Ref. 1649

a. chevrié

Cabinet-maker

Charming small table

France
Circa 1890

Mahogany, Gilded bronze

Height : 77 cm (30,3 in.) ; Width : 50 cm (19,7 in.) ; Depth : 35 cm (13,8 in.)

Charming Louis XV style mahogany veneered small table, with a curved and sinuous shape.
Beautiful garniture of chiseled and gilded bronze with foliage patterns and flowers. It opens with a drawer and is surmounted by a Fleur de pêcher marble top surrounded by a border.

Biography

Alexandre Chevrié established himself in 1878 at 11 rue Portefoin then at 7 rue Braque in 1886, where he had his workshops and his shop. He was a manufacturer of art furniture, small style furniture and artistic fantasies. He participates in the Exhibitions of 1878 and 1889, where he got a silver medal. He was four times a jury member, and in 1894, not competing, decorated with the Legion of Honor.

Bibliography

D. Ledoux-Lebard, Les ébénistes du XIXe siècle, Les éditions de l’amateur, 1984, p.126-127

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