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    Sale 5369

    Christie's Interiors - Oak Edition

    4 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    A GERMAN OAK LINENFOLD CUPBOARD

    16TH CENTURY, PROBABLY WESTPHALIAN

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN OAK LINENFOLD CUPBOARD
    16TH CENTURY, PROBABLY WESTPHALIAN
    Enclosed by a pair of twin-panel doors flanking a smaller door with panel below, the doors with strap hinges, the sides plain, later parts
    37 in.(94 cm.) high; 49 in. (125 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53 cm.) deep


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's London, 10 November 1967, Lot 101
    This lot includes a photograph of the cupboard with a hand-written note to the reverse by the London dealer Sam Wolsey (signed and dated 28.v.70) stating that he had acquired it in Cologne in 1922


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of Alan Mann ( Lots 1-30A )


    Literature

    Apollo magazine, October 1944