1500 Market Center Blvd. Dallas, TX 75207 United States 972.685.0808
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$ 18,600

Large 19 Century French Rococo or Neoclassical Revival Style Vitrine

Origin United States
Period 19th Century
Materials Exotic Woods & Ormolu
W. 76 in; H. 88 in; D. 27 in;
W. 193.04 cm; H. 223.52 cm; D. 68.58 cm;
Condition Good. Very good original condition. Has been re-gilted and some very minor professional repairs..
Creation Date 1860-70
Description A real statement piece!

Made of a fabulous variety of veneers, including kingwood, satinwood, tulipwood, harewood and walnut with quality classical ormolu mounts.

It has ebonized pillars in the Empire style, with walnut and exotic hardwood friezes in the Rococo style.

Double glass doors to middle section and single glass doors on either side.

The glass on the doors are framed in ormolu banding.

Floral Marquetry panels on front and parquetry on the sides.

The front central section is a pullout / pull-out drawers with gorgeous walnut frieze panel and original carved walnut knobs.

Scrolling pelmet on the top in 3 sections banded in ormolu beading.

Scrolling base with cabriolet feet and ormolu mounts on base.

Various ormolu mounts, floral mounts, mounts of Baachus and mounts of neoclassical female figures.

In 3 sections. with 2 side cabinets and large central section with 3 section pelmet, stunning piece!!!

The quality ormolu mounts are marked with the letter “R” and what appears to be “FR 678”.

We were originally of the belief that this piece might have been made at the very end of the 19th century, but having regard to the quality of workmanship throughout this piece we are of the opinion that it was most likely made in the third quarter of the 19th century, circa 1870 and by an obviously top quality Parisienne maker with a surname beginning with “R”.

It is definitely in the style of David Roentgen who was known for his Rococo/neoclassical styles.

Seriously impressive and imposing piece of furniture!!!

Glass shelving in the interior. These are plate glass shelves with 3 in the central section and 3 each in the side cabinets. Using the floor of the display areas makes 4 shelving areas in each section. It has been wired for internal lighting with a touch button with 3 light settings.

Provenance: Bought at Auction in Ireland.

Made circa 1860-1870.
Styles / Movements Rococo, Traditional
Incollect Reference Number 410841
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