Fine and rare Louis XV jewel cabinet signed BVRB. The slightly domed top lifts to reveal a mirror above a well. The abattant is veneered with a marquetry urn on a tulipwood ground, opening to a nest of drawers. The lower portion has a drawer. Ormoulu escutcheons, chutes and carrying handles. The piece will be published in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of BVRB by M. Yannick Bapt.
Illustrated: G. Janneau: Les Petits meubles Plate X; Nº3 M. Fouquier: Les Belles Adventures d’un Marteau d’Ivoire. Page 87, Plate F
Ex Collection: Mme de Polès. Paris; June 22, 1927. Lot 259 Patiño