King Louis-Philippe Tea Service for Sultan Mahmud II 1/5
The imperial palace of Yildiz Kiosque was once the home of this highly important French tea service, which was gifted by the French King Louis-Philippe to Mahmud II, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire. The silver gilt and porcelain service for 24 displays a superior craftsmanship worthy of its impressive provenance.
King Louis-Philippe Tea Service for Sultan Mahmud II
Charles Parker Aesthetic Movement Table 2/5
This brass and silverplate table by Charles Parker Company is a particularly exceptional example of the aesthetic furnishings that were so coveted during this period.
Charles Parker Aesthetic Movement Table
Napoleon III Ebonized Wood Pedestals 3/5
This pair of Napoleon III pedestals exhibits exceptional artistry and craftsmanship. Constructed of ebonized wood, these monumental stands evoke the best elements of 18th- and 19th-century design, with doré bronze mounts, painted porcelain plaques and black Nero marble tops.
Napoleon III Ebonized Wood Pedestals
Bangor Pattern Tray by Jewel Glass Company 4/5
Cut with a high level of precision, this pattern features a richly detailed hobnail, vesica and prism motif so striking and complex in its execution that it resembles a mosaic.
Bangor Pattern Tray by Jewel Glass Company
Paul Désiré Trouillebert, Dance of the Nymphs 5/5
This lyrical landscape entitled Dance of the Nymphs was composed by the French Barbizon painter Paul Désiré Trouillebert. The work perfectly combines a realistic depiction of the natural world with a spirited romanticism as his idealized nymph figures frolic playfully beneath a crisp morning sky.