Paul-Alexandre Dumas, Dining room set Art nouveau.

Paul-Alexandre Dumas, Dining room set Art nouveau.

Mahogany
Sarrancolin marble from the Pyrenees.
Date
circa 1900
Size
see in the description
Collection
Art Nouveau Rare objects
Condition
very good
Inventory number
377
Price
29'000
 

Paul-Alexandre Dumas, pupil of Alexandre Blondeau and Léon Jouenne for the engraving and Louis Majorelle for the cabinet making.

Very rare art nouveau set of a living room of Dumas and Barbedienne realized in its conception by Henri Rapin (decorator).

This set includes the decoration of the myrtles that can be found on all the woodwork of each piece of furniture, as well as all the bronzes, keyways, keys and handles.

Sarrancolin marble from the Pyrenees.

This complete set in perfect condition includes :

  • A large sideboard (Maximum height: 230 cm, Length: 180 cm, depth: 50 cm) ;
  • A sideboard (Maximum height: 150 cm, Length: 120 cm, depth: 50 cm);
  • A glass cabinet (Maximum height: 217 cm, width: 106 cm, depth: 46 cm);
  • A table with its 6 chairs (Table, Height: 70 cm, top: 118 cm X 128 cm - Chairs: Maximum height: 77 cm, seat: 45 cm X 43 xm);
  • A service table (Height: 77 cm, Length: 73 cm, width: 41 cm);
  • That is eleven pieces in total.

Bibliography :

  • Variant in: The Paris Salons 1895-1914, volume III - Alastair Duncan. Editions Antique Collector's Club 1996. Variants reproduced on page 172)
     

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