French Ormolu-Mounted Mahogany and Coromandel Lacquer Cabinet by Fernand Kohl
A French ormolu-mounted mahogany, satine, and Chinese coromandel lacquer cabinet by Fernand Kohl, Paris, circa 1880. Surmounted by a rectangular marble top, opening with two doors to an interior fitted with one shelf, and mirrored glass, above a frieze drawer with a push release button, on square tapering legs and toupie feet joined by an under-tier, the back stamped Fernand Kohl/ 55 rue traversière/ PARIS. Fernand Kohl, situated at 55 Rue Traversiere in Paris, exhibited in the Paris Exhibition Universelle of 1889 where he obtained a bronze medal. Literature: - Denise LeDoux-Lebard, Dictionnaire des Ebénistes et Menuisiers du 19e siècle, Les éditions de l'Amateur, 1989. A nearly identical cabinet was in collection Pierre Lecoules, Paris. Measures: 63" high x 38" wide x 17" deep. Very good condition. Ready to place. Normal wear consistent with age and use.