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    Sale 7433

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 141

    A FLEMISH BRASS AND ENGRAVED SILVER FOIL-MOUNTED EBONY CABINET

    MID-17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FLEMISH BRASS AND ENGRAVED SILVER FOIL-MOUNTED EBONY CABINET
    MID-17TH CENTURY
    The rectangular hinged and moulded top enclosing a secret sliding compartment, fitted to the reverse with a mirror and two engraved panels depicting figures representative of Charity and Justice, and enclosing a red fabric-lined well, above a hinged fall-front enclosing an architectural interior with seven variously sized drawers and simulated drawers arranged around a central stage-set compartment with verre eglomisé panel and revealing three further secret drawers, the canted angles with herm pilasters, above a moulded plinth and bun feet
    12¼ in. (31cm.) high; 13¼ in. (34cm) wide; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN (LOTS 29, AND 138-160)