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    Sale 5910

    Christie's Interiors

    28 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 343

    A GERMAN EBONISED AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED CABINET-ON-STAND

    BY A. TÜRPE, DRESDEN, SECOND-HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN EBONISED AND GILT-METAL MOUNTED CABINET-ON-STAND
    By A. Türpe, Dresden, Second-half 19th century
    The rectangular top with central engraved and pierced mounts of a winged figure surrounded by birds and stylised scrolling foliage, above a pair of similarly decorated cupboard doors enclosing an arrangement of four drawers, each with painted oval porcelain mounts, below a further frieze drawer on spirally turned legs joined by a shaped X-stretcher, one of the drawers to the interior bearing a paper label for 'A Türpe.Fabrique d'Ebeniste/Königl.Sächs. Hof-Kunst-Tischler/DRESDEN/Marienstrasse No.24.'
    44¼ in. (112.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (36.5 cm.) deep


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