Marble top demi-lune commode with gold gilt bronze mounts featuring a pair of classically robed maidens and a pair of soldiers, one in Roman attire, the other depicting Hercules, inlaid with geometric side panels and a central floral still life with cockatoo. After the original by Reisner in the Palace of Versailles. 40"h x 82"w x 33"d.
A French Ormolu Mounted Tulip-Wood Vitrine by Francois Linke
FRANÇOIS LINKE (1855-1946) - LÉON MESSAGÉ (1842-1901) <br/> <br/> <br/>BAHUT MARINE <br/> <br/> <br/>THE MASTERPIECE OF <br/>FRENCH BELLE ÉPOQUE CABINETRY <br/> <br/> <br/>Exhibition model created especially for the <br/>1900 Universal Exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris. <br/> <br/>
of bombé and serpentine form, the central door fitted with a vernis Martin panel depicting courtesans and opening to two shelves, one chute has been removed to reveal the mark MB from the bronze master model.