French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bibliotheque

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French mahogany bibliothèque or bookcase in the Louis XVI style, with two side doors, and a central door with four adjustable shelves (early 20th century) from the Faubourg Saint Antoine in Paris. The two side doors have diamond parquetry detailing, and there are gilded-bronze acanthus-formed mounts spiraling around fluted pilasters. A gilt-bronze plaque at the top features a scene of cherubs at play. A metal label inside one of the doors provides in part: Myrtil DENNER & P. ALEXANDRE, 64 Faubourg St. Antoine, Paris.

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Louis XVI
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
  • Period
    Early 20th Century
  • Materials and Techniques
    Gilt   Bronze
    Parquetry   Mahogany
    Oak
  • Condition
    Good. Very good overall condition, with minor wear, fading and some minor scratches to French polished surfaces, consistent with age and use. Gilded bronze mounts appear to have been re-gilded. Doors are slightly warped, but operable..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    66.75 in. H x 64.5 in. W x 16.5 in. D
    170 cm H x 164 cm W x 42 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU83857098623
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