A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS
A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS
A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS
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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS
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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS

BY MATHIEU BEFORT, DIT BEFORT JEUNE, RETAILED BY MAISON ALPHONSE GIROUX, PARIS, CIRCA 1870

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A PAIR OF NAPOLEON III ORMOLU-MOUNTED CUT-BRASS-INLAID TORTOISESHELL 'BOULLE' MARQUETRY AND EBONY PEDESTAL CABINETS
BY MATHIEU BEFORT, DIT BEFORT JEUNE, RETAILED BY MAISON ALPHONSE GIROUX, PARIS, CIRCA 1870
Each with later marble top above door opening to one shelf, the carcass stamped 'BEFORT JEUNE', the reverse stencilled 'MAISON ALPH. GIROUX / PARIS / ....', the mounts regilt
41 ¼ in. (105 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm.) wide; 17 in. (43 cm.) deep
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Specified lots (sold and unsold) marked with a filled square not collected from Christie’s by 5.00 pm on the day of the sale will, at our option, be removed to Cadogan Tate. Christie’s will inform you if the lot has been sent offsite. Our removal and storage of the lot is subject to the terms and conditions of storage which can be found at Christies.com/storage. Please call Christie’s Client Service 24 hours in advance to book a collection time at Cadogan Tate Ltd. All collections will be by pre-booked appointment only. Tel: +44 (0)20 7839 9060 Email: cscollectionsuk@christies.com. If the lot remains at Christie’s it will be available for collection on any working day 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. Lots are not available for collection at weekends.

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