A fine ormolu-mounted amaranth and kingwood vitrine, with a rectangular mottled white marble top with canted corners and a pierced metal gallery, above a frieze drawer veneered in imitation grooving, with a glazed upper section and panelled lower section, opening to reveal three shelves. The lower section and the sides displaying a marquetry of highest craftsmanship, each with a central compass rose extending to cube parquetry and geometric strap work. The whole above a shaped apron with a gilt bronze mount, on cabriole legs with gilt bronze sabots of hoof feet.
A beautifully executed vitrine may serve as a display cabinet or library, a piece with a distinct marquetry design and original trefoil shaped key and cylinder a highlight in our collection.
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||gilt bronze, amaranth, kingwood, marquetry
||Excellent. Wear consistent with age and use.
||5 ft. 0.6 in. (154 cm)
|| 40.16 in. (102 cm)
|| 14.96 in. (38 cm)
Price Upon Request
– Reserviert / On Hold –