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Atributed to Joseph Parvis (1831-1909). An Egyptian rosewood, bone and mother of pearl inlaid ebonized console and mirror, second half 19th century

Lot reference 18890853

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In good original condition, some losses to inlay, would benefit from some attention

Measurements: 134cm x 54cm pr. X 265cm alt. Only the mirrors were 165cm alt.

This piece is attributed to Giuseppe Parvis (1831-1909). Born in Bremen in Lombardy, he studied at the Accademia Albertina in Turin. In 1859 he settled in Cairo where he made and sold furniture. He gained international fame following the Universal Expositions in Paris in 1867, Philadelphia in 1876, Milan in 1881 and Turin in 1884, especially with his Egyptian revival style pieces.

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