<B>PAAR FIGÜRLICH GESCHNITZTE KONSOLEN,</b></i> Spätbarock, wohl Italien, 19. Jh. <br> Holz reich geschnitzt mit Baccus bzw. Flora in Rocaillen, Blumen und Trauben auf Rocaillensockel sowie vergoldet. Halbrundes Marmorblatt. 73x37x98 cm. Eine Hand des Bacchus fehlt. <br> <br> <B>PAIR OF CONSOLES DESIGNED AS FIGURES,</b></i>late Baroque, probably Italy, 19th century. <br> Wood carved as Bacchus and Flora, respectively, decorated with rocailles, flowers and grapes, and gilt. Half-round…
État (State) cabinet, 1926 Émile–Jacques Ruhlmann (French, 1879–1933) Macassar ebony, amaranth, ivory; H. 50 1/4 in. (127.6 cm), W. 33 1/4 in. (84.5 cm), D. 14 in. (35.6 cm)
Upright Secretary (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet) Martin Carlin (French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris) Factory: Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present) Decorator: Oval plaques of flower baskets on front by Nicolas Bulidon (active 1763–92) Decorator: Oval plaques of bouquts on sides by Marie-Claude Sophie Xhrouuet (active 1775–88) Decorator: Plaques decorated in stand by Guillaume Noël (active 1755–1807) Date: ca. 1773
1830 American (New York) Secretary bookcase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "While by definition all Neoclassical furniture draws upon the past through the use of motifs and elements from antiquity such as acanthus leaves, animal-paw feet, and palmettes, late Neoclassical furniture is distinguished by its bold forms and often monumental character."
Irish Heritage: Inside the Russborough House
Drawing Room of Russborough Irish home ~ The George II console in the drawing room is flanked by a pair of 1794 chairs, the plasterwork is Baroque, and the 18th-century seascape is one of a quartet by Claude-Joseph Vernet.
Antique French cameo gold mounting Baroque
The artist took his inspiration from a ceiling fresco by Guido Reni, done in 1613-1614. This fresco, a monumental work that meisures 280 cm (110 inch) x 700 cm (275 inch), can be found in a palace in Rome “The Palazzo Pallavicini-Rospigliosi” built by the Borghese family on the Quirinal Hill. It depicts Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn as she leads the sun god Apollo on his chariot and surrounded by the Horae, in bringing daylight into the world.
Side table Probably after a design by John Yenn (British, London (?) 1750–1821 London) Date: ca. 1780 Culture: British Medium: Carved, painted and gilded pine and mahogany; gilt bronze and gilt copper
Intricate wooden carving by Grinling Gibbons in the Carved Room, Petworth House, England