Our wide selection of 19th-century furniture and decorative art offerings this spring includes approximately 80 lots from the Robinson Mansion in New Orleans. Featured are exceptional works by famed furniture makers François Linke and Joseph Emmanuel Zwiener and firms such as Christofle & Cie and E.F. Caldwell & Company. Notable is a rare Louis XVI style console after the 1781 model designed by F.J Belanger and J. Chagrin, an example of which is currently in the Frick Collection, New York.
Highlights from the 19 April sale of 19th Century Furniture and Decorative Art included an exceptional and rare Louis XVI style gilt-bronze mounted bleu turquin marble console designed by F.J. Belanger and J. Chalgrin, which realized $569,000., and a fine Régence style gilt bronze mounted Kingwood and Satiné grand piano, which sold for $215,000.