American Gilded Age NY Ebonized Credenza with Bronze Doré Ormolu Mounts

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Product ID : CUP00063

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Overview

American gilded age ebonized step back credenza with burled amboyna panels and finely articulated ormolu bronze doré mounts in the manner of NY cabinet makers Ringuet-Leprince, Marcotte and Co. The exquisite doré mounts and the European half mortise bayonet lock were imported from France. This was a typical manufacturing practice during the American Gilded Age as designers and cabinet makers like Leon Marcotte had workshops in both Paris and NY. and took advantage of the highly refined artistry of French ateliers that were supplying the finer residences in Newport and New York with every manner of millwork to hardware, circa 1875
Measures: 66" wide x 22 1/2" deep x 60 1/4" high.
Details
OF THE PERIOD
Belle Époque
PLACE OF ORIGIN
United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE
1875-1890
PERIOD
Late 19th Century
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Gilt Wood, Ormolu,Ebonized, Mahogany,Amboyna
CONDITION
Good
CONDITION DETAILS
Note: There is a Marcotte Library table in the stacks of the Metropolitan museum in NY 34.140.1 that was gifted to them in 1925. He uses Amboina or Amboyna burl as one of his material choices on the apron of that table
WEAR
Wear consistent with age and use.
DIMENSIONS
H 60.25 in. x W 66 in. x D 22.5 in.
H 153.04 cm x W 167.64 cm x D 57.15 cm

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