A French ormolu-mounted mahogany, satine, and Chinese coromandel lacquer cabinet by Fernand Kohl, Paris, circa 1880. Surmounted by a rectangular marble top, opening with two doors to an interior fitted with one shelf, and mirrored glass, above a frieze drawer with a push release button, on square tapering legs and toupie feet joined by an under-tier, the back stamped Fernand Kohl/ 55 rue traversi_в__µ_Хre/ PARIS. Fernand Kohl, situated at 55 Rue Traversiere in Paris, exhibited in the Paris Exhibition Universelle of 1889 where he obtained a bronze medal. Literature: - Denise LeDoux-Lebard, Dictionnaire des Eb_в__µе©nistes et Menuisiers du 19e si_в__µ_Хcle, Les _в__µе©ditions de l'Amateur, 1989. A nearly identical cabinet was in collection Pierre Lecoules, Paris. Measures: 63"" high x 38"" wide x 17"" deep. Very good condition. Ready to place. Normal wear consistent with age and use.
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