An exceptional Napoleon III fireplace, after the model by Verberckt and Caffiéri for the Dauphin’s bedchamber, Palace of Versailles

Napoleon III period, circa 1860. Red Griotte marble, gilded bronze. After the fireplace realized in 1747 by Jacques Verberckt and Jacques Caffiéri for the Dauphin’s bedchamber at the Palace of Versailles, then identically reproduced under Napoleon III notably for the Salon doré of the Elysee Palace, official residence of the President of the Republic. Dimensions : […]

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Splendid Statuary Carrara marble statue representing « Armida’s dream » by Amand-Désiré-Honoré Barré, 1878 Universal Exhibition

Title engraved on the base: “Armida’s dream” (“Le rêve d’Armide”) Signature on the back of the shield: « am. Barré » Statuary Carrara marble The plaster was exhibited for the first time at the Salon of 1873, then the marble statue was exhibited at the Salon of 1875 and at the Universal Exhibition of 1878 in Paris. […]

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Exhibition at the Galerie Marc Maison : an exceptional furniture set created by Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim for the Palazzo Papadopoli in Venice between 1874 and 1881

A major rediscovery for the History of 19th century Italian furniture, the Galerie Marc Maison presents as world exclusive this complete furniture set counting fourteen pieces, including this sublime sculpted walnut Credenza, on the occasion of a unique exhibition in its new gallery at the Flea Market of Paris Saint-Ouen. Under the direction of the […]

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