Antique Mahogany Furniture

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William IV period, carved mahogany recamier
Item No. 538
William IV period, carved mahogany recamier

In solid, carved mahogany, curvilinear in form, with Neoclassical elements including cornucopia and paterae (circular or oval ornament resembling a dish, often decorated with leaves and petals. Commonly seen in a frieze in architecture or on a corner block in furniture), the legs of umbrella shape ending in casters. Circa 1835.

84" wide by 35" high by 26" 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
Set of fine, English Regency period library steps
Item No. 1039
Set of fine, English Regency period library steps

In solid mahogany, each step with gilt, embossed leather inset. Circa 1820.
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
Fine, Louis XV, mahogany armoire
Item No. 904
Fine, Louis XV, mahogany armoire

The stepped arched cornice over a floral vine carved frieze and two arched paneled doors above a pierced C-scroll and leaf carved apron raised on leaf carved cabriole legs. From Bordeaux, France. 18th century.

98" high by 63" wide by 28" 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)
Fine, French, Louis XV period buffet de chasse (dit 'meuble de port Bordelaise')
Item No. 848
Fine, French, Louis XV period buffet de chasse (dit "meuble de port Bordelaise")

In solid, carved mahogany, with rouge royale marble top above molded paneled doors with reeded center stile, interior with a belt of drawers, molded chamfered stiles, scalloped volute apron on cabriole legs ending in scrolled toes. Late 18th century.

40" high by 61" wide by 25½" deep
Very fine, Parisian, Neoclassical period, drop-leaf banquet table
Item No. 828
Very fine, Parisian, Neoclassical period, drop-leaf banquet table

In solid Cuban mahogany. Six tapered, fluted legs ending in original casters. With original extension mechanism and four later, matching finish, 20" wide, mahogany leaves. Circa 1780.

30" high by 68" diameter (148" 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.
Fine, French, Empire commode
Item No. 282
Fine, French, Empire commode

In blond mahogany with dark grey granite top and all original hardware. Early 19th century.

52" wide by 36" high by 24" deep
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, Neoclassical style, flame mahogany bureau plat
Item No. 680
French, Neoclassical style, flame mahogany bureau plat

19th century.
Set of eight, English, George III, dining chairs
Item No. 622
Set of eight, English, George III, dining chairs

In solid, carved mahogany. Six side chairs being 18th century, with the two armchairs being later, 19th century additions to the set.

sidechairs: 37" high (at back) and 18" high (at seat) by 22" wide by 20" deep / armchairs: 37" high (at back) and 19" high (at seat) by 24" wide by 22" deep
Rare, French, Neoclassical, extension dining table
Item No. 598
Rare, French, Neoclassical, extension dining table

In solid Cuban mahogany, a wood that has been completely deforested. With tapered, fluted legs terminating in casters. Extends with original mechanism to twenty-three feet, seating for thirty people. Late 18th century from Ile de France (region of Paris).

29" high by 53" round with drop leaves up; extends up to 23' (276" wide)



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