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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 317

    A GERMAN WALNUT, FIGURED-WALNUT, ASH AND IVORY INLAID CABINET

    BRUNSWICK, CIRCA 1740-1750

    Price Realised  

    A GERMAN WALNUT, FIGURED-WALNUT, ASH AND IVORY INLAID CABINET
    BRUNSWICK, CIRCA 1740-1750
    The arched cornice surmounted by a stylized shell, above a pair of doors inlaid with strapworks and centred by the figures of Victory and Fidelity, enclosing a paper linen interior with nine drawers, above a waved base with three drawers, on intricately carved foliate feet
    229 cm. high x 139 cm. wide x 61 cm. deep


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    The design and its overall shape suggest that this cabinet was made in the vicinity of Braunschweig, as the typical inlaid panels found on the doors can be related to similar work executed in Braunschweig during the 1750's.
    Comparable pieces are illustrated in H. Kreisel, Die Kunst des deutschen Möbels, Vol. II, München, 1970, ill. 875-879.

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