An important French mid-19th century Renaissance style carved oak, walnut, fruitwood and specimen marble dressoir
in the manner of Fourdinois or Sauvrezy
the central arched mirror set with heraldic shield, flanked to each side by a niche and surmounted by a breakfront top with lions' heads, supported by four fluted columns, above a central rising door and three frieze drawers with putti playing with dragons and dolphins, with a ram's head to each angle, above four female caryatids emblematic of the seasons, with a cupboard door to each side, centred by a medallion depicting the earth and the sea, on a stepped base and bracket feet, carved all-over with fruits, floral garlands and classical ornaments, mounted with Sablé Black and Brocatelle marble plaques, 230cm wide, 62.5cm deep, 285cm high (90.5" wide, 24.5" deep, 112" high).
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