Antique Mahogany Veneer Furniture

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 French, Neoclassical style, brass-mounted bureau plat
Item No. 937
Very fine French, Neoclassical style, brass-mounted bureau plat

In solid mahogany with flame mahogany veneers, tapered, fluted legs terminating above elegant brass mounts, original hand-tooled leather, five drawers, and tirets (pull-out surfaces) on both sides. Circa 1830.

64" wide (94" wide with both tirets extended) by 31" deep by 30" high
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period, brass mounted console desserte
Item No. 927
Very fine, French, Louis XVI period, brass mounted console desserte

In solid mahogany and mahogany veneers. Of demi-lune form with three functioning drawers and original hardware. Circa 1780. Stamped "E. AVRIL JME".

(Etienne Avril, Master 1774, was a principle supplier of furniture to Marie Antoinette at the Château de Saint-Cloud.)

58" wide by 35" high by 18" deep
Very  fine, French, Louis XVI style, brass-mounted, dining table
Item No. 858
Very fine, French, Louis XVI style, brass-mounted, dining table

The oval top with three extensions above an apron raised on six fluted, tapering legs terminating in brass casters. In solid mahogany and mahogany veneers. Early to mid-19th century.

29¼" high by 38" deep by 48½" long (closed), 110" long (fully extended)
Very fine, Spanish, Neoclassical, flame mahogany and parcel-gilt coiffeuse
Item No. 824
Very fine, Spanish, Neoclassical, flame mahogany and parcel-gilt coiffeuse

Circa 1820.

Provenance: Collection d' Ariane Dandois.

82" high by 34¾" wide by 20¼" deep
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)
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.
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
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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Fine, French, Louis XVI style bed
Item No. 947
Fine, French, Louis XVI style bed

Queen size, in solid mahogany with mahogany parquetry veneer and gilt bronze mounts. Circa 1880.

Provenance: From the Vanderbilt country estate.

63" wide by 80" long
French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table
Item No. 718
French, Louis XVI period tric-trac table

In solid, carved mahogany with flame mahogany veneer, gilt bronze trim, and tapered, fluted legs. Backgammon surface in ebony with ivory inlay. Leather top reverses to reveal felt playing surface for cards. Circa 1780.

47" long by 27" deep by 28" high



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