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rare and handsome french empire walnut leather-upholstered swivel desk chair
60477
circa 1810

these particular period antique swivel chairs are quite rare and difficult to find; the swiveling seat with incurved back above a circular seat flanked by downscrolling reeded arms; raised on splayed supports; new russet-colored leather upholstery; good antique condition

Height: 
36"
Seat height: 
19"
Width: 
23"
Depth: 
25"
$6,500
Sold
handsome and good quality pair of french empire walnut sleigh/day beds with giltwood hairy paw feet
60392
circa 1810

each with well-figured richly-patinated flared uprights joined by the original rails; raised on well-carved giltwood paw feet; excellent restored condition; with new custom mattresses; Empire furniture was heavily influenced by Greco-Roman aesthetics and described as spare, noble and massive consistent with Napoleonic majesty and grandeur; these beds are fine examples of the grandeur and style of the Empire period. 

Height: 
40"
Width: 
36.25"
Depth: 
83"
$10,900
Available
 chic and good quality pair of french 1940's empire style brass 2-arm floor lamps with dolphin head motifs
50011
1940's

each reeded column supporting 2 scrolled dolphin-form arms; all above a circular base; excellent vintage condition with some indentations and rubbing to surface; rewired; these are identical except for the reeding on the supports as seen in the last detail image

Height: 
71" (top of finial)
Width: 
16"
Diameter: 
12" (base)
$7,800
Available
a good quality and large-scaled french empire style gilt-bronze 3-light bouillotte lamp with adjustable tole shade; stamped 'made in france'
60378
circa 1940

the adjustable support with forest green tole shade; the body with 3 well-delineated swans over an incised dish; excellent condition with minor wear; craquelure to paint; rewired

Height: 
29" (top of finial)
Diameter: 
17" (shade)
$4,200
Available
a handsome of danish empire style mahogany 3-drawer marble-topped bow-front chests with brass inlay and bronze mounts
3073
circa 1880

each with thick napoleon machete marble top above a bowed cabinet fitted with 3 drawers with brass stringing flanked by brass inlaid fluted stiles and sides all over a scalloped apron; new tops; excellent restored condition.

Height: 
28 3/4"
Width: 
29 3/4"
Depth: 
17 1/2"
$9,750
Available
a handsome and warmly-patinated danish empire 3-drawer walnut bow-front commode/chest with burlwood trim
2935
early 19th century

the bowed top with burlwood and ebony border over a conforming body fitted with 3 drawers all raised on tapering quadrangular supports; excellent restored condition.

Height: 
28 3/8"
Width: 
30"
Depth: 
17 1/2"
$6,950
Available
a handsome american empire carved giltwood rectangular mirror
60249
mid 1800's

the beveled rectangular plate surrounded by a giltwood frame with half-turnings and carved rosette corners; wear to later gilding; age to plate.

Height: 
26 1/4"
Width: 
18 1/4"
Depth: 
2 1/4"
$1,875
Available
a good pair of french empire fruitwood and parcel-gilt armchairs with sphinx-head motifs
1716
19th century

each with rectangular framed back above half-round padded arms emanating from lotus leaf carving; raised on well-carved winged sphinx heads above a bowed seat; all over quadrangular supports terminating in robust paw feet; restored; with later boar skin.

Height: 
37"
Seat height: 
18"
Width: 
24"
Depth: 
24"
$8,750
Available
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