"Magnolia" Desk

Maker: Louis Majorelle

Origin: French

h: 38.25 in. x w: 23.25 in. x d: 30 in.

Year: circa 1900


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"

The identical desk is in the permanent collection of the Musée L'École de Nancy; Nancy, France

The identical model is photographed in "Majorelle. Un art de vivre moderne
Catalogue d'exposition."
by, Nicolas Chaudun, ©2009 pg.123