The exceptional monumental fireplace originating from the Chateau of Montgeon attributed to Edmond Lechevallier-Chevignard

Stone Dimensions : H : 13ft 9” 1/4 ; W : 10ft 2”; D : 38” 1/2. Originating from the Chateau of Montgeon, Le Havre (France). Circa 1870. Bearing an impressive overmantel where a Muse teaches a musician angel to play the viol, this monumental fireplace was installed on the ground floor of the Chateau of Montgeon in Le […]

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The andirons

Necessary for the good combustion of fire since the early Antiquity, the firedogs, or andirons, are placed under the logs and allow the circulation of the air. It is certainly their role as “guardians” of the fire that earned them the name derived from the word “dog” since the Middle Ages. First made of wood, […]

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A rare gilt bronze firescreen with espagnolettes signed by François LINKE and BOUHON Frères, circa 1900

Gilt bronze, metallic mesh Dimensions : H : 27’’ 3/16 ; W : 33’’ 1/16 ; D : 7’’ 7/8. Signed « F. Linke » and « Bouhon » on the right foot. Circa 1900. This large gilt bronze firescreen, inspired from the Regence and Louis XV styles witnesses the collaboration of two great actors of the French late 19th century decorative arts, both […]

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Exhibition at the Galerie Marc Maison : an exceptional furniture set created by Moses Michelangelo Guggenheim for the Palazzo Papadopoli in Venice between 1874 and 1881

A major rediscovery for the History of 19th century Italian furniture, the Galerie Marc Maison presents as world exclusive this complete furniture set counting fourteen pieces, including this sublime sculpted walnut Credenza, on the occasion of a unique exhibition in its new gallery at the Flea Market of Paris Saint-Ouen. Under the direction of the […]

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