CABINET,Renaissance, Loire region circa 1570/80. Walnut, ivory and mother of pearl with exceptionally fine inlays; allegorical figures of "abondance" and Minerva, lions, chimera, flowers, leaves and ornamental frieze. Bronze mounts and knobs. 138x55x202 cm.
A Napoléon III gilt bronze mounted Sèvres style porcelain inset kingwood and tulipwood basket-weave parquetry side cabinet Paris, circa 1870 the carrara marble top over spring-loaded frieze drawer, the cupboard door opening to a single shelf.