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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Flat Louis XVI desk

Flat marquetry writing table in citruswood and rosewood. Beautiful chiseled ormolu ornamentation such as a vase with flowers, angle drapings, etc. The apron has two drawers that open on the front and a sliding shelf on one of the sides. Four legs sheathed in marquetry...

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Empire Lustre

Chandelier with 18 lights in crystal and finely chiseled and gilded bronze. It is composed of two circles of fillets bordering a frieze of laurels and flowerets separated by eight arrows, joined at the centre by a blue enameled globe and scattered with gilt stars. The...

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Console Miroir Bellangé

A console and mirror in brass and ebony marquetry, chiseled and gilded bronze, amethyst and carnelian, bearing the monogram of the Duc Ferdinand-Philipe d’Orléans (1810-1842). The marquetry consists of brass and pewter on an ebony ground, decorated with scrolls and...

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