Fine Gustave Serrurier-Bovy Art Nouveau Padouk Wood Dining Table and Seven Dining Chairs, c. 1900, dining table with rounded ends, curved legs with arched supports and shaped feet, including a detachable center support and an additional faux grained leaf, ht. 29 1/4, lg. without leaf 72, wd. 48 in.; dining chairs mostly branded "Serrurier Liege" and comprising one armchair and six side chairs, each with concave cresting and leaf carved ears above a tooled leather backrest and seat with brass studded edges, on curved legs joined by arched stretchers.
Provenance: Skinner Inc., The Richard Wright Collection, October 24, 2009, Sale 2481, Lot 282.
Dining table: top and base in good condition; center support with 2 inch loss to one foot; leaf is a replacement. Chairs: frames all in very good to excellent condition; re-finished; most leather back panel in good shape with minor cracking; seat panels all with varying degrees of cracking, some light and one or two fairly severe. Excellent and interesting design.