(A) Classic French over-achievement here -- in terms of the thickness of the marble and the excellence of the ironwork.  I think of this particular style of ironwork as being more post-WWII than prior.  Anyway, it's a bold, unusual piece of furniture which will get plenty of attention. The dimensions of 39 x 31 inches include the parts of the iron which protrude beyond the edges of the marble.  The dimensions of the marble top itself: 25 1/2 x 33 1/2; the table stands 21 and 1/4 high. Slight scuffing along the edge of the marble, here and there...no chips that bear mentioning. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)



(B) A handsome and beautifully-crafted wrought iron occasional table, probably quite suitable as a (high) coffee table. The (original) clear glass top (not shown) has a distinctive scalloped edge. Approximate measurements: 38x17 by 21 high. The skill of the ferronnier is immediately apparent... (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)



(D) Who doesn't love a story, and this one comes with a corker. On the underside of both top drawers, Madame Duffourd, on 15 June 1933, noted that she made a gift of this vanity/desk to her two adorable grandchildren, Yvonne and Roget Burle! If that doesn't win your heart, the piece itself should, with its gorgeous marble top, beveled (and near-mint) adjustable mirror, and overall good looks! 52 inches high, about 31 wide, 20 deep. A jewel for all time! (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


(E) Click here to see the rest of this extraordinary dining set by the Maison Bellon of Lyon.


(F) A large rosewood dining table, this one a bold, "masculine" design. The top measures about 39 wide by 63 long, with a nice deep apron of about 5 inches. Superb for the dining room or for use as a smallish conference table (for meetings of the elite). The grain on the top is every bit as vibrant as the grain on the columns. All that visual stimulation, I'm told, helps with digestion. This table is in "as is" condition, needing full restoration by a professional refinisher. Once that's accomplished, you'll have a real jewel! (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


(G) This magnificent "occasional" table most likely is the work of Jules Leleu. The top -- that rare and sought after églomisé technique (mirror etched and otherwise decorated from the bottom). There's a chip on the mirror. The wood's been refinished by a premier San Francisco refinisher. Dimensions: the "work surface" is about 28 inches in diameter, 36 including the protruding legs. 21 1/2 high. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


(H) Here's another wrought iron table, this one sporting an églomisé top. It's hard to see from this photo (more on demand) but the top has a gold-yellow border, and is quite striking. Dimensions: the "work area" measures about 23 by 12 1/2; the table stands 15 3/4 high. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


(I) This plant stand's perhaps more along the lines of Art Nouveau than Deco, but who's complaining? The wood's beautifully finished (original finish) and vibrant. Standing 45 inches high (11 1/2 by 11 1/2 on the top), it's the perfect place for that sculpture you've wanted to highlight (or, if you're very careful, a plant). (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


(J) All aluminum, French of course, with a mirrored top -- the perfect cocktail or coffee table for an advanced Art Deco collector. Note the stylized floral displays on the top! It measures about 27 by 17, and stands 16 1/2 inches high. (e-mail Jack to start the conversation)


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