Axminster Carpet

Axminster Carpet

A medallion with roses and bouquets decorates the middle of a raspberry “caisson” ground.  A frieze of vine leaves forms a delicate internal border, and a wider border is composed of a frieze of griffons, baskets of fruit and volutes Origin : Axminster Carpet Factory...
Savonnerie Louis XVI

Savonnerie Louis XVI

A big velvety Savonnerie carpet in an exceptionally good condition. It has a highly coloured Pompeian decoration on a black background, with a double border that is blue on one side and green on the other. Period : Louis XVI, circa 1790-1800. Manufacture : Piat...
Console en ébène et laque de Chine

Console en ébène et laque de Chine

A side console table in ebony with two drawers It is decorated with a Chinese lacquer panel depicting Japanese flowering cherries on the stretcher.  The front of the apron is embellished with a European lacquer imitating this Chinese panel.  The table stands on four...
Secrétaire à abattant

Secrétaire à abattant

Secretaire with a flap, drawer and door. It has pronounced architectural features and is adorned with fluted pilasters. The panels are decorated with reliefs in European lacquer, over a black background, in imitation of Japanese lacquers. These lacquers, of an...
Secretary for the Spanish court

Secretary for the Spanish court

Drop-front secretaire made for the Spanish court.  The upper section has a drawer and a fall-flap revealing ten drawers and a secret compartment containing four drawers.  The lower section has two doors opening on to two flaps (one opening upwards and the other...
Pairs of Cabinets from Japan

Pairs of Cabinets from Japan

Pair of cabinets in black and gold lacquer, gilded bronze and copper. Period: • Cabinet: Japan, Edo (1603-1867), second half of the 17th century • Stand: France, Regency (1700-1735). Provenance: Collection belonging to the Comtesse Gardès Bibliography: • Thibaut...