A terra-cotta group of the imperial children Tsarevitj Alexander Nicolajevitj (1818-1881), (later Tsar Alexander II of Russia) and his sister Maria Nicolajevna (1819-1876) by Eric Gustaf Göthe (1779-1838), signed and dated Göthe f. S Petersburg 1822. . Provenance: Eric Gustaf Göthe, Stockholm within the family to present day.
A pair of cast iron urns made by Näfveqvarns bruk (foundry) after a design by Olof Hult (1892-1962) This model was exhibited in the World fair in Paris 1925. See photos for copy of original drawing design.
A Swedish 19th century engraved and gilt steel pocket watch holder. The engraving showing the old Royal castle “Tre kronor” that burned down in 1697 and the present Royal Castle which was built in the 18th century.
A rare pair of French gilt-bronze and verse eglomisé candlesticks. Early 19th century. Litt. Marie-France Dupuy-Baylet: Les Bronzes Du Mobilier National 1800-1870, Dijon 2010, page 88f compare candelabra from the same maker in the Élyséepalace, Paris
A 19th century Italian bronze bust study of Seneca , after the antique , known as the “Pseudo Seneca”. Arresting bronze study known as the “Psuedo Seneca” , after the Roman 1st century BCE original , having been excavated at ill-fated Herculaneum from the site of the Villa of the Papyri in 1754. The Papyrus Villa belonged to Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus , father-in-law of Julius Caesar , and was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 . Originally thought to depict Seneca the Younger
A Japanese iron writing box with a gilt inside. 18/19th century. The lid probably with the figure of Jurojin, one of the Seven Gods of Fortune. He is the God of longevity. Jurojin is identified as the personification of the Southern Polar Star.