An Important Antique Cabinet by Henry Dasson
An Important Antique Cabinet by Henry Dasson
An Important Antique Cabinet by Henry Dasson

HENRY DASSON (born 1825)

An Important Antique Cabinet by Henry Dasson

c. 1884 France

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Constructed in amboyna and mahogany, with boxwood and ebony stringing, dressed with fine ormolu mounts. Rising from tapering and bronze collared toupie feet the breakfront rectangular form having everted radiused corners, which issue stepped and fluted bronze mounted columns, with capitols of torsade form; the door has a lacquered fete galante framed within a pearl decorated bronze frame, enclosing a shelved interior; the frieze has a running rinceaux band, capped by a bronze frame housing the Rouge de Languedoc marble top. Stamped twice by the maker, Henry Dasson, and dated 1884.
Henry Dasson (1825-1896) established at 106 Rue Vielle du-Temple, was one of the most celebrated Parisien bronzier ebenists. His work is renowned for the fine quality of the metalwork, utilising the designs of the ancien regime, and adapting them to conform with the needs of the times. He participated at the Expositions Universelles in 1878 and 1889 and examples of his work were purchased by the English Royal Family.
Height 119.50 cm (47.05 inches)
Width 161.00 cm (63.39 inches)
Depth 45.00 cm (17.72 inches)
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Amboyna, mahogany, boxwood, ebony, ormolu

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