20th century Decorative Arts December 10 2015 at 3pm CET

Sofa by Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) Sofa by Pierre Chareau (1883-1950)

This rare modernist varnished rosewood sofa rests on four nickel plated skates and was made around 1930 by Chareau. Chareau was with Le Corbusier in France, one of the first modern architects using new materials, such as glass and steel.

Lamp by Gallé Institutions Lamp by Gallé Institutions

This exceptional and rare lamp encased in glass, which has blown and molded, is signed by the master glassmaker Emile Gallé. It has a stunning opaque yellow to orange gradient background with blue and purple rhododendrons.

Wrought iron gate by Edgar Brandt (1880-1960) Wrought iron gate by Edgar Brandt (1880-1960)

This rare wrought iron gate is signed "E. Brandt " and was probably made around 1925. The golden door is partially hammered to create a winding foliage motif. In the center sits a a nude dancer with cymbals, a stunning design detail.

A rare and exceptional coffee table with the motif «Tour Eiffel» and a free-style slate top on a lacquered base adorned with gilded brass spheres. Circa 1950. A rare and exceptional coffee table with the Tour Eiffel motif and a free-style slate top on a lacquered base adorned with gilded brass spheres. Circa 1950.

This rare and exceptional coffee table design, entitled "Eiffel Tower," was designed by Jean Royere around 1950. The freeform slate piece is estimated at € 30 000 - 50 000.

Furniture, Works of Art, Paintings - December 10 19pm CET

Important fireplace regulator finely in mahogany and patinated gilt bronze Important fireplace regulator finely in mahogany and patinated gilt bronze

This clock, signed Frisard in Rouen, is a technical and artistic prowess. The cage in which the controller is placed is flanked by two allegorical bronze statues representing the gods Mars and Neptune.

The piece has an excellent provenance, which is reflected in the €90 000 - 100 000 estimate, as it remained in the possession of the  descendants of Claude Philibert Barthelot, Earl of Rambuteau (1781-1869.)

Pair of cabinets attributed to Monbro Ainé Pair of cabinets attributed to Monbro Ainé

Although unsigned, this pair of cabinets can be attributed to Monbro Ainé (1807-1884).

Son of Georges-Marie Monbro (1774-1841), the founder of the woodworking business from Malta, Monbro Ainé continued to devlop their flourishing Paris workshop after the death of his father. In 1870 he opened a London-based boutique.

This pair of blackened wooden cabinets are richly decorated with precious stones and estimated at €30 000 - 40 000.

Pair of architectural columns, 19th century Pair of architectural columns, 19th century

These two columns are finished in white Carrara marble with blue turquin. They rest on bases decorated with panels of sienna yellow. They are from the 19th century and are fine examples of Italian craftsmanship.

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