Prior to the 1848 Revolution, 19th-century French furniture was named after Louis-Philippe d'Orleans, having less ornamentation, carving, gilding, and bronze, and more simple, rounded lines; following the revolution, Napolean III or Empire Style marked a return to grand interiors and expressions of wealth, with detailed, high-quality work, an explosion of fine upholstery, and precious materials, especially giltwood. This Louis XVI brass inlaid mahogany desk features a parcel-gilt and green leath
Sleek and shapely, this eye-catching pair of gilt-detailed table lamps is composed of carved urns converted into lamps. Pleated empire shades and faux marble painted plinth bases give these Louis XVI style table lamps a sophisticated finish.
Elegant French 19th-century gilt-bronze bouillotte lamp is fitted with three horn lights, and is fitted with an adjustable dark-green painted tole shade embellished with gilt. It would be a distinctive addition to a desk or shelf in your living room or library.
Prior to the 1848 Revolution, 19th-century French furniture was named after Louis-Philippe d'Orleans, having less ornamentation, carving, gilding, and bronze, and more simple, rounded lines; following the revolution, Napolean III or Empire Style marked a return to grand interiors and expressions of wealth, with detailed, high-quality work, an explosion of fine upholstery, and precious materials, especially giltwood. The top of the Architect's table lays flat or can be raised as a slant top. Ther
A pair of exquisite neoclassical-style lamps, made of well-cast bronze and exotic variegated marble, made in the 19th century as ornamental urns, and later fitted as lamps. They would be refined, elegant accent pieces in a living room. Sold as a set of two.
Louis XVI-Style Ebonized Games Table late 19th century, the removable rectangular top with an inset leather surface, removing to reveal a sunken inlaid backgammon board, above a conforming frieze fitted with a faux central drawer and a small drawer to each side, raised on fluted tapering circular legs ending in brass caps on casters. h. 31", w. 39-1/2", d. 19-1/2" Estimate $1,000-1,500
Elegant and intricate, this lavish three-drawer cocktail table features a flame mahogany veneer and a repousse brass panel frieze. Fluted legs give this Louis XVI-style breakfront cocktail table a sophisticated finish.
Provincial Louis XVI Pine and Fruitwood Games Table 18th century, the rectangular top with turreted corners and a central inlaid backgammon board between lattice-patterned panels, hinged and opening to a baize-lined interior with sunburst-inlaid corner pockets, over a fluted frieze, raised on four fluted tapering circular legs ending in brass caps, with back concertina action. h. 29", w. 32-1/2", d. 16-1/2" Estimate $1,500-2,500
This majestic mounted marquetry side table evokes the grand style of the Louis XVI style. Made from painted wood, this side table features gorgeously detailed brass mounts with round tapered legs joined by stretchers with acorn finial. A single drawer is featured with separated compartments for easy organizations. This side table is lovely for the front foyer or hallway.
19th century French furniture styles prior to the 1848 Revolution, named for Louis-Phillippe d'Orleans, have less ornamentation, carving, gilding and bronze, and more simple, rounded lines; Napoleon III or Empire Style, which followed the revolution, marks a return to grand interiors and expressions of wealth, meaning expensive materials, especially giltwood, detailed, high-quality work, and an explosion of fine upholstery. Raised on Corinthian capital and turned fluted legs joined by a concave
Victorian Bronze-Mounted, Inlaid and Burled Maple Center Table third quarter 19th century, in the Louis XVI revival style, the top with a central urn, floral and leaf marquetry panel, the frieze in figured maple with line stringing, one side fitted with a drawer, raised on fluted trumpet legs joined by a stretcher with a central finial, with bronze mounts throughout. h. 30-3/4", w. 51-1/4", d. 28" Estimate $1,000-1,500
Directoire style describes a period in the decorative arts, fashion, and especially furniture design, concurrent with the post-Revolution French Directory of the late 18th century. A more austere style in transition between the Louis XVI and Empire periods' more exuberant styles, Directoire design reflects the Revolutionary belief in the values of republican Rome.
Louis XVI-Style Beechwood and Marble-Top Side Table 20th century, the D-form marble top with a projecting center section, above a conforming floral guilloche-carved frieze, raised on tapering circular and floral-carved legs joined by a shaped urn-centered stretcher and ending in toupie feet. h. 37", w. 58", d. 20-1/2" Estimate $2,500-4,000
Louis XVI-Style Giltwood and Onyx-Top Center Table early 20th century, the circular onyx top with a molded edge, above a conforming dentillated frieze with a pendant floral garland, raised on stop-fluted tapering circular legs ending in toupie feet. h. 31-1/2", dia. 20" Estimate $1,000-1,500
Louis XVI-Style Beechwood and Marble-Top Center Table 19th century, the rectangular marble top with D-ends, above a conforming laurel leaf-carved frieze, centered by a floral wreath panel, raised on stop-fluted tapering circular legs joined by a shaped X-form stretcher and ending in pad feet on casters. h. 31", w. 47", d. 27-1/4" Estimate $1,500-2,500
Louis XVI-Style Giltwood and Marble-Top Center Table ca. 1900, the figured inset green marble top with projecting corners, above a conforming guilloche-carved apron, raised on fluted legs with foliate-carved bases, joined by a shaped bracket stretcher. h. 29-3/4", w. 44", d. 25-1/2" Provenance: Estate of Victor and Marie Cascio, Monroe, Louisiana. Estimate $1,500-2,500
Louis XVI-Style Giltwood and Onyx-Top Center Table late 19th/early 20th century, the inset circular onyx set in a carved frame, the fluted tapering legs with lobed tops and leaf-carved bases, joined by a beaded stretcher centered by a finial. h. 28-1/2", dia. 31-3/4" Estimate $1,000-1,500