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Italian, Regence Period, gilt and polychrome-painted six-panel screen
Item No. 950
Italian, Regence Period, gilt and polychrome-painted six-panel screen

Inspired by the designs of Claude III Audran, "La Serie des Douze Mois" (The Twelve Month Series"). The frames vigorously carved in silvered wood; the panels 18th century the painting refreshed in the 19th century; each decorated in green grotesque style on gold background depicting zodiac signs and mythological gods.

109" high by 168" wide
Very fine, French, Regence period buffet de chasse
Item No. 934
Very fine, French, Regence period buffet de chasse

In solid, carved oak with marble top. Circa 1715.

42½" high by 61" wide by 21½" deep
French Régence giltwood table with nero antico marble top
Item No. 1078
French Régence giltwood table with nero antico marble top

The shaped rectangular top above diaper-carved frieze centered by a shell-form cartouche, the four diaper-carved legs with shell-carved knees terminating in hoof feet and united by X-form stretcher. From L'ile de France, circa 1725.

31½" high by 44" wide by 23" deep
Very fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie commode
Item No. 970
Very fine, French, Louis XV style chinoiserie commode

Of bombé form in black lacquer with original gilt bronze mounts and original rose de Brignoles marble top. Late 18th or early 19th century.

50½" wide by 35½" high by 25½" 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
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
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
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
Important Roman statue (
Item No. 1023
Important Roman statue ("acéphale de péplophore") of large dimensions

Sculpted in white marble. Second century A.D.

47½" tall by 21½" wide by 11" deep
Very fine pair of French, Regence style marquises
Item No. 1017
Very fine pair of French, Regence style marquises

In solid, carved walnut with arched, upholstered paneled backs and seats, scroll arm supports, and cabriole legs joined by stretchers and terminating in pied de biche. 19th century.

47½" high by 37" wide by 24" deep (seat depth)
Fine, French, Regence period, canapé
Item No. 1012
Fine, French, Regence period, canapé

In solid, carved walnut with cabriole legs terminating in pied de sabots. Covered in silk damask. Early 18th century.

Provenance: Formerly part of the furnishings of the Chateau Viticole du Carcassone.

Very fine, Regence period Table De Cabaret à Jeux (game table)
Item No. 1007
Very fine, Regence period Table De Cabaret à Jeux (game table)

In solid, carved walnut with elegantly shaped cabriole legs terminating in pied de biche, gilt, tooled, and embossed leather top, four drawers (one per side), and pull-out drink holders at each corner. Circa 1715-1727.

29" square by 29" high
Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table
Item No. 979
Fine, Louis XV style tric-trac table

In solid, carved walnut having cabriole legs ending in pied de biche (deer feet) and reversable top, one side (shown) with marquetry inlaid board for checkers, the other in green felt suitable for card playing. Removing the top reveals an inset, marquetry-inlaid backgammon board. The whole delicately carved. Late 18th or early 19th century from Nimes, France.

Rare, Provençal, Regence period buffet presentoir a faience
Item No. 971
Rare, Provençal, Regence period buffet presentoir a faience

In solid, carved walnut with four doors. Rococo design. Chapeau de gendarme cornice and traverse ajourée. From Nimes, France circa 1715-1727.

109" high by 63" wide by 17" deep
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, 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
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils
Item No. 862
Set of six fine, French, Regence style, carved giltwood fauteuils

Each with foliate carved, channelled frame and carved, giltwood entertrotoise (stretchers). Legs terminating in pied de sabots. Each chair applied with a paper label to the underside:

CALIFORNIA PALACE FOR THE LEGION OF HONOR, 21, LINCOLN PARK, SAN FRANCISCO/1958.54/armchair, wood carved, gesso and gilt; upholstered in silk and wool petit-point embroidery/France, style of about 1710/Lent by the W.H. Crocker Estate and with a stencilled label GUERDE/doreur encadreur/45 rue de Bourgogne 45/Paris/meubles batiment a cadres dor/aes Noir met imitation d'…./eatt/aemiation et oxidisation de 10r.

One of six matching chairs shown. 19th century.

Provenance: W.H. Crocker - Accessioned by the California Palace for the Legion of Honor in 1958

Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine
Item No. 835
Pair of French, Louis XIV style fauteuils a la Reine

In solid, carved walnut with les os de moutons stretchers, arched back, and foliate scrolled arms. One of identical pair shown. 19th century.

46½" high (at back) by 26" wide
French, Rocaille period, console table
Item No. 670
French, Rocaille period, console table

In solid, carved oak with original "rouge de langueduc" marble top. Mid-18th century.

34" wide by 19" deep by 33" high