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Continental Marquetry & kingwood Jardiniere

A Napoleon III, Continental kingwood gilt metal and marquetry jardiniere. The shaped lid with gilt metal gallery, lifting to reveal the original metal liner, above a serpentine shaped body with inlaid floral panels, supported by four curved square section legs united by a shaped platform stretcher with similar inlay. The whole mounted with ormolu. Label to underside of top, indistinctly marked Bruxelles.

Circa 1870