Tuesday, August 23, 2011

These are a few of my favorite things part 2

Aurora & Cephalus, 1811 by Le Baron Pierre Narcisse Guerin

"These are a few of my favorite things" Most of the items are in major museums and a few lesser items I have been lucky to acquire over the years, enjoy.

Axel Fersen

Bacchus by Ann Louis Girodet Trioson 1813 painted for Napoleon

Armchair by Jacob in Marie Antoinette's boudir at Fontainebleau

The Apotheosis of the French Royal family 1799

Armchair from Marie Antoinette's bedroom in the Trianon

A marble Angel holy water font

A Francois Boucher

The two mary's

A model for Marie Antoinette's jewelry chest

A Baltimore painted music stand ca, 1810

Baronne Betty James De Rothschild 1848 by Ingres

Bowl & pitcher from Marie Antoinette's porcelain factory

Bowl from Marie Antoinette's famous Sevres porcelain cornflwer & pearl dinner service

Carved Baroque altar Lot, France

1850's Old Paris porcelain vase at Catalpa Plantation

Old Paris porcelain at Catalpa Plantation

Old Paris porcelain at Catalpa Plantation
Charles X clock 1820 Paris

 Chateau de Champs painted by Christophe Huet 1747

Chateau de Champs painted by Christophe Huet 1747

Chateau de Chantilly chinoiserie by Christophe Huet 1735

Chinese export platter in the mystery urn pattern showing the profiles of Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette

Alter from the church of the Immaculate Conception New Orleans

Marie Antoinette's clock from her sitting room at the Tuileries Palace

Tall case clock owned by Marie Antoinette

Comrades, 1924 by Henry Scott Tuke

The Comte d Artois

Cornice of Marie Antoinette's bedroom at Versailles by Francois Boucher 1735

A Creole sausage seller from my collection


Cupid & Psyche

Cupid & Psyche 1817 by David

Cupid carving his bow from the club of Hercules 1750

Sevres cups with portraits of Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette

Daedalus & Icarus by Charles Paul Landon 1799

Daughters of Paul l of Russia 1796 by Elisabeth Vigee Lebrun

Descendants of Napoleonic Prince de Wagram in 19th century uniforms in the chateau of Grobois

Desk by Riesener in Marie Antoinette's Boudoir at Fontainebleau

Dionysus & Ampelos

Edward Hancock Custis Wilson c 1825

Embroidery made by Marie Antoinette

Emma Olivia, Olivia Olivier and Zulme Maspero by Jean Baptiste Ange Tissier

A Neoclassical Old Paris porcelain gravy tureen

A French Romantic period enamel of the Mona Lisa

A pair of Old Paris porcelain fruit coolers

A late 18th century painted chair

A French Montgolfière or Hot air balloon gilt bronze chandelier

A French Empire ormolu clock

A carved Rococo Revival rosewood Etagere

A Old Paris figure of Africa

A blue glass and bronze Neoclassical chandelier

A pair of Papier-mâché face shields

A 1838 Flamingo by Audubon

A bronze-patinated spelter statue of Andrew Jackson after Clark Mills

A Empire porcelain dinner service

A Empire worktable

A Empire Savonnerie

A 18th century Campeche chair

French Boule upright piano

18th French Louis XVI creme painted Lit a Francaise

A New York late Federal bed

A American porcelain water pitcher with an painted American flag

A Federal Tennessee sugar chest  


  1. So very many beautiful things... what a great eye.

  2. I can see why these things are your favorite. I am off to try and find more about Catalpa Plantation. You have reached my interest. Thanks for sharing. Richard from My Old Historic House.

  3. I am researching my family ancestors and have two olivia oliviers, wondering if one of the pictures is one of my family members?