Carlo Bugatti, Cabinet


Ref#: AR10

Tall drinks cabinet in Moorish style with Japanese motifs. Crafted in walnut and ebonized wood, with pewter and bone inlays, hand hammered wrought copper appliques (all unique) and column wrappers, bone dentil carvings and verre eglomise mirror. Spectacular inlays depicting Japanese Wagtail and Little Egret birds, fish, crabs, butterflies, tree branches, poppies and stylized Japanese symbols. Designed by Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940), Art Nouveau/Symbolism period.

Extremely similar model is part of permanent collection at Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France.

Age: Late 1880’s/early 1890’s

Origin: Milan, Italy

Measurements: 34 1/2″ w, 18″ d (base 20″ d), 86″ h

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