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.
In the Style Of
Louis XVI
Place of Origin
Date of Manufacture
circa 1920
Early 20th Century
Materials and Techniques
Gilt   Bronze
Parquetry   Mahogany
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 consistent with age and use
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
Dealer Location
Pembroke, MA
Number of Items
Reference Number
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2007
Located in Pembroke, MA