NAPOLEON III EBONY MARBLE TOP BOMBE COMMODE WITH JADE LAPIS AGATE 41 62 20


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2070
$10,000 - $15,000
Furniture Piece, Example Console

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NAPOLEON III EBONY MARBLE TOP BOMBE COMMODE, WITH JADE, LAPIS, AGATE H 41", W 62", D 20"

Green marble beveled top. Serpentine front. Brass inlays. Flower leaf and berry carved hard stone decorations. Elaborate bronze ormolu.


Condition:
The marble top has filler repairs at the back. One repair, at the center of the back, is approx. 4" in length and the other repair is diagonal and at the back right corner and is approx. 14" in length. The bronze mounts are of high quality and are beautifully made. The Caryatid at the left front has a shorter garland in her hand then the Caryatid at the right. But I can not find any indication of the shorter garland being broken. There are no rough edges on the garland or on the left Caryatids hand. The right door of the cabinet has a possible restoration to the upper right corner, and there is a piece of veneer missing approx. 1' x 1/4' in size. The front of the door is missing approx. 2 jade leaves and approx. three jade stems, ranging in size from 1" to 2 1/2" in length. The left door of the cabinet is missing approx. 4 jade leaves and 1 flower. There are approx. five stems missing, ranging in size from approx. 1" to 3" long. The right side panel has approx. 3 hairline cracks in the wood. The left side panel has a full length vertical crack with wood filler. TW 1-18-19
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