Maison Ramsay, France, weekly furniture
A four-storey boxhouse in dark green lacquered wood, opening on the front with seven drawers, each with an octagonal draw handle.
It rests on two upright on the back and on two feet imitating horse shoes on the front in gilded bronze.
Designer: Maison Ramsay
H 55,70 in. x W 34.25 in. x D 12.99 in.
H 141,5 cm x L 87 cm x P 33 cm.
« Maison Ramsay » is a furniture, interior design and decoration company located in Paris.
It was active from the beginning of the 20th century and reached its peak in the 1940s to the 1970s.
Ramsay specializes in the work of wrought iron (gilded metal), glass, coloured lacquers and more rarely in the work of marble and stone.
The style of the Ramsay house is inspired by neoclassicism.
The designs of the house are generally immediately identifiable, they constitute elegant combinations of different materials.