Salamandre aka Salamander represents those who pass through the fires of passion and of this world without stain. Therefore, it stands for chastity, loyalty, impartiality, virginity, courage, Jesus, Mary, and the faithful.
A French Renaissance Style Wood Carved Cabinet, 1893
The decorations on this highly architectural piece of furniture include bas-reliefs, scupture in the round, and painted panels. It has often been compared to the work of the architect and ornamentalist Hugues Sambin French (circa