Works of Art
Table top of various Sicilian jaspers, petrified wood, and Nero del Belgio, in a frame of chiselled silver, attributed to the Royal Pietre Dure Manufactory in Naples, early 19th century.
A French bronze bust with green-brown patina representing Marie-Louise. Now in the collection of the Musée de la ville d’Ajaccio.
Achilles drags the body of Hector and Thetis Plunges Achilles in River Styx Pen, brown ink, wash and watercolour on laid paper. Now in an important collection in Faenza.
A very important and unique pair of late-Baroque Italian polychrome majolica two- light wall-sconces
Jacopo Maria Foggini
The Mattias De Medici Blue Boys. A pair of Florentine Baroque polychrome lacca wood sculptures with glass eyes attributed to Jacopo Maria Foggini (c.1620–1684). Florence, sixth decade of the seventeenth century
Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo
A North Italian fruitwood, walnut, ebony , boxwood, tulipwood and kingwood microcarving portrait relief miniature attributed to Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo (1745-1820), depicting a standing Mars with cuirass, feathered helmet and sword, holding a spear with his right and a shield on his left hand.
Two portrait busts of Rousseau and Voltaire, Orleans manufactory, France.Now in a private collection in Turin.
Napoleon as first consul. Sold at its highest estimate in auction at Bonhams in London after a lengthy battle between two overseas bidders at: Napoleon Bonaparte The British Sale, the 27th of October 2021.
A pair of ormolu and agate Rococò candlesticks, now sold to a TEFAF ONLINE collector.
A Louis XVI Ormolu mounted lapis vase attributed to Manuel Tolsa, now in the collection of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas.
Abraham Louis Rodolphe Ducros
Vues de Rome et ses environs. Now in an Important private collection US
A North Italian Ivory, mother of pearl, brass, boxwood, ebony and Kingwood marquetry box.
A Pair of three-branch ormolu Candelabra with patinated bronze figures of Zephyrus and Flora, on rouge griotte marble columns.Now in a Dutch collection.
An important late baroque Venetian ebony mother of pearl and metal inlaid table top
A very important pair of empire ormolu and patinated bronze four-light candelabra. A related identical set of four now in the throne room in St.James Palace was bought directly to Thomire by George IV in Paris(RCIN 11853).
An Important Empire Bronze Gilt Mantel-Clock. Now in a private collection in Bath.
A North Inlaid Mother-of-pearl parcel-gilt and faux tortoiseshell-painted mirror. Now in an American private collection
An Italian Neoclassical Pair of White Marble and Ormolu Mounted Candlesticks. Now in an important private collection in San Francisco.
A Pair of George III Ormolu-mounted White Marble Urns.Now in a German private collection.
The Marcello Papiniano cusani silver chandeliers. Sold after a lengthy battle between two north American bidders during Sotheby’s Treasures sale in London the 10th of December 2020.
Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo
Allegorical vase, a highly important north Italian fruitwood and ebony microcarving.Now in an important private collection in New England.