French School, (18th century); French. Medium: marquetry wood. Date: 18th Century. Armoire-buffet a decor Revolutionnaire; embleme et devise de l'union; 'The Union of the French people brings fear to the enemy and confounds the enemy's plans'; fasces are a symbol of different elements bound together for a common cause; Provenance: Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.