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[Macaire] Pensionnat Robert-Macaire. Mr le professeur. . . (Plate 4)

Macaire personified the clever businessman, who was willing at any time to throw moral and ethical principles overboard for a quick buck. His personality fitted exactly t...

$250 / ≈ €233
Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Date: Paris, 1864


Country pleasures.

Folding fan made of a double sheet of lithographed paper, enhanced with gouache and watercolor, with a decoration of three cartouches with gallant scenes of French countr...

$300 / ≈ €280
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: France, ca. 1850-1860


Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.

Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.Provenance : Collection Henri-Claude Randier.

$400 / ≈ €373
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca. 1760



A sloop compass in the original wooden box with lit. The compass with floating rose (Cardan system). Slung in gimbals, the east point is decorated and graduated in half ...

$650 / ≈ €606
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c. 1890-1900


An elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.

Folding fan made of skin sheet and mounted in English style, with a painted scene of an elegant couple with a caged bird in a landscape.Painted verso of a man among ancie...

$900 / ≈ €839
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Paris, 1790


Horizon ring for globe.

Printed horizon ring for a 28cm diameter German globe. The ring is divided in quarters and engraved two by two on one copper plate. The size of the paper is 44 x 33cm. Th...

$950 / ≈ €886
Publisher: EIMMART, G.C.
Date: Nuremberg, 1704/1705


Jules Verne Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours. [Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.]

Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel, whose boxes are illustrated with color lithographs and the center occupied by a world map. Vignette illustrations number...

$1000 / ≈ €932
Date: Paris, ca. 1880


Very fine folding fan with painting of Minerva, Juno and 2 peacocks.

Small folding fan made of double skin sheet, mounted in English style, painted with gouache and depicting Minerva and Juno sitting near each other and receiving the visit...

$1200 / ≈ €1119
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca. 1820


A folding fan showing Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, circa 1750-1760.

The fan shows Cleopatra at the Gates of Alexandria, where she welcomes Julius Caesar who came to visit her in 48BC. Her suite is made up of soldiers and maids. The arriva...

$1250 / ≈ €1165
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: English, ca. 1750-1760



A very nicely crafted sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled and is executed in beautiful red copper. Made and signed by F.J. Kloos & Son of Rotterdam...

$1500 / ≈ €1398
Publisher: KLOOS, F.J.
Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875