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A pair of Napoleon III ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonised and Boulle side cabinets

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A pair of Napoleon III ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonised and Boulle side cabinets

AFTER THE MODEL BY ANDRÉ-CHARLES BOULLE, ATTRIBUTED TO BEFORT, PARIS, CIRCA 1860

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A pair of Napoleon III ormolu-mounted ebony, ebonised and Boulle side cabinets After the model by André-Charles Boulle, Attributed to Befort, Paris, Circa 1860 Each surmounted by a breakfront grand mix Campan marble top, above two cupboard doors, centred by figures of Aspasia and the Philosopher, headed to the centre by a female mask, the interior fitted with two adjustable shelves, the sides each centred by a pierced foliate cartouche, above a shaped rectangular plinth centred to the front by a scroll cartouche, on four spirally fluted toupie feet 54¼ in. (138 cm.) high; 50 in. (127 cm.) wide; 19 in. (48.5 cm.) deep (2)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis

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These cabinets are copies of the celebrated models made by André-Charles Boulle, ébéniste, ciseleur, doreur et sculpteur du Roi from 1672 to 1732.

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