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MAISON FOREST (founded c.1883) Full Bio

An Empire Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Bureau Plat

MAISON FOREST (founded c.1883) Full Bio

An Empire Style Gilt-Bronze Mounted Bureau Plat

REF No. B68582

France, Circa 1900

H   77 cm | 30 in
W   142 cm | 55 in
D   84 cm | 33 in

Bearing two labels to the underside: 'FOREST/TAPISSERIE/EBENISTERIE/31 RUE CAMBACERES.PARIS'.

Maison Forest was established at 14 rue Pierre-Picard in 1883 and at 31 rue Cambaceres, Paris. The furniture created by Maison Forest is notable for its high quality gilt-bronze mounts and sophisticated decoration.

Denise Ledoux-Lebard, 'Le Mobilier Français du XIXe Siècle', (Paris), 2000, p. 200.

Jean-Pierre Samoyault, Mobilier français Consulat et Empire, (Paris), Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2009.

Artist Biography

Maison Forest was established at 14 rue Pierre-Picard in 1883 and at 31 rue Cambaceres, Paris. The furniture created by Maison Forest is notable for its high quality gilt-bronze mounts and sophisticated decoration.

Literature

Denise Ledoux-Lebard, 'Le Mobilier Français du XIXe Siècle', (Paris), 2000, p. 200.

Jean-Pierre Samoyault, Mobilier français Consulat et Empire, (Paris), Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2009.

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