Gallery V : Curiosities & collectables from the 16th , 17th , 18th and 19th century

Chestnut roaster

The lid showing a knight on horseback
Brass
18th century
Length : 53.5cm
Probably the Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel

Oak panel depicting a bearded man in period clothing with shield and sword
Dimensions : 55 cm - 10 cm
17th century
France

Mounted on a custom-made iron stand
Total height : 62cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carving with chimeras

Openwork oak element
Sculpted on both sides
Dimensions : 34cm - 34.5cm
17th century
France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gargoyle

Rare oak sculpture depicting a winged gargoyle resting on a skull
Modelled on the gargoyles of the French medieval cathedrals
Dimensions: Length 33cm - height 18cm
19th century
Architectural element from a home or church
France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gargoyle

Rare oak sculpture depicting a winged gargoyle resting on a skull
Modelled on the gargoyles of the French medieval cathedrals
Dimensions: Length 31cm - height 14.5cm
19th century
Architectural element from a home or church
France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rushnip holder

Wrought iron on an oak base
Height : 30cm
18th century
France or England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saint Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis showing the stigmata
Carved oak
Dimensions : 49cm - 41cm
17th century
France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel - relief

Carved oak
Part of a piece of furniture or a chest
Dimensions : 47cm - 47cm
17th century
France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Door panel

Carved walnut
Showing a soldier with helmet and shield
Dimensions : 34cm - 34cm
16th century
Belgium or France

Old repair at the back

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel

Carved oak
Showing grotesque figures
19th century
Dimensions : 66cm - 29.5cm (including a later wooden frame)
France or Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ecclesiastical box - casket

Pinewood with iron lock and hinges
Decorated with Cross symbols at the front
Dimensions : width 42cm - height19cm - depth 24cm
18th - 19th century
Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knife handle

Carved wood with a silver mount
Depicting the pelican as a symbol for Christ sacrificing himself for man
Length : 10cm
19th century
Northern Netherlands

Mounted on a later turned wooden base
Total height : 12cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tile

Terracotta
Showing a lion with a coat of arms
Dimensions : 14cm - 13.5cm - 2cm
17th century
Belgium or France

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tile

Terracotta
Dimensions : 13.5cm - 13.5cm - 2.3cm
17th - 18th century
Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire brick

Earthenware
Showing two Putti playing
Dimensions : 13cm - 9.5cm - 6cm
17th century
Southern Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire brick

Earthenware
Decorated with a male portret
Dimensions : width 12cm - height 9cm - depth 6cm
17th century
Belgium - the Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alms dish

Brass
Showing the Virgin with Child
Diameter : 40cm
16th century
German

Old repairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panel

Carved oak
Dimensions : 67cm - 23cm
17th century
French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Polychrome tile

Glazed tile with a flower - tulip
Dimensions : circa 13cm - 13cm
Mid 17th century
The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tile

Glazed tile with a vase of flowers
Dimensions : circa 13cm - 13cm
Mid 17th century
The Netherlands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pair of bed warmer lids

Brass
Nr 1 : diameter 35cm
Showing a Roman Emperor , cartouches and four masks
17th - 18th century
Netherlandish
Nr 2 : diameter 31.5cm
Showing flowers , fleurs-de-lis and a text in old Dutch language : ALST GODT BEHAECHT IST BETER BENYT DAN BEKLAECHT
17th century
Netherlandish

Damages  and traces of old age

 

 

Green glass wine bottle

With some remnants of irisation
Height : 26cm
18th - 19th century
The low Countries

Coffer panel

Carved oak
Diamond shape anf oak leaves
Measurements : height 32.5cm - width 14cm
17th century
French

Caryatid

Carved oak
Height : 18cm
Early 19th century
Probably French or Belgian

 

 

 

 

 

Mortar

Bronze
Height : 7.5cm - diameter : 11cm
17th century
French

 

 

 

 

 

Folk art carved panel

Depicting a Celtic design - entwined beasts
Oak wood
Length 65cm
19th century
Probably British - Scottish