Le Manoir collectionD I S T I N C T I V E B A T H R O O M S
Introduction Acajou’s mission is simply to create bathrooms beautiful; each item designed to perfectly fulfil which are truly individual. Unique in concept, its purpose – a seamless blending of function elegant in form and matchless in refinement, and form. Copper, marble, and exotic woods Acajou’s bathroom furniture designs bring sourced from sustainable plantations are lavishly an unparalleled degree of luxury to the most used to give a degree of opulence that reflects intimate room in the home, providing the the taste and status of the client, with the added opportunity to enjoy a bathing experience that is option of bespoke hand-finishing to achieve total unlike any other. exclusivity. Acajou is committed to creating bathrooms Your bathroom is your space; the ultimate for people with an instinct for excellence. The sanctuary; the room that mirrors your personality. pieces in these collections are literally works Celebrate your individuality by making a of art, hand crafted from the finest natural statement about who you are – create your own materials, carefully selected for their natural world of hedonism and unashamed extravagance disposition to humid environments. Each item is with Acajou’s exclusive collections.
Caryatid Mirror This ornately carved solid mahogany figural mirror, featuring male and female caryatid makes a lavish feature. Le Manoir collection Acajou sets new standards in bathroom furniture grade of Italian and Spanish marble, and wooden design. For over 300 years French furniture has furniture is made from solid mahogany, featuring been acclaimed for its style and elegance, and marquetry inlay, dovetail joints and hand carved the Le Manoir collection is inspired by this details. Care has been taken to select timber classic tradition. species which are naturally acclimatised to a humid environment. There is no compromise on As in the past, dedicated craft workers maintain quality - Le Manoir range is intended to set the this heritage, bringing their artistic skills to the very highest standards, and can be made even production process and making every Le Manoir more exclusive for anyone wanting to realise piece totally unique. The designs follow exacting their own personal vision of perfection. Acajou’s modern quality control criteria but the expertise bespoke hand-painted or hand-polished option of the artisan ensures that the values associated means that every piece becomes an individual with individual craftsmanship are maintained at objet d’art. For the discerning client who has a constantly high level. risen above the market for mass-produced goods, and who shows an appreciation of fine The beautifully proportioned Le Manoir furniture, Le Manoir provides the definitive collection is designed for luxury living, and only opportunity to create a bathroom to match the finest materials are used in the creation of lifestyle expectations. each piece. Lavish use is made of the highest Contents: Vanities Consoles page 6 - 19 Baths page 20 - 22 Mirrors Complementary Furniture page 23 - 27 Furniture Finishes page 28 Counter Tops page 29 Product Specifications page 30 - 31 Displayed in a ‘Dark Walnut’ hand polished finish.
Nimes This distinctive vanity will make a statement in any individually styled bathroom. Inspired by the Directoire era, the strong French influence is apparent. The elaborate ornament and antique motifs are hand carved on to the door and side moulded panels. The furniture is raised on a shaped plinth base. Curved cupboard doors are flanked by columns and open to a shelved interior. This characteristic design lends itself to a conspicuously luxurious form. Nimes is available as a single basin vanity. Chinon This elegant Louis XV style bombée commode been employed to produce this stunning display epitomises the mastery of French furniture makers of craftsmanship. The furniture is enhanced with characteristic of this era. The finesse of decoration delicate fittings, gilded carvings on the slender is exposed in the geometric parquetry design and cabriole legs and shaped apron. Chinon is available marquetry inlays. Expertise of an equal calibre has as a single basin vanity. Acanthus mirror Nimes in a two tone ‘Lazurite Blue’ hand delicately enhanced by an ageing glaze and Gilded and hand carved from solid mahogany. Chinon in a ‘Dark Oak’ and ‘Light Walnut’ patina, painted finish with ‘Gold’ carved ornament, complemented by a Venato marble counter top. complemented by an Emperador marble counter top.
Avignon Amboise This Grande Armoire reveals a subtle curved hand carved acanthus and laurel motifs, this This classic design has been inspired by the base and stands on carefully crafted bun feet. beautiful furniture epitomises elegance. Avignon manner of furniture designed in the period of The moulded arched mirror rests on a classic is available as a single basin vanity. Louis XV. The sinuous lines and shaped frieze Bianco Carrara marble top. With its delicately effortlessly complement the tapering cabriole legs. Amboise is available as a single basin vanity. Amboise in a two tone crackled ‘Boudoir Red’ Amboise in a ‘Light Walnut’ patina complemented Avignon in a ‘Dew Blue’ hand painted finish, subtly by a Botticino Classico marble counter top. and ‘Caviar’ hand painted finish, complemented distressed and enhanced by an ageing glaze. by a Bianco Carrara marble counter top.
Uzès The unusual hand turned legs confer character upon this simple yet classic Provence style vanity. Uzès is available as a single or double basin vanity. Poitiers This classic three drawer commode has been marble top, which follows the delicate shape of inspired by the style of Louis XVI. The refined the furniture. This furniture piece lends a subtle features are supported on slender fluted legs, yet stately ambience to any fine bathroom. above which rests a luxurious hand carved Poitiers is available as a single basin vanity. Uzès double basin vanity in a ‘Provincial Green’ technique to expose aspects of the solid Uzès single basin vanity in a ‘Dark Walnut’ hand painted finish, with rattan and banana mahogany beneath, and is complemented by a hand polished finish with rattan baskets, Poitiers in a ‘Dark Walnut’ hand polished finish and fluted legs, complemented by a Emperador leaf baskets. The piece has been given a rustic Botticino Classico marble counter top. complemented by a classic Botticino Classico exposing gilding on the front, side mouldings marble counter top. appeal by using a traditional cabinet-maker’s marble counter top.10 11
Sèvres The rich features and strong geometric lines of this design are typical of the Empire period in C19th France. The support posts are carved in volute consoles. The strong yet sumptuous features are finished with a luxurious marble top. Sèvres Volute design is available as either a single or double basin vanity. Etched Mirror Sèvres Volute vanity in a ‘Crème’ finish Emperador marble counter top. Sèvres Volute vanity in a distressed ‘Verdigris’ Venato marble counter top. Gilded with etched frame and beading. with ‘Renaissance Gold’ carvings hand painted finish complemented by a and mouldings, complemented by an1 1
Orléans This piece has been inspired by the style of Louis Philippe and has been created for both comfort and interior elegance. The shaped and symmetrical design of the feet and apron give this distinctive and well-structured piece of furniture a classic look. Orléans is available as a single basin vanity. Sèvres The rich features and strong geometric lines of by hand in the form of a male and female this design are typical of the Empire period in caryatid. Sèvres Caryatid design is available as a C19th France. double basin vanity. The support posts have been raised above a wonderfully moulded base and expertly carved Orléans in a ‘Pickled Mahogany’ finish, complemented by a Venato marble counter top. Sèvres Caryatid vanity in a ‘Dark walnut’ Bottincino Classico marble counter top. hand polished finish, complemented by a1 1
Versailles The flowing curves of this lavish bahut style vanity have been expertly crafted using traditional techniques. This graceful piece is finished with a Renaissance motif and a Carrara or Venato marble top, hand crafted by Acajou’s resident artists and sculptors. Versailles is available as a double basin vanity. Albi, a stately Louis XVI bonnetiere in a ‘Green finish, with carved egg and dart decorative Fauteuil de Marquis upholstered in a linen Cartouche Mirror Albi Clay’ and ‘Chantilly’ rechampi hand painted motif on the crown moulding. Fauteuil de Marquis fabric, hand painted in ‘Antique Ivory’ and subtly distressed. Versailles in a tone on tone ‘Baked Earth’ and painted with a Renaissance polychrome motif, Shapely, with pierced crest and foliate scrolls, Stately Louis XVI bonnetiere in a ‘Green Clay’ with carved egg and dart decorative motif on the Upholstered in a linen fabric, hand painted in ‘Mushroom’ hand painted finish, finely enhanced complemented by a Venato marble counter top. gilded and hand carved from solid mahogany. and ‘Chantilly’ rechampi hand painted finish, crown moulding. ‘Antique Ivory’ and subtly distressed.1 1 by an ageing glaze, and beautifully hand
Dijon La Rochelle This exquisite design in the Louis XV style has The furniture is raised on cabriole legs and is Le Manoir cast iron console invokes a freedom elaborate shapely lines incorporated into the enhanced by a beautiful Bianco Carrara marble of movement in its design inspired by the Art two frieze panelled doors and central open top. Dijon is available as a single basin vanity. Deco movement. Ornamental and organic forms shelf. Carved scallop shells, reminiscent of the combine to make this a stunning style statement. La Rochelle is available as a free standing single Rocaille style, are exposed on the shaped apron. basin console. Etched Mirror Dijon in a subtly distressed ‘Chestnut Rose’ Gilded with etched frame and beading. with ‘Juniper’ rechampi hand painted finish, displaying a rattan basket. La Rochelle with ‘Kuro Black’ console frame counter top and Bianco Carrara marble basin. a colour of your choice from the RAL colour chart, to complemented by a Rosso Levanto marble Le Manoir cast iron consoles can be custom painted in personalise your bathroom.1 1
Impératrice The purity of line of the Impératrice, a contemporary yet classical Art Nouveau bath is but highly eloquent. Its symmetrical curves create a visual impact that epitomises the flowing style of this innovative French architectural movement. Marquise The seductive design of the Marquise has been uniquely sculpted by hand from a single piece of travertine. The design has been inspired by the original ‘Marie Antoinette’ bathtub with its grandiose luxury mirroring the queen’s status and privilege. The bathtub’s graceful acanthus design is reminiscent of the style of Louis XIV. The depth and proportion of this masterpiece is very striking: it stands proudly on a marble base and feet, conveying an unmistakable air of luxurious living. Aspire to the splendour of this unique bathing experience. “Hand Carved and Classically styled with a Contemporary twist.” “Suggesting taste, ease and achievement” Impératrice has been uniquely sculpted by hand from a single piece of Bianco marble. The Marquise design can be sculpted in marble.0 1
These hand finished classical cast iron designs are gracefully shaped and feature a deep, luxurious interior. The free standing roll top designs are elegantly finished with porcelain enamel, and are mounted on ball and claw solid brass feet, with a choice of a chrome or gold plated finish. Cabourg Chartres The slipper style designs have a period appeal with a contemporary twist. Bayonne Acajou artists will be delighted to assist you in creating a truly personalised bathroom. Our unique colour matching and hand painted design services will enable you to acquire a cast iron bath which truly suits the interior scheme of your bathroom. Displayed is a Le Manoir collection cast iron bath strikingly upholstered in an electric blue crocodile skin fabric, a design concept commissioned by a client. An exciting range of alternate fabrics may be available. Please contact your nearest retailer for further details. *Please note that all animal skin designs are faux fabrics. The traditional look of the single ended roll top cast iron bath, displayed in a ‘Bourgogne’ hand Demi-Lune Buffet Rococo Mirror painted finish. In the style of Louis XVI in a two tone crackled Gilded C19th style Rococo landscape mirror. ‘Antique Ivory’ and ‘Amber Gold’ hand painted finish.
1. 2. 3. 4. 1. Rococo Mirror Gilded C19th style Rococo landscape mirror. 2. Cartouche Mirror Shapely, with pierced crest and foliate scrolls, hand carved from solid mahogany and gilded. 3. Acanthus Mirror Gilded and hand carved from solid mahogany. Vichy Day Bed 4. Etched Mirror Paravent designed in the style of Louis XV. This Vichy features scrolled feet and arched folds Upholstered in a linen fabric, displayed in an late C18th early C19th style three part folding with foliate carved design. This is surmounted ‘Antique Ivory’ hand painted finish and subtly Gilded with etched frame and beading. screen is hand carved in solid mahogany, above red floral damask fabric covered panels. distressed. painted in an ‘Oyster Ivory’ finish and gilded.
Fauteuil Louis XV Fauteuil de Marquis Hand carved with cane back and upholstered in Furniture in Le Manoir collection may be upholstered Upholstered in a linen fabric, hand painted in a linen fabric; hand painted in ‘Antique Ivory’ and in a fabric of your choice, to complement your interior ‘Antique Ivory’ and subtly distressed. subtly distressed. bathroom scheme. Console Table Fauteuil Louis XVI Cheval Mirror Two drawer console featuring a shapely apron A classic rechampi finish in an ‘Antique Ivory’ Hand carved and upholstered in a linen fabric, In the style of Louis XVI, hand carved in solid and frieze decorated with pendant garlands, with ‘Rouen Blue’ carvings. hand painted in ‘Antique Ivory’ and subtly mahogany and hand painted in ‘Antique Ivory’ scrolled cabriole style legs and shelved area. distressed. with a subtle ageing glaze.
Furniture Finishing Counter Tops Acajou offers a unique and bespoke furniture Due to the unique beauty of natural stone, the A protective sealant is applied to each counter that only basins supplied by Acajou should finishing service. The colour schemes presented shade and appearance of the marble may vary. top during manufacturing, to provide greater be installed, as the counter tops have been in this brochure are a selection of finishes stain repellancy to the stone. Please refer to manufactured to fit the basins. available to embellish Le Manoir collection of All counter tops are supplied with one hole Acajou ‘General Maintenance Procedures’ found furniture. The colour scheme possibilities are plus two pre drilled holes for brassware of your in your buyer’s pack, for further information. For ease of reference, please find below a table exciting and endless: no boundaries lie between choice to be fitted. displaying details of the marble and granite you and your bathroom dream. Our skilled artists All counter tops are designed to be fitted with colours which are available for each of the vanity All marble and granite counter tops are polished. ceramic under mounted basins. We recommend designs. will be delighted to match the shade of paint which truly complements your interior scheme, Two tone ‘Lazurite Blue’ and ‘Gold’ rechampi with ageing glaze Parquetry design with marquetry inlay and to hand paint a design feature of your choice onto Acajou’s exclusive furniture. Acajou will be happy to work closely with your interior designer or architect to enable you BIANCO CARRARA to develop and create your own personalised (Italy) • • • • • • • • • • furniture finishing and colour process. Finishes for vanities, and complementary furniture. Distressed ‘Dew Blue’ with ageing glaze Two tone crackled ‘Boudoir Red’ and ‘Caviar’ BIANCO CARRARA VENATO • • • • • (Italy) ‘Light Walnut’ patina ‘Dark Walnut’ and gilding Rustic ‘Provincial Green’ BOTTICINO CLASSICO (Italy) • • • • • • Distressed ‘Verdigris’ ‘Crème’ and ‘Renaissance Gold’ rechampi Caryatid design EMPERADOR (Spain) • • • *A matching marble splash back is provided but not fitted for the Uzès and the Versailles design. ROSSO LEVANTO (Italy) • ‘Pickled Mahogany’ Tone on tone ‘Baked Earth’ and ‘Mushroom’ with ageing glaze ‘Green Clay’ and ‘Chantilly’ rechampi EMERALD PEARL (Norway) • Distressed ‘Antique Ivory’ ‘Chestnut Rose’ and ‘Juniper’ rechampi Two tone crackled ‘Antique Ivory’ and ‘Amber Gold’ BLUE PEARL (Norway) • ‘Antique Ivory’ and ‘Rouen Blue’ rechampi Decorative ‘Siena’ and ‘Onyx’ faux marble can achieve: the possibilities are endless. We Solid mahogany mirrors are available finishes as displayed above have been will be happy to develop your own individual in a polished or hand painted patina, or commissioned by some of our clients. They finish. SEVRES double LA ROCHELLE SEVRES single traditionally gilded. represent a very small selection of what we *VERSAILLES ORLEANS AMBOISE AVIGNON POITIERS CHINON The skilled craftsmanship of artisans enabled NIMES *UZES DIJON us to create objets d’art, which today’s mass produced manufacturing methods do not permit. For further information on any of the above please contact your nearest retailer. Installation: All Acajou products are designed to be fitted by a qualified and professional installer, and will require more than one person for their handling. Please refer to Acajou ‘General Installation Procedures’ found in your buyer’s pack for further information.
Product Specifications 211cm 68 cm 108 cm 64 cm No composite material has been used in any of Le Manoir collection designs. All wood products are hand made, hand carved and hand finished from solid mahogany. As each piece of furniture is unique there may be slight variations in appearance and dimensions. 91 cm 90 cm Solid Mahogany Vanities All vanity units feature 100% solid brass furniture accessories. Please note that Acajou do not supply the brassware displayed in this brochure. VERSAILLES NIMES Product Reference W (cm) D (cm) H (cm) Page No 73 cm Versailles VRL 211 68 91 16-17 146 cm (Single) 61 cm 85 cm 62 cm 186 cm (Double) Nimes NMS 108 64 91 6 Orleans ORL 87 63 89 14 92 cm Sèvres Volute SVV single 144 73 92 13 Model available as a single or double basin vanity 89 cm SVV double 184 73 92 Sèvres Caryatid SVC double 184 73 92 15 Model available as a double basin vanity Dijon DJN 142 65 91 18 Rattan baskets (KFB) can be purchased as separate items SEVRES ORLEANS Model available as a single or double basin vanity Poitiers PTR 113 61 91 10 The bottom drawers are soley usable Avignon AVG 149 66 228 8 142 cm 65 cm 113 cm 61 cm Avignon Base 149 66 91 8 Uzes UZS single 118 58 88 11 Model available as a single or double basin vanity. The UZS double 131 58 88 two drawers of the double basin vanity are non usable to 91cm 91 cm accommodate the basins. Rattan and banana leaf baskets (ref KAB single/ref KBB set) can be purchased as separate items Amboise AMB 115 61 88 9 DIJON Chinon CHN 115 59 88 7 The bottom drawers are soley usable POITIERS Please note: the bottom drawers are solely usable Complementary Furniture: Mirrors: Product Reference W (cm) D (cm) H (cm) Page No Product Reference H (cm) W (cm) Page No 140 cm (Single) 115 cm (Double) Vichy VCY 180 4 200 24 Acanthus Mirror ELA 117 69 6, 25 130 cm (Double) 109 cm (Single) 61cm Albi ALB 100 50 210 16 Cheval Mirror CHV 185 75 27 66 cm 54 cm Fauteuil Louis XV RLA 60 58 99 26 Caryatid Mirror CYD 185 142 4 228 cm 103 cm 88 cm Fauteuil Louis XVI LAC 65 60 92 27 Rococo Mirror LSG 132 100 23, 25 Fauteuil de Marquis FMQ 60 56 100 26 Cartouche Mirror TDC 84 51 16-17 25 , Day Bed LGS 162 63 88 24 Etched Mirror BE1 65 104 25 91 cm BE2 90 146 12, 18, 25 UZES Model available as a single or double basin vanity. Console Table ECT 118 44 78 26 The two drawers of the double basin vanity are non usable to accommodate the basins. Demi-Lune Buffet FRB 105 48 95 23 145 cm AVIGNON Cast Iron Consoles Marble Basins: 115 cm 59 cm Product Reference W (cm) D (cm) H (cm) Page No 115 cm 61 cm La Rochelle LRE 81 50 75 19 Marble basins MB2 42 42 16 19 Marble basins with rim can be purchased as separate items 88 cm Marble basins MB3 40 40 16 19 Marble basins without rim can be purchased as separate items 88 cm Marble Baths: Cast Iron Baths: CHINON AMBOISE Please note: the bottom drawer is solely usable Product Reference W (cm) D (cm) H (cm) Page No Product Reference W (cm) D (cm) H (cm) Page No Imperatrice IPR 180 77 67 20 Cabourg CBG 170 75 55 22 Acknowledgements: Marquise MRQ 185 82 70 21 Bayonne BYN 152 78 45 22 We would like to thank the following companies and people for their support: Chartres CRT 156 75 65 22 Brassware supplied by Perrin and Rowe Les Aunaies The marble baths have an approximate weight of 1000 kilos. There may The baths have an approximate weight of 150 kilos. Please ensure that displayed P8, 9, 12, 14, 22 www.geocities.com/normandydream Phoot Creative for photography and graphic design be a requirement for the floor to be reinforced to ensure that it is capable professional advice is sought to ensure that the strength of the floor is www.perrinandrowe.co.uk www.phoot.com of supporting this weight. Please ensure that professional advice is sought capable of supporting the weight of the bathtub. Les Vignes before purchase. Please note that Acajou do not supply the overflows and waste systems Brassware supplied by Samuel Heath www.lesvignes.net Ian Grimshaw, artistic consultant Designed for use with wall mounted or floor standing brassware fittings. displayed in this brochure. displayed P6, 7 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 , www.samuelheath.com Le Manoir de la Croix Blanche0 1