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Click to see full size: A 19th century cast iron and brass boar fireplace fender

1 ) A 19th century cast iron and brass boar fireplace fender
A 19th century polished cast iron adjustable fireplace fender. Each end mounted with seated boar. The boars modelled on “Il Porcellino” the famous boar in the bronze fountain in Florence. The frieze with a pierced and scrolled cast decoration, and applied with brass of vine and grapes, and a central motif of oak leaves. French, circa 1880.


Objets D'Art | Other | Yr: 1880 |
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Click to see full size: A Victorian Setter cast iron stick stand

2 ) A Victorian Setter cast iron stick stand
A tall painted antique cast iron stick stand, with oak twig and leave decoration and two holders, above a seated Setter. The stand with removable semi-circular drip tray stamped 'C.G.F.' The model was popularised by Coalbrookdal. English.


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3 ) A pair of 19th century French, ormolu and cut glass ram’s head, 'Ryhton' form cornucopia vases
A pair of 19th century French, ormolu and cut glass ram’s head, 'Ryhton' form cornucopia vases. Each vase with hexagon cut glass issuing from a ormolu ram's head, on a white marble rectangular base. French circa 1850.


Objets D'Art | Other | Yr: 1850 |
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Click to see full size: A 19th century cast bronze Maltese fireplace fender, modelled on

4 ) A 19th century cast bronze Maltese fireplace fender, modelled on "Ninette".
A 19th century cast bronze Maltese fireplace fender. Each end mounted with a seated Maltese. The dog sculptures are modelled on "Ninette" for Pierre-Jacques-Onésyme Bergeret de Grandcourt at the end of the 18th century.


Objets D'Art | Maltese |
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Click to see full size: A bronze Otterhound head formed as a fountain

5 ) A bronze Otterhound head formed as a fountain
A bronze Otterhound head formed as a fountain


Objets D'Art | Otterhound | Yr: |
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6 ) 1960's silver plated boar's head glass pitcher Jug by Valenti
A large spherical glass pitcher jug with a silver plated boar’s head. The head with glass inlaid eyes. Marked Valenti. Spanish, circa 1960.


Objets D'Art | Other | Yr: 1960 |
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Click to see full size: A fine quality boars head inkwell by Christophe Fratin

7 ) A fine quality boars head inkwell by Christophe Fratin (French, 1800-1864)
A fine quality boars head inkwell by Christophe Fratin (French, 1800-1864), complete with original bronze well. French, circa 1850.


Objets D'Art | Other | Artist: Christophe Fratin | Yr: 1850 |
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8 ) 19th century French bronze doré boar inkwell
A 19th century French bronze doré boar inkwell set on a black marble veined pin tray. The boar with inlaid eyes.


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9 ) A Barr Flight & Barr Worcester inkwell set depicting a Spaniel / Setter
A Barr Flight & Barr Worcester lidded single inkwell set depicting a recumbent red and white Spaniel / Setter. With marbled veined finish and mercurie oxide gilt decoration, imitating Italian scagliola marble, the inkwell provides for two quills and a central candle. The scagliola finishes were popular by the maker from around 1800 to 1820. The painting of the Spaniel / Setter is possibly by Enoch Doe (English, ca. 1785 - fl. 1851). On the base the hand written script marks read, beneath a crown, “Barr Flight & Barr Worcester manufactured to their majesties Prince of Wales & Royal Family”. This is considered to be the most elaborate of Flight and Barr porcelain marks. Together with the maker’s mark, in the same hand. Then incised ‘173’. English, circa 1815.


Objets D'Art | Spaniel | Yr: 1815 |
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10 ) French Greyhound knife rests / porte couteaux & place settings, circa 1950's
A set of 12 French running Greyhound silver metal / metal argente knife rests / ‘porte couteaux’ unusually facilitating as place settings, circa 1950's, Each Greyhound mounted on a rectangular teak base. Complete in their beautifully velvet lined original box. In the style of Edouard-Marcel Sandoz (1881 – 1971). French, circa 1950.


Objets D'Art | Greyhound | Yr: 1950 |
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11 ) An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze Dachshund bell push / ringer, circa 1900
An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze bell push / ringer, in the form of two Dachshund puppies in a pouch. This was perhaps inspired after the Austrian animal painter Carl Reichert’s (1836-1918), baskets of puppies and kittens. Austrian circa 1900. These beautifully made bronze bell pushes were used by the wealthy and aristocratic Viennese households to call their staff.


Objets D'Art | Dachshund | Yr: 1900 |
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12 ) An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze Dachshund & cat bell push / ringer, circa 1900
An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze bell push / ringer, in the form of a Dachshund dancing with a cat. Austrian, circa 1900. These beautifully made bronze bell pushes were used by the wealthy and aristocratic Viennese households to call their staff.


Objets D'Art | Dachshund | Yr: 1900 |
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13 ) An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze French Bulldog bell push / ringer, circa 1900
An Austrian ‘Vienna’ / ‘Wiener’ bronze bell push / ringer, in the form of a seated French Bulldog. Austrian, circa 1900. These beautifully made bronze bell pushes were used by the wealthy and aristocratic Viennese households to call their staff.


Objets D'Art | Bulldog (French) | Yr: 1900 |
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14 ) A porcelain Greyhound and hare by Jacob Petit (French, 1796-1865)
A porcelain standing Greyhound with a hare between its legs by Jacob Petit (French, 1796-1865). Signed on the base “JP”. Jacob Petit (French, 1796-1865) was one of the most famous French porcelain manufacturers of the 19th century. He began studying painting at Gros, then left Paris for England which gave him the taste for decorative objects. On his return to France in 1830, he published a book of interior decoration. His greatest interest was though in porcelain. By 1838 he bought Weill Baruch, in Fontainebleau. In 1850, he merged his two factories in Avon, but some years later, in 1862, he retires from Paradise Street Poissonière, transferring its business to one of his workers, Jacquemain.


Objets D'Art | Greyhound | Artist: Jacob Petit |
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15 ) A Setter / Braque bronze by Georges Gardet (French, 1863-1939)
A bronze of a Setter / Braque at work by Georges Gardet (French, 1863-1939), this casting unusually mounted on chiselled marble terrace. The foundry for this work was the 'Societes Des Bronzes de Paris'. Carved into the marble “Georges Gardet”. French, circa 1900 Gardet was made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in 1900, and was a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, and the Society of French Artists.


Objets D'Art | Setter | Yr: 1900 |
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16 ) Late 19th century pair of ormolu candelabra the bases formed with Samson Edmé et Cie Bolognese Terriers in the manner of the Meissen models of Bolognese Terriers after Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706 – 1775)
Late 19th century pair of ormolu candelabra the bases formed with Samson Edmé et Cie Bolognese Terriers in the manner of the Meissen models of Bolognese Terriers after Johann Joachim Kändler (German, 1706 – 1775). French, circa 1890


Objets D'Art | Bolognese | Yr: 1890 |
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17 ) Asprey boxed set of Edwardian solid silver Foxhound menu holders
A boxed set of four solid silver menu holders Foxhound heads with garnet eyes. Each assayed London 1902, marked “A & Co. Ltd” and to the base “ASPREY LONDON”. Complete with original box marked“ Asprey 166 Bond St London”. English 1902.


Objets D'Art | Foxhound | Yr: 1902 |
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18 ) Weir & Sons boxed set of George V silver boar menu holders by Adie Brothers Ltd.
A Weir & Sons of Dublin London boxed set of four silver menu holders of boar heads by Adie Brothers Ltd., of Birmingham. Each assayed Birmingham 1925, marked “A & Bros. Ltd” and to the base registered design number “75547”. Complete with original box marked “Weir & Sons 96 Grafton Street 1,2, & 3 Wicklow Street Dublin”. English 1925. Adie Brothers were a Birmingham firm of silversmiths with London premises. They were regular exhibitors, and these are possible the work of their chief designer Fernand Piret.


Objets D'Art | Other | Yr: 1925 |
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19 ) A silver plated bon bon dish of a Bactrian camel Arab/camel handler
A silver plated bon bon dish, with a handle formed as a standing Bactrian camel with Arab/camel handler. English, circa 1880


Objets D'Art | Other | Yr: 1880 |
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20 ) A pair of Setter bronze candlesticks by Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894)
A pair of bronze candlesticks, the stems decorated with Setter dog heads and bases with running dogs by frieze by Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894). Signed at the base “J Moigniez”. French, circa 1880.


Objets D'Art | Setter | Artist: J. Moigniez | Yr: 1880 |
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21 ) A “Manchester Terrier” Torquay pottery charger by William H Edmead.
A Torquay pottery charger of a standing “Manchester Terrier” by William H Edmead. Signed and dated bottom right “W.H. Edmead, 88”. English, 1888.


Objets D'Art | Manchester Terrier | Artist: William H Edmead | Yr: 1888 |
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22 ) Pekingese bronze bookends by Alexandre Kéléty (Hungarian, 1874-1940).
A pair of bronze bookends of seated Pekingese leaning against ‘Belgium’ black marble by Alexandre Kéléty (Hungarian / French, 1874-1940). Each dog signed “A. Kéléty”. Made whilst the artist was living in France. French, circa 1920’s.


Objets D'Art | Pekingese | Artist: Alexandre Kéléty | Yr: 1930 |
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23 ) A 19th century pair of silver plated King Charles Cavalier Spaniel salts
A 19th century pair of silver plated King Charles Cavalier Spaniel salts, the dogs seated by gilt lined bowls. These King Charles Cavalier no doubt modelled on the Queens favourite and famed Spaniel ‘Dash’. Circa 1860.


Objets D'Art | King Charles Cavalier Spaniel | Yr: 1860 |
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24 ) A King Charles Cavalier inkwell by Jacob Petit (French, 1796-1868)
A King Charles Cavalier inkwell by the famous Parisian 19th sculpture, Jacob Petit (French, 1796-1868). Petit worked at the porcelain factory at Sèvres as a painter. With his brother Mardochée he bought a porcelain factory in Fontainebleau in 1830. French, circa 1880.


Objets D'Art | King Charles Cavalier Spaniel | Artist: Jacob Petit | Yr: 1880 |
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Click to see full size: “Francoeur de Meilissa” English Setter bronze by Richard Fath (French, 1900-1952)

25 ) “Francoeur de Meilissa” English Setter bronze by Richard Fath (French, 1900-1952)
A bronze of the English Setter “Francoeur de Meilissa”, at work, by Richard Fath (French, 1900-1952). Signed “FATH” and stamped “BRONZE”. Fath produced the model in terracotta together with smaller bronze variants. A ‘master bronze’ version is illustrated in “Portraits de Chiens Richard Fath 1900-1952 by Richard-Camille Fath, and “Jours de Chasse No 35” Spring of 2009. French, circa 1940.


Objets D'Art | Setter | Artist: Richard Fath | Yr: 1940 |
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