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Jules Leleu

Meuble feu d'Artifices, Fireworks Cabinet

France, circa 1946



Medium: Mahogany with mother of pearl and ebony inlay by Messager, gilt bronze details and ornaments.

Dimensions: 52.75 in high x 32 in wide x 19.25 in deep

An exceptional, rare mahogany cabinet made by Jules Leleu the year after the war, featuring gilt bronze details and ornaments, and an elaborate, mother of pearl and ebony inlay by Messager.

For illustrations of this identical model, see:
Mobilier et Décoration, no. 5. December 1946.
Siriex, Françoise. The House of Leleu. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 2008. p. 213, 217.

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