CABINET,Renaissance, Loire region circa 1570/80. Walnut, ivory and mother of pearl with exceptionally fine inlays; allegorical figures of "abondance" and Minerva, lions, chimera, flowers, leaves and ornamental frieze. Bronze mounts and knobs. 138x55x202 cm.
Exceptionnelle paire de grandes torchères ou candélabres de palais Bronze dore et patine, signees deniere bronzier / a paris sur le dessus de chacune des embases. Paris, vers 1820-1830- Epoque Restauration. Hauteur: 242 cm, largeur: 80 cm, profondeur: 80 cm, diametre: 40 cm.
A Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Commode À Vantaux After a Model By Benneman and Stockel, The Mounts By Maison Mottheau Et Fils. This fine commode has a rectangular marble top with outset rounded corners above a frieze fitted with two panelled drawers with leaf scrolled mounts centering on a tablet with a lion mask. Below are a pair of richly mounted doors with gilt-bronze scrolling acanthus centering an oval Jasperware plaque.
1680 French Writing table in the Royal Collection, UK - From the curators' comments: "Boulle writing table with rectangular folding two-flap top divided in the centre, with two frieze drawers; on square tapering support and scrolled tripod base, the whole inlaid with brass and pewter foliate strapwork, with gilt bronze mounts."
Cabinet Maker: Attributed to André Charles Boulle (French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris) Date: ca. 1700 Culture: French, Paris Medium: Oak veneered with Macassar and Gabon ebony, ebonized fruitwood, burl wood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass; gilt bronze
Italian pietre dure mounted pewter inlaid rosewood and ebony cabinet, Roman, mid 17th century, on a George IV gilt-bronze-mounted gonçalo alves stand by Morel and Hughes, circa 1823, mounted with 17th century Florentine pietre dure plaques from the Grand Ducal Workshops