"Small Office Of Slope Napoleon III By Théodore Year Rue Chapon"Small Louis XV style sloping desk decorated on all sides with a mark of cubes without bottoms in cartridges. It rests only four arched feet, the belt on the front and the side parts are animated. It opens with a flap that reveals three small drawers inlaid plus a secret drawer. The interior is sheathed in blue velvet, the lock is signed "Th. Year, Rue Chapon 22. Paris" Nice work of Napoleon III period by Teodore Year This cabinetmaker of the second half of the nineteenth was specialized in the necessary toilet, small boxes, caskets, liquor cabinets, wedding boxes and small pieces of pleasure furniture. He presented many creations at the French industry exhibition of 1844, for which he won a bronze medal. His house had a very good reputation. He excelled in the entrenchments of brass, copper, and tortoiseshell. He took over in 1856 the house CHABERT, at 22 rue Chapon, and exercised until 1863. Among its specialties, very complex marquetry and difficult to achieve, with fine engravings grids.