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French Louis XV Transitional Style ormolu-mounted hand painted Meuble D’appui

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A high quality French Louis XV Transitional style ormolu-mounted hand painted and veneer inlaid Meuble D’appui

The eared serpentine curved moulded marble top rests on an identical shape frieze with large central drawer ormolu bordered and hand painted with outdoor scene, flanked by two rounded blocks ormolu mounted with draped berried laurel swaging garland, the faux drawers on each sides are similarly finished and below is fitted a twisted ormolu trim,

At the center are two doors, finely hand painted by our artists with landscape scenes framed within a finely etched ormolu band with rosettes at each corner. To each side is a hand blown serpentine curved shaped glass doors cornered with rosettes as well. Separating the doors are two circular columns ornamented with a very fine hand chiseled detailed ormolu mounts chutes, below is an Egg-and-Dart design ormolu band,

The elegant piece is raised on a scalloped apron centered with a fine pierced foliate ormolu mount and four short robust legs adorned with pierced foliate sabots.


164 x 52 x 111 cm

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