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 Louis XV jewel cabinet signed BVRB
Fine and rare Louis XV jewel cabinet signed BVRB.  The slightly domed top lifts to reveal a mirror above a well. The abattant is veneered with a marquetry urn on a tulipwood ground, opening to a nest of drawers. The lower portion has a drawer. Ormoulu escutcheons, chutes and carrying handles. The piece will be published in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the works of BVRB by M. Yannick Bapt.

Illustrated: G. Janneau: Les Petits meubles Plate X; Nº3
                  M. Fouquier: Les Belles Adventures d’un Marteau d’Ivoire. Page 87, Plate F

Ex Collection: Mme de Polès. Paris; June 22, 1927. Lot 259

Height (ins.): 39.5 (100 cm)      Length/Width (ins.): 12 (30.5 cm)      Depth (ins.): 15 (38 cm)
Origin: France     Period: Louis XV



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