French Ebony Boulle Shaped Pedestal c.1870

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  • French Ebony Boulle Shaped Pedestal


77.0 x 47.0 x 35.0 cm

This fine quality ebony boulle shaped pedestal is a sight to behold!A remarkable piece of French antiquity, this 19th century French fine quality ebony boulle shaped pedestal with a secret compartment and ormolu mounts, dates back to c.1870. Crafted during the height of the Victorian era, this exquisite pedestal is a testament to the exceptional skill and artistry of French artisans of the time.The piece is made from the finest ebony wood and features delicate boulle work, an intricate decorative technique using inlaid brass and tortoise shell. The result is a beautiful contrast of dark ebony and richly coloured brass that shimmers in the light. The ormolu mounts add an extra layer of elegance and luxury, elevating the piece to a whole new level of sophistication.What makes this pedestal truly special is its secret compartment, a coveted feature that was often added to furniture pieces of the time. This hidden space adds a touch of mystery and intrigue to the piece, making it a conversation starter for any home or office. It could be used to store books, or other odds and ends you need to keep hidden away!

Price: $7,500.00

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