19th Century Antique Furniture

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Pair of second-century style, limestone trapezophorum
Item No. 1083
Pair of second-century style, limestone trapezophorum

In solid, carved limestone depicting horned lions. Trapezophorum were used as pedestals and supports for tables and benches. 19th century, Rome.

19" high by 8" wide by 8½" deep
Italian, Regence Period, gilt and polychrome-painted six-panel screen
Item No. 950
Italian, Regence Period, gilt and polychrome-painted six-panel screen

Inspired by the designs of Claude III Audran, "La Serie des Douze Mois" (The Twelve Month Series"). The frames vigorously carved in silvered wood; the panels 18th century the painting refreshed in the 19th century; each decorated in green grotesque style on gold background depicting zodiac signs and mythological gods.

109" high by 168" wide
Very fine, Empire style, gilt-bronze, sixteen light chandelier of large dimension
Item No. 881
Very fine, Empire style, gilt-bronze, sixteen light chandelier of large dimension

Hand-chased. 19th century.

64" high by 40" diameter
Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats
Item No. 1036
Pair of very fine, Italian, Empire period curule seats

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

The curule seat was first used by the Ancient Romans to denote political or military power. It was adopted by later European rulers, including Napoléon Bonaparte.

38" wide by 21" deep by 29" high
William IV period, carved mahogany recamier
Item No. 538
William IV period, carved mahogany recamier

In solid, carved mahogany, curvilinear in form, with Neoclassical elements including cornucopia and paterae (circular or oval ornament resembling a dish, often decorated with leaves and petals. Commonly seen in a frieze in architecture or on a corner block in furniture), the legs of umbrella shape ending in casters. Circa 1835.

84" wide by 35" high by 26" deep
Pair of very fine, Regency, giltwood benches
Item No. 944
Pair of very fine, Regency, giltwood benches

In solid, carved giltwood, each with outscrolled-ends and a seat covered in cream silk damask by Brunscwhig & Fils, with paneled friezes applied with oak leaves and acorns, on incurved legs with lion's paw feet, the underside of each inscribed 65.1137 B and 38584.

Probably Northern European, circa 1810.

Provenance: Acquired from Partridge, London, 21 November 1990.

Each bench is 30½" high by 65" wide by 19½" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie commode
Item No. 970
Very fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie commode

Of bombé form in black lacquer with original gilt bronze mounts and original rose de Brignoles marble top. Late 18th or early 19th century.

50½" wide by 35½" high by 25½" deep
French globe of large dimensions on ebonized and gilded metal stand
Item No. 818
French globe of large dimensions on ebonized and gilded metal stand

Late 19th or early 20th century.

37" high by 34" diameter
Very fine, Empire period chandelier
Item No. 1077
Very fine, Empire period chandelier

In gilt bronze and patinated bronze, elaborately chased with ten arms, ornamented with winged angels crowned with laurel leaves, acanthus leaf corona, pinecone finial, and five chains adorned with acanthus leaves and grapes. Circa 1810.
Set of four, very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, grey-painted and giltwood boiserie panels of large dimensions
Item No. 875
Set of four, very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, grey-painted and giltwood boiserie panels of large dimensions

The panels circa 1800, the later frames mid-19th century. Each one painted with classical figures: Minerva, Apollo, Bacchus, and Diana. The frames inscribed "SALONE BALLO."

large pair: 76" high by 62¼" wide; small pair 74½" high by 62½" wide
Very fine, Italian, sculpted marble fountain base of large dimensions
Item No. 859
Very fine, Italian, sculpted marble fountain base of large dimensions

Sculpted in solid Carrara marble as a large shell supported by a child satyr and a putto upon a naturalistic base with integral foliate and shell-carved circular base. Circa 1850.

Provenance: From the estate of Dr. and Mrs. Meyer Naide, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By repute, acquired from the Philadelphia home of Pearl S. Buck.

47" high by 41" diameter
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier
Item No. 1072
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier

In bronze d'ore with six lights. Circa 1870-1880.

28" high by 19" diameter
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XV style sconces
Item No. 1071
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XV style sconces

Of Rocaille form in bronze d'ore. Circa 1860.

20" high by 16" wide (each)
Exceptional, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround
Item No. 1069
Exceptional, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround

Sculpted in Sarrancolin marble, which was called "The Marble of Kings" because it was extracted from royal quarries beginning in 1692 under the reign of Louis XIV.

Of arbalette form with concave sides having elaborately beveled mantle (6 bevels) and original cast iron interior and hearth. Circa 1830-1840.

72" wide by 46" high by 18½" deep
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils
Item No. 1066
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils

Of large dimensions with rounded backs draped with acanthus leaves, having Greek key apron and arms terminating in acanthus leaf carving; the front legs tapered and fluted, the rear legs of sabre form. Circa 1800.

41" high by 26" wide by 24" deep
Exceptional, French, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround
Item No. 1063
Exceptional, French, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround

With original cast iron and gilt brass insert and original hearth. Early 19th century.

61½" wide by 43¼" high by 24¾" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XV style, black lacquer (chinoiserie) bureauplat
Item No. 1061
Very fine, French, Louis XV style, black lacquer (chinoiserie) bureauplat

With bronze d'ore mounts and original gilt, embossed leather blotter. Mid-19th century.

67" wide by 33½" deep by 30¼" high
Unusual, French vitrine table
Item No. 1053
Unusual, French vitrine table

In solid, carved beechwood, crème painted and parcel-gilded; having a display surface beneath hinged glass top. 19th century.
Pair of Florentine, Rococo style girondelle mirrors
Item No. 1051
Pair of Florentine, Rococo style girondelle mirrors

In solid, carved giltwood with original etched glass, each mirror having three arms. Circa 1830.

51" tall by 35½" wide
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bouillotte table
Item No. 1050
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bouillotte table

In solid mahogany with gilt-bronze gallery and Gris St. Anne marble top. 19th century.

38" diameter by 31" tall



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