Ref#C-1466 | Description
Louis XV ormolu-mounted sans-traverse cut veneer and exotic woods marquetry inlaid bombé arbalest shaped Chest of Drawers,
The chest is raised on scalloped protruding cabriole legs adorned with finely chiseled C shaped pierced blossoming foliate ormolu turned sabots and ornamented at the top with large exquisite pierced acanthus C scrolled foliate ormolu chutes,
Centered by large two drawers 'sans traverse' (without crossbar), showcasing the high level of craftsmanship, masterfully inlaid with sans-traverse cut double veneer and scrolling floral marquetry inlaid and adorned with Rocaille C shaped pierced foliate handles, the lower large frieze scalloped shaped drawer is decorated at the center with finely crafted ormolu reserve,
The arbalest shaped sides are inlaid with the same inlaying works of veneer and marquetry with delicate ormolu band running along the contour of the lower edges of the chest; at the top rests a serpentine shaped double moulded marble top.
152 x 64 x 89 cm