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Charles CRESSENT – Commode in amaranth, c. 1730

COMMODE IN AMARANTH  By Charles Cressent, around 1725-1735  H. 34 in ; W. 39 in ; D. 21 in     Marquetry of amaranth on a soul of pine and oak, walnut drawers. Our commode has the typical assembling characteristics of the furniture made by Charles Cressent and the bronze ornaments of his repertoire, which does not found in no other cabinetmaker because Cressent was foundryman of his own models.  The squared falls applied to…

Louis XIV table in the manner of Pierre Gole

Louis XIV table with floral marquetry   in the manner of Pierre Gole (1620-1684)  Adorned with flower arrangements on the plateau (surrounded by a bronze mold) – on three sides, on the feet, with a simple veneer at the back it opens with a large drawer. Louis XIV Style  H. 31,8 in. ; W. 37,4 in. ; D. 22,8 in. With an undeniable decorative effect, this table made around 1850 will immerse you in the great French taste of the seventeenth century. It…

Mahogany chairs and armchairs set – ca. 1810

Two armchairs and two chairs set Solid mahogany First french Empire period (napoleonic) circa 1810

A Louis XV Satine and kingwood encoignure after B.V.R.B. II

A Louis XV satine and kingwood marquetry bombe encoignure After a drawing by Bernard II Van Riesen Burgh (BVRB II) Louis XV period, circa 1760 H. 35 in ; W. 19 in ; D. 19,5 in One door with stylized kingwood flowers on Satine wood background, inlaid on oak. The inner side of the door offers rosewood fillets in a geometric designs. Top red original marble (restored) Rare inlaid model with a typical drawing only…

Mahogany Louis XIV bookcase, circa 1690

Copper and Mahogany inlaid bookcase Louis XIV period, circa 1690 H. 78,3 in ; W. 40,1 in ; D. 14,2 in Opening by two doors, this bookcase is fully inlaid with mahogany – a rarely used wood for this period, all inlaid with a rich copper decor in geometric frames on the front and sides. This type of decoration traditionally met on black lacquered furniture here is used to meet the copper and wood color, putting…

Lady desk said ‘Bonheur du Jour’, ca. 1780

Lady desk said ‘Bonheur du Jour’ Louis XVI period, Parisian work, circa 1780 Stamped Jacques-Laurent COSSON Bonheur du jour based on tapered legs and fluted, wearing high shoes finely chiseled in bronze water leaves and wearing rings denticles. This piece of furniture called ‘bonheur du jour’, typical of very feminine productions of the late eighteenth century, could at the same time serve as extra office, dressing table, small cabinet with shelves presentation and marble top.…

Fireplace screen with mythological tapestry, c. 1720

Fireplace screen Regency period, around 1720 H. 110 cm; L. 69 cm Of animated form in worked walnut on both sides, this screen rests on feet with windings decorated with broad leaves gadrooned and points of shells to the junctions inside and the outside. The frame is decorated with batwing wings forming shell on the bottom rail (on each side) large fluted patterns pointed with flowers on the uprights and accents framing a bouquet of…

Pedestal chimeras by Jean-Joseph CHAPUIS

Pedestal with Chimeras By Jean-Joseph Chapuis (1765-1864) Brussels, about 1810-1820 Materials: mahogany, patinated and gilded wood, turquoise blue capella marble Dimensions: H. 76.5 cm; D. 74 cm Stamp: unsigned Resting on a mahogany veneer plinth and ornamented with barrel-shaped bronze wheels, this pedestal stands by a central Doric column flanked by three carved wooden Eels, patinated in the color of bronze and embossed with gilding on the crests, teeth and eyes. All support a circular…