Louis Majorelle signed French Art Nouveau round "Aubepine" (Hawthorn) table, walnut with crotch mahogany veneer. Circular top with bookmatched flame grained veneer and carved edges, above a skirt with carved and pierced floral and stylized butterfly decoration; three square molded, tapered legs with carved and pierced bud or berry designs, joined by a circular undertier with veneered surface and carved edges matching that of the tabletop. Incised "Majorelle Nancy" above floral carving by one leg. Similar model pictured in the original Majorelle 1906 catalog, which appears in the book "Louis Majorelle: Master of Art Nouveau Design" by Alastair Duncan, page 202, plate 127. 30 1/2" H x 23" diameter. Circa 1910. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN estate. Originally purchased from Macklowe Gallery in New York City, 2005. CONDITION: Recently cleaned and waxed. Top with some veneer repair and color added.
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