Louis XVI Antique Furniture

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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

Ornamented with Neoclassical elements including acanthus leaves, acorns, vines, pateraes, resting upon four tapered and fluted legs. With later conforming rose marble tops with beveled edges. Florence, Italy. Circa 1785.

35¾" high by 49¾" wide by 25½" deep
Set of eight, very fine Northern Italian, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs
Item No. 806
Set of eight, very fine Northern Italian, painted and parcel-gilded dining chairs

Late 18th century.

20" wide by 20" deep by 18" high (at seat) 38" high (at back)
Large, Italian, Louis XVI period carved console
Item No. 931
Large, Italian, Louis XVI period carved console

From Torino with medallions, garlands, and acanthus leaves carved in solid linden wood. Original blue, gray, and beige Brocatello marble top. Circa 1780

56" wide by 25½" deep by 35" high
Very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period mirror a parcloses
Item No. 964
Very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period mirror a parcloses

In finely sculpted giltwood; decorated with garlands, leaves, flowers, and "entrelacs" (delicate vine tracery) surmounted by an urn; having mercury glass. Northern Italy, circa 1780.

71½" tall by 37½" wide
French, Louis XVI period, marquetry-inlaid secretaire abattant
Item No. 1085
French, Louis XVI period, marquetry-inlaid secretaire abattant

In rosewood, walnut, and satinwood; having original marble top in gray with white veining; the fall-front opening to reveal a writing surface and interior drawers. Late 18th century. Bearing the signature of Jean Laurent Cosson ("COSSON").

58½" high by 41" wide by 18" deep
Italian, Neoclassical period silver-leaf mirror
Item No. 387
Italian, Neoclassical period silver-leaf mirror

With original mercury glass. Late 18th century.
Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee
Item No. 1079
Italian Neoclassical painted and parcel-gilt silk upholstered settee

The crestrail centered by ribbon-tied flowers surmounting a molded frame, raised on fluted tapering legs. Late 18th century.

37" high by 78" wide by 22¼"deep
Pair of very fine Neoclassical period fauteuils of large dimension
Item No. 922
Pair of very fine Neoclassical period fauteuils of large dimension

In solid, carved giltwood. Circa 1780. Stamped "P H Poire JME" (Philippe Poirié, who was named Maître Ébéniste in 1765).

Poirié produced seating in the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles. While his Louis XV items were considered ordinary, his Louis XVI production was considered brilliant. His works are displayed in the Musee du Louvre, Musee de Beauvais, and Musee de Cognac-Jay.



40" high by 27½" wide by 22½" deep
Set of four, very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, grey-painted and giltwood boiserie panels of large dimensions
Item No. 875
Set of four, very fine, Italian, Neoclassical period, grey-painted and giltwood boiserie panels of large dimensions

The panels circa 1800, the later frames mid-19th century. Each one painted with classical figures: Minerva, Apollo, Bacchus, and Diana. The frames inscribed "SALONE BALLO."

large pair: 76" high by 62¼" wide; small pair 74½" high by 62½" wide
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier
Item No. 1072
Fine, French, Louis XVI style chandelier

In bronze d'ore with six lights. Circa 1870-1880.

28" high by 19" diameter
Fine, Northern Italian, painted and parcel gilded table de milieu
Item No. 1067
Fine, Northern Italian, painted and parcel gilded table de milieu

With marble top having outset corners above a scrolling foliate-carved frieze (en arabesque), with female masks at the corners, the whole atop tapering, stop-fluted legs terminating in lion's paw feet. Circa 1780.

33¼" high by 51½" wide by 28¼" deep
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils
Item No. 1066
Pair of fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, painted and parcel gilded fauteuils

Of large dimensions with rounded backs draped with acanthus leaves, having Greek key apron and arms terminating in acanthus leaf carving; the front legs tapered and fluted, the rear legs of sabre form. Circa 1800.

41" high by 26" wide by 24" deep
Exceptional, French, Neoclassical period commode
Item No. 1065
Exceptional, French, Neoclassical period commode

Of demi-lune form having acajou moucheté (plum pudding mahogany) veneers and original hand-beveled marble top; having three central drawers, each one framed with bronze ornament and two functioning side compartments with hinged doors. Circa 1780.

Stamped F. REIZELL twice to top and G. KEMP once to top.

François Reizell was a German ébéniste who established his workshop on the faubourg Saint-Antoine. In 1770 he moved to the rue des Saints-Pères. His principal client was the prince de Condé for whom he supplied pieces at the Palais Bourbon and for the country houses at Chantilly and Villegenis.

Guillaume Kemp, maître in 1764.

35" high by 58" wide by 25½" deep
Very fine, Louis XVI period bureauplat
Item No. 1055
Very fine, Louis XVI period bureauplat

In Cuban mahogany with gilt bronze mounts, having tapered and fluted legs. Bearing the signature of "Jean Laurent COSSON." Late 18th century.

64½" wide by 35½" deep by 29" high
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bouillotte table
Item No. 1050
Fine, French, Louis XVI style, bouillotte table

In solid mahogany with gilt-bronze gallery and Gris St. Anne marble top. 19th century.

38" diameter by 31" tall
Fine, French, Louis XVI period console desserte
Item No. 1049
Fine, French, Louis XVI period console desserte

In solid mahogany with gilt-bronze mounts and Gris St. Anne marble top. Circa 1780. Probably Bordeaux ("meuble de port" - imported wood).

52" long by 20" wide by 34" high
Pair of French, Neoclassical style Jardinières
Item No. 1048
Pair of French, Neoclassical style Jardinières

In sculpted terra cotta. 19th century.

37½" long by 8½" deep by 10" high
Fine, French, Louis XVI style crème painted console table
Item No. 1047
Fine, French, Louis XVI style crème painted console table

With six tapered, spiral-turned legs, each surmounted by an ionic capital, and Carrara marble top. Mid-19th century.
French, Directoire style paravent
Item No. 1046
French, Directoire style paravent

Oil on canvas. Late 19th century.

74" wide by 65" tall
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period painted bed
Item No. 1043
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period painted bed

The sides carved with Vitruvian scroll bands over a conforming leather upholstered panel flanked by square bellflower carved stop fluted stiles headed by paterae surmounted by foliate finials and raised on stop fluted tapered legs joined by rectangular leather upholstered rails carved with palmettes. Circa 1780.

43" high by 82¼" wide by 63" deep



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