Lot 36: Henry Dasson, Table En Chiffoniere, France, 2nd H. 19th C.
December 2, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Oak, mahogany and rose wood veneered, brass, green leather
France, 2nd half of 19th century
Henry Dasson (1825-1896) - major French manufacturer of furniture and bronzes
One drawer stamped underneath 'DASSON'
Slender, slightly flared leggs with brass shoes, thereon the slightly bulbous carcass with a curved plate, the edges and plate with brass fittings
The front with two drawers, one with lock and key, thereover a flat extendible shelf, another drawer alongside
The exterior and the top with floral marquetry, depicting vases with sumptous flower arrangements
Dimensions: 74 x 35 x 35 cm
The table en chiffoniere is in good condition, consistent with age. The plate showing slight traces of wear and two minimal demages to the veneer sideways.
Henry Dasson (1825-1896)
Henry Dasson was an important furniture manufacturer of the 19th century. He began his career as a bronze sculptor. His workshop was located in Paris. There he specialized in the manufacture of furniture with gilt bronze mounts in the style of Louis XIV, XV and XVI. In 1871, he took over Guillaume Winckelsens company. In 1878 and 1889, he presented works at the Paris World Exhibitions. He ceased the production in 1894. (kre)
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