Emile Galle - Walnut and Marquetry Inlaid Casket, circa 1900. Signed with inlaid signature Gallé. Inlaid with tulips and with applied carved whiplashes framing each side, the hinged cover carved with foliate motifs to each corner and enclosing a void interior, the bronze escutcheon cast as a moth. H: 28cm, W: 36cm, D: 24cm. Sold at GBP 9360 in Sep 2003, Sotheby's.
Cottage chic without the shabby ... fresh white with raspberry accessories give this dining room a country modern feel; lots of light coloured accessories add charm making the room feeling cluttered and the dove grey and white damask wallpaper makes a perfect backdrop.