FRENCH NAPOLEON III MARQUETRY AND BRONZE CORNER CABINETS PAIR 80 29.5 15.5


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2055
$8,000 - $12,000
Furniture Piece, Example Console

Details:

FRENCH NAPOLEON III MARQUETRY AND BRONZE CORNER CABINETS, PAIR, H 80" W 29.5", D 15.5"

The lower sections have a single glass door which opens to reveal two shelves and each with an onyx top. The upper section features a marquetry back with two shelves each with an onyx top.


Condition:
The condition of the first cabinet, in the photo, is as follows; One upper wood shelf has a thin 1 1/2" long and a thin 1" long chip to the veneer at the edge. The onyx has some old filler repairs to the front edge. The repairs are nicely done. The base apron has multiple areas of veneer loss. There is a repair at the back side of the central shelf. This repair is at the lower right edge, but can only be seen if you are looking behind the cabinet. It can not be seen from the front. The condition of the second cabinet, in the photo, is as follows; The upper wood shelves have slight fading. One shelf has a 1 1/2" long thin chip to the veneer at the front edge. The onyx has an old 1/4" gouge at the front edge. The back board, that rest on the onyx, is separating at the center where both sides meet. The wood below the onyx shelf and above the door, has three deep scratches. Two of these scratches are approx. 10" long and one is approx. 2 1/2" long. At the left side of the door there is an approx. 8" long scratch. The base apron has multiple areas of veneer loss along the bottom edge. At the back of the cabinet, there are repairs to the back base, old glue residue is obvious in this area. These repairs can not be seen when you are looking at the front of the cabinet. The circa is 19th. century.
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