Maison Kreiger Suite of Furniture

Maison Kreiger Suite of Furniture

Code: 10426

£9,950.00 Approx $13319.95, €11192.35

A magnificent Mahogany Maison Krieger  Dining suite in the French Empire style, C 1900, comprising  a large extending dining table, an Escalette  Marble toppped Buffet adorned with  Gilt Bronze mounts, eight dining chairs,  four Lyre back side chairs and two large Fauteuils all in matching upholstery.  ( There are also two matching consoles not included in this sale, but available as an addition). the extending dining table takes up to five extra leaves and extends to a maximum of 408cm.

Dimensions: Dining Table 206 cm without any leaves upto maximum of 408 cm x 125 cm wide x 77cm high (66cm to underside).

Buffet: 206 cm wide x 104 cm high

Dining chairs: 96cm high x 48cm seat height

Fauteuils: 44cm seat width x 65cm deep x102cm high

 

Maison Kreiger was a large and important producer of furniture in 19th Century in Paris. It was founded in 1826 by Antoine Krieger, and remained a family business until the early 20th Century. It rose to prominence when winning awards at the  1849 Exposition des Produits de l'Industrie in Paris and the Exposition Universelle of 1851 in London, for the quality of its furnishings. 

By the late 19th Century Maison Krieger was one of the largest producers of furniture in Paris, with a large factory based at Faubourg St. Antoine, and counting Francois Linke among their clients.