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Antique Art Nouveau Table by Louis Majorelle, France
An iconic design from Louis Majorelle's creations, this two-tiered tea table is adorned with floral marquetry on the edges, decorative lacquered birds and flowers, oriental inspired beechwood legs carved in dragon shape and delicate brass handles. This is Art Nouveau at its finest. Do not hesitate to consult our second two-tiered Louis Majorelle table available.
Creator: Louis Majorelle
Origin: France In the style of: Art Nouveau Date of Manufacture: 1880's Materials and techniques: - Wood - Lacquer and Marquetry Condition: Good, small dents on table tops and slight ships on the table legs Wear: Wear consistent with age and use Dimensions: 85cm L x 55cm H x 82 cm W Weight: 11 kg Number of items: 1
About Louis Majorelle (1859-1926)
He began his career in the furniture making company of his father. He was copying old style furniture. Under the influence of Emile Gallé , he oriented his work on new shapes of furniture and a natural decor often underlined by fine marquettry. In 1900, he added blacksmith to his activity to realize the handles for the furniture and also railings or balconies. In 1901, he co-founded the Ecole de Nancy and became vice president. (Ecole de Nancy is the name of the Art Nouveau movement in Nancy).
He became soon internationaly famous and openned in 1910 shops in Paris, Lille and Lyon. In 1898, he asked Henri Sauvage to build his house in Nancy. The first complete Art Nouveau building in Nancy.