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A French 19th century Louis XVI st. Mahogany, Ormolu and Burl Walnut side/center table, signed Tahan, Paris

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A stunning and high quality French 19th century Louis XVI st. Mahogany, Ormolu , Burl Walnut and Vert Patricia marble side/center table, signed Tahan, Paris. The Bouillotte table is raised by four circular tapered fluted legs decorated by Ormolu sabots... — Read More

  • Item # 6259
  • H: 30.5 in L: 35 in D: 35 in

    H: 77 cm L: 89 cm D: 89 cm

  • France
  • 19th Century
  • Burl Walnut, Mahogany, Marble/Stone, Ormolu
  • Louis XVI st. Read More
  • (Louis XVI st.) - Also known as Louis Seize, Louis XVI's style is a style of architecture, furniture, decoration, and art created during Louis XVI’s 19-year reign in France, just before the French Revolution. Thought to be a reaction and juxtaposition to the prior more elaborate styles, Louis XVI style developed at the end of the Baroque Period and continued until the birth of French Neoclassicism. King Louis XVI showed little enthusiasm for the old world styles of the Baroque Period and he sought out a create a new “beau ideal” that focused on the purity and grandeur of Ancient Romans and Greeks. Inspired by Ancient Roman architecture and art, distinct features of the Louis XVI style are linear lines, small repeated motifs, floral medallions hanging from ribbons, acanthus leaves, urns, dolphins, ram, and lion heads, and griffins. Greco-Roman elements, often used in earlier and later French styles, were also quick common and included fluted and twisted columns, Caryathids, and corbels.
  • Jean-Pierre Tahan Read More
  • Jean-Pierre Tahan (1813-1892) was a renowned French Ébéniste, established in Paris on Rue de la Paix. Tahan was charged in creating for Napoléon III , for his Imperial residence. A colleague of Paul Sormani, Tahan participated at the Paris Salles d’Expositions, and received a silver medal there in 1849, and the gold medal in 1867. In 1852, Tahan received a silver medal in London.
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A French 19th century Louis XVI st. Mahogany, Ormolu and Burl Walnut side/center table, signed Tahan, Paris