Außergewöhnliche Empire-Konsole, frühes 19. Jahrhundert


A rectangular mahogany console table, formed with two giltwood female supports in form of a trapezophore, and two back pilasters raised on a slab plinth. A trapezophore is usually a winged female figure on a lion paw - a design known from archeological excavations in Pompeii. The supports on round bases projecting beyond the rectangular plinth and surmounted by a frieze drawer and a greyish/ black marble top. Shape and form of the console table follows designs by Francois-Honore´-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770-1841) and Charles-Joseph Lemarchand (1758-1826). Comparative literature: Jean-Pierre Samoyault: Mobilier Francais Consulat et Empire, Paris 2009, p. 108 fig. 183, and p. 109 fig. 184b.


PERIOD: Consulat/Empire, 1799-1810
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Frankreich / France
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Mahagoni, Holz geschnitzt und vergoldet / Mahogany, carved and gilt wood
CONDITION: Gut. Minimale Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren / Good. Minor wear consistent of age and use.
HEIGHT: 90 cm (35.44 in. )
WIDTH: 114 cm (44.89 in.)
DEPTH: 42 cm (16.54 in. )
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