Ormolu marquetry and parquetry antique secretaire

Attributed to Zwiener, Joseph-Emmanuel (German/French, b. 1849)

£12,000

This splendid antique secretaire is a brilliant example of Zwiener's exceptional craftsmanship, which was favoured by German Emperor Wilhelm II.

 

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Description

Louis XV style, the marquetry with tulipwood, rosewood, and partly dyed precious woods in veneer with exceptionally fine inlays, the top with fitted interior of drawers and compartments, with two marquetry trays, on acanthus scrolled ormolu sabots.

Details

Artist / Maker
Attributed to Zwiener, Joseph-Emmanuel (German/French, b. 1849)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Belle Époque, Louis XV
Material
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Rosewood, Tulipwood
Colour
Brown, Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
133 cm / 52.4 inches
Width
91 cm / 35.8 inches
Depth
66 cm / 26 inches

Reference:
011948

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