Gabriel Viardot Aesthetic Movement Curio Cabinet

Gabriel Viardot (French, 1830-1906). Aesthetic movement curio cabinet. The superstructure formed in the shape of a pagoda with bronze phoenix decoration over a glazed beveled shaped door. With an arrangement of shelves, and juxtaposed with shelves below. The door with Shibiyama style decoration of geometric carved ground and applied bone and mother of pearl figures on a pierced fretwork apron and scrolled feet. Provenance: From the Estate of Horst Rechelbacher, Osceola, Wisconsin. Horst Rechelbacher, the founder of Aveda and Intelligent Nutrients, was a pioneer in the field of safe and eco-friendly cosmetics. The same curiosity that led him to explore ways to improve the beauty industry led him to travel the world, collecting rare and beautiful objects as he went. Height: 78 in x width: 30 1/4 in x depth: 14 in.