1 November 2001
A French ormolu-mounted kingwood, satinwood and lacquer side cabinet
By Alfred Beurdeley, Paris, Circa 1890
Surmounted by a rectangular Brèche Violette marble top, above a spreading pediment, the front centred by a shaped cupboard door , headed by a female mask issuing flower garlands and foliate scrolls, above a framed panel depicting pagodas and mountains, a fisher boat in the foreground, the interior fitted with two adjustable shelves, the apron centred by a foliate cartouche, the front on two spirally fluted and two paw and acanthus feet, the back inscribed A. BEURDELEY A PARIS
61¼ in. (155.5 cm.) high; 63 in. (160 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
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For a note on Beurdeley, please see lot 245.
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