Some Fine Classic Small Louis XVI Furniture
Today, let us have a look at some fine classic small Louis XVI furniture.
1.Fine small gueridon in mahogany with a central shaft and a top that can be tipped up. Of particular note is the extensive ormolu mounting in the form of asparagus, pearls and leaves.
2.Classic bureau plat with two drawers, amaranth veneer, inlaid grecques in pale wood and refined ormolu mounts. It bears the stamp of P.C. Montigny.
3.Fine small rectangular bureau. The tulipwood veneer with kingwood bands has a refined decoration of inlaid draperies, garlands and trompe l’oeil objects. The bureau bears the stamp of J.J. Mantzer, known as Manser.
4.Classic small gueridon with a central shaft in mahogany and a white marble top with ormolu gallery. The top can be raised and lowered by means of a ratchet. It bears the stamp of I.Moreau.