French Second Empire period sideboard or buffet with ormolu mounts, crotch mahogany veneer over mixed woods. Comprised of a black marble top with rounded corners over two drawers with ormolu mounts, depicting opposing cupids holding a laurel wreath. Two cabinet doors, with star ormolu mounts to the corners and laurel wreath ormolu mounts to the centers, opening to reveal one adjustable shelf. Upper stiles with figural ormolu mounts above architectural columns with ormolu capitals and bases, lower straight skirt with mask and foliate ormolu mounts, over carved ormolu paw front feet. 39 1/2" H x 50 3/8" W x 22 1/2" D. Late 19th century. CONDITION: Scattered losses to mahogany veneers, especially to upper and lower edge of left door, scattered abrasions to the case, age cracks to right side of case, some areas of fading to the finish.
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