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Stamford, CT 06902
United States

Pair Louis XV Style Japanned Corner Cabinets / Encoignures, Christies Provenance

$ 23,500
  • Description
    Pair of Maison Jansen Louis XV Style green and gilt Japanned Encoignures

    Finely Japanned raised figure corner cabinets certain to have been made for someone of note. The superb French marble tops, having been professionally restored, supported by a pair of double Demi Lune Shaped Doors having the finest of Japanned Decorations. This pair are an earlier example of this iconic designers best workmanship. This piece is accompanied by a letter of authentication from James Archer Abbott, Author of 'Designing Camelot: the Kennedy White House Restoration' as well as both Jansen Furniture Books.

    James Archer Abbott serves as Director and Curator of Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum Library – one of two museums owned and operated by the university. Mr. Abbott's publications include the following exhibition catalogs: Visions of Washington Irving: Selections from the Collections of Historic Hudson Valley (co-author, 1991); Classical to 19th-Century America: The Influence of Berry Tracy on the Historical Interior (1994); and A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Ste´phane Boudin (1995). Mr. Abbott co-wrote with Elaine Rice a further exploration of the Kennedy White House de´COR, entitled Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration, which was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in 1998. In 2006, he completed a well-received history of the international design firm Jansen (1880-1989), entitled; JANSEN, and published by Acanthus Press, LLC. This was followed by a companion volume,Jansen Furniture, published in spring 2007.

    Height: 36.75 in (93.35 cm)Width: 34 in (86.36 cm)Depth: 24.75 in (62.87 cm)
  • More Information
    Documentation: Certificate of Authenticity
    Origin: France
    Period: 1900-1919
    Condition: Good. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. The marble tops having been professionally repaired and polished. They look wonderful.
    Creation Date: 1910
    Number of Pieces: 2-3
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Louis XV
    Dealer Reference #: 101-2607*
    Incollect Reference #: 686571
  • Dimensions
    W. 34 in; H. 36.75 in; D. 24.75 in;
    W. 86.36 cm; H. 93.35 cm; D. 62.87 cm;
Message from Seller:

GREENWICH LIVING DESIGN (est. 1975) is an Antique and 20th Century Art & Design Gallery located in Stamford, CT for over 30 years. Our gallery carries rare and important design objects by both iconic and lesser-known designers from the 18th to the 20th Century – with a focus on 20th Century French design. Recent installations feature Pierre Jeanneret, Maison Jansen, Gio Ponti, Phillip & Kelvin LaVerne, Warren Platner, Ueli Berger, Massimo Vignelli, and many more.

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