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A rare pair of Régence Chinese lacquer and japanned wood cabinets

A rare pair of Régence Chinese lacquer and japanned wood cabinets

A rare pair of Régence Chinese lacquer and japanned wood cabinets

Descriptive

Each with a rectangular breccia marble top above two doors decorated with Chinese lacquer panels adorned with a shrub, flowers, bird and butterflies. The lateral panels with pine, prunus and bamboo, so called the three friends of winter. Each lacquer panel within stylised scrolls friezes.

 

Height: 133 cm

Width: 137 cm

Depth: 43 cm

 

Provenance : Luzarche d’Azay collection in Paris in late 19th century.

 

Conditions : marble top replaced, the top and base of one of the cabinet have been altered in 19th century, partially remounted.