Lot 51
  • 51

AN EXCEPTIONAL NAPOLÉON III GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED EBONY, LAPIS, JASPER AND MARBLE CABINET, BY LOUIS-AUGUSTE-ALFRED BEURDELEY, CIRCA 1867 |

Estimate
300,000 - 500,000 EUR
Sold
501,000 EUR
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Description

the circular pediment centered by Mercure's mask and the cornice above the architectural front; the upper part with Corinthian columns applied with interlaced laurel branches, opening with four doors lavishly applied with pietre dure medallions and gilt-bronze ornaments; the frieze opening with four drawers interspersed with red marble panels; the lower part opening with a central door applied with ribbon tied leaves and scrolls, and two side doors applied with the Three Graces holding a basin; the plinth applied with twisted laurel; stamped five times A. Beurdeley Paris
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