French Empire period mahogany bookcase cabinet with applied gilt metal mounts. The recessed upper tripartite section has a shaped cornice and plain frieze decorated with cast figures. Below, three glazed doors enclose wood shelves. The lower section has three short frieze drawers above three recessed cupboard doors with female masks, laurel wreaths, figures and a central profile bust of Napoleon and Josephine flanked by monopode supports. Circa 1830.
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