Pair of Boulle marquetry low cabinets. Louis XIV Style, Napoleon III Period

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Pair of rectangular-shaped low cabinets in Boulle marquetry with arabesque motifs of brass over tortoise-shell. Fitted with one leaf revealing two shelves in Brazilian wood and ebonized wood veneer. Rich ornamentation of chiseled and gilt bronze: Triton and dolphin angle appliques, acanthus leaf frieze, shells, interlaced motifs, Hercules heads with Nemean lion skins, feminine masks. Statuary grey-veined white marble tops. At the back an inventory label "eigentum des Graf Moritz Esterhazy I. Kärntnerstr. 41"

Louis XIV Style, Napoleon III Period

Condition report : Marble tops from later period

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Provenance : Esterházy Palace, Vienna, Kärntner Strasse.

  • Item(s) quantity:  2
  • Height in cm : 111 cm
  • Width in cm : 74 cm
  • Depth in cm : 39 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014120493