French Antique Furniture

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French, Louis XVI period 'commode/scriban' (slant-top secretary)
Item No. 350
French, Louis XVI period "commode/scriban" (slant-top secretary)

In walnut, with kingwood banding outlined with satinwood and ebony stringing. 18th century.

32¼" wide by 19" deep by 40½" high
Louis XV period buffet
Item No. 338
Louis XV period buffet

18th century Provençal buffet in solid cherry.

53" wide by 25" deep by 39" high
French, Louis XV buffet deux corps
Item No. 321
French, Louis XV buffet deux corps

In carved walnut from Provence having two drawers above two cabinet doors, a pull-out work table or cutting board, "chapeaux de gendarme" upper cabinet doors, and original pierced hardware. Mid-18th century.

61" wide by 24" deep - bottom half is 42½" high, top half is 55" high, entire piece is 97½" high
Louis XVI period tall case clock
Item No. 303
Louis XVI period tall case clock

From Normandy in blond oak with brass and pewter face. Adorned with carved ribbons, bows, torcheres and urns characteristic of the Louis XVI period. 18th century.
French, early 18th century, Regence armoire
Item No. 294
French, early 18th century, Regence armoire

In carved walnut, having the "coquille" or scallop carving and pierced apron characteristic of furniture from Provence.
French, Louis XV period ottoman
Item No. 281
French, Louis XV period ottoman

Very rare sofa in carved giltwood having the characteristic corbeille shaped back and outward curved seat. 18th century.

78" wide by 32" deep by 39½" high (at back)
French, Louis XV period armoire
Item No. 142
French, Louis XV period armoire

From Bresse, solid walnut with burl elm paneled doors, original hand forged hardware, full length door hinges, with a bottom drawer and beautifully scalloped apron ending in escargot feet.

61" wide by 24½" deep by 98" high
Pair of French, Louis XV style chenets
Item No. 114
Pair of French, Louis XV style chenets

In bronze d'ore.
French Provençal, Louis XVI style desk
Item No. 113
French Provençal, Louis XVI style desk

Carved cherry with four drawers on each side. 19th century.

52½" long by 34½" wide by 30" high
French Provincial buffet
Item No. 108
French Provincial buffet

In solid walnut, early 18th century.

56" wide by 20" deep by 52" high
French Provincial, Restoration period buffet
Item No. 76
French Provincial, Restoration period buffet

In solid cherry, inset with elm burl panels. Early 19th century.

52" wide by 23½" deep by 40½" high
French, Transition Louis XV-XVI writing desk
Item No. 20
French, Transition Louis XV-XVI writing desk

Pearwood, mahogany, ebony, and rosewood parquetry. Single drawer, brass-banded edge, finished back. Circa 1780's.

40½" wide by 29¼" deep
French Provincial, Louis XV buffet
Item No. 12
French Provincial, Louis XV buffet

Solid walnut and elm burl, pierced key plates, three small drawers, two cabinets. Circa 1780's.

57½" wide by 24" deep by 41½" high
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French, Louis XV period duchesse en bateau (chaise longue)
Item No. 1091
French, Louis XV period duchesse en bateau (chaise longue)

Crème painted, lacquered, and parcel gilded, carved with flowers and foliage and resting upon six cabriole legs. With cream silk upholstery. 18th century

Stamped P.FORGET Maître le 25 Septembre 1755
(Pierre FORGET, Master, September 25, 1755)
French, Louis XVI style, bronze d'ore chandelier of diminutive proportion
Item No. 1084
French, Louis XVI style, bronze d'ore chandelier of diminutive proportion

Having six arms. Late 19th century.

25" high by 14" diameter
French, Regence period table de milieu
Item No. 1081
French, Regence period table de milieu

In solid, carved oak with original rouge griotte marble top; intricate foliate rinceaux carving on all sides; pierced apron centered by a large shell; the whole above four cabriole legs connected by entretoise (stretcher) decorated with acanthus leaves and centered with a sunflower (the symbol of Louis XIV, "The Sun King").

From L'ile de France, circa 1725.
Fine, French, Louis XV style mirror
Item No. 1074
Fine, French, Louis XV style mirror

Of Rocaille form in solid, carved giltwood with original beveled mirror. Circa 1870.

41" high by 28" wide
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XVI period sconces
Item No. 1073
Pair of very fine, French, Louis XVI period sconces

In bronze d'ore with three arms. Circa 1780.

23" high by 15" wide
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bronze d'ore chandelier
Item No. 1058
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bronze d'ore chandelier

With cut crystal. Circa 1860-1870.

37" tall by 25" diameter
Very fine, French, Regence period mirror
Item No. 1045
Very fine, French, Regence period mirror

In solid, carved giltwood with parcloses, having original giltwood surface and original mercury glass. Circa 1700.

61" high by 35" wide



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