A French Art Nouveau "Magnolia" Writing Desk by, Louis Majorelle(12 views)
Description: A rare and important French Art Nouveau carved wood "Magnolia" desk by, Louis Majorelle with various exotic wood inlaid marquetry magnolia decoration and further decorated with intricately carved skirt and legs. The desk is signed, "L. Majorelle"
Condition Report: excellent
Provenance: Private Los Angeles Collection
Dimensions: h: 38.25 in. x w: 23.25 in. x d: 30 in.
Artist or Maker: Louis Majorelle
Exhibited: The identical desk is in the permanent collection of the Musée L'École de Nancy; Nancy, France
Literature: The identical model is photographed in "Majorelle. Un art de vivre moderne Catalogue d'exposition." by, Nicolas Chaudun, ©2009 pg.123
Medium: carved wood & inlaid woods
Date: circa 1900