Louis XIV Boulle Cabinet by Linke Circa 1880 - This exquisite French Louis XIV style cabinet is based on a model by the legendary cabinetmaker André-Charles Boulle, and was crafted by one of France's most celebrated ébénistes, François Linke. The masterfully crafted piece is lavishly ornamented with complex Boulle marquetry with the undeniable skill and artistry for which Linke is renowned. Accented with finely cast doré bronze mounts in the form of putti herms and paterae, this exceptional…

Louis XIV Boulle Cabinet by Linke Circa 1880 - This exquisite French Louis XIV style cabinet is based on a model by the legendary cabinetmaker André-Charles Boulle, and was crafted by one of France's most celebrated ébénistes, François Linke. The masterfully crafted piece is lavishly ornamented with complex Boulle marquetry with the undeniable skill and artistry for which Linke is renowned. Accented with finely cast doré bronze mounts in the form of putti herms and paterae, this exceptional…

Charles Hunsinger (1823 - 1893) ,An Important Pair of Ebony, Ivory Inlaid and Marquetry Cabinets in the Louis XIII Manner Attributable to Charles Hunsinger

Charles Hunsinger - I Important Pair of Ebony, Ivory Inlaid and Marquetry Cabinets in the Louis XIII Manner I Attributable to Charles Hunsinger

Attributed to Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi) (1445 – 1510)  Door  Intarsia, about 1474  364 x 210 cm  Palazzo Ducale, Urbino, Italy

Attributed to Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi)

Napoleon III lady's cabinet inlaid rosewood veneer and ormolu mounts

Napoleon III lady's cabinet inlaid rosewood veneer and ormolu mounts

A Dutch Transition Commode with Marquetry, ca. 1775 - A Dutch commode in a simple design, with two doors in the front. The marble top follows the contours of the object, after the example of the French commodes of the day.  This object marks the transition from Rococo to Classicism. The “bulged” forms typical for the 1760-1770 period have disappeared, but the cabriole legs with firegilt bronze fittings still remind of the Rococo.

A Dutch Transition Commode with Marquetry, ca. 1775 - A Dutch commode in a…

A Dutch Transition Commode with Marquetry, ca. 1775 - A Dutch commode in a simple design, with two doors in the front. The marble top follows the contours of the object, after the example of the French commodes of the day.  This object marks the transition from Rococo to Classicism. The “bulged” forms typical for the 1760-1770 period have disappeared, but the cabriole legs with firegilt bronze fittings still remind of the Rococo.

A Dutch Transition Commode with Marquetry, ca. 1775 - A Dutch commode in a…

Intarsia Polyhedra - Fra Giovanni da Verona (Monastery of Monte Olivetto Maggiore, 1520)

Las taraceas de Fra Giovanni en Verona

Fra Giovanni da Verona (Italian), Intarsia Illusion of Cupboards, two pairs of panels of wood intarsia, 1520

Fra Giovanni da Verona, intarsia choir stall in the monastery of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, c. 1503-05, Tuscany.

Fra Giovanni da Verona, Intarsia choir stall in the monastery of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Tuscany, ca.

An Italian pietre dure table top inlaid with the arms and symbols of the Grimani Family, probably to a design by Bernardino Poccetti (1548-1612) Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence, circa 1600 - 1620 | lot | Sotheby's

An Italian pietre dure table top inlaid with the arms and symbols of the Grimani Family, probably to a design by Bernardino Poccetti Grand Ducal Workshops, Florence, circa 1600 - 1620

detail of previous image  An Antique Gillows of Lancaster Cabinet in the Renaissance Manner (England)

detail of previous image An Antique Gillows of Lancaster Cabinet in the Renaissance Manner (England)

Close up of a cabinet used by Louis XVI at the Petit Trianon.  Designed by Jean-Henri Riesener in 1777, it features inlaid wood and carved bronze.  Discover more about 18th Century France at http://leahmariebrownhistoricals.blogspot.com

Close up of a cabinet used by Louis XVI at the Petit Trianon. Designed by Jean-Henri Riesener in 1777, it features inlaid wood and carved bronze. Discover more about 18th Century France at http://leahmariebrownhistoricals.blogspot.com

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