Lot 322: Emile Galle (1846-1904) Art Nouveau inlaid two-tier occasional table 36.5"w x 26.5"d x 33"h
December 3, 2016
Oak Park, IL, USALive Auction
Emile Galle (1846-1904)
Art Nouveau inlaid two-tier occasional table
various marquetry woods
unsigned, retailer''s label
imported and retailed by R.J. Horner
36.5"w x 26.5"d x 33"h
A similar example was exhibited at the Munchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany.
Schmoll, J.A and Helga Schmoll, Nancy 1900: Jugendstil in Lothringen, Philipp von Zabern: Munich, 1980, pp. 332-333
Appears to be refinished. Some looseness to gallery on top and medial shelf. Three legs appear to be repaired, one tight crack to underside of medial shelf near one leg. Two losses to medial shelf wear one leg, where leg joins medial shelf. Some minor losses to veneer on medial shelf. Some looseness to joints. Light nicks and surface scratches throughout, consistent with age and use.