This is a handsome Vintage ormolu and porcelain mounted tulipwood, mahogany, burr walnut and marquetry bow front vitrine in the Louis XV transitional style, dating from the second half of the 20th Century.
It bears the impressed stamp of the renowned cabinet maker "Mariner 1893". Mariner, is one of the most exclusive lighting and furniture manufacturers in the world, founded in 1893 and based in Valencia, Spain. Their collections are the object of desire for lovers of products with soul.
The vitrine features a pair of glazed doors with burr walnut and floral marquetry panels, which enclose three shelves, over a useful cupboard. The ends are bowed with bow glass over beautiful parquetry tulipwood panels.
The frieze below the elegant cornice is wonderfully decorated with twenty three circular floral painted ormolu mounted porcelain plaques. The cabinet is further decorated with superb quality ormolu mounts and it is raised on large ormolu lion's paw feet.
This cabinet came from a large country house in Yorkshire and they bought it from "Meubles Francais" one of the premier retailers of high quality furniture in Mayfair, London in the 1970s.
With original working lock and key.
The quality and attention to detail throughout is second to none.
In really excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 186 x Width 157 x Depth 49
Dimensions in inches:
Height 6 feet, 1 inch x Width 5 feet, 2 inches x Depth 1 foot, 7 inches
Our reference: 08078
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