French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bibliotheque For Sale
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French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bibliotheque


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.


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  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1920
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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    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
    H 66.75 in. x W 64.5 in. x D 16.5 in.H 169.55 cm x W 163.83 cm x D 41.91 cm
  • Seller Location
    Pembroke, MA
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