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    Sale 12029

    The Opulent Eye - 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics & Carpets

    7 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 157

    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND COROMANDEL LACQUER-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE AND PARQUETRY ARMOIRE

    CIRCA 1860

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    A NAPOLEON III ORMOLU AND COROMANDEL LACQUER-MOUNTED KINGWOOD, BOIS SATINE AND PARQUETRY ARMOIRE
    CIRCA 1860
    The moulded top centred by a mask amidst pierced foliage above an egg-and-dart frieze, over two cabinet doors centred by a shell with panels depicting figures in pavilions, opening to three adjustable shelves, the sides with landscape scenes, over two drawers, on a shaped foot, the reverse with an old torn inventory label 'Tes / à /... (?)'
    64 ¼ in. (163 cm.) high; 55 in. (140 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY