Gabriel Viardot Aesthetic Movement Curio Cabinet

Gabriel Viardot (French, 1830-1906). Aesthetic movement curio cabinet. The superstructure with a glazed beveled shaped door and arrangement of shelves, with one drawer with an abalone bird (one missing) and foo dog shaped handles juxtaposed with shelves below decorated with a mythological beast support. 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: 67 3/4 in x width: 26 in x depth: 12 in.