French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Étagère, Attributed To Maison Krieger
Item # 7025
An elegant and very decorative French 19th century Louis XVI st. Étagère, attributed to Maison Krieger. The lovely solid mahogany three shelf Étagère is decorated with a pair of fluted columns on two shelves, accented with finely chased ormolu mounts, base and top caps. The burnished and satin finished ormolu accents continue on the beaded border at the top and bottom with berried acorn finials. All original gilt and patina.
Maison Krieger was founded by Antoine and Nicolas Krieger in Paris in 1826. Producing and taking part in major exhibitions of the 19th century, including the Exposition Universelle and the 1849 Exposition des Produits de l'Industrie in Paris. Receiving a medal for their exhibition at the Universal Exhibitions of 1851 in London, and again in 1855, Paris. Maison Krieger created many pieces in Louis XV and Louis XVI styles, as well as 18th century and Empire designs. Maison Krieger is recorded to have been an active client of François Linke.