French Directoire Style Steel Bookcase

French Directoire-style (20th Century) steel bookcase with 4 glass shelves and ormolu medallions to the center of each side.
ITEM #
055787
WIDTH
30.0"
STYLE
French Directoire
DEPTH
18.8"
COLOR
Black
HEIGHT
65.0"
CATEGORY
Furniture > Cabinets Case Goods > Etagere Bookcase Vitrine
$6,250 (USD)
In Stock
Qty: 1

French Directoire Style Steel Bookcase

In Stock
$6,250
Quantity: 1
French Directoire-style (20th Century) steel bookcase with 4 glass shelves and ormolu medallions to the center of each side.
ITEM #
055787
WIDTH
30.0"
DEPTH
18.8"
HEIGHT
65.0"
STYLE
French Directoire
COLOR
Black
Category
Furniture > Cabinets Case Goods > Etagere Bookcase Vitrine
Directoire

Directoire

Directoire style is a period of decorative arts, fashion, and particularly furniture design in France Post-Revolution, from 1795 to 1804. This style is characterized by Neoclassical architectural forms, minimal carving, veneers, and decorative painting. It is named for the French Directory, the governing committee of the time.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

Directoire

Directoire

Directoire style is a period of decorative arts, fashion, and particularly furniture design in France Post-Revolution, from 1795 to 1804. This style is characterized by Neoclassical architectural forms, minimal carving, veneers, and decorative painting. It is named for the French Directory, the governing committee of the time.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

Directoire

Directoire

Directoire style is a period of decorative arts, fashion, and particularly furniture design in France Post-Revolution, from 1795 to 1804. This style is characterized by Neoclassical architectural forms, minimal carving, veneers, and decorative painting. It is named for the French Directory, the governing committee of the time.

Ormolu

Ormolu

French gilding technique of applying finely ground gold with a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze. High heat is applied in a kiln burning off the mercury and leaving behind the gold affixed to the bronze and is finished by hand-chasing. Also known as gilt-bronze or bronze doré. Often used to refer to bronze furniture mounts enhanced by gilding.

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