Medal cabinet in the Egyptian taste

Medal cabinet in the Egyptian taste

Medal cabinet in the Egyptian taste
About 1810 Paris
After a design attributed to Charles Percier (1764-1813)
Veneered with amboyna and mahogany and inlaid with engraved silver mounts by the firm of Martin Guillaume Biennais (1764-1843)
Made for someone in the circle of the Emperor Napoleon
© Victoria and Albert Museum, London