Friday, January 1, 1971

Alexandre Louis Bellange (1799-1863)

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Alexandre Louis Bellange
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Alexandre Louis Bellange (1799-1863), the son of Pierre-Antoine, he took over from his father and became one of the main suppliers to the July Monarchy.
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He owned two workshops specialising in different types of production. One of them was devoted to making items of furnitures in mahogany. The other one produced furniture in the style of Boulle or with mosaics on a lacquer backing, decorated with porcelain and bronze, inspired by antique, Louis XIV and neo-gothic styles.
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One of his workshop also made a cabinet decorated with ormolu and Sèvres porcelain panels that is part of the royal furniture in Windsor castle, in England. 
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Comte François de Salverte, Les ébénistes du XVIIIème siècle, Nobele-éditeur, Paris, 1962