Lot 48 (Antiques & Collectables, 26th August 2017)

Gabriel Viardot (1830 - 1906) French An important late 19th century French walnut side cabinet in the French Japonism taste the base with twin-panelled doors, one penetrated by a two sectional applied bronze dragon with surrounding geometric incised detail, the other decorated centrally with an applied bronze beast's mask with incised bordering, both open to reveal a shelved interior, set below two drawers leading upward to two-tiered compartmental open shelves, one column support adorned with an intertwined bronze dragon, with pierced borders and further caved dragon brackets, all below twin panelled doors with highly detailed inlaid mother-of-pearl and carved decoration of architectural exteriors and floral studies, below a tiered top. All supported on a bracket base, the top compartment side with a 12 character Japanese signature, signed to the opposite side G. Viardot and dated 1887, 179 cm high, 96 cm wide (maximum), 44 cm deep.

Sold for £5,000


 

Gabriel Viardot (1830 - 1906) French An important late 19th century French walnut side cabinet in the French Japonism taste the base with twin-panelled doors, one penetrated by a two sectional applied bronze dragon with surrounding geometric incised detail, the other decorated centrally with an applied bronze beast's mask with incised bordering, both open to reveal a shelved interior, set below two drawers leading upward to two-tiered compartmental open shelves, one column support adorned with an intertwined bronze dragon, with pierced borders and further caved dragon brackets, all below twin panelled doors with highly detailed inlaid mother-of-pearl and carved decoration of architectural exteriors and floral studies, below a tiered top. All supported on a bracket base, the top compartment side with a 12 character Japanese signature, signed to the opposite side G. Viardot and dated 1887, 179 cm high, 96 cm wide (maximum), 44 cm deep.

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