Side cabinet

Paul-Louis Mergier (1891-1986)
Paris, c. 1928
Carcase of oak and slatted poplar, covered in green oasis goatskin, plastic sabots, lacquered wood lock plates and hinges with eggshell and mother-of-pearl inlay, silk and silver thread tassel, parchment interior
Gift of Monsieur Jean Edouard Dubrujeaud in memory of Monsieur Jacques Doucet, 1958
Inv. 38153
© MAD

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This side cabinet was present in Jacques Doucet’s studio at 33, Rue Saint-James in Neuilly-sur-Seine where it was used to store literary manuscripts, notably those of André-Louis Suarès.