Gogotte of Fontainebleau
17 X 10 X 10 cm approximately
Real natural sculptures, the gogottes of Fontainebleau are only found in France in a geological layer called “sands of Fontainebleau”. Made up of more than 99% of silica (siliceous crystals agglomerated by a siliceous cement), they belong to a phenomenon of dissolution / sedimentation which, by the path taken by mineral-laden water, determines random forms which, allied to their whiteness, give them of a high aesthetic degree which has made them collect in the cabinets of curiosities. Look at this one: would not we say on a certain angle a turbaned character and under others a sculpture of Brancusi?
An old break allows to lay it flat.
From an ancient collection of minerals and fossils.
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Shelf Japanese style
Japanese style shelf with lacquer decoration Bamboo and lacquer plates 54.5 X 44 X 16 cm. And there you go, I can’t help myself! I
Large Art-Nouveau planter in silvered metal by Victor Saglier Silvered metal circa 1890, 12 X 39 X 18 cm, complete with its tray with its rings,
Silver Damasquine Iron Box 18.8 X 4.7 X 13.4 cm, Middle East, circa 1930. A light cleaning was enough for this lovely box with the slightly domed
Pair of faux bois cement gardeners
Pair Of Faux-bois Cement Gardeners 1930 “Pair of faux-wood cement planters” 18 X 107 X 26 cm and 17 X 82 X 27 cm, circa 1930. I feel
Assembly of underwater excavation objects
Assembly Of Underwater Excavation Objects “Underwater Archeology III” Assembly of original parts from South-East Asia (Vietnam?) Crockery, bowl,
Divinatory calendar Batak Indonesia
Bamboo cylinder 34.7 high by 6.5 cm in diameter, base 8 cm in diameter. The succession of our Pau scholar has led us to many researches to
Athenian Cup Louis XVI Style Marble And Gilded Bronze Height 23.5 cm; 29 with the sphere. Louis XVI style, but more probably from the NIII
Gogotte of Fontainebleau
Silica 17 X 10 X 10 cm approximately Real natural sculptures, the gogottes of Fontainebleau are only found in France in a geological layer called
Elephant and baby elephant
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Spray perfume bronze and shell
19th Spray Total height 20 cm. In the register ” curiosities” and from the same collection as our elephants “walnut”, I