in the Chinese Export style, each colorful bird with turned head modeled standing on a pierced rockwork base; all raised on black painted metal and brass bases; marked 'France' on underside; Provenance Sotheby's Arcade Furniture & Decorations Sale 1994; from a Greenwich, CT estate; drilled and rewired; excellent condition with minor rubbing and patina to brass base; small chip professionally restored
the circular top with brass pierced gallery over an apron fitted with two frieze drawers and candle slides; raised on tapering legs ending in bronze caps all joined by a lower concave shelf; good antique condition with professional restorations and refinishing; small areas of veneer replaced and re-glued
the rectangular top centering bookmatched Kingwood veneer within a walnut border; over a conforming apron fitted with a single drawer with similar veneer all raised on graceful splayed legs joined by a lower shelf; excellent antique condition; professionally restored
each large tapering vessel finely decorated with naturalistic paintings in enamel of parrots on flower laden branches with gilt accents; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; minor wear to gilt; now mounted as lamps
the cross-banded book-matched pie slice veneered oval top with brass mounted perimeter band over a single drawer apron decorated with marquetry inlay; raised on square legs tapering to bronze sabots; oak secondary wood; good restored condition with small veneer replacements
Designed by Marbro Lamp Co., each ovoid-form lamp decorated with slender wheat sheaths resting on a gilt-metal base over an ebonized wooden stand; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; re-wired and re-gilded; signed on underside; Camille Tharaud first studied chemistry as a young man, but after an injury during WWI, he convalesced in Limoges, France where he began his work with porcelain, opening up his own factory in 1920.