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Vernis Martin Curio Cabinet, France, c.1825
Louis XV style, ormolu mounted mahogany cabinet with a high quality Vernis Martin style painting on the door.
Vernis Martin refers to a special lacquer varnish that was developed by the Martin brothers in France about 1740.
This vitrine has a single door that opens to the display shelves, and a storage area below. The lid is also hinged, and lifts to access the curio area on top.