Louis XVI style satinwood vitrine with Neoclassical ormolu mounts
French, 19th Century
Dimensions: Height 180cm, width 177cm, depth 45cm
This elegant vitrine is designed in a Neoclassical Louis XVI architectural style, and is crafted from satinwood, gilt bronze mounts and glass display windows. The vitrine is supported by four fluted legs, which form four square columns decorated with ormolu rosettes, flowers and foliate detailing. Three glass windows form the front of the cabinet: a central bay and two curved lockable doors either side. The interior of the vitrine is sectioned into three shelves and is lined with sage green velvet.