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An Important Buffet-Cabinet By Maison Guéret, exhibited in the 1873 Vienna Universelle Exposition

H: 56 in / 142 cm  |  W: 77 in / 195 cm  |  D: 26 in / 66 cm

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An Important Buffet-Cabinet By Maison Guéret, exhibited in the 1873 Vienna Universelle Exposition, and noted as receiving the highest award, the ‘Diploma of Honour’ 

Constructed in kingwood and goncalo alves, trellis crossbanded, and sumptuously adorned with mercury gilt bronze mounts of the very finest quality, in the forms of female herms, lambrequins, foliates, swags and drapes; rising from toupie feet, of gentle breakfront form, having a blind centre door, dressed with an elliptical bronze plaque depicting Vulcan, Mercury, Minerva and a putto in an Arcadian landscape, and flanked by two vitrine bevelled glass doors, all lockable, and enclosing shelved interiors; two drawers set in the frieze, and surmounted by a fine example of Campagne Rubané marble. Stamped to the back and the locks by the maker. French, Circa 1873

REF No. 8563

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