A Russian Neclassical Style Centre Table by Maison Jansen(121 views)
Description: A very fine and rare Russian Neoclassical Style Centre Table by Jansen. This table with ebonized woods is finely casted in bronze mounts sitting on a tri-pod base having all over bronze mounts leading to a central tapering support. The white and gray veined marble top framed in a drape and tassel form bronze border. This piece is a fine example of the decorators workmanship. This piece is accompanied by a letter of Authentication from James Archer Abbott, Author of 'Designing Camelot: the Kennedy White House Restoration' as well as both Jansen Furniture Books. James Archer Abbott serves as Director and Curator of Johns Hopkins University?s Evergreen Museum & Library ? one of two museums owned and operated by the university. Mr. Abbott's publications include the following exhibition catalogs: Visions of Washington Irving: Selections from the Collections of Historic Hudson Valley (co-author, 1991); Classical to 19th-Century America: The Influence of Berry Tracy on the Historical Interior (1994); and A Frenchman in Camelot: The Decoration of the Kennedy White House by St?phane Boudin (1995). Mr. Abbott co-wrote with Elaine Rice a further exploration of the Kennedy White House d?cor, entitled Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration, which was published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in 1998. In 2006, he completed a well-received history of the international design firm Jansen (1880-1989), entitled "JANSEN," and published by Acanthus Press, LLC. This was followed by a companion volume, "JANSEN Furniture," published in spring 2007.
Condition Report: Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
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Dimensions: H: 26 inches D: 29.5 inches
Artist or Maker: Maison Jansen
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