A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases
A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases

Attributed to AUGUSTE-HIPPOLYTE SAUVREZY (born 1815)

A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases

c. 1850 France

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A Very Fine Pair of Napoleon III Style Ebony and Pietre Dure Bookcases Attributed to Auguste-Hippolyte Sauvrezy (1815-1854).

The Locks Signed 'Huby Fils'.

This exceptional pair of ebonised bookcases each have a moulded cornice above a pair of glazed doors set within finely cast gilt-bronze frames and enclosing three adjustable shelves, all above a frieze drawer and a pair of cupboards with moulded frames.

The frieze beneath the cornice is inlaid with panels of Brèche Violette marble centred by a lozenge of Rouge Griotte. The uprights and frieze drawer of each bookcase are inlaid in Sarrancolin with cabochons of Lapis Lazuli; the frieze drawer centred by a lozenge of Verde Antico.

Sauvrezy, specialised in ebonised furniture often in the classical style and nearly always incorporating pietre dure or fine hard stone inlay.
Dimensions
Height 278.00 cm (109.45 inches)
Width 155.00 cm (61.02 inches)
Depth 52.00 cm (20.47 inches)
Stock Code
B53163
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