French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany, Ormolu And Onyx Center Table Attributed To Krieger
Item # 8884
A most elegant French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany, ormolu and onyx center table attributed to Maison Krieger. The circular table is raised on fluted legs with topie shaped ormolu feet and ormolu cross designs with top cap. The apron is decorated with ormolu borders and panel trim. Above each leg is an ormolu mount of an urn, fame of prosperity and quiver of arrows tied together with a bow. Centered at each side is a lovely Wedgwood blue plaque with white relief. All below the impressive onyx top within an ormolu gallery.
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.