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| 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
|Height (ins.): 39.5 (100 cm) Length/Width (ins.): 12 (30.5 cm) Depth (ins.): 15 (38 cm)|
|Origin: France Period: Louis XV|