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A Louis XVI bureau en pente
A Louis XVI bureau en pente - Furniture Style Transition A Louis XVI bureau en pente -
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Period :
18th century
Artist :
Charles Topino
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Wood marquetry, sycamore, gilded bronze
Dimensions :
l. 38.39 inch X H. 37.4 inch X P. 14.17 inch
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A Louis XVI bureau en pente

Stamped Charles Topino

Of rectilinear form resting on four sheath feet, it opens with three drawers in the belt and two boxes with door, the flap discovers two compartments and four small drawers, it is surmounted by a step opening with three drawers, decorated with a white veined marble surrounded by an openwork gallery.
The whole piece of furniture inlaid with flowers and garlands of flowers in reserves on a background of sycamore wood framed with rosewood.
Elegant chased and gilded bronze trimmings such as falls and keyholes with ribbon knots, sabots decorated with foliage.

Charles Topino : Born around 1735, he practiced for a long time as a free worker before being received as Master in 1773. Installed on rue du Faubourg Saint Antoine, he specialized in light furniture.
The marquetry which constitutes the principal attraction of his furniture are of two kinds, the still lifes of teapots, vases and various ustensils of Chinese taste very fashionable in the years 1770/ 1775 and the garlands and bouquets of flowers standing out on a light wood background, lemon tree or maple in the years 1775/1780

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