A Very Fine French Bibliothèque in the Empire Taste

A Very Fine French Bibliothèque in the Empire Taste

A Very Fine French Bibliothèque in the Empire Taste

Date & Origin c. 1890, France
Dimensions
H
274 cm (107 inc)
W
183 cm (72 inc)
D
70 cm (27 inc)
Description
A Very Fine Bibliothèque in the Empire Taste

Constructed in splendid book matched Cuban mahogany veneers, and extensively dressed with ormolu mounts made to designs drawn from the works of Percier and Fontaine; rising from a shaped plinth base, the two lower lockable panelled doors housing a shelved interior woith cupboards, with large ormolu mounts of Nike, Goddess of Victory, encircled with cornucopias, enclosing a shelved interior; the platform over having an ormolu engraved guard band; over two glazed doors enclose the shelved interior; the ogee shaped cornice has an ormolu female mask to the centre.
Medium
Mahogany, Ormolu
Condition
Excellent
Stock Code 8837
P.O.A
Dimensions
H
274 cm (107 inc)
W
183 cm (72 inc)
D
70 cm (27 inc)
Description
A Very Fine Bibliothèque in the Empire Taste

Constructed in splendid book matched Cuban mahogany veneers, and extensively dressed with ormolu mounts made to designs drawn from the works of Percier and Fontaine; rising from a shaped plinth base, the two lower lockable panelled doors housing a shelved interior woith cupboards, with large ormolu mounts of Nike, Goddess of Victory, encircled with cornucopias, enclosing a shelved interior; the platform over having an ormolu engraved guard band; over two glazed doors enclose the shelved interior; the ogee shaped cornice has an ormolu female mask to the centre.
Stock Code 8837

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