Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double DoorJules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance: H.J. Nick Celebrates Jules Lavirotte – HRD6331

An Original Work By Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick Inspired By Iconic 19th Century French Architecture

A Modern Design Based On The Lavirotte Apartment Building Door At 3 Square Rapp In Paris, France


Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance: H.J. Nick Celebrates Jules Lavirotte

Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

Our historically inspired door designs are not reproductions. Each is an original design by award winning artist H.J. Nick that has been built using the same hand and materials that were used to build the originals.

This custom, Art Nouveau wine cellar entrance is inspired by Jules Lavirotte's famous door at 3 Square Rapp in Paris, France. This historically inspired door by ArtFactory.com is just one of many styles of Art Nouveau and Lavriotte inspired designs that we offer. (See Also Jules Lavirotte Inspired Entrance Door) Most importantly, all of our historically inspired doors are built in original craft. That means built in the same hand and materials that Lavirotte used over a century ago. This makes for a unique, fine art quality product that is built to investment standards with future antiquity value. These doors are not machine made, mass produced, of made using any kind of fast process. This means that your custom door will be built by the hands of our master craftsmen, and never mass produced.

Not only are our doors built individually by the hand of master craftsmen, but are also constructed from only the highest quality, all natural materials. This includes full length, naturally air dried, American timber, energy efficient, dual pane glass, and solid blacksmith forged, wrought iron hardware. This door features clear glass, but can be customized with any of dozens of glass choices that we offer here at ArtFactory.com. This customer has chosen to have the Jules Lavirotte inspired Art Nouveau ironwork accented with grape clusters to read add that "WOW Factor". All of the ironwork and each grape cluster on this custom wine cellar door is individually created by our classically trained blacksmiths, using hammer and anvil over a coal fired forge. Furthermore, all of our custom doors are built using pegged and dowelled mortise and tenon joinery, for construction that will stand the test of time.

Building A Legacy Through Heirloom Doors

Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

All of our custom doors are built with the highest quality materials available anywhere. This includes genuine, solid, full length timber, and hand hewn mortise and tenon construction. Handmade in the USA, and guaranteed to last forever.

Building a family legacy has been going on since the beginning of time. Building heirloom furniture and doors intended to last forever is one of the primary ways we all have in achieving some small part of immortality. These cherished family items will touch our loved ones for many years to come through physical interactions as well as family photos . Many societies, including the Egyptians and Mayans, as well as European royalty and aristocracy have created and passed down heirlooms for thousands of years.

In fact, if it were not for these artifacts, it would be impossible to know these people ever existed, and how they were important to history. This is also the case in the 21st century within your own family. No matter if it’s a simple, hope chest with your personal message or name as a gift to a loved one, or extravagant, fine art quality, master handcrafted, custom Art Nouveau wine cellar entrance, these items will be important to the story of your family history long after we are gone.

These Are No Ordinary Entrance Doors

Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

Our hand forged wrought iron security grills are second to none when it comes to providing a combination of style and security. Best of all, we can make them in any size or design you request.

Like all of our custom, handmade entrances, this is a fine art quality, Art Nouveau wine cellar entrance. Our combination of the finest materials, and master hand craftsmanship allow for us to offer a quality of product that is unsurpassed anywhere else, at any price. This is not only an investment quality door, it is an appreciable asset that will add to your financial net worth. In the eyes of your family, it will become a cherished heirloom and a priceless piece of immortality that will be tangible for generations. It will serve as a way to celebrate your life, and its direct effects on who they are and what your influence was on your family's history. True artifacts enhance and enrich all of our lives in a way that mass-produced merchandise never will, thus preserving the best of mankind and expressing our love for each other.

This intricately designed, Art Nouveau wine cellar entrance is the work of our world class design department, and in house senior engineers. All of our products are designed, and built under the direction of award winning artist H.J. Nick . Every product is signed and certified as world class fine art quality by H.J. Nick, before it leaves our world class factory. This type of certification ensures that your product has appreciable value in antiquity as fine art. We never use particle board, laminates, veneers, or any other type of faux wood because fine art is never made with cheap materials. Don't settle for cheaply made, mass production doors sold at big box retailers that will need to be replaced every few years.

Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance Hand Forged Custom Hardware

Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

The Art Nouveau grand entrance as pictured, features a set of our French Art Nouveau style door handles (HRD995). You can choose from these, or any of our fine art quality custom door pulls when creating your door design.

The Art Nouveau double doors, as pictured, feature our popular French Art Nouveau style door handles. We offer wrought iron door pulls customized in any size or style that you choose. Choose from our hundreds of styles of custom door handles or theme door pulls, or have our designers create one for you. Additionally, the large, decorative iron grillwork is a design straight out of 19th century French architecture. Like all of our security grills, these are at the forefront of both style and security. We make custom grills in any size, style or design, and to fit any application. These custom grills are hand hammered into shape by master blacksmiths over a coal fired forge. Blacksmith hand forged wrought iron makes for a grill that provides an unmatched level of security. As with all of our custom doors, your hardware options are fully customizable.

Additionally, all of our hardware comes advance patinated with a hand applied, heat infused iron oxide patina. This type of finish won't crack, peel, or flake like paints and powder coats. Our door hardware is built to your specifications by our master blacksmiths using hand forged wrought iron. When we say hand forged, we mean with fire, hammer, and anvil. We never cast, drop forge, or use any fast or mass production process. This means you will receive a fine art quality piece of hardware that is uniquely yours, of investment quality, and built to stand the test of time.

Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance Stain Finish Details

Jules Lavirotte Grape Vine Double Door

Every product from ArtFactory.com is designed by and built under the supervision of award winning artist H.J. Nick. A product is not signed by H.J. Nick until it has been found to meet all world class fine art criteria.

The meticulous finish has been done in age old technique, using a 23-step hand rubbed process. We begin with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. That puts the finish in the wood not just sprayed on it. This allows for the fine natural wood grains to show to perfection. There are then 20 additional steps requiring the application of wax, oils and lacquers with curing times between each process. This method is performed on all furniture and door wood surfaces inside and out. This tried and tested finish detail is required in the making of a one-of-a-kind, family heirloom quality product that meets world class investment quality standards that will stand the test of time. This process is the only way with little maintenance and the simple process of cleaning with oil will allow for a beautiful natural patina that will make this door more beautiful over time.

It is our belief that our combination of top quality materials and master hand craftsmanship allow us to offer a quality of product that is unmatched anywhere, at any price. In fact, we are so confident in the quality of our products and craftsmanship that we guarantee everything forever. Most importantly, every product that we sell is manufactured in the USA, at our Scottsdale, Arizona factory. When we say made in the USA, we mean it, just as we have since 1913. When nothing but the best will do, call us at 1-800-292-0008 to speak with one of our talented design engineers. Get pricing for our Art Nouveau wine cellar entrance, or any of our other fine art quality custom doors today.

Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance Historical Design Inspiration

3 Square Rapp original door

Cet immeuble de style art nouveau, situé 3 square Rapp, a été conçu par l'architecte Jules Lavirotte. L'extérieur est classé à l'inventaire des monuments historiques depuis 1975, l'intérieur l'est depuis 2005.

Jules Lavirotte studied at the Ecole nationale superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, the most prestigious art school in France. His building at 3 Square Rapp is an unusual mixture of architectural pieces including a turret and individually styled balconies where no two are the same. His whimsical approach to the wrought ironwork on all of his buildings is well known and he included that ironwork in his doors. The flamboyance of the Art Nouveau style combined with his daring and intricate designs makes all of his work unique and recognizable.This Art Nouveau wine cellar door is artist H.J. Nick's modern interpretation of of one of Jules Lavirotte's most famous doors. Inspired by the door found at 3 Square Rapp in Paris, France, this modern, art nouveau style door is sure to turn some heads. Lavirotte, who is famous for his flamboyant, Art Nouveau style of architecture, built the original door and building in 1899.

We took that ironwork and art nouveau style of his door and adapted it to a more modern doorway shape and size while keeping the inspiration in the forefront. Our master blacksmiths created the delicate curly cues without making them overbearing, letting the flow of the door lead your eye. The hand forged door pulls fit seamlessly into the swirls of the door and our carvers' work. Celebrate your whimsical side and being a little bit of Paris home with you with this door as the grand entrance to your home.

Read More About Jules Lavirotte At: Jules Lavirotte Wikipedia

Art Nouveau Wine Cellar Entrance Info

  • Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
  • Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
  • Panels - windows, grills, door straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
  • Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
  • Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
  • Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
  • Learn more about our custom doors

ArtFactory.com is an American manufacturer of custom doors, door hardware, iron gates, and designer furniture based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Featuring designs by H.J. Nick, we have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings, all hand crafted in America, since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our master level craftsmanship ensures your custom wrought iron gates and furnishings will stand the test of time, and are guaranteed forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship.

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