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Louis MAJORELLE (1859 - 1926). Moulded and carved walnut desk with rectangular top incorporating sliding side shelves and opening at the waist with three drawers on a corner base with slightly curved grooved legs (minor scratches and stains). Gilt bronze drawer handles with palmettes. Height: 74 cm - Length: 117 cm - Depth: 67 cm. Bibliography: Catalogue commercial de la maison Majorelle, Nancy (n.d), variant of our desk referenced under n°425 and reproduced on plate 80. Catalog commercial de la maison Majorelle, Nancy (n.d), plate 87 for a desk with similar pulls. Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Expert : Madame Amélie MARCILHAC Louis Majorelle was a French decorator and furniture designer born on September 26, 1859 in Toul and died on January 15, 1926 in Nancy at the age of 66. After the death of his father, Louis Majorelle and his brother Jules took over the family business, which specialized in the design and manufacture of furniture and ceramics. Louis Majorelle later opened his own store in Nancy and made a significant contribution to the Art Nouveau movement. Louis Majorelle's furniture designs were known for their intricate inlays and embellishments, and he was considered one of the outstanding designers of Art Nouveau furniture. Majorelle's factory, where his creations were manufactured, was located at 6, rue du Vieil-Atre in Nancy, and was designed by the famous architect Lucien Weissenburger.

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Louis MAJORELLE (1859 - 1926). Moulded and carved walnut desk with rectangular top incorporating sliding side shelves and opening at the waist with three drawers on a corner base with slightly curved grooved legs (minor scratches and stains). Gilt bronze drawer handles with palmettes. Height: 74 cm - Length: 117 cm - Depth: 67 cm. Bibliography: Catalogue commercial de la maison Majorelle, Nancy (n.d), variant of our desk referenced under n°425 and reproduced on plate 80. Catalog commercial de la maison Majorelle, Nancy (n.d), plate 87 for a desk with similar pulls. Provenance: Estate of Monsieur Louis Thirion, furniture in the mansion built in 1923 by Gibert et Ogé, which has remained in the family ever since. Expert : Madame Amélie MARCILHAC Louis Majorelle was a French decorator and furniture designer born on September 26, 1859 in Toul and died on January 15, 1926 in Nancy at the age of 66. After the death of his father, Louis Majorelle and his brother Jules took over the family business, which specialized in the design and manufacture of furniture and ceramics. Louis Majorelle later opened his own store in Nancy and made a significant contribution to the Art Nouveau movement. Louis Majorelle's furniture designs were known for their intricate inlays and embellishments, and he was considered one of the outstanding designers of Art Nouveau furniture. Majorelle's factory, where his creations were manufactured, was located at 6, rue du Vieil-Atre in Nancy, and was designed by the famous architect Lucien Weissenburger.

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