Cashmere Box Boulle marquetry
signed Vervelle in Paris
Napoleon III period
Pretty marquetry work,
mahogany interior with brass threads
2 deep drawers
monogram with Dukes crown
Cashmere is an animal fiber, derived from the long, silky undercoat of cashmere goats. The production and the manufacture are limited to the only geographical area of origin of the goats, that is to say a territory which extends from the north of Kashmir ... In the XIXth century, it is a fabric of price, luxurious fabrics adorned with threads gold offered at weddings and other festive ceremonies.
his key works,
Dimensions : height: 26 cm width: 62 cm depth: 42 cm
Born in 1800 in PARIS and died in 1856. One of the good cabinetmakers of this time. The Vervelle house was founded by his father, Jean-François, in 1804. His specialty was small furniture and the most diverse boxes and cases, tapestries (his first trade was upholsterer). His first business was at 1, rue Neuve Montmorency, then at 11 and 14 rue Feydeau in 1825. In 1840, it had nearly a hundred workers. He then made fancy furniture, wedding baskets, liquor cabinets, kits and travel kits. In 1830, he published the bulletin of the magazine of novelties, containing the nomenclature of all the small objects which he manufactured. The VERVELLE house was then firmly established, it knew how to manufacture high quality objects at reasonable prices. In his hands, ebony, tortoiseshell, rosewood, rosewood, bend to the most capricious and original shapes. Copper, ivory, mother-of-pearl, are encrusted in designs of the happiest effect. He participated in the exhibitions of 1827, 1844 and 1855, where he won honorary prizes. A quality signature, especially after 1835
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