Height: 31.5 in. (80.01 cm)Width: 67.5 in. (171.45 cm)Depth: 31 in. (78.74 cm)
An exceptional large 18th century Louis XV chateau table console "Table a Gibier", circa 1760. With original carved marble top and all original elements. This beautiful table can serve as a console in an entryway, to place a bust and lamps. The furniture of the Louis XV period (1715-1774) is characterized by curved forms, lightness, comfort and asymmetry; it replaced the more formal, boxlike and massive furniture of the Style Louis XIV. From 1730 until about 1750, the period known as the first style, it was much more asymmetrical, ornate and exuberant, in the fashion called rocaille. From circa 1750 to the King's death in 1774, a reaction set in against the excesses of the rocaille. The Second Style of Louis XV showed the influences of Neoclassicism Betwewen 1755 and 1760, the forms of furniture and interior decoration began to change into what became known as the Second Style Louis XV, or the Style Transition. The rocaille decoration remained, but became more discreet and restrained.
Ornate and exuberant decoration , in the fashion called rocaille with an abundance of curves , counter-curves , undulations and elements modeled in nature . Even though The rocaille decoration is apparent yet it shows more discreet and restrained on this incredible table, simply due to the good taste and the sensitivity of the carver and the colorist who worked on it . Giltwood with red and Soft blue green colors hand painted . Antique Dealer West Hollywood Melrose Ave La Cienega Blvd . The Colors of this Console Table are outstanding and original Exquisitely detailed with various cartouches ,Foliage with all Four elegant cabriole legs adorned with an abundance of rocailles motifs . No need to be connected to a wall since it could be free standing . Graceful and Majestic silhouette with beautiful patina . As a focal point in a Modern Midcentury Home or Old world Charm, this table is very versatile. If one to use it as a free standing desk, we know artists that could work on the “ Trompe l'oeil “
It's the perfect Console for a grand bedroom or a great library or a foyer . this type of furniture were made for a palazzo and grand Villa . Venice, Italian Venezia city, major seaport , and capital of both the provincia (province) of Venezia and the regione (region) of Veneto, northern Italy. An island city, it was once the centre of a maritime republic. It was the greatest seaport in late medieval Europe and the continent’s commercial and cultural link with Asia. Venice is unique architecturally and historically and in its days as a republic the city was styled la serenissima (“the most serene” or “sublime”). The luminous spectacle of ornate marbled and frescoed palaces and domes reflected in the sparkling waters of the lagoon under a blue Adriatic sky has been painted and imitated in the furniture and art .