York

Date of the auction: 02.04.2020

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A PAIR OF CHINESE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID LACQUER COMPOUND CABINETS

A PAIR OF CHINESE MOTHER-OF-PEARL-INLAID LACQUER COMPOUND CABINETS 18TH CENTURY Each upper cabinet fitted with a pair of single panel doors decorated inlay mother-of-pearl imitating painting with scenes of prunus, orchid, bamboo or chrysanthemum within the rectangular frame, further inlaid with

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$80,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A LATE LOUIS XVI PIETRA DURA AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY SECRÉTAIRE EN CABINET

A LATE LOUIS XVI PIETRA DURA AND ORMOLU-MOUNTED EBONY SECRÉTAIRE EN CABINET BY ADAM WEISWEILER AND ALMOST CERTAINLY SUPPLIED BY DOMINIQUE DAGUERRE, CIRCA 1785-1790, THE ORMOLU POSSIBLY BY FRANÇOIS REMOND, THE PIETRA DURA PLAQUES ATTRIBUTED TO THE GRAND DUCAL WORKSHOPS, FLORENCE, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Lot #: 65

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$1,000,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A ROYAL LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BURR BIRCH, TULIPWOOD, FRUITWOOD, AMARANTH...

A ROYAL LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED BURR BIRCH, TULIPWOOD, FRUITWOOD, AMARANTH AND MARQUETRY TABLE A LA BOURGOGNE ATTRIBUTED TO JEAN-PIERRE LATZ, CIRCA 1750 The serpentine case with lush floral marquetry and a hinged out-folding top opening to a later tooled leather writing surface and two velvet-lined

Lot #: 70

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$200,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A CHARLES X BIRDS EYE MAPLE, AMARANTH, COLORED STRASS AND SILVER EXHIBITION...

A CHARLES X BIRDS EYE MAPLE, AMARANTH, COLORED STRASS AND SILVER EXHIBITION PANEL THE PANEL BY JEAN-BAPTISTE-PIERRE-LAURENT DOUAULT-WIELAND, MADE FOR THE EXPOSITION DES PRODUITS DE L'INDUSTRIE OF 1827, SIGNED AND DATED DOUAULT-WEILAND, 1827, THE SILVER MARKED WITH THE POINÇON OF J.D. DOUAULT The

Lot #: 136

Estimate: US$150,000 - US$300,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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BY CLAUDE MICHEL, CALLED CLODION (1738-1814), PROBABLY BEFORE OR BY 1763

BY CLAUDE MICHEL, CALLED CLODION (1738-1814), PROBABLY BEFORE OR BY 1763 A TERRACOTTA VASE OF PUTTI WITH GROTESQUE HANDLES Signed CLODION on the middle rim 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high, 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) wide Provenance François Boucher (1703-1770), Paris, circa 1763-1771, and sold Paris, 18 February

Lot #: 142

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$200,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU, BLUED AND SILVERED METAL AND BLEU TURQUIN MARBLE...

A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU, BLUED AND SILVERED METAL AND BLEU TURQUIN MARBLE PENDULE A CERCLES TOURNANTS BY LEPAUTE, PARIS, DATED 1780 With an engraved terrestrial globe, with revolving equator set with enameled Roman numerals and Arabic seconds and held within starred drapery swags and clouds supported by

Lot #: 171

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE COROMANDEL LACQUER AND VERNIS DECORATED...

A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED CHINESE COROMANDEL LACQUER AND VERNIS DECORATED BUREAU DE DAME ATTRIBUTED TO BERNARD II VAN RISENBURGH, CIRCA 1740 The serpentine case with panels of floral marquetry and precious objects and opening to a fitted bois de bout marquetry interior of amaranth, bois satiné and

Lot #: 178

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$100,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF SEVRES (HARD PASTE) PORCELAIN BEAU BLEU VASES AND TWO COVERS...

A PAIR OF SEVRES (HARD PASTE) PORCELAIN BEAU BLEU VASES AND TWO COVERS (VASES 'PARIS', 1ER GRANDEUR) CIRCA 1780, IRON-RED CROWNED INTERLACED L'S MARKS, THE FIGURE PAINTING ATTRIUBTED TO C.-E. ASSELIN, GILDER'S MARK FOR H.-M. PREVOST With gadrooned cover and fluted neck, flanked by upright acanthus

Lot #: 205

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND DIHL ET GUERHARD PORCELAIN CLOCK...

AN EMPIRE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY AND DIHL ET GUERHARD PORCELAIN CLOCK EMBLEMATIC OF STRENGTH AND PRUDENCE CIRCA 1805, THE BISCUIT FIGURES MODELED BY CHARLES GABRIEL SAUVAGE CALLED LEMIRE, PERE With a spread-winged eagle finial above a polychrome enameled dial signed Schmidt Paris with enameler's

Lot #: 226

Estimate: US$60,000 - US$100,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A LARGE SEVRES BISCUIT PORCELAIN PORTRAIT BUST OF NAPOLEON

A LARGE SEVRES BISCUIT PORCELAIN PORTRAIT BUST OF NAPOLEON DATED 1810, IMPRESSED SMALL UPPERCASE MARK TO THE FRONT OF THE BASE, THE BACK INCISED A.L. PROBABLY FOR THE REPAREUR A.-M. LIANCE, AND A.B. 17 AT 10. FOR A. BROGNIART, 17 AUGUST 1810, AFTER THE MODEL BY A.-D. CHAUDET The Emperor modeled

Lot #: 232

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A POLYCHROME AND GILTWOOD FIGURE OF A GENTLEMAN

A POLYCHROME AND GILTWOOD FIGURE OF A GENTLEMAN GERMAN, LATE 18TH CENTURY 59 in. (150 cm.) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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AN ITALIAN PIETA DURA PLAQUE

AN ITALIAN PIETA DURA PLAQUE FLORENCE, CIRCA 1760 Depicting an Eastern couple wearing turbans 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high, 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$7,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN PIETA DURA PLAQUES

A PAIR OF ITALIAN PIETA DURA PLAQUES ATTRIBUTED TO THE GRAND DUCAL WORKSHOPS, FLORENCE, CIRCA 1760 Each depicting a courtly lady and gentleman, chalk 412 to the reverse 9 in. (23 cm.) high, 6 ½ in. (16 cm.) wide

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A SOUTH GERMAN WALNUT, ASH, INDIAN ROSEWOOD, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY...

A SOUTH GERMAN WALNUT, ASH, INDIAN ROSEWOOD, FRUITWOOD AND MARQUETRY CABINET ON FLEMISH STAND THE INTERIOR OF CABINET AUGSBURG CIRCA 1550-1580; THE STAND AND EXTERIOR CABINET DUTCH, 17TH CENTURY The hinged rectangular top opening to a well lifting to reveal secret drawers over a pair of doors

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI BEAUVAIS GROTESQUE TAPESTRIES

A PAIR OF LOUIS XVI BEAUVAIS GROTESQUE TAPESTRIES ATTRIBUTED TO DE MENOU, CIRCA 1785 With military trophies above squirrels and a mask 151 ¾ and 153 in. long, 25 ¾ in. wide and 26 ¾ in. wide, respectively Provenance Acquired privately from André Azria, New York

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$10,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY PANELS

A SET OF FOUR LOUIS XVI BEAUVAIS TAPESTRY PANELS WOVEN BY DE MENOU, CIRCA 1785 Comprising two pairs, one with eagles below military trophies, the other rams, two panels signed DM Eagles: 153 in. (389 cm.) high, 37 ¼ in. (94.5 cm.) Rams: 159 ½ in. (405 cm.) 38 in. (96.5 cm.) wide, the larger, the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A LOUIS XIII WALNUT AND NOIR MAQUINA MARBLE-INSET ARMOIRE A DEUX CORPS

A LOUIS XIII WALNUT AND NOIR MAQUINA MARBLE-INSET ARMOIRE A DEUX CORPS PARIS, CIRCA 1610-20 The broken arch pediment above cherubim flanked by marble panels and a pair of doors densely carved with military trophies and opening to a gilt-metal mounted fabric-lined interior, the lower case with an

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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BY JOSEPH CHARLES MARIN (1749-1834), LATE 18TH CENTURY

BY JOSEPH CHARLES MARIN (1749-1834), LATE 18TH CENTURY A TINTED-TERRACOTTA BUST OF A YOUNG WOMAN On a later faux painted pedestal, the reverse signed Marin 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high, 11 ½ in. (29.3 cm.) high on base Provenance George (1858-1941) and Florence Meyer Blumenthal (1875-1930), circa 1930

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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ITALIAN OR FRENCH, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

ITALIAN OR FRENCH, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY A WHITE MARBLE AND WHITE-AND-GREY STRIATED RED MARBLE BUST OF A BOY The drapery possibly associated 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high, 11 in. (28 cm.) wide Provenance Henri James Simon (1851-1932), Tiergartenstrase, no. 150, Berlin. Maurice Kann (1839-1906), 49-51

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A NORTH ITALIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID GREEN, GILT AND POLYCHROME JAPANNED...

A NORTH ITALIAN MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID GREEN, GILT AND POLYCHROME JAPANNED ARMCHAIR VENICE, CIRCA 1700-20 The rectangular back and seat covered in green velvet with applied floral silk and silver thread embroidery, the out-scrolled arms with birds and vinery, the scrolled legs with a central

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILK AND METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED PANELS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN SILK AND METAL THREAD EMBROIDERED PANELS LATE 17TH CENTURY With exotic birds perched amidst lush floral strapwork and fruit and worked with gold and silver thread 115 in. (292 cm. ) high, 25 in. (84 cm.) wide, each

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN STAINED WALNUT PEDESTALS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN STAINED WALNUT PEDESTALS LATE 17TH CENTURY Each with a circular rest supported by snakes entwined around a cornucopia resting on a tripartite base carved with husk swags and lappets, scrolled feet. 68 ¾ in. (174.5 cm.) high, 24 ½ in. (62.5 cm.) wide, 20 in. (51 cm.) deep Provenance

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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POSSIBLY BY FRANCESCO LADATTE (1706-1787) AND POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY

POSSIBLY BY FRANCESCO LADATTE (1706-1787) AND POSSIBLY 18TH CENTURY A PAIR OF BRONZE FIGURES OF PUTTI REPRESENTING THE SEASONS One representing summer, one representing fall, on later ebonized bases 13 in. (33 cm.) high, on base, 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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PROBABLY BY JEAN RAON (1630-1707), FRENCH, CIRCA 1700

PROBABLY BY JEAN RAON (1630-1707), FRENCH, CIRCA 1700 A WHITE MARBLE BUST OF A SATYR 19 in. (48.c cm.) high, 12 in. (30.5 cm.) wide

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD STOOLS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD STOOLS ROME, CIRCA 1700-1720 Each shaped rectangular rest covered in original silver thread-embroidered velvet, on foliate scrolled legs, the front legs headed with fully sculpted masks and joined by an X-stretcher carved with C-scrolls and centered by a mask 23 in. (58.5

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD STOOLS

A PAIR OF ITALIAN GILTWOOD STOOLS CIRCA 1700-1720 Each shaped rectangular rest covered in original silver thread-embroidered velvet, on foliate scrolled legs, the front legs headed with fully sculpted masks and joined by X-stretcher carved with C-scrolls and centered by a mask 23 in. (58.5 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$40,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE

AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD CONSOLE ROME, CIRCA 1710-20 The later marble top above a mask issuing leafy garlands looped within C-scrolls campan continuing to scrolled legs joined by a stretcher surmounted with a carved husk, the whole resting on a shaped plinth, the back with paper label and ink inscription

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A CONTINENTAL POTTERY CISTERN IN THE FORM OF A HUNCHBACK

A CONTINENTAL POTTERY CISTERN IN THE FORM OF A HUNCHBACK LATE 18TH-EARLY 19TH CENTURY, LIKELY SOUTHERN FRENCH OR SPANISH Possibly depicting Pulcinello, modeled as a double-reservoir cistern, one well filled from his hat, the other from his hunch back, standing in a blue coat with orange buttons, a

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL TIN-GLAZED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OR ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS

A PAIR OF CONTINENTAL TIN-GLAZED TERRACOTTA FIGURES OR ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS 18TH/19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY NORTHERN EUROPEAN Modeled as either a hunchback or a musician playing a lute in the style of Jacques Callot's engravings of dwarves, open at the back 16 ¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high Provenance With

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020

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A CHINESE LARGE BLACK LACQUER MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ROUND TABLE

A CHINESE LARGE BLACK LACQUER MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID ROUND TABLE LATE MING-QING DYNASTY, 17TH-18TH CENTURY Raised on cabriole legs, the round top inlaid with mother-of-pearl with two birds perched on rocks amidst flowers, the sides and legs further decorated with floral sprays 22 ¾ in. (57.5 cm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 2 Apr 2020