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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 206

    A MALINES EBONISZD WOOD AND ALABASTER TABLE CASKET

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MALINES EBONISZD WOOD AND ALABASTER TABLE CASKET
    17TH CENTURY
    Of rectangular outline, the sides of architectural form carved in relief with arches and columns, with two secret drawers to the sides, above a moulded and stepped base
    18 cm. high x 33 cm. wide x 20.5 cm. deep


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    Comparable exemples of Malines table casket of alabaster and ebonized wood were sold at Christie's South Kensington, 28 June 2000, lot 39 and in the same rooms on 20 May 2008, lot 85.

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    Provenance

    From the Estate of Her Serene Highness The Princess zu Salm-Reifferscheidt-Dyck.
    Thence by descent


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY