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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 382

    A DUTCH GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED MARQUETRY MAHOGANY CABINET

    CIRCA 1800, THE MARQUETRY LATER

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED MARQUETRY MAHOGANY CABINET
    CIRCA 1800, THE MARQUETRY LATER
    The triangular open dentilled pediment centred by a classical urn on a platform with an egg-and-dart moulded border, the dentilled frieze above two panelled doors with squared rosettes framing a marquetry panel of a flowering urn below a shell suspended from swags of drapery, flanked by stop-fluted pilasters, enclosing two shelves above a mahogany-fronted tier with two drawers below, above another tier with three drawers, the base section with two panelled doors with squared rosettes framing a marquetry panel, flanked by stop-fluted pilasters, enclosing four slides, above a shaped apron centred by a classical urn, on square tapering feet with simulated fluting, the ormolu mounts and one shelf later, three slides missing, later back feet
    109 in. (277 cm.) high; 67 in. (170 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep


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