A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire
A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire
A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire
A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire
A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire
A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire

JOSEPH CREMER (born 1839)

A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petite Armoire

c. 1860 France

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A Very Fine Ebonised and Gilt-Bronze Mounted ‘Boulle’ Petit Armoire by Joseph Cremer.

The Armoire is of rectilinear form with a shaped cornice beneath a brèche de Campan rubané marble top. The cabinet has a pair of doors to the front with finely inlaid Boulle strapwork cartouches of scrolling and fronded acanthus punctuated by neo-classical ewers and dragonflies. The cabinet is embellished with finely cast gilt-bronze mounts to the corners and an acanthus frieze above the doors. It is raised on four gilt-bronze toupie feet.

This exceptional cabinet is typical of the high quality of brass inlay work, that was carried out in the Louis XIV style by ébénistes such as Cremer and Befort Jeune in the 19th century. A similar cabinet to the present example also stamped by Cremer is illustrated by Ledoux-Lebard.

Dimensions
Height 153.00 cm (60.24 inches)
Width 82.00 cm (32.28 inches)
Depth 43.00 cm (16.93 inches)
Stock Code
B62320
Medium
gilt-bronze
Signed/Inscribed
Stamped twice on the back of the carcass 'Cremer Marqueteur'.
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