DASSON, Henri
(b. 1825, Paris, d. 1896, Paris)

Low cabinet (Meuble à hauteur d'appui)

1855-65
Gilt bronze mounted mahogany, 129 x 183 x 66 cm
Private collection

This Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted mahogany cabinet was produced in Paris in the workshop of Henri Dasson. It was meant to be placed in a prominent room. Interestingly, it is constructed like a piece of architecture with pediments and marble tops framing a picture.