Antique Gilded Furniture

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Pair of fine, French, Louis XV-XVI Transition period console tables
Item No. 946
Pair of fine, French, Louis XV-XVI Transition period console tables

In solid carved giltwood, each having an upper cartouche pierced with roses and lower cartouche centered with corbeille a fleurs (basket of flowers), the whole vigorously carved in guilloche (repeating, interlocking circles) motif, having volutes (scrolls) and acanthus leaves. With Breche marble tops in beige with rose veining. Circa 1765.

34½" high by 27½" wide by 17" deep
Very Fine, French, Regence period mirror
Item No. 939
Very Fine, French, Regence period mirror

In solid, carved giltwood with original mercury glass. Circa 1725. (Shown here over French, 18th century, carved sauteuse.)

73" high by 38" wide
Fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie sauteuse sans traverse (two drawer commode)
Item No. 924
Fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie sauteuse sans traverse (two drawer commode)

In black lacquer, gilt-bronze mounted, painted and parcel-gilded; in the bombé form with veined marble top. 19th century.
Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs
Item No. 684
Set of ten French, Louis XVI style, giltwood, lyre-back dining chairs

Newly upholstered. 19th century.

18" wide by 18" deep by 18½" high (at the seat) and 37" high (at the back)
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary
Item No. 915
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary

In black lacquer, painted and parcel gilded. Late 19th or early 20th century.
Fine, French, Napoleon III period, black lacquer, gilt bronze, and incised gilt brass table a jeu (game table)
Item No. 813
Fine, French, Napoleon III period, black lacquer, gilt bronze, and incised gilt brass table a jeu (game table)

Opens to reveal original felt playing surface. Circa 1860.

Provenance: estate of Mexican film star Maria Felix.

34" wide by 16½" deep (closed)/33" deep (open) by 30" high
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical, white-painted and parcel-gilt demi-lune console tables
Item No. 895
Pair of Italian, Neoclassical, white-painted and parcel-gilt demi-lune console tables

Circa 1785.

35¾" high by 49¾" wide by 25½" deep
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Item No. 862
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils

Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:

CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.

One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.

Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958
Very fine, French Provençal, Louis XV period mirror in solid, carved giltwood
Item No. 898
Very fine, French Provençal, Louis XV period mirror in solid, carved giltwood

In the Rococo form, vigorously carved with grapes, leaves, vines, the whole surmounted by a crest in the form of a "corbeille a fleurs" (basket of flowers). With later plate glass. 18th century.

52" high by 34" wide
Fine, French, Louis XV period mirror
Item No. 878
Fine, French, Louis XV period mirror

In solid, carved giltwood with original mercury glass. From the region of Nimes, Provence. Mid-18th century.
Very fine, French, Louix XV period, giltwood console table
Item No. 876
Very fine, French, Louix XV period, giltwood console table

Mid-18th century. Possibly Lyon.

51½" wide by 25" deep by 31¼" high
Fine, Napoleon III period, giltwood canapé of large dimensions (meuble de chateau)
Item No. 871
Fine, Napoleon III period, giltwood canapé of large dimensions (meuble de chateau)

In solid, carved giltwood with five cushions in silk damask and two étiquettes (tags) bearing the inscription "PONTOI/ … JUILLET/1872." 19th century.

35¾" high by 138½" wide
Set of twelve, fine, French Restauration, painted and parcel-gilded chairs
Item No. 860
Set of twelve, fine, French Restauration, painted and parcel-gilded chairs

Comprising six armchairs and six side chairs, each with a scrolled, padded back. The armchairs with curved arms terminating in scrolling leafs above leaf-carved scrolling legs and back sabre legs. Circa 1825.

sidechairs: 33" high by 18" wide by 21" deep - armchairs: 37" high by 22" wide by 26" deep
Very fine and rare, French Louis XV period, painted and parcel gilded trumeau
Item No. 856
Very fine and rare, French Louis XV period, painted and parcel gilded trumeau

With original mercury glass, original giltwood surface, and original painting. Mid-18th century.

100" tall by 50" wide
Italian, Neoclassical, crème painted and parcel-gilt settee
Item No. 616
Italian, Neoclassical, crème painted and parcel-gilt settee

Late 18th or early 19th century. Rome or Naples.

63¼" wide by 37" high (at back) by 24" deep.
Fine, French, Louis XV period, giltwood chaise longue
Item No. 851
Fine, French, Louis XV period, giltwood chaise longue

The padded backrest with serpentine top rail continuing to padded wings, the shaped rails raised on cabriole legs; the whole carved with foliate scrolls, shell motifs and seed pods. Mid-18th century.

37½" high by 33½" wide by 76" long
George III period, oval, carved giltwood mirror
Item No. 845
George III period, oval, carved giltwood mirror

With pierced framework carved with rose branches and husk swags amidst s and c-scrolls and surmounted by ho ho birds at the shoulders, centering a tiered scrollwork crest. Late 18th or early 19th century.

62" high by 39½" wide
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
Pair of very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, giltwood mirrors
Item No. 831
Pair of very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, giltwood mirrors

With original mercury glass and original giltwood surface. One of identical pair shown. Late 18th or early 19th century.

Provenance: from the collection of Mexican film star Maria Felix La Donna.

82" high by 36" wide
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)
Item No. 821
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)

In solid, carved walnut. 17th century. The rectangular case enclosing fourteen drawers and two cupboard doors, on a later walnut stand fitted with two small drawers and with later carved embellishments.

59½" high by by 47¾" wide by 17½" deep



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