French Formal Antique Furniture

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Fine, French, Regence period, carved giltwood console
Item No. 843
Fine, French, Regence period, carved giltwood console

With veined pink marble serpentine-fronted top above a shell and foliate frieze on crosshatched and diagonal reeded ground, raised on foliate-carved double scroll cabriole legs terminating in "pied de sabots." Circa 1725.

30¼" high by 31½" wide by 17" deep
Very fine, French Regence style buffet a deux corps
Item No. 839
Very fine, French Regence style buffet a deux corps

In solid, carved oak with a Bacchic mask centered over a molded, arched cornice and a pair of paneled doors carved with shells and delicate, scrolling foliage. 19th century.

103½" high by 58" wide by 25" deep
Very fine, Parisian, Neoclassical period, drop-leaf banquet table
Item No. 828
Very fine, Parisian, Neoclassical period, drop-leaf banquet table

In solid Cuban mahogany. Six tapered, fluted legs ending in original casters. With original extension mechanism and four later, matching finish, 20" wide, mahogany leaves. Circa 1780.

30" high by 68" diameter (148" long, fully extended)
Fine pair of Continental, Louis XV style, red painted and parcel gilded console tables
Item No. 812
Fine pair of Continental, Louis XV style, red painted and parcel gilded console tables

With white-veined, liver-colored marble tops. One of identical pair shown.

53" wide by 35" high by 22" deep
French, Louis XV period chaise longue
Item No. 807
French, Louis XV period chaise longue

In solid, carved walnut. Mid-18th century.

80" long by 34" wide by 40" high (at back)
Restauration period, extending dining table
Item No. 638
Restauration period, extending dining table

In solid mahogany and flame mahogany veneer with fluted, tapering legs above castors. Early 19th century.

Extends to 22' (264" long - seats 22)
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils
Item No. 452
Pair of Louis XIV style fauteuils

In solid walnut with the "Les os de mouton" (sheep's horn) stretchers characteristic of Louis XIV furniture. One of these identical chairs was carved in the 17th century while the other was added in the 19th century to complete the pair ("fausse paire").
French, Louis XV style, bronze d'ore and cut glass, twelve-light chandelier
Item No. 503
French, Louis XV style, bronze d'ore and cut glass, twelve-light chandelier

In the Rococo style. Late 19th or early 20th century. Electrified to American standard.

38" diameter by 37" high
Very fine, French, Regence period armoire
Item No. 766
Very fine, French, Regence period armoire

In solid, carved cherry. From Rennes, Brittany. Signed "FAIT PAR IEAN BAPTIS DEPOUEZ AN 1721" ("Made by Iean Baptis Depousez in the year 1791")

98" high by 56" wide by 25" deep
Important, French, Empire period, bronze d'ore, tole, and crystal chandelier (Lustre Argand)
Item No. 739
Important, French, Empire period, bronze d'ore, tole, and crystal chandelier (Lustre Argand)

With crystal de Montcenis (predecessor to Baccarat). With original oil-burning mechanism invented by Swiss inventor François-Pierre-Ami Argand. Early 19th century.

Provenance: Property of a French Nobleman, Le Compte de Amxxx

45" high by 28" diameter
Parisian, Louis XV period table a jeu
Item No. 757
Parisian, Louis XV period table a jeu

In kingwood, ebony, and ivory veneers with cabriole legs terminating in gilt-bronze sabot feet. Opens to reveal a green felt poker surface. Mid-18th century.

closed: 25¼" wide by 22" deep by 28" high - when opened, poker surface is 25¼" wide by 44" deep
French, Louis XV style, bronze mounted tric-trac table
Item No. 775
French, Louis XV style, bronze mounted tric-trac table

In mahogany with mahogany, pearwood, and ebony veneers. Top chess/checkers surface reverses to reveal leather writing surface. Inside reveals inlaid backgammon surface. With drawers at each side to hold gaming pieces. Late 18th or early 19th century.
Set of four Consulat style chaises
Item No. 774
Set of four Consulat style chaises

Crème painted and parcel gilded with Greek key motif. 19th century.

18" wide by 18" deep by 17" high (at seat) and 33" high (at back)
Renaissance style extending game table ('table a jeu')
Item No. 398
Renaissance style extending game table ("table a jeu")

In solid walnut with casters and multiple inlaid playing surfaces for backgammon, checkers, chess, and a roulette wheel. 19th century from Paris.

31" wide by 26" deep by 30½" high, (93" wide when fully extended)
Fine, French, Empire commode
Item No. 282
Fine, French, Empire commode

In blond mahogany with dark grey granite top and all original hardware. Early 19th century.

52" wide by 36" high by 24" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table
Item No. 759
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table

In solid mahogany and mahogany veneers with brass trim. Gold-embossed leather writing surface reverses to reveal felt card-playing surface. Inside reveals original ebony and ivory inlaid backgammon board. Tapered, fluted legs ending in brass casters. Two drawers hold matching white and green-tinted ivory playing pieces. Late 18th century.

45" wide by 24" deep by 29" high
Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils
Item No. 661
Pair of French, Regence style, carved giltwood and caned fauteuils

One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

35" high (at back) 18" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 21" deep
French, Louis XVI style (Neo-Classical), bronze d'ore, lantern
Item No. 710
French, Louis XVI style (Neo-Classical), bronze d'ore, lantern

With Baccarat crystal. Late 19th century.

41" high 13" diameter
French, Provençal, Regence period canapé
Item No. 649
French, Provençal, Regence period canapé

In solid, carved walnut. Early 18th century.

80" wide by 33" deep by 42½" high
French, Neoclassical style, flame mahogany bureau plat
Item No. 680
French, Neoclassical style, flame mahogany bureau plat

19th century.



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