arbalette

A serpentine form characteristic of the finest Louis XV commodes, buffets, and consoles.


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Very fine, French, Louis XV period console table
Item No. 1076
Very fine, French, Louis XV period console table

In solid, carved giltwood; of Rocaille form with arbalette front, cabriole legs, acanthus ornament, original, Breche marble top, and upper and lower cartouche (pierced shell aprons). Mid-18th century.

Exceptional, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround
Item No. 1069
Exceptional, Louis XV style marble fireplace surround

Sculpted in Sarrancolin marble, which was called "The Marble of Kings" because it was extracted from royal quarries beginning in 1692 under the reign of Louis XIV.

Of arbalette form with concave sides having elaborately beveled mantle (6 bevels) and original cast iron interior and hearth. Circa 1830-1840.

72" wide by 46" high by 18½" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XV period buffet
Item No. 1037
Very fine, French, Louis XV period buffet

Of "galbé en arbalette" (serpentine) form in solid, carved walnut. Circa 1750 from Provence.

59" wide by 26½" deep by 40" high
Fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded coiffeuse
Item No. 873
Fine, Venetian, Rococo style, painted and parcel-gilded coiffeuse

In sculpted and blue-painted wood with gold accents, the lower part of arbalette form with a single, central drawer, top in faux marble, the legs of cabriole form; the upper part having a mirror with original mercury glass supported by two arms; the whole being of curvilinear form with a floral and shell motif. Circa 1850.

60½" high by 39" wide by 18" deep
Fine, French, Regence period commode
Item No. 957
Fine, French, Regence period commode

In solid, carved walnut of arbalette form with original gray marble top. From Provence. Early 18th century.

Rare, Louis XVI period table de gibier (hunting table)
Item No. 952
Rare, Louis XVI period table de gibier (hunting table)

Double face (two-sided) of arbalette form in solid, carved walnut with one large drawer on the front. In the manner of Pierre Pillot, Nimes. Circa 1760.

36" high by 53½" long by 28" wide
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, French, Regence period canapé a oreilles
Item No. 920
Very fine, French, Regence period canapé a oreilles

En arbalette form, in solid, carved walnut with needlepoint upholstery. Circa 1725.

Fine, Arlesian, Louis XV period panetiere of large dimensions
Item No. 767
Fine, Arlesian, Louis XV period panetiere of large dimensions

In solid, carved walnut with reverse-arbalette facade and arbalette sides. Mid 18th century.