18th Century Furniture
One of Riad’s many areas of expertise is furniture from the 18th Century: exquisite, highly rare pieces that bring a rich history to life. Interested clients may visit specialty dealers with Riad in order to see museum-quality pieces that are available for purchase and display a level of craftsmanship that has not been surpassed in centuries.
Below is a glimpse of the types of items sophisticated shoppers will find during a day with Riad at the studios of the best art dealers in the country.
Canape Louis XVI, 18th century, attributed G. JACOB Console, epoque Louis XIV Russian Mahogany Gueridon Last quarter eighteenth century
The top in mahogany with a circular brass moulded edge. The belt of round shape opens by a drawer.
It stays on four faceted legs joined by a stretcher with concave shape.
The shape of the stretcher offers the same characteristic of the Russian furniture.
Hauteur : 72 cm - 28 ½ inches
Diamètre : 59 cm - 23 ½ inches Russian Chandelier
End of the XVIII century, circa 1795 H. 125 cm. (49 ¼ in.), Ø 85 cm. (33 ½ in) Jacob Frères Armchairs
Set of Four Armchairs, Consulat Period
Signed by Jacob Freres, rue Meslee H. 80 cm (31 1/2 in. )L. 64 cm (25 in. )P. 50 cm ( 19 2/3 in.) Galle Ewers
Pair of Ewers, Empire Period
Attributed to Claude Galle circa 1815 H. 62 cm. (24 1/2 in.) Secrétaire en Semainier
A Louis XVI Period tulipwood, amaranth, and greed stained olive wood "secretaire en semainier:" secretary with seven drawers
France, Louis XVI Régence Sconces
Rare Pair of Sconces, Regence Period
18th Century In the style of Andre-Charles Boulle H. 48,5 cm. (19 in.), L. 26 cm. (10 ¼ in) Guéridon Tôle Peinte
Pedestal Table, Louis XVI Period
H. 72 cm. (28 1/3 in.), diam. 57 cm (22 1/2 in.) Bureau Cylindre by the Cabinetmaker Dester
Cylindrical Desk, Louis XVI Period
Stamp of G. Dester and JME Circa 1780 H. 120 cm. (47 1/4 in.), L. 160 cm. (63 in.), P. 77 cm. (30 1/3 in.) Console Laquee
Console, Regence Period
H. 80 cm (31 1/2 in.), L. 123,5 cm (58 2/3 in.), P. 63,5 cm (25 in.)
Bureau Gradin Attributed to Garnier
Desk "à gradin," Louis XVI Period
Attributed to Pierre Garnier
H.77,5 cm (sans gradin) (30 1/2 in), L. 161,5 cm (sans tirettes) (63 1/2 in), P. 81 cm. (32 in.)