super good quality with elegant shape and small size, the serpentine parquetry top above a bombé body fitted with 2 oak-lined drawers all raised on splayed legs ending in hoof feet; maker's label 'Auffray & Co. NYC" Auffray's & Co. originated in France in the early 1800's. It established a NYC workroom and showroom on 3rd Avenue in 1941. It later spent 40 years on 56th Street and now resides 200 Lexington Avenue in the Design Building. Auffray produced superb quality French reproduction furniture for high-end department stores such as Gimbels and B.
how fantastic is this dressing cabinet/chest?; flip-up top with interior mirror and fitted compartment; above a shaped front with two bi-fold doors with interior drawers; the upper section with two small drawers; excellent restored condition; stamped 'John Widdicomb, Grand Rapids'