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Circular Mahogany Gueridon in Manner of Zwiener (1 of 6)
Wick Antiques Ltd
Flag of United KingdomHampshire, UK
Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art, as well as taking the occasional auction. Together they make a formidable team with extensive knowledge and buy and sell some of the best items on the market.
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Circular Mahogany Gueridon in Manner of Zwiener

REF: yijeiubchytv / LA335698
£2,850
€3,329
$3,585
Certified DealerApproved listing353 sales by dealer
Certified DealerApproved listing353 sales by dealer
Description
A circular mahogany gueridon in manner of Zwiener, of tapering cylindrical form with two shelves, the circular top with a yellow marble top and ormolu gallery, applied ormolu edges and mounts of rams’ heads strung with swags and raised on three stop-fluted tapering legs terminating in rams’ feet sabots. French, 1885. Footnote: Joseph-Emmanuel Zwiener (1849-1895) was a preeminent cabinetmaker (ébéniste) of German descent, who became one of the most famous furniture makers in late 19th Century Europe. He quickly earnt a reputation for producing exceptionally fine furniture, and his pieces were acquired by a host of 19th Century European aristocrats and royals including King Ludwig II of Bavaria and the German Emperor Wilhelm II. In collaboration with the talented French sculptor Leon Messagé, Zwiener won a coveted Gold Medal for his stand at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris. Zwiener’s Parisian workshop was taken over by the famous ébéniste, François Linke in 1895.
measurements
Height:
31 in
Width:
16 in
Depth:
16 in
declaration
Wick Antiques Ltd has clarified that the Circular Mahogany Gueridon in Manner of Zwiener (LA335698) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1885
condition
Good
location
This Circular Mahogany Gueridon in Manner of Zwiener is located in Hampshire, United Kingdom

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