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French Louis XVI Style Ormolu and Marquetry Table, Beurdeley Attributed

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A very fine French 19th century Louis XVI style ormolu-mounted Kingwood and Bois Citronnier Marquetry center table or writing table, attributed to Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley (French, 1847-1919), after the model by Jean-Henri Riesener (French, 1734-1806). The rounded rectangular top inlaid with draped female figures emblematic of astronomy centered by a celestial globe, the angles with flower-heads flanked by scrolling foliage, the breakfront frieze within matted borders and scrolling foliate mounts with a central drawer inlaid with putti emblematic of astronomy, the reverse with a simulated drawer conformingly inlaid and on faceted tapering legs mounted with baguettes and terminating in upswept foliate and ball sabots. Stamped on the underside "A. Beurdeley" and "Made in France", Paris, circa 1890. Beurdeley, Alfred Emmanuel Louis (French, 1847-1919): Work at first with his father in Paris and eventually succeeded him. He kept the shop at rue Louis-Le-Grand and had worked at Nos. 20-24 rue Dautancourt. The business continued in its traditional style with very few variations, until it was closed in 1895 and the remaining contents of the company were sold at the Galerie Geroges Petit. Beurdeley exhibited at the 1878 Exhibition. Measures: Height 30 inches (76.2 cm) Width 42 3/4 inches (108.6 cm) Depth 24 inches (61 cm).

Details

  • Attributed to
    Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)Width: 42.75 in. (108.59 cm)Depth: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. A truly beautiful and fantastic quality table. The entire table has been recently refinished. The ormolu has been washed it has retain its original mercury gilt with very minor rubbing. Currently in excellent condition. Please view all images.
  • Seller Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Ref.: A2510 1stDibs: LU1796221755742

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