A monumental and heavily carved rosewood cabinet, Meiji Period - Japanese. Extensive carved design and impressive detail throughout. Measures 103 X 62 X 24 deep. LOT 248 I have one a bit like this. Purchased it off my sister who had an antique business.
Place of origin: Paris, France (made). 1855 (made). Artist/Maker: Fourdinois, Alexandre-Georges, born 1799 - died 1871 (designer and maker). Materials and Techniques: Carved walnut; the carcase and drawer linings of oak.
Gothic Revival Oak Armoire in the Spirit of Violett-le-duc
The decorations on this highly architectural piece of furniture include bas-reliefs, scupture in the round, and painted panels. It has often been compared to the work of the architect and ornamentalist Hugues Sambin French (circa