Cabinet Writting Wardrobe Burgau Marquetry Napoléon III Period 19th Century Wallpaper flag

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"Cabinet Writting Wardrobe Burgau Marquetry Napoléon III Period 19th Century Wallpaper"
Cabinet, cupboard, writing desk, jewelry box
Amazing !!
Napoleon III period
opening with 2 leaves as well as on the top
burgau inlaid doors:
-medallions with mother-of-pearl flower bouquet
- burgau framing
-multi-tone gilding
the sides are largely inlaid with mother-of-pearl flower bouquets
ogee on the upper part and the lower part decorated with gold
black back
hood decorated with a Dutch school painting (17th century inspiration)
Interior including small and large drawers with bone buttons and burgau decor
The bottom drawer reveals a small writing desk beautifully decorated with flowers.
stamp, inkwell, tablet, pen holder and tray in original royal blue silk velvet
Perfect functioning, Napoleon III period,
1 key operates the doors
One of the characteristics of the Napoleon III period, which stands out for a certain originality in the marquetry and decoration of the furniture.
It is true that the use of papier-mâché with a black background, of English origin, was particularly original in the 19th century.
This technique is based on an amalgam of paper, glue and hot-solidified and molded plaster. This material then as hard as wood is then varnished, lacquered and decorated.
This process is often inlaid with mother-of-pearl, painted with a golden or floral pattern. This marquetry technique is suitable for small objects but also for large pieces of furniture.
“Burgauté” papier maché was adopted by French furniture manufacturers from 1860.
Dimensions: height: 36cm width: 33 cm depth: 29 cm
Price: 3 500 €
Period: 19th century
Style: Napoleon 3rd
Condition: Fully restored in our whorkshop

Material: Other
Width: 33
Height: 36
Depth: 29

Reference: 1210852
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Antiquités Biau, specialized in boulle marquetry 19th
Cabinet Writting Wardrobe Burgau Marquetry Napoléon III Period 19th Century Wallpaper
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