Émile Bernaux was a French sculptor and furniture designer. He was born in Paris in 1883.

EMILE BERNAUX – GRANDFATHER CLOCK, CIRCA 1910 – Art Nouveau | Art Déco – Antiquaire à Monaco | Robert Zehil Gallery

GRANDFATHER CLOCK, CIRCA 1910 Carved wood with bronze handles Bearing the artist’s monogram on the upper door and signed in full on the side 222 cm. high 53 cm. wide 32 cm. deep


From 1909, Bernaux produced furniture with highly carved human, floral and fruit motifs.

His work was shown regularly at Salons of the Société des Artistes Décorateurs between 1911 and 1929. Bernaux was an active member until the end of the 1940s.

He collaborated with architect Alfred Levard on a dining room at 1925 Paris ‘Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriel Modernes.’


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