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    A French Marquetry Wood Mural
    Emile Galle, Late Nineteenth Century

    A leading artist in the Art Nouveau movement, Emile Galle blended his love of art and nature with his masterful work in marquetry, a technique associated with fine woodwork in which thin strips of veneer are cut to create a design. This rare and unusual Art Nouveau wooden marquetry panel originally hung in the Parisian restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, utilizing several types of wood, cut and inlaid to represent a female picking flowers in a landscape, signed also in inlaid wood to the lower right corner Galle
    9ft 9in. long x 42in. high


    Condition Report*: Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age; a couple of insignificant areas of repair, not distracting.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    24th-25th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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