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    Sale 2818

    European Noble and Private Collections

    31 March - 1 April 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 308

    A NORTH GERMAN WALNUT AND FIGURED WALNUT CUPBOARD 'HAMBURGER SCHAPP'

    HAMBURG, LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A NORTH GERMAN WALNUT AND FIGURED WALNUT CUPBOARD 'HAMBURGER SCHAPP'
    HAMBURG, LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The stepped moulded cornice centred by the allegorical figure of Vanity, above a pair of panelled doors flanked by pilasters and a base with two drawers, the feet lacking
    198 cm. high x 226 cm. wide x 90 cm. deep


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    The name Hamburger Schapp was already in use at the beginning of the 18th century. Johann Christian Senkeisen gave an accurate description of this type of cupboard in his book Leipziger Architektur-, Kunst-, und Seulenbuch, Leipzig, 1707.

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