SEE LAST IMAGES 10 & 11. Colour palette and retaining its original decorative door furniture, this cabinet. Starting life in the early 20th c.
Across the Channel in France, it has recently been repurposed as a very pretty bathroom or perfume cabinet with the addition of graphics inspired by antique French perfume labels originated by the renowned parfumerie , Jn. Giraud Fils in Grasse, at the turn of the last century between 1890 - 1910. The inscription reads: PARFUMERIE PRINCIPE DES FLEURS, AUX DE LAVENDE, DOUBLE AMBREE, PREPAREE par Jn. Central to the design is Napoleon's bee emblem chosen to represent his status as Emperor.This motif is rich in meaning, and has come to symbolise hard work, diligence and orderliness due to the bee's industrious habits. Using skills acquired over a lifetime of gainful employment, the gilded graphics have been applied with both precision and permanence , by. A highly accomplished, retired English. Although art directed here with the addition of appropriate perfume bottles. It would of course be equally be at home housing toiletries of any kind, or indeed used as a general display cabinet. Currently freestanding, though could easily be converted to a w all-hanging cabinet. Hanging hooks to the rear. Please look carefully at the images as they form part of the description. WILL BE DISPATCHED ENCASED IN POLYSTYRENE FOR PROTECTION. In image 10, we show a similar cabinet hung in situ. 44.5 CMS WITHOUT OVERHANGING BASE. FEATURED TOILETRIES FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY, AND NOT INCLUDED.
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The item "REPURPOSED ART DECO BATHROOM, DISPLAY CABINET. FRENCH PERFUME BOTTLE GRAPHICS" is in sale since Saturday, July 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Cabinets\20th Century". The seller is "lacewing-provencal" and is located in Hampton.This item can be shipped worldwide.