Hippolyte-Edme Pretot

BIOGRAPHY

Hippolyte-Edme Pretot (1812-1855) was a Paris born cabinet-maker established at 16, rue de l'abbaye in 1836; 11, bis, rue Saint-Germain-des-Prés in 1841; and from 1846 at 3 & 5 rue de Harlay. He specialised in Boulle furniture exhibiting at the Exposition Nationale in 1849 and at the 1851 Great Exhibition in London where he won a medal for a collection of hard stone inlaid furniture.

Bibliography:

Ledoux-Lebard, Denise 'Les Ebenistes du XIX Siecle', Editions de l'Amateur, (Paris) , 1984, pps. 531-2
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