A wonderful Napoleon III sideboard
In walnut wood with mahogany inlays, decorated with two angels, frames, friezes, decorations, coat of arms, studs, knob and handles in gilt bronze.
With two separate drawers, with a chiselled bronze profile and a magnificent marble top, about 3 cm thick, with double wave at the edges,
The thin drawer can be opened with two handles, and is equipped with a lock, key and decorated (in gilt bronze),
The second drawer at the bottom has a large bronze handle and it has an internal painting (diameter approx. 3.2 cm, with protective glass), as well as four others on the two side faces.
Both locks can be opened with the same key (with a tassel), as per photos.
This work of art is completed by an oil painting on wood, signed by F. Trani (bottom left), depicting a sweet damsel cooling off on the shores of the lake, like Aphrodite on the seashore.
With beautiful and warm colours, accentuated by age.
Height 102 cm
Width 41 cm
Length 90 cm
Painting 70x70 cm. Approx.
It is in marvellous condition, excellently preserved, without missing pieces. The marble is intact. The bronze has become covered with a dark patina over time and the painted wood already had a few sign, visible from up close,
please notice that the white signs are the seagulls flying in the sky.
The lot as been carefully packed as follows:
1) breathable fabric wrapping.
2) cardboard lining (1cm) with corner covers.
3) placed on pallet base with protective cage, made of wood and pressed plywood (fixed with screws).
- Meuble d'appui
- Napoleon III
- Geschatte periode
- Tweede helft 19e eeuw
- Land van herkomst
- Goede staat - gebruikt met kleine tekenen van ouderdom en vlekjes
- 102×41×90 cm