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Rare American Renaissance Carved, Parcel Ebonized, Gilt-Incised and Porcelain-Mounted Rosewood Cabinet, 19th c., New York, possibly Pottier & Stymus, architectonic crest with spindled gallery, center arched cabinet with marquetry trophee opens to maple interior, flanked by shelves, with stop-fluted supports, plinth base, h. 65 in., w. 61 in., d. 19 in. Note: The lavishly decorated cabinet in the present lot is among the group of rare Napoleon III-influenced furniture made by prestigious New York cabinetmakers such as Pottier & Stymus, Alexander Roux, and Leon Marcotte. This cabinet is closely related to a New York mirrored console from the renowned Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection conserved by the High Museum of Art, featuring ebonized embellishments, gilt incising, similar polychrome porcelain plaques, and nearly identical scrolled foliate carvings.
Ref.: Pierce, Donald C. Art & Enterprise: American Decorative Art, 1825-1917, The Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection. Atlanta: High Museum of Art, 1999, pp.128-129.

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Rosewood Cabinet, possibly Pottier & Stymus

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
$2,5001 Bid
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