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Louis XVI-Style French Vitrine
Louis XVI-Style French Vitrine
Louis XVI-Style French Vitrine
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Louis XVI-Style French Vitrine

  • This rare vitrine was crafted in the manner of the French ébéniste François Linke
  • The Louis XVI-style display cabinet boasts perfect proportions and elegant bronze mounts
  • Its mirrored interior and glass shelving make it the perfect piece for display
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$19,850
Item No. 30-4229

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Description
This rare and stunning vitrine was crafted in the manner of the illustrious French ébéniste François Linke. A master of the Louis XVI style, Linke was renowned for his highly original designs that blended the opulence of Rococo with elements of the Art Nouveau. The two styles come together in perfect harmony in this exquisite vitrine, which displays all of the gilt splendor of Rococo and fluid lines of Art Nouveau.

The impressive display. . .
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This rare and stunning vitrine was crafted in the manner of the illustrious French ébéniste François Linke. A master of the Louis XVI style, Linke was renowned for his highly original designs that blended the opulence of Rococo with elements of the Art Nouveau. The two styles come together in perfect harmony in this exquisite vitrine, which displays all of the gilt splendor of Rococo and fluid lines of Art Nouveau.

The impressive display cabinet is adorned by beautifully chiseled and gilded bronze mounts of floral garlands and elegant scrollwork. Perfect proportion gives this elegant vitrine a lightness in design, while its mirrored interior and glass shelving make it the perfect display piece.

Circa 1890

34" wide x 16" deep x 61" high
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Louis XVI-Style French Vitrine
Maker: Linke, Francois
Period: 19th Century
Origin: France
Type: Cabinets/Vitrines/Bookcases
Style: Louis XVI
Depth: 16.0 in. (40.64 cm)
Width: 34.0 in. (86.36 cm)
Height: 61.0 in. (154.94 cm)
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