French Formal Antique Furniture

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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
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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
Very fine, French, Louis XIV period, Beauvais entre fenetre tapestry
Item No. 1044
Very fine, French, Louis XIV period, Beauvais entre fenetre tapestry

Woven in fine silk and wool. Early 18th century.

Likely inspired by the series of engravings "Berain Grotesques" (Jean Berain, France, 1640–1711). See: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

97" high by 54" wide
Pair of very fine, French, Restauration period sconces
Item No. 1032
Pair of very fine, French, Restauration period sconces

Hand-chased in patinated bronze with mercury gilded elements. Circa 1815.

20" tall
Pair of exceptional, French, Louis XIV period fauteuils a la reine
Item No. 1028
Pair of exceptional, French, Louis XIV period fauteuils a la reine

In solid, carved walnut. Each with arched upholstered rectangular back, volute acanthus carved armrests, terminating in sunflowers, raised on volute acanthus carved supports; the rectangular seat raised on cabriole legs joined by wavy H-shaped stretcher and terminating in acanthus carved bun feet. Close nail upholstered in floral damask with silk fringe around seat. Circa 1700.

Provenance: Formerly part of the collection of Old Versailles New York, New York 1997

44" high by 24½" wide by 26½" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period, bronze-mounted demi-lune commode
Item No. 1019
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period, bronze-mounted demi-lune commode

Of small dimensions in acajou moucheté (plum-pudding mahogany imported from Africa). With beveled breche marble top. Paris, last quarter of the 18th century.
Fine, French, Louis XV period cartel clock
Item No. 965
Fine, French, Louis XV period cartel clock

In working order with rosewood veneers and original gilt bronze mounts. Signed "Le Bel Paris." Circa 1750.
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier
Item No. 1009
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier

In bronze d'ore with six arms. Circa 1860-1870.
Fine, French, Regence period mirror
Item No. 1008
Fine, French, Regence period mirror

In solid, carved giltwood with original surface and original mercury glass.

50" tall by 26" wide
Pair of fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilded pique cierges (candlesticks)
Item No. 1006
Pair of fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel-gilded pique cierges (candlesticks)

Last quarter of the 18th century.

39" tall by 9" diameter
Fine, French, Neoclassical style, demi-lune buffet
Item No. 1005
Fine, French, Neoclassical style, demi-lune buffet

In plum pudding mahogany with Carrera marble top and bronze d'ore mounts. First half of the 19th century.

43" high by 19" deep by 87" wide
Very fine, French, Louis XV period encoinure (corner cabinet)
Item No. 1002
Very fine, French, Louis XV period encoinure (corner cabinet)

With decorative bronze mounts and marble top. Mid-18th century. Stamped "M. CRIAERD"
Very fine, French, Louis XV period bureau dos d'ane
Item No. 968
Very fine, French, Louis XV period bureau dos d'ane

Of bombé form with floral marquetry inlay, resting upon four delicately shaped cabriole legs; having original gilded bronze mounts and fall-front lid that opens to reveal leather writing surface and four interior drawers. Stamped "L·BOUDIN". Mid-18th century.
French, Louis XVI style tri-fold, full-length mirror
Item No. 798
French, Louis XVI style tri-fold, full-length mirror

Each side panel with attached console table, having hinged top. Center mirrored panel beneath trumeau depicting cherubs at play. 19th century.

93" high, center panel 25" wide, each side panel 20" wide, 12" deep (console tables)
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



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