Gallery V : Curiosities & collectables

Lock

Forged iron
Large size chest lock
Dimensions : length  20cm - height 14.5cm
17th century

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jug

Glazed stoneware
Height : 30cm
Late 18th - early 19th century
Bouffioulx - Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wedding casket - minnekästchen

A rectangular beech casket with domed lid
The casket entirely bismuth painted in several colours
Surrounded with floral decoration and two intertwined hands with hearts on the front and the back
A portret of a male and female on the domed lid
Dimensions : height 24cm - width 29cm - depth 17cm
17th century
Southern Germany

Lock mechanism not working
Old repair on the hinge and lid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Armorial panel

Carved oak
Showing a coat of arms with 3 fleur-de-lis beneath a Gothic arch
Dimensions : height 34cm - width 20cm - depth circa 4cm
Late 15th - early 16th century
French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wine bottle

Green glass mallet shaped
Height : 25cm
18th century
The Low Countries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oak carving

Large carved oak panel
Showing a bearded grotesque  ( demon mascaron )
Dimensions : 69cm - 27cm
Early 17th century
French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oak panel

Showing a Native American
Dimensions : 35.5cm - 23cm
17th century
French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tobacco jar

Lead with ornate decorations
Dimensions : height 16.5cm - width circa 9.5cm  - width of the feet circa 11.5cm
Original inside lid with dolphin finial
18th century
Netherlandish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carving with grapevines

Oak
Length : 47.5cm
17th century
English

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cigar case

Silver mounted tortoiseshell case
Showing a horse and a the monogram B D K on the back
Dimensions : 13.5cm - 8.5cm
19th century
The Netherlands

Silver marks : WP95 and sword
Made by silversmith : Willem de Pleijt
Schoonhoven - 1815 - 1878

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miniature casket

Domed top
Wood - beech
18th century
Dimensions : height 5cm - width 8cm - depth 6cm
Probably French

Iron lock with a later key

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lot of 4 Delft tiles

17th and 18th century
Netherlandish

Mounted in a modern setting
Dimensions : 30.5cm - 30.5cm

 

 

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

 

 

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Architectural beam fragment

Carved wood
Showing a man's face looking sideways
Height : 25.5cm - diameter circa 22cm
16th  - 17th century
French

Salvaged from a building near Beauvais ( Hauts-de-France)

 

 

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Satyr - faun mascaron

Probably the Greek God Pan
Bronze
Dimensions of the mascaron : height : 16cm - width 11,5cm
19th century
French or Belgian

Mounted on a black marble base
Total height : 33cm

 

 

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Carved panel

Carved oak panel showing the Roman Goddess Diana
Part from a piece of furniture or paneling
Dimensions : height 44cm - width 32cm - depth 4.5cm
16th century
French

 

 

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Parchemin panel

Carved oak
Measurements : height 41.5cm  - width 27cm
16th century
French or Belgian

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Linenfold panel

Carved oak
Measurements : height 32.5cm - width 20cm
17th century
French or Belgian

Green glass wine bottle

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

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Decorated jug

Glazed stoneware
height : 22.5cm
Late 18th - early 19th century
Bouffioulx - Belgium

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Coffer

Oak
Iron lock plate and hinges
Measurements : Height 28cm - width 58.5cm - depth 25cm
18th century
Probably French or Belgian

Coffer panel

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

Floor tile

Depicting a male figure  inside a Crown of thorns
Wear to the surface and glazing
Measurements : height circa 13cm - width 13cm and 2cm deep
Early 16th century
French
Region of Brémontier-Massy
Pays de Bray , Haute Normandie

Website: Le monde carré de Benoit faÿ

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Carved panel

Depicting a putto above a cartouche with the text "ANNO " flanked by two lions
Part from a piece of furniture
Oak
Length : 55cm - height : 9cm
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

 

 

 

 

 

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Pair of candlesticks

Brass
Height : 26cm
19th century
The Low Countries

 

 

 

 

 

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Carved chest - Bible box

Oak wood
With its original iron hinges and lock
Key from a later date
Seperate compartment inside ( lid missing)
Measurements : width 70cm - height 24cm - depth 29cm
17th century
Probably French

 

 

 

 

Incense burner

Bronze
Openwork lid
Height 22cm
17th-18th century
Belgian - Flemish

 

 

 

 

Architectural element

Carved oak wood depicting grapevines
Beam fragment from a Irish house
50cm wide - 6cm high
16th century
Irish or British

 

 

 

 

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Memento mori

Marble plaque showing a skull - winged hourglass - cup of life - scythe and bones
Probably a part from a tombstone
Height 17.5cm - width 30cm
18th - 19th century
Italian

Limoges enamel plate

Mary embracing the child Jesus with a sleeping John the Baptist
A painted polychrome enamel copper domed plate
copper plate - Height 9,5cm - width 13cm
19th century
French

Mounted in a later wood frame
Measurements of the frame - height 16cm - width 20.5cm

Folk art carved panel

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

Lead memento token

Made as a reminder to the demolition in the 19th century of the Antwerp Citadel - also known as South Castel
The Antwerp Citadel built on the order of King Philip II and the Duke of Alba in the 16th century
Front - after a silver medal by Jacobs Jongelincks - 1577
Back - depicting the demolition of the Antwerp Citadel
VINDICATA LIBERIAS CONCORDIA
RESTITUTIO A.P. ANTWER
Diameter circa 46mm
19th century
Antwerp - Belgium