An Extremely Fine Louis XVI Style Console De Desserte

MAISON MILLET (1853-1902)

An Extremely Fine Louis XVI Style Console De Desserte

c. 1880 France

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An Extremely Fine Louis XVI Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Console De Desserte With a Brèche Violette Marble Top, by Maison Millet.

This fine console has a shaped brèche violette marble top inset within a gilt-bronze border, above a frieze applied with finely cast gilt-bronze foliate mounts and fitted with three drawers. Below is a central cupboard with finely cast gilt-bronze mounts of ribbon tied garlands. The cupboard is flanked by fielded uprights with vases issuing flowers and vines and headed by superbly chiseled Apollo masks. The console has rounded sides with two marble lined open shelves with gilt-bronze galleries and mirrored backs, above tapering legs and gilt-bronze caps.
Height 93.00 cm (36.61 inches)
Width 160.00 cm (62.99 inches)
Depth 53.00 cm (20.87 inches)
Stock Code
The gilt-bronze mounts stamped to the reverse 'M.B'.
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