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Part of a pair of cabinets on stands in the style of 17th century Italian cabinets. The carcase is veneered in ebony, with panels of boulle marquetry in a design of floral arabesques. The doors open to reveal inner compartments decorated with lapis lazuli, agates and engraved ivory.
Monbro won a medal at the 1855 International Exhibition in Paris for a similar, if not identical, pair of cabinets.
Height: Height: 163 cm.
Artist / Maker: Monbro
Object Type: cabinet
Period: Napoleon III
Actual Date: c.1855
Century: 19th century
Materials: Earthenware, Ebony, Hardstone
Museum Accession Number: FW.104 A