French Antique Furniture

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French, Empire style, gilt bronze chandelier
Item No. 1186
French, Empire style, gilt bronze chandelier

Having six arms, each with a bronze cast of a female bust, surrounding a blue ceramic center column; the whole surmounted by a torchiere.

Second half of the 19th century. In the manner of François Rémond.
French, Art Nouveau period encoignure (corner cabinet)
Item No. 1183
French, Art Nouveau period encoignure (corner cabinet)

In solid, carved walnut inset with embossed leather panels. The central, conforming door opening to reveal three interior shelves. Ecole De Nancy, circa 1900.
French, Louis XV-XVI Transition period console
Item No. 1132
French, Louis XV-XVI Transition period console

In solid, carved giltwood with pierced central cartouche resting upon four cabriole legs and having original, Breche d'Alep marble top. From Provence, circa 1760.

50" wide by 34" high by 26" deep
Exceptional French, Louis XV period commode a portes
Item No. 1179
Exceptional French, Louis XV period commode a portes

Of galbe form on three sides, the whole comprised of Brazilian rosewood and other exotic, marquetry inlayed woods. Having original veined marble, bronze d'ore mounts, locks, and keys. 18th century.

Attributed to ébéniste du roi (royal cabinet maker) Gilles Joubert (1689 - 1775).
Pair of French, Regence period consoles murales (hanging bracket consoles)
Item No. 1178
Pair of French, Regence period consoles murales (hanging bracket consoles)

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1720.

Originally created with a matching mirror-trumeau item 1177.

each 13" high by 7" wide by 5" deep
French, Regence period mirror-trumeau
Item No. 1177
French, Regence period mirror-trumeau

In solid, carved giltwood with parcloses having the original giltwood surface and original mercury glass. Circa 1720.

Originally created with a matching pair of consoles murales item 1178 (hanging bracket consoles).

73" tall by 41½" wide
Rare, French, Art Nouveau period side table (meuble d'entre deux)
Item No. 1176
Rare, French, Art Nouveau period side table (meuble d'entre deux)

In solid, carved walnut inset with birdseye maple panels. Circa 1900. Attributed to Eugène Gaillard.

48" high by 24" wide by 16" deep
Set of twelve French, Neoclassical style dining chairs
Item No. 1175
Set of twelve French, Neoclassical style dining chairs

Painted and parcel gilded. Richly sculpted in a guilloché pattern resting upon tapered and fluted legs. 19th century.

A similar example is currently on display at Muse´e des Arts De´coratifs in Paris.

37" high by 20" wide by 18½" deep
Exceptional, French, Art Nouveau period bureau plat
Item No. 1174
Exceptional, French, Art Nouveau period bureau plat

In solid, carved walnut; with five conforming drawers; have writing surface inset with decorative, gilt-embossed leather blotter, each side with tirets (additional pull out writing surfaces), the whole delicately sculpted with flowers and other vegetation and resting upon four slightly cabriole legs. Circa: 1890, L'ecole de Nancy.
Pair of French, Faience, covered jars (pilgrim flasks)
Item No. 1170
Pair of French, Faience, covered jars (pilgrim flasks)

Each one depicting cherubs blowing horns and riding fantastical beasts on a blue background. The sides flanked by rams head masks. Nevers, France. 19th century.

Signed: Antoine Montagnon

12¾" high
Pair of French, Louis XIV period torcheres
Item No. 1169
Pair of French, Louis XIV period torcheres

In solid carved natural wood. The upper elements vigorously carved with acanthus leaves, the central columns, triangular in form, pierced and adorned with male masks, the whole resting on a tripod base having sculpted leaves, volutes and lambrequins. Circa 1670.

Provenance:
  • Sale in Versailles, Palais des Congres, Commissaire-Priseur Jean-Paul Chapelle, March 3, 1968-acquired by Georges Hereil, Paris.
  • 1981: The estate of Georges Hereil, by descent to GG.


66" high
French Louis XIII period Deux Corps
Item No. 1168
French Louis XIII period Deux Corps

In solid, carved walnut, having four elaborately sculpted doors, each one with an allegorical figure centered within a floral medallion representing the four seasons, also having a central drawer with embracing cherubs flanked by winged putti.

The whole vigorously carved with foliate rinceaux design, vegetation and birds and resting on bun feet. Circa 1610-1630.

82½" high by 56½" wide by 26½" deep
Large, Important, French cache pot
Item No. 1167
Large, Important, French cache pot

Manufactured by the royal porcelain maker, Sèvres, in painted and gilded porcelain with gilt bronze mounts for the last French King, Louis Phillippe (r. 1830-1848).

The interior bears two stamps, the first having the King's monogram (LP) and the date (1844), and the other bearing the mark for "Château des tuileries", the royal residence where the piece was to be displayed.

14" in diameter by 12" high
French, Louis XV style, marquetry-inlaid bureau de pente
Item No. 1166
French, Louis XV style, marquetry-inlaid bureau de pente

Inlaid with a combination of exotic woods, including walnut, Brazilian rosewood, satinwood, and birdseye maple; having a fall-front, which opens to reveal a writing surface and interior drawers; the whole resting upon four cabriole legs with bronze d'ore ornament.

In the manner of Hache (Grenoble, France). 19th century.

38¾" wide by 34¼" tall by 19½" deep
Pair of Northern European, Louis XV period, tabourets
Item No. 1165
Pair of Northern European, Louis XV period, tabourets

In solid carved giltwood; each one elaborately carved with seashells and acanthus leaves, the cabriole legs ending in escargot feet.

Circa 1740.

25" wide by 17½" deep by 19" high
French, Art Nouveau period, giltwood and composition mirror
Item No. 1160
French, Art Nouveau period, giltwood and composition mirror

With original beveled glass. Circa 1890.

66" high by 42½" wide
French, Louis XVI style, gilt-bronze Bouillotte lamp
Item No. 1159
French, Louis XVI style, gilt-bronze Bouillotte lamp

Having three lights with ram's head motif and pierced base. Circa 1900.

30½" high by 18" diameter
French, Louis XVI period, adjustable, marquetry-inlaid pedestal table
Item No. 1158
French, Louis XVI period, adjustable, marquetry-inlaid pedestal table

Having two tiers, each with pierced, bronze d'ore gallery. Functioning mechanism allows the top tier to be raised.

Stamped: JF LAPIE (Jean-François LAPIE) Master in 1763

Late 18th century.

28" high (unraised) by 13" diameter
Pair of Restauration period gilt-bronze and patinated bronze sconces
Item No. 1156
Pair of Restauration period gilt-bronze and patinated bronze sconces

Each having two lights with winged putti holding cornucopia. Circa 1830. Not pierced (not electrified).

14" tall
French, Art Nouveau period grand vase aux clématites
Item No. 1154
French, Art Nouveau period grand vase aux clématites

Signed Emile Gallé (1846-1904). Early 20th century.

13½" high by 7" diameter



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