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Louis Majorelle Fruitwood Marquetry Table


This marvelous French Art Nouveau table, by Louis Majorelle, features a fruitwood marquetry table top made not of straight, but sinuously bowing lines, and richly decorated with stark, triangular leaves arranged in sparse bouquets. The apron features a softer, more organic motif of three oversized orchid blooms, surrounded by striations of towering reeds and stems executed in dark wood.


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Artist: Louis Majorelle
Circa: 1900
Dimensions: 29" height, 32" width, 24" depth 
Materials: Fruitwood, Dark wood
Signed: “L Majorelle”

A hallmark of Louis Majorelle furniture is a twisting of the very form of the piece so that is appears turnicated, ready to spring to life. The legs on this exciting piece can be considered among the most beautiful examples of this technique.