Louis XVI style table in lemon tree by Honoré Dufin (? -1892)

Precious Louis XVI style table in massive lemon tree richly carved on all sides, decorated with garlands of flowers and foliage. It is stamped by the famous cabinet maker Lyonnais Honoré Dufin. The quality of the sculpture is sumptuous and exceptional, the multitude of small neat details result from a know-how worthy of a great cabinetmaker. The use of lemon wood is also refined and rare, marble top.

The Fabius Frères Collection owned two pieces of Dufin furniture Sales catalog : Sothebys, Fabius Frères Collection, sale n ° PF 1124, Paris, October 2011, lots 64 and 123

Bibliography : The Lyonnais workshops of carpentry in furniture and cabinetmaking, Bernard Deloche, Ed Lyonnaises of Art and History, 1992, p 55

About the artist

Honoré Dufin (? - 1892), sculptor and cabinetmaker, Lyon's school
In 1876, Honoré Dufin set up as a cabinetmaker in Lyon where he demonstrated a recognized expertise in the manufacture of furniture style. Dufin will receive a Silver Medal at the World's Fair in Lyon in 1872, then a bronze medal at the 1878 Paris Exposition Universelle, which reinforces his reputation. In 1884, he was asked to provide several plates to the theoretical and practical treatise of cabinetmaking after Roubo published by Editions Juliot in Paris. His works are distinguished above all by the care given to the carved decoration, varying from high relief to flat. His will even include a clause providing for the creation of a prize to be awarded each year to the student in sculpture the most brilliant of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon. Died in 1892, his company was sold in 1900 to Henri Bonjour, creator of the factory and the Great Furnishing Stores "Au Colosse de Rhodes" located in Lyon, 29 courses of Freedom.

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Price: €3,800.00

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Dimensions

Height : 30.31 in
Width : 28.34 in
Depth : 18.11 in

Time 1880
Origin Lyon, France
Materials Lemon massive and marble
Reference Table-Dufin348
Louis XVI style table in lemon tree by Honoré Dufin (? -1892)

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