• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 192

    A NAPOLEON III GILT-METAL MOUNTED EBONISED BRASS, IVORY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TABLE CABINET

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A NAPOLEON III GILT-METAL MOUNTED EBONISED BRASS, IVORY AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID TABLE CABINET
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The scrolling foliate frieze centred by an ivory cartouche above panelled doors decorated with flower filled vases, insects and birds, enclosing a bird's eye maple lined interior with one shelf, with two frieze drawers below, one with printed paper label 'H.MAWER & STEPHENSON, ANTIQUE & MODERN FURNITURE EXCHANGE, FULHAM ROAD, SOUTH KENSINGTON', on paw feet
    21½ in. (54.5 cm.) high; 26½ in. (67.5 cm.) wide; 10½ in. (26.5 cm.) deep


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