Rare and Important Orientalist Corner Cabinet by Carlo Bugatti

Important and rare cabinet by Carlo Bugatti, (1856-1940) . This exceptional cabinet of asymmetrical design is made of intricately carved and ebonized walnut inlaid with pewter, bone and copper, partially covered with parchment. It is fitted with drawers, shelves and multiple display cabinets.The central section features three orientalist scenes ink on vellum .Carlo Bugatti was a famous designer active at the turn of the century. His pieces are rare and highly prized. He was the father of Rembrandt Bugatti who was a renowned sculptor, his work is also highly valuable and very rare since he died at 32. Ettore Bugatti, his other son founded the Bugatti Motor Car Company.Literature: Carlo-Rembrandt-Ettore-Jean Bugatti, Dejean. Italy: circa 1902. Provenance: private collection Wisconsin

50 in.
84 in.
33 in.
Very good original condition consistent with age and use. Some small inlaid and applied pieces replaced as can be expected due to age. Provenance: Tajan, Paris, London, November 3, 2011, lot 64; 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.

Circa 1902