Mercier Freres parquetry bed and nightstands
- Source: Dallas Auction Gallery
Mercier Freres parquetry bed and nightstands Comprising: (1) acajou and satine lozenge parquetry bed with bronze ormolu mounts and medallions depicting Venus teasing Cupid, bed rails extended for queen size mattress. Retailers tag: "Ameublements De Style Meubles, Sieges, Tentures Mercier Freres 100 Faubourg St. Antoine 100 Paris" Stamped: "12367"; (2) Breche violette marble top night tables both with parquetry drawer fronts and bronze mounts, one three tier with single frieze drawer, the other with single frieze drawer and faux drawer front chamber door with marble lining. Mercier Freres retailers tag stamped: "12368". En suite with Lot XXX. Late 19th C.Note: Mercier Freres 1867-1968 noted Paris cabinetmakers and dealers participated in most of the international exhibitions as well as suppliers to both the Spanish crown and Persian royal family. Fancois Linke's Daybooks indicated that he also supplied furnishings to Mercier Freres.