Alexander Lamont's Seine Box in cerused oak and bronze straw marquetry pays homage to the work of Jean-Michel Frank. #SouthHillHome #luxurydesign 1. M-1792/SW/BL W 3 1/2 in L 5 7/8 in H 1 3/8 in 2. M-1790/SW/BL W 3 7/8 in L 7 1/8 in H 1 3/4 in Materials : Straw Marquetry, Oak
During the 80's Georges Vriz developed a new technique called piercing. The idea is to layer two veneer layers on top of each other and sand through the top one, to the point of fiber transparency. This technique has been used mainly in France, by professionals and students of the Ecole Boulle.
"This lush marquetry (inlaid wood) panel is mounted on a French circa 1700 armoire made by court designer Andre Charles Boulle. His surname has become synonymous with rich inlays. A piece of furniture inlaid with tortoiseshell and engraved metals is known as "boullework" whether it was made in the 17th century or last Tuesday..." (Aestheticus Rex)