23 February 2006
A Louis XV style ormolu-mounted kingwood and parquetry side-cabinet
By Henry Dasson, Paris, Dated 1884
The serpentine brèche d'Alep marble top above a bombé shaped door with scrolling acanthus surround, the interior with three adjustable shelves, above a lower drawer centred by a scrolling foliate mount, the bombé sides with similar surround, each angle headed by a scrolling acanthus clasp, on scroll feet with acanthus-cast sabots; the ormolu signed and dated henry Dasson/1884, the carcass stamped to the back HENRY DASSON/1884
47½ in. (120.5 cm.) high; 27½ in. (70 cm.) wide; 15½ in. (39.5 cm.) deep
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