A Fine Louis XV Style Gilt-bronze Mounted Japanned Side Cabinet, With A Breche D’Alep Marble Top, By Henri Nelson, Paris.
French, Circa 1900.
Stamped to the carcass ‘H. Nelson’.
This elegant side cabinet is of shallow break front form, with a moulded breche d’Alep marble top above a cavetto moulded frieze with gilt-bronze acanthus clasps and four cupboard doors, each inset with Japanned lacquer panels depicting palace scenes and figures within a stylised landscape; the cabinet is raised on six short acanthus wrapped feet.