18th Century French Louis XV/XVI Transitional Kingwood and Amaranth Vitrine or Library

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Object Description

An excellent18th century ormolu-mounted amaranth and kingwood vitrine, with a rectangular mottled white marble top with canted corners and a pierced metal gallery, above a frieze drawer veneered in imitation grooving, with a glazed upper section and paneled lower section, opening to reveal three shelves. The lower section and the sides displaying a marquetry of highest craftsmanship, each with a central compass rose extending to cube parquetry and geometric strap work. The whole above a shaped apron with a gilt bronze mount, on cabriole legs with gilt bronze sabots of hoof feet.
A beautifully executed vitrine may serve as a display cabinet or library, a piece with a distinct marquetry design and original trefoil shaped key and cylinder a highlight in our collection.

Object Condition

Very good, wear consistent with age and use – detailed condition report on request

Object Details

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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Sunday
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Dealer Contact

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Dealer Location

Jakob F. Mueller Antiquitaeten
Fasanenstrasse 28
Berlin
10719
Germany