A Louis XVI style gilt-bronze-mounted mahogany vitrine table attributed to Maison Mottheau & Fils circa 1900
The removable glazed top enclosing a blue velvet-lined display surface, the mounts variously inscribed to the reverse EM. height 36in (91.5cm); width 36in (91.5cm); depth 23 3/4in (60.5cm)
The Maison Mottheau et Fils were renowned Parisian bronziers specializing in lighting fixtures. The firm frequently worked with sculptors, producing a wide range of chandeliers, candelabra, bras de lumière and torchères, as well as a wide array of other household furnishings. The Mottheau exhibit at the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris met with great critical acclaim.
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