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French Louis XV style bombé shaped ormolu-mounted marquetry Drawers Chest
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Ref#C-1036 | Description

A monumental French Louis XV style bombé shaped ormolu-mounted veneer and marquetry inlaid Drawers Chest,

The moulded eared marble top above large pair of bombee shaped frieze drawers masterfully executed hand inlaid in foliate marquetry patterns and sophisticatedly adorned with captivating ormolu contour of branches, scrollworks and acanthus leaves, with pair of large foliate handles on each drawer; the lower drawer has a concave shaped bottom; the marquetry design and ormolu works are repeated to the bombé sides,

The veneered hipped robust legs are ornamented on each corner with strapping richly chased detailed foliate and blossoming ormolu garlands espagnolettes extending with fluted leafy trims terminate with leafy turned sabots. The contour of the lower drawers and the legs is adorned with Reel-and-Dart ormolu strap-works.

Ref#C-1036

185 x 67 x 90 cm

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