6 Press Releases

Tag: Louis XIV

  • Neue Auctions Offers Marvin Drucker’s Asian Collection, Including Boulle Marquetry Bookcase and Mito Kinko Sword Guard

    Boulle marquetry was introduced by the French cabinetmaker André-Charles Boulle (1642-1732). Known as the “furniture jeweler,” Boulle was considered a preeminent artist in the field of marquetry or inlay furniture. He made furniture for Louis XIV of France. A late 18th or early 19th-century Boulle marquetry diminutive secretary bookcase is one of…

    Boulle Marquetry Diminutive Secretary Bookcase
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    Long Island Trianon: The Joe and Rachelle Friedm

    Sotheby’s Long Island Trianon auction will offer a wide variety of French furniture pieces and decorative art from the Louis XIV through Louis-Philippe periods. Among the available items is a Louis XVI console table by Georges Jacob. Jacob was one of the most renowned furniture makers in the 18th century.…

    A Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Console Table by Georges Jacob, Circa 1780
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    Christie's Highlights Louis XIV Savonnerie Carpet and Famille Rose Vases

    An early Louis XIV Savonnerie carpet headlines the upcoming Vince Camuto: Designer and Collector sale, presented by Christie’s. This carpet from the Savonnerie factory includes elements inspired by the Louis XIII era. Set against a black background, the carpet features a ribbon-tied floral wreath at the center. Acanthus leaves, floral…

    An Important Early Louis XIV Savonnerie Carpet
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    Upcoming Stair Auction Brings Furniture, Decorative Art

    Hans and Florence Knoll founded the well-known furniture company Knoll Inc. in 1938. Headquartered in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, the American brand received the National Design Award in 2011 and a permanent place in museums across the country. Most of Knoll's furniture was made in collaboration with noteworthy designers such as…

    Pair of Knoll Style Upholstered Chaise Lounges
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    Atlanta Collections, Session I

    Furniture of all sizes, colors, and eras will be available in the upcoming two-day Hindman auction of Atlanta collections. This sale features over 500 lots of European furniture and decorative art from every period between the Renaissance and Art Deco. The first session features a Louis XIV bureau Mazarin. This…

    An Art Nouveau Style Gilt-Bronze and Frosted Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
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    STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics

    Sotheby's will present the upcoming two-day sale, STYLE: Furniture, Silver, Ceramics in October 2019. It will highlight Georgian furniture and silverware, as well as decorative art and antiques. A transition style George II mahogany open armchair is featured with an estimate of $80,000; several furniture pieces from the George I, George…