STUNNING NAPOLEON III BOULLE CABINET BY BEFORT

Description

DESCRIPTION:  This very rare cabinet, with stunning inlaid marquetry, was created by master cabinetmaker, Mathieu Befort, during the 19thCentury in France. A beautiful bronze effigy of Ceres adorns the front door, with important ornamentation of gilded bronzes, patterns on the flanks, multiple ingot molds, and high and low falls.  Spandrels, typical of Belfort’s design style, embellish the angles at the top.  The top is in black Aleppo marble, the exterior has an ebonized finish, and there are two shelves inside the mahogany interior.

This prestigious cabinet carries the mark of the Befort House (BJ, Befort Jeune), the family of referenced master cabinetmakers during the 1800’s in France.

DIMENSIONS:  H 107cm  W  80cm  D  40cm

DATE:  19thCentury

CONDITION:  completely restored in our workshop in France by our team of certified Napoleon III restoration team

PRICE:  Upon request plus shipping and taxes

AVAILABILITY:  Shipping time from France upon request

SKU:  Nap-1806

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