Fantastical gilded creatures trying to escape from the furniture they are holding up. One with no gilding. François Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770-1841). From 1796 to 1825, he oversaw one of the most successful furniture workshops in the city of Paris.

Throne of Napoleon to be used at the Senate.
Throne of Napoleon to be used at the Senate with elbow-rests that depict a pair of winged sphinxes. 1804. Shown in an exhibition at the Chateau of Versailles but is kept in the Senate conference room. Jacob-Desmalter, maker. In the public domain in the United States because the maker has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tr%C3%B4ne_de_Napol%C3%A9on_1er_pour_le_S%C3%A9nat_-_Exposition_Versailles.jpg
Gueridon.
Gueridon. with a marble top supported by three gilt-bronze female caryatids. Stretcher centered by an urn flanked by gilt-bronze sphinxes. ca. 1880. Gilt-bronze and mahogany with a Verde Antico marble top. French. in the manner of Jacob-Desmalter with the design having been derived from a “console double-face” made by Jacob-Desmalter for Caroline Murat, Napoleon’s youngest sister. Image © Adrian Alan Fine Art and Antiques. Fair use license. via https://www.adrianalan.com/object-detail/822039/0/a-fine-empire-style-gilt-bronze-and
One of a set of four armchairs.
One of a set of four armchairs. ca. 1808. Egyptian Revival in style. Mottled maple, boxwood and amaranth with upholstery. Jacob-Desmalter, maker. Signature: Stamped : JACOB. Image © Galerie Perrin. Fair use license. via http://galerieperrin.com/product/set-of-four-armchairs-by-jacob-desmalter-1770-1841/

Egyptian themed pottery with a vividly colored Art Deco spin. Carlton Ware Pottery. Based in Stokes-on-Trent, England. Sold a few times and still there but not making anything like this anymore.

"Tutenkamun" covered vase. ca. 1920.
“Tutenkhamun” covered vase. ca. 1920. Enameled and gilt with Egyptian motifs. Printed marks in black and gilt. Image © 1stdibs, Inc. 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/vases-vessels/urns/carlton-ware-tutenkamun-covered-vase-circa-1920/id-f_9268213/
Dressing table tray. ca. 1920.
Dressing table tray. “Egyptian Fan” design. ca. 1920. Colored enamels and gilt on a mottled red ground. Pattern number 3695. Image ©2019 LoveAntiques.com. Fair use license. via https://www.loveantiques.com/miscellaneous/trays/carltonware-dressing-table-tray-c1920-128780
Bowl in the "Egyptian Fan" design number 3659. 1932.
Bowl in the “Egyptian Fan” design number 3659. Decorative flowers arranged in a fan shape on a mottled rouge background and gilt. 1932. Image Desired Antiques & Collectables 2019©. Fair use license. via http://www.desiredantiques.co.uk/product.php/3659_egyptian_fan_bowl/?k=:::6834466
Egyptian pattern bowl. ca. 1920's.
Egyptian pattern bowl. ca. 1920’s. Blue background with gilt decoration applied with transfer prints and on-glaze enamels. Image © McTears Auctioneers. Fair use license. via https://mctears.co.uk/auction/lot/1227-A-CARLTON-WARE-EGYPTIAN-PATTERN-BOWL/?lot=142829&so=0&st=&sto=0&au=777&ef=&et=&ic=False&sd=2&pp=25&pn=1&g=-1#

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Five images, not just one. Some 19th century, several from the 1920’s and one new. Began as just 19th century but now covering trending since. Egyptian Revival having I think the most.

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Brooch. ca. 1900. Egyptian Revival in style.
Brooch. ca. 1900. Egyptian Revival in style. American. Gold, with a design composed of a kneeling figure clad in Egyptian headdress, arm bands, and loincloth playing a falcon-headed harp set with an oval amethyst carved as a scarab. The figure and harp rest on a plinth supported by two coiled snakes. Green, blue, and red enamel accent the harp, figure, and snakes, with a demantoid garnet for the falcon’s eye. Theodore B. Starr, designer. Collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. In the public domain. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/21686

Ormolu sphinxes, some Egyptian Revival and others not, any of which would lend your front hall an imposing air. Probably all French.

Sphinx table lamp. 19th c.
Sphinx table lamp (detail). 19th c. Brass reeded column with the sphinx in a seated position upon a circular plinth. Wired for electricity at a later date. Image © Antiques Atlas, 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/egyptian_revival_ormolu_sphinx_table_lampshade/as237a864
Center table having three winged caryatids and a pietra dura marble top. Undated.
Center table having three winged caryatids and a pietra dura marble top. Undated. Bronze mounting. Image © iCollector.com Online Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.icollector.com/Egyptian-Revival-Center-Table_i24462303
Mantel clock garniture set. Vintage.
Mantel clock garniture set, the clock surmounted with a winged Sphinx raised by two female figures in ancient Egyptian kilts (with two more as part of the garniture) flanked by columns standing on plinths raised on fluted brass toupie feet Vintage. French. Yellow Siena marble and brass. Maker not known. Image ©2019 C. Mariani Antiques, Restoration & Custom, San Francisco. Fair use license. via http://cmarianiantiques.com/item-3970/
Andirons or statues in the form of sphinxes.
Stunning pair of French Empire andirons or statues in the form of sphinxes. Early 19th c. Maker not known. Image © 2019 – Canonbury Antiques – Redwell Wood Farm, Herfordshine. Fair use license. via https://canonburyantiques.com/p/pair-empire-sphinx-ormolu-andirons-figurines-statues-1310667794/
Pair of chenets (firedogs). French Empire. Early 18th c.
Pair of chenets (firedogs), each in the form of a recumbent female-headed sphinx, raised on shaped bases decorated with masks and scrolls and terminating in claw feet. French Empire. Early 18th c. Gilded later. Image © Toovey’s 2017-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/330754/a-pair-of-french-empire-cast-ormolu-chenets/

Plates of Ancient Egyptian décor from when Egyptian Revival was the chicest style. This time from “Farbige Dekorationen.” Written by Helmuth Theodor Bossert, it was published in Berlin in 1928.

"Egyptian" Plate 2. Tell al-Amarna.
“Egyptian” Plate 2. Tell al-Amarna. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n42
"Egyptian" Plate 3. Page 45.
“Egyptian” Plate 3. Karnak, Luxor, and Zawiyet el-Metin. Page 45. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n44
"Egyptian." Plate 5. Page 47.
“Egyptian.” Plate 5. Thebes, 18th dynasty. Page 47. Collection of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n47