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    A Fine French Napoleon-III Gilt Bronze and Ebonized Mahogany Parlor Cabinet, circa 1870
    Signature to bronze plaque: A.D.K. Saïbas
    34-1/2 x 68 x 21 inches (87.6 x 172.7 x 53.3 cm)

    The cabinet with an inset King of Prussia black marble top on conforming blocked d-end carcass with colonettes flanking three doors, with central plaque depicting Athena signed A.D.K Saïbus, side doors with urn-form plaques; the plinth extensively mounted with foliate cartouches resting on squat toupie feet.



    Condition Report*: Structurally sound and presenting well overall. Marble top has filled fissures and light surface scratches; central cabinet lacks shelves; flanking cabinet shelves present and are adjustable; cabinet interiors feature string inlay and other good veneers. Locks present, keys absent; later metal braces affixed to back; Bronze mounts are well cast and attractive with slight patina; ebonized surface is mostly smooth with one shrinkage fissure to left side door, nicks and dents to stile corners and scattered craquelure especially on lower part of central door (as expected for age and use).
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    7th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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