French Natural Specimens

Francois Decorchemont Pate De Verre Art Deco Paperweight
Francois Decorchemont Pate De Verre Art Deco Pa...
Francois Decorchemont
Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Natural Specimens
Art Glass
Francois Decorchemont Pate-de-Verre Chameleon Paperweight sculpted with orange and clear bubbled glass. Francoise Decorchemont pioneered the pate de Verre industry in the turn of the...
Turtle Fossil Stylemys Species from the Oligocene Era, Discovered in Dakota
Turtle Fossil Stylemys Species from the Oligoce...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Prehistoric Natural Specimens
Stone, Metal
Petrified, fossilized land turtle or tortoise stylemys nebrascensis, is from the Badlands National Park area in South Dakota, USA. Mounted on a custom black painted metal base, this ...
Large Coral Specimen Sculpture in Lucite Block, 1970s
Large Coral Specimen Sculpture in Lucite Block,...
Vintage 1970s French Modern Natural Specimens
Acrylic
This is a clear acrylic block with a piece of coral suspended inside. Surrealist and modern.
Deconstructed Tarantula Hawk Wasp by Olivier Violo
Deconstructed Tarantula Hawk Wasp by Olivier Violo
Olivier Violo
21st Century and Contemporary French Napoleon III Natural Specimens
Metal
Deconstructed tarantula hawk wasp (Megasoma Elephas) in a custom glass case by Olivier Violo. Meticulously mounted in the style of French anatomist Claude Beauchêne.
French Collection of Mounted Moths in Specimen Box, circa 1940
French Collection of Mounted Moths in Specimen ...
Vintage 1940s French Art Deco Mounted Objects
Glass, Organic Material, Wood, Paper
Vintage moth collection from France, circa 1940. Mounted specimens on pins over hand-written paper labels. Glass topped wooden shadow box with yellow and black marbled paper. Box has...
Pink Sea Fan Coral and Amethyst Quartz on 19th Century Gilt Bronze Fragment
Pink Sea Fan Coral and Amethyst Quartz on 19th ...
21st Century and Contemporary French Bohemian Natural Specimens
Amethyst, Coral, Bronze
Pink sea fan coral and amethyst quartz on 19th century gilt bronze fragment.
Antique Large, Bronze & Stout-Hearted Young Oarsman Sculpture by Antoine Bofill
Antique Large, Bronze & Stout-Hearted Young Oar...
Antoine Bofill
Early 20th Century French Natural Specimens
Bronze
Museum quality and condition sculpture named "En Avant". This young and strong sailor or oarsman is clearly ready to take on the world (and the rest of his life for that matter). "E...
Deer Head by Mellerio dits Meller 'founded 1613' France, circa 1980
Deer Head by Mellerio dits Meller 'founded 1613...
Mellerio
Vintage 1980s French Modern Natural Specimens
Silver, Rock Crystal
Finely crafted deer head executed in .950 silver, the antlers and chest are adorned with small crystal prisms, raised on a rock crystal cluster. Incised “Mellerio” “AMADOR NO. 10-25...
Butterflies in Flight Black and Green with Blue Tips Mounted
Butterflies in Flight Black and Green with Blue...
Olivier Violo
2010s French Victorian Natural Specimens
Metal
A group of emerald swallowtails in flight, mounted on a black footed wood base in a brass and glass display case.
Christian Dior Silver Plate Carafe Stopper Natu...
Christian Dior
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern More Desk Accessories
Silver Plate, Pyrite
A large attribute to Christian Dior Carafe stopper with a large natural specimen of pyrite mineral. Overall size: 2.5" x 2.5" x 4" Pyrite: 1.5" x 1.5" x 2".
Large 19th Century Blond Terra Cotta Olive Stor...
Antique Mid-19th Century French Minimalist Urns
Terracotta
Beautiful patina on this urn from the south of France. No cracks or major damage as it still rings true when tapped, some clay missing around the rim, it is probably 150 years old. S...
Original Early 20th Century Swordfish Bill Moun...
Early 20th Century French Natural Specimens
Metal
Elegant genuine swordfish bill, mounted on stand. Sculptural with a lovely smooth polished patina. Custom-made black metal stand. Creates a dramatic and sleek statement, real convers...

French Limoges Lobster Bowl

By Limoges, France
French Limoges Lobster Bowl
Limoges, France
Mid-20th Century French Serving Bowls
Brass
A beautiful vintage French Limoges Majolica style lobster bowl with brass rim, circa Mid-20th century, France. Brass rim serves as a protective barrier to the ceramic bowl edge. This...
Gabriel Argy Rousseau Pate De Verre Lotus Bowl,...
Gabriel Argy-Rousseau
Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Natural Specimens
Art Glass
This Pâte de Verre footed small coupe by G. Argy-Rousseau is a molded open lotus floral blossom with red and purple highlights with brown center against a background of mottled clear...
Taxidermy Pair of Ducks in Display Case
Unknown
Vintage 1940s French Arts and Crafts Natural Specimens
Rosewood
Taxidermy pair of ducks in display case. Pair of small black and white male and female ducks inside a wooden display case (no glass) Ducks are set to appear they are in their natur...
Sevres Bisque Porcelain "Figure of Leda and the...
Sèvres Porcelain
Antique Late 19th Century French Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures
Porcelain
The unusually large Sevres biscuit porcelain group depicts Leda patting the neck of Jupiter who is disguised as a swan. The piece was first modeled by Etienne-Maurice Falconet in 176...
Jean-Baptiste Germain, French, 1841-1910 Le Gén...
J. B. Germain
Antique 1890s French Victorian Figurative Sculptures
Bronze
Bronze, dark brown patina. Signed Germain JB, and with title plaque: Genie du TRAVAIL/ Hommage de tes enfants reconnaissants (Work of life / Tribute to your grateful children). This ...
Antique Madonna Old Paris Porcelain Statue
Old Paris
Antique 19th Century French Rococo Figurative Sculptures
Porcelain
Beautiful antique Vieux / Old Paris statue depicting Madonna with Child Christ. Featuring stunning details and beautiful serene facial expressions, dating from period of the mid-late...
Art Deco Woman- Bronze Sculpture by Marcel Bour...
Marcel-André Bouraine
Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Natural Specimens
Bronze
An Art Deco sculpture as substantial as it is beautiful, this work is a bronze statue by Marcel Bouraine. A seated nude in a demure pose, it has acquired a rich patina. The base is a...
Antique French Painted Iron Campana Urn circa 1...
Antique 1880s French Garden Ornaments
An antique French painted iron campana urn circa 1885 now filled with bleached coral and branches. This charming assemblage of natural materials contained within the classical shape ...
Fossil Pecten on Black Acrylic Mount
Nature
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Prehistoric Natural Specimens
Shell, Acrylic
Fossil Pecten on black acrylic mount, bivalve Mollusks from the Cretaceous to Quaternary period, France.
Dogtooth Calcite
Nature
21st Century and Contemporary French Other Natural Specimens
Stone
Dogtooth calcite specimen on clear acrylic mount.
Classic 1970s Chanel CC Logo Medallion Pearl Ne...
Chanel
20th Century French Hollywood Regency Collectible Jewelry
Lovely Chanel double-sided CC Logo medallion and faux pearl necklace. Chanel vintage 1970s gold plate CC Coin logo and pearl necklace. Features six CC coins approx. 3/4” diameter are...
Odysśee de la Mer Coral Quartz Sea Fan Bronze S...
21st Century and Contemporary French Baroque Natural Specimens
Bronze, Coral, Quartz, Tourmaline
Odysśee de la Mer. A large 19th Century French cast bronze fragment with a mounding growth of over 5000 carats natural citrine and black tourmaline that surround a giant black sea fa...
Small Ammonite Fossil, circa 190 Million Years Old
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Natural Specimens
Small ammonite fossil approximately 190 million years old and mounted on a black marble base, probably found in France. The measurements are, Depth 9 cm/ 3.5 inch. Width 17.5 cm...
Pair of French White "Branch Coral" Topiaries
Vintage 1960s French Natural Specimens
Plaster
Pair of French white "Branch Coral" topiaries, each on realistically modeled of cast and lacquered plaster and composition. Measures: The base has a 7.5" diameter.
19th Century Oak Wine Press Screw
Antique 19th Century French Natural Specimens
Oak
This 19th century oak wine press screw would make a remarkable addition to any room.
Calypso Coral Sea Fan Quartz Caryatid Sculpture
21st Century and Contemporary French Empire Natural Specimens
Coral, Quartz, Shell, Bronze
Calypso I sculpture. An early 19th century bronze doré caryatid sits atop a large natural smoky quartz base. Her head is beautifully affixed with a crown adorned by a rare complete l...
Antique French Iron Plant Flower Sculpture Cent...
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century French Natural Specimens
Iron
This stylish handmade French antique iron sculpture of a potted plant displays a delicacy that belies its iron construction. A small urn sprouts tall, languid iris stems and leaves. ...
Pair of Quartz Coral Fossil Lumiére Sculptures
21st Century and Contemporary French Bohemian Natural Specimens
Coral, Quartz, Bronze
Specimens of rose coral fossil, quartz, mica, garnet, black tourmaline, calcite, apophyllite stilbite, and barite organically adorn 19th century Louis XV gilt bronze candlesticks. Th...
18th Century Giltwood "Daisies" Quartz Fragment
21st Century and Contemporary French Baroque Natural Specimens
Quartz, Giltwood
An 18th century French giltwood boiserie floral fragment decorated with quartz crystal in matrix set on a natural forming large quartz point. This beautiful antique artifact has been...
Pierre, Jules Mene Italian Greyhound Dog Bronze...
Pierre Jules Mêne
Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures
Bronze
Pierre-Jules Mene (French, 1810-1879) Italian Greyhound, measure: cm H 20 x 14 x 8,5 Italian Greyhound in patinated bronze, with base in yellow marble and griotte. Signed on the...
Empire Obelisk in Tortoise Shell with Applicati...
Antique 1890s French Empire Natural Specimens
Tortoise Shell
Empire obelisk in tortoise shell with application of semi-precious stones.
Period Empire Bust Fragment with Black Coral Se...
21st Century and Contemporary French Bohemian Natural Specimens
Bronze, Coral, Garnet, Quartz, Marble, Wood
A 200 year old Empire carved bust fragment is adorned with an organic blooming crown to include a giant black coral sea fan, corals, andradite garnets, hemimorphite and quartz specim...
Coral Clam and Quartz Sonnet Sculpture
21st Century and Contemporary French Bohemian Natural Specimens
Coral, Quartz, Rock Crystal, Ormolu, Alabaster
Bohemian Rhapsody. A masterpiece of collected cup and pillar coral, Tridacna squamosa clam shells, and a sea star are encrusted with African cactus quartz and calcite mounted on a 19...
Saint Augustine, Terra Cotta, 19th Century
Antique 1880s French Gothic Revival Natural Specimens
Terracotta
A very nice statue showing Saint Augustine In the original color The typical attribute in his hand is the heart. A wonderful statue.
Affortunato Gori's Signed Sculpture of a Orient...
Affortunato Gory
Antique Early 1900s French Art Deco Natural Specimens
Gold, Bronze
This lively dancer is the best-known of Affortunato Gori's figures. Representing a dancer, bronze with multiple patinas, marble plinth. Incised signature. Gori revelled in the con...
Large Tole Potted Palm Tree, in the Manner of M...
Maison Jansen
Vintage 1960s French Modern Natural Specimens
Tôle
Large tole potted palm tree, in the manner of Maison Jansen Each leaf measures 9" x 7" The planter has a 7" diameter.
Very Large and Rare White Agate on Brass Base A...
Willy Daro
Vintage 1970s French Hollywood Regency Natural Specimens
Brass, Agate
A beautiful and rare piece in this color and sice, on a brass base attributed to Willy Daro. We also have an even larger agate on base available (see picture).
Huge Freshwater Stingray Skeleton in Artisanal ...
21st Century and Contemporary French Natural Specimens
Bone
The Ocellate River Stingray is a freshwater ray inhabiting Southern South America. Although this is an abundant endemic Ray of the PaRano-Plata Bassin, it is poorly known; they are f...
Fine Pair of Cut Rock Crystal Obelisks
20th Century French Neoclassical Obelisks
Rock Crystal
A fine and unusual pair of Art Deco hexagon form cut rock crystal obelisks, beautifully hand cut and polishes, Paris.
Rare Large Gogotte Queen Elizabeth I
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Natural Specimens
A fine example of a Gogotte, reminiscent of Elizabeth I. Gogottes come from near Fontainebleau, France. They formed about 30,000 years ago on the surface of a long buried “fossil bea...
Sea Worm Coral in Ebony Based Glass Dome #1
2010s French Natural Specimens
Coral
Sea worm coral attached to a decorative ebony based glass dome. Item is in our NY showroom in the NY Design Center.
Sea Worm Coral in Ebony Based Glass Dome #2
2010s French Natural Specimens
Coral
Sea worm coral attached to a decorative ebony based glass dome. Item is in our NY showroom in the NY Design Center.
Polar Light, Arturo Erbsman, Land Art Design
Arturo Erbsman
2010s French Modern Natural Specimens
Arturo Erbsman Polar Light Arturo Erbsman comes himself to install the Polar light. It has to be in an -7°C in order to maintain. An ice chandelier, result of human conception and n...
Pair of Maison Charles Style Finials
Maison Charles
Vintage 1960s French Mid-Century Modern Natural Specimens
Brass
Pair of brass pine cone finials by Maison Charles. They can easily be made into lamps. Excellent vintage condition.  
Sculpture Marble, Angel for the Garden or Grave...
Antique 1890s French Neoclassical Natural Specimens
Carrara Marble
A wonderful angel in a rare position Wings coming together above the head.
Set of Three Antique French Glass Cylinder Bott...
Antique 1890s French Organic Modern Natural Specimens
Stone
A set of three antique French handblown glass containers each with a cylinder form and round base filled with mineral specimens with the original glass tops from France, circa 1890.
Abstract Wooden Sculpture Made of Solid Piece o...
20th Century French Natural Specimens
Teak
This abstract wooden sculpture made of solid piece of teak root is perfectly polished and looks really nice from all sides. It may become a nice decoration to any modern interior, F...
Papier Mache Anatomical Model of the Human Hear...
Dr. Louis Auzoux
Antique 19th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments
A very rare 19th century French papier mache model of the human heart attributed to Dr. Louis Auzoux (1797-1880) Retaining the original hand-painted details and hand applied numbers ...
French Papier Mâché Scientific Model of the Bra...
Dr. Louis Auzoux
Mid-20th Century French Scientific Instruments
An extremely rare papier mâché model of the brain in a resin skull. Signed and dated Dr. Auzoux 1949. All original parts fully intact including the hand applied tags referring to the...
Stone and Marble Paperweights Five Pieces
Antique 19th Century French Other Paperweights
Stone
Stone and marble paperweights five pieces. A set of five marble balls / paperweights. Three paperweights and two balls.
Stunning Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Pendulum Mante...
Claude Bonnefond
Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Mantel Clocks
Bronze, Enamel, Glass
Bonnefond signed clock garniture with top quality bronze lady sculptures. This Art Nouveau clock garniture is in the wonderful style of the Nancy School (l'école Nancy). The vibrant...
Clear Mineral Quartz Rock Decorative Object
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Natural Specimens
Quartz
Quartz or rock crystal is known as the master healer and always great to use in decoration. This one is a wonderful coffee table or buffet piece to make a statement and give characte...
Antique Anglo Colonial Metal Storage Bin
Brendan Bass
21st Century and Contemporary French Organic Modern Natural Specimens
Metal
Antique Anglo Colonial metal storage bin.
Signed Bronze Bayre Sculpture of Hunting Bloodh...
Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures
Bronze
A small but important and impressive bronze sculpture of hunting Bloodhounds by renowned artist Bayre, signed.
Pair of Silvered Bronze Pinecone Motif Lamps, R...
Maison Charles et Fils
Vintage 1970s French Modern Table Lamps
Bronze, Lucite
Pair of silvered bronze Pinecone motif lamps, raised on square Lucite bases, Each one realistically cast natural object. Measures: 14" high to top of sculpture.
Roman Milestone Rendered in Limestone
Unknown
Antique 15th Century and Earlier French Greco Roman Natural Specimens
Stone
Roman milestone rendered in limestone Presumeably from the Roman Region of Gallia Narbonensis, which is now Southwestern, France where it was purchased. 650 Lbs.
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