Antique Marquetry Furniture

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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
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
French, Louis XVI period, demi-lune, marquetry-inlaid commode
Item No. 1116
French, Louis XVI period, demi-lune, marquetry-inlaid commode

In rosewood and amaranth having three central drawers with two side compartments. With original red marble top from Flanders (modern-day Belgium). Late 18th century.

Stamped E.AVRIL Maître en 1774 (Etienne Avril, master in 1774)
Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry inlaid bureau plat
Item No. 1109
Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry inlaid bureau plat

In walnut, rosewood, and boxwood having marquetry inlay on all four sides and top. The top and sides centered by decorative urns, the front having five drawers and a pull-out writing surface.

Milan, circa 1780.

52" wide
French, Louis XV period, floral marquetry inlaid commode
Item No. 1101
French, Louis XV period, floral marquetry inlaid commode

Of bombé form with unusual three-drawer construction, inlaid in floral marquetry, the whole resting upon four cabriole legs terminating in bronze sabot feet. Mid-18th century.

Signed "N.PETIT" (Nicolas Petit, Master in 1761 was a great Parisian cabinetmaker. Established rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine under the sign "In the Name of Jesus", in his 30 years as a master he established a lasting reputation. His career began with very refined dressers of bombé form in the Louis XV style, secretaries, desks, small tables, many finely decorated with blooming branches.)

49" wide by 22¼" deep by 35" high
Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commodini
Item No. 1089
Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commodini

Having two drawers with original, gray-veined Carrara marble top. Adorned with musical instruments framed with foliage and floral motifs. Piemont, Italy. Circa 1780.

20½" wide by 34½" high by 13" deep
French, Louis XIV period marquetry commode of small dimensions
Item No. 1087
French, Louis XIV period marquetry commode of small dimensions

In rosewood having three drawers and original Brèche de Médicis marble. From Paris, France. Late 17th century.

32¼" high by 34¼" wide by 20¾" deep
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
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa
Item No. 820
Rare, Catalan, Baroque period caixa

In solid, carved walnut with boxwood inlay. Having original hinged top of a single walnut board opening to reveal a partial compartment, the front with a hidden cupboard door opening to reveal three drawers. Late 17th or early 18th century.

25" high by 58" wide by 23½" deep
Fine, Italian, Neoclassical style, marquetry-inlaid bed
Item No. 1034
Fine, Italian, Neoclassical style, marquetry-inlaid bed

In walnut with ebony and satinwood veneers. Naples, Italy. Circa 1880.
Rare, Alsacian, Louis XVI period bureau a cylindre
Item No. 1021
Rare, Alsacian, Louis XVI period bureau a cylindre

In walnut and other exotic woods; having marquetry and parquetry inlay and original brass mounts. Last quarter of the 18th century.
Very fine, French provincial, Regence period secretaire en bibliotheque
Item No. 872
Very fine, French provincial, Regence period secretaire en bibliotheque

From Southwestern France bearing the "Croix de Malte" in marquetry and with chapeau de gendarme cornice and arbalette façade on the drawers of the bottom compartment. Circa 1715-1727.

98½" high by 44¾" wide by 22½" deep
Very fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commode
Item No. 825
Very fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commode

In walnut. Circa 1785.

50" wide by 24½" deep by 35½" high
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau
Item No. 816
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau

In walnut veneer with boxwood inlay, monogram surmounted by a crown. Two small external drawers above three long drawers, with an additional six interior drawers behind fold-down writing compartment. First half of the 18th century.

49½" high by 46" wide by 23½" deep
Very Fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commode
Item No. 914
Very Fine, Northern Italian, Neoclassical period, marquetry-inlaid commode

Milan, Circa 1780, school of Giuseppe Maggiolini, with possibly later beige marble top.

50" wide by 36" high by 24" deep
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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Rare, French, Louis XVI period secrétaire à abattant
Item No. 975
Rare, French, Louis XVI period secrétaire à abattant

Marquetry-inlaid with musical trophies, urns, and floral bouquets. Circa 1780.

Stamped "G. Kemp." (Guillaume Kemp - active 1757–86, master 1764).
Very fine and rare Italian, Neo-classical period, Marquetry Inlaid, Demi-lune commode.
Item No. 891
Very fine and rare Italian, Neo-classical period, Marquetry Inlaid, Demi-lune commode.

From Rome, with scenes displaying ancient Roman ruins. Late 18th century.
Pair of very fine, Louis XV period encoignures (corner cabinets)
Item No. 888
Pair of very fine, Louis XV period encoignures (corner cabinets)

Having floral marquetry with butterflies in satinwood, amaranth, and tulipwood. Each with brèche d'Alep marble top above a pair of inalid bombé doors enclosing two shelves, each spuriously stamped P. GARNIER JME and further stamped RESTAURE/par P.SPOHN, one inscribed in white chalk 147, the aprons partially-reveneered, previously with angle mounts. Circa 1755.

36¼" high by 29¾" wide by 22" deep
Very fine, Louis XV style, kingwood amaranth and gilt-bronze mounted commode
Item No. 880
Very fine, Louis XV style, kingwood amaranth and gilt-bronze mounted commode

Early 20th century.

53½" wide by 24½" deep by 36" high



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