A spectacular and important French 19th century Louis XVI st., cira 1880, tulipwood and ormolu black Japanese lacquer two door Meuble à Hauteur d’Appui. The rectangular Vert Antico marble top over an egg and dart ormolu moulding is above a handsome and very decorative pair of doors inset with lacquer panels. The panels with figural landscapes and centered by an ormolu satyr mask marked at the corners with trailing husks, opening to a double shelved interior. The serpentine apron with ribbon-tied foliate mounts headed by chimera. The sides with similar detailed lacquer panels on waisted bracket feet with many of the mounts stamped ‘MB’. The back of the cabinet has a partially effaced retailers brand stamp ‘Ch Deville J. Maubert SUCR 281 Avenue de L’Opra et rue Gaillon, Paris”.