A Vernis Martin Cabinet in the Louis XVI Manner

H: 71.5 in / 181 cm  |  W: 26 in / 66 cm  |  D: 17.5 in / 44 cm


Constructed in mahogany, with extensive ormolu mounts; the square rectangular tapering legs, dressed with brass mounts frame the three quarter ormolu galleried lower tier, and a panelled back support the upper cabinet; an oak lined drawer to the lower part, with, over, a door painted in the Vernis Martin manner within a shaped shield form cartouche, with attendant foliates, formed by a fine ormolu frame, enclosed within ormolu mounted Corinthian columns; an ormolu three quarter balustraded gallery to the surmount.
French, Circa 1890

REF No. 8796

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