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Antique Japy Frere Mantle Clock and Garnitures Set, circa 1870s

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D.L.I Flamingo Bakelite Flintless Table Lighter, Circa 1950s unused & boxed
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On offer is a rare unused and boxed 1950s bakelite battery operated flintless table lighter, the D.L.I 'Flamingo' by Dorset Light Industries Ltd Bridport England. This lighter is the...
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West Africa Senufo Cast Bronze Mask Kpelie, Circa 1950s
Located in Torquay, GB
Ancestral Senufo cast bronze face mask (Kpelie) from Côte d'Ivoire West Africa. Made using the lost wax technique. Traditionally, the 'Kpelie' is an ancestral mask worn during funeral rites, initiation ceremonies, weddings and births. The function of the mask is determined by the crest at the top of it's head and the subtle scarification markings it carries. The female mask will normally have a plug on it's mouth with the male masks having an open mouth and longer protruding jaw. It is believed that the mask itself embodies the spirit of the dead, hence the name 'Dead Face' The delicate attributes of this mask is a fine example of the excellent artistry of the Senufos. This is a male Senufo Mask...
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Songye Basangwe Mask DRC Wall Hanging Mask Circa 1950s
Located in Torquay, GB
On offer is a Basangwe mask from the Songye people of the Democratic Republic of Congo, circa 1950s. The mask has the typical facial shape of the Basangwe mask. At the top, it has a pair of stylised birds decorated with punched triangles. Their long beaks seem to suggest Hornbill or Kalao bird. The eyes are slanted elongated slits, it has narrow nose and protruding circular mouth in a light russet colour. It has a banded stripe design in black and white more similar to a Songye Kifwebe mask...
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Fibreglass Desk by Patrick Gingembre circa 1970s Space Age Design
By Patrick Gingembre
Located in Torquay, GB
Space-Age design fibreglass desk by Patrick Gingembre for Paulus Edition circa 1970s. Made of moulded fibreglass with inset desk accessories holders to the top. Lightweight and durab...
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Murano Sommerso Glass Decorative Dish Large Red Centrepiece Bowl circa 1960s
Located in Torquay, GB
Midcentury Murano Sommerso large centrepiece dish. Beautiful elliptical shaped bowl with a slightly inverted rim to one end. The colour is clear with a gradient red fading to blood...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-P...

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Set of 2 Murano Sommerso Glass Cigar Ashtrays with Stubbers Flavio Poli Attr.
By Flavio Poli
Located in Torquay, GB
Pair of 2 Murano sommerso glass cigar ashtrays and accompanying stubbers. Attributed to master glass artisan Flavio Poli, circa 1950s. Chunky amber colored glass with a submerged aqua blue/green coloring. The bowls each have 1 wide bridge/cigar rest...
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French Gilt Bronze and Champlevé Enamel Clock Set, Japy Freres, circa 1870
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An impressive French Renaissance Revival style clock garniture comprising a mantel clock and a pair of matching vases, circa 1870, gilt bronze with ornate champlevé enameling. The rectangular break arch clock...
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Late 19th C. French Ormolu Champlevé Enameled Clock Garniture Set by Japy Frères
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Late 19th century french gilt bronze/ormolu cloisonné champlevé enameled mantle clock garniture set by Japy Frères By: Japy Frères Material: bronze, enamel, glass, metal, ormolu, paint, cork Technique: cast, champlevé, cloissoné, cold-painted, enameled, gilt, hand-painted, metalwork, molded Dimensions: 6 in x 19.5 in x 15 in Date: late 19th century, circa 1890 Style: Napoleon III, Rococo Revival, Neoclassicism, Louis XVI, Empire Place of origin: France The Japy family is a french industrial dynasty originally from Beaucourt in the Territoire de Belfort. They owned the second largest french company in terms of capital during the Second Empire. Its influential members left their mark on the french industrial landscape through numerous innovations, particularly in clockmaking, typewriters and pumps, as well as in labor organization and workers' social life in the 19th century. This magnificent late 19th century french mantle clock garniture, work of the eminent Japy family, radiates the opulent decorative style of the Rococo Revival. A four glass...
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Japy Freres Antique French Ormolu Rococo Clock
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A stunning original antique French Rococo clock by Japy Frères. It is beautifully sculptured with finely finished scrolls, curves and acanthus leaves in finely gilded bronze. To the ...
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19th Century Japy Frères et Cie Empire Marble & Bronze Mantle Clock
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Introducing the Japy Frères et Cie Empire Mantle Clock, a remarkable timepiece with a rich history and exquisite craftsmanship. This antique clock is a true representation of the Empire style, showcasing the exceptional artistry and design prevalent during the 19th century. The movement of this clock is a testament to its prestigious heritage, bearing the registered mark Grande Médaille d'honneur 1855, earned at the renowned Paris Exposition universelle of 1855. This recognition signifies the superior quality and precision of the clock's movement, a hallmark of Japy Frères et Cie's dedication to horological excellence. The clock's case is crafted from black Belgian marble, displaying medallions featuring the Arethusa head type, inspired by ancient Greek coinage, specifically the decadrachm from Syracuse, Sicilia, minted circa 400 BC. These historical motifs, combined with the Empire style's characteristic elements such as tiger feet...
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