Rare architecturally shaped cabinet in wood veneered with ebony, ivory, pewter, native woods, maple, sycamore, boxwood and yew.
He discovers two rows of four drawers around an architectural portico consisting of a drawer surmounted by a leaf accosted by Corinthian pilasters with chiseled and gilded bronze capitals.
Each drawer is harmoniously richly inlaid with sprays of flowers, different on each, and foliage around winged allegories in engraved pewter; the gilt bronze keyholes are surrounded by an ivory festoon.
The center is inlaid with lush compositions of flowers, foliage, draperies, fantastic animals, various woods, ivory and pewter.
The leaf on its reverse is adorned with a Greek-style portico in light wood bearing on its pediment a series of French lilies, the interior of ebony foliage on a pewter ground; He discovers a high drawer and the "theater" architecture with mirrors and checkerboard floors, shell ceiling, to suggest the illusion of space; the background adorned with a fountain between columns,
slide revealing two small secret drawers.
The sides in frames of geometric nets are inlaid with
learned bouquets of flowers.
Rear base in blackened wood with nets.
This cabinet has all the characteristics of the work of Pierre Gole and can be attributed to him. Good condition, circa 1770.
Pierre Gole 1620 - 1685
Dimensions of the cabinet alone in inches :
wide 36,5 , hight 25,6 depth 15,3/4 and in the cornice 16,5
Price : on request
95 000 €