Russian Neoclassical Style Ebonized Centre Marble Top Table by Maison Jansen

$5,850.00

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A very fine and rare Russian neoclassical style centre table by Jansen. This table with ebonized woods is finely casted in bronze mounts sitting on a tri-pod base having all-over bronze mounts leading to a central tapering support. The white and gray veined marble top framed in a drape and tassel form bronze border. This piece is a fine example of the decorators workmanship.

This piece is accompanied by a letter of Authentication from James Archer Abbott, Author of ‘Designing Camelot: the Kennedy White House Restoration’ as well as both Jansen Furniture Books.

James Archer Abbott serves as Director and Curator of Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum & Library – one of two museums owned and operated by the university. Mr. Abbott’s publications include the following exhibition catalogs: Visions of Washington Irving: Selections from the Collections of Historic Hudson Valley (co-author, 1991); classical to 19th-century America: The influence of Berry Tracy on the Historical Interior (1994); and A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by Stéphane Boudin (1995). Mr. Abbott co-wrote with Elaine Rice a further exploration of the Kennedy White House décor, entitled Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration, which was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in 1998. In 2006, he completed a well-received history of the international design firm Jansen (1880-1989), entitled “JANSEN,” and published by Acanthus Press, LLC. This was followed by a companion volume, “Jansen Furniture,” published in spring 2007.

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    Materials and Techniques: Wood
    Height: 26 in. (66.04 cm)
    Diameter: 29.5 in. (74.93 cm)
    Date of Manufacture: 1950s
    Period: 20th Century
    Creator: Maison Jansen (Cabinetmaker)
    Place of Origin: France