Antique Walnut Furniture

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French, Art Nouveau period encoignure (corner cabinet)
Item No. 1183
French, Art Nouveau period encoignure (corner cabinet)

In solid, carved walnut inset with embossed leather panels. The central, conforming door opening to reveal three interior shelves. Ecole De Nancy, circa 1900.
Portuguese, Baroque period coffre
Item No. 1182
Portuguese, Baroque period coffre

In solid walnut elaborately carved in deep relief, the top having molded and mask carved edges centering an armorial cartouche flanked by dragons; the facade having a gilt iron escutcheon surrounded by dragons and winged figures; with deeply carved base molding on ball and claw feet, distinctive dovetails, and carved side panels set with carrying handles. Late 17th century

48" wide by 34" high by 26" deep
Rare, French, Art Nouveau period side table (meuble d'entre deux)
Item No. 1176
Rare, French, Art Nouveau period side table (meuble d'entre deux)

In solid, carved walnut inset with birdseye maple panels. Circa 1900. Attributed to Eugène Gaillard.

48" high by 24" wide by 16" deep
Exceptional, French, Art Nouveau period bureau plat
Item No. 1174
Exceptional, French, Art Nouveau period bureau plat

In solid, carved walnut; with five conforming drawers; have writing surface inset with decorative, gilt-embossed leather blotter, each side with tirets (additional pull out writing surfaces), the whole delicately sculpted with flowers and other vegetation and resting upon four slightly cabriole legs. Circa: 1890, L'ecole de Nancy.
Italian, Renaissance period cassone
Item No. 1173
Italian, Renaissance period cassone

In solid carved walnut, vigorously sculpted with leaves, vines and other vegetation; the façade featuring framed allegorical figures and flanked by caryatids, the gadrooned lid with tabernacle featuring sliding door which opens to reveal secret compartment, the bottom apron adorned with garlands of fruit, the whole resting upon elongated claw feet. Circa: 1550. Tuscany.

67" wide by 35" high by 27½" deep
French Louis XIII period Deux Corps
Item No. 1168
French Louis XIII period Deux Corps

In solid, carved walnut, having four elaborately sculpted doors, each one with an allegorical figure centered within a floral medallion representing the four seasons, also having a central drawer with embracing cherubs flanked by winged putti.

The whole vigorously carved with foliate rinceaux design, vegetation and birds and resting on bun feet. Circa 1610-1630.

82½" high by 56½" wide by 26½" deep
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
Italian, Baroque period, credence
Item No. 1164
Italian, Baroque period, credence

In solid, carved walnut; with two doors, which open to reveal a single shelf; the panels framed in a guilloche pattern; the whole resting upon four bracket feet.

From Tuscany. Circa 1670

61½" wide by 48½" tall by 27½" deep
Italian, Renaissance style refectory table
Item No. 1162
Italian, Renaissance style refectory table

In solid, carved walnut; carved on all four sides with gadrooned edge; the top inset with leather writing surface; the whole support vigorously carved with acanthus leaves and caryatids. Rome, circa 1825.

57" wide
French, late Renaissance/early Baroque period (Louis XIII) petite deux corps
Item No. 1146
French, late Renaissance/early Baroque period (Louis XIII) petite deux corps

In solid, walnut, exhuberantly carved with grape vines; having original locks, hinges, escutcheon plates, and keys. From Bourgogne, France, circa 1610.

In the manner of Hugues Sambin.

78" high by 38" wide
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.
Renaissance period coffret (document box)
Item No. 1127
Renaissance period coffret (document box)

Of rectangular form, in solid walnut, having carved floret-framed paneled sides and the façade with carvings of maps and telescopes, the whole resting atop four paw feet.

Early 17th century. Florence.

19" wide by 11½" high by 11½" deep
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
Set of five French, Louis XV period fauteuils à la reine
Item No. 1103
Set of five French, Louis XV period fauteuils à la reine

In solid, carved walnut.

Attributed to Pierre Nogaret, (1718-1771), recognized as a master chairmaker in Lyon, June 1745. 18th century.

26½" wide by 38½" high by 23½" deep
Italian, Rococo period, walnut console
Item No. 838
Italian, Rococo period, walnut console

With wooden top painted to resemble marble and legs terminating in pied de sabots. From Naples. Mid-18th century.

60" wide by 35" high by 26½" deep
French, Louis XV period bergere
Item No. 1094
French, Louis XV period bergere

In solid, carved walnut. Circa 1750.

Stamped "E. MEUNIER" (Etienne Meunier)
Assembled set of seven, Austrian, Biedermeier dining chairs
Item No. 1086
Assembled set of seven, Austrian, Biedermeier dining chairs

In solid, carved walnut with fan backs and matching green upholstery. From Vienna, First Biedermeier period, circa 1815.

37" high by 19" wide by 20" deep (with small variations between chairs)
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
Italian Renaissance Credenza
Item No. 1080
Italian Renaissance Credenza

In solid, carved walnut, the rectangular top above a conforming case with a breakfronted dentil molded edge, above two molded frieze drawers centered and flanked by putti heads over a pair of paneled doors centered by rayed ovals within with scroll carved border between stiles carved with standing putto figures and pendent foliage, raised on a conforming plinth.

Mid-16th century.

Provenance:
  • Raoul Tolentino, New York, 1926
  • Sold, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, May 2, 1957, lot 185, illus.
  • By descent to the present owner
A credenza with almost identical carving to the door panels formerly in the Kaiser Freidrich Museum, now the Bode Museum, is illustrated, Frida Schottmüller, Furniture and Interior Decoration of the Italian Renaissance, New York: B. Westermann Co., 2nd rev. ed., 1928, p. 91, fig. 217.

46" high by 68" wide by 19¾" deep
Rare, Florentine, Renaissance period refectory table
Item No. 763
Rare, Florentine, Renaissance period refectory table

In solid, carved black walnut. The top of two planks, both supporting elements styled as caryatids on both sides and joined by a stretcher, the whole resting upon claw feet. Late 16th century.

90" wide by 29" deep by 30" high



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