19th Century Antique Furniture

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Fine, Venetian, Rococo style polychrome decorated desk
Item No. 894
Fine, Venetian, Rococo style polychrome decorated desk

The cartouche shaped top with tooled peach leather inset over a long center drawer, raised on cabriole legs, overall painted with simians at play all on a parchment ground. 19th century.

64½" wide by 30" deep by 32" high
French, Louis XV style firescreen
Item No. 998
French, Louis XV style firescreen

In solid, carved giltwood inset with Beauvais tapestry panel. Mid-19th century.
Very fine, French, Regence style mirror
Item No. 996
Very fine, French, Regence style mirror

In solid, carved giltwood with original mercury glass. Second half of the 19th century.

Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings of the Chateau St. Laurent en Isore. Grenoble, France.

La Famille Terray.

82" high by 40" wide
French, Neoclassical style bouillote table
Item No. 995
French, Neoclassical style bouillote table

In mahogany with brass banding and gilt brass pierced gallery. Late 19th century.
Fine, French, Neoclassical style firescreen
Item No. 994
Fine, French, Neoclassical style firescreen

In solid, carved giltwood with original inset needlepoint tapestry. First quarter of the 19th century.

Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings of the Chateau St. Laurent en Isore. Grenoble, France.

La Famille Terray.

42½" tall by 26" wide by 13" deep
Rare, French, Rocaille style mirror
Item No. 993
Rare, French, Rocaille style mirror

In solid, carved giltwood. First half of the 19th century.

62" high by 52" wide
Very fine, Rocaille style, Baccarat, 18-light chandelier
Item No. 992
Very fine, Rocaille style, Baccarat, 18-light chandelier

In gilt bronze with fine, cut Baccarat crystal. Third quarter of the 19th century.

45" high by 30" diameter
Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table
Item No. 979
Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table

In solid, carved walnut having cabriole legs ending in pied de biche (deer feet) and reversable top, one side (shown) with marquetry inlaid board for checkers, the other in green felt suitable for card playing. Removing the top reveals an inset, marquetry-inlaid backgammon board. The whole delicately carved. Late 18th or early 19th century from Nimes, France.
Very fine French, Neoclassical style, brass-mounted bureau plat
Item No. 937
Very fine French, Neoclassical style, brass-mounted bureau plat

In solid mahogany with flame mahogany veneers, tapered, fluted legs terminating above elegant brass mounts, original hand-tooled leather, five drawers, and tirets (pull-out surfaces) on both sides. Circa 1830.

64" wide (94" wide with both tirets extended) by 31" deep by 30" high
Napoleon III wool carpet gros point
Item No. 930
Napoleon III wool carpet gros point

In dark red and beige, decorated with garlands of flowers and oval center medaillon. Fabric lined. Circa 1850.

118" long by 90½" wide
Fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie sauteuse sans traverse (two drawer commode)
Item No. 924
Fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie sauteuse sans traverse (two drawer commode)

In black lacquer, gilt-bronze mounted, painted and parcel-gilded; in the bombé form with veined marble top. 19th century.
Pair of fine, French, Provençal, Louis XV style fauteuils
Item No. 917
Pair of fine, French, Provençal, Louis XV style fauteuils

In solid, carved walnut with entretoises (stretchers). Late 19th century, newly upholstered.
Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs
Item No. 684
Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs

Newly upholstered. 19th century.

18" wide by 18" deep by 18½" high (at the seat) and 37" high (at the back)
Decorative full armor with shield in the 16th century style
Item No. 916
Decorative full armor with shield in the 16th century style

The armour etched throughout with scrollwork inhabited by mythical birds, the breast plate with a central crowned eagle 'crest', the shield etched en suite with a central cartouche of St. George and the dragon. European, late 19th century.

Provenance:: by repute, William Randolph Hearst.

70¼" tall
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary
Item No. 915
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary

In black lacquer, painted and parcel gilded. Late 19th or early 20th century.
Fine, French, Napoleon III period, black lacquer, gilt bronze, and incised gilt brass table a jeu (game table)
Item No. 813
Fine, French, Napoleon III period, black lacquer, gilt bronze, and incised gilt brass table a jeu (game table)

Opens to reveal original felt playing surface. Circa 1860.

Provenance: estate of Mexican film star Maria Felix.

34" wide by 16½" deep (closed)/33" deep (open) by 30" high
Fine French Empire style bronze d'ore and crystal chandelier
Item No. 906
Fine French Empire style bronze d'ore and crystal chandelier

With fifteen arms. Second half of the 19th century.
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Item No. 862
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils

Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:

CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.

One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.

Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine
Item No. 835
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine

In solid, carved walnut with les os de moutons stretchers, arched back, and foliate scrolled arms. One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

46½" high (at back) by 26" wide
Fine, Italian, Rococo style, polychrome-painted and laca povera bureau bookcase
Item No. 857
Fine, Italian, Rococo style, polychrome-painted and laca povera bureau bookcase

Late 19th or early 20th century.

93½" high by 42" wide by 21" deep



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