Gothic Revival and Neo-Gothic inkstands and inkwells. Early and mid 19th century. So needed in case the archbishop wants to share a whiskey in the library.

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Patinated inkstand together with two similar spill vases. Mid 19th c. Gothic Revival. Molded with tracery. Image © 2020 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/12an01-estate-of-lee-b-anderson/catalogue/1247-gothic-revival-patinated-metal-inkstand
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Inkwell modeled as a medieval helmet with pierced visor with applied cut and chased steel scrolled acanthus ornaments that is raised on a concave shield form base with three ball feet. The hinged top opens to reveal the inkwell. 19th c. Gothic Revival. Probably German. Patinated steel. Image © Jackson’s International Auctioneers and Appraisers. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.com/pin/75224256254422550/
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Inkwell in a Neo-Gothic style with a top that lifts to reveal three round openings resting on a marble plinth base and raised on cast bronze feet. The three glass inkwells are missing. 1875. Neo-Gothic. Patinated bronze and marble. Maker not known. Image © 2020 ROBUCK. Fair use license. via http://robuck.co/collection/curiosities/italian-gothic-revival-period-patinated-brass-and-marble-architectural-model-inkwell-r6803.html
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Oval inkwell modeled with cathedral arcades and rosettes that houses two inkwells with lids, a pounce pot and four pen holders. Rectangular Sienna marble base. 1820-1829. Neo-Gothic. French. Gilt bronze and Siena Marble. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/desk-accessories/inkwells/gothic-revival-inkwell-gilt-bronze-sienna-marble-19th-century/id-f_16380242/
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Inkstand modeled with a Gothic tracery design with a pierced rose window gallery enclosing a sander, two ink wells and four pen holders. Rectangular base. Victorian. Gothic Revival. Brass. Image © 2020 Mayfair Gallery Limited. Fair use license. via https://www.mayfairgallery.com/antique-victorian-gilt-brass-inkstand-with-gothic-tracery

Ostrich design lighting. 20th century. All more fun than those boring things they have on Wayfair.

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Ostrich leg motif candlestick or floor lamp. ca. 1920s. French. Gilt bronze. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/candle-holders/gilt-bronze-ostrich-leg-candlestick/id-f_19493332/
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Pair of ostrich and palm tree candlesticks with faux ostrich eggs. 20th c. Hollywood Regency. American. Maker not known. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/candle-holders/candlesticks/pair-of-hollywood-regency-faux-ostrich-egg-ostrich-palm-tree-candlesticks/id-f_18714082/?gclid=CjwKCAjwxLH3BRApE
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Candlesticks modeled with ostrich eggs amid leaves and branches. ca. 1970. Made in Morocco. Ostrich eggs and brass with marble bases. In the manner of Anthony Redmile. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/candle-holders/pair-of-exotic-ostrich-egg-brass-candlesticks-manner-anthony-redmile/id-f_874439/ Exceptional large candlesticks with stylized palm tree design in hand crafted and hand forged brass. The candlesticks feature an exotic ostrich egg amid leaves and branches.

Tents and other objects cast in bronze to put on your windowsill and make you think you are in the Levant. Austrian. Franz Xaver Bergmann (or Franz Xaver Bergman). Living from 1861 to 1936 he owned a Viennese foundry that produced numerous patinated and cold-painted bronzed figurines.

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Table lamp. Late 19th c. Austrian. Cold painted bronze. Makers marks: Signed to the back with the Bergman seal and foundry mark for “Geschutzt”. Image © Sothebys and lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/franz-bergman-late-19th-century-austrian-table-lamp-signed-to-the-back-20967037?perPage=80
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Letter box modeled as an Ancient Egyptian carved-stone pylon with a rectangular slot on the top and hinged hieroglyphic facade with a sliding lintel catch enclosing a painted tomb interior with a glazed entrance. Base with palm trees, Arab men on camel-back and a sarcophagus. Early 20th c. Cast bronze. Austrian. Maker’s mark and foundry mark “Geschutzt” to the reverse. Image © John Moran Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.pinterest.fr/pin/327566572897859988/
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Figurine table lamp depicting an Arab man and his servant in front of a tent with rifles and daggers laid on a carpet and window sill behind them with a minaret behind. ca. 1890-1900. Austrian. Cast bronze. Makers marks: Impresed “B”, mark for the Bergmann firm on the back. Impressed mark for “Seng” which is probably the modeler’s name. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/lighting/table-lamps/vienna-bronze-table-lamp-vintage-franz-bergman-smoking-arab-man-circa-1890/id-f_1316500/

Art Nouveau maidens in bronze. All from around 1900 and created by sculptor Charles Korschann (1872-1943) who was born in what is now Czechoslovakia but mostly worked in Paris.

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“Femme Solifleur” vase in brown patinated bronze with a gilt bronze handle in the form of a stretched nymph. Late 19th c. Makers marks: Signed “Korschann.” Foundry mark for Louchet Paris. Image © 2020, Hickmet Fine Arts. Fair use license. via https://hickmet.com/products/charles-korschann-femme-solifleur
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Patinated bronze figural vase modeled and cast with a gilt bronze maiden or nymph standing on an elliptical vase embellished with flowers. ca. 1900. Makers marks: Signed “Ch. Korschann, Paris.” Foundry seal for Louchet, Paris. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-charles-korschann-1872-1943-patinated-and-gilt-5765629-details.aspx
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Gilt bronze vase with nude and a background decorated with flowers. ca. 1901. Makers marks: Signed “Korschann.” Foundry mark for Foundry stamp Louchet, Paris. Image ©2020 DECONAMIC. Fair use license. via https://www.deconamic.com/collection/sold/charles-korschann/art-nouveau-gilt-bronze-vase-with-nude-892722
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Inkwell and desk tidy in the motif of a maiden standing among flowers and leaves, with the tray spreading out either side of her. ca. 1900. Makers marks: signed “Korschann.” Foundry marks for Colin Foundry, Paris. Image © 2016 Nouveau Deco Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Everything-Else/Charles-Korschann-Inkwell.Html

Art Déco Garniture de cheminée to put on the mantlepiece in the drawing room. Best kind of wedding present if they are malachite. Nice even if it’s not.

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Garniture de cheminée. 1930. Egyptian Revival. Art Déco. Onyx, bleu turquin marble, and gilt bronze. Maker not known. Image © DANTAN and proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=609897
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Garniture de cheminée with a clock and a nymph pouring an onyx vase. Art Déco. French. Metal with a green and gold patina, inlaid onyx and Portor marble. Makers marks: Marked “Guerbe LeVerrier” on the base. Image © en.expertissim.com. Fair use license. via https://en.expertissim.com/art-deco-period-chimney-garniture-12277132
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Garniture de cheminée with a clock and gazelle. ca. 1930. Art Déco. Black marble, green onyx and patinated copper. Maker not known. Image © Millon & Associés. Fair use license. via https://www.millon.com/lot/98007/10316174
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Garniture de cheminée. Art Déco. Bronze. Limousin, maker. Image © Ruyten Fine Art and proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=335953

A few accoutrements for your dining table in case the Prince Regent stops by for a whiskey or two. From Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, goldsmiths to the king.

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Ice pail from the Grand Service made by royal silversmiths Rundell, Bridge, and Rundell for King George IV of England. 1827. Silver. Makers marks: Hallmarked by Phillip Rundell, London. Image source Rau Antiques. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Royal_Ice_Pail_by_Rundell,_Bridge,_and_Rundell.jpg
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Six light centerpiece. combining winged sphinxes and lion motifs with a cornucopia and the three graces of the Classical style. 1815. British. Gilt bronze and cut glass. Makers marks: Stamped “Rundell, Bridge & Rundell.” © 2020 RICHARD REDDING ANTIQUES LTD. Fair use license. via https://www.richardreddingantiques.com/sold/categories/11/9863/
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Pair of claret jugs, each of the bodies matted and flat-chased with anthemions and tendrils below a frieze of stylised grape-laden vine leaves, with the handles springing from bearded masks and each surmounted by an eagle. The covers with cast grape and matted leaf finials and engraved with the royal arms of King William IV. One by John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge and Rundell. in 1833. The other by John Sparkes Tapley for John Tapley and Company and dating to 1835. Both jugs having been retailed by Rundell, Bridge and Rundell. William IV silver. 1830s. Silver gilt. British. Makers marks: Undersides engraved with a coat-of-arms, motto, supporters and baron’s coronet, and stamped “RUNDELL BRIDGE ET Co. AURIFICES REGIS LONDINI”. Inscribed “From His Most Gracious Majesty to Thomas Lord Ducie 1834.” Image © Sotheby’s 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/buy/auction/2019/style-european-silver-gold-boxes-and-ceramics/royal-a-pair-of-william-iv-silver-gilt-claret-jugs

Pastille burners. Mostly antique. So much more fun than air fresheners but they do the same thing, burning pellets to scent up your house and cover up the cabbage smell coming out from the kitchen.

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Pastille burner with dolphin supports, rosso antico with black decoration. Still has the original lid and interior stand. ca. 1810. British. Ceramic. Wedgwood, maker. Makers marks: Stamped “JOSIAH WEDGWOOD” on the underside, along with an extremely rare mark, probably associated with trials of a new pyrometer or kiln. Image © 1stdibs.com, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/bowls-baskets/decorative-bowls/pastille-burner-on-dolphin-supports-rosso-antico-wedgwood-circa-1810/id-f_9977753/
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Pastille burner and cover. ca. 1820. Pierced porcelain with enamels and gilding. Derby Porcelain Factory, Derby, maker. Makers marks: “D” under a crown and crossed batons, “11” in red, and an incised cross. Image© Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O306954/pastille-burner-and-derby-porcelain-factory/
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Pastille burner with swan supports. ca. 1820. Maker not known. Image © 2020 Richard Gardner Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.richardgardnerantiques.co.uk/shop/sold/regency-pastille-burner-in-bronze/
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Trefoil shaped pastille burner, each corner cast as a grotesque mask and supported on a claw foot. Comes with a detachable pierced cover and liner. 20th c. Italian. Silver. Makers marks: Stamped “BREBONZIO” and “800” underneath. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/an-italian-silver-pastille-burner-stamped-brebonzio-5440404-details.aspx

Animal art from the Wiener Werkstätte. Anton Puchegger, maker (1878-1917). From Austria but mostly working in Berlin.

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Glazed parrot vase. ca. 1920. Ceramic. Signed “WW, A. Puchegger”. Image © Koller Auktionen. Fair use license. via https://www.kollerauktionen.ch/en/zuerich/a191/art-deco-_-art-nouveau-17/?show=detail&ppos=51
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Inkwell with love birds. No date. Bronze. Signed “A. Puchegger.” Marked “1057.” Image © Auction Zip 2003 – 2020. Fair use license. via https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/Anton-Puchegger-bronze-inkwell-having-love-birds_D3740BB92C/
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Clock with three faience ceramic polar bears. No date. ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/anton-puchegger/trois-ours-polaires-sur-la-banquise-avec-monture-QdvUe0XtG6OsmDjGpuKkaQ2

People (and one lion) hanging out and getting bored sitting on clocks by French master clockmaker Michel-François Piolaine who is recorded as working in Paris from 1787 to 1810.

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“Pendule Portique” clock (lion detail), decorated with columns that simulate beams of lictors surmounted by a terrestrial globe and astrolabe, posed on plinths decorated decorated with military attributes. Base decorated with a lion surrounded by galleries. Enameled dial signed “Michel-François PIOLAINE in Paris” surmounted by a statuette of Mars. ca. 1780-1800. Louis XVI. Gilt bronze, black and white marble, and enamel. Image IVOIRE France ©2020. Fair use license. via https://www.ivoire-lyon.com/fr/lot-1552-158830-190_importante_pendule_forme_portique_br
Mantel clock (Goddess Pomona, the Roman goddess of harvest and abundance detail).
Mantel clock (Goddess detail, probably Pomona, the Roman goddess of harvest and abundance). Clock body raised by a plinth-shaped base with a relief scene portraying four putti and the clock drum containing a circular dial with a partially rubbed signature. Early 19th c. Gilt bronze and ormolu. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2020, Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/clocks/mantel-clocks/empire-gilt-bronze-mantel-clock-michel-francois-piolaine/id-f_18084411/
Mantel clock (Reading lady detail). The clock having an ormolu drum case surmounted by a cast ormolu eagle with a relief below showing two putti holding a bird under a sunburst flanked by two patinated bronze figures, a writing boy and a reading lady. Marble and ormolu base with gadroon feet and with putti holding a mask among scrolling garlands,  flanked by two medallions with female masks. Enamel dial, signed "Piolaine à Paris" in red with gilt brass hands.
Mantel clock (Reading lady detail). The clock having an ormolu drum case surmounted by a cast ormolu eagle with a relief below showing two putti holding a bird under a sunburst flanked by two patinated bronze figures, a writing boy and a reading lady. Marble and ormolu base with gadroon feet and with putti holding a mask among scrolling garlands, flanked by two medallions with female masks. Enamel dial, signed “Piolaine à Paris” in red with gilt brass hands. ca. 1790. Marble, brass, patinated brass, gilt brass and enamel. Image 2020 © Gude & Meis Antieke klokken. Fair use license. via
Mantel clock (putti and goddess detail). 1780-1800.
Mantel clock (putti and goddess detail). 1780-1800. Marble, gilded bronze and enamel. Acquired by President Vincent Auriol of France for presentation to the White House in 1952. Image © Collections of the White House, Washington, DC. Fair use license. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/mantel-clock/3wFaBh_sW_IjQA
Mantel clock with a profiled plinth with a relief of musician putti
Mantel clock with a profiled plinth with a relief of musician putti and a watch house flanked by putti riding dogs and eagle heads, surmounted by a coronation goddess with cornucopia that symbolize prosperity and abundance.A French Louis XVI mantel clock by M. F. Piolaine. Fire-gilded bronze and white marble. Profiled plinth with relief of musician putti. The watch house flanked by dogs riding putty and eagle heads. Coronation goddess with cornucopia symbolizing prosperity and abundance. The white enameled dial being marked “Piolaine A Paris”. ca. 1780-1790. Louis XVI. White marble, fire-gilded bronze and enamel. Image © 2008-2020 Bukowski Auktioner AB. Fair use license. via https://www.bukowskis.com/en/auctions/556/1074-bordspendyl-av-michel-francois-piolaine-mastare-i-paris-1787-louis-xvi

Jugendstil candlesticks. Jugendstil having been the Central European version of Art Nouveau. One in the Nieuwe Kunst tradition which came out of the Netherlands at around the same time.

Candlestick. 1910. Dutch.
Candlestick. 1910. Nieuwe Kunst in style, yet another take on Art Nouveau, this from the Netherlands. Brass. J. C. Stoffels, maker (1878-1952). Image courtesy Peter de Rijcke, grandson of J. C. Stoffels. Used with permission. via https://scontent.fphl1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/s960x960/88163906_1719826358154386_5497188728742871040_o.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_sid=1480c5&_nc_eui2=AeGBBVxuMfkyeHjNFmsHCvEJykFLl7etD6OvgxuG4EvCjqbNmOXT6BjCLYdXe0DfpaI6QiFmHAO2w12ls8xBHZOu36XAkl1zhPa1DPgeLrNcmg&_nc_ohc=ouwwoE3R618AX9lq_RX&_nc_ht=scontent.fphl1-1.fna&_nc_tp=7&oh=5b953f51f5e895ea2667e70d69ca19ae&oe=5E984773
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Bronze. Jugendstil.
Candlesticks. 1900-1950. Jugendstil. Bronze. Maker not known. Image © 2020 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://www.catawiki.com/lots/5868259-two-bronze-jugendstil-candlesticks
Candelabra. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German.
Candelabra in polished pewter, each with a crimped hexagonal base supporting open stylized flowing organic foliate centers. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. German. Pewter. Marks for Orivit and the number 2119 to the underside. Orivit, maker. Image © 1996 – 2019 GoAntiques LLC, Fair use license. via https://www.goantiques.com/ivit-jugendstil-secessionist-46682955
Candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over.
Cantilever candlesticks, especially designed with the round ball weight to keep the candlestick from being knocked over and to be safely carried in the hand to be set down. ca. 1900. German. Jugendstil. Copper and brass. Carl Deffner Esslingen, maker. Marks: Underside stamped “CDE” within a shield with two crossed halberds. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and The Pedestal, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/66239428_pair-of-german-jugendstil-copper-and-brass-candlesticks