Mueble D’appui with a Central Head of Minerva

A very high quality Napoleon III period meuble d’appui’s (chest), of unusual design. The rosewood and ebonized case has an inset white marble top; the cabinet front and sides have applied carved and gilded wood decorative panels, most striking being the central large carved and gilded head of Minerva; there is a top drawer above a shelved interior venered in satinwood.  France circa 1860.

Dimensions: 18″D (46cm) x 41″W (104cm) x 43.5″H (110cm)

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