A French mahogany and ormolu mounted display cabinet in the 'Japonisme style' attributed to Gabriel Viardot, Fourth quarter 19th century

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A French mahogany and ormolu mounted display cabinet in the 'Japonisme style' attributed to Gabriel Viardot,
Fourth quarter 19th century

Sold for £ 6,250 (US$ 8,332) inc. premium
A French mahogany and ormolu mounted display cabinet in the 'Japonisme style' attributed to Gabriel Viardot,
Fourth quarter 19th century
The pagoda-shaped top applied with an emerging dragon above and velvet-lined cupboard and open shelf supported by a crane and minogame turtle, (broken at cranes legs), the base fitted with two frieze drawers and a lacquered cupboard door inlaid with a vase issuing flowering branches in bone and ivory, and open shelving, raised on moulded bracket feet with central pierced ormolu panel, 86cm wide x 45cm deep x 159cm high, (33.5in wide x 17.5in deep x 62.5in high)

Footnotes

  • Gabriel Viardot opened his own studio in Paris in 1860. His distinctive style was a free and personal interpretation of Chinese and Japanese furniture. In the course of the following four decades the firm won numerous awards including gold medals at The Paris Exposition of 1889 and The Universal Exhibition of 1900.
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A French mahogany and ormolu mounted display cabinet in the 'Japonisme style' attributed to Gabriel Viardot, Fourth quarter 19th century
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