Items for Sale:    Maison Gerard Ltd.

Important and Unique Three-door Cabinet (1946 France)

Artist

JULES LELEU (1883-1961)

Country of Origin

France

Dated

1946

Medium

Rosewood, gilt-bronze, mother of pearl, ebony

Dimensions

61.50inch wide   61.00inch high   17.00inch deep
(156.21 cm wide  154.94 cm high  43.18 cm deep)

Condition

wood polished, metal cleaned


Provenance

Purchased together with a large ensemble of richly inlaid furniture
by Mr. and Mrs. Rosenthalis from Maison Leleu in 1946 for their Paris apartment.

Literature

Our Cabinet is illustrated in House of Leleu by Françoise Siriex
p. 50 & 51, Hudson Hill Press.

Description / Expertise

Important and unique three-door Cabinet by Jules Leleu (1883-1961)
richly inlaid with mother of pearl & ebony by Messager.
Rosewood & gilt bronze ornaments.

Signed/Inscribed/Dated

Our Cabinet is entered under the number # 3430 “Meuble d’appui 1946” in Leleu’s Livre des creations. (Entry log / List of pieces created by Leleu).