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An important Napoleon III ormolu and hardstone-mounted ebonised side-cabinet.

Front with three doors between ormolu-bronze applications, pilasters with male and female heads. The doors with colourful applying florentine hardstones and scagliola on polished dark slate plate. Brass inlay and decorative ormolu bronze applications.

Under a door the cabinet is stamped "Heubes".

Hubert-Joseph Heubès was an ebeniste and ebeniste marchand and he had a shop in Paris, Rue du Parc-Royal since 1854. He has also exhibited at the "Exposition Universelle" in 1867.

Heubès was expert in the Boulle and Florentine Hartstone technique.

A similar furniture by Hubert-Joseph Heubès is illustrated in the book "19th Century European Furniture", Christopher Payne, page 71 with colour illustration and on the back cover of this book.

Paris, Hubert-Joseph Heubès, third quarter 19th century.


Height: 119 cm

Width: 216 cm

Depth: 46 cm


Literature: Denise Ledoux-Lebard, Le Mobilier Francais Du XIX Sièle - dictionnaire des ébénistes et menuisiers, page 259. Y. Gairand, Le Guidargus Des Meubles des ébénistes aux designers, page 136.