Rococo Revival, which emerged during the French Second Empire making for some very interesting porcelain. Topic of my Patreon public (free) post for this Sunday. Enjoy! Link below

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Chandelier with 16 candle arms
Chandelier with 16 candle arms, extensive floral encrusted decorations, figural songbirds and neoclassical figures. Antique. German. Porcelain. Believed to have come from Meissen. Image © 1996 – 2019 GoAntiques LLC . Fair use license. via https://www.goantiques.com/ntique-rococo-revival-40105209
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Jugendstil ceramics from Hungary. Designed by Sándor Apáti Abt for Zsolnay. Early 20th century.

Vase. ca. 1908-11.
Vase. ca. 1908-11. Porcelain faience with colored eosin glaze. Impressed model numbers 6193 and M. Remnants of old adhesive labels numbered 6193 and 151 and a relief mark: five towers in a double circle. Zsolnay Pecs, manufacturer. Image © 2019 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG. Fair use license. via https://www.dorotheum.com/de/l/5947825/
Ewer with a handle in the motif of a nude female drinking from the spring. ca. 1900.
Ewer with a handle in the motif of a nude female drinking from the spring. ca. 1900. Metallic green eosin glaze. Sándor Apáti Abt and Lajos Mack, designers for Zsolnay. Raised lozenge mark. Image © Skinner Inc. and Lot Search. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/zsolnay-eosin-metallic-green-glazed-ewerzsolnay-eosin-metallic-green-27013575
Vase with ribbon-flower pattern. 1903.
Vase with ribbon-flower pattern. 1903. Sándor Apáti Abt, designer for Zsolnay. Image © axioart.com. Fair use license. via https://axioart.com/tetel/zsolnay-vaza-szalagos-viragos-mintaval-zsolnay-1903-form

Art Deco clocks to sit on your desk and make any day pass more quickly. French. Where else.

Desk clock. Carved lapis lazuli clock face with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and openwork hands. Stepped agate surround with a lapis lazuli and gold base with coral.  ca. 1929.
Desk clock. Carved lapis lazuli clock face with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and openwork hands. Stepped agate surround with a lapis lazuli and gold base with coral. ca. 1929. Exhibited at the Les Arts De La Bijouterie, Joaillerie, Orfèvrerie, Musée Galleria in June 1929. Boucheron, maker. Image © 2019 Symbolic & Chase. Fair use license. via https://www.s-c.com/Collection/ByReference/43C0079/BOUCHERON–An-Art-Deco-agate–lapis-lazuli-and-coral-desk-clock
Clock. Case with an orange dial supported by malachite phoenixes. 1920's. Chinoiserie in style.
Clock. Case with an orange dial supported by malachite phoenixes. 1920’s. Chinoiserie in style. Silver case with black lacquer and gold detailing.Black onyx, gold, malachite and diamond. Smoked agate abase. Case by Verger Frères. Retailed by Osterag, Paris. Image © Bonhams 2001-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/15718/lot/375/?category=list
Mystery clock in the Chinoiserie style.
Mystery clock in the Chinoiserie style. Art Deco. ca. 1931. Gem-set with mother of pearl. Mosaic by Vladimir Makovsky. Pierre Gravoin, Paris, designer for Black, Starr & Frost, New York. Image © Siegelson and ©2019 Hearst Magazine Media, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.townandcountrymag.com/style/jewelry-and-watches/news/a6062/bergdorf-goodman-siegelson-jewelry/

Glories out of the 18th century all gilded up to decorate your home. All part of a service made for Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine who was a first cousin of French Queen Marie Antoinette. Pieter Jozef Fonson and Jakob van der Donck, creators.

Surtout de table (ornamental centerpiece) made for  Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine
Surtout de table (ornamental centerpiece) made for Duke Charles Alexander of Lorraine. 1755-94. Porcelain with gold, wood, and brass. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 license 4.0. via https://www.khm.at/en/objectdb/detail/555867/?pid=2323&back=862&offset=12&lv=listpackages-5500
Jug made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine.
Jug made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 1755-94. Porcelain and gold. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 License 4.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/15502/KK_1269.html
Sauciere made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 18th c.
Sauciere made for the Duke Karl Alexander of Lorraine. 18th c. Porcelain and gold. Collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Cc0 License. 4.0. via https://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/record/15502/KK_1274.html

Beautiful fans (éventail) made as promotions for Paul Poiret’s perfume line “Rosine.” Various auction houses, mostly located in Paris. 1920’s. Art Deco.

Advertising  card in the motif of a feather fan
Advertising card in the motif of a feather fan, a promotion for the scent “Nuit de Chine.” 1920. Polychrome illustrated cardboard. Image © Coutau-Bégarie, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.coutaubegarie.com/lot/12764/2323789
Fans made to promote the scent "Amours, Délices et Orgues." 1925.
Fans made to promote the scent “Amours, Délices et Orgues.” 1925. Japan scented paper printed with stencils and wooden sticks. Image © Piasa Auctions, Paris. Fair use license. via https://piasa.auction.fr/_fr/lot/eventail-publicitaire-parfume-pour-les-parfums-de-rosine-1925-960100#.XZpscEZKhTs
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Promotional fan for the perfume line “Rosine.” Art Deco. Image © Fashion Institute of New York. Fair use license. via https://blog.fitnyc.edu/materialmode/2014/06/24/perfumepublicitypoiret/
Promotional fan for the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Printed paper with wooden sticks. Image © Fan d’éventails, Paris. Fair use license. via https://www.fandeventails.fr/fr/eventails-publicitaires/2681-rosine-les-parfums-de-paul-poiret-eventail-publicitaire-periode-art-deco.html
Promotional fan for the  "Aladin" scent from the "Rosine" perfume line. Art Deco.
Promotional fan for the “Aladin” scent from the “Rosine” perfume line. Art Deco. Image ©ADAGP PARIS 2013. Fair use license. via https://faireletourdumondeenparfums.com/paul-poiret-catalogue-de-lexposition-de-grasse/

Antique vases from Fürstenberg Porcelain which is in Lower Saxony, Germany.

Vase. Art Deco or mid century.
Vase. Art Deco or mid century. Mark on bottom. Image © 1995-2019 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.ebay.com/itm/Art-Deco-or-Mid-Century-Modern-German-Porcelain-Vase-Furstenberg-Modernist-/263533184226
Vase. 1930's. Art Deco in style.
Vase. 1930’s. Art Deco in style. Mark on bottom. Image © 2019 Chairish, Inc. Fair use license. via
Vase with a silver overlay over porcelain. ca. 1950.
Vase with a silver overlay over porcelain. ca. 1950. Friedrich Wilhelm Spahr, designer for Furstenberg. Signed above the base in the silver decor: SPAHR 1000. Image © Proantic. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/en/display.php?mode=obj&id=455327

Silver to dress up your weekend brunch. Candy and nut dishes. Various makers and various times. All great. One sand-cast aluminum and gold plate but fitting right in.

Turkish delight bowl. Contemporary.
Turkish delight bowl. Contemporary. Hand-made in Turkey. Brass. Silver-colored spoon with stone and Swarovski crystals coated lid. Image © 1996-2019, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Fair use license. via https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00SYV6SIU/ref=psdc_367173011_t1_B009NSX034
Nut dishes. No exact date.
Nut dishes. No exact date. Neoclassical in style. American. Silver. Edward F. Caldwell & Company, maker. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/edward-f-caldwell-co/a-pair-of-ef-caldwell-co-neoclassical-silver-nut-MTEpv_WeadsaPnkZs5XRfg2
Dove candy dish. Contemporary.
Dove candy dish. Contemporary. Artisan crafted of sand-cast aluminum with a gold plated dove. Image © 2018 Lunares. Fair use license. via https://www.lunareshome.com/products/modern-nut-bowl
Candy/nut bowls with a Neptune god-like motif. 19th c. Silver plate.
Candy/nut bowls with a Neptune motif. 19th c. Silver-plate. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/dining-entertaining/bowls/silver-plated-candy-nut-bowls-depicting-neptune-god-like-mermaid-figure-pair/id-f_15449352/