Ormolu mounted mahogany bonheur du jour by G. Grohé

By Grohé, Guillaume (French, active 1829-1884)

£12,000

Grohé was regularly commissioned to create furniture for European royalty, and this delicate bonheur du jour is an excellent example of his fine work.

 

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Description

The vitrine with mirrored back and single glass shelf, above a recess and flanked to each side by a pair of drawers below arches, on a leather topped desk stand with three drawers on four cabriole legs mounted with ormolu shells to the top running down to paw feet, stamped to underside 'GROHE / A PARIS'.

Details

Artist / Maker
By Grohé, Guillaume (French, active 1829-1884)
Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
c. 1880
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Louis XV
Material
Mahogany, Mirror, Ormolu (Gilt Bronze)
Colour
Brown

Dimensions

Height
130 cm / 51.2 inches
Width
86.5 cm / 33.9 inches
Depth
43 cm / 16.9 inches

Reference:
013764

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