A massive French late 19th century Louis XV style ormolu mounted kingwood, satin? and marquetry meuble ? hauteur d
By Forest, Paris circa 1890
The br'che d'Alep marble top above a pair of glazed doors flanked to each side by a further door, the interiors fitted with shelves, with a scrolling acanthus leaf to each corner, on cabriole feet and foliate cast sabots, the top of one door with a bronze plaque signed Forest/ Paris/ 31 r.Cambac'r's,
(111' wide, 19' deep, 59' high).
Maison Forest was established at 14 rue Pierre-Picard in 1883 and at 31 rue Cambaceres, Paris. The firm is well known for the high quality of its gilt-bronze mounts and furniture. Literature: Denise Ledoux-Lebard, Dictionnaire des Eb'nistes et Menuisiers du 19e si'cle, Les 'ditions de l'Amateur, 1989.
Price : On application