Luxury Design, Past & Present
Pair French Louis XV Style Two door Corner Cabinets with Marble Tops-This finely made pair of Encoignures or Corner cabinets are fully labeled with the maker's mark of Bedel & Cie, La Garde Meuble Public, 18 Rue St Augustn. Done in the Louis XV style they consist of a pair of doors quarter veneered in Tulip wood and Purple wood which is separated by satin wood line inlays. Inside the doors are two shelves and ample storage space for corner units. The door locks are fronted with foliate cast escutcheons and the cabinets have corner top mounts and sabots all in gilt bronze. Topped by thick marble the pair are rich and bold decorative elements useful in any fine home.