London, South Kensington
9 June 2004
A NAPOLEON III MARQUETRY ORMOLU MOUNTED MARBLE TOP SIDE CABINET
BY MAISON PRETOT, PARIS
With a moulded white marble top and marquetry frieze drawer and panel doors, stamped 'MAISON PRETOT, PARIS'
43in. (109cm.) high, 54in. (137cm.) wide, 20in. (51cm.) deep
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Hippolyte-Edme Pretot (1812-1855) was a 19th century French ebeniste recorded in Le Mobilier Français du XIX Siecle by Denise Ledoux-Lebard, p.531.
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