A La Vieille Cite

Paris, FR

About A La Vieille Cite

Located since 1952 until 2008, 350 Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, successor of Spingarn's family "Ye olde Curiosity Shop" and Djanchieff's family, A la Vieille Cité belongs today to Martin Du Daffoy's team. Specialist in 18th century snuffboxes, russian art, russian and french antique silver, historicals jewels and items. Placed now in a private 18th century appartement near Drouot, on appointment only. Always cake and vodka for the tea time.

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Belle Époque Crystal and Sterling Silver Carafe...
Risler & Carré
Early 20th Century France Regency Barware
Sterling Silver, Crystal
Carved crystal and top in sterling silver decorated with scroll and swirling pattern in taste of Regency style. Interior gilded. Made by Risler, circa 1900. Maker's mark French ass...
Puiforcat Silver Sterling Pair of Tureens
Emile Puiforcat
Mid-20th Century France Louis XV Soup Tureens
Sterling Silver
A pair of tureens by Puiforcat in sterling silver 950. Copy of the famous model made by Joubert, located in Museum of Louvre, in the middle of XVIII century. Each comprising a ture...
Antique 19th Century Set of Dog's Portrait on C...
Antique 1860-1869 France Napoleon III Paintings
Canvas
Very charming and exquisite antique set of six oval paintings depicting dogs in theirs original frames. Oil on canvas. Four of them, dachshund, greyhound, basset of Brittany, runnin...
Moscow 1768 Silver Sterling Tea Pot by Cemenov
Pierre Cemenov
Antique 1760-1769 Russia Louis XV Tea Sets
Vermeil, Sterling Silver
Very rare silver sterling tea pot made in Moscow in 1768. Masterpiece for its qualities of execution and its age. Vermeil inside. Maker mark PS for Piotr Cemenov (maker 1739-1777) ...
Art Nouveau Silver Sterling Egoiste Tea Set by ...
Ravaut
Antique 1890-1899 France Art Nouveau Tea Sets
Sterling Silver
Very modernist selfish tea pot and its sugar pot. Silver sterling, super pot gilded inside. Made by Maison Ravaut in Paris. Maker mark and signature on the bottom of each piece. M...
Vienne 1749 Nobility Letter
Antique 1740-1749 Austria Decorative Art
Silk, Boxwood, Parchment Paper
In its original steel fitted-case, this "lettre patente" is on parchment paper dated of January 28th, 1749. Silk ribbon. Boxwood containing the Imperial Armorial Austrian E...
19th Century Froment-Meurice Bronze and Silver ...
Froment-Meurice
Antique 1860-1869 France Rococo Chandeliers and Pendants
Bronze
Large pair of candelabra with seven lights. Bronze silvered. Totally decorated with scrolls, flowers, guirlands, enroulements, in pure style of Rococo. Signed Froment-Meurice on the...
Antique Russian Enamel and Vermeil Salt-Chair b...
Pavel Ovchinnikov
Early 20th Century Russia More Desk Accessories
Vermeil, Enamel
Large vermeil salt-chair overall enameled on a black ground. Antique traces of inscription removed in the lid. Imperial mark. Mark and signature of Pavel Ovchinikov Mark of Mosc...
19th Century Sterling Silver Souvenir Cup from ...
Hilliard & Thomason
Antique 1890-1899 England Late Victorian Barware
Sterling Silver
Tronconic sterling silver cup almost overall engraved with foliage, present in the centre the letter A.F and the city's name of Johannesburg, 1896. Interior vermeil. Probably a gif...
Masterpiece in Vermeil by Froment-Meurice from ...
François-Désiré Froment-Meurice
Antique 1830-1839 France Louis Philippe Tea Sets
Vermeil
Very perfect quality of work for this coffee-pot. All the element of the silversmith technics for an unusual and oriental style pot. Smooth and matte, lattice on ground, scales, scro...
Beginning of 19th Century Admiral Nelson Vinaig...
Matthew Linwood
Antique 1800-1809 England George IV Historical Memorabilia
Vermeil, Sterling Silver
Rectangular memorial vinaigrette in sterling silver and interior in vermeil. Lid with hinge representing an engraved portrait of Amiral Horatio, first Vicomte Nelson in an ovale fra...
19th Century Vermeil Decorative Chocolate Cup M...
Louis Benoit
Antique Mid-19th Century France Louis Philippe Tea Sets
Vermeil
Saucer and its chocolate cup in vermeil overall engraved with foliage, flowers, flutes and swags pattern. Some fading under the saucer. Made in Paris between 1838-1858. Ref: n°...

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