Lot 136

TOPINO Charles. Master in 1773. (Attributed to). HAPPY DAY TRANSITION in rosewood veneer and precious woods with exceptional inlaid utensils. The inlaid decoration consists on the 3 sides, the top and the shelf of vases, bowls, upside down vases, flowerpots, card games, inkwells, books, bottles and flower vases. It opens in the upper part by 2 small doors framing a niche and a series of 3 drawers in alignment. In the belt, a large drawer with a writing tablet. It rests on curved and facetted legs framing a finely inlaid shelf framed by a gallery. Gilded bronze ornamentation. Ep.18th century. H.110 L.73 P.44. Bibliography : This piece of furniture is referenced in Pierre KJELLBERG's book, le mobilier français du XVIIIè, page 843. A similar model is present in the collections of the castle of Champs-sur-Marne.