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Unique Italian Louis XV Galbée ormolu-mounted veneer & floral marquetry inlaid Chest of Drawers

Ref#C-1405 | Description

A unique Italian Louis XV style Galbée shaped patinated ormolu-mounted veneer and floral marquetry inlaid Chest of Drawers,

The eared curved and moulded fine marble top above a confronting frieze of two medium sized drawers bordered with ormolu bands, ormolu foliate handles and inlaid with veneer and Rinceau style scrolling floral marquetry patterns, separated by a large and finely chiseled scrolling ormolu acanthus leaves,

Below is a larger drawer with ormolu foliate scrolling handles, ormolu bordered and inlaid with high quality exoticwood Rinceau style floral detailed marquetry pattern above a scallop shaped frieze adorned with central large ormolu mount of Imbricated Bay Leaves,

The curved sides are ornamented with striking finely chiseled large ormolu chutes elongated with ormolu strip to the foliate ormolu sabots. The contour of the chest is ormolu bordered and same marquetry designs are applied on the sides.


131 x 45 x 87 cm

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