Exquisite 18th Century Lyonnaise Carved Walnut Buffet, Country French

Item Number: 171MP

Country French 18th century Lyonnaise carved walnut two door cabinet with original escutcheons, and hinges, adorned with heavy open work carving coming down from center to the apron, and on the legs with scroll feet. The cabinet has a contoured marble top with old Gothic edge.

Price: $75,000 view item

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Exquisite French 19 Century Louis XVI Mahogany Grand Buffet a Deux Corps, Signed

Item Number: 175MP

Exquisite French 19th century Louis XVI mahogany grand buffet a` deux corps, with marble top and bronze d’ore` mounts. This grand cabinet has French doors on the top and bottom. The doors have bronze d’ore knobs and escutcheons. There are bronze d’ore` swags and festoons across the top, a d’ore` egg and dart pattern, and a centered face framed with oak leaves and acorns. On either side of bottom half there are mounts in the shape of drapes with fringe, framed in beads on either side, as well as the top and bottom. The front of the center drawer is richly adorned with heavy bronze d’ore` fleurettes in circles, the whole in beaded frame. The piece rests on carved and fluted, round mahogany feet, with bronze d’ore` capitals of acanthus leaves, and acanthus leaves at bottom with bronze bun feet.

Price: $60,000 view item

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French 18th Century Regence Rare Padauk Wood Buffet

Item Number: 1109

This beautiful French Regence buffet is carved from rare, gorgeous padauk wood. The piece dates back to the 18th century and offers three doors. The two side doors flank a center door, above which sits a center drawer. The piece plays host to reticulated carvings on the top of each door. Bronze hardware can be found on the three doors and center drawer.

Price: $15,000 view item

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Regence Painted Buffet à Deux Corps, Early 18th Century

Item Number: 6816

This early 18th Century painted Buffet a Deux Corps is truly immaculate. The piece is a true period piece, made in the Regence era when Louis XV was too young of age to rule so the country was ruled temporarily by King Phillipe D’Orleans. The cabinet is hand painted and hand carved with beautiful detail and features two open shelves on the sides and a pull out drawer in the center. Its rare to see the hand-carved elements on top of the piece present and in this condition given its 18th century origins. The hardware is original to the piece, as are the six doors.

Price: $115,000 view item

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Napoleon III Server with Exquisite Marquetry, Heavily Chased Bronze, and Breche Violette Marble

Item Number: 6801

This exquisite Napoleon III two door server features heavily chased bronze d'ore mounts and dates back to the 19th century. The piece in which it is modeled after was designed in the 18th century for the King’s Library at the Palace of Versailles, and in fact remains at the palace still. The marquetry is finely detailed, the center featuring tulip wood, a slightly green wood commonly known as tulip or yellow poplar, satin wood, and pear wood all together combining to show the flower motif and urn on its side. Finally, the top is made of breche violet marble.

Price: $95,000 view item

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French 18th Century Louis XV Walnut Buffet a Deux Corps

Item Number: 5820

This magnificent Louis XV buffet a deux corps is draped in delicate carvings. The French antique period piece dates back to the 18th century and plays host to floriate carvings, bronze hardware, and pierced escutcheon on each of the four doors. This beautiful piece, made for a dining room, rests on cabriole legs with scroll feet and carved contour apron. The crown is formed in a Chapeau de Gendarme, a shape that mirrors the military hats from the period. The craftsmanship is phenomenal, as is the material itself. It's a piece that exudes history and beauty in the most subtle of ways. 

Price: $36,000 discounted from $45,000 view item

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French 19th Century Belle Epoque Oak Buffet with Marble Top and Mirrored Glass Doors

Item Number: 2942

This phenomenal Belle Epoque buffet features elaborately carved oak resting under a beautifully contoured marble top. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and plays host to three drawers at top as well as two curved beveled glass doors at each end with mirrored sides and back. Bronze handles are found on the top drawers, with escutcheon and keys on the side doors. The carvings found throughout the piece are immaculate in both their detail and balance, elevating the already spectacularly beautiful piece.

Price: $37,500 view item

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French 19th Century Restauration Mahogany Buffet with Bronze d’Ore Mounts and Grey Marble Top

Item Number: 6784

This phenomenal Restauration mahogany two door side board features a plethora of finely chiseled bronze d’ore as well as a fantastic contoured Bleu Turquin marble top. The French antique piece dates back to the 19th century and hosts elaborate pierced bronze d’ore escutcheons on each drawer, with bronze d’ore escutcheon on each door below in the shape of a torch and flame with a bow ribbon detail. Ornate bronze d’ore ram heads can be found at bottom as they rest above the carved mahogany lions’ paw feet. The piece is well balanced in its shape and placement of the gold leafed mounts with movement provided by the mahogany and dark and light grey marble at top.

Price: $35,000 view item

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French 18th Century Buffet a Deux Corps Made of Rare Padouk Wood

Item Number: 2623

Showcasing a monumental and unique Louis XV / Louis XVI Transition buffet a deux corps carved of rare padouk wood with a fluted pilaster on either side and Ionic capital draped with carved garlands on each. The French antique piece dates back to the 18th century and hosts doors carved in floriate designs, each having pierced escutcheons. The piece is dated Circa 1780 and maintains its timeless sensibility and French character to this day.

Price: $22,500 discounted from $25,000 view item

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French 18th Century Walnut Buffet de Chasse

Item Number: 6485

A truly exquisite piece, this 18th century buffet de chasse features many eye-catching decorations, alongside a history guaranteed to impress. Elaborate scrolls along the doors show off wood carving characteristic of the Normandy region, while complementary "dotted x" woodworkings showcase that this piece was carved during a Regency period between French kings Louis XIV and Louis XV. Buffets de chasse were typically used as an elaborate display table to show off prizes from successful hunts, and that grandeur would continue to shine through this piece in any entryway. Along with the ornately carved wood elements, this piece is topped with a large, striking slab of gray marble. The original locking mechanism is in place, and impressive.

Price: $75,000 discounted from $90,000 view item

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