Gabriel Viardot Chinoiserie Curio Cabinet

Gabriel Viardot (French, 1830-1906). Aesthetic movement chinoiserie cabinet. The rectangular top with a raised end along the left has a meandering dragon applied to the central top element. The top is over a glazed door with central fan motif and opening to shelves, above drawers and shelves with elephant head supports all resting on aniform 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: 70 in x width: 35 in x depth: 14 1/2 in.