RARE SPECTACULAR NAPOLEON III BOULLE SHOWCASE BY PRETOT

Description

DESCRIPTION:  This is a very rare showcase that just arrived in our warehouse.  Manufactured by one of the premier houses for Napoleon III furniture, this piece is stamped with the creators name, Hyppolite Edmee`Pretot.  This magnificent piece has beautiful marquetry, pewter, copper and brass, with a matching inlay, so typical of this manufacturer.  It has very rich ornamentation of gilded bronzes with a large ingot mold of acanthus leaves on top, multiple ingot molds, spandrels, masks of Minerva, and ornamental bronzes on the apron.  The size of this showcase is quite important compared to traditional showcases.  The interior is in beautiful mahogany, with a shelf adorned with a bronze mold on the edge. Black Aleppo marble top finished off this amazing piece.  A true collector’s piece!

DIMENSIONS:  H  120cm  W  97cm  D  44cm

DATE:  19thCentury

PRICE:  Upon request plus shipping and taxes

AVAILABILITY: Shipping time from France

SKU:  Nap-1825

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