This French 19th Century bookmatched flame mahogany console has its original charcoal marble top that fits over the base. Column-form front legs support the top along with the console’s more restrained, finished linear rear legs. The front legs are dressed in decorative cast brass collars at their capitals and bases. The legs all conclude at the table’s plinth base or shelf. The whole is raised on ebonized feet. Polished with a French paste wax and ready for your immediate use. Make sure to view all of the detailed images to get a closer look at this French console. Circa 1820
A classic French Empire commode topped with its original black marble. This commode is finished in warm bookmatched burl mahogany. There are four drawers total. At the top is a single drawer opened with a hidden under-drawer pull. Below are three drawers, each with two cast brass knobs for easy accessibility. Column forms flank the drawers and feature brass capitals at the top and bases. Polished with a French paste wax, ready for your immediate use. Take a look at the detailed photos for a closer view of the antique’s condition. c.1810
This 19th century Empire gueridon is the perfect addition to any home decor style. Beautiful, black fossil marble tops the rich mahogany base, the marble has been professionally repaired. Three turned column-form legs lift the top, each with highly decorative cast brass ormolu capitals and bases. A thick concave triform stretcher base joins the legs and provides reinforcement for lasting stability. It could also be used as a low shelf. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the side table.
A more primitive Empire buffet made of solid oak is in wonderful antique condition. A long single drawer is located under the simple top. A pair of paneled doors are flanked by columns capped with gilt bronze ormolu at the top and bottom. Shield escutcheon plates surround the working lock and key. The interior opens to a single fixed shelf. This wonderful buffet has been cleaned and polished with a French paste wax, ready for your immediate use. Be sure to view all the detailed images to see its current condition.
A French Empire buffet made of rich flame bookmatched mahogany is classic in style. The original marble top of charcoal with white veining sits at the top of this buffet and is removable. Below is a single wide drawer decorated with a burl bookmatched mahogany veneer. The doors are flanked by handsome, turned and polished columns capped with gilt bronze ormolu at the top and bottom. When open, the doors expose two fixed shelves with abundant space for storage. Floral gilt bronze escutcheon plates adorn both doors, the lock is in working condition and has one key. The whole, rests on a plinth base. Make sure to view all the images to see the wonderful details and antique condition of this handsome Empire case piece.
This wonderful Empire commode was created in 19th century France, circa 1830. Topped with its original marble top with gorgeous colors of charcoal, beige, and a touch of ochre and displaying rounded front corners. The apron houses a wide drawer with a simple large shield escutcheon plate. Similar escutcheons are found on the remaining three lower drawers which each feature a pair of highly decorative cast brass round pulls. No key is present for this piece. Recently cleaned and painted a washed sky blue that pairs well with the brass hardware. Columns flank the wide drawers and end on tall blocked feet giving this piece an impressive profile. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at this lovely Empire style case piece.
A vintage Empire style side table handcrafted in France. A wonderful square piece of emerald green marble featuring black veining and hazy white patterns sits atop a cast iron base with elongated legs topped with brass open wing swans and ending in fabulous cast brass paw feet. Four legs are joined by a ‘X’ frame stretcher with circular brass accents. Tall and elegant this table would be a wonderful addition to any interior and could be used as a side table, end table or drinks table. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look.
A French Empire buffet hand-crafted in France circa 1850. The plank top is smooth and showcases the beauty of the wood tone and grain patterns. The apron houses three drawers, the center one being more petite and can lock. Three keys are present to open both that drawer and the two bottom paneled doors that open to reveal one long shelf and ample room for storage. The front doors are flanked by handsome, turned and polished columns that follow down to sturdy blocked feet. Make sure to view all the images for a closer look.
This wonderful French 19th century, solid walnut semainier is the perfect way to add more organizational storage to your space without sacrificing style. The design of the semainier was originally created in the 18th Century with 7 drawers to hold a week’s supply of clothing. It’s gained a beautiful patina since its creation circa 1830. Seven drawers each feature brass lion head pulls and simple escutcheons. No key is present. Recently cleaned and polished with French wax paste, the drawers easily open. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.
This magnificent 19th century French semainier is the perfect way to add more storage to your space without sacrificing style or square footage. Semainiers were originally created in the 18th Century with 7 drawers to hold a week’s supply of clothing. Finished with a rich mahogany veneer and chamfered corners, it’s gained a beautiful patina since it was crafted circa 1830. Seven drawers each feature a pair of brass pulls and elaborate brass escutcheon plates with paired griffons. One key is included for all seven working locks. The entire piece is flanked by elegant caryatid corners and tapers down to wonderfully detailed paw feet, key elements of the Empire style. It has been recently cleaned and polished with French wax paste. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at the great condition of this antique.
A divine 19th century mahogany secrétaire à abattant from France, circa 1810. This desk has an exceptional black marble top resting above a single drawer disguised into the apron. Just underneath is another more visible top drawer with polished brass lion’s head pulls and striking brass shield escutcheons that feature paired griffons. These stylized escutcheons follow down to be found on the bottom drawers and one key is included for all five functioning locks. Under both top drawers the front of the desk folds forward to reveal a work area inset with vibrant orange leather elegantly detailed with gold tooling. The leather is in great antique condition making this a comfortable place to work. When open, you can see the theatre is equipped with five drawers with round brass sunburst pulls and a large open cubby partitioned with arches and columns with the center housing carved stairs that can be removed to reveal a private storage space. With the desk down the maximum depth is 22 ½”; the writing surface is 34 ¼” W x 30”H. This Empire-style secretary features eye-catching bookmatched mahogany and traditional neoclassical columns down each side with decorative brass capitals and bases. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look at this marvelous antique.
Dazzling bookmatched veneer and figured fruitwood make this 19th century French Empire style enfilade truly stunning. Hand-crafted in France circa 1850, this enfilade features a gorgeous, smooth, well patinated top with a deep molded edge which sits atop three frieze drawers found in the sleek front apron. Below are three interior cavities with the center being larger than the other two. All are concealed behind beautifully paneled doors that showcase incredible patterns in bookmatched veneer and simple inset brass escutcheons. Two keys are included for the working locks, one for the top drawers and one for the bottom cabinets. The left center door locks with a hidden latch. Each bottom cabinet contains one adjustable shelf that measures 18 7⁄8” deep. The paneled doors are flanked with large, elegant and polished columns, a hallmark of the Empire style. Each column has an etched brass encircled capital and sturdy well turned bases that support the whole. Beautiful honeyed tones in the fruitwood and interesting grain patterns makes this enfilade a real show stopper. Be sure to view all the images to get a closer look at the details.
An elegant Empire style commode from 19th century France, circa 1840. The stunning smooth wood top is well patinated and showcases the gorgeous honeyed tones of the walnut. A hidden frieze drawer within the apron slides easily and allows for extra storage space. Three lower drawers with fine walnut grain patterns on their fronts all have simple brass escutcheons and round brass pulls edged with a lovely repeating neoclassical pattern. No key is present, however the brass knobs make the drawers slide easily. A wonderful patina enriches the entire piece which is sturdy and stands on shaped block feet. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look at the details and current condition of this handsome commode.
A 19th century French Empire style single light table lamp with contemporary linen shade. Elegant with neoclassical designs and featuring a tapered onyx shaft ornamented with decorative brass mounts supported by a wonderful triform lion paw footed base. Wonderful contrast between the sleek gleaming onyx base and the well patinated and detailed brass metalwork. Recently rewired by a professional for the US with UL listed parts. Be sure to view all the images for a closer look at this fantastic lamp.
A 19th century French Empire mahogany semainier featuring artful neoclassical hardware. Hand-crafted in France circa 1810, this semainier is fitted with seven drawers to provide a drawer of clothing or lingerie for every day of the week. A beautiful piece of subtly veined white marble sits atop this case piece’s rectilinear designed architectural body inspired by ancient Greek and Roman concepts. The top hidden frieze drawer sits below bold molding and is adorned with a large and lustrous brass winged neo-classical figure in its center. Beneath and flanked by finely turned columns with etched brass capitals and bases are the remaining six drawers that open easily and have working locks. One key is present. Each of the six drawers has sizable floral and foliate escutcheons and cast brass drawer pulls that feature gorgeous relief florals and grapes. The solid body is finished out with a plinth base and sturdy turreted feet. This elegant semainier is an excellent way to provide lots of storage without taking up alot of floor space, and it provides it with style. Be sure to view all the images to get a closer look at the details.
Four drawers and neoclassical details compose this outstanding Empirical commode hand-crafted in France circa 1810. This case piece is topped with an interesting piece of black, gray and white fossil marble that, along with the body, has patinated wonderfully over the decades. Iconic of the Empire style, two pilaster columns flank the bank of drawers, each having decorative brass caryatid capitals and neoclassical bases. The top frieze drawer and the three that follow all have paired swan escutcheon plates, and all open with one present key. Fierce lion head cast brass pulls allow for easy access to the lower three drawers. The whole stands on sturdy tapered feet and is covered with richly colored and beautiful bookmatched mahogany veneer. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at this fantastic commode.
A French Empire buffet hand-crafted in France in the 19th century that features fabulous mahogany burl wood and neoclassical details. The original marble top is stunning with gorgeous dramatic patterns in the stone. The apron houses two drawers featuring attractive large brass shield motif escutcheon plates. Three keys are present to open both drawers and the two bottom doors that open to reveal a removable finished shelf and ample room for storage. Two polished burl columns flank each side that feature cast brass capitals and bases showcasing repeating neoclassical patterns.This piece is supported on delightful hand-carved paw front feet and two block feet in back. Make sure to view all the images to see the wonderful details and antique condition of this handsome Empire case piece.
A handsome Empire style petite gueridon hand-crafted in France during the 19th century from beautifully patinated mahogany. Topped with a thick black stone showcasing gray spherical patterns throughout. Three column-form legs feature brass ormolu capitals and bases. A thick shaped stretcher shelf connects the legs above well turned feet for continued support. It’s classic design and simple elegance makes it an easy table to incorporate into any existing decor style. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at the quality craftsmanship and current condition.
A gorgeous French Empire mahogany alcove daybed and bed crown hand-crafted in France in the 19th Century. A rare lit de repos made of mahogany most likely from Cuba or the Antilles and fitted with brass and ormolu figurines drawn from myth and history. The mahogany of the frame showcases the flame effect present across the best grain of the wood. The ornamentation on this piece representative of the Empire period includes neoclassical lions on the crown, heralding winged trumpet players on the bed frame, symmetrical swans, a favorite motif of Empress Josephine at her home Malmaison on the headboard, central symmetrical lyre players on the facade panel and Egyptian palmettes at the feet. The bed frame is flanked by stately fluted columns with ornamental brass capitals and bases featuring repeating neoclassical patterns. The crown offers the ability to create a private intimate space with your choice of drapery in a recessed space or nook for a niche bedroom. This piece is very versatile and could also be used in a living space as seating. Be sure to view all the images to see the incredible details. Crown 3 ¾” H x 47 ¼” W x 32” D. Interior mattress measurements 51.75” x 75”. From the slats to the top of the bedrail where it meets the headboard and footboard is 13.75”.
A pierced brass gallery surrounds the round, white marble top on this terrific 19th Century French Empire style gueridon. The top is lifted by three column-form legs that are joined by a concave stretcher below. The apron houses a single drawer which is outfitted with a cast brass pull. Be sure to view the detailed photos for a closer look at the overall antique condition of the table.
A charming Empire style bed from France during the 19th century. The mahogany frame features skillfully carved swan heads on the head and footboard. Upholstered with a wonderfully textured cream fabric that’s secured to the frame with decorative brass nailheads. The fabric does have some light staining. Make sure to view all of the photographs to get a closer look.
A handsome petite Empire style bookcase from France, circa 1850. Crafted from warm and patinated mahogany with a more recently painted interior in Farrow & Ball Oval Room blue paint. A delicate floral piece of ormolu surmounts the glass front doors. The paneled doors feature palm inspired escutcheons and a functioning lock. One decorative key is included. Turned columns flank the doors and showcase engraved brass capitals and bases. The interior houses 4 saw-tooth adjustable shelves that measure 13-¼” deep. Bullet shaped feet raise the whole. Make sure to view all of the images to get a closer look at the details and condition.
A wonderfully unique chandelier crafted in France in the Empire style. This wonderful chandelier is not very heavy and made of carved wood, it’s supported with golden rope and adorned with a gold tassel. Seven arms hoist new white faux melting wax socket covers. Recently professionally rewired for the US using UL listed parts. It has gained a fantastic patina. Make sure to view the detailed images for a closer look.
A gorgeous demilune enfilade crafted in France during the 1880s. This piece is all about the Empirically styled details and distinctive burl veneer. The original stunning marble top is shaped to fit the base. The apron houses four drawers with swan and floral drop ring pulls. Each drawer is lined with green felt and the two center drawers feature permanent organization that’s perfect for serving utensils. All of the lower doors unlock to reveal a removable, finished shelf. The burled mahogany veneer has been repaired in some places, adding to its antique charm without taking away from the quality of the whole. Decorative brass caped feet provide continued protection and are quite unique. Make sure to view all of the images to get a closer look at the wonderful details throughout this case piece. Two keys are present, we recommend keeping the center door key inside that lock as the pin tends to sag and could be difficult to connect once the key has been taken out.
This French 19th Century bookmatched mahogany commode is in wonderful antique condition. Its original charcoal and white marble top fits perfectly over the base. This commode houses four drawers for plenty of storage. The top drawer is hidden in the apron, the following three drawers are fixed with a pair of decorative cast brass that depict an urn overflowing with flowers and decorative floral escutcheons.The second of these decorative drawers has a functioning lock. Column forms flank the drawers and feature brass capitals and bases. Make sure to view all of the images to get a closer look at the details.
A stately, Empire style mantle mirror from France with some light foxing throughout the original mercury mirror plate. The minimally carved mahogany has gained a fine patina. Bright, cast brass capital and bases adorn the column forms flanking the mirror. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look at the fine antique condition.
This exceptional French 19th century Empire mahogany dressing table is complete with its original mercury glass mirror and charcoal and white marble top. The arched mirror displays some deterioration and is framed in a way that beautifully showcases the wood grain. It is supported by columns that are adorned with the bust and feet of a Greco-Roman style female. The apron houses a single lockable drawer with a decorative urn form escutcheon- one key is included. Within the drawer, 5 pre-sectioned spaces provide wonderful organization. Like the mirror supports, the front legs are embellished with ormolu in the figure of a woman, the quintessence of Empire style. A concave shaped lower shelf balances the whole nicely and is comfortable to sit at. Make sure to view the detailed images to get a closer look.
This Empirically styled six arm chandelier is just as artful as it is functional. Black tole and patinated brass contrast each other wonderfully. The underside of the bowl features stylized floral ormolu and a decorative final. The arms protrude from lion faces and have beautiful, detailed leaves that lead to a bobeche with a scale pattern. The cone shaped top features a decorative, flame inspired finial and connects to the ornate floral inspired chain. Recently rewired by a professional for the US with UL listed parts. Make sure to take a look through all of the photographs to get a closer view of all the wonderful details.