Beautiful marble top small serpentine fronted cabinet, with a burr walnut middle panel that's smothered with marquetry of many different woods. I think the main wood on the carcass is either walnut or Kingwood, with inlay too & it also has well cast gilt metal mounts. This piece is in good condition throughout, including the marble top & it has just been French polished.
American Paint-Decorated Slant-Front Spice Box , c. 1800, the slant lid enclosing three tiers of small drawers, straight drawer over serpentine base drawer, attractive old paint surface (Lid with painted trees is probably an old replacement.) height 13 in., width 8 1/2 in., depth 11 in
A VICTORIAN GILT-METAL MOUNTED EBONIZED, SCARLET TORTOISESHELL AND METAL INLAID CREDENZA SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY Of small proportions and shaped breakfront outline, the central cabinet door flanked by two serpentine glazed cupboards to each end.
Secretaire Leonard Boudin Date 1761 - 1804 A Louis XV japanned small secretaire a abattant or writing cabinet, with a 'Breccia' marble top and serpentine body. The fall-front opens disclosing a serpentine interior in purplewood, with cupboard below; the front and sides have large panels of gilt raised landscapes on black ground; mounted with rococo ormolu borders, scrolled corners with cartouches, and scrolled feet. These were very popular in late eighteenth century France and many, like…