Émile Gallé French Walnut "Libellules" Two-Tiered Table
This two-tiered, three-legged French walnut table with "Libellules," or "Dragonflies," as carved and fruitwood marquetry decoration, by Émile Gallé, is a perfect depiction of French Art Nouveau furniture. Each of the three legs of the table is in the form of an exquisitely rendered dragonfly with extended wings to support the table top which rests upon it. Each tier of the table is decorated with intricate marquetry detailing beautiful, vegetal landscapes.
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Artist: Émile Gallé
Dimensions: 30" height, 24" diameter
Materials: French walnut, Fruitwood marquetry
Literature: Table pictured in Meubles et Ensembles Style 1900, by Édith Mannoni, p. 9; Table also pictured in The Paris Salons Volume III 1895-1914: Furniture, by Alastair Duncan, p. 225; Table also pictured in Gallé Furniture, by Alastair Duncan