19857 Rosewood Inlaid Credenza - Pottier & Stymus

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Offered today is AN OUTSTANDING AESTHETIC MOVEMENT ROSEWOOD INLAID CREDENZA ATTRIBUTED TO POTTIER & STYMUS, dating from the 1880's era. August Pottier and William Stymus started their business in 1859 in New York City (showroom was on Broadway). They produced some truly lavish furnishings, mist in the New-Greco, Renaissance Revival, Egyptian Revival and Modern Gothic styles. Some of their notable clients were President U.S. Grant, William Rockefeller, Leland Stanford and Thomas Edison. Some examples of their work are in the Brooklyn Museum. This extraordinary cabinet is embellished by bronze busts of classical maidens at the corner and in the frieze. The central door features a bronze plaque within a molded panel depicting a maiden pouring water from an urn. The credenza with concave molded raised top with baise liner. The case has a molded central door mounted with a classical bronze figure, opening to a bird's eye maple interior with a single shelf. This is flanked by corbels decorated by incised carved gilt vinery and surmounted by pilasters with bronze female busts, further flanked by incurved sides with ornate marquetry panels of ribbon-tied floral garlands entwining a torch. The blocked base is finished with incised gilt carvings and raised on molded feet. The borders throughout the credenza are comprised of polished cast-bronze decorations of varying design. SIZE: 52-1/2" h x 53" w x 19" d. CONDITION: Credenza retains original dry surface with rich color and patina which could use a good cleaning and detail to bring out the beautiful woods used. Someone has done some minor touch up on some of the gold incise lines.. Structurally very good to excellent. Shipping costs to the New England states would be $395.00. Outside the New England states shipping would increase so if you email your delivery zip code we can quote you for your area. Beautiful item!!

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Furniture & Furnishings
Antiques (approx100yrs)
(Width x Height X Depth)
53.00 x 52.50 x 19.00