A good French Art Nouveau carved and inlaid walnut four piece bedroom suite in the Majorelle style, circa 1900
Lot 75
A good French Art Nouveau carved and inlaid walnut four piece bedroom suite in the Majorelle style, circa 1900
Sold for £4,800 (US$ 8,154) inc. premium
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A good French Art Nouveau carved and inlaid walnut four piece bedroom suite in the Majorelle style, circa 1900
Comprising: a single wardrobe, enclosed by a shaped bevel edge mirror panel door with applied leaf and branch carvings, over a shaped shallow panel marquetry inlaid with flowers, flanked to one side by a carved and glazed section enclosed by a door, and a base section enclosed by a marquetry inlaid panel door, stylised brass handles, escutcheons and hinges, stylised and carved supports and feet, minor carved elements detached or lacking, 140cm wide, 53cm deep, 250cm high, a double bed, the shaped top head board carved with sunflowers and thistles over a floral marquetry inlaid panel, the shaped top foot board carved with hooked branches and leaves and centred by a shaped panel of contrasting marquetry depicting a bird standing on rocks, carved and shaped friezes, on carved uprights, arched and shaped rails, oval branded retailer's marks 'Ginsbach Aine, 5 Rue de Ch?, Paris....', 155cm wide, 204cm deep, head board 150cm high, foot board 98cm high, and a pair of bedside cupboards, each top inset with an alternately arranged group of pink and green glazed earthenware tiles, shaped and inlaid ledge back, frieze drawer, stylised brass handle, on stylised and shaped supports to a marquetry inlaid shaped panel door, 42cm wide, 81cm high, a similar dressing table, of shaped outline, fitted with a frieze drawer and two drawers to the superstructure, on shaped and carved legs, 98cm wide, an unrelated chair and a tripod table. (7)

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